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Park City is scheduled to close on a two-acre site off of Kearns Blvd. Feb. 1 but can still back out by Dec. 9. KPCW's Melissa Allison has more.

Deer Valley Expansion Plans are Revving Up

Nov 30, 2016

Deer Valley’s expansion plans are revving up.  President and General Manager, Bob Wheaton says he’s very excited about the way things are moving but is also committed to a deliberate and well planned development.  Carolyn Murray has more:

Deer Valley Ski Resort opens on Saturday with a couple feet of snow both natural and machine-made. In addition to offering a variety of runs and great snow conditions, they’ll host the 25th annual Celebrity Ski Classic. Carolyn Murray has more:

On today's program, Summit County Treasurer Corrie Forsling has details on the upcoming deadline to pay your property taxes. Nikki Keye and Dulce Rocha with McPolin Community Council  talk about  the success of the Cafe Con Amigos program and Dr. Robert Winn ,a long-time local physician, has written his first book Night Reflections A True Story of Friendship, Love, Cancer, and Survival.

Some Votes Not Counted - Canvas is Complete

Nov 26, 2016

The final voter canvas was taken last Tuesday by the Summit County clerk’s office. Although some voters told KPCW their votes weren’t counted because the signatures didn’t match on the envelope with what the county has on record, clerk Kent Jones says all ballots have been accounted for. Carolyn Murray has more. 

Small Business Saturday is partnering with American Express this year to kick off the holiday shopping season on Main Street in Park City. Registering with the American Express neighborhood program, shoppers will receive extra award points. Carolyn Murray has more details on the many other events being offered to engage shoppers this weekend.

Beginning December 1st, The National Park Service and the United States Navy will host a 75 year anniversary memorial of the bombing of Pearl Harbor.  The Park City High School Marching Band has a unique opportunity to travel to Hawaii to participate in the event. KPCW’s Carolyn Murray has more.  


With the holiday season upon us and Thanksgiving at our door - Jack Thomas, Park City's Mayor, shares a message of encouragement and thanksgiving in a time of uncertainty for many.

Park City High School  Band Teacher Brett Hughes talks  about the band's trip to Hawaii to commemorate the 75th anniversary of the bombing of Pearl Harbor. Park City Mountain COO Bill Rock has details about opening day on Saturday. Carol Loomis ,board president for PC Tots talks about funding their new building and leasing a  second satellite location and Historic Park City Alliance director Michael Barille talks about Small Business Saturday and the Electric Parade.

Paul Murphy, spokesman for Rocky Mountain Power, to discuss the proposed rate increase for rooftop solar energy system. Park City Chamber Bureau director Bill Malone has details about Thin Air Festival 2017 and upcoming bookings for the coming season and Utah Avalanche Forecaster Craig Gordon tells his story how he has skied at least one time each month for the last 26 years.