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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.

Ski Utah has hired a new communications director - who will be getting the word out about the state's 14 ski resorts. Leslie Thatcher has more.

Division of Wildlife Resources

Juvenile quagga mussels have been discovered in Deer Creek Reservoir. The Division of Wildlife Resources has issued an order for any boat, trailer or personal watercraft that has been in the reservoir in the past 30 days to comply with decontamination requirements. Tune into the Local News Hour with Leslie Thatcher Friday morning at 8:25 to hear an interview with Jordan Nielsen - DWR Invasive Species Coordinator about the discovery of these mussels and what it means for the future.

Park City Municipal Corporation

Several local stakeholders in the Bonanza Park area said at a recent public meeting that unless the City foots the bill for a parking structure and other infrastructure in the area, the redevelopment just won't happen.   Lynn Ware Peek has more.

About 200 people showed up Tuesday night for a Snyderville Planning Commission hearing on Phase II of the General Plan.  Most of the crowd gave an energetic thumbs-down to a proposal to jack up the density on an approved commercial area in Jeremy Ranch. And they opposed designating their neighborhood as a Receiving Area for Mixed-Use density under the General Plan. Rick Brough has more.

Summit County officially advanced to the semifinal round of the Georgetown University Prize Wednesday - a national competition to reduce energy use. Leslie Thatcher has more.

A Third District Judge in Summit County is ordering a woman accused of posing as a lawyer to stay out of the legal profession. Rick Brough has the story.

After nearly a month of recovery following a ski accident, ABC Forecast Center's Curtis Ray is back on the job. KPCW's Leslie Thatcher has more.

As reported, the major topic for the Synderville Planning Commission Tuesday night, in a General Plan Public Hearing, was the Jeremy Ranch neighborhood objecting to more commercial density in their area. However, the comments, from nearly 20 speakers, touched on other topics as well. Rick Brough has more.

Lot's of new commerce and buildings show up in town this week and next as Sundance moves into town.   In Old Town, to add to the hubbub, you'll see bathroom buildings. Lynn Ware Peek has more.

A Utah woman suspected of posing as a lawyer and representing clients is scheduled to appear in court Tuesday. KPCW's Leslie Thatcher has more.

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