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5:22 pm
Thu September 19, 2013

Man Arrested in Promontory After Running Through Fire Barricade

A Promontory resident, arrested in August for running through a fire barricade to get to his home, pled guilty to a Class A Misdemeanor in Third District Court Monday. His sentence included 12 months of probation. Rick Brough has more. 

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Local News
5:11 pm
Thu September 19, 2013

Vail Resorts Eco Day Makes Its Debut in Utah

  Canyons Resort will partner with the East Canyon Watershed Committee as the 4th annual Vail Resorts Eco Day makes its debut in Utah this Saturday. Lynn Ware Peek has more.

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Local News
10:09 am
Thu September 19, 2013

Author Sherman Alexie and Filmmaker Chris Eyre Visit Park City

Leslie Thatcher, Chris Eyre and Sherman Alexie
Credit Photo by Elizabeth Latenser

Author/Screenwriter Sherman Alexie and filmmaker Chris Eyre reunited in Park City this week to meet with Park City High School students and the community.  They sat down with KPCW's News Director Leslie Thatcher to talk about their work,  their collaboration on Smoke Signals and Indians at Wal-Mart.

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Local News
6:03 pm
Wed September 18, 2013

PCMR Wins Right to Amend Lawsuit Against Talisker

Park City Mountain Resort won an important round in Third District court Wednesday. Judge Ryan Harris ruled that PCMR can amend its lawsuit against its landlord, Talisker. While PCMR still maintains that its leases for the bulk of its ski terrain are valid, Judge Harris said PCMR can also press the claim that its rights under the lease have been violated, because Talisker allegedly transferred or sold the 3700 acres of ski mountain to another company, possibly one tied to Vail Resorts. Rick Brough has more.

  

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Local News
5:51 pm
Wed September 18, 2013

Tourism Means Big Bucks

Tourism is big business in Utah and Summit County makes a big contribution to that. KPCW's Leslie Thatcher has more.

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Local News
5:49 pm
Wed September 18, 2013

Kraig Powell Talks Educational Issues

Next month, the Utah Education Interim committee will consider a bill that would raise $400,000,000 to provide ongoing funding for Utah schools by eliminating a tax exemption that favors large families. KPCW's Leslie Thatcher has more.

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Local News
5:44 pm
Wed September 18, 2013

Park City Community Foundation

The Park City Community Foundation is proud and happy, now that's received accreditation with the National Standards for the U.S. Community Foundation. Rick Brough has more.

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Local News
5:41 pm
Wed September 18, 2013

Kraig Powell On Bob Inglis

With efforts to do something about Utah's dirty air falling on deaf ears, state representative Kraig Powell hopes bringing in a conservative republican to tell how it can be done in a way other republicans can relate to will change Utah policy. KPCW's Leslie Thatcher reports.

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Plannin Commission
5:35 pm
Wed September 18, 2013

Can One Project Change An Entire Area?

One of the Park City Planning Commission's present and ongoing challenges is to examine the community's goals of historic character, small town, sense of community, and natural setting, alongside development pressures. Lynn Ware Peek has more.

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Local News
5:35 pm
Wed September 18, 2013

Wildfires Continue to Devastate Summit County

  Even though the floods from Boulder Colorado are making headlines, Summit County's biggest problem is still wildfire. Rick Brough has more. 

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