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The Park City Board of Education could start to put its grade realignment plans into place as soon as this fall - a year earlier than expected. Leslie Thatcher has more.

A resolution urging President Trump to rescind the Bears Ears National Monument is moving quickly through Utah's Legislature.  KPCW's Renai Bodley has the story:

The High School Athletic Department has learned of a scam targeting local businesses claiming they’re representing the school’s athletic teams. About 20 businesses have been contacted so far and a couple have fallen for the trick. Carolyn Murray has more:

The Park City School District has hired a new Special Education Director who is working to bring the School District into compliance with federal guidelines. Carolyn Murray has more on this:

There’s a Utah petition through Change.org calling for support of drug treatment funding for opiate addiction.  It’s asking the House Committee on Health and Human services for 500 thousand dollars from the state alcohol tax fund to help cover drug treatment costs for many people who can’t otherwise access it.   Carolyn Murray has more. 

Park City Purchases Peace House Property

Jan 31, 2017
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Though there were no crowds at Park City's council meeting on Thursday, there was one item on the agenda that held the attention of Peace House staff members in attendance.

Esta semana en el programa Cads Domingo, Jorge Rodriguez habla con Evelyn Cervantes, quien trabaja con Planned Parenthood como educadora comunitaria.  Habla acerca de como su organizacion esta manejando ahora que hay mas desafíos. Luego, habla con Eric Esquivel, quien es director del Latino Outreach en el distrito escolar de Park City.  

On Friday, Summit County Third District Juvenile Court heard motions in the case involving a Park City teenager who is charged with distributing a controlled or counterfeit  substance and reckless endangerment related to the September overdose deaths of Grant Seaver and Ryan Ainsworth. Carolyn Murray attended the hearing and has this:

Utah Division of Wildlife Resources

Deep snow and freezing temperatures have created a problem for deer in Summit County, and wildlife experts are trying to help.  KPCW's Renai Bodley has the story: 

The Park City School Board received an update from The Child Nutrition Task Force on Tuesday.  The school district funded the program last year to revamp student breakfast and lunch menus.  Carolyn Murray has more on their progress. 

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