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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.


Last night Heber City residents got their chance to voice their opinion about a zoning change in their community.  Many said city leaders are moving too fast.  KPCW's Renai Bodley has more:

Here's a link to the city's webpage on Form Based Code.

Park City Police Dept.

Park City Police have made an arrest following an Easter morning armed robbery at a Main St. restaurant. Officers from the Park City Police Department and the local drug task force BACKNET, arrested 46 year old Christopher Schutte – a Park City resident  about 6:30 Thursday night at the Kimball Junction Hampton Inn. Schutte was charged him with Aggravated Robbery and Aggravated Burglary – both first degree felonies. He was booked into the Summit County jail.

Summit County Sheriff's Office

Prosecutors say a Kamas man was drunk when he drove the wrong way on Inerstate 80 and slammed into another car.  KPCW's Renai Bodley has more:

Courtesy Cindy Kaiser

The U.S. Ski and Snowboard Hall of Fame will induct their Class of 2015 next week.  And two of the honorees have strong ties to Park City.  KPCW's Renai Bodley has more:

Summit County

A ground-breaking was held Tuesday afternoon for a development project along Landmark Drive, with a Whole Foods that will open next year on the west side of Kimball Junction. Rick Brough has the story.

Leslie Thatcher

Nine projects were highlighted Friday night at the annual Park City Education Foundation Ideas to Impact showcase. Leslie Thatcher has more.

Courtesy Kristen Schaub

The woman killed in a head-on wrong-way accident on Interstate 80 near Kimball Junction Monday night was an advocate for people with disabilities.  KPCW's Renai Bodley has more on the people who are feeling the loss of Mandy Streit.


Courtesy Lisa Phinney

Police have charged a Kamas man with driving the wrong way on Interstate 80 last night after his car slammed into another vehicle, killing a Park City woman.  KPCW's Renai Bodley has more: 

A drug is now available over-the-counter that could save the life of someone who has overdosed on painkillers or heroin.  KPCW's Renai Bodley has more: 

On today's program, Leslie Thatcher speaks with Summit County manager Tom Fisher; Tim Quinn, one of two Republican candidates running for House District 54 and Alec Paddock, Project Manager for CenterCal, the developer of Cany0n Corners, the new location for  Whole Foods.