Local News

Hard news covering local government: Park City, Summit County and Wasatch County - city and county councils, planning boards, water entities and issues specific the Wasatch Back.

ON today's Local News Hour, host Leslie Thatcher discusses the favorite design of the master planning committee for the Kearns Campus with superintendent Ember Conley as well as how many books is the Park City High School library losing. Tom Kelly with the U-S Ski and Snowboard Association has an update from last week's annual Congress. Rena Jordan talks about the Snyderville Basin Recreation District's summer projects and Craig McCarthy with the Park City Chamber Bureau invites you to the annual meet and Eat Expo this Wednesday the the Yarrow from 4- 7 pm.

Historic preservation and restoration is a passionate topic in Park City. The developer of the Rio Grande property where a historic building sits presented at the Park City council meeting last week, stressing that he’s doing everything he can to restore that historic building.  Lynn Ware Peek has more.

On today's Local News Hour, Charlie Sturgis with Mountain Trails Foundation talks about the process of allowing a dogs on - dogs off schedule on local trails. Summit County fire warden Bryce Boyer discusses the upcoming fire season he's preparing for. Vern Latham is a partner in VCBO Architects and talks about the Master Planning Commission's preferred alternative - Scheme 3.

The first same sex couple married in Summit County during a 17 day strike-down of the gay marriage ban in the final days of 2013 and early 2014 celebrate as their daughter now has both parents placed legally on her birth certificate.  Lynn Ware Peek has more.

The most recent economic impact study results came out Thursday and shows that the 2015 Sundance Film Festival pumped more than $83 into the Utah economy. Leslie Thatcher has more.

On today's Local news Hour, host Leslie Thatcher speaks with Summit County council member David Ure and gets his take on Tesoro's announcement that the pipeline is on permanent hold and the toughening up of the county's anti-idling ordinance. Sundance Managing Director Sarah Pearce and Park City Chamber Bureua director Bill Malone discuss the release of the 2015 Sundance Film Festival  Economic Impact findings which pumped more than $83 million into the Utah economy. Actors in this weekend's Youth Theater production of Alice in Wonderland talk about their roles and Mrs.

When the Park City school board voted to renovate the high school library into the new space for PCCAPS - at a cost of some $200,000 - they apparently didn't check in with those who actually used the library. Now students have started a petition asking district administration to Save Their Library. Leslie Thatcher has the story.

On today's Local News Hour, Snyderville Basin planning commissioner Chuck Klingenstein discusses the commission's reaction to the newest information regarding Whole Foods move to the Canyon Corner parcel along Landmark Drive. Park City manager Diane Foster and budget manager Nate Rockwood review the proposed capital improvements plan for the coming fiscal year. Katie Mullaly with the Sumjit County Health Dpartmet talks about the WIC program and bike safety and Youth Sports Alliance director Aimee Preston has an update on its successful fundraiser efforts.

Park City Municipal Corp.

Repairs are underway to seal the old Daly West mine that opened up last Friday morning, destroying an old mining relic in the process. Leslie Thatcher has the story.

Rocky Maloney

A photo of Robby Borders - a Park City High School student standing out on Highway 224 with a sign - is going viral and sending a reminder to those who get to witness it. Leslie Thatcher has more.

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