KPCW Local News Hour

Summit County Manager Tom Fisher discusses the agenda for Wednesday's county council meeting. Wasatch Trails Foundation President Eric Porter talks about new trails projects in Wasatch County. Recycle Utah Director Carolyn Wawra has the latest on their new location and Park City Adult Services Librarian Kate Mapp has details about the free tax assistance and writing workshop available at the library. 

Emily Means has this week’s Legislative Report. Writer Debbie Leaman is offering a personal essay workshop titled Writing Through Grief. It will be held on Wednesday afternoons starting February 26th.  Lara Carlton has this week’s U.S. Ski and Snowboard Report and Snyderville Basin Recreation Director Brian Hanton has an update on some of the projects planned for 2020. 

On today’s program, Summit County Council Member Glenn Wright has a recap of yesterday’s meeting. Snyderville  Basin Planning Commission Chairwoman Malena Stevens has an update on Tuesday’s meeting. Ballet West Artistic Director Adam Sklute discusses the opening of the ballet Song of the Nightingale and confronting the issues of racial stereotyping in a 94-year-old ballet and  Park City Institute Director Teri Orr and Board Member Rachel Alday announce the upcoming Main Stage season, as well as news this is Orr’s final season with the Institute. 

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, Assistant Summit County Manager Janna Young and Sustainability Coordinator Lisa Yoder discuss the agenda for Wednesday's county council meeting. U.S. Paralympian Chris Waddell, who will be inducted into the Olympic and Paralympic Hall of Fame November 1st.

On today’s program, Park City School District Associate Superintendent of Wellness Ben Belnap talks about vaping in the schools, educational prevention programs and the coming installation of vape detectors in the secondary schools. Park City interim City Manager Matt Dias previews Tuesday's Park City Council meeting and Snyderville Basin Recreation Director Brian Hanton has an update on the proposed $2.4 million tax increase.

On Today's show host Carolyn Murray talks to Summit County Manager Tom Fisher discusses the Council of Governments quarterly meeting.

Mike Weinstein with the Voices For Utah Children discusses efforts to guide tax reform so it doesn’t hurt Utah’s poor.

Singer/Songwriter Joshua Radin talks about his music and the upcoming show at the Eccles Center Friday evening.

On today's show host Carolyn Murray talks with Summit County Deputy County Clerk Kellie Robinson about the upcoming election.

Summit County Regional Transportation Planning Manager, Caroline Rodriguez calls in with an update on the newly finished transit and transportation plan.

On today'a show host Emily Means talks with Park City Transportation Director Alfred Knotts and new Transit Manager Kim Fjelsted who give updates on transit and housing for transit drivers; Park City School District Business Administrator Todd Hauber recaps Tuesday’s school board meeting; National Ability Center CEO Kevin Stickleman talks about this year's Annual Luncheon honoring military service members; and Wendy Lavitt, a volunteer with Nuzzles and Co. has details on the upcoming Casino Night fundraiser at Skullcandy on October 25.

On today's show host Carolyn Murray talks with Outgoing Park City Economic Development Director, Anne Laurent talks about the projects she’s worked on during the  four years she’s been with the city and her new job in Los Alamos.

Park City Senior Planner, Hannah Tyler and Housing Manager Jason Glidden have an update on the special planning meeting scheduled for Wednesday.

Recycle Utah Executive Director Carolyn Wawra has information about new cardboard recycling practices.

On the Local News Hour: Park City Chamber Bureau CEO Bill Malone has details on his presentation to the Summit County Council on summer visitation and a look ahead at this winter; Professional Dog Trainer and Director of Rocky Mountain Therapy Dogs Amy Francis has details about her new nonprofit organization that provides canine therapeutic and education services for Summit and Wasatch counties; and Park City Education Foundation Associate Director, Communications and Development Jen Billow talks about the class and school winners for Beat the Call and STEM initiative.

On today’s program, the Director of Summit Land Conservancy Cheryl Fox has an update on open space issues. A Co-Founder of the Park City Songwriter Festival Scott Thomson has details about the inaugural event Sept. 13th and 14th. Park City School District Associate Superintendent of Wellness Ben Belnap talks about the plans for the redesigned Learning Academy and Summit County Community Development Director Pat Putt and Summit County Public Works Director Derick Radke have details about the possible alignments of extending Bittner Road through to Silver Creek.

On today’s program, Charlie Sturgis has this week’s Mountain Trails Report with Charlie Sturgis with a heads up about Saturday’s Point 2 Point race. Snyderville Planning Commission Chair Malena Stevens has an update from Tuesday's meeting when the commission held a public hearing on the proposed NMU (Neighborhood Mixed Use) zone. Park City Councilmember Nann Worel has a recap of last night's meeting  in which they discussed social equity, and e-bikes in Round Valley.

ON today’s program, the CEO of US Ski and Snowboard Tiger Shaw recaps the annual Congress and takes a look ahead at the coming season. The new CEO of Park City Ski and Snowboard Christie Hind talks about her new position and where she hopes to take the organization. Ryan Anderson  Community Program Coordinator with Utah Clean Energy has details about another bulk solar panel buy for Summit County. It launches July 29th and Snyderville Basin Recreation Director Brian Hanton has an update on some upcoming events and projects.

On today’s #LocalNewsHour, Park City Summit County Arts Council Managing Director Jocelyn Scudder and Project ABC Director Jake McIntyre have an update on next week’s Community Convening. Park City Council member Becca Gerber discusses affordable housing and shares what she learned from community members at the State of the City address.

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