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The Midway City Council held a public hearing May 24th on two ordinances to rezone a key portion of Main Street near the iconic Memorial Hill. Leslie Thatcher has more.

Children of undocumented immigrants who are brought to the United States find themselves in a no-man’s land once they age out of public school.  A Park City resident is raising money to help these kids apply for deferred action status.  Carolyn Murray has more on this:

Summer School Program Soars to Success

May 26, 2017

The Park City School District has made significant steps toward closing the achievement gap and one summer school program has had tangible results.  Carolyn Murray has more:

2017 Tour Of Utah Bypassing Park City

May 26, 2017
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The Larry H. Miller Tour of Utah Press Release on Thursday outlines the start and finish locations of each stage in the professional men's cycling challenge.  Course details and descriptions are included.  Carolyn Murray has more on the event. 

Wallet Stolen While Customer Shops For Groceries

May 26, 2017

A Park City resident shopping at the Kimball Junction Smith's Grocery Store, had her wallet stolen from her purse while she shopped for produce.  It happened on May 8th about 12:30 pm.  Carolyn Murray has more on this:

The Summit County Democratic Party has received eight applications to replace recently-deceased County Attorney Robert Hilder. The candidates, all of whom have to be an attorney, include Hilder's widow as well as the current head of the criminal division in the County Attorney's office. Rick Brough has more.

Summit County Sheriff’s deputies were involved in a high speed chase early Thursday morning after attempting a traffic stop at the intersection of State Route 44 and Ute Boulevard. Carolyn Murray has more:

Three KPCW on-air hosts will take a leave of absence from the station as they pursue their political aspirations. Leslie Thatcher has the story.

Deadline for Park City School Board District 1 Applications is June 2nd.

Park City School District is taking applications for a District 1 board member to replace outgoing school board member Phil Kaplan.  His resignation from the Board of Education is effective June 9th. The newly named candidate will serve until December 2018.

Applications are accepted May 17th to June 2nd.  Candidates will be interviewed June 5th at 10 am at the District Offices in an open meeting.  A vote will be taken at the regularly scheduled June 6th School Board meeting at 9 am.

PCSD students attend Buildfest event at the Leonardo in SLC

A Park City 7th grader has a bicycle powered generator that is on exhibit at the Leonardo Museum in Salt Lake City over this Memorial Day weekend.  Carolyn Murray has more on this:

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