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Police Blotter
10:37 pm
Fri September 26, 2014

Police Blotter - September 26, 2014

A vacationing British motorcyclist died Wednesday when he crashed headone into a pickup while traveling on the wrong side of the Wolf Creek Pass highway. Rick Brough has more on that and other incidents from Summit County's police report.

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Affordable Housing Fraud
2:59 pm
Fri September 26, 2014

Paying Too Much Could Be A Crime

Affordable housing fraud may not be a term most are familiar with, but it's a serious issue, one now punishable by law - as of Thursday's Park City Council meeting. Lynn Ware Peek has more.

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Environmental Debate
10:11 am
Fri September 26, 2014

County Hears Proposal To Grow Wilderness

Credit Doug Dolde

The Summit County Council Wednesday night was shown a proposal to expand the High Uintas Wilderness area in Summit County by 28,000 acres - about 16 percent.

The Council also heard public input from citizens who support the wilderness expansion - and other who are concerned how it will impact fire prevention, the watershed and livestock activity. Rick Brough has more.

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Community Forum
10:02 pm
Thu September 25, 2014

Tesoro Pipeline Community Forum: Full Broadcast

(L-R) Ron Harmon, Gary Baily and Chris Cherniak as panelists

KPCW aired a live broadcast of the Project for a Deeper Understanding's community forum, exploring the science, logistics and concerns of the Tesoro oil pipeline slated to cross through Summit and Wasatch counties to a refinery in the Wasatch Front.

Forum Moderator

  • Bob Richer, former Summit County Commissioner

Panelists

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Vail Financials
6:19 pm
Thu September 25, 2014

Vail Earnings Up Since Aquiring PCMR

Vail Resorts reported the corporation's earnings for both the fourth quarter and 2014 fiscal year ending July 31, 2014, painting a moderately rosy picture for the resort giant that has clinched ownership of two of Park City' three resorts. Lynn Ware Peek has more.

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Alta Resort
6:04 pm
Wed September 24, 2014

Alta Snowboard Case Dismissed

A federal judge has thrown out a lawsuit brought by snowboarders against Alta resort - one of the last reports in the country to ban snowboards from their slopes. KPCW's Leslie Thatcher has more.

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Arrest
6:01 pm
Wed September 24, 2014

North Summit Woman Arrested For Drug Use

Summit County Sheriff deputies arrested a North Summit woman last weekend for drug possession after she took another citizen's car - and also cited the car owner for illegally having police paraphernalia. Rick Brough has more.

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Resort SPA
5:57 pm
Wed September 24, 2014

Bracken Says SPA Approval Doesn't Need Re-Opening

Now that Vail Resorts has announced it's planning a skier connection from Canyons Resort to the Park City Mountain Resort, a lot of people are wondering what legal process the plan has to go through.

Deputy County Attorney Jamie Bracken shed some light on that - saying that the Specially-Planned Area approval for Canyons doesn't have to be re-opened. Rick Brough has more.

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Community Forum
6:57 pm
Tue September 23, 2014

Public Form To Discuss Oil Pipeline In Summit County

A seven-member panel will be on tap for a public forum to discuss the proposed Tesoro oil pipeline slated to run through Summit County, carrying an oily crude oil to the refineries in Salt Lake Valley. Leslie Thatcher has more.

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Summit County Council
6:12 pm
Tue September 23, 2014

Jasper Talks About This Week's Agenda

The agenda for the Summit County Council consists of several presentations - on topics from the weather to wilderness. Rick Brough has more.

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