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The next installment of What's Next Park City happens Saturday morning in three different locations. Leslie Thatcher has more.

On today's Local News Hour, host Leslie Thatcher talks to Snyderville Planning Commissioner Bea Peck about the 90 foot cell phone pole and the struggle to access the proposed new location for Whole Foods off Landmark Drive. City manager Diane Foster reviews the Park City Council's agenda including Thursday's vote on whether to ban fireworks and open fires this summer. Park City School District Curriculum Director Kathy Einhorn attended and presented at this week's Best Practices Conference.  She shares her impressions.

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On this episode, Chris Cherniak and Nell Larson spoke with Brian McInerney, Senior Hydrologist with the National Weather Service, about our warm and wet Spring. They also talked about the record heat occurring around the globe, including an amazing 82 degrees recorded last Sunday in Dead Horse, Alaska, a town located 250 miles above the Arctic Circle.

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What's been dubbed as Park City's biggest outdoor dinner party, Savor the Summit on Saturday night successfully hosted thousands of diners who sat at tables in the middle of Main Street. Leslie Thatcher has more.

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The Park City Council will decide Thursday if they issue a ban on fireworks and open fires, after they see how the weather and moisture levels look at this point. The council reviewed the item at their meeting last week. As Park City Fire Chief Paul Hewitt put it, there was "a little bit of a disagreement" among emergency responders about the fire hazard this year. Rick Brough has more.

Rory Murphy is one of six candidates vying for one of three seats on the Park City Council. He says with his background in development, he can help the city move forward. Lynn Peek has more.

Summit County Council Member Roger Armstrong redrafted a key provision in the revised Snyderville General Plan, Phase 2, working with the county attorney's office. That was a key step, before the county council voted to approve the second phase. Rick Brough has more.

Thank You To Community

Jun 23, 2015
Leslie Thatcher

Thank you to Mary Potts, Bill White and Bill White Enterprises for stepping up and offering to cater the memorial service for KPCW Program Director Andy Martin, who passed away on June 11. His passing is still a shock to the KPCW family, and his absence leaves a hole, but we are humbled and grateful that members of the community, like White and Potts, are willing to come forth and share our burden.

Thank you to everyone who has reached out to us over the last week.

On today's Local News Hour, host Leslie Thatcher speaks with Park City planner Kirsten Whetstone and Christy Alexander about the agenda for the Park City Planning Commission including a lot of proposed changes to the Land Management Code and what's next for the Alice Claim development. The Summit County Council is not meeting this week, but Summit County Manager Tom Fisher has details on Monday's night COG meeting and his thoughts about last week's growth forum. Phyllis Robinson and Ann Ober with Park City talk about this week's Community Conversation meetings.

On today's Local News Hour, host Leslie Thatcher speaks to Summit County Planners Ray Milliner and Sean Lewis about Tuesday's Snyderville Basin Planning Commission meeting. Park City Council candidate Rory Murphy talks about his platform. Rena Jordan and Brian Hanton with the Snyderville Basin Recreation District have an update on the proposed ice area and no bikes at the Run A Muk dog park.  Artist, Author and Financial Planner Carl Richards talks about Thursday's Kimball Art Center presentation.

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