Summit County

Leslie Thatcher

Park City and Summit County rolled out six new zero-emission, battery electric busses Friday that will transport riders between the Kimball Junction and Park City transit centers in 20 minutes with just two stops. KPCW’s Leslie Thatcher was there for the ribbon cutting of the Electric Xpress and has this report.

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A new elementary school for grades 5 and 6 is in the early design stages with the Park City School District.  The location has not been settled upon yet and many people have questions about the overall plan. Carolyn Murray has been following the discussions and has this story

Fire Danger is Moderate

Jun 22, 2017

The fire season is underway with a 10,000 acre fire burning in southern Utah near the Brian Head Resort.  Here in Park City, some of our trails in the higher elevations are wet or snow-packed still but the Fire Marshall is asking people to call 911 if they see anything that looks like a fire hazard. 

School Budget Passes With No Public Comment

Jun 21, 2017

The School Board held Budget hearings on Tuesday evening and no one from the public made comment.  The budget was approved unanimously.  Carolyn Murray attended the meeting and has this:

School Bond Consultants Say Slow Down

Jun 21, 2017

Tuesday, the board of Education heard the results from the School Bond Survey.  Based on that information, the board may take a pause in pursuing a capital school bond this November.  Carolyn Murray was at that meeting and has this report:

Summit County was recently ranked as the number two small community in the country when it comes to arts vibrancy.

The 2017 Arts Vibrancy Index or AVI reported by Southern Methodist University aims to gauge the demand, supply and public support for the arts in more than 900 communities across the U.S. — divided into three categories dictated by population.

Felony Charges Dropped for 3 Park City Men

Jun 20, 2017

In May, three Park City men were arrested on felony fraud charges.   They’ve now been released from custody with all charges dropped. Carolyn Murray has more:

Recycle Utah Has Loads of Summer Fun

Jun 20, 2017
Recycle Utah 100 Mile Meal

Recycle Utah has tons of activities this summer to match the tons of materials they handle all year long.  They’re partnering with Whole Foods ( tomorrow) Wednesday and 5% of purchases will be donated to Recycle Utah.   Carolyn Murray has this:

The School Board meets Tuesday afternoon to vote on new hiring recommendations.  A new Assistant Superintendent is expected to be approved along with Compensation Agreements for District Administrative personnel. 

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