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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.

Rain and lack of snow aside, this ski season has brought a healthy number of visitors to town. Lynn Ware Peek has more.

Park City resident Craig Wiliams has stepped up to be a challenger for Summit County Council seat D, now held by Democrat Christopher Robinson. Rick Brough has more.

As part of their work session Thursday, the Park City Council is looking at how to respond to citizen questions in a way that maintains transparency for the general public.

The Park City Council, in the next couple of weeks, is looking at the pressures of construction, and of visitor parking, in the Main Street area. Rick Brough has more.

Kamas businessman Sean Wharton is throwing his hat in the ring once again to run for Summit County Council. A resident of the county for more than 30 years, he's challenging David Ure, the only East Side resident now on the Council. Rick Brough has more.

North Summit Fire District

Crews from the North Summit Fire District responded to a structure fire in Tollgate Canyon Tuesday afternoon. Rick Brough has more.

Francis resident Kris Hendricksen is running again for the post of County Sheriff. He's one of two GOP candidates, so far, trying to succeed the retiring top cop Dave Edmunds. Rick Brough has more.

Tuesday's City open house will review a half dozen significant projects going on around town and regionally - one of those is the construction of a new path that will make the connection for pedestrians and cyclists through a busy and dangerous section of town. Lynn Ware Peek has more.

Summit County Council Seat E. will be contested this year. At least two candidates, both from the East Side, are vying for the position.
That's part of the news from Monday's new filings for the 2014 elections. Rick Brough has more.

The Park City Building Department is expecting another very busy building this year. KPCW's Leslie Thatcher has more.