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The superintendent of Park City Schools has posted a letter on the school district’s website publicly apologizing for what she described as her inadequately worded and poor timing of her email that was sent to parents on May 2nd. KPCW’s Leslie Thatcher has more…

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A great guy, father, sportsman, businessman and pioneer of Park City's shift to skiing has passed away.  Jan Peterson died Monday, May 16, 2016,  at the age of 77.  KPCW's family extends our sympathies, and admiration of Jan, to his wife Amanda, and daughters Andrea and Abby.

KPCW's Renai Bodley has more on the life of Jan Peterson, and his influence on Park City's development into a world-class ski town: 

  

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At the May 11th Midway City Council meeting, some residents spoke out against a proposed storage unit development on Main Street .  And now City Council will discuss the issue in their meeting Friday morning, May 20th.  KPCW's Renai Bodley has the story:

Heber City Council passed a resolution opposing expanding or upgrading the city's airport.  And another airport resolution is on the agenda for Thursday night's meeting.  KPCW's Renai Bodley has the story:

Vail's application to trademark the name Park City has cleared a hurdle with the U.S. Patent and Trade Office.  Now City Council is taking action.  KPCW's Renai Bodley has more:

    Lynn Ware Peek speaks with Alex Natt of the USSA's BRASS Foundation (8:50), PCSD Superintendent Ember Conley (21:25), Brian Hanton and Bob Radke from Snyderville Basin (38:00), PC Film series Director Katie Wang at (46:35)

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The first meeting for the Park City Planning Commission to look at the Treasure application is June 8th.  The staff, planning commission, and city council will be getting up to speed on the project until then, and the City hopes the public will too.    Lynn Ware Peek has more. 

A threat made back in October against Park City High School staff has parents today worried and now questioning why they're hearing about this seven months later. KPCW's Leslie Thatcher reports.

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The Utah Department of Transportation is about to begin bridge maintenance on U.S. 40 between Park City and Heber City.   Lane restrictions will be in effect from May until August.  KPCW's Renai Bodley has the story:

The Roundhouse restaurant at Solitude Mountain Resort caught fire Friday afternoon.  KPCW's Renai Bodley has the story: 

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