( 6:29) Snyderville Planning Commissioner Crystal Simons has an update from Tuesday's meeting.
( 16:00) Early Childhood Expert Elliot Hapel discusses the crital issue of early childhood education and care in Summit County.He is joined by the Ex. Director of the Early Childhood Alliance Kristen Shulz.
Utah legislators were called to Special Session earlier this week to figure out how to spend more than $1.6 billion in federal funding. Lawmakers have also introduced bills and resolutions on some of the hot-button issues concerning Utahns.
Utah Gov. Spencer Cox has removed the statewide mask mandate in schools for the last week of classes.
School districts have seen mounting pressure from some parents who don’t agree with the statewide mask mandate in grades K-12. But districts weren’t given the choice to mandate masks ... up until now. With cases declining throughout the state, and in schools, Cox announced Thursday local school districts can decide to enforce face coverings.
Summit County Council Members on Wednesday decided they don’t want to extend a limited mask order, after the state’s mask mandate expires on April 10.
Despite that, a line-up of speakers in public input were still upset with county officials. They bashed mask mandates, and the promotion of vaccines and said Covid restrictions have taken a toll on citizens over the past year.
( 01:09) Mask mandate addressed in last nights Summit County Council meeting as Rick Brough reports.
( 04:56) Summit County Council Member Chris Robinson recaps Wednesday's meeting.
( 22:00) Amy Hunt Chief Academic Officer of the PCSD talks about the achievement gap and how the funds coming from the American Rescue Plan will help address kids who need extra support getting caught up since COVID.
Wasatch County doesn’t have a local ordinance for masks, but the county’s health department is following the governor’s new health orders, which includes that all residents must wear a mask until further notice.
Because of the new mandate and Wasatch High School moving to online learning, a group of protesters assembled in front of the Wasatch County Administration building on Monday.
There are new rules in Utah to slow the spread of COVID-19. Under the restrictions announced Tuesday, there can be no gatherings of more than 10 people in both Wasatch and Summit counties for the next two weeks. And Wasatch residents have to wear masks, just like Summit County residents.
Utah will now categorize counties as high, moderate or low risk for COVID-19, which replaces the old color-coded guide, with red being high-risk and green being low-risk.