Summit County

Summit County Sheriff’s deputies were involved in a high speed chase early Thursday morning after attempting a traffic stop at the intersection of State Route 44 and Ute Boulevard. Carolyn Murray has more:

Deadline for Park City School Board District 1 Applications is June 2nd.

Park City School District is taking applications for a District 1 board member to replace outgoing school board member Phil Kaplan.  His resignation from the Board of Education is effective June 9th. The newly named candidate will serve until December 2018.

Applications are accepted May 17th to June 2nd.  Candidates will be interviewed June 5th at 10 am at the District Offices in an open meeting.  A vote will be taken at the regularly scheduled June 6th School Board meeting at 9 am.

A Park City 7th grader has a bicycle powered generator that is on exhibit at the Leonardo Museum in Salt Lake City over this Memorial Day weekend.  Carolyn Murray has more on this:

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.

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