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In a court appearance Monday, movie actor Emile Hirsch pled guilty to assaulting a woman in a Park City Main Street bar last January. As part of a plea in abeyance with Summit County, Hirsch was given 15 days in the county jail and began that sentence immediately. Rick Brough has more.

Heber Light and Power is considering a 6-percent rate increase this year for its more than 11-thousand customers. Leslie Thatcher has more.

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  On today's program, host Leslie Thatcher speaks with Nick Seifert, one of those who supports building a new indoor field house. Park City author Katie Mullaly talks about her new book, Land of Or - the first in a series of children's books. Park City Institute Teri Orr talks about the last three shows in this year's Big Stars Bright Nights Concert Series.

After rigorous examination by the Park City Planning Commission and a unanimous denial, the Park City council will be next to see the Alice Claim proposal.  Lynn Ware Peek has more.

Even though construction at the Park City Film Studios is not finished, production on a new television show for this fall's season is underway. Leslie Thatcher has more.

A one car rollover on Guardman Pass ended in a fatality Thursday morning.  Lynn Ware Peek has more. 

Epic Winter Coming?

Aug 14, 2015

Could this winter be the epic winter we've been waiting for more than four years? Leslie Thatcher has more on the status of El Nino - now heating in the Pacific Ocean.


If you haven't seen the news on social media yet, know that you're part of the reason that Park City has been named as the friendliest city in America - as ranked by the readers of Conde Nast Traveler. Leslie Thatcher has more. http://www.cntraveler.com/galleries/2015-08-11/the-2015-friendliest-and-unfriendliest-cities-in-the-us


On today's program, host Leslie Thatcher speaks to Jason Norlen, general manager of Heber Light and Power, to talk about the proposed 6 percent rate increase. Park City Planning Commissioner Steve Joyce updates us on Wednesday's meeting. Being Evel director Daniel Junge talks about his documentary of Evel Kneivel and Sara Moola president of WOLF - Warrior Outdoor Leadership or the Future - explains how the nonprofit helps the children of military special ops when they're killed in action.

The Park City planning commission on Wednesday voted unanimously to halt, at least from the commission’s purview, any approval of the Alice Claim proposed project in Old Town.  Lynn Ware Peek has more.