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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.

Start Times, They Are a Changin'

Jun 7, 2017

The “start times” survey results were reviewed at Tuesday’s Park City School Board meeting.  They unanimously decided to implement the changes to school start times effective for the 2018/ 2019 school year.  Carolyn Murray has more on this story.  

Leslie Thatcher

Five individual Park City youth-on-snow teams are coming together as one all-encompassing organization, to be known as the Park City Ski and Snowboard Club. The news was released to the members of each of the different organizations in an email Monday. KPCW's Leslie Thatcher has details.

A noise study information meeting will be held next Tuesday to discuss a possible noise wall being installed  near Jeremy Ranch. The meeting will be held June 13th at 6 pm at Jeremy Ranch Elementary School. UDOT environmental and noise analysis experts will provide information on the study recently completed on I-80 between Jeremy Ranch and Lamb's Canyon.

Page family GoFundMe site

Long-time Park City local Ty Page, also known as "Mr. Incredible," has died after a fight with brain cancer. KPCW's Leslie Thatcher has more.

A celebration of Ty's life will be held Saturday, June 10 at 2pm at Mountain Life Church, 7375 N. Silver Creek Road.

Salt Lake County Reconsiders Bonanza Flat Contribution

Jun 7, 2017

The Salt Lake County Council has reconsidered and will chip in money to save Bonanza Flat after all.  Following a contentious debate Tuesday, the council voted for a second time on the funding, and in a 5 to 2 vote, agreed to contribute $1.5M to the effort.

Carolyn Murray has more:  

Programming Director Retires From Film Series

Jun 6, 2017
George Dymalski

The long time Programming Director for the Park City Film Series is retiring.  George Dymalski spent two decades helping to program and provide technical support for the non- profit.  Carolyn Murray has more:

 Three Park City residents have filed to fill the unexpired term of school board member Phil Kaplan. That person is expected to be named next week.

Due to some scheduling issues, the Park City school board has pushed back open interviews of the three candidates, who have filed to fill the unexpired term of Phil Kaplan in District 1.

The applicants include former teacher, union negotiator and sports agent Tommy Tanzer who is currently a member of the Park City Education Foundation. Tanzer lives in Deer Valley and has lived in Park City since 1978.

School Board Votes to Change Start Times in 2018

Jun 6, 2017
Park City, Utah

Tuesday, the Park City Board of Education unanimously passed a motion to implement a change in school start times effective for the 2018/19 school year. However, there are still many caveats to getting it done right.  Carolyn Murray was there and has this:

Summit County

The East Side Planning Commission has decided that their next meeting on the proposed South Point project in Brown's Canyon will be a work session, with intent to look into the details of the plan. However, after last week's public hearing, East Side commissioners were clear that the developers must show the benefits of the project. Rick Brough has more.

Summit County

A Park City man was sentenced to a year in jail and taken into custody in Third District Court Monday, on charges of attempted sexual exploitation of an underage girl. Prosecutors said that 47-year-old Jose Patino Moreno befriended the girl when he was a Park City bus driver, encouraged her to send pornographic images on her cell, and was grooming her for a sexual relationship when she turned 18. Rick Brough has more.