Summit County

The algal bloom advisories in effect at two Summit County reservoirs were lifted today. 

The Summit County Health Department reports that the most recent testing of the Rockport and Echo reservoir waters has determined that the blooms are now below harmful levels and all recreational activities may be safely resumed.

Bison Shot in Peoa Pasture

Oct 31, 2017
Bison

Last week, a man reported one of his bison was shot and killed on his ranch in Peoa.  The Sheriff’s Department received the complaint calling the incident a livestock problem.  Carolyn Murray has this:

OK 3 AIR Sues Summit County Man For Defamation

Oct 31, 2017
Heber City Airport

On August 9th, Heber City Airport’s Fixed Base Operator – known as an FBO -  OK3 Air - filed a lawsuit in the Summit County’s 3rd District Court claiming defamation and tortious interference.  On Wednesday, the case will be considered on a motion to dismiss by the defendant.  Carolyn Murray has this:

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In the next week or two, the Utah Department of Transportation will be balloting the affected property owners at Jeremy Ranch, about two dozen, to see if they want a noise wall along Interstate 80.

County Council Chairman Christ Robinson said, if the vote is for the wall, he hopes they can meet with owners and find some alternative option. Rick Brough has more.

Summit County Sheriff's Office

Summit County Sheriff's Deputies arrested a man and a woman in Summit Park  just after midnight Wednesday, and found stolen mail belonging to more than 30 Summit County residents in their vehicle.  The deputies were responding to a call from a resident about a suspicious vehicle.   Deputies say when they located the vehicle and made contact with the occupants, one of them gave false personal information.   Officers then found a large quantity of U.S.

Moose Attacks Jeremy Ranch Resident

Oct 26, 2017

A Jeremy Ranch resident was found injured on a nearby trail Sunday, apparently after she was attacked by a moose.   KPCW's Rick Brough has the story: 

Paul Hewitt, Park City Fire Service District Chief

 Wild weather hit the Park City area Friday afternoon.  High winds downed power lines, causing electricity outages and a wildfire in Summit County.  According to Paul Hewitt, Park City Fire District Chief, a fire burned between two and three acres east of Interstate 40 and North of Interstate 248.  No one was injured and no structures were threatened. The nearest development is Black Rock near Browns Canyon, which is about a half mile away.  Hewitt says the fire started near a power pole.  Despite high winds, firefighters controlled the blaze within thirty minutes.

Salt Lake City has taken the first step in bringing back the Winter Olympics to Utah and Park City. At a press conference Thursday, a number of Park City residents were named to serve on what’s called a OEC – an Olympic Exploratory Committee.  Leslie Thatcher has more. 

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A group of elected Utah leaders are looking at potentially hosting another Olympic Winter Games.  On Monday, they announced the formation of an official Olympic/Paralympic Exploratory Committee (OEC).    

Noise Abatement Wall Goes Out To A Vote

Oct 18, 2017
UDOT

For months, UDOT has studied the noise impacts an additional climbing lane will have on nearby property owners on I-80 near the Jeremy Ranch exit. Now UDOT will  be asking them to vote on how they want to mitigate the noise.  Carolyn Murray has this:

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