Local News

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.

Summit County Public Works director Derrick Radke talks about penalties on folks who aren't paying the $36 a year garbage fee. Paul Morris, Deputy Director & General Counsel for MIDA  discusses plans for the military hotel on the Mayflower property that will replace Hill House that was torn down nearly 20 years ago to make way for the 2002 Winter Olympics.  Snowbird Communications Manager Brian Brown tells us that winter isn't over yet at the only Utah resort still open and Communications and Development Manager Ann Johnson and interim Ex.

On today's program, Scott Loomis, Executive Director of  Mountainlands Housing Trust talks about affordable housing at Silver Creek Village—the Homeownership 101 workshop---and the possible affordable project on Mayflower property near Richardson Flat. Park City School Board Member Andrew Caplan and Business Administrator Todd Hauber discuss Tuesday's school board meeting, including the budget and today’s board retreat Kimball Art Center Education Director Amy McDonald and student Sadie AbuHaidar discuss this year's Wasatch Back Student Art Show.

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The new chairman of the Summit County Republican Party, Brantley Eason, says his goals are to engage the community, present good candidates  and let the electrorate decide. Rick Brough has more on the new leader.

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Work is proceeding on Park City's new parking management system. City staff had a few update in their regular report to KPCW. Rick Brough has more.

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In a brief special meeting Monday, the Summit County Council named chief civil attorney Dave Thomas as acting County Attorney, following the death of Robert Hilder who served in that position. Thomas will stay in that position until Hilder's replacement is appointed. Rick Brough hast more.

Among the transit projects being planned this year, Summit County and UDOT are contemplating a park-n-ride lot off Interstate 80, a short distance west of Kimball Junction. Rick Brough has details.

The Park City School District will begin the process of replacing board member Phil Kaplan and will have details about how they'll do that this week. Leslie Thatcher has more.

It’s time to clean out those half empty bottles of fertilizer, old gas containers and cans of shellac from your storage areas. Bring them to the biannual Hazardous Waste Collection this Saturday in the Canyons  parking lot.  Carolyn Murray has the details. 

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State Representative Tim Quinn (R) represents Park City, not not the rural and most republican areas of Summit County. Nevertheless, he dropped into the recent Summit County GOP convention with a report on the legislative session. Rick Brough has more.

Robert Hilder Family

A memorial service has been scheduled for Summit County Attorney and retired Judge Robert Hilder, who passed away April 27th. - Rick Brough has more.

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