Summit County

The Summit County Council and the Snyderville Basin Recreation District announced Tuesday that they have reached an agreement to acquire 461 acreas near the U.S. Highway 40 frontage road, and intends to keep most of the property as open space.  Rick Brough reports:

The Summit County Council is keeping a watchful eye on several bills and issues in the current Utah legislative session, as Rick Brough reports:

Summit County Sheriff's officers last weekend responded to two separate single-vehicle accidents.  In both instances the drivers will face charges.  Rick Brough has more:

Although Spring is still more than a month away, Summit County Public Works Director Derrick Radke says his department has a large number of projects to work on after the snow melts.  Rick Brough has more:

At least two of the Summit County residents summoned to court last Wednesday for failing to appear for jury duty told KPCW they didn't get a fair shake.  Rick Brough has more:

A negative recommendation for the proposed South Pointe project in Browns Canyon, given by the Eastern Summit County Planning Commission, is on its way to the Summit County Council, as Rick Brough reports:

A Third District Court judge held a hearing Thursday for 31 Summit County residents so they could explain why they were no-shows for jury duty in December.  The case had to be moved to Salt Lake City because of the lack of potential jurors.

Judge Kent Holmberg heard from each person individually, and in several cases he sentenced people to a day of community service.  But Summit County Attorney Margaret Olson said in general it appears a "series of unfortunate events" led to an unusual number of people failing to appear.  Rick Brough has more:

50 Local Athletes To Compete In Pyeongchang

Feb 2, 2018
YSA Athletes

The Youth Sports Alliance plans to track 50 Park City athletes as they compete in a variety of winter sports at the Olympic Games in Pyeongchang, South Korea. The organization was established as a 2002 Winter Olympics legacy program to increase the number of kids participating in winter sports.  Carolyn Murray has this:

Now that Utah's 2018 legislative session is underway, several representatives from Summit County will be tracking bills, meeting with legislators and voicing their opinions.  Among those are Cheryl Butler, chair of the county's Democratic Party, and Brantley Eason, Republican Party chair, as Rick Brough reports:

Yotel Brings "Living Pods" To Canyons

Jan 25, 2018

Replay Destinations plans to build one of the first Yotel projects in North America at Canyons Village.  Yotel is a hotel developer out of London with a unique approach to creating living spaces.   Carolyn Murray has this: