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Vail Resorts announced on January 2nd that it has taken the next steps in connecting Park City Mountain Resort and Canyons Resort by submitting application to Summit County.  While still subject to approvals, that connection should be in place by the 2015-2016 ski season.  Lynn Ware Peek has more.

The 2014 Sundance Film Festival documentary audience award winner, Alive Inside, documented the program Music & Memory that brings music to those suffering from Alzheimer. Now a local Park City chapter of Music & Memory is forwarding  the group’s  effort.  Lynn Ware Peek  has more.

Valley Behavioral Health, formerly known as Valley Mental Health, has not only rebranded, but has expanded, offering a completely separate and new facility called Highland Springs Clinic.  Lynn Ware Peek has more. 

The annual deadline for business license renewals in Summit County is coming up in a couple of weeks, according to County Clerk Kent Jones.  Rick Brough has more.


Dave Edmunds is concluding 12 years as Summit County Sheriff, and he says he's proud that he and his team raised the department to a new level of professionalism.  Rick Brough has more.

The controversy over police shootings of civilians is raging across the U.S. It's certainly caught the attention of Dave Edmunds, who is retiring as County Sheriff after 12 years. Rick Brough has more.

Since 2013, the Park City Fire District has taken steps to make its 10 buildings more energy efficient.  Now, with a grant awarded to the fire district by Rocky Mountain Power's Blue Sky program, it can further those goals.  Lynn Ware Peek has more.

The winter edition of Park City Magazine is in hotel rooms and on magazine stands, featuring topics on yurts, ski bums and trains.  KPCW's Leslie Thatcher has more.

While merriment during the holidays is standard fare, watching what you drink is not only limited to alcoholic beverages.   Lynn Ware Peek has more.

Following a two-month investigation, a Snyderville Basin resident was arrested in Kamas and charged as a sexual predator.  The suspect attempted to entice what he thought was a 13-year-old girl over the internet.  Rick Brough has more.