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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.

The CEO of Black Diamond Equipment, Peter Metcalf, was recently chosen as one of a handful of Summit County residents honored as being one of the Catalyst 100 for his contribution to creative growth and positive change in Utah – and his specific efforts to protect the state’s outdoor environment. Lynn Ware Peek has more.

Park City resident Ted McAleer will be honored by Utah governor Gary Herbert Thursday as one of ten recipients of the Governor’s Medal for Science and Technology. KPCW’s Leslie Thatcher has more.

A 25-year-old mother who took controlled substances during her pregnancy, leaving her newborn son with addiction problems, has been sentenced in Third District Court to three years probation, including about 10 months in the Summit County Jail. Judge Todd Shaughnessy handed down the sentence Monday to Constance Villa. Rick Brough has more.

Dave Booth, who worked in the upper echelons of the Summit County Sheriff’s Department for a decade, is now the Police Chief for Heber City. Rick Brough has more.

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