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Marsac Ave. was closed Wednesday night from the roundabout on up to Ontario Ave. due to an accident that took first responders more than four hours to cleanup. KPCW’s Melissa Allison was at the scene and brings us the story.

Third District Court on Monday received a guilty plea from 32 year old Stuart Riley Miller - who was charged last year with causing a fatal head-on crash when he drove the wrong way on Interstate 90. Rick Brough has more.


Half way into his second term, Park City Council Member Andy Beerman announced Tuesday that he’s going to run for the Mayor’s seat. KPCW’s Melissa Allison has more.

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After a lot of deliberation, Park City Mayor Jack Thomas says he won't run for a second term. Leslie Thatcher has the story.

After a nationwide search, the KPCW Board of Directors has selected the new general manager from the ranks of the KPCW news department. Renai Bodley will start her new role as General Manager June 5th. Leslie Thatcher has more.

Josh Hobson to Run of Park City Council

May 22, 2017

After declaring his candidacy for Park City Council two years ago, Josh Hobson was told he wasn’t eligible because he lived outside of the city limits. He has since fixed that by moving will be making his run for city council official once the filing window opens on June 1st. KPCW’s Melissa Allison brings us the story.

The recent arrests of three Park City men on fraudulent ID charges have lead to efforts by some in the community to defend the men and help their family.  KPCW's Renai Bodley has the story:  

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Summit County Council Member Roger Armstrong has just thrown his hat into the ring to be Park City’s next mayor. KPCW’s Melissa Allison has more.

Summit County Assistant Manager Anita Lewis has gone through not one, but two, liver transplant operations. Today, she says she sees every day as a gift. Rick Brough has more on her story.

Summer YMCA Camp Taking Registration

May 17, 2017

School is almost out and the YMCA of Northern Utah and Wasatch County has a variety of summer programs.  They’re running a Park City camp for the first time this year and it’s designed to get kids off the couch and out for adventure.  Carolyn Murray has more: