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Local News Hour - December 2, 2016

Dec 2, 2016

On today’s program, host Leslie Thatcher speaks to Summit County Transit Leader Darren Davis and Public Works Director Derek Radke about the opening of the new Kimball Junction Transit Center next week and plans for future express lanes on SR 224 and 248. Park City Council member Nann Worrel updates us on last night's council meeting and New York Times columnist Maureen Dowd talks about her appearance in Park City Saturday night as the opening act of the Eccles Center Main Stage season, along...

Summit County Council member Claudia McMullin says she's extremely frustrated that the Woodward Gorgoza project didn't get approval Wednesday on a building height exception. Instead, it got a continuance from the Council. McMullin says the county may be missing out on a great opportunity if it doesn't help out the proposed action-sports training facility. Rick Brough has more:

Park City Heights

The development of Park City Heights – which includes 79 affordable housing units - has stalled over the years. And even with a dozen homes completed this summer, no one has closed on a unit as the developer, Ivory Homes, and Park City hammer out an agreement as tohow much those units should sell for. Now, waiting families fear they could end up homeless. KPCW’s Melissa Allison has more.

Local News Hour - December 1, 2016

Dec 1, 2016

On today’s program, Host Leslie Thatcher speaks with Kathy Donnell - Park Naturalist with Utah State Parks. Summit County Council member Claudia McMullin has details about some of the items discussed at Wednesday’s county council meeting, including Gorgoza Woodward. Park City Planning Commissioner Preston Campbell has an overview about Tuesday's meeting, including the BOPA East pre-application approval and Park City Day School Head of School Bruce Shoup talks about next week’s High School...

Cool Science Radio - December 1. 2016

Dec 1, 2016

Lynn Ware Peek and John Wells speak with Roger Altizer, from the University of Utah who heads up the Entertainment Arts & Engineering: Master Games Studio, part of the nation’s top gaming department. Then, Dave Evans and Bill Burnett, professors at Stanford University, with their new book, Designing Your Life.

The Park City Day School is hosting a High School Information Fair next week. It’s open to everyone in the community who wants to evaluate their options before transitioning out of 8 th grade and into high school. Carolyn Murray has more:

PlanWorks Design

The Summit County Council hosted a hearing on Wednesday regarding Woodward Gorgoza's request for a height exception on a building in their planned Recreation Park. The reaction from the public was mixed. Rick Brough has more:

This year, a secret women’s group on Facebook started in support of Hillary Clinton’s presidential bid. It’s now swelled to millions of members and a local chapter is starting up in Park City. Carolyn Murray has more:

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A city developed affordable housing project on lower Park Ave. is one step closer to becoming a reality. At today's city council meeting, the council will have three designs to choose from. KPCW's Melissa Allison has more.

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Park City is scheduled to close on a two-acre site off of Kearns Blvd. Feb. 1 but can still back out by Dec. 9. KPCW's Melissa Allison has more.

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