Glenn Wright

Summit County

It looks like Summit County Council member Glenn Wright will be the only county incumbent on the ballot this November who has an election contest.

Wright told KPCW that in the end, he’s not chagrined about that.

As we reported, Josh Mann, a Jeremy Ranch resident and creator of the blog, the Park Rag, announced last week he would run as a write-in candidate for Council Seat E, currently held by Wright.

On Wednesday, we asked Wright about his reaction to the news.

On today’s program, Clay Karz has this week’s Mountain Trails Report. Summit County Council member Glenn Wright and Park City Mayor Andy Beerman talk about their impressions so far from the Road Tour in Bozeman, Montana. Summit County Community Development Director Pat Putt has an update on development projects throughout the county. Artique Owner Katie Stellpflug and Artist Carole Duh have details on the annual Knit Pumpkin Patch tonight and Park City Singer Renee Mox Hall and Musical Director Joe Demers have details on Sunday’s Welcome BBQ and the recruitment for new singers.

State representatives on the Public Utilities, Energy, and Technology Interim Committee heard from local representatives and Rocky Mountain Power about efforts to provide municipalities with renewable energy options.

The meeting, held at the capitol building, addressed efforts to provide options for those communities interested in investing in renewable energy.

Local representatives and Rocky Mountain Power appealed to the committee to change regulations to allow the agreement to move forward. Park City Regional Environmental Sustainability Manager Luke Cartin explains.

On today’s program, Summit County Council member Glenn Wright has a recap of Wednesday's meeting. Park City School District Technology Director, Andrew Frink talks about the state and federal standardized testing changes coming, how it could impact funding statewide and what it means to Park City Students.

Summit County officials are always urging locals to take the bus. But one County Council member says that when he tried last week to hook onto a bus  from his home in Park Meadows, it was a futile effort. Roger Armstrong says the current system, with the county being partnered with Park City, needs a close look and a significant overhaul. Rick Brough has more.

Roger Armstrong lives on Meadows Drive and said the nearest   bus stop for him is at the intersection with Highway 224.

On today’s program, Leslie Thatcher speaks to Summit County Council member Glenn Wright who has a recap of Wednesday's meeting. Park City Planning Commission Chair Melissa Band has an update about last night's meeting and Park City Museum director Sandra Morrison has details on the upcoming Park City Home Tour on June 23rd.

Summit County

Summit County officials attended last week's Utah Association of Counties convention. County Council Member Glenn Wright says some interesting topics came up, including transportation and public lands. Rick Brough has details

On today's program, Leslie Thatcher speaks with Republican Primary Candidate Ron Winterton about his run for Senate District 26.  County Council Member Glenn Wright discusses the Council's visit to the conference of Utah Association of Counties held in St. George. Shauna Weist, Executive Director of Connect Summit County previews Mental Health Awareness Month beginning with the first event on May 1.

On Thursday night, April 19th, The Park City Area Project for Deeper Understanding hosts a conversation addressing forest management and fire prevention in Summit County. KPCW will broadcast the conversation, David Boyle has a preview of the forum:

Today's program includes an update from the Park City School District on the superintendent search. The school board announced an interim superintendent to cover academics during the transition to a new leader. Park City Manager Diane Foster and Development Director Ann Laurent preview Thursday's city council meeting.

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