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  Wildlife officials have captured the bear that had made itself at home in the Aerie subdivision on Wednesday.

Christian Center Funds Back To School Program

Jul 13, 2017

It’s mid-July and Park City parents and kids will soon start to think about back to school shopping.    The Christian Center has a tradition called Back To School Basics.  Carolyn Murray has more on the fund raising event.

McPolin Barn courtesy of Trip Advisor

Summer events and new transportation services are coming to Summit County and the basin this next week.  Carolyn Murray has the story on all the activities. 

County Councilors decided on a new planning commissioner to replace Colin DeFord, who resigned his seat last month.  Some other items on the agenda included budget overruns, public land code, noxious weeds and transportation planning.

On June 6th, business leaders and classroom teachers filed the Teacher and Student Success Act with the Lt. Governor’s office.  This launches a ballot initiative to raise taxes to raise per pupil school funding. Carolyn Murray has more:

Melissa Allison

Though the Park City Council has yet to approve the $19.5 million dollar purchase about 5 acres in Bonanza Park to build an Arts and Cultural District – they held a town meeting to roll out their vision for the project. KPCW’s Melissa Allison brings us the details.

Miller Sentenced in Fatal Wrong-Way Collision Case

Jul 11, 2017

Stuart Miller, who last year sped down Interstate 80 in the wrong direction and killed a woman in a head-on collision, appeared in the Third District Court on Monday for his sentence. He was given ten years in prison for the death of 39-year-old Amanda Streit. Rick Brough has more.

Fatal Bike Accident on Deer Valley Trail

Jul 11, 2017

Last Friday, a mountain biker from Henderson Nevada was found seriously injured on a Deer Valley trail.  Carolyn Murray has more on this accident:

Park City Mayoral Candidates Speak at First Forum

Jul 11, 2017
Melissa Allison

The Park City Action Network, also known as PCAN, organized the first mayoral forum of the campaign season Monday night. The room was packed – all to hear from the three men running for the Mayor’s seat. KPCW’s Melissa Allison has more.

Parkcity.org website photo

A first ever Park City Arts and Cultural district is planned for a 5 and a quarter acre parcel of land bordering Bonanza Drive, Kearns Boulevard and Munchkin Road. Carolyn Murray has more on the City’s development plans for the area: