Summit County Clerk Requesting Voter Information

Aug 17, 2016
Weber County Utah

The election is fast approaching and Summit County is making sure they dot all of their “i’s” and crossing all of their “t’s.” KPCW's Melissa Allison has more.

  On today’s program, host Leslie Thatcher speaks to the founder of THINC – Treasure Hill Impact Neighborhood Coalition – Brian van Hecke about his group’s opposition efforts to the proposed development. Summit County Clerk Kent Jones explains why long-time voters in Summit County are being told their voter registration information isn’t complete and Cati Snarr, the new director of the Ballet West Academy in Park City has details on tomorrow’s grand opening.


  Lynn Ware Peek and Tim Henney speak with Scott Kelly, the founder of Rebound Health and Performance Center.  Scott talks with us today about state of mind and the role it plays in overall health and fitness. 


Then --  a refreshing, energetic and unique voice among people who have figured out what it means to accept himself and others for who they are.  Hard to explain until you listen to our conversation with Jeffrey Marsh, he’s written a new book, How to Be You:  Stop Trying to Be Someone Else and Start Living Your life. 



GSBS Architects

Park City city council looked at a revamped design for the new public plaza at the top of Main Street in Old Town Park City.  KPCW's Renai Bodley has more:  

  On today’s program, host Leslie Thatcher speaks to Summit County Manager Tom Fisher about the proposed transportation and transit sales tax ballot proposals. Coalville Mayor Trevor Johnson talks about how Coalville is reacting to the proposed ballot proposals as well as the recently concluded fair. Treasure spokesman Pat Sweeney gives a perspective on how we got to today’s million square foot development proposal and Clarence Gilyard and Peter Sham talk about the Neil Simon Festival coming to the Egyptian Theater.

Local News Hour - August 15, 2015

Aug 15, 2016

  On today’s program, Leslie Thatcher speaks to Summit County Planner Sean Lewis about tonight’s open house to learn more about the county’s Resource Management Plan. Recycle Utah Director Insa Riepen is in with a monthly update and talks about a renewed effort to ban single-use plastic bags. Park City Police Captain Rick Ryan has an update on the thefts of artwork taken during this year’s Arts Festival.

  Larry and Doug’s first guest is Sam Urie, publisher of Utah Business Magazine. Utah Business, talking about Utah’s 50 fastest growing companies.Next, Nick Hanscom, a former champion mogul skier talks about NuVasive,  a  minimally disruptive surgical products and procedures for the spine.And finally they welcome Claire Berger and Bud Clark, of ReputationBIZ, a new Park City business to help customers improve their online reputation.

 KPCW will be hosting the popular Cole Sport Back Alley Bash from 5-9 PM on the Town Lift Plaza on Friday, August 26th.  The Back Alley Bash is a free community appreciation party held annually. Since 1998, this has been a local’s favorite and an opportunity to see old friends and make new ones!


  Monday, August 22 through Thursday, August 25. Welcome to Pledge Free Fridays - pending KPCW reaching their goal of $125,000 by Thursday @ 6PM.  Back to the programming you enjoy and the news you can use!

Kimball Art Center

Park City police are looking to recover stolen items during the Arts Festival this weekend.

The crimes occurred early Sunday morning in the 700 to 800 block of Lower Main Street sometime between 1 and 6 am. Several artist booths were burglarized and vandalized– estimated damages are about 20-thousand dollars. Two of the stolen items are hand carved wood chairs – a unique hand-made jacket was also taken.