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Members of the Snyderville Planning Commission said they still have issue with the plan by Mountainlands Housing Trust to place affordable housing in Silver Creek Village. Their concerns are that the units are too segregated, but told Mountainlands director Scott Loomis that they want to work on a compromise. They said it's up to Loomis to pursue that route -- or to ask for an amendment to the Development Approval for the Village. Rick Brough has more.

The Summit County Council heard, again, from a Jeremy Ranch resident who says his group strongly opposes a noise-buffering wall along Interstate 80. In response, the Council is considering putting the item on the agenda for a special meeting they're having on Monday. Rick Brough has more.

Utah leaders met on Tuesday pledging to tackle climate change and signed a declaration called Path to Positive Utah. KPCW's Leslie Thatcher has more.


Meteorologists are predicting a warmer than normal winter but that's not stopping Park City Mountain from planning a busy season. KPCW's Melissa Allison has more.

The PC Chief Building Inspector Gives Six Month Update

Nov 15, 2017

Park City Chief Building Inspector Dave Thacker has been on the job for six months now and had a big list of things he wanted to accomplish in that time. Melissa Allison has this update on how he's done.


The Park City Council is scheduled to meet Thursday and will look at approving a pilot program for a new winter ski trail and a contract with Triple Crown Sports. KPCW's Melissa Allison has more.


The Park City Council is meeting with the Historic Preservation Board for a joint work session on Thursday to review changes to a program that has been on hold for two years. KPCW's Melissa Allison has more.

The defendant who was charged Monday with the murder of his wife in a Park City condo was already behind bars when the charges were announced. Former NFL football prospect Anthony McClanahan has been incarcerated in Salt Lake City for allegedly kidnapping his son out of Arizona, which also prompted a fugitive warrant. Rick Brough has more.

If you don't have health insurance through your employer or another avenue, it's important to know that the enrollment period for the Affordable Care Act is open again. Rick Brough has more.

Ski Utah will lobby Utah lawmakers to change liquor laws this ski season. KPCW's Leslie Thatcher has more.