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Utah is one step closer to being the first state to lower the blood alcohol limit for drivers to .05.  KPCW's Renai Bodley has the story: 

Recycle Utah continues to grow every year and had the biggest ever collections in 2016 but Director Insa Reipin still has to regularly remind residents about exactly what is handled in the Summit County Curbside Recycling Program and what has to go to Recycle Utah on Woodbine Way. Carolyn Murray has this:

En una entrevista con Jorge Rodriguez en Cada Domingo, el jefe de la policía de Park City, Wade Carpenter, da un mensaje para la comunidad de Park City. Traducido por Zulema Espinoza.

Jorge Rodriguez interviews Park City Chief of Police, Wade Carpenter, who delivers a statement in English for the Park City community. Translated to Spanish by Zulema Espinoza.

Both Park City Police Chief Wade Carpenter and Summit County Sheriff Justin Martinez released statements Saturday about the four people arrested Friday morning in Park City by immigration enforcement officers.  The statements are below:  

 

From Park City Police Chief Wade Carpenter:

 

Immigration officers arrested four people in the Park City area Friday.   Park City Police Chief Wade Carpenter says the arrests were made by Enforcement Removal Operation officers, who are part of  Immigrations and Customs Enforcement, also known as ICE.   Carpenter said the Park City Police Department had nothing to do with the arrests.  He added that he spoke to the Summit County Sheriff's Office and the Utah Attorney General's office, and those agencies didn't know of the arrests either.

The Park City Board of Education meets next Monday, the 27th.  The agenda includes a price tag for the proposed High School Expansion project.  Last week, they voted to rescind implementing grade realignment for next school year because they don’t have the room to accommodate 9th graders into the existing high school. Carolyn Murray has this:

Deadline for Bonanza Flats is Closing In

Feb 16, 2017
Utah Open Lands

Park City residents voted last November to approve a $25 million bond to purchase Bonanza Flats should it become available. It did and Park City put $1.5 million down but the closing date is coming up fast.

A handful of Park City restaurants closed Thursday and nearly half of the Latino students at a local elementary school didn't show up in support of a nationwide movement Day Without Immigrants. Leslie Thatcher has more.

After two Treasure Mountain Junior High School 8th graders died from a synthetic opiate overdose in September, Park City High School Journalism students, Jordan Blake and Jenny Burgess decided to get involved.  Carolyn Murray has more on this:

PC Tots

PC Tots received a $250,000. gift from Vail Resorts CEO Rob Katz late last year that enabled them to open PC Tots Two. As a result the childcare provider will soon be able to care for an additional 30 children.

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