A new sport called "pickleball" is spreading like wildfire across the county, but it may be perceived as a rival for space on traditional tennis courts in the Snyderville Basin.

A group of about 15 Pickleball devotees visited the Summit County Council during Public Comment Wednesday.

County Council member Roger Armstrong said Pickleball is becoming a popular sport.

Ciriac Alvarez Valle joins Jorge on Cada Domingo. Ciriac is an activist and a "Dreamer." She is very passionate about human rights, health and equality issues. She is a writer and poet who uses her voice and social media platforms online to share her story and experiences to empower other women and immigrants.

Tania Perez Zapata is a painter, an artist focusing on Mexican folkloric art and Mexican traditions. We will talk about her experiences as a Mexican artist in the US, her inspiration, and much more.

Tania Perez Zapata habla con Cada Domingo. Ella es pintora, artista con enfoque de arte folklórico Mexicano y tradiciones Mexicanas.Hablamos de sus experiencias como artista Mexicana en los Estados Unidos, sus inspiraciones, y mucho mas.

Public Lands Council

The Public Lands Council is an advocacy group that represents the interests of cattle and sheep ranchers who graze on public lands. The organization is celebrating their 50th anniversary this year and will do so in Park City.

Public Lands Council President Dave Eliason told KPCW what it is that the organization does.

Miner Nation Report - September 24, 2018

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 Here is this week's Miner Nation Report with Noah Nasser:

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The Park City Council will be taking the final action of putting a general obligation bond for $48 million on the November ballot Thursday. They wanted to give the final decision to the community on purchasing the Treasure Hill property and place an easement on the Snow Ranch Pasture. Melissa Allison has more:

Utah State

KPCW moderated the Project for Deeper Understanding on Thursday evening. It was a panel discussion on the voter ballot referendum to legalize medical cannabis in Utah. Pastor Charles Robinson from St. Luke’s Episcopal Church hosted the seven-member panel representing a cross section of views on the subject. It’s a Yes or No vote on the ballot for legalizing medical cannabis in Utah but there have been curious developments on the issue recently. Here is a highlight from the two-hour debate. Carolyn Murray has this:

   

The Snyderville Basin Special Recreation District board Friday morning sent a positive recommendation to the Summit County Council for a half million dollar grant toward the conservation easement purchase on the 158-acre Osguthorpe Ranch on Old Ranch Road. KPCW’s Leslie Thatcher has more.

Heber City

The Wasatch County Council recently approved the final density for the county’s largest development  ever.  New York based Extell Development Company is developing a high-end destination resort that will provide another base for the Deer Valley Ski Area at the Mayflower exit off US-40 overlooking the Jordanelle Reservoir. Carolyn Murray has this report.

Local News Hour - September 21, 2018

Sep 21, 2018

On the Local News Hour,  North Summit School Superintendent Jerre Holmes, who has just been named Utah School Superinendent of the year by the Superintendent's Association.  Public Lands Council President Dave Eliason talks about the Council's 50th annual meeting.  Steve Laurent and Minda Stockdale,  members of Friends of the Farm have details about the annual Scarecrow Festival at McPollin Farm.

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