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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.

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Thursday night Chris Botti is playing at Deer Valley.  He promises an evening filled with the sounds of some of the best musicians you’ve ever heard.   KPCW’s Renai Bodley has more:

Deer Valley Resort is facing a $60 million injury lawsuit.  Attorneys for the plaintiff say their client, a Salt Lake finance executive, suffered a life-changing traumatic brain injury because the alteration of a ski run was not adequately posted.  KPCW's Rick Brough has more: 

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An old mining home on an open parcel of land off Deer Valley drive is under scrutiny at city hall.  Neighbors are concerned about what the new owner wants to do with the property.  And the city is trying to balance property rights with historic preservation.  KPCW’s Renai Bodley has more:

Vail's decision to withdraw their application to trademark the name "Park City" was welcome news to businesses with the city's name in their title.  KPCW's Renai Bodley has reaction: 

Park City Mayor Jack Thomas and former mayor Dana Williams react to the news that Vail has withdrawn its application to trademark the name "Park City".     A full statement from Mayor Thomas is below.

Here is a press release from Park City Municipal:

For Immediate Release

Park City Trademark Dispute Resolved

Mayor Jack Thomas expresses his appreciation for Vail Resort's decision to withdraw its trademark application; commends the community for its commitment to Park City

Vail Resorts is withdrawing its application to trademark the name Park City.   KPCW received this statement from Bill Rock, COO of Park City Mountain Resort, this morning:

Even with more than 100 ballots still uncounted from last month's primary election, and one of the major state races just votes apart, Utah's Lt. Governor says his hands are tied and the votes will not be counted.  KPCW's Leslie Thatcher has more:

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  Heber City Police Department is holding an open house Saturday at the new public safety building.  KPCW's Renai Bodley has more:

Cindy Kaiser

The Tour of Utah cycles to Park City August 6-7, 2016.    Thursday night, City Council got an update on some changes with the event.  KPCW's Renai Bodley has more: 

Public health officials have closed Utah Lake.   They say a large, harmful algae bloom may pose a serious health risk to the public and animals.  Water samples from Utah Lake show the concentration of algae cells in the water are three times the threshold for closing a body of water.    The types of algae in the water release toxins that can affect brain, nervous system and liver function, according to officials with the Utah Department of Health.    

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