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Wasatch County Growth In U.S. Top Five

Mar 12, 2018

Wasatch County is the second-fastest growing county in Utah and fourth in the nation, according to the University of Utah Policy Institute.  The growth is largely due to net migration, which means more people are coming into the county than leaving.  County officials face many challenges in keeping up with the pace.  Carolyn Murray has this:

Local News Hour - February 6, 2018

Feb 6, 2018

Cheryl Fox, executive director of Summit Land Conservancy, has the latest on the effort to save Osguthorpe Farm. Summit County Manager Tom Fisher discusses the agenda for Wednesday's county council meeting. Wasatch County Manager Mike Davis has an update on the Wasatch County Council vote regarding the General Plan amendment to change the boundary of the central area zone. Mexican Consulate General José Borjón talks about his travels around the state; he’s working with Rotary clubs to educate communities about Mexicans in Utah.

With two of the three Mayflower properties sold and the third not far behind, Wasatch County is preparing for a multi-year build-out in the area of Highway 40 and the Jordanelle Reservoir.  Leslie Thatcher brings you the update:

Local News Hour - January 3, 2018

Jan 3, 2018

On today’s program Utah Avalanche Forecast Center Drew Hardesty has an update on the avalanche danger and mountain weather outlook. Wasatch County Manager Mike Davis talks about issues related to the Mayflower expansion, affordable housing, the projected 4 percent growth, and the latest on the Heber Light & Power/Rocky Mountain Power high voltage transmission lines being considered. Park City Manager Diane Foster previews the agenda for Thursday's city council meeting, including another look at the new Treasure Hill proposal. Then it's U.S.

Local News Hour - November 13, 2017

Nov 13, 2017

On today’s program, the Director of People's Health Clinic Beth Armstrong and Matt Slonaker from Utah Health Policy Project have details on open enrollment for ACA (American Care Act) insurance. Summit County planners Ray Milliner and Jennifer Strader talk about tomorrow's Snyderville Basin planning commission agenda. Wasatch County Manager, Mike Davis has an update on Wasatch County business, including the sale of the Mayflower property.

Three major parcels held by the Mayflower Company are apparently headed for sale and development in the near future. Wasatch County Manager Mike Davis had an update in his latest interview with KPCW. Rick Brough has more.

Local News Hour - July 5, 2017

Jul 5, 2017

On today’s program, Wasatch County Manager Mike Davis has an update on county business including Mayflower, Affordable Housing and Open Space. Vanessa Di Palma Wright discusses the Kimball Art Center Gala coming up July 13th. Park City Community Foundation Ex. Director Katie Wright and Programs Director Ollie Wilder announce the three finalists of this year's Women's Giving Fund grant and Cole Johnston, Recreation Coordinator, Park City Municipal and Kara Cody, Assistant Director, Utah Community Programs & Govt.


The push to raise millions of dollars to save a beloved parcel of open space is entering its final month.    It’s an effort that’s been in the headlines since last summer, and the county that contains that land is now joining the conversation.  KPCW’s Renai Bodley has more on what Wasatch County is doing in regards to Bonanza Flat.

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.

Local News Hour - August 19, 2016

Aug 19, 2016

  On today’s program, host Leslie Thatcher speaks to Charlie Sturgis with Mountain Trails Foundation about the closure of Jenny’s as the EPA goes in to clean up tens of thousands of cubic yards of mining waste. Larry White ,the CEO of TCFC, has details about a public open house on Tuesday as the company readies a revised masterplan for the 3.8 million square feet of development still to do at the base of Canyons Village and mid-mountain. Wasatch County Manager Mike Davis has updates on a number of development projects, including the new military hotel and Mayflower master plan.