Summit County

5000 Pounds of Green Waste Diverted From Landfill

Sep 20, 2017

Park City Compost has been in operation for about four years.  They accept yard waste from landscaping companies and pre-consumer food scraps from commercial kitchens.  Carolyn Murray has more on this: 

Park City School District

Along with other safety measures, the School Board voted unanimously in favor of perimeter fencing for three of Park City’s Elementary schools. Wellness program updates and adopting a new teacher evaluation system were also discussed at Tuesday’s meeting.  Carolyn Murray has this: 

Two local skiing legends will be inducted into the Intermountain Skiing Hall of Fame on Wednesday.  The event is sold out but the reception beforehand is still open for anyone interested in coming by to join in the celebration.  

The Park City Board of Education meets Tuesday at 4.  Wellness and Safety continue to be at the forefront of the Administration’s priorities.  The 504 evaluation process will be updated in the 4 o’clock hour, a later discussion on Teacher Evaluations and many other topics are on the agenda.     Carolyn Murray has more:

Summit County Power Works Names New Executive Director

Sep 15, 2017

Summit Community Power works has a new Executive Director.  The organization was formed in 2014 to save energy and to compete in the $ 5,000,000 Georgetown University Community Energy contest. The winner hasn’t been identified yet but the new director has big plans to continue energy savings programs throughout the entire County. Carolyn Murray has more:

Holocaust Survivor Captivates Park City Students

Sep 15, 2017
Photo By Carolyn Murray

This week, schools and communities throughout Summit County hosted Stephen Nasser, a concentration camp survivor.  When he met with the Treasure Mountain Junior High School Student Body on Thursday, he held them captivated, mesmerized by his story of survival and promises made.  

Rail Trail State Park Website

Park City wants to open up HOV lanes on State Route 248 to encourage more car-pooling and transit use. Because it’s a state road, UDOT requires an environmental assessment.  Some Park City residents are upset about notices they received from UDOT stating the Rail Trail corridor is being considered in the study. Carolyn Murray has more:

 

Park City School District

Last week, the Trump Administration announced plans to rescind the executive order that  has allowed children of illegal Immigrants deferment from deportation.  It’s known as DACA and the Park City Board of Education has now issued a safe schools resolution outlining their commitment to the children who attend school in Park City.Carolyn Murray has more:

Auschwitz Survivor Speaks to Audiences in Summit County

Sep 12, 2017
Wikipedia

Holocaust Survivor, Stephen Nasser, has devoted his life to telling the story of losing his entire family to the Nazi death camps in Europe. He brings his story to several venues in Park City and Summit County starting Tuesday.   Carolyn Murray has more:

Basin Recreation Web Site

The Sheriff’s Department will ticket and tow your car if it’s parked illegally at the Rob’s Trailhead Parking lot.  Carolyn Murray has more:

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