Summit County

Young Artists Applications Due May 14th

Apr 27, 2017

Serious artists between the ages of 13 to 18, are encouraged to apply to the Kimball Art Center's Young Artists Program. The deadline is coming up and Carolyn Murray has the details.

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Summit County Attorney Robert Hilder has died.    The Summit County Council released the following  statement Wednesday evening:  

"It is with sadness we announce the passing of Summit County Attorney Robert Hilder to cancer.  Robert was diagnosed with esophageal cancer in early February and succumbed to the disease earlier today.  Robert was a true public servant and represented the citizens of Summit County with exceptional knowledge and resolve.  Our heartfelt condolences go out to his family in this very sad time."

A 57 million dollar school bond may be on November’s ballot for those living in the South Summit School District. They project 33 percent growth over the next five years and are nearly at capacity with their current student population.

Carolyn Murray reports:

Growth Strains South Summit School District

Apr 26, 2017

Thirty three percent growth is projected for the South Summit School District in the next 5 years.  It’s straining their facilities and increasing their class sizes.   Carolyn Murray reports:

Oakley School Closes Doors

Apr 21, 2017
Image obtained from Oakley School Website

The Oakley School, a Therapeutic Boarding School in Weber Canyon has announced they’re closing their doors effective June 30th.  Their intentions can be found in a letter on their home page. Carolyn Murray has more on this:

Arts Council Begins Master Planning

Apr 20, 2017

It looks like a cardboard cut-out of Park City's Congressman will be the star of the show at a town hall meeting Tuesday night.  KPCW's Renai Bodley has the story:  

Summit County

With spring coming on, Summit County's planning and building staff expect to see quite a bit of development coming on. Rick Brough has more.

On today’s program, Summit County Animal Control Director Clay Coleman discusses the warmer weather which means more dogs running off leash. Park City Planning Director Bruce Erickson previews Wednesday's Park City Planning Commission agenda and Molly Brooks  from Recycle Utah is this month's guest at tomorrow’s free Lunch and Learn at the PC MARC.

Court Overturns Motocross Approval

Mar 2, 2017

Summit County has again issued a Cease and Desist Order against a motocross track near Wanship. That's the result of a recent Third District Court ruling which overturned the County Council's rationale, allowing the track to remain. Judge Kara Pettit ruled in favor of about 20  neighboring landowners who filed suit against the track. The county's new order says that the owner of the land, Steve Luczak, just cease any use of the track, including personal use and has to restor and revegetate the land by this summer. Rick Brough has more.

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