On today's Local News Hour:

( 00:01) Charlie Sturgis with the weekly Mountain Trails Report.

( 02:15) Park City Planning Commison addresses building height exceptions and setbacks in Wednesday night's meeting as Sean Higgins reports.

( 06:29 ) Javier Alegre with Latino Behavioral Health Services presents at noon on April 27th on Increasing Equitable Access to Latinx Communites.

On today's Local News Hour:

( 00:02) Utah Avalanche Forecast Center report.

( 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.


Utah educators and school staff are likely to be given a bonus this year due to a legislative proposal.

United Way Salt Lake City

A Park City School District Administrator has recently received the Change Maker Award by the United Way of Salt Lake City.

On most school mornings, McPolin Elementary Principal Bob Edmiston can be found directing traffic, greeting students and, ensuring their safety as they file into school.

The Park City Education Foundation Executive Director Abby McNulty offered comments to accompany the video shared on the United Way virtual ceremony which recognized Edmiston as a Changemaker.

On today's Local News Hour:

( 05:59) Todd Hauber PCSD Business Administrator talks about enrollment counts and school board meeting update.

( 24:08) Park City School Board Write in Candidate Thomas Cooke.

(  36:41) Park City Historic Alliance Executive Director Alison Kuhlow with an update from yesterday's board meeting.

PCSD-Master Plan

The Park City School District Future of Education master plan outlines three major initiatives which could cost taxpayers up to $200 million.

KPCW has this update outlining where the candidates stand on the future of education plan.

The Park City School Board recently voted unanimously to create a building authority which would enable them to fund capital projects through other means besides a school bond.

Cada Domingo - Jobana Gurtz

Aug 9, 2020

As the Park City School District continues with its preparations for reopening schools, so too do Adult Education programs. Jobana Gurtz, Community Education Assistant and ESL Educator with the PCSD Learning Center joins us to talk about the changes to the steps towards registering for any of the Adult Education programs they offer.


Summer School in the Park City School District begins soon. For the first time, its being offered at no charge. The new online teaching paradigm will be used and had almost 600 students apply to participate for summer classes.

Park City School District Community Education Director Todd Klarich says virtual summer school will start June 15 and run through July 23. He says they’ll offer a unique academic opportunity for students K through eight this summer.


During the regular school board meeting last week, the bond architects hired by the Park City School District, provided a phasing strategy for expanding facilities in response to the year long master planning work. It was the first look at cost estimates for the various priorities defined by the master planning process.

MHTN Architects


Bond Architect’s MHTN will have cost estimates to the Park City Board of Education by May, or June, at the latest. Moving ninth grade back to the high school remains a top priority for the school district. A multitude of considerations will drive a final school board decision regarding the design, project phasing and how much they’re willing to spend.



In 2019, the Park City School District budgeted $1.5 million to hire an architect to flesh out the facilities costs for the new master planning directives.  After more than a year of stakeholder input into the district’s master planning process.


The Park City School Board received an enrollment update in Tuesday’s meeting that shows 15 fewer students in the district compared to last year.

Park City School District Business Administrator, Todd Hauber says the enrollment variance from last year to this year is so small it’s considered flat.


The Park City School District welcomes a new member to the Chief Operations Officer position on their executive administrative team. The job description includes responsibility for buildings and grounds, security, transportation and food services.

KPCW has the overview of specific security projects completed this summer and the security priorities for the coming school year.

GED Testing Is Now Available In Park City And Kamas

Jul 17, 2019

Park City and South Summit School Districts are now able to proctor General Education Development testing throughout the county. The mobile testing program has doubled the number of GED Diplomas completed. The change allows for quicker and more cost-effective GED testing for everyone trying to earn their high school diploma.

Apples Verses Oranges: Mac Verses Chrome Books

Jul 26, 2018

Personal laptops and pads are part of the standard one to one program in the Park City School District. The Technology Director is starting the process of looking at the types of machines that are most cost effective and best suited for student learning. Carolyn Murray has this: