As we've reported, nearly three dozen same-sex couples were issued marriage license at the Coalville Courthouse this week. And the partners married by Park City Dana Williams weren't just from Summit County. Rick Brough has more.
Basin resident Patrice Martin says that the past few days have been a pivotal moment in Utah history. And Patrice was a part of it. She and her partner Jamie Grunstrom were the first same-sex couple officially married in Summit County Monday. Rick Brough has more.
After two appeals to stay the decision to allow same-sex marriage in Utah were denied in the federal appellate court, the case goes back to Judge Robert Shelby, who already said he won't offer a postponement of his original ruling because the arguments made Monday were the same ones he had already considered in his original ruling from Friday.
Park City Mayor Dana Williams has now performed at least 28 same sex marriages in Summit County since 8 AM this morning.
The year in Summit County ended with some of the biggest news ever, as County Council Member Claudia McMullin noted. Same-sex marriages in Utah were allowed, after a ruling from a U.S. District Court judge. Rick Brough has more.