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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.

Hunting Tags Issued Through The Month Of May

May 18, 2018

The Division of Wildlife Resources has started to issue Big Game hunting tags for this year.  The availability of permits can vary depending on the region and the species.  Carolyn Murray has this.

The recently purchased Bonanza Flat conservation area will see some new trails put in. David Boyle has more:

The Extell Development is poised to receive final approval from Wasatch County in the near future.  The 2300 acre project west of the Jordanelle Reservoir will be built out over the next several decades. The luxury ski in ski out development will be located on the south side of the Deer Valley Resort often referred to as the Mayflower area. Carolyn Murray has this:

A Summit County man shot his son in the leg Friday morning during a domestic dispute. David Boyle has more:

Park City Mountain Trails are opening for the summer season. That means sharing spaces with riders, hikers and man’s best friend. David Boyle has more:

Park City Municipal is looking for local artists to help decorate utility boxes within the city. David Boyle has more:


Park City staff is going to ask council to approve a contract with DRD Paving, LLC at Thursday’s meeting. Staff chose the contractor for safety improvements along Main St. Melissa Allison has more:


Park City staff is going to ask council for a thumb’s up at Thursday’s council meeting for the St. Regis Big Stars, Bright Night concert dates. Melissa Allison has more:

Better Boundaries Law Has Wide Support

May 17, 2018

The Better Boundaries Campaign objective is to create a more accountable, fair, redistricting process here in Utah.  With the 2020 census coming up, the bi-partisan group has collected 190,000 signatures in support of the effort.  This is well over the 113,000 required to put the issue out to voters on November 6th. Carolyn Murray has this:


Park City has already identified about $9-million in capital projects that can be cut to bring down the price of the general obligation bond to purchase Treasure Hill. But staff is looking to council to identify more projects to cut at Thursday’s meeting. Melissa Allison brings us the details.