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Vail Resorts announced today some shake up in its senior resort management, with the eventual departure of two well-known name sin the community. Lynn Ware Peek has more.

More than 3,000 people cast their ballots early this year, and returned their absentee ballots. Leslie Thatcher reports.

Wasatch County voters are being asked whether they support a $24 million bond to build a new aquatic center and out door fields to meet the ever-increase growth. One resident, however, says it just doesn't make good economic sense. Leslie Thatcher reports.

Wasatch County voters are being asked to decide whether to raise their taxes to pay for a new aquatic center and recreation fields. The county's recreation director says he's out of room in both the pool and on the turf. Leslie Thatcher has more.

Monika Guendner

Michael Howard is the Democratic candidate for Summit County Auditor; he's running against Republican Gary Shumway. Lynn Ware Peek has more.

The Summit County Republican party is taking advantage of an error made by Summit County Clerk Kent Jones to drum up support for their candidate, Nick Coleman. Meanwhile, the Summit County Attorney's Office remains confident that the issue is a non-starter. Leslie Thatcher has more.

Leslie Thatcher

Republican candidate Gary Shumway says he should be the new Summit County Auditor because he is independent, honest, competent and has people skills. Rick Brough has more.

Campaign Finance Reports are in for contributions and expenditures for the two candidates for Park City School Board District 5. Both candidates, Doug Payne and Julie Eihausen, kept expenditures under $1,500. Lynn Ware Peek has more.

In local Summit County races, the focus of attention has often been the contests for County Council.

But campaign finance reports this week show little activity for Council seats D and E in 2014. In fact, more money is being thrown into some of the races for County Department heads. Rick Brough has more.

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The only official write-in candidate running in a County race this year, Walter Brock, is vying for the newly combined office of Summit County Recorder/Surveyor. Rick Brough has more.

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