Kim Carson

On today’s program, Utah State Park Naturalist Kathy Donnell has her monthly update of local state parks. Summit County Council member Kim Carson has  a recap of yesterday’s meeting. Park City Police Chief Wade Carpenter has an update on student drug use , toxicology reports and progress on the investigation into the cause of deaths of Treasure Mountain 8th grade students, Grant Seaver and Ryan Ainsworth.

Local News Hour - October 4, 2016

Oct 4, 2016

On today’s program, Host Leslie Thatcher speaks with Cheryl Fox - director of Summit Land Conservancy to talk about open space issues . Summit County Economic Development Manager Jeff Jones and Sustainability Manager Lisa Yoder are in to discuss the agenda for Wednesday's  county council meeting including the first report from the consultant hired to look at the Cline Dahle parcel and Summit County Council members Kim Carson and Roger Armstrong are both running unopposed on the November 8th ballot. We discuss the election and important issues facing council in next 4 years.

  On today’s program, host Leslie Thatcher speaks to Summit County Council Member Kim Carson about the proposed ballot and transportation measures. Swaner EcoCenter Director Nell Larson has a preview of some upcoming events and Snyderville Basin Water Reclamation District Director Mike Luers reports that due to a cooperative effort of water users in the Snyderville Basin, thousands of fish were saved last month.

On today's program Leslie Thatcher speaks with Summit County Council Member Kim Carson. Five local youth actors are performing in "It Happened One Christmas" at Pioneer Memorial Theater - four of them help get us in the Christmas spirit. Park City Planning Commission Nann Worrel served at her last meeting before joining the Park City Council in January. The Egyptian's Youtheater Program Director Jamie  Wilcox along with two of the actors talk about this fall's production of MacBeth and Debbie Drain of Cycling Chicks has information on the organization and an upcoming fundraiser.

On today's program, Leslie Thatcher speaks with Summit County Council Member Kim Carson. Park City Council Candidate Dan Portwood talks about his qualifications for the office. Sundance Film Festival Managing Director Sarah Pearce addresses Wednesday's ticketing system failure and Kim Kerr with Sunrise Rotary has details how non profit organizations can apply for a grant.

On today's Local News Hour, host Leslie Thatcher speaks to Summit County Council Chair Kim Carson with highlights from Wednesday's meeting. Actress Tatem Trotter who palsy Sonia Walk in the Neil Simon musical, "They're Playing Our Song," has details about this weekends performances. Heidi Ruster with the American Red Cross and Park Silly Sunday Market Kimberly Kuehn talk about the partnership between the two organizations.

'Transportation's Uncomfortable Choices' was the topic for Thursday night's public panel discuss and forum, hosted by the Project for a Deeper Understanding. Moderated by former Summit County Commissioner and KPCW Board President Bob Richer lead the panel into a discussion of options and plans involving transportation into and around Summit County.

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As we reported, the Summit County Council this week has a wide-ranging discussion about their Animal Control ordinances and regulations. And talking later to Council member Kim Carson, we asked her what changes the county will make this summer - and what will wait till budget time, when the Council will consider spending more money and hiring additional staff for the county dogcatcher. Rick Brough has more.

Members of the Summit County Council agree with their counterparts on Park City Council, who sent off a letter urging the Park City Mountain Resort and Talisker to settle their legal battles. The County Council talked about sending off a similar letter. Rick Brough has more.

County Council member Kim Carson has been visiting the StateLegislature on a regular basis.  She was down at Capitol Hill on its last day.  Rick Brough has more.