Tour Of Utah Wraps Up 15th Year of Stage Race

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The Larry H. Miller Tour of Utah finished up on Sunday afternoon after seven days of cycling covering 500 miles and 38,000 feet of climbing. The final stage, starts and ends on Park City’s Main Street.

Fans were packed into balconies and lined both sides of Park City’s historic Main Street to watch the start and finish of the 2019 final stage of the Tour of Utah. Vendor booths, giving away swag, sometimes had lines as long as 50 people waiting to pick up a ball cap or feed bag.

Cada Domingo - Laila Villanueva

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Laila Villanueva 
Executive Director 
Artes de Mexico en Utah 

We introduced Laila Villanueva, the new Executive Director with AMU, the organization's mission and we will discuss the programs and services that this organization offers such as the podcast "Nuevas Voces" podcast, the art exhibitions, the Sor Juana Prize for prose and poems in Spanish, and much more!

Community members showed up to Thursday’s Park City Council meeting to speak on a topic of personal importance to them and many in the community who utilize Park City’s trail system: whether electric mountain bikes should be allowed on single-track trails. 

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The Park City Council heard from city staff as well as residents, representatives from local transportation companies and one representative from lodging about the opportunities and challenges of transportation in Old Town

Park City Councilmember Becca Gerber says the council has heard a lot from the community recently about the traffic situation in Old Town.

Summit County

Among the items for the Snyderville Planning Commission this week, the panel made decisions about two different parcels in the Canyons Resort area.

The Snyderville Commission approved a lot-line adjustment for a parcel in the Colony—the kind of routine item that often comes to the group.

In this case, though, the request involved protecting a lot from an avalanche hazard. The Chairwoman for the Planning Commission, Malena Stevens, explained.

Utah House of Representatives

Although Representative Tim Quinn has been busy with Utah Tax Reform. In his latest interview with KPCW Quinn shared some thoughts on MIDA and Medicaid Expansion.

The Utah State Legislature created the Military Installation Development Authority or MIDA in 2007. MIDA is now the land use authority overseeing the Extell Development in the Mayflower area in Wasatch County.

Wasatch County and Park City Republican representative Tim Quinn says the approval of MIDA was done before his time in the legislature, but he does have concerns about MIDA.

The new flick “Scary Stories to Tell in the Dark” shows off a variety of monsters—some are creepy, some are disgusting, and some may just have you exclaiming, as one character does, “You are @#+% me!”

It is Halloween of 1968, in Mill Valley, Pennsylvania, an industrial town that has known better days. And a group of high schoolers dare to venture into the old haunted Bellows mansion. There are three misfits, the sister of one of the teens, and the class bully.

Genetic Therapies Promise Cures To Inherited Disease

Aug 16, 2019
University of Utah / University of Utah

The University of Utah has been a leader in the field of genetics research for decades. Ethical issues are on the rise as the technology now allows genome editing of human embryos.

University of Utah Pediatric Professor and Associate Vice President of Research Jeffery Botkin says the years of genetics work is now moving into a new phase that is treating and curing some diseases through gene technology.

 Changes are underway in the Park City Mountain marketing department. There will be a consolidation of some of the marketing functions to the Vail corporate headquarters in Broomfield, Colorado.

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