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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.

Park City March for Science

Apr 10, 2018

Park City events is expecting several hundred people to participate in the second annual March for Science this Saturday. The march, part of a larger nationwide effort, is the only one of its kind this year in Utah.  David Boyle has more

The Brighton Estates Homeowners Association is suing Wasatch County and the County Council for dissolving the Special Services District last year. The district was originally established in 2013 at the county’s request as a way to pay for the needed infrastructure upgrades in Brighton Estates. The property owners group believes the council’s action was illegal and only inhibits future development of the area. Carolyn Murray has this:


The 3Kings Water Treatment Facility is in its third phase and Park city Council approved $1.6 million for the schematic designs from CH2M, Inc. Melissa Allison has more:

Miner Nation Report - April 9, 2018

Apr 9, 2018

Here's this week's Miner Nation Report with Morgan Lukrich.

Two Park City men -- one who ran television stations and another who played basketball on television -- will be signing copies of their new books at Dolly's Bookstore this weekend.  Leslie Thatcher has more:

The week the Summit County Health Board heard a brief presentation on the massive lawsuit filed by the county against nearly two dozen opioid manufacturers and distributors.  Rick Brough has details:

In the public comment time of this week's Summit County Council meeting, two young students again pressed for a countywide ban on plastic bags.  Council chair Kim Carson told Rick Brough that she would like to explore the idea:


Park City Council has been talking about social equity since December and made it a critical priority at its March retreat. At this weeks meeting, they consulted with a social change facilitator to talk about how to move forward. Melissa Allison has more:


Short-term rentals are a growing issue in Park City. So much so, Park City Council partnered with Summit County and the Chamber of Commerce to get a better understanding of the issue and create some solutions. Melissa Allison has more:


Park City Council heard from staff at Thursday’s council meeting regarding amendments to the Land Management Code. The amendments are meant to make affordable housing projects more appealing for private developers. Melissa Allison has more: