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Park City's 23 Prospector Condos Issues Keep Adding Up

Apr 23, 2018

The recent inspection of 23 condos Park City just purchased revealed a lot of problems from cockroaches to bedbugs. Melissa Allison has more.


Park City Municipal participated in the Great Shakeout Earthquake Drill early Friday morning. All to prepare for the big one that is overdue. Melissa Allison has more.

Miner Nation Report - April 23, 2018

Apr 23, 2018

Here is this week's Miner Nation Report with Morgan Lukrich:

The Republican State Convention was a culmination of a contentious year of GOP infighting. Reports emerged of bizarre speeches and candidates dressed like Lincoln, as well as sniping and arguing over the agenda and convention bylaws. Some delegates heckled one candidate and accused him of being disingenuous because he was sweeping miniature flag confetti from the convention floor. This came after the organizers blasted confetti throughout the hall to bid retiring Senator Orin Hatch farewell.

As Park City says goodbye to ski season, KPCW spoke with Deer Valley Resort president and general manager Bob Wheaton. David Boyle has the recap:

The Children's Justice Center serves some of Summit County's most vulnerable residents. Supporters of the center hope in the future it can move to an improved facility to help victims of child abuse. With that in mind, the Justice Center is hosting an open house Monday afternoon at the Richins Services Building in Kimball Junction. Rick Brough reports:

At last night's Project for Deeper Understanding gathering, a panel of experts discussed the importance of evacuation in case of fire. David Boyle has this:

On April 19, The Park City Project for Deeper Understanding held a forum titled "The Era of Megafires: Is Summit County Next?" David Boyle has this report:

Beautification Coming To Heber City's Main Street

Apr 20, 2018

Heber City wants to brighten Main Street with flowers, traffic calming, "wayfinding" and clean sidewalks.  A new beautification committee is tasked with making the town a more inviting and vibrant place for visitors, locals and business owners. Carolyn Murray has this:

The Park City Day School is the outcome of a merger of two local private schools: the Park City Academy and the Colby School.  They’ve been operating since 2010 offering preschool through eighth grade. The learning model used considers the whole child, which means they put emphasis on student’s emotional as well as academic development.  The school is working on International Baccalaureate accreditation. There is also a student-led effort to ban single use plastic bags in Summit County. Carolyn Murray has the story: