Summit County

As a County Council member, Claudia McMullin has heard the concerns of small business owners around Kimball Junction. Now she's a business owner there herself, and  we asked her about her new perspective. Rick Brough has more.

Artscape

Feb 7, 2014

Summit County and the City of Coalville invite metal and wood artists to exhibit their work in the Summit County Artscape, the outdoor public art sculpture gallery. The City of Coalville has pledged up to $1,500 to purchase the People’s Choice award winner from this year’s show. Pieces will be installed in May and must be sustainable outdoors without maintenance for one year. Application deadline is Tuesday, May 5th. Applications and information are available at summitcounty.org. Click on “About Summit County” and then “Public Art.”

You may not like it, but money is a vital part of our lives, and it's important to learn how to manage it. That's the topic of this week's segment of the Thriving Lifestyles Guide, presented by Summit County's Department of Health. Rick Brough has more.

Highway Mishaps

Jan 28, 2014

Summit County sheriff deputies have been busy the past week with a variety of incidents and mishaps on the local roadways. Those include a chase from Wasatch County, and the crash of a cattle-hauling vehicle that resulted in the death of several animals. Rick Brough has more.

Summit County is split into three state legislative districts - one of them- just a sliver of land incorporating Summit Park and half of Pinebrook is represented by Democrat Brian King. KPCW's Leslie Thatcher has more. 

Summit County is likely at a turning point, in terms of its air pollution issue - according to the county's Health Director, Rich Bullough. Rick Brough has more. 

January 15th is the deadline in Summit County to get renewals for business licenses, and for alcohol and beer licenses. County Clerk Kent Jones said the renewals are coming into his office at a good clip. Rick Brough has more. 

The more Summit County recycles, the more space is saved at the Three Mile landfill near Wanship. And that's good news for the county's landfill superintendent, Jaron Scott. Rick Brough has more. 

After 30 years of servicing the Park City community, Planned Parenthood is closing its Park City clinic next month. KPCW's Leslie Thatcher reports. 

Summit County has the wealthiest residents in the state, according to estimates from the Census released last week. A Salt Lake Tribune article reported Piute County as the poorest area. Rick Brough has more. 

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