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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Insurance Fraud
4:07 pm
Mon June 23, 2014

Past Fraud Charges Currently Pending

The state of Utah has charges pending against 14 defendants who allegedly operated an insurance fraud ring in Summit County over three years, using staged or fictitious auto accidents. Rick Brough has more.

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Sundance Film Festival
4:01 pm
Mon June 23, 2014

California Executive Convicted For Assault During Sundance

After a one day trial in Summit County's Justice Court last week, the executive of a California tech firm was convicted on a Misdemeanor Assault Charge, for attacking a former reality show star in an incident during this year's Sundance Film Festival. Rick Brough has more.

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Snyderville Planning Commission
2:42 pm
Mon June 23, 2014

Snyderville's Agenda Includes Expansion Of Tanger Outlets

The Snyderville Planning Commission has a fairly short agenda  on Tuesday. Primarily, they're looking at a final Development Agreement approval for the expansion of the Tanger Outlet Mall. Rick Brough has more.

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Resort Battle
11:55 am
Mon June 23, 2014

PCMR Vs Talisker/Vail: Both Sides Say They Have Solution

The two sides in the Park City ski resort fight have been ordered into mediation by Thursday District Judge Ryan Harris and now have until August 15th to see if they can reach a resolution. 

In last week's oral argument the Park City Mountain Resort said it has tried over and over to find a resolution.  At the same time, the attorney for Talisker Land Holdings and Vail offered what he said is a solution to the problem.  Rick Brough has more. 

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Summit County Council
3:53 pm
Fri June 20, 2014

Robinson Talks About Bonds For Open Space

County Council member Chris Robinson is optimistic that voters will support another bond on this fall's ballot for open space and recreation. Rick Brough has more.

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Summit County Council
3:49 pm
Fri June 20, 2014

Robinson Talks About Unleashed Dogs In The County

As we've reported, the Summit County Council Wednesday discussed upgrading their regulations for dogs. But Council Member Chris Robinson also thinks they should look at more opportunities for dogs to go off leash. Rick Brough has more.

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Tesoro Pipeline
1:04 pm
Fri June 20, 2014

County Council Hears About Tesoro's Plea

Summit County staffers are working up a draft ordinance they hope can apply some oversight to the proposed Tesoro Oil Pipeline.
The Council plans to discuss that further next week - after they were visited by some residents in last Wednesday's Public Comment, who urged them to put Tesoro's feet to the fire. Rick Brough has more.

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Friday Film Review
12:58 pm
Fri June 20, 2014

Friday Film Review: 22 Jump Street

Rick Brough, here with the Friday Film Review, says a new cop-movie spoof is a routine addition to the summer movie parade.

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Local News
1:40 pm
Thu June 19, 2014

Forsling Earns The NACO Award

Summit County's Treasurer has received an award from the National Association of Counties - NACO. Rick Brough has more.

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Summit County Council
1:06 pm
Thu June 19, 2014

County Council And Snyderville District Plan To Work Together On Space Bonds

The Summit County Council and the Snyderville Recreation District are scheduling meetings this summer that could pace the way for a new bond proposal on this fall's ballot - asking $25,000,000 for open space and recreation projects. Rick Brough has more.

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