School is almost out and the YMCA of Northern Utah and Wasatch County has a variety of summer programs. They’re running a Park City camp for the first time this year and it’s designed to get kids off the couch and out for adventure. Carolyn Murray has more:
The Park City School Board meeting drew a large crowd of concerned citizens on Tuesday evening with the bulk of the comments centered on school start times. It’s a complicated issue and KPCW’s Carolyn Murray attended the meeting and has this:
Law enforcement frequently responds to calls that involve mental health issues or substance abuse. These are actually medical situations where people may be acting out and this can threaten the safety of the police officer. Crisis Intervention Training can help prepare officers to handle mentally ill suspects in criminal disturbances. Carolyn Murray has more on this program:
There was a big turnout at the city council meeting last week with Recycle Utah leading the charge to ban plastic bags in Park City once and for all. In 2013, the efforts didn’t quite sway council to ban single use bags but this time residents stepped up. Carolyn Murray has more on the Recycle Utah monthly update.
There’s a new civic action group in Park City. The Park City Action Network also known as P-CAN. They’re trying to create a collective voice and open opportunities for engagement for people 40 and younger who live in Park City. Carolyn Murray has more on this new civic action group.
The Park City School Board meets tomorrow (Tuesday) at 4 pm. Some of the issues on the agenda include school start times and discussion on the selection criteria for the new school board member who will replace outgoing member Phil Kaplan. Carolyn Murray has more.
The Treasure Mountain Junior High Students in Susan Graves-Henneman’s 8th grade health class had a chance to learn about the effects of plant based nutrition and farm animal advocacy. Carolyn Murray visited the school and files this report.