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7:08 pm
Fri October 31, 2014

Howard Finds Passion In County Government

Michael Howard at the 2014 Election Forum
Credit Monika Guendner

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

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2014 Elections
1:57 pm
Fri October 31, 2014

Will Close Be Good Enough To Voters?

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.

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2014 Elections
3:00 pm
Thu October 30, 2014

Shumway Offers Passion, Experience And Education To Auditor's Race

Gary Shumway
Credit 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.

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2014 Elections
12:50 pm
Thu October 30, 2014

School Board Candidates Keep Campaign Spending Low

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.

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2014 Elections
2:00 pm
Wed October 29, 2014

Council Candidates Spending Less Than Some Department Head Candidates

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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2014 Elections
1:34 pm
Wed October 29, 2014

Brock Moves From Military To Write-in Campaign

Walter Brock
Credit courtesy writeinwalterbrockrecorder.com

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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2014 Elections
12:38 pm
Wed October 29, 2014

State Legislature Candidates Vastly Differ In Spending

Three races for the Utah Legislature affect Summit County. The campaign finance reports handed in by the candidates show some remarkable differences. Rick Brough has more.

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2014 Elections
12:12 pm
Wed October 29, 2014

Candidates Reveal Their Financial Spending

Two of the most-watched local political contests this year are the races for Summit County Sheriff and County Attorney.

New campaign finance reports this week show incumbent County Attorney David Brickey outspending his challenger, former Third District Court Judge Robert Hilder.

Meanwhile, Sheriff candidate Justin Martinez is swamping his opponent Kris Henricksen in terms of money spent and raised. Rick Brough has more.

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Developing
2:11 pm
Tue October 28, 2014

Evacuation Lifted

The Park City Police and Fire personnel have lifted the evacuation in buildings near Prospector Avenue and Gold Dust Lane, and normal traffic is being allowed. Roads were blocked earlier when a gas line rupture was reported on the south side of the road, caused by a landscaping project.

Captain Phil Kirk of the Park City Police Department said Questar has shut off the gas on the line, but repairs could take an indefinite amount of time.

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Breaking
1:55 pm
Tue October 28, 2014

Gas Leak In Prospector

Personnel from Questar have reportedly arrived on the scene in the Prospector area, where a rupture in a three-inch gas line was reported at about 12:40 PM on the south side of Prospector Avenue. Police Captain Phil Kirk reports that a landscaping project cause the leak.

Police have blocked traffic in the area. Kirk said that they have evacuated nearby buildings, including the New Claim Condos, Lifestyle Electronics and the Poison Creek Office Building. There were no injuries.

Kirk said he didn't anticipate the repairs would take long.

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