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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.

Park City 8th Grade English Teacher Suspended

Jun 6, 2018
Park City School District

A Treasure Mountain Junior High School Teacher is suspended for presenting the lyrics of an Eminem song to her 8th grade class earlier last month.   According to some reports, one student complained of the lyrics to parents who then contacted Administration which has resulted in the teacher’s suspension and an investigation.  Carolyn Murray has this:

The primary race for Wasatch county attorney’s office has 4 candidates vying to represent the Republican party in the 2018 general election. All 4 candidates participated in a debate at the Wasatch Senior Center on June 5th. David Boyle has more:


  A panel discussion on the proposed bond to buy out the Treasure Hill project brought out 60 people Tuesday evening. 

The panel addressed many of the frequently-asked-questions about the project and responded to comments from the audience. Rick Brough has more:

Park City will soon be host to the private and exclusive summit of top GOP leaders and business executives. David Boyle has this:

Two young girls were seriously hurt in an ATV crash near Midway Saturday night.

According to news reports, the 4 and 5-year-old girls were riding with their parents when the ATV they were in overturned. Both girls were flown to Primary Children’s Hospital with skull fractures and potential brain injuries.

According to KSL.com, another young daughter was also riding, but it was her older two sisters who had the more serious injuries.

The parents, Van and Kim Oakes, said the girls were making progress in their treatments.

Alan Ward-DWR

The summer angling season is in swing in the Wasatch Back and the Uintah Basin.  Strawberry Reservoir is located in Wasatch County and DWR Biologists will begin to monitor fish populations such as the Utah Cutthroat, Rainbow Trout and Kokanee Salmon.  Biologists report huge Cutthroat being captured in the spawning traps and this requires changes in managing these native fish populations. Carolyn Murray has this:

Park City Board Of Education Gets School Safety Update

Jun 4, 2018

The Park City board of Education meets in regular session Tuesday morning at 9.  School Safety projects are scheduled and should be finished by the start of school in August. An update on the fencing projects and school entries are on the agenda.  Carolyn Murray has this:

On today’s program, Leslie Thatcher speaks to Park City Interim Superintendent of Schools David Gomez who previews Tuesday's school board meeting. Douglas Jepperson of Park City Karate has details about the Intermountain Karate Championship they're hosting next weekend. Tom Kelly, Vice President  of Communications with US Ski and Snowboard has details about the 2019 World Championships at Deer Valley, Park City and Solitude and Park City.

Courtesy Utah Highway Patrol

A woman is in critical condition after hitting a moose in Wasatch county late Saturday evening. David Boyle has more:

John Curtis For Congress

The U.S. Congressional District 3 Republican Primary Election is June 26. It’s a run off between incumbent John Curtis who won the special election last year after Jason Chaffetz resigned as the District 3 Representative.  Chris Herrod is running against Curtis in the Primary and the winner will be the Republican Party Candidate in the General Election in November.    Carolyn Murray has this: