Ethel Preston

Office Manager

Ethel Preston is KPCW's Chief Officer of First Impressions, and handles KPCW's public service announcements, lost & found, donor databases and volunteer coordination.

Ways to Connect

Basin Recreation’s Big Foot coed Soccer league for kids in 3rd through 9th grade will run from October 18 through December 7 at The Fieldhouse. Earlybird registration before October 4. Learn more and register at

Heber City announced on September 8, 2021,  that the Wasatch County Transfer Station NO LONGER accepts any chemical waste.
Please do not take such waste to the transfer station.  

Youth Basketball is returning to the PC MARC for afterschool programming! This session of The Jumpstop Academy runs from September 21 through October 19th every Tuesday for 3rd - 8th graders. Clinic times vary based on age - all levels welcome! More info and register online at or call (435)615-5401. 

SOS Outreach, an outdoor youth development program, is seeking volunteers for their ski/snowboard programs this winter. Volunteers should have a passion for working with youth and be stoked about getting out on the slopes. For more info contact


Tai Chi for Beginners returns to the PC MARC from September 15-October 6! Classes are held on Wednesdays from 10:45-11:30am for ages 16 & up. Tai Chi is a movement based meditative martial art which focuses on breathing techniques and movement patterns. Register online at or call (435)615-5401. 

Park City Transit routes 4 Orange will end service for the season on Sunday, September 12, 2021. Learn more and plan your trip at Masks are required on Park City Transit. 

Communities That Care is seeking a Program and Youth Coalition Coordinator who enjoys working with teens and are passionate about fostering their wellbeing?   Part Time. Flexible hours.  For a full job description, email: is a community resource that allows organizations and volunteers to find each other. Go to  website: Put in your zipcode and the site will alert you to on-going and special project volunteer opportunities in your area. For more information or assistance in using the site, contact Barbara Damon at or 209 499 4837.

Homeschooled or remote learners can engage in physical activity with their peers at Park City Recreation. Enjoy the weekly Friday Adventure from 10-11:30 for ages 6-12, Sept. 3-Oct 29.. Register online at or call (435)615-5401. 

Youth and Adult Karate at the PC MARC returns September 13th! 3x World Champion, Sensei Nikki Ikeda, instructs all levels for ages 4 & up. Classes available M/W or Tue/Th afternoons. Register online at or call (435)615-5401. 

If your are 18 or older, did not complete high school, and your class has graduated, you are eligible for the Park City School District Adult High School. Get your diploma or GED. Diploma classes are only offered in English. GED classes are offered in both English and Spanish. Students 16 and older, whose class has not graduated, may be eligible for the program.  Ongoing registration starting September 7 at the Learning Center. For complete enrollment information and instructions, 

Join Park City Municipal and Utah Open Lands in reducing your carbon footprint and trailhead congestion. Jump on the free Bonanza Flat "Transit to Trails" shuttle. Park at 1376 Munchkin Road in Park City and shuttle up the mountain.  Reservations are highly recommended.  View pick-up schedules and availability and make reservations at or by calling 801-808-1367.

In addition to its free on-demand on-demand ride and and booking hotline service within neighborhoods,  High Valley Transit has launched free bus and shuttle service, replacing some routes formerly operated by Park City Transit. Get the High Valley Micro Transit app, see the routes and tines at 

Park City Fire Ban

Jun 21, 2021

A fire ban is in effect for all of Park City. Fireworks, explosive devices, and open fires are all prohibited until further notice. Sign up for emergency alerts at and visit for emergency planning tips and other resources. If a fire does start near you, call 911 and immediately evacuate the area.

Governor Cox has issued his third executive order relating to current drought conditions in Utah. 100% of the state is in drought. 2020 was the driest year on record and one of the hottest. The snowpack topped out early at 81%. Streams are at 50% of normal and some reservoirs could run dry.  We can all do our part to conserve water. Northern Utahans should water only 2 days a week and focus on shrubs and trees. Wash only full loads of dirty dishes and clothes. For many more helpful conservation actions, go to