Park City School District officials, administrators and tax payers will see the results of the eight-month long master planning project during the Board of Education meeting next week. The Hispanic community had an opportunity to give input during the Solomon Foundation summer program sign up event last week.

During the second half of the show, Nell and Chris spoke with Summit Community Gardens about their upcoming season full of programs for youth and adults as well demonstration gardens and community garden plots available to the public.  

On April 9th, Chris and Nell spoke with Julia Case, University of Utah Sustainability Major and board member of the Sustainability Board at the University.  She shared the upcoming Earth Week events being offered at the U, including a lecture by Dr. Arlene Blumm on Environmental Health, drawing lessons from her vast mountaineering experience.  

Local News Hour - April 9, 2019

Apr 9, 2019

On today’s program, Summit County Manager Tom Fisher discusses the agenda for Wednesday's county council meeting. Kendal Lukrich from the Christian Center of Park City and Park City Police Captain Phil Kirk talk about Park City’s homeless population and the outreach and services available in Park City. East West Founder Regan Archibald is this month's free Lunch and Learn. He'll talk about stem cell therapy for pain and PC MARC Recreation Coordinator Cole Johnson has details on next week's annual Wellness Week.

KPCW Radio

Construction on the Star Hotel on Main Street began Monday. The old façade will be deconstructed, with exception to the brick chimney and stone siding, which will be included in the reconstruction of the building. 

The “significant” historic structure on 227 Main will be made to look the same as its 1920s historic form. Park City Deputy Chief Building Official Michelle Downard says the city will watch the project closely to be sure it complies with historical guidelines.

Heber City

With three council spots up for election this November, the majority of Heber City’s council is up for grabs.

In a public notice issued last week, Heber City announced that the one-week candidate filing period will be Monday June 3 through Friday June 7.

The council spots currently held by Jeff Bradshaw, Ron Crittenden, and Jeff Smith will all be up for election.

Cada Domingo talks with Salvador Oregon-Torres, the youth programs organizer with United Communities. We talk with Salvador about his life, including leaving Mexico at 11 months of age, his work with non-profit organizations, and his experiences as a queer person in the United States. https://www.facebook.com/somosdreamersuofu/

Today on Cada Domingo, we speak with members of the Nopalera Artist Collective, Ella Mendoza and Jorge Arellano. Ella lives in Salt Lake City and is both an artist and writer from Lima, Peru. Ella's work focuses on the personal experiences related to immigration, nostalgia and abuse. Jorge Arellano is an artist and immigrant musician born in Taxaco, Guerrero, Mexico. His work includes paintings, murals, and rock music. 


Summit County

After a discussion Wednesday, the Summit County Council directed their staff to come back with proposed code language that will clearly prohibit e-scooters.

Council Member Kim Carson talked to us Thursday about some of the factors that led to their consensus.

On the surface, it seems like e-scooters could help with what’s called “first-mile transit.” That is, residents in neighborhoods like Jeremy Ranch, Pinebrook or Silver Springs could use the scooters to get to bus stops.

But Carson said there are a number of complications.

Park City Municipal Corporation

Last week, KPCW spoke with Outside Magazine writer Marc Peruzzi about his article “The Giant Resort Companies You Hate Are Saving Skiing” in response to his article Brigid Mander wroter her own piece in Outside Magazine titled “Actually the Mega Season Pass is Killing Skiing”

Brigid Mander doesn’t fault Alterra Mountain Company or Vail Resorts for doing their job, but she does disagree with the multi-resort pass is good for skiing.