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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 on April 12, 2013.

It’s that time of year that the Summit County political parties host their conventions and the County Democrats will hold theirs Saturday at the Park City Community Church at 4pm. Lynn Ware Peek has more.

Originally aired April 11, 2013.

Canyons Resort is asking Summit County for an extension of time to complete its golf course, which is supposed to be finished by this September. County Manager Bob Jasper says the resort is asking for another year to finish the project.

Originally aired on April 11, 2013.

Summit County Council Member Roger Armstrong is suggesting that the county should look again at the topic of dogs and the county leash law. In a brief discussion April 10th, Council members noted that the law is routinely ignored by dog owners, but they don't have the resources in Animal Control to vigorously enforce it. Rick Brough has more.

  Originally aired on April 11, 2013.

One of the co-founders of KPCW, Dan Wilcox has died.  KPCW’s Leslie Thatcher has this tribute to one the best-loved voices of Park City public radio.

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 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 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.

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