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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.

A one car rollover on Guardman Pass ended in a fatality Thursday morning.  Lynn Ware Peek has more. 

Epic Winter Coming?

Aug 14, 2015
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Could this winter be the epic winter we've been waiting for more than four years? Leslie Thatcher has more on the status of El Nino - now heating in the Pacific Ocean.

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If you haven't seen the news on social media yet, know that you're part of the reason that Park City has been named as the friendliest city in America - as ranked by the readers of Conde Nast Traveler. Leslie Thatcher has more. http://www.cntraveler.com/galleries/2015-08-11/the-2015-friendliest-and-unfriendliest-cities-in-the-us

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On today's program, host Leslie Thatcher speaks to Jason Norlen, general manager of Heber Light and Power, to talk about the proposed 6 percent rate increase. Park City Planning Commissioner Steve Joyce updates us on Wednesday's meeting. Being Evel director Daniel Junge talks about his documentary of Evel Kneivel and Sara Moola president of WOLF - Warrior Outdoor Leadership or the Future - explains how the nonprofit helps the children of military special ops when they're killed in action.

The Park City planning commission on Wednesday voted unanimously to halt, at least from the commission’s purview, any approval of the Alice Claim proposed project in Old Town.  Lynn Ware Peek has more. 

On today's program, host Leslie Thatcher speaks to Summit County Council Member Roger Armstrong about the  Summit County Fair and Tuesday's EPA meeting. Gary Marx, the President for the Center of Public Outreach will be the guest speaker at Monday's Community Conversation. Park City Leadership Founder Myles Rademan has details on the pending deadline to register for Class 22 and Ski Utah Director Nathan Rafferty promotes the #100DaystoWinter celebration on Friday at the Utah Olympic Park.

Avis Badami Dies

Aug 12, 2015

The woman who has lit up our lives every Christmas by carrying on the tradition of Park City's World Cup alpine ski races with her holiday lights, Avis Badami, has died. Leslie Thatcher has more.

Historic District supporters are praising the Park City Council for considering a pending ordinance to determine the historic significance of an old town home that may be considered for demolition. Leslie Thatcher has more.

On today's program, host Leslie Thatcher discussed the proposed $56 million education bond with School Board members Nancy Garrison and Julie  Eihausen. Snyderville Planning Commissioner Chuck Klingenstein reviews the items of discussion at last night's meeting including the EPA update and positive recommendation for the new location of Whole Foods. Sara Hutchinson with Park City Education Foundation and Summit County Librarian Kirsten Nilsson preview the community discussions on this year's One Book - Boys in the Boat.

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On today's program, host Leslie Thatcher speaks with Park City staff planners Christy Alexander, Kirsten Whetstone and interim Planning Director Bruce Erickson about panelization and a pending ordinance halting any future demolitions until a new ordinance is written. Summit County manager Tom Fisher previews the council's agenda and talks about the diminishing staff in the Engineering Department.

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