Local News

Sundance Documentary Screening
1:44 pm
Thu January 9, 2014

Park City Community Invited to Free Screening of Sundance Documentary "Brave Miss World"

Sundance is a week away, but this Thursday the Park City community gets the chance to see a free documentary "Brave Miss World" at the Santy Auditorium The screening is also set up to help draw attention to Park City's Women's Giving Fund. Rick Brough has more. 

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Library Site Alternatives
1:37 pm
Thu January 9, 2014

Plans Scrutinized For 21st Century Library

The plans for bringing Park City residents a "21st century" library are being scrutinized as the city council considers whether the price tag for building an entirely new building is more feasible than updating and greening the current library, a 20th century building. Lynn Ware Peek has more. 

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Love Your Library
1:31 pm
Thu January 9, 2014

Park City Library Participating in Love Your Library Month

A popular topic in February, with Valentine's Day, is love. But February is also Love Your Library month, and the Park City Library, and the county's Kimball Junction branch, will be participating in activities on Feb. 12th. Rick Brough has more. 

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Sochi Olympics
1:20 pm
Thu January 9, 2014

Park City Mother Awaits News If Both Kids Will Be Named To Olympic Teams

Watching a child with dreams of making it to the Olympics is somewhat common in this ski resort town, but how does the anticipation intensify when two from the same family vye for an Olympic spot? As KPCW's Lynn Ware Peek reports, at least one Park City mom knows how it feels. 

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Summit County Government
6:05 pm
Wed January 8, 2014

Natural Gas Station Brings County Forward

The Summit County Council and other officials held a ribbon cutting ceremony Tuesday for a new natural gas station at Silver Creek Junction. County Manager Bob Jasper said earlier that it's a step forward, even with the controversy over the extraction methods for natural gas. Rick Brough has more.

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Open Space
4:03 pm
Wed January 8, 2014

Conservancy To Complete Easements on 260 Acres

Two easements, indicated with blue dots, are expected to add another 260 acres of open space.
Credit Summit Land Conservancy

The Summit Land Conservancy is set to close on two conservation easements totally more than 260 acres of open space in the first month of 2014 KPCW's Leslie Thatcher has more.

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New Mayor
3:47 pm
Tue January 7, 2014

Jack Thomas Sworn In As Park City's New Mayor

Jack Thomas swears in as the new mayor of Park City.

Park City's New Mayor, Jack Thomas was inaugurated before a standing room only crowd Monday evening. Lynn Ware Peek has more. 

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Local News
3:50 pm
Mon January 6, 2014

Jones On Supreme's Opinion On Same Sex Marriage

As of the end of last week, the Summit County Clerk's office had issued some 41 licenses for same-sex marriage. Now, clerk Kent Jones said they had halted that, given the stay issued by the Supreme Court on the ruling from U.S. District Court Judge Robert Shelby. Rick Brough has more.

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Suspect Jailed
3:45 pm
Mon January 6, 2014

Attempted Kidnapping In Heber City

A man is in police custody following an attempted kidnapping in Wasatch County Saturday night. KPCW's Leslie Thatcher has more.

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Mayor Retired
11:49 am
Mon January 6, 2014

After 12 Years, Mayor Dana Williams Is Officially Retired

Credit Rhoda Stauffer

After 12 years of leading Park City, Mayor Dana Williams will be retired as of Monday and will be taking some time off to travel and consider his future options. KPCW's Leslie Thatcher has more. 

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