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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.

Wasatch County

Wasatch County held a special emergency meeting to address the problems with the Primary Election Ballots. KPCW has reported on two separate ballot issues which could impact the upcoming election in Wasatch County and  the 3rd District Congressional Primary.  Carolyn Murray has more:

The Sundance Institute is proposing a new movie theater venue in Park City for the 2018 Film Festival. The old Sports Authority space in the Holiday Village Center would become a 500-seat theater. The plan is going to City Council for their reaction at tomorrow's meeting. Rick Brough has more.

Wasatch County: More Ballot Issues

Aug 2, 2017
Wasatch County

The Wasatch County ballot issues are not limited to the problems out lined in the KPCW report Tuesday. Another problem has surfaced that involves the wrong ballots going to about 1500 county residents. Carolyn Murray has this:

Good Earth Recycling has been around since 1990. David Zinn, the fifth owner and operator, used to park his trailers at the triangle parcel formerly known as the Yard. But since Park City purchased it - he’s had to find a new location to store his equipment – and he’s still looking. KPCW’s Melissa Allison spoke to Zinn and here’s that report.

Park City Mayoral Candidate Andy Beerman Talks to KPCW

Aug 2, 2017
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Park City Council Member Andy Beerman is giving the mayor’s seat another shot – because he says he’s passionate about Park City. KPCW’s Melissa Allison has more.

Due to equipment malfunction, we don't have the entire segment of today's Local News Hour, except for the interview with Mayoral candidate, Andy Beerman. 

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It's election year in Park City and three men, Roger Armstrong, Andy Beerman and Dana Williams are running for the Mayor’s seat. KPCW is profiling each candidate, starting with Roger Armstrong. KPCW’s Melissa Allison reports.

Board Votes No on School Bond

Aug 1, 2017
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The Park City Board of Education voted down running a school bond on November’s ballot.  The motion left any future bond date nebulous.   A small number of the public attended and several gave input.  Carolyn Murray has more on this:  

Primary Ballot Problems in Wasatch County

Aug 1, 2017

Utah Primary Election ballots were mailed on July 25th.  Most people would have received them by now.  There seems to be a small snafu with Wasatch County ballots for those registered with any other party besides the Republican Party.  Carolyn Murray has this:

The Summit County Board of Health voted on Monday to revise and clarify their code on tobacco and tobacco stores. The aim, they said, was to help close a loophole and to better control the zoning of those stores. Rick Brough has more.

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