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On this special edition of the KPCW Noon Report, KPCW News Director Leslie Thatcher speaks with Wasatch County Health Department PIO Chris Smoot about the first confirmed case in Wasatch County. Then, Leslie moderates a discussion between Park City Mayor Andy Beerman, Park City Chamber of Commerce and Visitors Bureau President and CEO Bill Malone, Summit County Economic Development Director Jeff Jones, and Ski Utah Communications Director Anelise Bergin about the recent closures and the economic impact of COVID-19 in Summit County.

On today’s program, Director of Park City Film Katy Wang has details on this weekend's screening at Jim Santy Auditorium. Park City Acting Manager Matt Dias and Mayor Andy Beerman reflect on 2019 and look ahead to the city's priorities for 2020, Midway City Councilmember Elect Steve Dougherty talks about his goals for his upcoming term and Chair of the Wasatch County Latino Coalition Yuri Jenson has a look at some of the results from a survey the Coalition conducted of the Latino community this past summer. 


The Utah Department of Transportation’s State Route 248 project drew hundreds of public comments from Park City community members, most of which didn’t support the expansion of the road to five lanes. But UDOT’s initial vision for the highway might not come to fruition.

Park City Mayor Andy Beerman announced during his comments to the city council at Tuesday’s meeting that he and Transportation Director Alfred Knotts met with UDOT that day to discuss the S.R. 248 project.

On today’s program, Summit County Weed Superintendent Dave Bingham and Ecologist Sara Jo Dickens discuss the county's weed abatement program. New Park City Arts and Culture Advisor Robb Woulfe and Mayor Andy Beerman talk about future planning for the Arts and Culture district. National Ability Center team member, who is visually impaired, Madison Baumann and her buddy rider Laura Dusold talk  about the upcoming 12th Annual Summit Challenge. They'll be riding the 50 miler together.

On today’s program, Charlie Sturgis from Mountain Trails Foundation talks about their proposal to build offices at the Quinn’s Trailhead. Bright Futures Coordinator Rebeca Gonzales talks about the program’s first class to graduate high school this month and then off to college. Two of those students join her, Jenny Celestino and Issac Cortes. Park City Mayor Andy Beerman has a recap of last night's meeting and Park City Reads Executive Director Elissa Aten and Phoebe Beacham, Founder of Decoding Dyslexia Utah talk about the dyslexia presentation on Monday.

On today’s program, Representative for District 54 Tim Quinn discusses the ballot results. Only 514 votes separate him from Democratic Challenger Meaghan Miller with a lot of provisional ballots still to be counted. With a decisive mandate by voters to issue a $48 million bond to purchase Treasure Hill, Mayor Andy Beerman tells us what’s next. Park City Manager Diane Foster and Utilities Director Clint McAffee have a preview of the agenda for Thursday's city council meeting when the council is scheduled to vote on more than $11-million of water and utility projects. Rep.


Park City Municipal awarded a $100,000-dollar contract to the Park City Community Foundation to serve as the social equity community convener. This year Park City established Social Equity as a critical priority, so the funds will be used primarily to identify goals and to build a strategic plan over the next year. Carolyn Murray has this:

Melissa Allison

About 30 people showed up for Saturday’s event with Park City Mayor Andy Beerman, Rep. Tim Quinn and Bill White at the McPolin Farm. Melissa Allison has more:

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The City Council voted to annex the upper Park Meadows neighborhood known as Mountain Top into the city water district. Homeowners approached the city last summer because their well had failed. There has been an interim emergency agreement in place with the development until now.  Carolyn Murray has this:

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Park City Municipal and Wasatch County plan to authorize a Memorandum of Understanding which will allow for the Park City Police and Emergency Services to respond to calls on the City owned Bonanza Flat property off SR 224 /Guardsman’s Pass Road. Wasatch County officials plan to sign it this week. Carolyn Murray has this:

Wasatch Sheriff’s Deputy, Jared Rigby says the Memorandum of Understanding between the County and City enforcement services will run through the end of this year.

State representatives on the Public Utilities, Energy, and Technology Interim Committee heard from local representatives and Rocky Mountain Power about efforts to provide municipalities with renewable energy options.

The meeting, held at the capitol building, addressed efforts to provide options for those communities interested in investing in renewable energy.

Local representatives and Rocky Mountain Power appealed to the committee to change regulations to allow the agreement to move forward. Park City Regional Environmental Sustainability Manager Luke Cartin explains.

On today's show Charlie Sturgis has today’s Mountain Trails report. Summit County Community Development Director Pat Putt has an update on development projects throughout the county. Park City Mayor Andy Beerman recaps last night's city council meeting. Utah Olympic Park Marketing Manager Kole Nordman has details on Saturday's Psicobloc climbing competition and the Founder of Giving Artfully Kids Sitinee Sheffert talks about her and her family’s temporary move to Park City for a 5-month experiment of where to live.


  On today's Local News Hour guest host Carolyn Murray updates the mountain trail conditions with a call in interview from Laura of the Mountain Trails Foundation.  Republican Congressman John Curtis talks about his time in Washington D.C. representing the 3rd District.  He is running against Chris Herrod who is challenging him in the June 26th Republican Primary Election. Park City Mayor Andy Beerman gives an update on Thursday's City Council Meeting covering the issues of social equity, homelessness in Park City, transit programs and the Historic Preservation Awards.

Local News Hour - May 18, 2018

May 18, 2018

On today’s program, Charlie Sturgis has this week’s Mountain Trails report. President of the Brighton Estates Property Owners Association Mark Fischer responds to last night's discussion on the Bonanza Flat conservation easement and master plan. Park City Mayor Andy Beerman has a recap of last night's lengthy meeting and Van Hemeyer – Vice President of Business Development for Extell Development Company has an update on the progress being made on the Wasatch County Mayflower expansion of Deer Valley Resort. 

Local News Hour - February 09, 2018

Feb 9, 2018

On today’s program, Mayor Andy Beerman, Community Foundation Director Katie Wright and Bright Futures Director Rebeca Gonzalez talk to us from Moab, where they are meeting with representatives from that town's Multicultural Center, as they look at the possibility for doing something similar here in Park City. Summit County Community Development Director Pat Putt previews this month's What's That with Pat? meetup.  U.S. Ski & Snowboard spokesman Tom Kelly checks in from Pyeongchang, South Korea, with an update on Olympics opening ceremony.