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In an historic voter turnout, Summit County voters went to the polls and elected two new county council members, approved two tax increases and two new state representatives. In the battle between east and west side planning commissioners, the democrat from Oakley and a member of the east side planning commission Doug Clyde was elected to serve on the Summit County Council Seat B – replacing council member Claudia McMullin who didn’t run for reelection. Based on the...

It's the Bling Fling on Friday for Peace House

Nov 8, 2016

The holidays are here and Peace House is getting in on the action with their third annual Bling Fling to raise money for their shelter. KPCW’s Melissa Allison brings us the details.

Planning Commission and Treasure Hill Meet on Wednesday

Nov 8, 2016

It’s the first planning commission meeting of the month which means Treasure is on the Agenda to talk more about mass, design and impact. KPCW’s Melissa Allison brings us the story.

The Park City High School expansion Architectural firm had a preliminary unveiling last week where design options were laid out and students and faculty could look over the plans, ask questions and give input. KPCW’s Carolyn Murray had an opportunity to attend and has this report.

Park City's First Youth City Council Mayor

Nov 7, 2016
Melissa Allison

The idea for the Youth City Council came during an advertising class at Park City High School that sophomore Maya Levine was in. After talking about how students don’t have a voice – she decided to do something about it and rallied other students to organize Park City’s first Youth City Council.

Melissa Allison

Park City officials have been working with Rocky Mountain Power to reach their net-zero goals and has signed on for the Subscriber Solar program. The energy company is offering the opportunity to help people save money and at the same time reduce their carbon foot print - even if you live in an apartment.

Is Utah really a toss up state? On today's Utah Politics Now, some of Utah's biggest public policy and opinion influencers: Boyd Matheson, President of Sutherland Institute, Rachel Sanders, Executive Director of Alliance for a Better Utah, Hal Boyd, opinion editor for The Deseret News, and George Pyle, editorial writer, columnist and blogger for The Salt Lake Tribune.

Park City Police Department & Park City School District

The Park City Police Department has updated information on the toxicology reports of the two Treasure Mountain Junior High students who died in September. Carolyn Murray has more:


Relocating the Park City Senior Center is on the agenda for Thursday's council meeting and staff wants council to answer a few questions before making a decision. KPCW's Melissa Allison has more.

A new way to zone the entire city of Heber will come up before City Council Thursday night. It’s an issue the city planners and staff have discussed for more than a year. 300 people came to a public hearing about it last month. And now one city councilman says it’s time to put it to bed. KPCW’s Renai Bodley has more.