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On today's Local News Hour, host Leslie Thatcher speaks with Summit County Council Member Claudia McMullin about Mountain Accord and the name change of Friends of Animals. Park City Planning Commissioner Nann Worrel has some of the highlights of Wednesday's meeting, including the approval of Central Park City Condos and the continuation of Alice Claim. Ginger Ries with the Park City Restaurant Association has details about this summer's Cocktail Contest and 21 year old mountain biker and Park City Native Keegan Swenson is hoping to qualify for next summer's Olympics in Rio.

On today's Local News Hour host Leslie Thatcher speaks with Park City planners Kirsten Whetstone and Christy Alexander and Kirsten Whetstone.  The Alice Claim development is back on the agenda. Summit County Manager Tom Fisher reviews the county council's agenda for Wednesday, including the Mountain Accord Agreement. Chocolatier Phyllis Robinson is the guest for tomorrow's Free Lunch and Learn at the PC MARC and talks all things chocolate. Finally, Rabbi David Levinsky has arrived in Park City and conducted his first Shabbat Service on Friday. He introduces himself to the community.

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The Summit County Council spent a lot of time reviewing the Be Wise Energize program, but didn't take any official steps to move it forward. Council members agree there are still too many questions and loose end. During the public hearing, Citizens asked why there's a need for it and staff agreed that the item needed to be continued. Rick Brough has more.

While the Summit County Council is scheduled to adopt its Be Wise Energize loan program, the author of a recent Letter to the Editor argues there are still several unanswered questions. Rick Brough has more.

On today's Local News Hour, host Leslie Thatcher speaks with Summit County Council Member David Ure about Mountain Accord and the Be Wise Energize program. Tom Kelly and Artique owner Katie Stellpflug talk about Kelly's photography opening on Friday that will run through July at the Kamas gallery. Casey Vorwaller and Scot Adams with Park City Fire District talk about fireworks safety and Lucia Micarelli previews her performance Friday night as part of the Taste of Treme evening.

The vast majority of speakers at a public hearing at Wednesday's Summit County Council meeting favored the Mountain Accord proposal to place nearly 1,000 acres within Summit County under a federal preservation designation. County council members said the proposal was a "no-brainer" opportunity to save open space. Rick Brough has more.

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The Summit County Council Wednesday approved Phase 2 of the Snyderville General Plan by a 4 to 1 vote. That came after months of discussion and public hearings before the Council as well as the Snyderville Basin Planning Commission. Rick Brough has more.

On today's Local News Hour, host Leslie Thatcher speaks to Summit County Council member Roger Armstrong talks about the approval of the General Plan Phase 2 after Section 2.3 was rewritten. Emily Summers talks about the opening of Deer Valley's summer season. Katie Wright, Kristen Shaw and Lauren Vitulli from the Park City Community Foundation talk about the finalists and voting procedure for the first Women's Giving Fund grant.

On today's Local News hour, host Leslie Thatcher talks suicide prevention with Geri Essen from the Summit County Health Department, Kathy Day with Valley Behavioral and Sam Walsh with PCHS. Assistant Summit County Manager Anita Lewis previews the County Council agenda for Wednesday.  County Planning Administrator Peter Barnes talks about the changes to Section 2.3 in the Snyderville General Plan. Recycle Utah Insa Riepen talks about a number of upcoming events. Scott Loomis and Erin O'Keefe talk about the open house with the newest homes built in the organization's Self-Help program.

The Summit County council just started discussing whether to accept tailings at the Three Mile Canyon landfill. County Council member Chris Robinson says the devil's in the details and that includes looking at offers from Park City, which needs a repository for old mining waste. Rick Brough has more.

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