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Park City's new paid parking program is still on schedule to kick in on December 15. KPCW's Melissa Allison has more.

School Board Interviews Candidates to Fill Open Seat

Nov 6, 2017
Park City School District

Two candidates have applied for the Park City School Board seat opening up in February.  Julie Eihausen is resigning from the board effective early February.  Interviews for her replacement are Tuesday starting at 9 am.  Carolyn Murray has this:


Hank Rothwell, the man who served as CEO and President of United Park City Mines Company and got the Empire Pass development through the city approval process, has died. KPCW's Leslie Thatcher has more.

New Public Transit in Summit County is Running Smoothly

Nov 6, 2017

Summit County has been hard at work this year, adding new transit programs to get people out of their cars and using public transportation. KPCW's Melissa Allison has more.

Eleven Thousand Ballots Mailed Out Countywide

Nov 6, 2017

November 7 is the fourth consecutive mail-in only election and according to the Summit County clerk - things are going well. KPCW's Melissa Allison has more.

Park City Hosts Open House Asking for Public Feedback

Nov 6, 2017

Park City is hosting an Open house on Thursday with an update on the Arts & Culture District Initiative in Bonanza Park. KPCW's Melissa Allison has more.

Mayoral Candidates Disclose Their Financials

Nov 6, 2017

It's not cheap to run for public office in this year's mayoral election, more than $70,000 have been raised by the two candidates. KPCW's Melissa Allison has more.

Former NFL Player Primary Suspect in Stabbing Death

Nov 3, 2017

Police have identified the woman found dead at a Park city Hotel Thursday morning. Her husband, former NFL player, Anthony McClanahan is the primary suspect in her homicide. KPCW’s Carolyn Murray has more:

The Extell Development Company out of New York City has closed on the 23-hundred acre mountain parcel of Mayflower – paving the way for an expansion of the Deer Valley Resort. KPCW’s Leslie Thatcher has more.

Park City Board of Education

The Park City Board of Education held their last public Strategic Planning session on Wednesday evening.  Teachers and administrators were not invited to attend.  This was in response to an early October meeting where parents said they were uncomfortable talking openly about their issues in front of school staff.   Carolyn Murray has this: