Today on the Local News Hour:

(08:27) - Midway Mayor Celeste Johnson talks with Carolyn about the court ordered stay on a disputed case between the city of Midway and Rocky Mountain Power.

(20:20) - The Christian Center of Park City Executive Director Rob Harter discusses the services they offer for those individuals and families who are struggling to meet rent and utility payments during this time.

Cada Domingo - Talia Eisset

15 hours ago

Talia Eisset is a DJ, former model, and Reality TV star as a cast member for many reality TV shows on MTV like Super Shore and Acapulco Shore. Eddie Juarez invites Talia on the show to talk about her career, some of the challenges she's faced as a woman in the various fields she has been involved with, and to give us a sneek peek at her latest single Vaso de Colores

Cada Domingo - Edwin Espinel

16 hours ago

As the number of cases of COVID-19 in Utah has increased, Edwin Espinel, Health Systems Specialist with the Utah Department of Health joins us to try to help understand the reasons behind the increase, to encourage mask use and follow the health department guidelines, and reiterate the ways to help minimize the risk.

Hideout Utah

The Town Council of Hideout, meeting Thursday night, voted unanimously for two measures that would pursue annexation into Summit County, near Quinn’s Junction and Richardson Flat, although representatives for Summit County, Park City and Wasatch County asked them to postpone action.

Hideout’s Mayor told them there is still time in the process for stakeholders to get information and provide input.      

Summit County

Summit County has received a letter saying there’s yet another negative impact from the COVID-19 outbreak.   It has reportedly put a damper on financing for redevelopment on Superfund sites.

The letter is asking if the County Council, as owners of the Gilmor parcel, along a tailings watershed, want to seek COVID-related financial aid.  

Joining Lynn and John on Cool Science Radio is, Eric Miller, President, and CEO of Park City-based Avi-on Labs. Avi-on designs and builds a family of Bluetooth® enabled lighting products that are reliable, state of the art, easy to configure and manage with any smartphone or tablet.

Joining Lynn and John on Cool Science Radio this week is Dr. Dalia Kirschbaum, a Research Physical Scientist in the Hydrological Sciences Lab at NASA's Goddard Space Flight Center, in Greenbelt, MD. Dr. Kirschbaum has a number of responsibilities in the study of landslides including developing new techniques for rainfall-triggered landslide hazard assessment and forecasting.

After a Black Lives Matter mural on Main Street was vandalized, Park City officials held a discussion about race as part of their Friday Roundtable.

 

Park City’s Main Street was adorned with four murals commissioned by Park City Municipal and Summit County Arts Council over the Fourth of July weekend, including one with the words “Black Lives Matter.” By Wednesday morning, it had been vandalized. 

 

Friday morning the city held an online conversation with the artists to discuss the murals.  

Park City Municipal

 

 

 

On Thursday evening, Park City’s City Council voted to approve the proposed Huntsman Estate subdivision in Deer Valley. The 15-lot parcel is located off Royal Street near the Stein Eriksen Residences.

 

Even though city council did approve the Huntsman Estate subdivision on Thursday, there was some strong dissent from some councilors and members of the community over maximum house sizes in Deer Valley.

 

courtesy of Summit County

In his latest visit with KPCW, County Health Director Rich Bullough talked about the effectiveness of face masks; the prospects for schools reopening; and other topics.  

Bullough said he doesn’t have much to say about the backlash against the Mask Order, or critics who think he’s on an authority trip.

He said the actions they’ve taken are no different than what’s been done at many other locations around the globe.      

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