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2014 Election
3:03 pm
Fri October 3, 2014

Hilder Wants To Set New Tone For County Attorney Office

Former Third District Court Judge Robert Hilder says he's running for County Attorney because there should be a change in the Attorney's Office, and there should be leadership there. And he says voters should have a choice for the position. Rick Brough has more.

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Open Space
1:48 pm
Fri October 3, 2014

Park City Purchases Land For Open Space

 

Park City Municipal announced a new land purchase for open space that will protect a crucial entry corridor.  Lynn Ware Peek has more.

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Solar Roof
1:35 pm
Fri October 3, 2014

PC MARC Gets Solar Panel Contract

The Park City Council at its Thursday meeting approved the contract for 755  solar panels that will go up on the PC MARC building - offsetting 20% of its energy use.   Lynn Ware Peak has more.

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Most Challenging Ever
1:14 pm
Fri October 3, 2014

Canyons Golf Course Opens With 550 Feet Elevation Change

October 1, 2014 - One of the days was actually open this year.
Credit Larry Warren

With the opening and closing of the Canyon's Golf Course in just two days, there weren't many people who had the chance to play the 18-hole 70 par course built on the side of the mountain.  But after touring the course last week, KPCW's Leslie Thatcher says it looks to be a challenge.

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Non-profit Event
10:14 am
Fri October 3, 2014

Harvest Festival Celebrates Fall Bounty

The fifth annual Fall Harvest Festival will be held in the Kamas Valley tomorrow. Leslie Thatcher has more.

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2014 Election
7:45 pm
Thu October 2, 2014

Brickey Looks For Another Re-election

Credit courtesy David Brickey

Summit County Attorney David Brickey is asking voters to return him to office for the third time - though this year, he's facing an opposing candidate. Brickey told KPCW that on the criminal side, his office has been successful in holding defendants accountable. On the civil side, his staff has worked well with the county's elected officials. Rick Brough has more.

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2014 Election
4:51 pm
Thu October 2, 2014

No. 2 Man Hopes To Earn No. 1 Spot

Candidate for Summit County Sheriff, Captain Justin Martinez

Summit County Sheriff's Captain Justin Martinez says he should be elected as the new County Sheriff due to his experience, education and background. He also says the Sheriff should be transparent and take responsibility. To that end, he admitted an allegation that he was reprimanded about 15 years ago during service with the Sandy Police Department. Rick Brough has more.

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Mountain Accord
1:28 pm
Thu October 2, 2014

Ready For Launch: Mountain Accord Merging Priorities

The Mountain Accord process is ready to launch into the next phase of merging priorities for the Central Wasatch by overlaying the separate interests of the groups representing recreation, the economy, transportation and the environment. Lynn Ware Peek has more.

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Concealed Weapon
10:21 am
Thu October 2, 2014

Moose Shooter Refered To Animal Control

The Summit County's Attorney's has declined to prosecute a Summit Park resident who shot and killed a moose after it attacked his dog about two weeks ago.

Chief Prosecutor Matthew Bates, wrote in a letter that the shooter, who legally had a 40 caliber semi-automatic hand gun under a conceal-carry permit, acted in self defense when he fired twice at the moose.

Bates, however,  said he was referring the case to Animal Control, to site the shooter for walking his dog off leash. Rick Brough has more.

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Transportation Plans
3:35 pm
Wed October 1, 2014

Public Weighs In On Transportation

A standing-roon-only crowd showed up at the Richins Services Building for a Tuesday afternoon transportation forum, organized by Summit County and Park City. The attendees got a chance to indicate their preferences on several options, and in public comment, talked about everything from roundabouts to the role of Vail Resorts. Rick Brough has more.

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