Summit County

Summer YMCA Camp Taking Registration

May 17, 2017

School is almost out and the YMCA of Northern Utah and Wasatch County has a variety of summer programs.  They’re running a Park City camp for the first time this year and it’s designed to get kids off the couch and out for adventure.  Carolyn Murray has more:

Many People Give Input at School Board Meeting

May 17, 2017

The Park City School Board meeting drew a large crowd of concerned citizens on Tuesday evening with the bulk of the comments centered on school start times.  It’s a complicated issue and KPCW’s Carolyn Murray attended the meeting and has this:

Law enforcement frequently responds to calls that involve mental health issues or substance abuse.  These are actually medical situations where people may be acting out and this can threaten the safety of the police officer. Crisis Intervention Training can help prepare officers to handle mentally ill suspects in criminal disturbances.  Carolyn Murray has more on this program:

Recycle Utah Has Loads of Activities This Summer

May 16, 2017
Dell Fuller

There was a big turnout at the city council meeting last week with Recycle Utah leading the charge to ban plastic bags in Park City once and for all.  In 2013, the efforts didn’t quite sway council to ban single use bags but this time residents stepped up. Carolyn Murray has more on the Recycle Utah monthly update.

Summit County

Trash pickup didn't happen for several Summit County residents Monday.   Their trash cans were left empty on purpose.  KPCW's Renai Bodley has the story:  

New Civic Action Group For People Under 40

May 15, 2017

There’s a new civic action group in Park City.  The Park City Action Network also known as P-CAN.  They’re trying to create a collective voice and open opportunities for engagement for people 40 and younger who live in Park City.  Carolyn Murray has more on this new civic action group.

The Park City School Board meets tomorrow (Tuesday) at 4 pm.   Some of the issues on the agenda include school start times and discussion on the selection criteria for the new school board member who will replace outgoing member Phil Kaplan.  Carolyn Murray has more.

The Treasure Mountain Junior High Students in Susan Graves-Henneman’s 8th grade health class had a chance to learn about the effects of plant based nutrition and farm animal advocacy.  Carolyn Murray visited the school and files this report.

Park City High School Ranked #1 in Utah

May 11, 2017

Last week, Park City High School received two top ranking awards for college preparedness from the Washington Post and Us News and World Report.  The Post ranking puts Park City number one in Utah. Us News places Park City second.  Principal Bob O’Connor says they’ve worked hard to achieve the recognition.

Click here for a link to Edison Foundation Award

Data Shows Summit County Residents Live Longer

May 10, 2017

An article recently published in the Journal of the American Medical Association (known as JAMA), gives details of life expectancy by county across the US.   Carolyn Murray has more on this study:

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