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The Local News Hour is KPCW's flagship news program, hosted by News Director Leslie Thatcher.

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Now that the Uber helicopter controversy is over, Summit County leaders are looking at how to prevent it from happening again. KPCW's Renai Bodley has more:

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The Local News Hour is KPCW's flagship news program, hosted by News Director Leslie Thatcher.

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The battle over helicopter shuttles to the Sundance Film Festival is over. Summit County announced Saturday afternoon that Uber and other helicopter services have agreed there will be no more flights, without obtaining the necessary land-use approvals. Rick Brough has more.

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In the evolving story over helicopters flying over the Snyderville Basin during Sundance, it appears, once again, Uber has jumped the gun… KPCW's Leslie Thatcher explains.

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The Local News Hour is KPCW's flagship news program, hosted by News Director Leslie Thatcher.

Guests:

Summit County Manager Tom Fisher in to update us on what the county is doing to stop the illegal helicopter pad in the Snyderville Basin.

Ellie Sontag and George Peters, Thaynes Canyons residents to talk about their concerns of new development projects that are too big and tearing down all of the old growth landscaping.

Egyptian YouTheater Director Jamie Wilcox in to talk about spring classes.

Sundance Music Cafe programmer Jarom Rowland 

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Dozens of concerned parents and others showed at the Park City School Board meeting on Tuesday evening to implore the school board to make a change to the school lunch program, and provide Park City’s school kids with real, whole food, prepared on site – something that parents say is not happening currently.  Lynn Ware Peek has more.

Starting Thursday, January 21, parking in Park City will change drastically thanks to the Sundance Film Festival.  KPCW's Renai Bodley has the details: 

Click here for the Park City Sundance Local's Guide.

Here's a map showing parking restrictions in the Old Town area during Sundance 2016.

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Park City School Board member Phil Kaplan  reviews Tuesday's school board meeting, including the discussion about the school lunch program. Park City Municipal's Special Events Director Jenny Diersen and Transportation Manager Alfred Knotts, and Sundance Film Festival's Transportation Manager Davis Schoenfeld  talk about transportation preparations for Sundance.

Wasatch County Fire District

Heber Valley residents may notice their air is a little clearer and the smell of smoke isn't as strong Tuesday.  KPCW's Renai Bodley tells us why:

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