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Leslie Thatcher

If you start to see your tap water turn a light brown, don't panic. Just know that Park City is underway with its annual water main flush. Leslie Thatcher has more.

Oakley School Closes Doors

Apr 21, 2017
Image obtained from Oakley School Website

The Oakley School, a Therapeutic Boarding School in Weber Canyon has announced they’re closing their doors effective June 30th.  Their intentions can be found in a letter on their home page. Carolyn Murray has more on this:

Arts Council Begins Master Planning

Apr 20, 2017

Mental Health and Substance Abuse have been on Park City’s radar since last fall when two 8th graders from Treasure Mountain Junior High School overdosed on opiate drugs that came from internet sources in China. There’s a Free Seminar Friday where the public can learn about successful treatment programs and practices for those dealing with this illness.  Carolyn Murray has more: 

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On a mission to ban plastic bags – two park city residents encouraged the Park City Council to take the lead. KPCW’s Melissa Allison brings us the story.

Park City Municipal Corp.

There's a new world coming, in terms of parking in town. Park City Municipal plans to roll out the new parking program later this summer. City representatives are meeting with stakeholders and their vendor is in town, preparing to launch the new hardware and software it will take. Rick Brough has more.

A member of the Wasatch County Council is asking his colleagues to consider a contribution to save Bonanza Flat – the nearly 14-hundred acres that are in Wasatch County and Park City is hoping to purchase.  In a tweet on April 7, Wasatch County Council member Danny Goode gave his followers a heads up that the request would be on the agenda for April 12th. KPCW’s Leslie Thatcher has more.

The founders of the Podcast, Serial, are coming to the Park City Eccles Center Stage on Saturday night with a show called "Binge Worthy Journalism".    Carolyn Murray has more on this:

There's good news for hundreds of Park City residents whose homes are no longer in a flood plain.  But there's also bad news for dozens of others who are now at risk.  There will be a public open house Wednesday, March 29th, at the Park City Library to show property owners the new flood plain maps.  KPCW's Renai Bodley has the story:  

Summit County Commits to Bonanza Flat Funding

Feb 25, 2017
Leslie Thatcher

Park City's campaign to close on the purchase price for Bonanza Flat has received a major boost from Summit County. Council Chairman Chris Robinson announced Friday that the county will contribute $5.75 million to the purchase. With a $13 million gap to close to reach the purchase price - Robinson says they've made a good start to reach the goal line. Rick Brough reports.

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