Summit County

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Apr 28, 2016
Summit County

 Do you, a friend or loved one struggle with mental illness? CONNECT, a new Summit County non-profit, is promoting better understanding of mental illness. Join them during Mental Health Awareness Month in May for films, talks, and book displays at local libraries. For more information, go to Facebook.com/ConnectSummitCounty.

Summit County has singed an option to purchase the Cline-Dahle parcel, just past Jeremy Ranch Elementary along the Rasmussen frontage road. County officials say they're acquiring the parcel, of nearly 30 acres, to look at solutions for traffic congestion and affordable housing. Rick Brough has more.

Rocky Mountain Power is hoping that its planned upgrade of a major transmission line through Summit County goes into service by late-2017, to supply increased capacity in Summit and Wasatch counties. While power needs in the Park City area are a big reason fro the upgrade, the governmental review of the line has taken place mostly on the east side of Summit County. That includes a disagreement with a group of landowners, and an appeal over a section of the line, going to the Summit County Council. Rick Brough has more.

On today's program, Leslie Thatcher has a farewell interview the outgoing director of Snyderville Basin Recreation; Summit County Clerk Kent Jones reviews the process for filing for office; Park City Mayor Jack Thomas has a recap of the city council retreat so far; Charlie Matthews talks about his new role as Park City School District's STEM Program Coordinator and Leadership Park City Myles Rademan has details about Monday's Women in Leadership Forum.

Hyperloop in Utah?

Mar 7, 2016

Park City, Summit County and Utah officials met Wednesday with representatives of Hyperloop Transportation Technologies to begin exploring the opportunities for getting Utah involved in a future, high-speed transportation system. Leslie Thatcher has more.

East Side Planning Commission Approves New Zone Map

Feb 19, 2016

After three years of discussion, review and controversy, the East Side Planning Commission Thursday night approved changes to the East County Development Code on a split 4-3 vote. Rick Brough has more.

Summit County Council Rejects Rep. Bishop's Draft

Feb 12, 2016

The Summit County Council says they don't agree with the draft of Utah's Public Lands Initiative submitted by Rep. Rob Bishop. The council decided Wednesday it will resubmit the proposal it ratified last spring, after consulting with all stakeholders, for Summit County's wilderness and high Uintas forest lands. Rick Brough has more.

Boyer Tech Park Developers Meet with County

Feb 11, 2016
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The developers of the Boyer Tech Park are holding very preliminary talks with Summit County about changes to their project. Boyer's Project Manager Dave Allen says they're talking about changes that would help the project and aid the county with the issues they're facing. Rick Brough has more.

On today's program, Leslie Thatcher speaks to Summit County Development Director Pat Putt; Park City Mayor Jack Thomas and the mayr and city manager of Courchevel, Philippe Mgnier and Nicolas Feidt and Park City Education Foundation Director Abby McNulty and After School Direcvtor John Hall.

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The Local News Hour is KPCW's flagship news program, hosted by News Director Leslie Thatcher.

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