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With the implementation of the new demand-based parking system next month, Park City is trying to figure out where the balloon will bulge when the Old Town parking gets squeezed. KPCW's Leslie Thatcher has more.

With the election of city council member Andy Beerman to mayor and planning commissioner Steve Joyce to City Council, there are now two vacancies to fill. KPCW's Leslie Thatcher has more about how they will be filled.

More than 30 years ago, the Park City Council approved the masterplan for the Treasure Hill development. Over the years, various attempts have been made to get the project to a point to actually get it out of the ground. That time may be very soon. Leslie Thatcher has this update.

Fencing Around Elementary Schools Moves Ahead

Nov 8, 2017
Parley's Park Elementary School

The school board still is dealing with on-going issues around fencing the elementary schools.  It was not on the agenda in Tuesday’s meeting but continues to be a hot button issue in the district. Kpcw’s Carolyn Murray has this:

The Park City Board of Education is pushing ahead with finalizing their Strategic Plan while the Master Planning process, is just now gearing up.  But with the failure of the South Summit School Bond initiative on Tuesday, it’s got Park City’s Board Members taking stock.  Carolyn Murray has this:

High School Principal Takes Leave of Absence

Nov 8, 2017

Park City School District Superintendent Ember Conley announced Wednesday that Park City High School Principal Bob O’Connor will be taking a personal leave, effective immediately.

Park City Voted to Keep Henney and Picked Up Joyce

Nov 8, 2017

In Park City's Council race, voters chose to reelect a city council member and picked a current Park City Planning Commissioner to fill the two available council seats. KPCW's Melissa Allison has more.


The wait is finally over - Park City has a new Mayor and his name is Andy Beerman. KPCW's Melissa Allison has more.

Local Columnist Authors First Novel

Nov 8, 2017
Amy Roberts

A local columnist and author has partnered with a basin coffee shop for a literary gathering. She’s hoping people have read her book but even if that hasn’t happened, it’s still a social event open to everyone.  Carolyn Murray has this: 

Although results were announced Tuesday night for municipal elections in Summit County, those are unofficial counts. It's still possible a number of outstanding votes will be gathered by the county clerk's office in the next couple of days. Those won't be added into the tallies until the cities conduct their official canvas. Rick Brough has more.