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Originally aired July 19, 2013.

The Utah Division of Wildlife Resources has been tagging black bears in the High Uintas of Summit County and other areas of the state to keep track of their movements and population. Rick Brough has more.

Originally aired July 19, 2013.

In just the past couple of weeks, black bears have died in two separate mishaps in the high Uintas of Summit County. Last week, as we’ve reported, a bear that invaded a Scout Camp, attracted by food left out in the open, was shot by a Scout leader.

In another case, in late June, a bear died after reacting badly to a tranquilizer shot, during a DWR tagging operation. Rich Brough has more.

Fun Friday! - July 19, 2013

Jul 30, 2013

Originally aired July 18, 2013.

A Salt Lake jury has levied damages of nearly $13 million against development attorney Tom Ellison, and the law firm where he’s a partner, judging that they botched an application to Summit County to build on about 7,000 acres held by long-time landowner David Bernolfo. Rick Brough has more.

Originally aired July 17, 2013.

Living Well with hearing loss is the title of a presentation that will be made Tuesday evening at the Park City Medical Center. KPCW's Leslie Thatcher has more.

Roger And Broadband

Jul 30, 2013

Originally aired July 17, 2013.

Summit County could use better and more consistent connections to Broadband, according to County Council member Roger Armstrong. He said it’s an economic development issue. Rick Brough has more.

Bear Shot in Scout Camp

Jul 30, 2013

Originally aired July 17, 2013.

A young black bear was shot Wednesday night after wandering into a Boy Scout Camp in the High Uintas. The bear was attracted into the camp by food left out in the open, after Division of Wildlife Resources officers had warned the Scouts about maintaining a clean campsite. Rick Brough has more.

Originally aired July 17, 2013.

They’re headed for the 2014 Sochi Olympics. So this year’s annual benefit is especially important for U.S. women ski jumpers. The event is set this Thursday for the first-ever Olympic team of female jumpers - who are, in addition, all Park City-bred. Rick Brough has more.

    

Ure On Immigration

Jul 30, 2013

Originally aired July 17, 2013.

A lot of voices are joining in the immigration reform debate. One of those, former state legislator David Ure, thinks a solution is possible if both sides put aside their pride and their egos and do what’s best for the country. Rick Brough has more.

Originally aired July 16, 2013.

The Summit County Council holds its regular meeting this week in the Snyderville Basin. Among many items, they will hold another Snyderville General Plan hearing. Rick Brough has more.

    

Originally aired on July 15, 2013.

The U.S. Forest Service is revamping fees that charges motorists $6 to make a stop along the Mirror Lake Scenic Byway. But one Summit County resident thinks the changes don't go far enough. KPCW's Leslie Thatcher has more.

Originally aired July 15, 2013.

With the popularity of Park City’s trails reaching large proportions, the Park City Fire District has upgraded its ability to respond to and rescue locals and visitors on the some 350 miles of trails in and around the community. Lynn Ware Peek has more.

Originally aired July 15, 2013.

There wasn’t a drop of rain in hot, dry June – but July has brought nearly the opposite – monsoonal moisture and now – it leaves everyone wondering what’s in store for the rest of the summer. Lynn Ware Peek has more.

Originally aired on July 12, 2013.

The design for an expanded Kimball Art Center is being reworked to create a smaller building that may mean the classroom space is separated from the exhibit space. KPCW's Leslie Thatcher has this update.

Originally aired on July 12, 2013.

Railroad Earth along with Bruce Hornsby and the Noisemakers will be taking the stage for the Big Stars Bright Nights concert series at Deer Valley on July 15th. Lynn Ware Peek has more.

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