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Local News Hour - September 9, 2021

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On today's Local News Hour:

( 2:14) Leslie Thatcher's report on the annual Shot Ski event canceled due to rising numbers of COVID-19 cases in the area.

( 4:22) Access to quality childcare is in a crisis, according to policy experts. Carolyn Murray has this update.

( 7:48) Summit County Council Member Doug Clyde recaps Wednesday's meeting.

( 19:04) The Kamas Planning Commission hosted a public hearing Tuesday night on whether to allow nightly rentals in town as Rick Brough reports.

( 21:24) Save People Save Wildlife Secretary Erin Ferguson and new PR person Gabby Saunders talk  about their efforts to prevent wildlife /vehicle collisions on I-80, their recent fundraising successes and what's next on their radar.

( 37:49) Youth Sports Alliance Executive Director Emily Fisher has an update on youth sport programming.

( 47:30) The Mountain West region saw more than 80 armed protests over the last year and a half. A new analysis warns these events are more likely to turn violent compared to unarmed demonstrations as Robyn Vincent reports.