David Ure

During today's Local News Hour, Leslie Thatcher speaks with Summit County council member David Ure about the Wilderness proposal the council approved and that he helped formulate.  Not everyone supports the gondola connection between Canyons and Park City Mountain Resort and Leslie talks with three residents who submitted their concerns to the Park City planning commission. Finally, Evelyn Everton with the Utah Child Protection Registry warns parents about the risks of sharing too much information about their children online.

The horrible traffic jam that Park City suffered on Monday, December 29th is already becoming the stuff of legend.    It's being called "Car-mageddon" by some, like members of the Summit County Council.  On Wednesday,  the Council talked about how to avoid a repeat and how to deal, in general, with congestion and dependence on cars.    Rick Brough has more.

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.

The Summit County Council and Park City Council, covening Thursday after a series of meetings this week, heard from their consultant about the growth explosion project to come by the middle of the century - a prospect he calls "Provo in the mountains". 
In the midst of that, consultant Charles Buki outlined some problems he sees in the Mountain Accord planning process, after his discussions with city and council officials. Rick Brough has more.

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David Ure is asking to be elected a third time to the Summit County Council, in Seat E. As the only member of the Council from the east Side, he thinks he's done a decent job of representing that region of the country. Rick Brough has more.

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Summit Council Member David Ure says he was happy to see a big turn out at last week's Transportation Forum - with people speaking out, he says,  who knew what they wanted.   More with Rick Brough.

County City Member David Ure say's he is not against Wilderness, but he wants users of the National Forest to be able to control their destiny.    Rick Brough has more.

A member of the Summit County Council says he wants to have a frank and open discussion with his colleagues about whether they should continue with the Mountain Accord process.

In some brief comments Wednesday, Council member David Ure didn't give many specifics about his concerns, but did refer to the recent audit of the Utah Transit Authority. Rick Brough has more.

The Tesoro Pipeline Company may come to agree with Summit County that the best place for the proposed pipeline to transport waxy crude from the Uintah Basin to refineries in Salt Lake is away from the Weber River Corridor. Lynn Ware Peek has more.

The Summit County Council has a variety of items on their Wednesday agenda - including reports from the Snyderville Recreation District and Park City Fire. Rick Brough has more.

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