Traffic, an affordable housing shortage, crowding on trails—residents along the Wasatch Back have been feeling the effects of growth in different ways. The upcoming Project for Deeper Understanding aims to address how policymakers and stakeholders can collaborate to prepare and mitigate the impacts of growth as a region. 

Summit County Councilmember Glenn Wright guesses the regional population of the Wasatch Back will soon catch up to the metropolitan area on the Wasatch Front.

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After years in the making, the Woodside Park Phase I affordable housing development is ready for occupancy. Interested community members attended a recent open house for the project.

Mallory and Troy Dehm currently rent two basement rooms in a four-bedroom house in Prospector. Mallory says it’s too expensive for what their income allows, and they don’t really want roommates anymore.

“We love living in Park City, so we're interested in finding affordable housing in town, beause we moved here to be in Park City and not be in Heber,” Mallory said.

“Brittney Runs A Marathon”, a breakout Indie film of 2019, won the Audience Award in the US Dramatic competition at Sundance Film Festival.

I gave “Brittney Runs A Marathon” 5 stars in my Sundancer Newsletter review because it is my absolute favorite type of Sundance film; I laughed, teared up, flat-out cried, laughed some more and left smiling.

Heber Light & Power

Heber Light & Power is conducting a survey amongst their customers to look at where future energy should come from for the utility.

Every five years or so Heber Light and Power conducts an integrated resource plan to take a look at the company’s current power portfolio and look ahead to the future. General Manager Jason Norlen says part of that plan includes a survey of customers.

Wasatch School Board heard from around 25 members of the public on Thursday evening providing public comment on the $150 million school bond that will appear on Wasatch County resident ballots this November.

With more than 50 people in attendance at the September 19th meeting the school board heard input from the public for over two hours regarding the $150 million bond which will build a new high school on the northwest side of Heber and replace the current Midway Elementary school.

PCHS Dance Team Will Travel To Elite Dance Festival

Sep 20, 2019

The Park City High School Dance Team is going to attend a national dance festival in Pittsburg in February. They hope to raise enough to bring all 14 members.


They need to raise $1500 per person. Their fund-raising efforts include a big reach out to the community by offering dance clinics to younger students. Dance Team member and Park City High School Senior, Clara Bradford says it’s a great chance to perform in front of crowds, not to mention how fun it is for the parents of the younger dancers.

263 Homes Will Have Power Shut Off In Thayne's Canyon

Sep 20, 2019
Rocky Mountain Power

Two hundred and sixty-three customers in the Thaynes Canyon neighborhood will have power shut off on Wednesday beginning at 5 PM. It will be off for 12 full hours with the plan to have it back on by 5 AM on Thursday.

There are three urgent repairs that Rocky Mountain Power is planning for Wednesday. The Rocky Mountain Power Public Information Officer Tiffany Erickson says the neighborhood had an extended power outage a couple of weeks ago which was due to several problems with the equipment.

The Morning Mix - September 20, 2019

Sep 20, 2019

Local singer/ songwriter Shannon Runyon joined Christie and Rudy in the studio as this week’s live musical guest performing a few of her newest songs. Diane Knispell, Director of Education for the Park City Museum gave listeners an insight into the upcoming interactive Glenwood Cemetery Tours scheduled for September 28th. And finally, we had a little trouble getting through, but eventually we spoke with Josh Teskey, lead singer of The Teskey Brothers, who are performing at Red Butte Garden early next week.

Park city Community Engagement Manager, Linda Jager and Senior Transportation Planner, Julia Collins talk about the fall projects open house and transportation projects. Park City Sunrise Rotary member, Andy Armstrong has details on the dedication of the new Geologic Park in the basin. Park city High School Dance Team coach, Ashley Mott has information about the team attending a National Dance Festival this winter.

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