Kim Carson

At the launch of the new Electric Express last month, Park City and Summit County officials urged those in attendance to "ride the bus." So KPCW's Leslie Thatcher decided to ask them - if they ride the bus. Here's her report. 

Park City Sustainability Department

Last week, members of the Summit County Council met to discuss ways to be more sustainable in Park City. We interviews Council Member Kim Carson on her thoughts after the meeting. Rick Brough has more.

The case of embattled Salt Lake County Recorder Gary Ott has made headlines as county officials express concern that Ott may no longer be mentally competent -- yet lack a clear avenue in Utah law to deal with an elected official who may be incapacitated. It's an issue that could face any local government. County Council member Kim Carson said the issue has been discussed on Capitol Hill. Rick Brough has more.

Local News Hour - June 22, 2017

Jun 22, 2017

On today’s program, Summit County Council member Kim Carson recaps yesterday’s meeting. Park City Fire Chief Paul Hewitt and new Fire Marshall, Mike Owens, have details on a farewell for Assistant Chief Scott Adams next week and how fire season looks, and the possible restrictions on campfires, fireworks this summer. Park City Summit County Arts Council Director Hadley Dynak and artist Jan Massimino who has helped produce the Summit Arts Showcase.

This Green Earth - June 20, 2017

Jun 20, 2017

In a move that will help protect one of the Southwest’s most iconic landscapes, the Bureau of Land Management recently decided to remove parcels of land residing at the door step of Zion National Park from a proposed September oil and gas lease sale.  David Nimkin is the Senior Southwest  Regional Director for The National Parks Conservation Association.  He joins Chris and Nell in the first part of the show to talk about the process and the results.

The Summit County Council discussed Wednesday whether to continue with the next step in the Mountain Accord process. They said yes, but in a split 3-2 vote. The Accord has been succeeded by the Central Wasatch Commission made up of four entities in the Salt Lake Valley. Council Members Chris Robinson, Kim Carson, and Glenn Wright voted to continue with $100,000 in funding they had pledged to the Accord. The dissenters, Roger Armstrong and Doug Clyde, asked what the county is getting out of a process that's being run by interests in the Salt Lake Valley. Rick Brough has more.

The Summit County Council discussed Wednesday whether to continue with the next step in the Mountain Accord process. They said yes, but in a split 3-2 vote. The Accord has been succeeded by the Central Wasatch Commission, made up of four entities in the Salt Lake Valley.

Council members Chris Robinson, Kim Carson, and Glenn Wright voted to continue with $100,000 in funding they had pledged to the Accord. The dissenters, Roger Armstrong and Doug Clyde, asked what the county is getting out of a process that's being run by interests in the Salt Lake Valley. Rick Brough has m0re.

Local News Hour - April 27, 2017

Apr 27, 2017

On today’s program,, Summit County Council member Kim Carson reviews yesterday’s meeting. Park City Planning Commissioner Melissa Band discusses some of the issues at last night's meeting. Dave Bingham, weed supervisor from Summit County, has details on a weed abatement grant that can help homeowners in Park City area and Keith Lilly with Shepard of the Mountains Lutheran Church talks about the Community Hymn Sing on Sunday, April 30 with the new virtual organ.

Local News Hour - March 16, 2017

Mar 16, 2017

On today’s program, Summit County Council member Kim Carson reviews Wednesday’s County Council meeting.  The former Managing Director for Sundance Institute Sarah Pearce is joined by the woman stepping in her stead, Betsy Wallace to talk about the future for Pearce and Wallace’s contributions to future Sundance Film Festivals.

Local News Hour - February 2, 2107

Feb 2, 2017

On today’s program, Summit County Council member Kim Carson reviews yesterday’s county council meeting. Dr. Lawrence Yun - Chief Economist and Senior Vice President of Research at the National Association of Realtors will be presenting his statistical analysis of the current market conditions to members of the Park City Board of Realtors. He gives us a preview. Photographer Christopher Boffoli photographs are on display at the Kimball Art Center Cafe Gallery.

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