Summit County News

Car Chase
2:52 pm
Fri December 27, 2013

Multi-county Car Chase Ends In Arrests

Christian Burk Hughes and Mikele Lister
Credit Summit County Jail

A high-speed chase on Christmas Eve day started in Utah County and finished in Hoytsville, and involved officers from the State Highway Patrol, Summit County deputies and Park City Police. Rick Brough has more.

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County Budget
11:27 am
Thu December 26, 2013

Hard Times Behind, County Looks Ahead

According to County Council Member Claudia McMullin, the county is hoping to look back on tough economic times and budget cutting - and look ahead to planning for some major issues like transportation. Rick Brough has more.

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Barn Fire
10:13 am
Wed December 25, 2013

Christmas Eve Fire Contained In Wanship

Credit North Summit Fire District

An early morning fire in Wanship destroyed a local barn Tuesday, and resulted in the death of some small farm animals. Rick Brough has more.

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Marriage Equality
9:31 am
Tue December 24, 2013

33 Licenses Issued To Same-sex Couples Monday

The Summit County Clerk's office reported late Monday that they had issued 33 licenses for same-sex marriages. That came the same day that a federal judge allowed gay marriage in Utah to Continue. Rick Brough has more.

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East-side Market
8:52 am
Fri December 20, 2013

L'Oakley Market Takes A Look Back Over First Year

The L'Oakley Grown Community Market is looking back on its first year, and to add some holiday cheer, they have a contest for a Jan's Mountain Outfitter, with a deadline this weekend. Rick Brough has more.

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Summit County Budget
9:07 am
Thu December 19, 2013

Budget Passes For County

After months of discussions and planning, Summit County's final hearing on its 2014 budget drew no members of the public, and it was quickly passed by the Council. Rick Brough has more.

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County Buses
8:48 am
Thu December 19, 2013

Natural Gas In Buses Need More Study

According to County Council Member Chris Robinson, there needs to be more study before the County and Park City can determine if its bus system can concert some vehicles to natural gas. Rick Brough has more.

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Teens Arrested
12:56 pm
Thu December 12, 2013

Summit County Sheriff Stands By Arrests

Credit Summit County

Summit County Sheriff Dave Edmunds stands by his department's handling of a graduation celebration where kids under 21 were caught drinking. However he says he'll let his citizen review board make the final call.  KPCW's Leslie Thatcher reports.

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Summit County Budget
4:24 pm
Thu December 5, 2013

Public Hearings For County Budget Scheduled

Next week, the Summit County Council is holding the first of two public hearings on its 2014 proposed budget. Council Chair Claudia McMullin said that she, for one, feels the county can loosen the purse strings and start to spend a little more now, on projects and positions. Rick Brough has more.

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Economic Planning
4:01 pm
Thu December 5, 2013

Businesses Will Always Want More Signs, More Park City

As we reported, the Summit County Council Wednesday approved an Economic Diversity Plan for Snyderville Basin. As Council member Claudia McMullin noted, they looked at items like branding and working with Park City. Rick Brough has more.

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