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.

Utah Highway Patrol

The Utah Highway Patrol canine unit and the Park City Police Department conducted a routine drug search Tuesday morning at Park City High School.  Multiple hits were detected by the search dogs.  One case has been referred to Juvenile Court.  Carolyn Murray has this:

NPR Radio Host Performs In Park City

Feb 14, 2018

Bob Garfield from the NPR program “On The Media” brings his one man show to the Eccles Main Stage on Saturday.  Carolyn Murray has this:

Deer Valley Resort

Ski towns across much of the west are crying the blues on the season snow pack.  According to many experts in the industry, none of the resort managers expect to hit any records for lodging and ticket sales.   Even so, Deer Valley doesn’t plan to lay anyone off before the end of the season.  Carolyn Murray has this:

In spite of Treasure Hill being on the Park City Planning Commission agenda for Wednesday's meeting - it was over within 45 minutes and included a final message from retiring Chairman Adam Strachan. Melissa Allison has more:


Park City Council is scheduled to meet Thursday to decide whether they will put a $50 million General Obligation bond on November's ballot to purchase the Treasure Hill development. Melissa Allison has more.


Park City Council Convenes Thursday to discuss settlements, parking , selling property and affordable housing. Melissa Allison has more:


The Park City Planning Commission will review the city’s five-year affordable housing plan on Wednesday. Leslie Thatcher has more:

View the housing plan HERE


Chubby Checker and the Wildcats return to the Egyptian Theatre for four nights. Melissa Allison has more:

Heber City Police Department

A Wasatch High School student was charged in 4th District Court on Monday with felony drug distribution charges, a DUI, possession of drug paraphernalia and speeding. Carolyn Murray has this:

PlanWorks Design

For the second time in as many months, the Summit County Council will hold an appeal hearing for a major proposed project in the Snyderville Basin.  Rick Brough has more: