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The Local News Hour follows Morning Edition and is KPCW's flagship news program, also hosted by KPCW News Director Leslie Thatcher, every weekday from 8 to 9 AM. Get the information directly from the people who are making the news with live interviews.

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2014 Elections
3:12 pm
Thu October 23, 2014

2014 Election Forum: Podcasts of Panels

Monday night, KPCW and The Park Record hosted the 2014 Election Forum for candidates running for Utah House of Representatives, Summit County Council, Summit County Attorney and Summit County Sheriff.

The forum's panel included KPCW Reporter Rick Brough, Park Record Reporter Jay Hamburger, Park Record Editor Nan Chalat-Noaker and the event was moderated by KPCW News Director Leslie Thatcher.

UTAH HOUSE OF REPRESENTATIVE

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2014 Elections
2:30 pm
Thu October 23, 2014

Forsling Says She Brought More Services To Treasurer's Office

Corrie Forsling (D) at Monday night's KPCW-Park Record 2014 Election Forum

Summit County Treasurer Corrie Forsling says she has a good track record, loves her job, and wants to be elected to another term. She also responded to the accusations this week that her department has dispersed funds on some occasions without following proper policy. Rick Brough has more.

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2014 Elections
2:27 pm
Wed October 22, 2014

Ready... Set... Vote!

Early voting for the November 4 election started Tuesday. Leslie Thatcher has more.

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2014 Elections
8:54 am
Wed October 22, 2014

Stevens Offers A Choice In Election

Wayne Stevens (D) is challenging incumbent Kevin Van Tassell for his Senate District 26 seat, and Stevens says he's a fighter, not a follower. He also says he's looking out for the people, not big business.

His main issue is fighting a proposed phosphate plant on state land that, he says, will endanger Vernal's water supply. Rick Brough has more.

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2014 Elections
2:15 pm
Tue October 21, 2014

Jones Want To Continue Work As Clerk

Summit County Clerk Kent Jones (D) is hoping to be elected to another term to carry the Clerk's office into the future. He also responded to some of the criticisms of his Republican challengers.

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2014 Election Forum
1:18 pm
Tue October 21, 2014

District 54 Candidates Want To Add A Reasonable Voice To Legislature

Glenn Wright (D) left and Kraig Powell (R)

Utah's District 54 encompasses much of Wasatch County and Park City proper. Both candidates - Kraig Powell and Glenn Wright - running for the seat in the Utah House of Representatives gave their platforms at Monday's candidate forum. Lynn Ware Peek has more.

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2014 Election Forum
1:07 pm
Tue October 21, 2014

County Council Seat D Debate Over County Responsiveness

Craig Williams (R) left, and Chris Robinson (D)

At Monday's KPCW - Park Record 2014 Election Forum, the candidates running for Summit Council Seat D - incumbent Chris Robinson and challenger Craig Williams = discussed the proposed Tesoro oil pipeline, their position on responding to the needs of the East Side, and other items. Rick Brough has more.

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2014 Election Forum
12:58 pm
Tue October 21, 2014

Worthen And Brown Debate Funding, Education And Responsiveness

Ray Worthen, left, and Mel Brown.

The representative from District 53 in the Utah House represents parts of Jeremy Ranch, Kimball Junction, Silver Springs and Sun Peak, as well as Eastern Summit County, and rural counties, such as Morgan Rich and Duchesne. The two candidates running for that seat - Ray Worthen and Mel Brown - answered questions at Monday's KPCW - Park Record 2014 Election Forum. Lynn Ware Peek has more.

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2014 Election Forum
12:48 pm
Tue October 21, 2014

Council Seat E Candidates Square Off In Election Forum

David Ure (left) and Sean Wharton, who participated by phone

The candidates running for Summit County Council Seat E discussed some of the challenges presented by the Tesoro Oil pipeline, development problems and Utah legislature. Rick Brough has more.

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2014 Election Forum
12:35 pm
Tue October 21, 2014

Sheriff Candidates Differentiate Themselves At Forum

Justin Martinez, left, Kris Hendricksen, right.
Credit KPCW file photo

Candidates for Summit County Sheriff answered questions at the KPCW-Park Record 2014 Election Forum Monday evening. Justin Martinez said he would be the people's sheriff; Kris Hendriksen said he would make everyone feel safe inside their homes. Lynn Ware Peek has more.

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