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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.

Three Midway Women Running For Mayor

Jul 31, 2017
Ask Midway Facebook Page

In a state where only 20 women serve in the 104-member-Legislature, it’s unique to have a small, rural town like Midway, produce three female candidates for mayor.  Because only two names can be on the general election ballot, a primary will happen in just two weeks.  Carolyn Murray has more.  

Park City School District

The Park City School District Superintendent has made a recommendation to the school board to hold off on running a 100 million dollar bond on November’s ballot.  The meeting to finalize this decision is Tuesday.  Carolyn Murray has more. 

Utah's 2002 Olympic venues will play a key role in determining the first skiing athletes nominated to the 2018 U.S. Olympic Team to compete in PyeongChang, South Korea. Rick Brough has more.

Keefe Pulley

With the sale of Park City Television to Deerfield Media, the station has a new manager with experience in Salt Lake television. However, Keefe Pulley isn't a stranger to the offices at PCTV. Rick Brough has more.

Teen Council Teaches Teens about Teenage Issues

Jul 28, 2017
Planned Parenthood-Teen Council

The fourth year of the Planned Parenthood Teen Council kicks off with a student retreat next month.  The students, once trained in this program, become a resource for other young people who want information about reproductive health, contraception and healthy relationships. Carolyn Murray has more. 

Melissa Allison

The plastic bag ban in Park City went into effect June 25 and according to city staff – it’s been a great success. Not so says one KPCW caller. According to her – there are plenty of locals not happy about the ban, so KPCW’s Melissa Allison looked into it.

Planned Parenthood...Plans a Hike

Jul 28, 2017
Daily Herald

After the outpouring of support for the Women’s March on Main Street last winter, the Planned Parenthood of Utah Board wants to coalesce that local energy. They’re starting with an organized hike happening on Sunday. Carolyn Murray has more. 

Empire Lodge Parking Lot Closes Next week

Jul 28, 2017
Empire Lodge Web site

Parking at the Empire Lodge parking lot closes down next week.  Kpcw’s Carolyn Murray has more. 

There was good news on several fronts in KPCW's conversation with County Council member Roger Armstrong, especially concerning the electric bus system and e-bikes, as well as sewer service to Silver Creek. Rick Brough has more.

Under new ownership with Deerfield Media, Park City Television will have some familiar elements and some new items moving forward. And while Deerfield is tied in other locations to the controversial media conglomerate Sinclair Broadcasting, PCTV's new manager said that's not the case here. Rick Brough has more.

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