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Three students from Park City High School have been named as National Merit Scholarship finalists.  It’s a prestigious accomplishment that is awarded based on test scores and the quality of their overall application.  Carolyn Murray has this:

Airport Operator Sues Heber City

Oct 12, 2017
Heber City Website Photo

The operator of the Heber City Airport has filed  a lawsuit in the US District Court against Heber City alleging the new standards approved by the Heber City council last week will compromise their business and the safety of their staff.  Carolyn Murray has this:


The Park City Planning Commission has agreed to double up the meetings for Treasure Hill with the hope that a decision on the conditional use permit will be made by the end of the year. KPCW’s Melissa Allison brings us the story.


The Park City Planning Department has hired two new planners and still have one more opening to fill. It’s not because the planning department is growing – it’s because planners are moving on to other jobs. KCPW’s Melissa Allison brings us the story. 

Whole Foods Grand Opening is October 18th.

Oct 11, 2017

The new Whole Foods Grand Opening is scheduled for next Wednesday, October 18th.  In addition to nearly doubling the size of the store, there are some first ever offerings.  Carolyn Murray has more.    

Triple Crown Sports Contract Up for Renewal

Oct 11, 2017

Park City plans to renew the contract with Triple Crown Sports for boys and girl’s baseball and softball, but due to complaints about event fatigue and other issues – city staff is suggesting that the city council modify the terms. KPCW’s Melissa Allison has more.

Midway Mayor Seeking a Second Term

Oct 11, 2017
Colleen Bonner

The mayor of Midway wants to be elected to a second term.  She’s lived in Midway for 25 years, owned her own business and thinks she can help lead and serve the 4000 residents living there. Carolyn Murray has this: 

Park City Farmers Market Needs a New Home

Oct 10, 2017

The Park City Farmers Market has been at the Canyons Parking lot on Wednesday afternoons for the past 16 summers. Next year, their location will change but they don’t yet know where they’ll land.  Carolyn Murray has this:

Park City School District

The Park City High School Athletics and Activities Director was honored with a prestigious national award on Tuesday. Carolyn Murray has more:

Celeste Johnson

The city of Midway held a three way primary in August with all female candidates running for mayor.  With the general election next month, the 10 year resident challenging the incumbent thinks she can bring a new perspective to handling the growth pressures in Midway.    Carolyn Murray has this: