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Hard news covering local government: Park City, Summit County and Wasatch County - city and county councils, planning boards, water entities and issues specific the Wasatch Back.

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.

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

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.

Fist fight on Soccer Field and 2 non-DUI Traffic Crashes

The County Sheriff's incident report for this weekend included an assault at a local soccer game, and two separate incident of drivers in the Coalville area veering off the road. Rick Brough has more.

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.

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.

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.

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.

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.

The Summit County Treasurer's office wasn't the focus of Monday night's 2014 Election Forum. But an allegation involving it briefly took center stage. Rick Brough has more.

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