PEG Companies

The Park City Mountain Resort base area development is on the agenda once again with planners considering their request to approve the project under the 22-year old master plan development agreement.  The public and Park City planners toured the area Wednesday afternoon.

 

The development was granted approval in 1998. Twenty-two years down the road, present owner Vail Resorts is disentangling from the development by planning to sell the 10 acres of parking lot to PEG Companies, a real estate developer in Provo.  

 

KPCW Radio

Park City’s Main Street was adorned with four murals over the Fourth of July weekend, including one with the words “Black Lives Matter.” By Wednesday morning, the Black Lives Matter mural had been vandalized. 

 

Today on the Local News Hour:

(04:23 ) Summit County Council Member Glenn Wright has a re-cap of this week's Council meeting and related items.

(21:53 ) Education and Outreach Director for Summit Land Conservancy Caitlin Willard has details on Forest Bathing and Hops Hunting.

(36:29 )Youth Sports Alliance Development Director Jana Dalton has an update on the youth sports organization.

Heber City

Plans to limit full home, short-term rentals in Heber’s downtown area were scrapped by its city council on Tuesday.

 

Heber City Council has been discussing possible ordinances surrounding nightly rentals like Airbnb and VRBO in the city for about a year. The council last night agreed that owner occupied rentals should be allowed in all parts of the city, however.

 

Heber City Municipal

The Heber City Council rejected the planned North Village Resort’s request to annex into the city at a meeting on Tuesday evening.

 

The North Village Crossing Annexation is almost 140 acres located at the southeast and southwest corners of River Road and US 40. The developers signed a 25-year development agreement with Wasatch County in 2013, the plan will result in several hundred nightly rental units, and nearly half a million square feet of retail, including a gas station and a water park. 

 

Park City Municipal

Three years ago, Park City announced the purchase of a five-acre parcel at the corner of Kearns Boulevard and Bonanza Drive on which it plans to redevelop an arts and culture district. After Thursday’s Park City Council meeting, the project may finally be getting some traction.

 

KPCW Radio

The Black Lives Matter mural on Park City’s Main Street was vandalized Tuesday night, just days after it was completed.

 

The word “black” was painted over with grey paint. So was the image of a fist that makes up the letter “i” in the word “lives”. The result is that the phrase “Black Lives Matter” becomes “Lives Matter.”

 

Utah Open Lands

Guardsman Pass will be closed to traffic starting on Thursday for repaving in Big Cottonwood Canyon.

 

The construction is part of a larger UDOT project to repave nine miles of S.R. 190 in Big Cottonwood Canyon. 

 

The project began in early July and is scheduled to continue into the fall. 

 

Guardsman Pass from the S.R. 190 entrance in Big Cottonwood to the winter gate will be closed on Thursday, July 9, Monday, July 13, and Tuesday, July 14. 

 

Park City resident, mountaineer and adventure racer Dianette Wells joins The Mountain Life. Wells has climbed the Seven Summits and will appears in the Amazon Prime Video show Eco-Challenge which debuts in August. The show details the 2019 race Eco-Challenge that took place in Fiji.

The Mountain Life speaks with psychologist Carol Hughes and family therapist Bruce Fredenburg who discuss their book, Home Will Never Be The Same Again: A Guide for Adult Children of Gray Divorce. Every year in the U.S., over 600,000 people age 50 years and older file for divorce - and researchers project that by 2030 this number will grow by one third.

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