A new elementary school for grades 5 and 6 is in the early design stages with the Park City School District.  The location has not been settled upon yet and many people have questions about the overall plan. Carolyn Murray has been following the discussions and has this story

Fire Danger is Moderate

2 hours ago

The fire season is underway with a 10,000 acre fire burning in southern Utah near the Brian Head Resort.  Here in Park City, some of our trails in the higher elevations are wet or snow-packed still but the Fire Marshall is asking people to call 911 if they see anything that looks like a fire hazard. 

Local News Hour - June 22, 2017

11 hours ago

On today’s program, Summit County Council member Kim Carson recaps yesterday’s meeting. Park City Fire Chief Paul Hewitt and new Fire Marshall, Mike Owens, have details on a farewell for Assistant Chief Scott Adams next week and how fire season looks, and the possible restrictions on campfires, fireworks this summer. Park City Summit County Arts Council Director Hadley Dynak and artist Jan Massimino who has helped produce the Summit Arts Showcase.

School Budget Passes With No Public Comment

Jun 21, 2017

The School Board held Budget hearings on Tuesday evening and no one from the public made comment.  The budget was approved unanimously.  Carolyn Murray attended the meeting and has this:

School Bond Consultants Say Slow Down

Jun 21, 2017

Tuesday, the board of Education heard the results from the School Bond Survey.  Based on that information, the board may take a pause in pursuing a capital school bond this November.  Carolyn Murray was at that meeting and has this report:

The Mountain Life - June 21, 2017

Jun 21, 2017

Lynn Ware Peek and Dave Cushing speak with Dr. Jennifer Haley, a dermatologist who will talk about skin care and sun protection… especially timely on this, the longest and sunniest day of the year. They also interview Allison Page, founder of Trailtalk, a group of mental health professionals who help you navigate the issues and challenges of your life while avoiding roots, rocks and other obstacles on local hiking trails.

Local News Hour - June 21, 2017

Jun 21, 2017

On today’s program, Todd Hauber and Andrew Caplan discuss Tuesday's school board meeting. Park City Transit Manager Blake Fonnesbeck and Summit County Transportation Director Caroline Rodriguez discuss the launch of the 1stphase of the Electric Xpress from the Kimball to Old Town Transit Center Friday, using Utah's first battery electric mass transit fleet.

Summit County was recently ranked as the number two small community in the country when it comes to arts vibrancy.

The 2017 Arts Vibrancy Index or AVI reported by Southern Methodist University aims to gauge the demand, supply and public support for the arts in more than 900 communities across the U.S. — divided into three categories dictated by population.

Melissa Allison

The Park City Fire District responds to more than 5,000 service calls a year. The majority of them are for medical emergencies, but about two percent require a form of specialized training that isn’t found in most small communities. KPCW’s Melissa Allison has the story.

Felony Charges Dropped for 3 Park City Men

Jun 20, 2017

In May, three Park City men were arrested on felony fraud charges.   They’ve now been released from custody with all charges dropped. Carolyn Murray has more:

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