Park City

Park City plans to spend $40-million dollars to build 800 units of affordable housing. The founder of Park City Base Camp thinks he may have a solution, if only temporary, to house seasonal workers. Leslie Thatcher reports:

Two Park City men -- one who ran television stations and another who played basketball on television -- will be signing copies of their new books at Dolly's Bookstore this weekend.  Leslie Thatcher has more:

The group of Utahns who want to secure the 2030 Winter Olympics for the state recently submitted a report to the U.S. Olympic Committee, which will make the call this fall on where to hold the 2030 Games. Leslie Thatcher has more on this:

Bus Schedules For Shoulder Season Change Monday

Apr 5, 2018
Park City Municipal Corp

Ski season ends, traffic lightens up and bus schedules change. Park City Transit needs vary from season to season so routes get modified, some service shuts off and operational hours are cut. Carolyn Murray has this:

Park City purchased a fleet of battery-powered buses last year. The six buses have traveled about 250,000 miles and transported 350,000 passengers since June. The city will replace seven of its diesel fleet with long range electric buses later this year. Carolyn Murray has the details:

Park City Chmber and Visitors Bureau

The Thin Air Festival, focused on leadership and innovation, begins Thursday with an event at Park City Live at 6:30 p.m. Organizers have partnered with the Park City Youth Sports Alliance to celebrate Olympians and Paralympians with a homecoming parade on Friday at 5 p.m.  A concert follows at the end of the parade route on lower Main Street, which will be closed starting Friday at 5:30 a.m. to set up a stage for the Citizen Cope concert. Carolyn Murray has this:

So far, activity in the local real estate market is looking similar to 2017's action.  Rick Brough has more, from a conversation with Todd Anderson, president of the Park City Board of Realtors:

A default on a bank loan by Talisker Land Holdings LLC has opened the door for Park City to purchase a block of condominiums in the Prospector neighborhood at a low enough price that they could help meet the need for affordable housing.  Leslie Thatcher has the story:

Park City Municipal

A portion of old town was evacuated Monday after an excavator working on a home in Old Town came across some sticks of dynamite.

The dynamite, which appears to be from the mining era, was found in the foundation area of the house at 911 Empire Avenue just before 10 a.m.  Park City Police Captain Phil Kirk says safety precautions were put into effect immediately - first by calling the bomb squad.  Police evacuated the area from Crescent Street to 12th Avenue, and between Lowell Avenue and Empire Avenue.  

Dave Cushing

Officials estimate more than 1,000 people gathered at the top of Main Street joining in the March for Our Lives.  Although the march was coordinated solely by students, the protest wasn’t limited to teenagers. There were people using canes and pushing strollers as the crowd walked Main Street down to City Park. They carried signs and chanted in support of the nationwide effort to put an end to school shootings. Carolyn Murray has this:

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