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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.

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.

For the first time this winter, Park City Mountain Resort combined with Canyons Resort creating the county’s largest resort, but it hasn’t come without growing pains. Leslie Thatcher  has  the full interview.

Local writer, author and self-publisher Stacy Dymalski will host a women’s writing retreat called,  “Journey into Your Story,” in January.  Lynn Ware Peek has more.

On today's program, Leslie Thatcher speaks to Curtis Ray about leaving Utah and becoming Chief Meterologist in Helena, MT. Then Teri Orr with Park city Institute promotes the act for New Year's Eve, Ann Wilson. Local Filmmaker Jill Orschel recounts her recent experience of visiting the polygamous community of Colorado City, AZ where children visited with Santa for the first time in decades. Outgoing Park City Council Member Dick Peek talks about his term in office and Main Street Businessman Steve McComb talks about his idea for shuttle drop off zones in town.

Deer Valley Resort

Stein Eriksen, who has been called the founder of modern skiing, passed away at his Park City home surrounded by family on Sunday. He had just celebrated his 88th birthday. Leslie Thatcher has more.

ON today's program Leslie Thatcher speaks with the COO of Park City Resort, Bill Rock who addresses a number of complaints from locals. Outgoing Park City Council Member Liza Simpson gives her farewell interview and Beth Ann Schneider has details on the restoration of a 1941 Boeing Stearman.

Parties Squabble Over Film Studios Lien

Dec 29, 2015
Park City Film Studios

The contractor for Park City Film Studios placed a lien of more than $4-million on the property last month. That became a bone of contention in the pending lawsuit over the studio and brought opposing attorneys to Third District Court last week. Rick Brough has more.


The principal property owner  in the  Bonanza Park area says he will go ahead with two development plans there.  Mark Fisher hopes to break ground as soon as next summer on the first one.  Lynn Ware Peek has more.