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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.

Seasonal workers need a place to stay in Park City.  The Roommate Roundup kicks off next week.  KPCW's Renai Bodley has more: 

Heber City is one step closer to preventing a gas station from being built at the end of an airport runway.  City Council decided Thursday night to explore buying the property so Maverik won't get it.  KPCW's Renai Bodley has more:

The morning after a stunning defeat of the $56 million Park City School District bond, district officials are regrouping and figuring out what they do now.

Wasatch County School District

Unlike the Park  City School District, Wasatch County voters approved the school district's $62-million bond Tuesday. Leslie Thatcher has more.

Utah Stream Access Coaltion

If you like to fish, chances are you’re going to like a ruling by 4th District Judge Derek Pullan.  He ended five years of litigation Wednesday by ruling in favor of the Utah Stream Access Coalition in their fight against Victory Ranch and the State of Utah.  KPCW’s Renai Bodley has the story.


It's a popular item in the Wasatch Back:  Christmas tree permits.  The permits go on sale this Friday, November 6th, and Saturday, November 7th, at the Soldier Hollow Lodge in Midway, Utah.  

The information below is from the Heber-Kamas Ranger District website:

Heber Office (435) 654-0470, Kamas Office (435) 783-4338

On today's program, Summit County Council Member Chris Robinson reviews Wednesday's meeting including the meeting with the Utah Association of Counties. Adam Trupp, the Executive Director of UAC discusses his meeting with the Summit County Council and the recent controversies of their involvement with public land issues. Jason Brown with Envision Utah discusses the highlights from the final report for the future vision of Utah.

On today's program, Park City School District's Ember Conley and Phil Kaplan react to the defeat of the $56 million school bond. Park City Manager Dianer Foster and Jenny Dierson preview Thursday's City Council meeting. Jenny Mauer and Laura Elton have details on this year's Roomate Roundup program and Wasatch County Clerk Brent Titcomb talks about how the county's first ever mail-in balloting went.

Voters in Tuesday's Park City Council races elected Andy Beerman to another term on the Council - and gave him the highest vote total - while they chose Nann Worel and Becca Gerber as new faces to join him at City Hall. Rick Brough has more. 

With all precincts in Summit County reporting, the results - with winners in bold - are listed below. Races too close to call are indicated with an asterisk. 

 Park City Council (3 seats open) 

As part of Tuesday's balloting, voters in four east-side cities in Summit County made their choices. Rick Brough has more.

More election results across the Wasatch Back. Oakley City Council, 4-year term  (3 seats open)

  • Lorrie J Hoggan - 151
  • Tom Smart - 183
  • Mont J Flygare  - 135
  • Joe B Frazier - 175

 Oakley City Council, 2-year term