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A group of elected Utah leaders are looking at potentially hosting another Olympic Winter Games.  On Monday, they announced the formation of an official Olympic/Paralympic Exploratory Committee (OEC).    

Park City School District Board Of Education

Some members of the Park City Board of Education were disappointed with the Special Education Update they received in Tuesday’s meeting.  Carolyn Murray has this:

Long Time Heber Resident Seeking A City Council Seat

Oct 19, 2017
Perry Rose

Perry Rose moved to Heber City in 1968.  He’s been in town most of his life.  After graduating from High School, he started a long law enforcement career in Heber.  After his retirement from the Heber City Police Department, he now works with his partner in a local business called Pride Investigations and Security. Carolyn Murray has this: 

 

The Summit County Council is being asked to respond to two citizens who made requests during the public comment segment at their last meeting. Rick Brough has more.

Noise Abatement Wall Goes Out To A Vote

Oct 18, 2017
UDOT

For months, UDOT has studied the noise impacts an additional climbing lane will have on nearby property owners on I-80 near the Jeremy Ranch exit. Now UDOT will  be asking them to vote on how they want to mitigate the noise.  Carolyn Murray has this:

Park City Unidos to Host a Candidate Forum

Oct 18, 2017

Park City Unidos is hosting a candidate forum on Friday evening at The People’s Health Clinic.  They’re hoping to engage the Latino community in this year’s mayoral and council races.  It’s a chance to talk to the candidates about issues important to this segment of Park City’s population.  Carolyn Murray has more:

kpcw.org

KPCW partnered with the Park City Rotary to host a forum for Park City Mayoral candidates Andy Beerman and Dana Williams. Click below to hear the hour-long event that took place Tuesday, Oct. 17, 2017.

The Park City Council has officially adopted a green policy -- the first of its kind nationwide -- that will apply for all new municipal buildings built from now on. KPCW's Leslie Thatcher has more.

Spurred by a successful pilot program last year at McPolin Elementary, a public-private partnership at the Park City School District has established an initiative to help out dyslexic youngsters and other students who struggle with reading. Rick Brough has more.

Ryan Stack Seeks Heber City Council Seat

Oct 17, 2017
Ryan Stack

Ryan Stack is running for Heber City Council.  He’s been a public prosecutor with Summit County for the past 6 years and has provided council to the Summit County Board of Adjustment.  He’s been a Heber City Planning Commissioner for the past 2 -1/2 years.  Carolyn Murray has more:

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