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11:33 am
Thu August 8, 2013

Peace House Hosts Peaceful Easy Evening

The Peace House hosts a Peaceful, Easy Evening on Tuesday, August 13.  This is a fundraiser for the organization that is dedicated to ending family violence and abuse. Lynn Ware Peek has more.

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Local News
11:30 am
Thu August 8, 2013

Tour Of Utah Begins

While the 6 day internationally sanctioned Tour of Utah will make its way towards Park City for the weekend, it started yesterday in the Southern Utah resort of Brianhead. Lynn Ware Peek has more.

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Local News
11:28 am
Thu August 8, 2013

County Addresses Restrictive Federal Guidelines

The Summit County Engineering Department has prepared an action plan to deal with increasingly restrictive federal guidelines for water quality. KCPW's Leslie Thatcher has more.

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Local News
11:24 am
Thu August 8, 2013

Summit County Fair

The motor sports events at the Summit County Fair have come and gone, but there's still a lot to look forward to this week in Coalville. KPCW's Leslie Thatcher has more.

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Local News
11:14 am
Thu August 8, 2013

Carbon Footprint Monitoring

Park City Municipal has taken on the responsibility on monitoring its own carbon footprint.  At its Thursday meeting they will review how the city did last year on reducing that footprint since it set a goal for itself back in 2009. Lynn Ware Peek has more.

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Local News
11:11 am
Thu August 8, 2013

Tanner Putt In Tour Of Utah

The Tour of Utah features some of the world most accomplished cyclists. It's an international event that is being broadcast in 97 countries worldwide, showcasting the State of Utah. And as it makes its way to Park City this weekend, Parkites will want to come out and cheer for Park City native Tanner Putt. Lynn Ware Peek has more.

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Local News
11:08 am
Thu August 8, 2013

City-Wide Composting

City-wide composting is a new trial program taking place in Park City and a hidden area of Round Valley is hosting a new compost pile. Lynn Ware Peek has more.

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Wasatch Summit
4:47 pm
Wed August 7, 2013

Wasatch Summit Group To Tackle Taffic & Environmental Issues

If you've ever sat in traffic in either Little or Big Cottonwood Canyons during the ski season, you know about substantial traffic congestion. NOw the newly formed Wasatch Summit aims to solve that problem as well as tackle transportation issues along the Wasatch. The Park City Council just approved $100,000 to be part of the effort. Lynn Ware Peek has more.

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Primary Election
11:54 am
Wed August 7, 2013

Unresponsive Candidates Still Make Primary Necessary

Two of the six candidates running for Park City council don't appear to be very interested in the race. Neither Lisa Wilson nor Bill McKenna have showed up for an on-air interview with KPCW - nor have they returned repeated email and phone call requests. As KPCW's Leslie Thatcher reports, city taxpayers will still pick up the costs to hold a primary that maybe didn't need to happen.

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Resort Lawsuit
5:12 pm
Mon August 5, 2013

Who's The Boss? No Comment

After it was announced earlier this year that Vail Resorts would be operating Canyons Resort. Vail representatives said they would also take over in the legal fight between Talisker and the Park City Mountain Resort.

Despite those assertions, Talisker was represented in a court hearing Tuesday, July 31, by its long-time counsel, John Lund, who said he will continue to handle the case.

But some questions remain, though, about just who the clients are now, behind the legal dispute. Rick Brough has more.

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