Rick Brough

Summit County Reporter

Known for getting all the facts right, as well as his distinctive sign-off, Rick covers Summit County meetings and issues. KPCW snagged him from The Park Record in the '80s, and he's been on air and covering the entire county ever since. He produces the Week In Review podcast, as well a heads the Friday Film Review team.

Rick is also a pop-culture savant (who would bury you in Trivial Pursuit), which makes him the perfect host for KPCW's weekend interview show of filmmakers, actors and critics during the Sundance Film Festival. Revealing his darker side, you can catch him every Friday afternoon with Randy Barton on The Local View discussing which celebrities passed on that week.

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Oil Pipeline
7:00 pm
Wed July 23, 2014

Tesoro Sues County

The Tesoro Pipeline Company has filed a federal lawsuit against Summit County, seeking to nullify the ordinances the county passed in June, attempting to regulate pipeline construction.

The lawsuit filed this week claims the county's new laws intend to impede or prevent Tesoro's proposed pipeline, and it says the ordinances are preempted by federal regulations. Rick Brough has more.

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Park City Council
12:44 pm
Mon July 21, 2014

Henney Talks About Council's Decision On Vinyl Siding

The consensus of Park City Council Thursday night was, to say the least, not supportive on vinyl siding, says Council Member Tim Henney.
Henney told KPCW Friday that no housing material is problem-free, but vinyl is, on the spectrum, one of the worst choices. Rick Brough has more.

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Soldier Hollow
12:38 pm
Mon July 21, 2014

Soldier Hollow Hires New Director

The Soldier Hollow Legacy Foundation has a new director, Richard Hodges, who left his position on the Foundation's Board to take the new job. Rick Brough has more.

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Local News
11:54 am
Mon July 21, 2014

Park City Balloon Festival Set For September

After a hiatus of 20 years, the Park City balloon festival known as Autumn Aloft is returning with plans set for September 19th to the 21st. Rick Brough has more.

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Summit County Council
12:42 pm
Fri July 18, 2014

Carson Talks About Laws And Changes In The County's Future

As we reported, the Summit County Council this week has a wide-ranging discussion about their Animal Control ordinances and regulations. And talking later to Council member Kim Carson, we asked her what changes the county will make this summer - and what will wait till budget time, when the Council will consider spending more money and hiring additional staff for the county dogcatcher. Rick Brough has more.

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Park City Council
12:39 pm
Fri July 18, 2014

Council Agrees With An Affordable Housing Plan In Park City

The Park City Council, meeting last night approved an Affordable Housing Plan for the Park City Heights development near Quinn's Junction.
Council member Tim Henney said it's the first step in a process that they will review and ajust yearly.
Right now, he said the residential units are market-driven, within a so-called "bandwidth" of affordable pricing. Rick Brough has more.

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Local News
12:34 pm
Fri July 18, 2014

Council Denies Vinyl Siding In The City

The debate over vinyl siding, heard by the Park City Planning Commission in June, came before the Park City Council last night. In the end, the Council turned thumbs down on vinyl, and went counter to the recommendation of their Planning Commissioners. Rick Brough has more.

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Snyderville Basin Recreation District
11:56 am
Fri July 18, 2014

Recreation Board Votes For Bond

The Snyderville Basin Recreation District took the next important step toward proposing a $25,000,000 bond on this November's ballot. The Recreation Board voted to recommend the bond at their meeting Wednesday. Rick Brough has more.

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Tragic Accident
12:09 pm
Wed July 16, 2014

Kamas Mother Dies In Head-on Collision

A Kamas woman was killed Tuesday morning in a head-on collision of two vehicles on Highway 248. Her daughter and the driver of the other vehicle were critically injured. Rick Brough has more.

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Summit County Council
1:45 pm
Tue July 15, 2014

County Council's Agenda Includes Animal Control Discussion

The Summit County Council meets on several topics in their regular session Wednesday. One major item will be the county's Animal Control Regulations. Rick Brough has more.

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