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Leslie Thatcher

In today's Local News Hour podcast, host Leslie Thatcher speaks with Robyn Geist - Outreach and Development director for Summit Lands Conservancy.  The Environmental Protection Agency is working with the Park City School District to mitigate the mine tailings on school property. EPA staff member Marty McComb has the latest. Summit County interim Animal Control director Brian Bellamy address the rash of recent dog bites.

Park City Municipal will continue its Old Town Improvement schedule with the construction of a plaza located along Swede Alley near the KPCW studios in front of City Hall.  The Park City Council at this week's meeting approved the go ahead for this summer's project.  Lynn Ware Peek has more.

One of Park City Municipal's priorities is to reduce energy consumption and increase the use of renewable resources as indicated by the recent expansion of the city's solar panel portfolio on municipal buildings.   It still has a long way to go, but tenacious efforts by the sustainability department are looking deep into energy savings that are becoming more efficient and easier to apply.   Lynn Ware Peek has more.

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Sundance 2015 kicks off tomorrow, but you've no doubt noticed a lot going on around town to prepare for it. Leslie Thatcher has more.

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Several local stakeholders in the Bonanza Park area said at a recent public meeting that unless the City foots the bill for a parking structure and other infrastructure in the area, the redevelopment just won't happen.   Lynn Ware Peek has more.

Lot's of new commerce and buildings show up in town this week and next as Sundance moves into town.   In Old Town, to add to the hubbub, you'll see bathroom buildings. Lynn Ware Peek has more.

Vail Resorts announced on January 2nd that it has taken the next steps in connecting Park City Mountain Resort and Canyons Resort by submitting application to Summit County.  While still subject to approvals, that connection should be in place by the 2015-2016 ski season.  Lynn Ware Peek has more.

The Summit County Council today will have another look at its proposed animal control ordinance and is planning a field trip on Thursday to look at the proposed wilderness areas. KPCW's Leslie Thatcher has more.

 

Park City Municipal announced a new land purchase for open space that will protect a crucial entry corridor.  Lynn Ware Peek has more.

It's all about mountains and trees on this episode of KPCW's This Green Earth. Chris and guest host Lynn Ware Peek kicked off the show with a conversation with Ann Ober of Park City Municipal about the latest round of meetings held by Mountain Accord, a group evaluating the impacts which population and economic growth will have on the Central Wasatch Mountains. Chris and Lynn then spoke with Darren McAvoy and Jason Barto about the 13th Annual Timber Tour happening this Saturday (August 30).

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