Park City

Christian Center Funds Back To School Program

Jul 13, 2017

It’s mid-July and Park City parents and kids will soon start to think about back to school shopping.    The Christian Center has a tradition called Back To School Basics.  Carolyn Murray has more on the fund raising event.

McPolin Barn courtesy of Trip Advisor

Summer events and new transportation services are coming to Summit County and the basin this next week.  Carolyn Murray has the story on all the activities. 

On June 6th, business leaders and classroom teachers filed the Teacher and Student Success Act with the Lt. Governor’s office.  This launches a ballot initiative to raise taxes to raise per pupil school funding. Carolyn Murray has more:

Fatal Bike Accident on Deer Valley Trail

Jul 11, 2017

Last Friday, a mountain biker from Henderson Nevada was found seriously injured on a Deer Valley trail.  Carolyn Murray has more on this accident:

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A first ever Park City Arts and Cultural district is planned for a 5 and a quarter acre parcel of land bordering Bonanza Drive, Kearns Boulevard and Munchkin Road. Carolyn Murray has more on the City’s development plans for the area:

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Park City announced plans to adopt a municipal transient room tax and use the revenues to build a city arts and culture center in the Bonanza Business district.  This kind of tax has never been done in Park City until now. Carolyn Murray has this story:  

Black Bear Killed on I-80

Jul 9, 2017

  A black bear was hit Thursday night at 11pm on I 80 west bound near mile post 138 between Parleys Summit and Lambs Canyon. The accident involved multiple cars and one man was taken to the hospital with facial cuts and a possible dislocated shoulder.  Carolyn Murray spoke with the Utah Highway Patrol Trooper responding to the accident.

Leslie Thatcher

Park City Mayor Jack Thomas and City Council announced today the city will purchase just over 5 acres in the Bonanza Park area for $19.5 million.  The site will be home to the Park City Arts and Culture District that will include new homes for the Kimball Art Center and Sundance Institute. Leslie Thatcher has more.

Ola-ola / KPCW

"The Hero" a modern-day drama about a lonesome cowboy in L.A., premiered at last winter's  Sundance Film Festival, and now has made its way to a theater near you.  Linda Jager takes a look for this week's Friday Film Review:

July 4th-A Big Party In The Park

Jul 6, 2017
Park City, Utah

The Fourth of July is one of Park City’s biggest events.  Thousands of people come to town to enjoy the many varied activities going on all day long.  KPCW’s Carolyn Murray has this update on the July fourth impacts.

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