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Has someone knocked on your door asking for your autograph?  If not, it may happen soon.  A new election process is underway and it requires candidates to collect signatures to get on the ballot.  KPCW's Renai Bodley explains:  

Click here to see all candidate declarations of intent to gather signatures.  

On today's program: Utah Department of Workforce Services Public Information Officer Nic Dunn, Park City Manager Diane Foster, Solar Program Coordinator of Utah Clean Energy Kate Bowman and Park City Medical Center Dietician Becky Cannon.

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Two new Park City Council members and one returning member were sworn in on Monday evening, bringing a new look to the council sitting behind the dais at the City Council chambers of the Marsac Building. Lynn Ware Peek has more. 

On today's program: Director of Summit Land Conservancy Cheryl Fox, Summit County Manager Tom Fisher and Regional Transportation Planning Director Caroline Ferris, Park City Planning Director Bruce Erickson, Co-Creators of Invisible Threat, Matt Gould and Griffin Matthews.

A mountain lion found in Summit Park was shot by state Division of Wildlife Resource officers Sunday morning, after it killed one dog and wounded its companion. A DWR spokesman says it's their policy to euthanize a cougar once it has harmed a human or animal. Rick Brough has more.

Clay Coleman is the new animal control director for Summit County.  He announces a new clarification to the leash ordinance that will free up dog owners who like to ski or ride bikes with their dogs.  Lynn Ware Peek has more.

On today's program, Leslie Thatcher speaks to Director of Ski Utah Nathan Rafferty, Tom Kelly with the US Ski and Snowboard Association, Park city Education Foundation Programs Officer Sara Hutchinson and Alex Briley of Village People.

Local filmmaker Jill Orschel has been traveling to the border cities of Hilldale, UT and Colorado City, AZ to film scenes for here latest project, Snowland. It's a trip she's been take for years and from that perspective has witnessed change in the polygamous communities. Leslie Thatcher has more.

On today's program, Summit County Animal Control Director Clay Coleman, Park City Community Foundation Programs Manager Ollie Wilder, Co-Founder of Slamdance Film Festival and Todd Henneman and Debbie Drain from Storm Cycles.

Utah Air Wing Restores Historic Plane

Jan 2, 2016
Utah Commemorative Air Force

A Heber-based volunteer group, dedicated to preserving the country's military aircraft heritage, is busy restoring a plan that's nearly 75 years old. Rick Brough has more.

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