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Local law enforcement has issued an alert about a dangerous synthetic drug that may be in our community.  This drug has ties to "Pink", the synthetic opioid that police say killed two teens in the Park City area in 2016.  Please see the statement below and stay tuned to KPCW for updates.

The St. Regis Big Stars Bright Nights Concert Series had a change in venue last week, now they’re hoping to make the change permanent.

The Grace Potter concert on July 13 was held at City Park after a conflict in schedule meant that Quinn’s Junction was unavailable. Park City Institute Director Teri Orr says they’re now hoping to make City Park the venue for the remaining August and September concerts.

Park City Mayor Andy Beerman has sent a letter to Park City’s Congressional Representatives urging them to challenge the Trump Administrations Zero-Tolerance illegal immigration policy.

Mayor Beerman’s one-page letter was sent to Utah Senator Orrin Hatch and Senator Mike Lee. The letter was also sent to Utah’s 1st Congressional District Representative Rob Bishop.

Two recent Park City High School graduates have entered Pleas in Abeyance, after they were charged with harassing a student this spring in a weight-lifting class.

Carter Noah Hall and Joseph Harper Lukrich, both 18-years-old, entered the agreements, with them pleading guilty to a reduced charge, in separate hearings in Third District Court on Monday.

Courtesy of Utah Open Lands

Utah Open Lands says it has received an important matching grant that will boost its chances of saving the 19-acre Snow Ranch Pastures property, in the Thaynes neighborhood of Park City.

Utah Open lands is aiming to raise $6 million by December to purchase a conservation easement on the property.

In a press release on Monday, the group announced that every dollar donated for Snow Ranch will be matched up to $625,000. Open Lands director Wendy Fisher said they can’t disclose the foundation that made the grant, but they are grateful.

Recycle Utah

Ships and semi-trucks bring foods from all over the world, but what if your next meal was limited to only what is available within 100 miles?

Recycle Utah is holding their 3rd annual 100-mile meal on August 11. The event menu features ingredients exclusively sourced from farms within a 100-mile radius of the Recycling Center in Park City.  Recycle Utah’s executive director, Carolyn Wawra, spoke with KPCW.

Leadership Park City is a national award-winning, year-long community leadership program. You are encouraged to apply for the Leadership program if you have a desire to learm more about the workings of Park City, want to network with others, and want to improve your leadership skills while helping shape your community's future. Adults living or working in Summit and Wasatch counties are eligible.  Application, schedule and information are available at www.parkcity.org.  Click on Departments>leadership Park City.

Park City Sailing is launching a Women &Wind Series

Park City Sailing Association has been sailing on the Jordanelle for just over 10 years. During that time the club has seen growth. Association representative Casey Marsh says they’re now focused on increasing participation among women.

Niki de Saint Phalle. Dawn (jaune), 1993 © 2018 NIKI CHARITABLE ART FOUNDATION, All rights reserved. Photo Pietromarchi

The Kimball Art Center is welcoming a new exhibit.

The Kimball Art Center will be welcoming an exhibit featuring the art of  Niki de Saint Phalle starting this Friday evening. Nancy Stoakes is the curator for the center.

“The Kimball is so excited to be presenting the fantastic work of Niki de Saint Phalle. (Her) work has recently been presented in retrospective exhibitions at these fantastic institutions in Europe.” Stoakes said, “To be able to bring it here to the Kimball and share it with our community is such an exciting opportunity.”

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