STEM

School may be over for the summer but Utah's science and math teachers were back at work attending the state's STEM Best Practices Conference. Leslie Thatcher has more.

On today's Local News Hour, host Leslie Thatcher talks to Snyderville Planning Commissioner Bea Peck about the 90 foot cell phone pole and the struggle to access the proposed new location for Whole Foods off Landmark Drive. City manager Diane Foster reviews the Park City Council's agenda including Thursday's vote on whether to ban fireworks and open fires this summer. Park City School District Curriculum Director Kathy Einhorn attended and presented at this week's Best Practices Conference.  She shares her impressions.

Despite community concerns, the Park City board of education is moving ahead on plans for a new $5 million building - but what the building will be used for still isn't clear. KPCW's Leslie Thatcher has more.

Heeding Governor Herbert's challenge to support science, technology, engineering and math or STEM education, businesses in Utah stepped up and launched a more than $2,000,000 media campaign to increase interest in STEM education. KPCW's Leslie Thatcher has more.