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Hard news covering local government: Park City, Summit County and Wasatch County - city and county councils, planning boards, water entities and issues specific the Wasatch Back.

Former NFL Player Primary Suspect in Stabbing Death

Nov 3, 2017
KPCW

Police have identified the woman found dead at a Park city Hotel Thursday morning. Her husband, former NFL player, Anthony McClanahan is the primary suspect in her homicide. KPCW’s Carolyn Murray has more:

The Extell Development Company out of New York City has closed on the 23-hundred acre mountain parcel of Mayflower – paving the way for an expansion of the Deer Valley Resort. KPCW’s Leslie Thatcher has more.

Park City Board of Education

The Park City Board of Education held their last public Strategic Planning session on Wednesday evening.  Teachers and administrators were not invited to attend.  This was in response to an early October meeting where parents said they were uncomfortable talking openly about their issues in front of school staff.   Carolyn Murray has this: 

Utah Division of Wildlife Resources

A resident of Rockport saw some hunters shooting deer from the roadway on State Routh 32 near the State Park.  It turns out the hunters were cited by the Division of Wildlife Resources on a couple of counts.  Carolyn Murray has more:  

Project ABC to Reveal Survey Results November 14

Nov 3, 2017
projectabcsc.com

Project ABC is holding an afternoon work session on November 14 to present the data from more than 900 surveys that asked residents and visitors what they think about arts and culture in Summit County. KPCW's Melissa Allison has more.

With snow in the forecast, the snow guns at Park City Mountain will kick into operation in anticipation of their scheduled opening day on Friday, November 17th. However, the resort has announced it is doing away with the long-time tradition of night skiing this season. KPCW's Leslie Thatcher has more.

Only The Brave

In this week's Friday Film Review, Mark Harrington has high marks for the timely release of a movie about wild fires and the people who fight them.

UDOT Wants Input From All On Noise Barrier

Nov 2, 2017
UDOT

The Utah Department of Transportation is building a climbing lane on I-80 near Jeremy Ranch.  They hired an engineering firm to assess the impacts on the property owners who are most affected by the additional noise from the truck lane. Carolyn Murray has more on this ongoing story. 

Wade Carpenter

Park City Police are investigating the death of a 29 year old woman found today (on Thursday morning) in bed, in a hotel room in the Prospector area.  KPCW’s Carolyn Murray has this report.

Lewis Park

The Summit County Council hearing on The Little Valley Subdivision special exception drew a substantial crowd Wednesday night.  This came after a petition of nearly 300 signatures was signed in opposition to the proposed development. Carolyn Murray has this:  

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