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Local News Hour - July 19, 2021

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On today's Local News Hour:

( 03:07) Rick Brough's story about the Park City’s Miners Day celebration and the Rotary Club's plan to resume the town’s 125-year-old holiday tradition.

( 06:23) At the Jordanelle Reservoir, some have recently reported getting rashes known as “swimmer’s itch.” as Ben Lasseter reports.

( 08:31) As the 2020 Tokyo Olympics prepare to open later this week, Park City resident and 1964 Olympic Gold Medalist Dick Roth looks back at the Tokyo games of his youth.

( 20:12) Utah Govenor Spencer Cox's update on drought and vaccination rates as Ellie Fischer reports

( 21:46) Summit County Council chair Glen Wright's update on the 100% net renewable engery goals set by the Community Renwable Energy Act in 2019 as Rick Brough reports.

( 24:58) Ben Lasseter reports on drivers no longer being allowed to park on either side of the Guardsman Pass road.

( 26:43) Division President of real estate developer C.W Urban Darlene Carter which will be building 38 affordable condos in Silver Creek Village.

( 37:16) Snyderville Basin Recreation Director Dana Jones has a monthly update.

( 46:53) A member of the Park City Council is saying it will step back from a proposal for a soil repository in Park City along SR 248. An overwhelming amount of negative feedback at Thursday night’s public hearing is putting the brakes on the project.

Sean Higgins covers all things Park City and is the Saturday Weekend Edition host at KPCW. Sean spent the first five years of his journalism career covering World Cup skiing for Ski Racing Media here in Utah and served as Senior Editor until January 2020. As Senior Editor, he managed the day-to-day news section of skiracing.com, as well as produced and hosted Ski Racing’s weekly podcast. During his tenure with Ski Racing Media, he was also a field reporter for NBC Sports, covering events in Europe.