Moe Hickey

DACA Renewal Deadline Is Passed

Oct 9, 2017
Park City School District Bright Futures Students

The Trump administration’s executive order repealing the Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals, called DACA, took effect on September 5th .    The order put an immediate end to the program but there remained a window for some application renewals to continue for just one month, up to October 5th.  Carolyn Murray has this:  

Park City School District

Last week, the Trump Administration announced plans to rescind the executive order that  has allowed children of illegal Immigrants deferment from deportation.  It’s known as DACA and the Park City Board of Education has now issued a safe schools resolution outlining their commitment to the children who attend school in Park City.Carolyn Murray has more:

DACA Repealed and Park City Organizations Respond

Sep 7, 2017
Bright Futures PCSD

The program allowing children of illegal immigrants to apply for protection from deportation, under the DACA program, came to an end on Tuesday. Current DACA students have just a month to renew and The Park City Institute and other partner organizations are scrambling to help local students meet the deadline.  Carolyn Murray has more:

Local News Hour - September 7, 2017

Sep 7, 2017

On today’s program, Kathy Donnell - Park Naturalist with Utah State Parks with a monthly parks update. Park City resident and former school board member Moe Hickey talks about the efforts to help DACA students and the impact from the decision for do away with the program. Pure Midway board member, JC Simonson, wants to preserve open space and asked the city council to approve a bond referendum for November’s Ballot. The Midway city council recently voted it down 3 to 2. He has an update on what happens now and if the issue will return for the 2018 ballot.

Courtesy of park City Education Foundation / Bright Futures Students

The number of immigrant children who came with their parents to the United States, is thought to be between 800,000 and 1.7 million.   The executive order called DACA, protecting these children of immigrants from deportation, was rescinded by President Trump on Tuesday.  Carolyn Murray has more on how this announcement affects some Park City residents.

On today’s program, Park City Planning Commissioner Preston Campbell has a recap of Wednesday's Planning Commission meeting. Park City Council member Cindy Matsumoto discusses last night's meeting.

On the Local News Hour:  The planners of Woodward Park City discuss the next step for their sports adventure camp now that Summit County Council has cleared the way for a taller building at their Gorgoza site.   Then Park City Councilman Andy Beerman talks about plans for new diesel buses, the Shot Ski event, and ugly Christmas sweaters.  Moe Hickey with Men4Ed talks about a fundraising drive for school kids who need warm winter gear.  And finally Park City magazine editor Melissa Fields has highlights from the new winter-spring issue.

On today's Utah's Politics Now, Park City School Board candidates Petra Butler and Moe Hickey debate the issues surrounding local education.  Park City Assistant Manager Matt Dias explains why city council voted to put a $25M bond on the ballot which, if approved, would go towards the possible purchase of Bonanza Flats.  And finally, Dr. Peter Clemens, the democratic candidate for Utah District 1 explains why he would do a better job than incumbent Congressman Rob Bishop* (R) if elected.   *Congressman Bishop was invited to be on the show with Dr. Clemens, but he declined.  

Nearly 80 Summit County residents turned out for the  KPCW/Park Record Candidate Forum Monday night. Here are the segments in their entirety.

Utah House of Representatives House Districts 53 and 54:

Park City Board of Education:

Summit County Council:

$25 Million Open Space Bond presened by Assistant Park City Manager Matt Dias:

Summit County Transportation Sales Tax Measures presented by Becky Kearns:

An update on the investigation into the deaths of two Treasure Mountain Junior High School Students tops this morning’s Local News Hour.  Host Renai Bodley talks to Park City Police Chief Wade Carpenter about the new synthetic drug “pink” and why police are concerned it could be in our community.  Then Summit County Councilman Tal Adair gives an update on criminal justice reform and a new plan to move non-violent drug offenders out of the jail and into supervision.  Snyderville Planning Commissioner Bea Peck talks about the Discovery CORE project, which is a mixed affordable housing project

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