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Originally aired April 11, 2013.

After years of discussion and debate, the East County Planning Commission has sent a positive recommendation for Indian Hollow, a 65-lot project located off Democrat Alley in the Kamas Valley.  Rick Brough has more.

Originally aired April 11, 2013.

Park City Municipal is being sued by the owner of an affordable-housing unit in the Flagstaff neighborhood. In the litigation filed in Third District Court, Gretchen Brooks says that under the city's enforcement of the Deed Restriction on her unit, she can't rent it for enough to cover her costs, and she can't personally use the housing.   Rick Brough has more.

Originally aired on April 10, 2013.

Treasure Mountain Junior High School teacher Julie Hooker is this month’s Utah Jazz/Century Link All-Star teacher and as a winner, she and her student – 9th grader Micaela Berglund were invited to last week’s Jazz game.  KPCW’s Leslie Thatcher has the story.

Originally aired April 10, 2013.

The Park City Mayor’s seat comes up for election this November and the first candidate to announce he’ll run is Park City council member Andy Beerman. Lynn Ware Peek has more.

Originally aired April 9, 2013.

State environmental officials say that western Summit County is seeing elevated levels of ozone--and the county could be designated as a problem area if federal pollution standards change.    But they told the Summit County Council Wednesday that there is no particular new law or program they can adopt as a cure.   Rick Brough has more.

Originally aired April 5, 2013.

As we’ve reported, a sales tax discrepancy in which the City has been getting tax revenue that should’ve been going to the County was the result of a clerical error by the Utah State Tax Commission.  Lynn Ware Peek has more.

Originally aired April 5, 2013.

A former Deer Valley employee died after striking a tree while skiing at Deer Valley Resort on Thursday.  Lynn Ware Peek has more.

  Originally aired on April 3, 2013.

A Utah man with more than 40 years of experience as a teacher and principal pleaded guilty to forcible sodomy charges this week.  KPCW’s Leslie Thatcher has more.

Originally aired April 2, 2013.

The few remaining tenants in the Main Street Mall at 333 Main Street have been put on notice that they need to be out of the building by the end of April.  KPCW’s Leslie Thatcher has more.

Originally aired April 2, 2013.

Molly Blooms Pub and Restaurant at Kimball Junction has had its liquor license revoked by an order from the Utah Alcoholic Beverage Control Commission.   The Commission's ruling, which pulled the license as of March 27th, found the restaurant committed several violations by hosting a sexually-oriented male dance revue last fall.   The pub's attorney, though, says they plan to challenge the ruling with the Utah Court of Appeals.    Rick Brough has more.

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