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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Ways to Connect

The Summit County Council approved the grant funding recommended for cultural purposes from the county's Recreation, Art, and Parks tax this Wednesday. However, after a review, the council voted to turn down funding for the U.S. Adaptive Paralympic Bobsled and Skeleton Association. One council member said the program, though very worthwhile, does not fit the parameters for funding set under the RAP tax. Rick Brough has more.

Summit County

The East Side Planning Commission has decided that their next meeting on the proposed South Point project in Brown's Canyon will be a work session, with intent to look into the details of the plan. However, after last week's public hearing, East Side commissioners were clear that the developers must show the benefits of the project. Rick Brough has more.

Margaret Olson

The new Summit County Attorney, Margaret Olson is busy transitioning out of her private practice, and plans ot spend the next couple of months getting oriented to her new position. Rick Brough has more.

The Summit County Council Wednesday appointed Margaret Olson as  Summit County Attorney. She will fill the unexpired term of the late Robert Hilder, who died in April. Rick Brough has more.

The first public hearing for the South Point Development drew a crowd of about 80 people, most of them critical of the proposal, before the East Side Planning Commission last Thursday. Opponents said the promised benefits aren't there, and that it will ruin the Brown's Canyon area. Rick Brough has more.

South Point, a large residential, commercial, and hotel project proposed for Brown's Canyon, was introduced Thursday at a public hearing before the East Side Planning Commission. In the public hearing, the project caught flak from almost everyone that commented. But before that, the developers presented details, and what they see as benefits from the proposal. Rick Brough has more.

Utah Open Lands

Summit County Council Chairman Chris Robinson says that two agreements approved Wednesday by the Council are advancing the county's goals, while contributing $4.25 million to the purchase of Bonanza Flat. He also explained why one agreement with Park City now leaves the Triangle Parcel, along the Highway 40 frontage road, as open space. Rick Brough has more.

The Nutraceutical Corporation, based in Park City, has entered into an agreement to be acquired by a California company. Rick Brough has more.

The new movie Alien Covenant wants to be a blockbuster, but it's more like a B-movie. Rick Brough has this week's Friday Film Review.

Summit County

The Summit County Democratic Party convened Thursday night and chose three nominees to succeed the late County Attorney Robert Hilder. 45 members of the party's Central Committee selected Patricia Cassell, currently the county's chief criminal prosecutor, Jan McCoch, the law partner and widow of Judge Hilder and Margaret Olsen, a Salt Lake City attorney. Rick Brough has more.