Summit Community Gardens

On today's Local News Hour:

(2:00) - Utah Avalanche Forecast Center report.

(08:15) - Utah Olympic Legacy Foundation CEO Colin Hilton has an update on how the winter season went and an outlook for the summer events and programs.  

(26:17) - Park City Manager Matt Dias has a preview of this week's two city council meetings.

(41:01)- Executive Director of Summit Community Gardens Sloane Johnson has an update on the opening of the Gardens and upcoming events.

Summit Community Gardens

COVID-19 has been tough on many local nonprofits and businesses, but a few have managed their way through the pandemic. The Summit Community Gardens has seen an increase in visits this year and is planning on bringing even more programs to the community.


Sloane Johnson is the Executive Director of summit Community Gardens and says despite the challenges faced by organizations around the country this year, they’ve actually managed to stay busy.


On today's Local News Hour:

( 07:28) Rachel Kahler Heber City Council Member calling in to give a recap of last night's meeting.

( 22:08) Teri Orr previews TedXPark City and the history of local TED Talk events.

( 35:36) Sloan Johnson Summit Community Gardens.

On today's Local News Hour

(05:56) - Park City Area Restaurant Association Cocktail Contest Winner Robbie Remmes with High West introduces the Devils Addition (20:00) - Park City Transit Manager Kim Fjeldsted and Scott Buringham, Transit Service Analyst, talk about changes for winter service and the public's opportunity to weigh in. (38:54) - Executive Director of Summit Coummunity Gardens Sloan Johnson has an update on some upcoming events.  

Today on the Local News Hour

(08:21) - President of the Park's Edge Homeowners Association Jeff Sterling has a recap of last night's neighborhood meeting to discuss Hideout's proposed annexation plans.

(16:39) - Park City Council member Steve Joyce has a recap of Tuesday's special meeting.

(40:17) - Executive Director of Summit Community Gardens Sloane Johnson has an update on some upcoming events at the gardens.

Today on the Local News Hour: 

(08:35) - Steve Brosvik, the new CEO of Utah Symphony | Utah Opera. Brosvik starts August 17th, 2020.

(20:05) - Cheryl Soshnik with Park City Senior Citizens respond to the project for a Senior Center proposed by the city on Monday. Read KPCW's coverage on the proposed Senior Center here.

(34:45) -  Summit Community Gardens Executive Director Sloane Johnson has an update on the gardens.


Today on The Local News Hour;

(07:30) - Leslie is joined by Park City Day School Head of School Ian Crossland, who has an update on how the private school has fared during the COVID-19 crisis and its plans for next school year.

(22:50) - Executive Director of Action Utah Andrea Himoff  has details about an upcoming Facebook Live event about how to participate in this year’s mail in ballot ONLY primary election.

(36:26) - Executive Director of Summit Community Gardens Sloane Johnson has details on some upcoming events at the Garden in June.

Summit Community Gardens

Warm weather is bringing a new season of activities at the Summit County Community Gardens.     The organizers will also be adapting their programs to the Covid season.

The Community Gardens, off Highway 224 and Old Ranch Road by Matt Knoop Park, will have its opening week on May 18th to the 22nd.  With the slogan, “Gather, Learn, Grow” programmers aim to teach locals how to begin and maintain a garden at this altitude.

Today on the Local News Hour

Summit County Deputy Health Director Phil Bondurant has an update on COVID public health transition to an orange status. He talks about the  Summit county orders and gives an update on pilot anti-body testing. (04:35)

Renee Huang is founder and owner of Wild Women Tribe. She has an update on the virtual retreat, Spark Clarity which is scheduled for the last weekend in May. (20:00)

Executive Director of Summit Community Gardens Sloane Johnson talks about the spring opening and the upcoming activities at the gardens. (32:48)

Summit Community Gardens

The Summit Community Gardens Second Sunday event is coming up this weekend. 

This Sunday is the final Second Sunday event where the Summit Community Gardens have activities planned all day long, beginning with 8 a.m. yoga in the gardens. Following that, at 9 a.m. Summit Community Gardens Executive Director Colie Belieu says Park City Municipal Sustainability Manager Luke Cartin will be the featured speaker at the Hugo Coffee-sponsored Coffee Talks in the Garden.

During the second half of the show, Nell and Chris spoke with Summit Community Gardens about their upcoming season full of programs for youth and adults as well demonstration gardens and community garden plots available to the public.  

The Summit Community Gardens have opened for the season. David Boyle has more:

On today's show, host Renai Bodley talks to Utah Representative Rob Bishop about this week's congressional hearing on his Public Lands Initiative.  Park City Planning Commission Chairman Adam Strachan talks about the public tour of the Treasure Hill development site.  Park City Councilwoman Cindy Matsumoto gives an update on last night's meeting where council discussed the Library Field and the Special Events Advisory Committee.  Grammy winner Sting talks about why he picked Utah audiences to be the first to see his Broadway show after it left the Great White Way.

On today's program, host Leslie Thatcher speaks to Summit County Council member David Ure - the only one to vote against a ban on wood burning fireplaces in the Snyderville Basin. Kathy Donnell a Park Naturalist with Utah State Parks has her monthly update. Park City Library Director Adriane Herrick Juarez talks about the overwhelming response to the remodeled library and Ken Kullack, Executive Director of Summit Community Gardens has an update on the rebuilding of the new gardens.