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The Lucky Ones coffee shop was the stop for Tuesday’s Coffee with Council event. Melissa Allison tells us more than anything, locals were concerned about transportation and parking.

The Park City Project For Deeper Understanding is titled "Sex, Power and the Workplace: Me Too Movement or Moment. The panel conversation will draw  on the recent Me Too Movement which has empowered women to speak out about sexual harassment and sexual assault in the work environment.  Carolyn Murray has this:

Wet weather the past few days may seem like a good sign for the upcoming fire season, but Summit County fire officials warn the county could see some challenges this summer. David Boyle reports:


Last month Park City Municipal Corp. purchased the 23 Prospector Condos, which provide affordable housing to its residents. But now, the city is evicting the occupants, who have been told they have until Halloween to find other accommodations and vacate the property. Melissa Allison has more:

A project to increase traffic lanes from two to four on highway 248 is coming closer to completion. David Boyle has more:

Summit County

Summit county and Park City are nearing a decision for mass transit solutions on highway 224 to add new lanes specifically for busses. KPCW's David Boyle has more:

A Park City resident was arrested over the weekend after barricading himself in a home following an assault. David Boyle has more:


The Park City Education Foundation was able to dole out about $300,000 dollars in grants thanks to their fund raising efforts like Running with Ed, the Red Apple Gala and donations from the community at large. Melissa Allison has more.

Hold the beef and the cheese and join Park City Mayor Andy Beerman for a 10-day vegan diet starting Monday. Leslie Thatcher has more. 

At the request of a constituent, Park City Mayor Andy Beerman agreed to try a 10-day plant based vegan diet. And he’s encouraging others to join him. Shortly after the election, a local vegan advocate Kent Mauer asked the new mayor if he’d be willing to set an example. Beerman says now is the time.                

This weekend local youth will participate in a mural project. The project is being supervised by Bisco Smith, a contemporary urban/graffiti artist from New York City. David Boyle has more: