Erin Ferguson

On today's Local News Hour:

(03:37) Park City Scholl District Superintendent Jill Gildea and Chief Operations officer Mike Tanner talk about the district's plans for reopening schools on August 20th.

(20:42) Executive Director of the HPCA Alison Kuhlow discusses how the car free Sunday's experience on Main Street is going.

(34:24) Erin Ferguson from Save People Save Wildlife has an update on their work to make the I-80 area near Kimball Junction safer for animals and motorists.

Lorelei Coombs and Erin Ferguson from Save People Save Wildlife talk about the SR 224 wildlife vehicle conflicts and the meeting they have scheduled with UDOT on Wednesday to look at budgeting for a wildlife crossing hear the McPolin Barn. Heber City Mayor Kelleen Potter has details about the Airport Master Plan meeting tomorrow night and Recycle Utah Director Carolyn Wawra  is joined by the owner and Chef of Savoury Kitchen Joe Salydga  – the winner of this year’s Green Business of the Year award.

On today’s program, South Summit School District Superintendent Shad Sorenson talks about the vaping issues in his district and the start of the Gay Straight Alliance Club. Park City Councilmember Tim Henney has a recap of Tuesday's council meeting and Save People Save Wildlife members Lorelei Coombs and Erin Ferguson talk about how they think reduced speeds on SR 224 will be safer for wildlife and people as well news about their recent payment to UDOT to install more wildlife fencing.

On today’s program, Summit County Community Development Director Pat Putt has an update on development projects and issues throughout the county.

On today’s program, Erin Ferguson with Save People Save Wildlife and John Montoya UDOT project manager, discuss the UDOT open house at Jeremy Ranch Elementary next week.  Utah Snow Supervisor with the Natural Resources Conservation Service In Salt Lake, Randy Julander discusses the most recent Climate and Water Report.  Park City School District Communications Specialist Molly Miller and CEO of Atlas RTX Bassam Salem discuss the 2-way community engagement platform the school district plans to use to provide information to the public regarding the school bond.

Utah Department of Transportation

A fence brought two groups together Friday morning.   Wildlife advocates and UDOT workers celebrated what they say is the first step towards solving a life-threatening problem.   KPCW’s Renai Bodley has more.