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Park City, Treasure Hill and the Land Use Attorney

Nov 14, 2017

It's been more than 30 years since Pat Sweeney and his brothers brought the idea of the Treasure Hill development to Park City. When things got complicated - the city decided to contract with one of Utah's prominent land use attorneys - Jody Burnett. KPCW's Melissa Allison has more about why the city thought the additional cost was necessary.

After a two year competition between 50 communities across the country to lower energy consumption, it appears that the $5 million prize isn't a prize after all. Leslie Thatcher has more.

For the second year in a row, Park City Mountain Resort has postponed its scheduled opening by a week. The resort announced this morning that it's postponing the scheduled opening from this Friday to Thanksgiving Day.

Following a mountain tour this (Tuesday) morning, Park City Mountain COO Bill Rock made the announcement to postpone the opening. Saying that the resort is dedicated to providing guests with the best early-season ski and ride experience, he says they don’t have the snow base to ensure that.

Live PC Give PC Exceeds Their Goal

Nov 13, 2017

Live PC Give PC just wrapped up its seventh annual fundraiser for local nonprofits and once again, managed to exceed this year's goal. KPCW's Melissa Allison has more.

The Summit County Attorney's office filed a criminal information in Third District Court today, charging Anthony Darnel McClanahan with Criminal Homicide, Murder in connection with the death of his 28 year old wife, Keri Colleen "KC" McClanahan on the night of November 1 -2 , 2017 in Park City. Mr. McClanahan was arrested earlier on other charges. He is currently in the custody of the Salt Lake County Adult Detention Center. The Summit County Attorney's Office has asked that he be held without bail in this case.


Park City Council got an update on the nature of Bonanza Flat at Thursday’s meeting. KPCW’s Melissa Allison brings us the story.


The Park City School District announced Wednesday that Park City High School Principal Bob O’Connor had requested a personal leave, effective immediately. KPCW’s Melissa Allison has the story.


Park City Mayor-Elect Andy Beerman is taking some time off after a rigorous campaign that started almost six months ago. But he spent a few minutes with KPCW to talk about the process and the successful outcome. Leslie Thatcher has more.


The Park City Planning Commission is looking to dot all their “i’s” and cross all their “t’s” as the deadline to make a decision about the Treasure Hill project closes in. KPCW’s Melissa Allison brings us the story.

IHC Presents Programs to Fight Opioid Abuse

Nov 9, 2017
IHC Park City Working Together

The Park City Hospital hosted an Opioid discussion, lead by IHC’s President and CEO, Wednesday evening.  The presentation included disturbing statistics about drug and alcohol use in the Park City School District. IHC announced what it plans to do to become a change agent in this epidemic of abuse.  Carolyn Murray has this: