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The developers behind the Canyons Amended Master Plan have revised their concept for the Lower Village, the adjoining parking, and housing for employees. That prompted a joint meeting in Wednesday between the Snyderville Planning Commission and Summit County Council. Rick Brough has more.

The Summit County Council discussed Wednesday whether to continue with the next step in the Mountain Accord process. They said yes, but in a split 3-2 vote. The Accord has been succeeded by the Central Wasatch Commission, made up of four entities in the Salt Lake Valley.

Council members Chris Robinson, Kim Carson, and Glenn Wright voted to continue with $100,000 in funding they had pledged to the Accord. The dissenters, Roger Armstrong and Doug Clyde, asked what the county is getting out of a process that's being run by interests in the Salt Lake Valley. Rick Brough has m0re.

Heber Has Active Political Season

Jun 15, 2017

With candidate filing windows closed, Heber City has plenty of candidates interested in running for the Mayors seat and for the 2 open council seats.  Carolyn Murray has more:

Park City Planning Commission chairman Adam Strachan will be extending his already well-extended term on the commission, in the hopes of getting through as much as possible on the Treasure Hill conditional use application before he steps down this fall. KPCW's Leslie Thatcher has more.

Ski Utah Announces All Time Record Ski Days

Jun 14, 2017

Ski Utah announces an all-time record in skier days, skier spending and ski tax revenues.  Across the board, it’s a banner year for Utah’s Ski Industry.  Carolyn Murray has more on this closing, year-end press conference.

Noise Wall Goes to Vote

Jun 14, 2017

The Utah Department of Transportation, known as UDOT hosted a Noise Study Information Meeting on Tuesday evening.  About a hundred people showed up bringing with them a variety of opinions.  Carolyn Murray has more:

The Wasatch County Council last week took the first steps to put an open space bond election before voters, but first wants to engage the now-defunct open space committee before committing to anything.  KPCW's Leslie Thatcher has more:  

Chemical Toxicity is Lunch and Learn Topic

Jun 13, 2017

Lunch and Learn at the Marc hosts the self-proclaimed certified food and health geek, Kaleen McCrary.  She’ll teach people how to identify toxins in the environment and what they can do to minimize their intake. Carolyn Murray has this: 

A new school board member has been selected for District 1.  The term is through December 2018.  Carolyn Murray has more:

Bonanza Flat Purchase Soon to Be Completed

Jun 12, 2017
Bonanza Flat-Utah Open Lands Photo

“Funds are Still Needed but Park City Won’t Turn It’s Back on Bonanza Flat” reads the message in the Park City Municipal’s press release on Monday. Thirty five hundred individuals and dozens of business, non-profit and municipal entities have chipped in.  Carolyn Murray has more: 

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