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Judges currently presiding in Summit County's Third District court and Wasatch County's Fourth District Court are two   of seven nominees for a vacancy on Utah's Supreme Court.  

The open seat on the Supreme Court is for Justice Christine Durham, who will retire as of November 16th.

A Judicial Nominating Commission has picked seven nominees, including local Judges  Paige Petersen, who serves as the Silver Creek Justice Center and Fourth District Court Judge Derek Pullan, who works in Wasatch County. 

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With the clock ticking on the DACA program and no new applications being accepted, it'll be up to Congress to figure out the fate of nearly 800,000 undocumented immigrants, who were brought to the U.S. by their parents as children. In this second of a two-part series, Leslie Thatcher examines the future hopes and dreams of one Park City student - who has always called Park City home. 

Enrique Sanchez

20 year old Enrique Sanchez, a Mexican citizen, has spent most of his life in Park City. He's watching the process unfolding that will determine his fate in the states. In this first of a two-part series, Leslie Thatcher reveals more on just one of the hundreds of thousands of others who are in a similar situation.

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Park City staff is looking at ways to make the roads safer for their buses and passengers along with making the routes faster at Thursday’s council meeting. KPCW’s Melissa brings us the story.

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The Park City Friends of the Library are presenting an author who knows firsthand what it takes to create a whiskey and write a book on how it got started. KPCW’s Melissa Allison brings us the story.

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In a statement issued Wednesday, the Summit County Council says they have offered $4 million to help fund the preservation of the 158-acre Osguthorpe farm along Old Ranch Road. But that contribution is hamstrung right now, as the Osguthorpe family and the Summit Land Conservancy don't agree with the county's conditions for putting up the money. Rick Brough has more.

Today is the last day to make a financial contribution to the Park City Education Foundation -- or you can expect a phone call asking for money later this month. KPCW's Leslie Thatcher has more.

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Yoga as conflict resolution in Park City. The Shop Yoga has a couple of events in the next two months that are geared toward removing barriers of communication and unpacking your heart through tantric wisdom. KPCW’s Melissa Allison tells us what that means and how you can participate.

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The Park City Interfaith Council and Citizens Climate Lobby are teaming up to present a two part series on climate change.  The first meeting is this Sunday, October 8th.  The guest panel includes both a science and a humanities perspective on the impacts of climate change.  Carolyn Murray has more:

Enrollment is Down in Park City School District

Oct 5, 2017
Park City School District

The Park City Board of Education met Tuesday with an agenda that included updates on student enrollment and the impacts on state funding and closing schools to out of district admissions.  Carolyn Murray has this:  

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