Heinrich Deters

The Local News Hour - September 30, 2016

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On today’s program, Host Leslie Thatcher speaks to Lora Smith who has  with this week's Mountain Trails Report. Brenda Burke is the executive director of the University of Utah’s Office of Scholarships and Financial Aid – she has details about the recent changes to FAFSA (Free Application For Student Aid) and how it will make it easier for you and your students. Park City Trails Coordinator Heinrich Deters gives us an update on the city’s walkability progress about City Trail Report and Michael Barille talks about his new job as director of the Historic Park City Alliance.

Today's show begins with coverage of Tuesday's news conference about the deaths of two Treasure Mountain Junior High School students.  The last half of the show is a conversation with Park City Superintendent Dr. Ember Conley and counselor Sam Walsh about how educators are advising students and parents about the investigation and community-wide drug alert.   Park City Manager Diane Foster and Trails & Open Space Program Manager Heinrich Deters discuss possible plans for Library Field.

Macy

Since January an off-leash dog pilot program has been in effect in two areas – one in Round Valley, the other at the Park City Library Field.  On Thursday, members of a dog task force that has studied the issue over six months, along with PC Municipal’s Heinrich Deters presented a recommendation to the Park City Council. Lynn Ware Peek has more.

KPCW

The Park City Dog Task Force is debating new city laws for man's best friend:  Smaller neighborhood dog parks?  Off-leash areas in city parks determined by time of day?  KPCW's Renai Bodley has more: 

Here's a link to the Dog Task Force page on the Park City website.

On today's program, host Leslie Thatcher speaks to Summit County Planner Sean Lewis. The Snyderville Basin Planning Commission will hold a public hearing on the Conditional Use Permit for an attorney's office at the entrance to the Silver Springs development. UDOT Project Engineer Matt Zundel has details on the closure of Marsac Avenue between the roundabout and Ontario Mine. Craig Sanchez and Heinrich Deters with Park City Municipal have an update on local construction projects, including the Dan's to Jan's pedestrian corridor.

KPCW

David Dolby and Glenn Kiser stopped by the KPCW studios to talk about the new Dolby sound system donated to the Eccles Center in Park City by the Dolby Institute.

  

Jarom Rowland, music programmer for the Sundance Film Festival talks about the Music Café and other music offerings during the festival.

Darren Davis and Heinrich Dieters from Park City Municipal talk about the 'My Stop' app.

The popular trail that runs by City Park, the Poison Creek trail, is being widened - be aware of detours and closures along the popular pathway for the next month. Lynn Ware Peek has more.

With more electric assist bikes on the market,  bike communities with non-motorized paths like Park City are trying to get ahead of the issues that are certain to arise with the bikes wil small, quiet motors. Lynn Ware Peek has more.

Tuesday's City open house will review a half dozen significant projects going on around town and regionally - one of those is the construction of a new path that will make the connection for pedestrians and cyclists through a busy and dangerous section of town. Lynn Ware Peek has more.

For the second year, UDOT is conducting a pilot program during Sundance that would allow buses to use the shoulder along 224 as a travel lane during congested periods. The public is invited, to hear about the proposal and make comments, at a Tuesday night meeting from 5 to 7 p.m. at the Richins Service Building. Rick Brough has more.