Local News

Monied Changes
10:57 am
Mon December 8, 2014

Vail Resorts Announces $50M Capital Plans For PCMR

Blaise Carrig - Vice President, Mountain Division, Vail Resorts
Credit Leslie Thatcher

Following last Friday's Board of Directors meeting, Vail Resorts announced Monday morning it will be spending more than $50 million at Park City Mountain Resort this upcoming year. Blaise Carrig, president of Vail Resorts Mountain Division, detailed the capital improvements in an interview with KPCW News Director Leslie Thatcher.

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Famous Last Words
1:35 pm
Fri December 5, 2014

Sheriff Talk with David Edmunds

With Dave Edmunds final interview as Sheriff, get caught up on current law enforcement views, national police actions and how they affect the local department, as well as what to expect in the future. Randy and Dave discuss more.

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Local News
11:58 am
Fri December 5, 2014

Celebrity Ski Fest to Benefit Waterkeeper Alliance

Robert F. Kennedy Jr. - the co-founder and president of Waterkeeper Alliance talks to KPCW News Director Leslie Thatcher about his life-long goal to stop polluters. His efforts began when he was 8 and asked for a meeting with his uncle, President John F. Kennedy. This weekend's Celebrity Ski Fest at Deer Valley Resort will help the non-profit organization continue to enforce the country's pollution laws.  Here's the interview in its entirety.

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Police Training
12:08 pm
Mon December 1, 2014

Let's Avoid Situations Similar To Ferguson, Says Sheriff-elect

Summit County Sheriff-elect Justin Martinez says he's putting the emphasis on training to hopefully avoid situations like the recent controversy and violence in Ferguson, Missouri. Rick Brough has more.

Building Homes For All
11:40 am
Mon December 1, 2014

Your New Fearless Leader At Habitat For Humanity

Shellie Barrus
Credit www.habitat-utah.org

Changes are coming for Habitat for Humanity of Summit and Wasatch Counties, which is taking on a new director as of January 1st. Rick Brough has more.

Park City Police
11:04 am
Mon December 1, 2014

Should Police Officers Wear Body Cameras?

The recent events in Ferguson, Missouri have drawn concern from law enforcement professional across the country, including Summit County. A controversial grand jury decision, and the protests and riots that followed, focused on the shooting of a black teenager by a white police officer.

In response to that, and similar incidents in Utah, there have been suggestions that officers wear body cameras. Pack City Police Chief Wade Carpenter said his department is already doing that. Rick Brough has more.

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Local News
11:51 am
Wed November 26, 2014

Doug Smith, Wasatch County: Full Interview

The Wasatch County Council approved a proposed rezone of the 'North Fields' -- against the majority opinion of public input. Wasatch County Planning Director Doug Smith talke to KPCW's Leslie Thatcher Friday, November 21, about how and why that happened.

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Convicted of Damaging
12:25 pm
Tue November 18, 2014

Banksy Vandal Sentenced

A  California man convicted of damaging two Banksy paintings on Main Street was sentenced Monday to five years of probation.   Thirty-six-year-old David William Noll will also be required to pay restitution and serve 100 hours of community service.  Rick Brough has more. 

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Sentenced to Life
3:41 pm
Mon November 17, 2014

Myers Convicted For Killing Pregnant Girlfriend

A defendant convicted of a homicide in Summit County 20 years ago is headed back to a Third District courtroom.  Calvin Lee Myers has filed a petition from prison asking that his rights to appeal his sentence be reinstated.  Rick Brough has more.

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Visit Salt Lake
4:41 pm
Fri November 14, 2014

Steamboat Settles Lawsuit On Ski City USA

  The Steamboat Resort Corporation and the non-profit promoter "Visit Salt Lake" announced Friday that they have settled the legal battle that arose last month, when Steamboat said that the Salt Lake promotion "Ski City USA" was an infringement on Steamboat's trademark, "Ski Town USA."  Rick Brough has more.

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