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Attorneys for Rep. Mel Brown have informed the Utah Supreme Court that they are dropping their suit, asking to have disputed ballots counted in the House District 53 race that Brown lost by a razor-thin margin. Rich Brough has more.


In an op ed piece to the Park record, Park City resident Eric Oberg wrote the decision to eliminate 11th grade Sage testing has far reaching consequences. He hopes the Park City Board of Education will reconsider their decision. Carolyn Murray has more.

Alison Kuhlow

The woman behind the Historic Park City Alliance and the Prospector Square Property Association is leaving those organizations to join the Park City Chamber of Commerce/Convention & Visitors Bureau.  KPCW’s Renai Bodley has more.

Quinn's Junction Cries, "More Money Please"

Aug 31, 2016

The Quinn’s Junction Water Treatment site is in need of some upgrades. 

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Should Park City change its business license renewal date to the fall?  Right now the January deadline means city staff works overtime and business owners wait in long lines.  So the city is looking at changing the deadline to October.  KPCW's Renai Bodley has more:

The City Invites Public Comment At Open House

Aug 31, 2016

The city set some lofty goals for affordable housing and are inviting public comment.

Several police officers swarmed the Silver Springs subdivision Tuesday afternoon searching for a man who fled from a routine traffic stop.   According to the Summit County Sheriff's Office, just before 3pm Tuesday afternoon a Summit County Sheriff's deputy tried to pull over a Volkswagen Jetta on SR 224 near Silver Springs Drive for a routine traffic violation.   The Jetta sped off into the Silver Springs subdivision and the deputy decided not to chase the car.   When he patrolled the area, the deputy saw the car had crashed at Silver Springs Road and Silver Springs Drive.

Utah health officials say a salmonella outbreak is linked to a dairy in Midway.  But the bigger problem is raw milk.  KPCW’s Renai Bodley has more:

Autumn Aloft - 2014

The Autumn Aloft Hot Air Balloon Festival kicks off its third year running September 16 and even though 16 lives were lost in a balloon accident in Texas on July 30, Mike Bauwens, who is the balloon meister with 39 years’ experience under his belt, said there’s no need to change procedure.


The master developer of Canyons Village is busy meeting with the public to get input on a revised plan for the area.  KPCW's Renai Bodley went to their latest meeting:

Click here to see the Canyons Village Master Plan website.