Summit County Health Department

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.

ON today's Local News Hour, host Leslie Thatcher speaks with Mayor Jack Thomas and City Council member Tim Henney about Monday's "What's Next Park City?" growth forum. City manager Diane Foster has details on some of the agenda items for Thursday's City Council meeting, including an $800,00 upgrade to the McPolin Barn. Rich Bullough and Katie Mullaly from the Summit County Health Dept. have the monthly update. The Foreigner opens at the Egyptian Theater on Thursday.

On today's Local News Hour, Snyderville Basin planning commissioner Chuck Klingenstein discusses the commission's reaction to the newest information regarding Whole Foods move to the Canyon Corner parcel along Landmark Drive. Park City manager Diane Foster and budget manager Nate Rockwood review the proposed capital improvements plan for the coming fiscal year. Katie Mullaly with the Sumjit County Health Dpartmet talks about the WIC program and bike safety and Youth Sports Alliance director Aimee Preston has an update on its successful fundraiser efforts.

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In today's Local News Hour podcast, host Leslie Thatcher speaks to author and conservationist Harvey Locke - the keynote speaker at Saturday's 2015 Reimagine Western Landscapes Symposium.  Matt Abbott and John Conde talk about the PC MARC solar panel project which will offset 20% of the MARC's electric use. Katie Mullaly and Allison Stewart from the Summit County Health Department talk about the county's Active Transportation plan and Sally Elliott updates us on the restoration of old mine buildings on ski resort property and the digitization of the Park Record.

For those eating establishments that will be welcoming leashed pets to their outdoor dining areas, this summer, a permit will be necessary and those are now available at the Summit County Health Department. Leslie Thatcher has more.

The Summit County Health Department board approved the newly written Code of Health on Monday.  KPCW's Leslie Thatcher has the details.

The Park City Council at its Thursday meeting approved the contract for 755  solar panels that will go up on the PC MARC building - offsetting 20% of its energy use.   Lynn Ware Peak has more.

Although no human cases of the virus have been reported, the West Nile Virus becomes a concern every mosquito season, this one's no different. Lynn Ware Peek has more.

Summit County's Health Department has set up an Ozone Awareness Program. The aim is to report on levels of ozone in the county, advise on the best times of the day for exercise, and show ways to reduce ozone. Rick Brough has more.

Good food made available to those in need, and cleaner air for all - are just two topics among its myriad goals that the Summit County Health Department takes on. Lynn Ware Peek has more.

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