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Local News Hour - August 9, 2021

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On today's Local News Hour:

( 05:22) Sean Higgins report on a hit-and-run in Park City early Friday morning involving an infant in the car that led to a DUI arrest.

( 07:05) A pilot program will allow citizens additional access to the Coalville Branch during off-hours as Rick Brough reports.

( 09:53) Five time Grammy winner and Blues Legend Singer Robert Cray talks about his show tomorrow night at the Park City Eccles Center.

( 17:25) Executive Director of the Egyptian Theater Randy Barton has details on the reopening of the historic Main St. theater and a preview of the upcoming performances.

( 31:08) The first two days of the Kimball Arts Festival in Park City had an unwelcome visitor: the heavy smoke from the wildfires burning in Oregon and Northern California as Sean Higgins reports.

( 33:34) Michelle Deininger with an update of the Mayflower Mountain Resort saying it could have skiers on the slopes in less than three years.

( 36:43) Heber City wants to keep the sky clear day and night, and the city council passed measures to reduce smoke and light pollution as Ben Lasseter reports.

( 38:47)  Park City Education Foundation Ex. Director Abby McNulty has an update on programs offered by the foundation and the kickoff of Beat the Call.

( 48:17) Update on the 60 million dollar infrastructure upgrade to the Deer Creek Reservoir to begin next year.  

Tough but fair, Leslie is the woman most of Park City wakes up with every weekday morning. Leslie has been at KPCW since 1990 and her years at KPCW have given her depth and insight, guiding her as she asks local leaders and citizens the questions on everyone’s minds during the live interviews of the Local News Hour.