Local News

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.

Host Leslie Thatcher welcomes today's guests to the morning news hour:

  • School Board primary candidates District 3 - Art Brothers, Moe Hickey and Petra Butler
  • Summit County Clerk Kent Jones will talk about the mail-in vote and what they've seen so far

Wasatch County Sheriff's Office is warning Heber Valley residents to watch their money.   Counterfeit $20 bills are showing up at local businesses.  KPCW's Renai Bodley has more: 

Here's a link to the U.S. Department of the Treasury website that tells you how to spot a fake bill.

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 What's the five-year plan for Midway?  A recent survey of residents shows they want more open space, more animals and better trails.  City leaders are holding a public workshop Tuesday, June 14, from 6pm - 8pm, at town hall to get input on the city's general plan.  KPCW's Renai Bodley has more:  

Host Leslie Thatcher welcomes today's guests to the morning news hour: 

  • Summit County staff planner Sean Lewis will talk about Tuesday's Snyderville Planning Commission meeting.
  • The Preserve at Newpark is proposing to build eight (8) townhomes adjacent to the Sun Calendar Plaza and Amphitheater. Brian Richards from Mountain Town Music and Rick Tichman, President of the New Park Hotel's HOA Board are concerned it doesn't conform with what was originally approved.
  • Paul Askins will be in to review the Heber Valley Concerts in the Park series.
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  Parking in Old Town will get more expensive, but the upside is parking will likely be available when you visit Old Town thanks to a new concept that will give people a choice about where and when to park. Lynn Ware Peek has more. 

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Vail Resorts does not intend to withdraw its application for the trademark of the words Park City, but company officials hope that after Thursday's discussion with the Park City council, the community will better understand why they're doing what they're doing.   KPCW's Leslie Thatcher has more:

Here is the complete interview with Bill Rock and Kristin Williams from The Local News Hour with Leslie Thatcher on Thursday, June 9, 2016:

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More than 70 people turned out at the city council meeting in Park City Thursday night.   Most were there for the public hearing regarding Vail's application to trademark the name Park City.  KPCW's Renai Bodley was there:

City councilman Andy Beerman made a surpirse announcement at Thursday night's city council meeting.  A winter sports trade association is moving to Utah and making Park City its home.  KPCW's Renai Bodley has more: 

Click here to read the announcement from the Utah Governor's Office of Economic Development.

Click here to go to SnowSports Industries America's webpage.

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With the departure of director Rena Jordan from Basin Recreation last month, the recruitment for her replacement is underway. KPCW's Leslie Thatcher has more. 

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A two-day music festival is coming to the Wasatch Back, and thousands are expected to attend. KPCW's Rick Brough has more. 

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