A black bear was hit Thursday night at 11pm on I 80 west bound near mile post 138 between Parleys Summit and Lambs Canyon. The accident involved multiple cars and one man was taken to the hospital with facial cuts and a possible dislocated shoulder. Carolyn Murray spoke with the Utah Highway Patrol Trooper responding to the accident.
The Save People, Save Wildlife group worked with the Utah Department of Transportation in the past couple of years to put up wildlife fencing to make the I-80 freeway near Jeremy Ranch a safer place for motorists and animals. Construction of a new climbing lane is causing concerns for the neighborhoods nearby. Carolyn Murray has these updates.
The Utah Department of Transportation, known as UDOT hosted a Noise Study Information Meeting on Tuesday evening. About a hundred people showed up bringing with them a variety of opinions. Carolyn Murray has more:
A fence brought two groups together Friday morning. Wildlife advocates and UDOT workers celebrated what they say is the first step towards solving a life-threatening problem. KPCW’s Renai Bodley has more.
It was a full house Wednesday night at the Richins Building as Park City area residents and wildlife officials met face-to-face to discuss Utah Division of Wildlife Resource policies. KPCW's Renai Bodley was there:
Moose are being moved from Jeremy Ranch and a mountain lion is shot and killed in Summit Park. Those will be two issues discussed Wednesday night, January 27th, at a public open house from six to eight o'clock at the Richins Building. KPCW's Renai Bodley has more: