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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.

Carolyn Murray

May is Mental Health Awareness month. Connect Summit County sponsored a panel of Park City students representing four high school clubs.  They were there with one sole purpose; to answer anything, anyone wanted to ask them.  The Ask Me Anything event had panel members giving short powerful talks under the Ted X youth video platform. These courageous students spoke about their personal experiences with mental health, substance abuse, racism and sexuality.  Carolyn Murray attended and has this. 

Summit County

Planning for the Kimball Junction area includes everything from broad concepts to some specific "wish" items -- like a crossing over Highway 224. Rick Brough has more:

The revised SPA Master Plan of the Canyons Resort has been approved. Now, Summit County's planning and building departments expect they're going to be busy. Rick Brough has more:

A company owned by Main Street businessman Ken Abdalla has paid off a back-tax liability of over $419,000 on six high-end properties located on lower Main and Heber Avenue. Rick Brough has more:

Miner Nation Report - May 7, 2018

May 7, 2018

Here is this week's Miner Nation Report with Morgan Lukrich:


The Park City Institute went before Park City council at Thursday's meeting to propose a new location for their summer concert series and just in case council was on the fence, the public showed up to show their support. Melissa Allison tells us why they didn't need to worry.

Deer Valley Resort is looking to make a name for itself as a premier mountain concert venue and announced its inaugural concert series this morning. Leslie Thatcher has more:

Tom Kelly and Kekkan Randall

For 30 years, Tom Kelly has been the voice of the US Ski and Snowboard Team.  He’s reported on the athletes in a way that has allowed KPCW listeners a personal window into their pathways to success.  Carolyn Murray has this:

The Kimball Arts Center is hosting local student's artwork from now to May 27th. David Boyle has more:

The Park City Council Thursday got its first look, at the  city manager recommended budget - that includes no tax increase but does recommend cutting some expensive capital projects in order to lower the bond amount for the possible purchase of Treasure Hill. Leslie Thatcher has more.