Renai Bodley Miller

General Manager

Renai Bodley Miller became General Manager of KPCW in June, 2017. Previously, she was a reporter at KPCW. Renai is a 25 year veteran of the television news business.  She was a news producer in Roanoke, VA, Richmond, VA, Miami, FL, and Washington, DC before moving to Utah in 1996 to be the Executive Producer at KSTU Fox 13.  In 1999, she was promoted to Vice President/News Director.  Under Renai’s tenure, Fox 13 expanded its news coverage from 2.5 hours to 10 hours of news a day.  She retired in July, 2015, to enjoy her new home in Park City; but she couldn’t stay out of a newsroom for long.  Less than a month later she signed on with KPCW as a reporter, and less than two years later she was promoted to General Manager when Larry Warren retired.

Renai is a member of the Society of Professional Journalists, Investigative Reporters and Editors, and the Radio Television Digital News Association.  She grew up in Virginia and graduated from the University of Virginia with a degree in English Language and Literature. She was an inaugural fellow of the Carole Kneeland Project for Responsible Journalism (1998) and has been invited back several times as a speaker and attendee.  Renai has a passion for politics and was a founding board member of the Utah Debate Commission.   She and her husband Mark consider Utah home, and enjoy playing the role of Park City tour guide for their out-of-state friends and family.

 

Utah Department of Health

The Utah Department of Health released new numbers Monday afternoon about COVID-19 in the state.

There are 5,317 confirmed COVID-19 cases, up 142, or just under 3%, from Sunday. Summit County has 377 cases, one more than Sunday. The number of hospitalizations in the county has remained at thirty-three since Friday. Wasatch County has 165 confirmed cases, up six from Sunday. Hospitalizations in Wasatch have remained at seven since last Monday.

Utah Department of Health

The Utah Department of Health released new numbers Sunday afternoon about COVID-19 in the state. One more person has died in Utah, bringing the number of fatalities attributed to COVID-19 in the state to 50. There are 5,175 confirmed COVID-19 cases, up 194, or approximately 3.7%, from Saturday.

Summit County has 376 cases, one more than Saturday. The number of hospitalizations in the county remains at thirty-three. Wasatch County has 159 confirmed cases, up three from Saturday. Hospitalizations in Wasatch remain at seven.

Midway Boosters

Midway Boosters announced Saturday they will cancel Swiss Days this year.

The club's announcement on its website said their decision was due to COVID-19 and came "under direction of the Wasatch Health Department."

Utah Department of Health

The Utah Department of Health released new numbers Saturday afternoon about COVID-19 in the state.

Three more people have died in Utah, bringing the number of fatalities attributed to COVID-19 in the state to 49.

There are 4,981 confirmed COVID-19 cases, up 153, or just over 3%, from Friday.  Summit County has 375 cases, two more than Friday. The number of hospitalizations in the county remains at thirty-three. Wasatch County has 156 confirmed cases, up one from Friday.  Hospitalizations in Wasatch remain at seven.

Summit County Council voted Thursday afternoon to lift the Stay At Home Order effective Friday, May 1.

The council unanimously voted for a new Joint Public Health Order to go into effect, which the lawmakers say will transition Summit County to the Stabilization Phase of the COVID-19 response.

The new order had to be approved by Utah Governor Gary Herbert before the council could vote on it, because it is different than the Executive Order signed by the governor Wednesday.  Council members said Summit County's order isn't "more strict" just "more detailed."

**Update April 29, 2020:

The flyover route has been released, and shows the F-35A formation will be over the Park City area around 2:45pm Thursday.

There will be thunder in the skies Thursday afternoon as fighter jets fly over Utah. Hill Air Force Base announced the flyover is a “salute” to everyone on the frontlines in the fight against COVID-19, and also to those staying at home to “flatten the curve” of the virus.

Utah Department of Health

 The Utah Department of Health released new numbers Sunday afternoon about COVID-19 in the state. No new deaths were reported since Saturday.

 

Utah Department of Health

The Utah Department of Health released new numbers Saturday afternoon about COVID-19 in the state. According to the new case count, both Summit and Wasatch counties have not had any new hospitalizations due to COVID-19 in one week.

Utah Department of Health

Utah Department of Health released new numbers Saturday afternoon about COVID-19 in the state.

There are 2931 confirmed COVID-19 cases statewide, up 126 from Friday. Summit County has 316 cases, up five from Friday. Thirty-one patients have been hospitalized. Wasatch County has 109 confirmed cases, up six from Friday. Six have been hospitalized.

By 10:15am Saturday morning, at least 50 people had lined up in front of Park City High School for COVID-19 testing at a mobile unit set up by Intermountain Healthcare.  

It was a wild day in the backcounty yesterday according to avalanche forcasters. Utah Avalanche Center forecaster Drew Hardesty said he counted 31 human-triggered avalanches in the backcounty Thursday. Four people were caught and carried in slides, but there was only one injury reported, a hurt knee.  On Friday morning, two human-triggered slides were reported before 8am.

Utah Governor Gary Herbert announced Tuesday that schools in the state will be closed for the remainder of the school year due to COVID-19.

The governor said he consulted with the Utah State Board of Education, and determined the state needed to extend the soft closure of Utah's public and charter schools. Herbert closed the schools effective March 16th to contain the spread of the coronavirus.

Utah COVID-19 Community Task Force

Utah Department of Health released new numbers Tuesday afternoon about COVID-19 in the state.

Summit County Democrats Thursday night decided one of two contested county council races.  The other race will go to a primary in June.

The convention was held remotely.  Ballots were emailed to 104 delegates Thursday.  100% of the delegates participated.

For Seat A, delegates nominated incumbent council member Roger Armstrong to another four years. He defeated newcomer Jill Fellow with more than 89% of the vote.  Since no Republicans filed to run, Armstrong will hold the seat for another four years.

Vail Resorts is furloughing nearly all of their year-round hourly employees.  Salaried employees are getting at least a five percent pay cut. 

Park City Mountain Director of Communications Margo Van Ness says 391 employees at the resort will be furloughed for at least the next one to two months starting this Saturday, the result of cost-saving measures.

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