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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.

The Snyderville Basin Planning Commission Tuesday night unanimously voted to recommend a Development Agreement for the massive Silver Creek Village project. During a public hearing, some citizens were concerned about the density and traffic impacts of the project. But Summit County officials noted that had been settled when Silver Creek got its Specially Planned ARea approval four years ago.  KPCW's Rick Brough has more.

Summit County Sheriff's Office

A former teacher's aid in the Park City School District, convicted for several home burglaries, has been sentenced to 90 days in jail, followed by three years probation.  Kayla Goodrich received her sentence in Third District Court Monday morning. KPCW's Rick Brough has more.

Wells Fargo Bank has filed suit to foreclose on nearly a dozen companies affiliated with Talisker and the Tuhaye golf development in Summit and Wasatch counties, alleging that the defendants have defaulted on a debt of nearly $164 million.  The lawsuit filed in Third District Court asks that a Receiver be placed in charge of the Tuhaye property (and other collateral pledged by the defendants) and that a sheriff's sale be conducted in both counties.  KPCW's Rick Brough has more.

As the Summit County Council met this week, much of their time was spent discussing transportation issues.  KPCW's Rick Brough has more.

The Read Across America Read-athon is coming up this Monday.  The organizers at the Park City Education Foundation are still seeking volunteers to read to elementary students.  KPCW's Rick Brough has more.

Although County Council member Roger Armstrong was a skeptic of the Mountain Accord process, he thinks the trip he made to view Switzerland's transit systems, sponsored by the Accord, was worth it.  KPCW's Rick Brough has more. 

Park City Municipal will continue its Old Town Improvement schedule with the construction of a plaza located along Swede Alley near the KPCW studios in front of City Hall.  The Park City Council at this week's meeting approved the go ahead for this summer's project.  Lynn Ware Peek has more.

The Wasatch County Council, acting as the Jordanelle Special Service Distirct, recently approved an agreement with a former member of the county council, Steve Capson to serve as a paid spokesman for  JSSD.  He spoke with KPCW News Director Leslie Thatcher on Thursday's Local News Hour.  Here's the interview in its entirety.

Pledge Drive Friday

Feb 13, 2015

WHAT'S YOUR 'ONLY IN PARK CITY' STORY?

This story came via email from a listener:

Driving home from work and dusk and seeing a moose lazily strolling down the rail trail.  Only in Park City... - Bobbi

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