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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.

Originally aired April 25, 2013.

A half-dozen Park City residents ran the 2013 Boston Marathon.  One of them was Joe Cronley who tells KPCW he was well out of harm’s way given that he was one of the first groups to cross the finish line.  KPCW’s Leslie Thatcher has his story.

Originally aired April 25, 2013.

After a lackluster start, bus service between Park City and Salt Lake has seen a boost in ridership – since the fare was cut and free transfers instituted.  KPCW's Leslie Thatcher has this report.

Originally aired April 24, 2013.

Of the hundreds of kids in Park City who start ski racing at a young age, only a selective few will make it to compete at an international level.  One of those is Megan McJames.  Lynn Ware Peek has more. 

Originally aired April 23, 2013.

The Park City Planning Commission, in its Wednesday work session will explore outdoor light ordinances that currently allow seasonal lighting to be always in season.  Lynn Ware Peek has more. 

Originally aired April 22, 2013.

Originally aired April 22, 2013.

The Summit County Council on April 17th voted to grant a Conditional Use Permit for the Silver Moose Bed and Breakfast--though the approval came with a long list of conditions. Meanwhile, the attorney for the business said he and his clients were pleased with the Council's decision. Rick Brough has more.

Originally aired April 22, 2013.

A Salt Lake nanny, who was arrested last year on charges that she harmed the infant twins of a Summit County couple, pled guilty on April 15th to two counts of child abuse. Rick Brough has more.

Originally aired April 15, 2013.

Park City’s three local resorts – Deer Valley, Park City Mountain Resort and Canyons closed for the season on Sunday – just in time for a spring snowstorm.  KPCW’s Leslie Thatcher has more.

Originally aired April 15, 2013.

A report issued by the Utah Avalanche Forecast Center says that Park City avalanche forecaster Craig Patterson died as a result of a very small avalanche with a very bad ride.  KPCW’s Leslie Thatcher has this update.

Originally aired on April 15, 2013.

The Summit County Sheriff’s office has released the names of the Oakley couple involved in the murder/suicide Sunday.  The two deceased individuals are identified as 40 year old female Toni Lyn Cavagnaro and 45 year old male Sean Thomas Kenealey of Oakley.

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