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The Summit County Attorney office has dropped its prosecution of a local resident, who was arrested for damaging an exit gate last winter, shortly after a new parking permit system started at Park City's China Bridge.

The county reports the defendants has met all the conditions of an informal agreement. His attorney says the vandalism was an accident.

This week's Project for Deeper Understanding at St. Luke's Episcopal Church looks at the debate over Proposition 2, calling for Medical Marijuana on this November's ballot.

The event tonight will feature 10 panelists. Two of them visited KPCW Wednesday for an exchange of views.

The panel on September 20th takes place at St. Luke's near the Blue Roof at Silver Springs. It runs from 7:00 to 9:00 pm and will be broadcast live on KPCW.

12 Businesses Evacuated Due to Gas Leak

Sep 19, 2018
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The Park City Fire District evacuated 12 businesses on Iron Horse Drive after a gas leak.  Firefighters told people to avoid the area until 5 p.m. Wednesday while responders got the situation under control. KPCW’s Melissa Allison has more:

A company doing utility work near 1260 Iron Horse Dr. Tuesday night bore a five-inch hole into the ground across the street from the Windy Ridge Cafe.  They unwittingly hit a gas line and when they returned Wednesday  they discovered they hit a main line.

Odyssey Dance Theatre

Odyssey Dance Theater’s Thriller is back for it’s 23rd year. The spooky, silly show opens the Egyptian Theater this weekend.

Artistic Director of Odyssey Dance Theater Derryl Yeager says the company looks forward to putting on the show each fall.

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A part-time Park City resident on his way to Olympic Park witnessed Summit County officers employ tactics by the Smith’s grocery store in the Newpark area. He thought officers were a bit too aggressive for hwat appeared to be a traffic stop. Lieutenant Andrew Wright said traffic stops are one of the most dangerous scenarios for officers and Melissa Allison tells us why:

Autumn Aloft

High winds kept the Autumn Aloft event grounded last weekend, but organizers report the hot air balloon event was still a success. 

The Autumn Aloft saw a bit of a hiccup in their event. Event Organizer Meisha Ross says that the winds on Saturday and Sunday prevented the balloons from taking flight.

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Park City Magazine is hosting a brunch event this Saturday, between that and preparing for the next edition new editor Jane Gendron says she’s been quite busy. 

Park City Magazine’s new editor Jane Gendron explains why she took the job.

“I have been freelancing for 20 years actually contributing to Park City Magazine while doing other jobs. Doing PR for Park City Institute and various other incarnations here in Park City. I’ve always loved the magazine it’s just a fabulous publication since its lodestar days.”

  The Park City housing market is still lively, but perhaps there are some changes occurring, as the season changes. That's the word from the President of the Park City Board of Realtors.

In his regular report to KPCW, Todd Anderson said that sellers are making some decisions as the summer blends into fall.

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Park City’s last community visioning project was done in 2009. Now almost 10 years later, the city is preparing a request for proposals for someone to oversee the 2020 visioning to help set the community’s priorities for the next decade and beyond. Melissa Allison has more:

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Changes are coming to Park City’s special events policies and the city council Thursday considered cutting off fee waives and limiting the number of events. Melissa Allison has more:

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