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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.

As reported, the major topic for the Synderville Planning Commission Tuesday night, in a General Plan Public Hearing, was the Jeremy Ranch neighborhood objecting to more commercial density in their area. However, the comments, from nearly 20 speakers, touched on other topics as well. Rick Brough has more.

Lot's of new commerce and buildings show up in town this week and next as Sundance moves into town.   In Old Town, to add to the hubbub, you'll see bathroom buildings. Lynn Ware Peek has more.

A Utah woman suspected of posing as a lawyer and representing clients is scheduled to appear in court Tuesday. KPCW's Leslie Thatcher has more.

Wednesday at noon at the PC MARC is a free lunch and learn that'll give the benefits of eating a whole food plant based diet.   Lynn Ware Peek has more. 

Seven deaths have been attributed to influenza already in Salt Lake County, the Park City Medical Center is reporting it has seen as many as 200 patients looking for relief. Leslie Thatcher has more.

Summit County's newly-appointed County Manager, Tom Fisher is due to come on board in a week.    Meanwhile, the County Council has a fairly light agenda for their regular session Wednesday.   Rick Brough has more.

Public opinion is heating up over the proposed zoning for the Bonanza Park Area, and residents are throwing their thoughts to City Council about how the area should be redeveloped to best benefit the community as a whole. Lynn Ware Peek, has more.

In foggy and low visibility conditions, a 61-year-old skier at Alta Resort went missing on Sunday afternoon.   His story ends well - but he charted quite a distance through three counties to try to get out. He was found Monday mid-morning in good condition, with just mild hypothermia.  Lynn Ware Peak has more.

On Tuesday the public can join in the city walk through to understand just how Bonanza Park might be developed if the proposed zoning is applied to the area. Lynn Ware Peek has more.

The Snyderville Planing Commission is holding their regular Tuesday meeting in a special location. They're expecting and hoping to get a lot of public input on Phase II of their revamped General Plan. Rick Brough has more.

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