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Local News
2:19 pm
Mon June 30, 2014

Armstrong Gives Us An Update About The Pipeline

The General Manager for the county's Mountain Regional Water District, Andy Armstrong, says they know that an oil pipeline will be coming through the eastern county. But they hope the alignment can be shifted away from the Weber River Corridor. Rick Brough has more.

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USSA Leadership
11:19 am
Mon June 30, 2014

USSA CEO Tiger Shaw's 1st 100 Days On The Job

Tiger Shaw at the KPCW Studios.
Credit Leslie Thatcher

After his first 100 days at the helm of his new job as the President and CEO of the U-S Ski and Snowboard Association, Tiger Shaw is ready to put his personal touch on the organization.  He spoke about where he's going next with KPCW Local News Hour host Leslie Thatcher.

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Future of the Wasatch
3:41 pm
Fri June 27, 2014

Recreation, Environment, Transportation, Economic Priorities Blend

The systems groups from the Mountain Accord met in Park City last week and got one step closer to action on goals for the environmental, economic, recreational and transportation future of the Central Wasatch. Lynn Ware Peek has more.

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Oil Pipeline
3:03 pm
Fri June 27, 2014

County Pushes To Keep Oil Far From Drinking Water

Summit County Council member David Ure says that he and his colleagues are hoping they can get the planned alignment of the Tesoro oil pipeline moved away from the river corridor in the east county.

Ure says that plan could impact everything from his Kamas Valley community to the Wasatch Front. Rick Brough has more.

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Local News
2:27 pm
Fri June 27, 2014

Special Events In Park City Are Coming Up This Month And The Next

Credit Park City Municipal Corporation

Park City Municipal says they are happy with the events that come to town each summer, but also say the town is just about maxed out for the months of July and August. Lynn Ware Peek has more.

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Local News
2:38 pm
Thu June 26, 2014

Mountain Regional Gets Approved For Their Water

The Summit County Council, sitting Wednesday as the board for the county's Mountain Regional Water District, approved a new Impact Fee structure for the water system.
They also got a head's up that water rate increases over the next five years, will be proposed later this summer. Rick Brough has more.

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Rainbow Gathering
2:27 pm
Thu June 26, 2014

Rainbow Family Stabbing Update

leilani Novak
Credit Wasatch County Jail

The New Mexico woman charged with a second degree felony for stabbing a Salt Lake man Monday made her first appearance in court Wednesday and prosecutors say she may be facing additional charges. KPCW's Leslie Thatcher has more.

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Local News
2:16 pm
Thu June 26, 2014

Managers From Park City Are Concerned Over Woodward

In the midst of Park City Mountain Resort legal disputes, property owners and managers from the resort's base area have now stepped forward to express concern over the proposed Woodward Facility - chief among those concerns - parking. Lynn Ware Peek has more.

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PCMR VS Vail
2:11 pm
Thu June 26, 2014

Council Talks About PCMR's Dispute On Talisker Resorts

Members of the Summit County Council agree with their counterparts on Park City Council, who sent off a letter urging the Park City Mountain Resort and Talisker to settle their legal battles. The County Council talked about sending off a similar letter. Rick Brough has more.

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Park City Council
1:52 pm
Thu June 26, 2014

Park City Council Has Special Events Discussion

With a record number of special events in town last year, and 2014 slated to be even bigger, the Park City Council today will be discussing how to handle the crowds and the cars. KPCW's Leslie Thatcher has more.

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