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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.

Deerfield Media Completes Purchase of PCTV

Jul 25, 2017
Keefe Pulley

PCTV has been broadcasting for the past 30 years out of Park City even though the bulk of their viewers are along the Wasatch Front, says new General Manager, Keefe Pulley.

Safety Camp -- a week-long event for young children -- is returning next month, just before school starts, as a benefit for the Children's Justice Center. Rick Brough has more.

Innovative STEAM School Comes to South Summit

Jul 25, 2017

The South Summit School District is opening the first-ever Wasatch Back STEAM (Science, Technology, Engineering, Art, and Math) school -- a public, blended-learning K-12 school. Carolyn Murray has more.

On today's program, Melissa Etheridge has details on her upcoming performance at Deer Valley on Thursday.  Summit County Investigator Christina Sally has details on registering for Camp Safety which is held August  14 - 18 and Snyderville Basin Recreation Director Brian Hanton and Trails and Open Space Manager Bob Radke are in with a monthly update.

Council Approves New Parking Fee Measure

Jul 21, 2017

The Park City Council heard from staff twice at Thursday's meeting regarding the proposed parking fees for Old Town, once during their work session and again during the regular meeting. The result was a unanimous vote in favor of the measure.

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The city council approved a Professional Services agreement with Lochner Inc for a little over 1.3 million dollars for the State Route 248 Corridor and Safety Improvement Project.  Carolyn Murray has this report and more on Thursday’s meeting.

Park City E Bike Share is First in the United States

Jul 19, 2017
Claire Wiley for PCMC

Park City is first in the United States to have a 100 percent electric bike program.  It kicked off Wednesday with a Golden Spoke Event at the McPolin Barn on Highway 224. 

Carolyn Murray rode along for this story:

"Stunning" Turnout for Park City Mayoral Debate

Jul 19, 2017
Melissa Allison

If the size of the crowd is any indication, there's a lot of interest in this year's election for Park City mayor. There was a full house Tuesday as Summit County Council Member Roger Armstrong, Park City Council Member Andy Beerman, and former Park City Mayor Dana Williams debated each other at the Park City Rotary meeting.     KPCW"s Melissa Allison was there:  

The Park City Chamber/Bureau is going to meet soon with the County Council to discuss revamping the distribution formula for Transient Room Taxes. Chamber/Bureau President Bill Malone spoke recently on KPCW's Mountain Money, reflecting on the Chamber's past and present, marketing in the age of Vail, and other topics. Rick Brough has more.

Park City Rotary Gives $125,000 to Local Youth Causes

Jul 19, 2017
PC Tots Website

The Park City Rotary gave 125,000 dollars to three local youth oriented non-profits.  The method was unique for the Rotary because their grants are usually smaller and distributed to diverse causes.  Carolyn Murray has more on this.

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