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11:05 am
Thu February 19, 2015

JSSD Says No Legislative Bailout for Jordanelle Landowners

JSSD spokesman Steve Capson

The Wasatch County Council, acting as the Jordanelle Special Service Distirct, recently approved an agreement with a former member of the county council, Steve Capson to serve as a paid spokesman for  JSSD.  He spoke with KPCW News Director Leslie Thatcher on Thursday's Local News Hour.  Here's the interview in its entirety.

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Day 5
10:44 am
Fri February 13, 2015

Pledge Drive Friday


This story came via email from a listener:

Driving home from work and dusk and seeing a moose lazily strolling down the rail trail.  Only in Park City... - Bobbi


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Day 4
1:26 pm
Thu February 12, 2015

Pledge Drive Thursday


Here is one we got from a volunteer:

A $100 bill fell out of my pants pocket at the grocery store, but I didn't notice until I got home. I figured it was gone forever. Even so, I called the store and asked if anyone had turned in any cash. Someone had, and when I went to pick it up, attached to the bill was the names and number of the 7-year-old girl who had found it and her mother. They wouldn't take any kind of cash reward - it was just 'the right thing to do'. - Jane

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Day 3
7:44 pm
Tue February 10, 2015

Pledge Drive Wednesday


Here is one we got from a listener:

Every time I see a dog riding shotgun in a Porsche or a Tesla, I smile and say out loud "only in Park City." This warms my heart. My kids can vouch for this, they even started saying it. - Jillbette

Send yours to monika@kpcw.org.


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2015 Winter Pledge Drive
4:34 pm
Sun February 8, 2015

Pledge Drive Monday


Here's one of ours:

More than 120 local businesses donate more than 200 different items to their public radio stations pledge drive.

It's Monday. It's early. But we're ready.

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Increase Renewable Resources
9:51 am
Tue February 3, 2015

Sustainability Director: 91% Of Energy Consumption Is Controllable

One of Park City Municipal's priorities is to reduce energy consumption and increase the use of renewable resources as indicated by the recent expansion of the city's solar panel portfolio on municipal buildings.   It still has a long way to go, but tenacious efforts by the sustainability department are looking deep into energy savings that are becoming more efficient and easier to apply.   Lynn Ware Peek has more.

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Men Complaining
1:12 pm
Wed January 28, 2015

Park City Ruby Tuesday Facing Lawsuit

A national restaurant chain is facing a civil rights lawsuit stemming from alleged discrimination at its Park City restaurant. KPCW's Leslie Thatcher has more.

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Private Hunting Preserve
4:16 pm
Thu January 22, 2015

Timberlake Residents Concerned After Two Pets Shot

Some residents in the Heber City subdivision of Timber Lakes are worried after two of their pets were shot for wandering into a private hunting preserve in the middle of the neighborhood.   One dog was killed and the other had to have a rear leg amputated.   Rick Brough has more.

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15 Years Plus
4:16 pm
Thu January 22, 2015

Park City Man Sentenced For Trying To Have Romantic Rival Killed

A Park City man has been sentenced to prison for up to 15 years, for trying to hire undercover police to have a romantic rival killed. Forty-five year old Dustin Wade Ruffino received the sentence Wednesday in Heber's Fourth District Court. Rick Brough has more.

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