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Hard news covering local government: Park City, Summit County and Wasatch County - city and county councils, planning boards, water entities and issues specific the Wasatch Back.

Fun Friday! - July 5, 2013

Jul 30, 2013

Matches Found!

Jul 30, 2013

Originally aired July 4, 2013.

Following a recent bone marrow registration event in Park City, a Park City woman and the son of a Park City couple have found nearly perfect matches to help beat their cancer.  KPCW's Leslie Thatcher reports.

  Originally aired July 4, 2013.

Summit County manager Bob Jasper has produced a flow chart so that he – and the rest of us – can figure out who does what at Canyons Resorts.  KPCW”s Leslie Thatcher reports.

Park City Municipal Corporation

Originally aired July 3, 2013.

Open space is one of the community’s top priorities, and  now a 50-acre parcel on Risner Ridge will be further protected, creating an open space corridor between Quarry Mountain and Round Valley.  Lynn Ware Peek has more.

Originally aired July 3, 2013.

Park City’s Annual Consumer Confidence Report on Water has shown up in mailboxes of city residents and it tells the story of a complicated water system. Lynn Ware Peek has more.

Fun Friday! - June 28, 2013

Jul 30, 2013

Originally aired on June 27, 2013.

For three days, the newest recruits of the US Ski and Snowboard Team were brought together last week to bond with their teammates and learn a lot about life outside of being an athlete. KPCW’s Leslie Thatcher has more.

Originally aired on June 27, 2013.

Originally aired on June 24, 2013.

With the official close of the winter season, Utah posted its 6th best year ever in terms of skier days for the 2012-13 ski season.  And with the announcement of Vail Resorts taking over the operation of the Canyons, the year-end tally will likely only continue to grow. KPCW’s Leslie Thatcher reports.

Originally aired on June 24, 2013.

On Friday night, Rabbi Josh Aaronson performed his last Shabbat service for the Temple Har Shalom congregation.  As it has been for the last 11 years, it was an evening of music, prayer and celebration.  KPCW’s Leslie Thatcher reports.

Originally aired on June 21, 2013.

Oakley Mayor Blake Frazier has given a nod to a new community event coming to Oakley next week – it’s L’Oakley Grown Community Market.  Lynn Ware Peek has more.

  Originally aired June 21, 2013.

Park City Council candidate Bill McKenna is an Old Town resident and a Wall Street veteran.  He says he could perhaps be a breath of fresh air at City Hall. KPCW's Rick Brough has more.

Fun Friday! - June 21, 2013

Jul 30, 2013

Originally aired on June 19, 2013.

After four years, Park City Council member Alex Butwinski has a sense of accomplishment and he likes the people he works with at the Marsac Building.  Given that, he wants to be elected to a second term on the Council.  KPCW’s Rick Brough has more.

Originally aired June 18, 2013.

Incumbent City Council member, Cindy Matsumoto is vying for a second term because she wants to continue doing the job she has found rewarding.  Lynn Ware Peek has more.

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