Charlie Sturgis is retiring in June after 11 years of leading the local nonprofit Mountain Trails Foundation, and he thinks the transition to the leadership of longtime Mountain Trails staffer Lora Smith will be a smooth one.
"I mean if it had been someone, an outsider, they would have also probably had to move on from their other job, things like that,” Sturgis said. “So, one of the benefits certainly with Laura as a person who's been almost nine years staffer at Mountain Trails, the handoff is going to be a lot simpler."
PC Tots, a local, nonprofit childcare center, has announced that its campaign to fund tuition for two families has been kick-started by $10,000 in matching grants from several individuals in Park City.
The funds were contributed by a few Park City residents. PC Tots Business and Development Manager Katie Madsen said the campaign to raise $30,000 to enroll and provide scholarships to two new children from low-income families had been underway since April 1.
The Utah Department of Health announced five more COVID-19 deaths Friday, while Summit and Wasatch Counties continued their streak of single digit numbers of new cases.
Friday’s five deaths were identified as three women and two men all over the age of 65. The Health Department said two of the deaths occurred before April 1st. None of Friday's deaths were from either Summit or Wasatch Counties.
New COVID-19 cases were down week over week Thursday but not by much.
The Utah Department of Health announced 463 new COVID-19 cases Thursday, which is about 10 fewer cases than the state saw at the same time last week.
The state’s 7-day rolling average has continued to decline. The average is now 380 cases per day, down from last week’s average of 386. During his weekly COVID-19 briefing, Utah Gov. Spencer Cox said the state has been at a plateau for a few weeks.
(02:15) - Sean Higgins previews tonight's Park City Council meeting.
(06:15) - Summit County Council Member Doug Clyde with a recap of yesterday's meeting.
(25:07) - General Manager of the Snyderville Basin Water Reclamation District, Mike Luers, has information on a number of upcoming wastewater projects.
(33:33) - Trails & Open Space Program Manager for Park City, Heinrich Deters, has an update on the latest with the walkability bonding funds - the Trailhead to Transit plans and upcoming Young Riders bike swap.