Wade Carpenter

On today’s program, Cheryl Fox - director of Summit Land Conservancy  has an announcement on the newest acquisition. Superintendent Ember Conley has details on this morning's school board meeting that starts at 9 at the school district office. Summit County Dispatch Manager Nick Wilkinson and Park City Police Chief Wade Carpenter discuss the recent merger between the Park City and Summit County public safety dispatch centers, as approved in both council meetings last week.

The recent arrests of three Park City men on fraudulent ID charges have lead to efforts by some in the community to defend the men and help their family.  KPCW's Renai Bodley has the story:  

On today’s program, Leslie Thatcher speaks to Summit County manager Tom Fisher discusses the agenda for Wednesday's county council meeting. Park City Police Chief Wade Carpenter has a Sundance recap from law enforcement’s perspective. Seanna Williams, Licensed Clinical Social Worker with True North Treatment Center in Utah County, talks about her citizen petition calling for immediate action by state lawmakers to fund treatment programs and medication for those battling opiate addictions and Executive Director of Swaner Nature Preserve Nell Larson talks about some upcoming events.

Local News Hour - October 28, 2016

Oct 28, 2016

On today’s program, Lora Smith has this week’s Mountain Trails Report. Host Leslie Thatcher speaks with Carol Agle and Rick Shand from the Park City Board of Realtors who have the 3rd Quarter update. Park City Mayor Jack Thomas in in with an update on city issues and Park City Special Events Manager Jenny Dierson and Police Captain Phil Kirk stops by with details on Monday’s Halloween on Main celebration. Park City Police Chief Wade Carpenter has details on his successful election to the IAPC – the International Association of Police Chiefs.

On today’s program, Utah State Park Naturalist Kathy Donnell has her monthly update of local state parks. Summit County Council member Kim Carson has  a recap of yesterday’s meeting. Park City Police Chief Wade Carpenter has an update on student drug use , toxicology reports and progress on the investigation into the cause of deaths of Treasure Mountain 8th grade students, Grant Seaver and Ryan Ainsworth.

Park City Police Chief Wade Carpenter was on The Local News Hour this morning.  He gave new information about the synthetic drug "pink" and why he says it's in the community.  He also has an update on the investigation into the deaths of 13-year-old Grant Seavers and 13-year-old Ryan Ainsworth.    

Here is the entire 15 minute interview:

Randy Barton

Homes and busineses in Park City's Old Town were evaculated Easter Sunday, after police received a threat of a bomb and a hostage taking. KPCW's Leslie Thatcher was on the scene and has this to report.

An anonymous phone call came in to the Park City Police Easter Sunday evening, reporting a bomb threat targeting the upper Main Street area. According to Police Chief Wade Carpenter, police the immediate area threatened reached from approximately 350 Main Street to the top of the street. The caller only gave a general location, Carpenter added, and efforts focused on the area around Wasatch Brew Pub and Treasure Mountain Inn.

A Park City resident warns of another phone scam going on. KPCW's Leslie Thatcher reports.

When it comes to large sporting events, like the recent Ragnar Race, Park City's police chief and Summit County's Sheriff say they work together well, and they've become proficient at handling these large gatherings. Rick Brough has more.

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