Betsy Wallace

On today’s program, Sundance Institute Managing Director Betsy Wallace has details about the 2019 Economic Impact report. Park City residents Rob Lea and Caroline Gleich talk about their experience climbing and descending Mount Everest - the first feat of Rob’s World Triathlon and Park City Film Executive Director Katy Wang and Henry Lystad, Producer of the International Ocean Film Tour, Volume 6, have details about the film screening on Thursday.

Sundance Institute

The last vestige of long lines to get tickets to the Sundance Film Festival is ending. Starting with the 2019 festival, all tickets will be acquired digitally. KPCW’s Leslie Thatcher has more.

Long time Park City residents may remember the long lines that used to stretch down Main Street as locals would like up in the cold and snow to have the first chance to acquire local tickets.

On today’s program, Park City Sustainability Manager Luke Cartin discuss Park City's accelerated carbon neutral goal. Sundance Institute Managing Director Betsy Wallace explains the new procedure for securing Townie Tuesday and Best of Fest tickets for the 2019 Sundance Film Festival and Summit County Health Director Rich Bullough discusses how his department is dealing with the requirements of the new compromise bill legalizing medical marijuana.

This morning Heber Mayor, Kelleen Potter, gives KPCW an update on a trip she and Heber Light and Power Board members  took to visit a small nuclear power plant in Oregon.  She also has an update on the progress of the Heber Bypass proposal to route Highway 40 traffic off  Heber's Main Street.    Park City Manager Diane Foster talks about Mayor Andy Beerman's letter to the Utah Congressional Delegation in which he asks them put an end to inhumane policies carried out by ICE in dealing with children of immigrants coming to the US.  It also expressly asks the delegation to create a path to ci

Local News Hour - June 26, 2018

Jun 26, 2018

On today’s program, Leslie Thatcher speaks to Summit County manager Tom Fisher who discusses the agenda for Wednesday's county council  meeting. Park City Planning Director, Bruce Erickson, previews tomorrow's planning commission agenda and has an update on the Kimball Garage Special Event space and outdoor lighting. Sundance Institute Managing director Betsy Wallace and Assistant Director of Utah Community Programs, LaraLee Ownby have details about the Outdoor Summer Film Series that kicks off on Thursday.

Sundance Film Festival 2018 Brings Changes

Dec 25, 2017

Sundance 2018 is less than a month away and the organizers are happy with the improved ticketing system they’ve put in place this year. There’s also a new theater venue being added along with some programming changes.  Carolyn Murray has this:

Local News Hour December 21, 2017

Dec 21, 2017

On today’s program, Summit County Council member Glenn Wright has a recap from Wednesday's meeting. Betsy Wallace Managing Director of the Sundance Institute and Ralph Rivera (Director of Operations) have an update of what's new for Sundance 2018. Park City Fire Marshall Mike Owens and PIO Trisha Hazelrigg review Christmas safety tips, what's ahead for the district next year and the California wildfires. Park City Planning Commission Chair Adam Strachan has an update from Wednesday's meeting on Treasure Hill’s new smaller development plans.

Local News Hour - June 16, 2017

Jun 16, 2017

On today’s program, Charlie Sturgis has this week’s Mountain Trails Report. CFO and Managing Director of Sundance Institute Betsy Wallace and Assistant Director, Utah Community and Government Relations Kara Cody discuss this year's Festival Economic Impact Report, that totals more than $151 million. Park City Council member Andy Beerman, Utah Open Lands Director Wendy Fisher and Cheryl Fox, Director of Summit Land Conservancy discuss the closing of Bonanza Flat at last night's meeting.

Local News Hour - March 16, 2017

Mar 16, 2017

On today’s program, Summit County Council member Kim Carson reviews Wednesday’s County Council meeting.  The former Managing Director for Sundance Institute Sarah Pearce is joined by the woman stepping in her stead, Betsy Wallace to talk about the future for Pearce and Wallace’s contributions to future Sundance Film Festivals.