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Hard news covering local government: Park City, Summit County and Wasatch County - city and county councils, planning boards, water entities and issues specific the Wasatch Back.

Bill White Farms

Aug 8, 2016

Behind the six foot fenc a the corner of State Road 224 and Bear Hollow Drive, a bit of the Snyderville Basin's history is being re-created -- a two acre farm in the heart of Park City suburbia. In this first of two reports, Leslie Thatcher explains how Bill White Farms came to be...

Be prepared for rolling road closures Saturday and Sunday as the Tour of Utah makes its way through Park City.

Tour of Utah

Tour of Utah Transportation Plan for Sunday, August 7 Stage 7 - (Park City-Park City)
The race start/finish area upper Main Street will be combined with the Tour of Utah Expo in order to create a day- long festival atmosphere for an anticipated crowd of 10,000 spectators. Temporary traffic closures will be in place along the route within Park City for 15 to 45 minutes between 11:00 am and 5:00 p.m. Plan ahead for traffic and transportation impacts.

Transit & Parking

Tour of Utah

Tour of Utah Transportation Plan for Saturday, August 6

Marianne Cone

Does Park City have a parking problem with RVs, boats and trailers?  Several residents have been fined for keeping their recreation vehicles on their property in the same place they have for years.  So why are they getting fined now?  KPCW’s Renai Bodley explains.

The Park City School District's long-time associate superintendent of student services, Tom Van Gorder, is leaving his job and it's costing the district more than $200,000 in severance pay.  KPCW's Leslie Thatcher has more:


Thursday night City Council voted to ban fireworks and open burning within Park City limits, effective immediately until October first.  But the city now has the option to rescind that ban, or enact a new one, more quickly.   KPCW’s Renai Bodley has more on that: 

Park City Officer Rodney Schreurs Remembered

Jul 21, 2016
Park City Police

Park City Police held a special Independence Day gathering to commemorate the life of a city officer who lost his life 32 years ago on the 4th of July when he was struck by a care while directing traffic. Rick Brough has more.

Leslie Thatcher

Two-time Olympic Champion and Park City native, Ted Ligety has been named as Deer Valley's global Athlete Ambassador. Leslie Thatcher was there and has this report.

Fabrizio Ferri

Thursday night Chris Botti is playing at Deer Valley.  He promises an evening filled with the sounds of some of the best musicians you’ve ever heard.   KPCW’s Renai Bodley has more: