Based on the recommendation of Park City fire chief Paul Hewitt, its emergency manager and police chief, the Park City council last week banned the use of personal fireworks. While Hewitt says he's a fan of fireworks, he doesn't think it's worth the risk. KPCW's Leslie Thatcher has more.
As Park City Mountain Resort and Vail Resorts work to settle their legal differences, Third District Court Judge Ryan Harris has officially signed and filed the Order of Restitution, evicting Park City Mountain Resort. That eviction has been stayed for now. KPCW's Leslie Thatcher has more.
Although the residences west of Tollgate Canyon are affected by the I80 Highway reconstruction, this summer and next, personnel at the North Summit Fire District say they are able to access those neighborhoods, for fires and emergencies. Rick Brough has more.
While Park City has restricted fireworks this year, a ban isn't in effect for cities on the East Side of the county. Although the fire danger isn't considered extreme there, a spokesman for North Summit's fire district is still advising caution. Rick Brough has more.
Two weeks ago, Third District Court judge Ryan Harris ordered Park City Mountain resort and Vail Resorts into mediation to work out their differences with a deadline to have it resolved by August 15th. But given the secrecy of the negotiations, it'll be another month-and-a-half before the community finds out if they could do that. KPCW's Leslie Thatcher has this update.
Leslie Crawford has been the Summit County Engineer for a little over a year. She's not only busy with designing and maintaining the county's roads, but is heavily involved with the proposed Tesoro pipeline, and the regional Mountain Accord process. Rick Brough has more.
Residents of Tollgate Canyon say their access out of the canyon is getting blocked and public safety is a stake as a major construction project on I-80 is underway and will be until late in 2015. UDOT says it was their only option. Lynn Ware Peek has more.
Anyone who attended Savor The Summit along Park City's Main Street last month was able to see some 27 bars strung out in the open along Main Street - a rarity behind the so-called "Zion Curtain". It's party of the murkiness behind the interpretation of liquor laws in the state. Lynn Ware Peek has more.
When it comes to large sporting events, like the recent Ragnar Race, Park City's police chief and Summit County's Sheriff say they work together well, and they've become proficient at handling these large gatherings. Rick Brough has more.