Abby McNulty

The Utah Legislature’s Tax Restructuring and Equalization Task Force met recently for its second study session. This time, lawmakers focused on education funding. 


 In their monthly update, the Park City Education Foundation has details about the Elementary Visual Arts partnership, known as EVA, to bring arts education to the youngest learners in the district.According to Executive Director of the Park City Education Foundation, Abby McNulty, the Utah legislature cut funding for elementary art programs a long time ago.

On today’s program, Central Wasatch Commission Executive Director Ralph Becker, Deputy Director Blake Perez and Communications Director Lindsey Nielsen have details on Tuesday’s public meeting and comment forum being held at Park City High School regarding the draft Central Wasatch National Conservation and Recreation Area Act. Members of Leadership Class 25 Emily Quinn Loughlin and Gregg Simonds and Junior Sanchez with Park City Municipal talk about this year's Road Tour to Crested Butte and Montrose.

On the Local News Hour: Summit County planner Ray Milliner previews this week's Snyderville Planning Commission meeting; KPCW General Manager Renai Bodley Miller and Fundraising Manager Wendy Gourley discuss KPCW’s Back Alley Bash and summer pledge drive; Peace House Prevention and Awareness Director Leisa Mukai and Prevention and Awareness Specialist Duane Domino talk about the Walk a Mile in Her Shoes event; and as kids go back to school, Park City Education Foundation Executive Director Abby McNulty gives the organization’s monthly update.

Summit county Transportation Planning Mnager, Caroline Rodriguez  talks about the Jeremy Ranch Round about construction beginning today (Monday, June 10th ).  She also gives an update on the expanded  Bike Share Program. Voelker Ritzinger, founder of the Park City Farmers Market, discusses the opening day for the season which is Wednesday at noon at the base of Pakr City Mountain Resort.

On today’s program, Park City Chief Building Official Dave Thacker previews a wildfire prevention panel on Wednesday evening. Acting Director of Connect Summit County Sheri Fisher has a rundown of the second half of Mental Health Awareness Month events and Park City Education Foundation Director Abby McNulty has last minute details about Saturday’s Running With Ed and a look at how some of the money raised supports the Elementary Visual Arts program. 

On today’s program, Writer Brigid Mander discusses her article, “Actually, the Mega Season Pass is Killing Skiing,” published recently in Outside Magazine.

On today’s program, KPCW Reporter Emily Means has a weekly update on this year's state legislative session. Olympia Holy Flanders has details about the first Park City Speaker Series Tuesday night, featuring herself and two other local women telling their stories of overcoming adversity. U.S. Ski and Snowboard Director of Communications Tom Webb with a team update and Park City Education Foundation Director Abby McNulty and Community Education Program Manager Kimberly Patterson talk about the afterschool program and the new one on one Intervention Program. 

Park City Education Foundation

In 1986, the Park City Education Foundation was formed as a way to funnel privately raised funds to Park City teachers for needs that were otherwise unfunded. Since then more than $10.5 million has been raised – about $75,000 of that from this year. 32 years later, the teacher grants are still being funded. KPCW’s Leslie Thatcher has more.

Local News Hour - January 14, 2019

Jan 14, 2019

On today’s program, Utah Education Association President Heidi Matthews outlines the organization's legislative agenda prior to the start of the 2019 legislative session. Park City Assistant Manager Matt Dias and Planning Director Bruce Erickson have a preview of the agenda for Tuesday's city council meeting. U.S. Ski and Snowboard spokesman Tom Webb has an update on the team and a look ahead at the World Freestyle and Freeski Championships.

Local News Hour November 12, 2018

Nov 12, 2018

On today’s program, Ollie Wilder and Mike Ruzek with the Park City Community Foundation have the updated tally from Friday’s Day of Giving. Park City Transit Quality Manager Kenzie Coulson and Transportation Planning Manager Alfred Knotts have details on this winter's transit routes. Park City Education Foundation Director Abby McNulty and Trailside Coding teacher Mike Burton with and update on their Beat the Call campaign and Coding Project and People's Health Clinic Director Beth Armstrong, Development Director Aimee Armer are teaming up with the Summit County Health Dept.

Judy Collins is performing at the Egyptian Theater Thurday through SAturday. She talks about her long career and the work she continues to do for activist issues. Her song writing and performances have not slowed with more than 100 shows a year. Utah National Guard Brigadier General Tom Fisher explains how the Governor called for a civic action which deployed 200 soldiers to assist in preparation for extreme rain and potential flooding events throughout the state.


The Park City Education Foundation has raised more than a million dollars for the 6th year in a row.  They’ve supported about a hundred programs in grades K through post high school and their goal is to continue to provide added value to all students.  Carolyn Murray has this: 

Local News Hour - May 11, 2108

Jun 11, 2018

On today’s program, Leslie Thatcher speaks to the Executive Director of Swaner Nature Preserve Nell Larson, who has a rundown of the summer programs. Park City Education Foundation monthly update with Executive Director Abby McNulty and District Assistant Director of Bands Brett Hughes talk about the successful  year of  programs including  music,  which are supported by PCEF and Cole Nordmann with the Utah Olympic Park has details about this summer’s events at the Park.

Park City Council members are questioning whether their jobs have become too time consuming for an average citizen to do. Melissa Allison has more: