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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.

Kurt Weiland For US Congress

After last month’s State Democratic Convention two democrats moved on to the June Primary.  The winner goes on to face Rob Bishop in the General Election. Bishop has represented Utah’s 1st congressional district since 2003. The district includes Summit County and runs north and east to the state lines of Idaho, Wyoming and Colorado.  Democrat Kurt Weiland is hoping to win the Primary and move on to defeat Bishop.  Carolyn Murray has this:  

DACA: Round Two Fundraising Underway

May 9, 2018

In April a Federal District Court Judge ruled against the Trump Administration after they announced they would end the DACA program.  DACA stands for Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals.  It allows children of undocumented immigrants a chance to work, join the military, go to college, and obtain driver licenses. 

Fourth Suspect In Heber Drug Bust Is In Custody

May 9, 2018
Declan Scannell,Erin Fulmore, Brett Ferrante
Wasatch County Sheriff's Office

The Heber City Police Department, Wasatch County Sheriff’s Office and the Wasatch Back Narcotics Enforcement Team arrested three people last week for multiple felony and misdemeanor drug charges.  A fourth suspect, Ian Debay, was not home at the time the original warrant was served but as of yesterday (Tuesday) he has now been taken into custody. Carolyn Murray has this:  

Ralph Gates, who lived in Park City for nearly 30 years has died. Ralph spent many of his years in Park City gathering oral histories of the "voices of Park City". He was 93 years old. A Celebration of Life will be held on June 2, at 10:00 am at Park City Community Church. Brough has more about Ralph's life:

Summit County's Bike Share program is entering its second season. The county council, meeting at the Richins Building in Kimball Junction on Wednesday, will hear an update on the program's first year. Rick Brough has more:

Two community park events are taking place together this weekend. The "Pride in Your Park" cleanup and Arbor Day tree planting. David Boyle has more:

As part of a continuing effort to keep up with growth, the Snyderville Basin Water Reclamation District is spending tens of millions of dollars on an upgrade to its Silver Creek treatment plant. Rick Brough has more:

The homicide case involving former NFL player Anthony McClanahan continues to move along slowly. The judge in Summit County's Third District Court heard that it may be a year, from the time of the death, before the case gets to a preliminary hearing. Rick Brough has more:

The Snyderville Basin Water Reclamation District came back from a recent conference in St. George with an armful of awards. Rick Brough has more:

New road construction is underway in Park City.  David Boyle has more: