Sally Elliott

Local News Hour - August 16, 2017

Aug 16, 2017

On today’s program, Park City School Board member Andrew Caplan has a recap of yesterday’s meeting. Park City Manager Diane Foster and Planning Director Bruce Erickson discuss the agenda for Thursday's city council meeting and Sally Elliott and Rory Murphy with Friends of Ski Mining History with details on a couple of upcoming fundraisers.

With the changing of the season comes the annual transit shift to a full winter schedule. However, this year's schedule brought unexpected changes on the Prospector bus route, invoking an uproar from neighborhood residents. While city officials thought a quick and temporary solution would appease them, it's had quite the opposite effect. "Not so fast!" — KPCW's Melissa Allison has the story.

  On today’s program, Host Leslie Thatcher speaks to former Summit County Sheriff Dave Edmunds who has been appointed to serve as Executive Director of the Utah Communications Authority. Marlene Peacock, and Jean Daly – co-presidents of Park City Friends of Library have information on this weekend’s used book sale and upcoming Author’s Luncheon. Sally Elliott and Rory Murphy invite the community to Wednesday’s Pik ‘n Shovel membership party at the Town Lift to support the Friends of Ski Mountain Mining History.

Tom Kelly

Park City Rotary has presented its annual Professional Citizen of the Year Award to Mike Luers, director of the Snyderville Basin Water Rreclamation District. 

Have you ever asked ‘Are those shoes in those trees?’ when you’ve driven up Deer Valley Drive?

This is Chris Waddell with your weekly Park City History Bit.

Before there was a trail under those trees, Pacific Avenue, nick-named Easy Street, lay there, lined with miner shacks. As Park City moved to skiing in the ‘60s, “hippies” began renting the street’s wood-framed buildings. About this time shoes began appearing in the trees.