Summit County

PSA - Program
2:33 pm
Tue January 27, 2015

Help Summit County win the Georgetown University Energy Prize

Want to lower your energy bills and help Summit County win $5 million? Then join Summit Community Power Works in their quest to win the Georgetown University Energy Prize. $5M will go to the community that most reduces its electricity and natural gas consumption over the next 2 years. Help Summit County win over such areas as Aspen and Jackson Hole. Go to www.scpw.org for more info on becoming involved.             

National Recognition
5:15 pm
Wed January 14, 2015

Summit County in Top 50 Vying For $5 Million Energy Prize

Summit County officially advanced to the semifinal round of the Georgetown University Prize Wednesday - a national competition to reduce energy use. Leslie Thatcher has more.

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Karla Carbo
3:35 pm
Tue January 13, 2015

Utah Woman Suspected Of Posing As Lawyer

A Utah woman suspected of posing as a lawyer and representing clients is scheduled to appear in court Tuesday. KPCW's Leslie Thatcher has more.

Leadership Change
2:37 pm
Tue January 13, 2015

Fisher Takes First Steps As New County Manager

Summit County's newly-appointed County Manager, Tom Fisher is due to come on board in a week.    Meanwhile, the County Council has a fairly light agenda for their regular session Wednesday.   Rick Brough has more.

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Resort Connection
1:38 pm
Fri January 2, 2015

Vail Submits Resort Connection Application To City, Then County

Vail Resorts announced on January 2nd that it has taken the next steps in connecting Park City Mountain Resort and Canyons Resort by submitting application to Summit County.  While still subject to approvals, that connection should be in place by the 2015-2016 ski season.  Lynn Ware Peek has more.

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Park City Police
11:04 am
Mon December 1, 2014

Should Police Officers Wear Body Cameras?

The recent events in Ferguson, Missouri have drawn concern from law enforcement professional across the country, including Summit County. A controversial grand jury decision, and the protests and riots that followed, focused on the shooting of a black teenager by a white police officer.

In response to that, and similar incidents in Utah, there have been suggestions that officers wear body cameras. Pack City Police Chief Wade Carpenter said his department is already doing that. Rick Brough has more.

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2014 Election Results
10:18 pm
Tue November 4, 2014

2014 Election Results

With all precincts in Summit County reporting, the results, with winners in bold, are as below. Races too close to call are indicated with an asterisk. Summit County Attorney

  • David Brickey (R) incumbent, 3,496
  • Judge Robert Hilder (D), 4,197

 Summit County Sheriff

  • Justin Martinez (D), 6,544
  • Kris Hendricksen (R), 2,422

Park City School Board, District #5 (Summit Park, Timberline, Pinebrook)

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2014 Elections
3:12 pm
Thu October 23, 2014

2014 Election Forum: Podcasts of Panels

Monday night, KPCW and The Park Record hosted the 2014 Election Forum for candidates running for Utah House of Representatives, Summit County Council, Summit County Attorney and Summit County Sheriff.

The forum's panel included KPCW Reporter Rick Brough, Park Record Reporter Jay Hamburger, Park Record Editor Nan Chalat-Noaker and the event was moderated by KPCW News Director Leslie Thatcher.

UTAH HOUSE OF REPRESENTATIVE

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Mountain Accord
6:47 pm
Tue October 14, 2014

Compiled Data To Keep Wasatch From Being 'Loved To Death'

Park City Municipal and Summit County officials will compile data this week collected by those who attended Monday's Mountain Accord meeting, to flush out what the public added to the process of what County Manager Bob Jasper calls, "saving the Wasatch from being 'loved to death'." 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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