Summit County Attorney Dave Brickley announced Tuesday that he has appointed a Chief Prosecutor - naming Matthew Bates, who has worked in the Attorney's Office the past three years. Rick Brough has more.
The filing window for candidates in the 2014 county and state races opened on Friday. The applications at the Summit County clerk's office already show there will be contests for a position on the County Council, Summit County Attorney and County Sheriff. Rick Brough has more.
The Summit County Attorney's office has reached a settlement with long-time area rancher Steve Osguthorpe on charges that he was responsible for two dog-bite incidents that took place in the fall of 2008 on trails in the Canyons Resort area. The county and Osguthorpe signed onto a 'diversion agreement" which calls on the rancher to meet a couple of conditions. But Osguthorpe still denies guilt in the agreement and vigorously rejects the county's allegations. Rick Brough has more