Local News Hour - March 5, 2021

Mar 5, 2021

Today on the Local News Hour:

(02:34) - Utah Avalanche Forecast Center Report

(05:11) - Summit County Community Development Director Pat Putt has an update on development projects throughout the county. 

(38:21) - Voterise has organized a half day virtual conference for Saturday. More on this from Voterise Executive Director Hope Zitting-Goeckeritz.

An initiative has begun to register thousands more Utah women to vote in time for the 2020 presidential election. The non-partisan groups Voterise and the Utah League of Women Voters and others have joined forces to launch the program.

The 2020 Challenge is a woman to woman voter registration initiative. Voterise and the Utah League of Women Voters plan to recruit 1000 ambassadors to be trained in voter registration techniques.

Co-founder of Voterise, Elsa Garry says they want to generate 20,000 new women voters in the state.

Millennials are the largest potential voting group out there, and a program called "Voterise" wants to encourage them to register. One of the founders of Voterise says that millennials are not just the future -- they're the present. Rick Brough has more.

On today's program, Park City residents Elsa and Dick Gary are the founders of the non-profit Voterise, whose mission is to encourage Utah millennials to register to vote. September is National Voter Registration Month - Sept 26 is National Voter Registration Day. They have details on Voterise's new, trigger-based fundraising platform. Superintendent Ember Conley to discuss Agenda items for PCSD board meeting on Tuesday.