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"The Hero" a modern-day drama about a lonesome cowboy in L.A., premiered at last winter's  Sundance Film Festival, and now has made its way to a theater near you.  Linda Jager takes a look for this week's Friday Film Review:

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The Utah Education Association President lives in Park City and after a year in the role, she’s still confident they’ll find ways to improve all of Utah’s school districts.  Carolyn Murray has more:

Three major parcels held by the Mayflower Company are apparently headed for sale and development in the near future. Wasatch County Manager Mike Davis had an update in his latest interview with KPCW. Rick Brough has more.

Applications are being accepted for Class 24 of Park City's Leadership program. Rick Brough has more.

It looks like Wasatch County will revive a long-dormant citizens' board, which could be the vehicle for an open-space bond proposal. Rick Brough has more.

Heber Annex Draws Concern from Wasatch County Members

Jul 6, 2017

Wasatch County constituents are concerned that Heber City might designate a massive property, north of the city, for annexation. Rick Brough has more.

July 4th-A Big Party In The Park

Jul 6, 2017
Park City, Utah

The Fourth of July is one of Park City’s biggest events.  Thousands of people come to town to enjoy the many varied activities going on all day long.  KPCW’s Carolyn Murray has this update on the July fourth impacts.

A Summit County man is behind bars and charged with four felony counts after a woman accused him of kidnapping and assault this holiday weekend. KPCW's Leslie Thatcher reports.

The Coalville City Council recently dealt with two building proposals -- one for a car wash on a parcel fronting Main Street, and the other a proposed development with more density than the city has seen for several years. Rick Brough has more from our conversation with Mayor Trevor Johnson.

The City and County are embarking on a number of new transportation initiatives designed to reduce traffic and congestion in the city and the basin. Carolyn Murray has more on the status of the micro transit contract.

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