Local News

Hard news covering local government: Park City, Summit County and Wasatch County - city and county councils, planning boards, water entities and issues specific the Wasatch Back.


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.


A unique parcel of land in Park City is the subject of debate between the owner and neighbors.   The site is listed on Park City's Historic Sites Inventory, and some residents say what happens to the land will set the stage for nearby open space.  KPCW's Renai Bodley has the story:  

Compliments and Criticism for Developers

Aug 25, 2016

The Park City planning commission met last (Wednesday) night for a pre-application meeting with the developers of Bonanza Park.  Melissa Allison has more.


The economic development department is juggling the needs and wants of the city council’s request for affordable housing. Melissa Allison brings us the story.

Park City Rotary Club

The Park City Rotary Club on Tuesday gave its Professional Citizen of the Year Award to one of KPCW's own - the woman who has been waking up the town for 21 years. The honor went to Leslie Thatcher, KPCW News Director, lead news anchor and longtime morning program host. Rick Brough has more.

Park City Rotary Club

Park City Rotary announced Tuesday that its Volunteer Citizen for the year is Kim McClelland, the Director of Lodging for Deer Valley. McClelland was honored for his long-time activism fostering tourism and the economy. Rick Brough has more.

The United States Air Force has settled on a location in Wasatch County to develop a four-star hotel that will cater to members of the military. Leslie Thatcher has more.

Jeremy Ranch Is Big On Glass Recycling

Aug 23, 2016

Glass is the only food or beverage container that is 100 percent recyclable and there's one Snyderville Basin neighborhood that is drinking that up. Melissa Allison brings us the story.


Residents have a chance to learn all about housing in a Friday panel being hosted by the Park City Board of Realtors.  Melissa Allison has more.

The KPCW Summer 2016 Pledge Drive begins Monday, August 22nd and culminates in the always-popular KPCW/Cole Sport Back Alley Bash on Friday, August 26th.  New this year at the Bash is our Opportunity Drawing!  Grand Prize is a Chef’s Table dinner for 8 compliments of Park City Culinary Institute and will feature an award-winning Executive Chef from a notable restaurant to entertain guests in your home.  Pick up your tickets at KPCW studios, at the event or contact a KPCW board member.