The Summit County Council Wednesday made some decisions involving county planning and tax refunds. But on one issue, they just sent a message, according to Council Chair Claudia McMullin. Rick Brough has more.
Leaking propane tanks in the Rockport Ranches and Rockport Estates subdivisions may mean that even though an evacuation order is lifted sometime soon, it could be a while before residents are actually allowed to live in their homes. KPCW's Leslie Thatcher reports.
The blazed that started Tuesday in the Rockport Estates area is the worst fire that Summit County has seen in years. But Local Emergency personnel might understandably think that the opening act started this weekend.
In the prior days, the County's Fire Warden and firefighters have been busy responding to a rash of small fires in eastern Summit County - mostly lightning caused. Rick Brough has more.
A Bridge Hollow resident who has refused to evacuate since the Rockport fire started Tuesday apparently had had enough and asked for a police escort down the hill today. KPCW's Leslie Thatcher has more.
As most everyone knows at this point, Park City has been named Outside Magazine's Best Town Ever... that is, for this year. And while Park City Mayor Dana Williams says overall it's good exposure, although perhaps it didn't tell the whole story. Lynn Ware Peek has more.
Besides Park City, the only other primary election contest in the county yesterday took place in Coalville, where six candidates vied to run for Mayor.
The candidate with the most voites in that contest led the pack by nearly 100 votes. But the second-place finisher, and three other candidates, were separated from each other by razor-thin margins. Rick Brough has more.