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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.

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.

Originally aired on July 12, 2013.

Only a few people showed up for the Summit County Council's first hearing on the General Plan update. But Council Member Kim Carson said their comments were detailed and thoughtful. Rick Brough has more.

Originally aired on July 12, 2013.

Even with a hot, dry June, the water sources for the 3-thousand households of Mountain Regional Water District are looking good for the rest of the summer. KPCW’s Leslie Thatcher has more.

Fun Friday! - July 12, 2013

Jul 30, 2013

Originally aired on July 11, 2013.

The Park City school board says it will stand by its selection as the new superintendent, Dr. Ember Conley, as news comes from Arizona that Conley’s husband was arrested.   Lynn Ware Peek has more.

Originally aired July 8, 2013.

The parents of a four-year-old toddler who died a year ago, when a headstone accidentally fell on him at the Glenwood Cemetery, have sued the Glenwood Cemetery Association. Rick Brough has more.

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.

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