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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Originally aired March 12, 2013.

Summit County Health Director Rich Bullough said a number of his programs will take a hit from sequestration, and other spending cuts in Washington. But he said by making some adjustments, and by continuing to be frugal, they can still provide services.  Rick Brough has more.

Originally aired March 11, 2013.

The Summit County Sheriff's Department is reporting that officers used a Taser on an intoxicated suspect who resisted arrest and assaulted three deputies Thursday night.   Rick Brough has more.

Originally aired March 8, 2013.

The Summit County Council has made "economic development" one of their top priorities for the future.     But Council Member Claudia McMullin says it's her perception the county has set up some obstacles for development, such as its planning code.    Rick Brough has more.

Originally aired March 8, 2013.

The Summit County Council on Wednesday pondered how much they should do to study the idea of incorporating Snyderville.  The Council members ultimately decided to schedule a briefing from the County Attorney's office, and see if any public interest emerges.  Rick Brough has more.

Originally aired on February 4, 2013.

The Wasatch Trails Alliance has a new director – and it’s a name familiar to patrons of the outdoors in the Park City area. Their new head is Carol Potter, who once ran the Mountain Trails Foundation. Rick Brough has more.

The planned new water compact for the Snyderville Basin came another step closer to reality. Last week, the Class B shareholders for Summit Water voted approval of the agreement. Rick Brough has more.

J.J. Abrams is back with another Star Trek story - but does he have another hit? Rick Brough takes a look.

The Friday Film Review is sponsored by the Utah Film Center.

The Summit County Council said April 17th they will be seeking to recover over $100,000 in tax revenues, following the discovery of a snafu that mistakenly sent sales taxes from Snyderville Basin businesses to Park City. Rick Brough has more.

Hoping to be more efficient and cut down on wasted time, County Sheriff Dave Edmunds is planning a new policy of responding just to verified calls from private alarms.  Rick Brough has more.

Former Snyderville Planning Commissioner Bruce Taylor says that he wasn't surprised when he wasn't appointed to another term last week -- he was shocked.  Rick Brough has more.