Local News

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.

Utah Department of Transportation

The UDOT bridge repair project isn't the only hurdle commuters face between Park City and Heber City this summer.  A pavement repair just north of Heber is also slowing down traffic.  KPCW's Renai Bodley has more:

Last summer, it was announced that a local technology company, BoardDocs would finance a pilot coding program for the Park City School district’s first grade students. Now, nearly a year later, some 400 first graders have taken the first steps and the program will eventually be expanded from kindergarten through 5th grades. KPCW’s Leslie Thatcher has more.

KPCW

  334 teenagers received their diplomas from Park City High School Friday evening at Dozier Field.  KPCW's Renai Bodley has highlights of the ceremony:

Salutatorian Madeline Knauer's speech:   

Valedictorian Jackson Burton's speech: 

Principal Bob O'Connor's speech:  

Senior Class President Nicholas Coleman's speech:  

Student Body President's James Morris' speech & song: 

A Park City resident wants to assemble guns at his home in Park Meadows and sell them online, but city council denied his appeal for a business license.  KPCW's Renai Bodley has more:

Ski Utah

The Utah Ski and Snowboard industry set a new record this past winter.

http://www.cdc.gov/rodents/index.html

A Utah man has died from hantavirus pulmonary syndrome.  He is the sixth person to die from the disease in Utah since 2009.  KPCW's Renai Bodley has more:

City Hall wants to hit the pause button on Vail's attempt to trademark the name "Park City."  KPCW's Renai Bodley has more:

The company behind the development of the Park City Movie Studio, Quinn's Junction Properties, has filed for Chapter 11 bankruptcy.  Developer Greg Ericksen says they filed with the bankruptcy court in Salt Lake to work out a plan to pay debts and obligations to their creditors.  But he says normal operation of the movie studio will continue.  KPCW's Rick Brough has more:

Vail's attempt to trademark the name "Park City" is seeing more action at the U.S. Patent and Trademark Office.  This time Park City Sport, Inc., is the instigator.  KPCW's Renai Bodley has more:

Doe and fawn in alfalfa field by Dustin Stettler, Utah Division of Wildlife Resources on 3-31-07.

In response to an increase in wildlife calls and concerns in the Heber Valley, the Utah Division of Wildlife Resources is holding a public open house Wednesday, June 1.  KPCW's Renai Bodley has more:

Pages