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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.

Deer Valley Resort is again offering its Wasatch Benefit Pass for this winter - though this year, it won't be partnering up with the Park City Mountain Resort, now acquired by Vail. Rick Brough has more.

Working on Summit County's Search and Rescue team can often be a thankless job. But not always. Last week, the team got a thank you note from a 73-year-old hiker who was rescued in the Kings Peak area earlier this month. Rick Brough has more.

Due to a large number of requests, KPCW posts (in its entirety) Vail's  Mountain Division President, Blaise Carrig's, September 18th address  before Park City Mayor and City Council and an overflowing room of residents.  Approximately 20 minutes... you will not be bored!  Carrig gives an overview of Vail's strategy and priorities in Park City - assuring the public that VR has no intention of making Park City the "company town"  that many fear. 

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Saturday was sunny and bright for 15+ balloons reaching for the skies. The evening Glow, however, was super short due to winds

During their meeting last week, the Summit County Council looked to the future on a couple of topics. One was the Mountain Accord regional planning effort. The other was the dangers of landslides.

Decision To A Dog Pond In Quinn's Dog Park Coming Soon

Sep 19, 2014

A dog pond to go along with the dog park at Quinn's Junction and donation boxes for winter trails grooming were considered at the City's Recreation Advisory board study session with the city council last week. Lynn Ware Peek has more.

A co-counsel in the recent ski resort legal fight may one day be presiding over the Third District Court in Summit County. Kara Pettit, one of the attorneys representing Talisker and Vail Resorts, has been appointed to fill a vacancy on the Third District Court. Rick Brough has more.

Toly Talks About This Season's 'Compass' Magazine

Sep 19, 2014
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The new Compass catalogue of community learning classes offerings is circulating in the community and some highlights of Fall courses from Chinese to Search Engine Optimization to building gingerbread houses. Lynn Ware Peek has more.

Coming before the Summit County Council will be the recommended policy for e-bikes or electric bikes. KPCW's Leslie Thatcher has more.

The Park City Council is scheduled to meet with Vail Resorts president Blaise Carrig today.  One of the topics is to get an update on how sales tax revenues will be distributed across the city, the county and two states.  KPCW's Leslie Thatcher has more.

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