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With the departure of Park City's planning director last month, an interim planner is filling that position but the city manager is looking for someone who can oversee several departments and it could take a few months. Leslie Thatcher has more.

On today's Local News Hour, host Leslie Thatcher speaks with Summit County planner Ray Milliner about the proposed Pace Meadows Ranch Rezone for 400,00 square feet of mixed use development and 25 units. Summit County sheriff Justin Martinez comes in for a bi-monthly update. Tim Matsui talks about the special screening of his film, The Long Night, playing at the Prospector Theater Thursday night and Craig McCarthy invites you to the Summer Kickoff Mixer and Expo on Thursday.  Free food!

The Park City High school class of 2015 on Friday received diplomas at a commencement ceremony held at Dozier Field under skies that threatened but held off rain for the entirety of the celebration.  Lynn Ware Peek has more.

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On today's Local News Hour, Charlie Sturgis with Mountain Trails Foundation invites you to participate in National Trails Day on Saturday. Park City School Board member Julie Eihausen has the latest on choosing a new candidate to replace Moe Hickey on the school board and master planning. Park City Council member Liza Simpson announces she is not going to run for re-election.

While off-year election activity is focused on Park City in this area, five cities on the East Side are also holding council races.  Rick Brough has more.

ON today's Local News Hour, Utah State Park Naturalist Kathy Donnell has the monthly update on what's going on in our local parks. Summit County Council member Claudia McMullin reviews the council's lengthy discussion on Mountain Accord. Becca Gerber announces her Park City Council campaign. Silly Sunday organizers Kate Boyd and Michelle McDonald have details on the first first of the season and Alix Farnell and Anne Bloomquist talk about a new cookbook from the staff and parents of Jeremy Ranch Elementary School.

On today's Local News Hour, host Leslie Thatcher speaks with the superintendent of Wasatch School District Terry Shoemaker about the possibility of a $62 million bond that could go on November's election ballot to build new schools and a pool facility. Park City manager Diane Foster reviews the agenda for Thursday's City Council meeting and Ann Ober discuses the Mountain Accord Interlocal Agreement that is on the council's agenda for discussion. Melissa Caffey and Glenn Artist from The Hope Alliance talk about Caffey's retirement and what's next for the organization.

ON today's Local News Hour, host Leslie Thatcher speaks with Cheryl Fox with the Summit Land Conservancy about their summer programs. Park City council candidate Nann Worrel - the first one to file talks about why she's running for one of the three seats. Summit County manager Tom Fisher previews Wednesday's council council agenda, including a possible approval of the Silver Creek Development Agreement.

A proposed new water pumping surcharge for homes and businesses above about 6,800 feet elevation in Park City, could go into effect as soon as July 1st. Leslie Thatcher has more.

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Park City and Summit County police are looking for those responsible for vandalizing and/or burglarizing 25 vehicles this past weekend. Leslie Thatcher has more.

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