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1:40 pm
Thu June 19, 2014

Forsling Earns The NACO Award

Summit County's Treasurer has received an award from the National Association of Counties - NACO. Rick Brough has more.

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Summit County Council
1:23 pm
Thu June 19, 2014

Watch Out Dogs: Here Come the Leashes and Licenses

  The Summit County Council is looking at upgrading its Animal Control ordinance, to take additional steps to make sure that dogs are properly licensed, on leash and are well behaved.
Council members talked Wednesday about more enforcement and more education on the leash laws. But they also discussed about possibly adding more areas, including trails, where dogs can be off leash. Rick Brough has more.

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Local News
1:18 pm
Thu June 19, 2014

Utah Brothers Arrested At Chicago International Airport

Two Utah brothers were arrested at Chicago O'Hare International Airport Sunday - one of them from Heber City. KPCW's Leslie Thatcher has more.

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Local News
1:14 pm
Thu June 19, 2014

Boy Scout And Leader Located In Their Car In Uintas

A sick boy scout and his scout leader spent the night in their car after getting lost Wednesday night, but were found early this morning. KPCW's Leslie Thatcher reports.

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Summit County Council
1:06 pm
Thu June 19, 2014

County Council And Snyderville District Plan To Work Together On Space Bonds

The Summit County Council and the Snyderville Recreation District are scheduling meetings this summer that could pace the way for a new bond proposal on this fall's ballot - asking $25,000,000 for open space and recreation projects. Rick Brough has more.

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Summit County Council
12:59 pm
Thu June 19, 2014

Jasper Announces His Retirement At The End Of The Year

Summit County Manager Bob Jasper announced Wednesday that he will retire by the end of 2014. Jasper blazed the trail as the county's first executive, in the new Council-Manager form of government. He's retiring after 4 1/2 years at Summit County and 38 years total in public service. Rick Brough has more.

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Local News
6:16 pm
Wed June 18, 2014

School Board Approves $3 Million Tax Increase - Cites New Growth

As the community continues to grow, you can expect tax increases for education as the each new student in the district cannot be absorbed with the current budget structure.  The Park City school Board at its Tuesday meeting approved a 3 million dollar tax increase to balance the projected budget deficiencies that are in part  created by growth.   Lynn Ware Peek has more.

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Local News
5:59 pm
Wed June 18, 2014

Julie Nirula Vies for School Board District 5 Seat

Julie Nirula is the third of four Park City school board candidates to be interviewed by KPCW. She’s vying against three others for the district five seat in the June 24th primary election.  That vote will narrow the field to two.  Lynn Ware Peek has more. 

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Local News
5:53 pm
Wed June 18, 2014

When Going Outside to Check the Weather Doesn't Cut it

Weather isn't just the default topic of conversation when there's a lull.  To some degree, it fuels our economy.  And Park City can't track it's own long term climate data because it has no system for collecting it.  Lynn Ware Peek has more. 

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Local News
1:41 pm
Wed June 18, 2014

Attorney Office Offering Workshop On Public Input Work

As long as we have local government, there's going to be public input. With that in mind, the Park City attorney's office is sponsoring a community workshop Thursday  night "Your Voice Matters" which will give some tips and pointers on how to be effective at a hearing.
Among other things, the city may explain how a speaker with a complain, during general "Public Comment" might be better to bite their tongue to preserve their own legal leverage. Rick Brough has more.

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