Joe Spink

On today's Local News Hour:

(03:11) Park City kicked off a free Transit to Trails shuttle over the weekend.

( 05:48) Carolyn Murray's story about The Utah Department of Transportation and the Department of Public Safety issuing a warning about a cyber phishing scam.

( 08:27) Summit County Weeds Superintendent David Bingham has an update on noxious weed control.

( 20:20) Parkite and former Olympic gold medalist Dick Roth talks about his insight for the upcoming Tokyo 2021 Olympic games as Ben Lasseter reports.

( 22:23) People's Health Clinic Ex. Director Beth Armstrong and new Development Manager Laura Cappis have details on the return of the Walk and Wine Luncheon to benefit the clinic's Women Health services.

( 33:22) The vice-chairman of the High Valley Transit Board, Joe Spink, has announced his resignation as Rick Brough reports.

( 37:00) Ben Lasseter reports that cities in the Heber Valley are thankful that residents are helping to conserve water during the drought.

( 38:49) Recycle Utah director Carolyn Wawra with a monthly update.

On today's Local news Hour:

( 02:35) Mountain Trails Foundation weekly report with Ex. Director Lora Smith.

( 06:34) High Valley Transit District Board Member Joe Spink has an update on how the transit service is doing in its first month of service.

( 22:36) Park City Councilmember Max Doilney has a recap of last night's meeting, including the meeting about proposed Gordo Soils Repository.

( 39:30) Park City resident and Chairman of Better Boundaries Jeff Wright introduces their new Ex. Director Katie Wright who has an update on the redistricting process.

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High Valley Transit

The High Valley Transit Service District has been quietly rolling out service and is set to officially launch July 1. It celebrated with a virtual ceremony Thursday morning on June 24.


The Zoom event included some attendees appearing remotely and some via recorded message, but several representatives for High Valley still gathered in person at the Richins Services Building in Kimball Junction.


Summit County

The Snyderville Basin Transit District Board held its first meeting on Feb. 18. Board member Joe Spink says they’re working towards a deadline, in four and a half months, to transition to being an independent district.


The county’s transit district will be splitting off from Park City Transit to become its own entity by July 1.


The new board includes three Summit County Councilors—Roger Armstrong, Doug Clyde and Chris Robinson. The two at-large members are Spink and former Councilor Kim Carson.

Local News Hour - February 19, 2021

Feb 19, 2021

Today on the Local News Hour:

(02:01) - Utah Avalanche Forecast Center Report

(07:23) - Joe Spink shares information on the newly formed Snyderville Transit Board  

(23:30) - Executive Director of Connect Summit County Deanna Rhoades has details about the first Utah State of Mind Virtual Conference to discuss the most recent data and promising treatments.

(37:18) - Summit and Wasatch County Senator Ron Winterton with an update on the Legislative Session.