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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.

The Citizens Climate Lobby is showing an episode of “A Year Of Living Dangerously” to highlight the work being done by the organization to reach carbon neutrality in the United States. This particular episode features the organization and the episode was made available through National Geographic.  Carolyn Murray has more:

Park City Figure Skating Club

The annual Holiday Extravaganza on Ice is coming up next Saturday, December 17 at the Park City Ice Arena. Events will take place from 5-7pm. In addition to lots of great skating and fun, festive music, the Park City Figure Skating Club will showcase a performance by their first-ever athlete to reach Nationals. Carolyn Murray has more.

The Sundance Institute has rolled out its line-up of premieres, selections for the Midnight program, and other events. Rick Brough has more.

PlanWorks Design

The Summit County Council approved a height exception Wednesday for a building in the proposed Woodward Gorgoza Recreation Park — in a split 3-2 vote. Rick Brough has more.

As an afternoon snowstorm blanketed Kimball Junction, dignitaries from Summit County and Park City gathered to officially inaugurate the Kimball Transit Center. Rick Brough has more.

Park City officials discussed how to preserve Main Street and its unique mix of retail at a City Council meeting on Thursday. KPCW's Melissa Allison has more.

The Karl Malone car dealership in Heber City wants to put an employee parking lot in a residential area where a 19th century home is now.   There will be a public hearing Thursday  night.  KPCW’s Renai Bodley has more:

Click here to see a link to the Heber City staff report on the proposed rezone, including maps of the proposed change.

The Park City School Board met Tuesday afternoon and had a first time look at the 175,000 square-foot High School Expansion options which now include 4 different designs.  KPCW’s Carolyn Murray was at the meeting and has this:

Improv Group Rises Again at Park City High School

Dec 7, 2016

An improv comedy group at Park City High School has their first performance since being disbanded years ago. KPCW's Melissa Allison has more.

On Tuesday, the Park City Board of Education approved a $50,000 revised budget option to cover the cost of hiring a transportation consultant to help the district move forward with changing school start times. Carolyn Murray has more.