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Recycle Utah Has Loads of Activities This Summer

May 16, 2017
Dell Fuller

There was a big turnout at the city council meeting last week with Recycle Utah leading the charge to ban plastic bags in Park City once and for all.  In 2013, the efforts didn’t quite sway council to ban single use bags but this time residents stepped up. Carolyn Murray has more on the Recycle Utah monthly update.

New Civic Action Group For People Under 40

May 15, 2017

There’s a new civic action group in Park City.  The Park City Action Network also known as P-CAN.  They’re trying to create a collective voice and open opportunities for engagement for people 40 and younger who live in Park City.  Carolyn Murray has more on this new civic action group.

The Park City School Board meets tomorrow (Tuesday) at 4 pm.   Some of the issues on the agenda include school start times and discussion on the selection criteria for the new school board member who will replace outgoing member Phil Kaplan.  Carolyn Murray has more.

The Treasure Mountain Junior High Students in Susan Graves-Henneman’s 8th grade health class had a chance to learn about the effects of plant based nutrition and farm animal advocacy.  Carolyn Murray visited the school and files this report.

It’s an all local cast performing at the Youth Theater at the Egyptian this weekend for a modern twist on a Jane Austen novel. Carolyn Murray has the details on Emma, A Pop Musical.

Park City Passes Utah's First Plastic Bag Ban

May 12, 2017
Picture Courtesy of KPCW

Park City made history Thursday night. City Council passed Utah's first plastic bag ban.  KPCW's Melissa Allison has the story: 

Park City High School Ranked #1 in Utah

May 11, 2017

Last week, Park City High School received two top ranking awards for college preparedness from the Washington Post and Us News and World Report.  The Post ranking puts Park City number one in Utah. Us News places Park City second.  Principal Bob O’Connor says they’ve worked hard to achieve the recognition.

Click here for a link to Edison Foundation Award

Data Shows Summit County Residents Live Longer

May 10, 2017

An article recently published in the Journal of the American Medical Association (known as JAMA), gives details of life expectancy by county across the US.   Carolyn Murray has more on this study:

California Fugitive May Be Living in Park City

May 10, 2017
Park City Police Department

Police say a man wanted for burglary in California may be living in Park City.   His name is Daniel David Courson but he has several other aliases. Carolyn Murray has more:

Safe Kids Day is coming up on Friday, May 19th.  The Summit County Health Department is hosting an afternoon of events to educate kids and parents on how to avoid preventable injury from accidents. Carolyn Murray has more:

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