Roger Armstrong

Local News Hour - September 8, 2017

Sep 8, 2017

On today’s program, Bob Radke with Basin Rec has this week’s Mountain Trails Report. DACA participant Enrique Sanchez shares his story and the uncertainty of his future with the decision made this week to phase out the DACA program. Summit County Council Member Roger Armstrong and Park City Council member Nann Worel have an update on this year’s City Road Tour to Boulder. CO. Park City Museum Director Sandra Morrison and Marianne Cone with Park City Mining History have details on the Celebrate Our Roots on Wednesday, and a recap of mine site stabilization efforts this year.

Leslie Thatcher

Dana Williams and Andy Beerman will be battling it out for Park City Mayor. Williams who served as Park City Mayor from 2002 - 2013 led the primary election balloting Tuesday with 904 votes. Andy Beerman, who is in his second term on the Park City Council, received 654 votes. Summit County Member Roger Armstrong who received 474 votes is out of the race.

 

If the amount of money in this year’s Park City mayor’s race is any indication, it’s serious. With just a few more days to the primary election, Leslie Thatcher reports on the first of the required campaign finance returns.

Two of the three candidates for Park City mayor have raised more than 20-thousand dollars so far. The third – though isn’t far behind.

The first financial disclosures were due Tuesday  - more than two weeks after voters received their mail-in ballots.

KPCW

The three men running for Park City mayor debated several issues in a two-hour forum hosted by Leslie Thatcher and Renai Bodley at the KPCW studios on Friday, August 4th.  

In the first hour, they discussed the proposed Treasure Hill development, the city's plans for net zero (approximately 20 minutes in), affordable housing (28 minutes in), transportation, (40 minutes in), and ends with a two-question "lightning round" featuring plastic bags and Vail (48 minutes in).   Listen to the first hour here:

ON today’s program, Cheryl Fox - director of Summit Land Conservancy has an open space update. Summit County manager Tom Fisher discusses the agenda for Wednesday's county council meeting. Park City Mayoral Candidate Roger Armstrong talks about his campaign. Brint Markle - CEO and Co-Founder of Mountain Hub talk about the new app which was released this week and Utah Treasurer David Damschen will talk about the unclaimed property and money in Summit and Wasatch County and how to contact the state about it.

There was good news on several fronts in KPCW's conversation with County Council member Roger Armstrong, especially concerning the electric bus system and e-bikes, as well as sewer service to Silver Creek. Rick Brough has more.

Local News Hour - July 27, 2017

Jul 27, 2017

On today’s program, Summit County Council member Roger Armstrong discusses business from yesterday's council meeting. Ann Zimmerman with Friends of Wasatch County Library has details on the new Share a Book Program that rolled out earlier this month. Park City Extreme Cup Soccer Tournament Director Shelley Gillwald with details on the 14th annual tournament and Utah Clean Energy's Solar Project Coordinator Kate Bowman has an update on net metering.

"Stunning" Turnout for Park City Mayoral Debate

Jul 19, 2017
Melissa Allison

If the size of the crowd is any indication, there's a lot of interest in this year's election for Park City mayor. There was a full house Tuesday as Summit County Council Member Roger Armstrong, Park City Council Member Andy Beerman, and former Park City Mayor Dana Williams debated each other at the Park City Rotary meeting.     KPCW"s Melissa Allison was there:  

At the launch of the new Electric Express last month, Park City and Summit County officials urged those in attendance to "ride the bus." So KPCW's Leslie Thatcher decided to ask them - if they ride the bus. Here's her report. 

Rick Bowmer / AP

The Summit County Council was unanimous Wednesday in approving a resolution endorsing federal public lands and recognizing their value to Summit County and Utah's economy, recreation, heritage, and quality of life. Rick Brough has more.

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