Summit County

Local News
4:30 pm
Thu November 21, 2013

Health Department Unveils Their Healthy Alternative For Energy

The Summit County Health Department is now powered by a healthier alternative: the sun. Lynn Ware Peek has more. 

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Avalanche Season
4:23 pm
Tue November 19, 2013

Avalanche Center Offers Warnings Already In First Report

The Utah Avalanche Center, in its first report of the season, warns citizens of the the perfect storm of avalanche danger, taking place in the early season due to the first significant snowfall blankets the Wasatch Mountains. KPCW's Lynn Ware Peek has more.

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Drugs in Summit County
4:32 pm
Mon November 18, 2013

Suspected Drug Trafficker Stays In Jail

The Summit County Attorney's Office obtained an Emergency Writ from a Third District Court judge on Friday, to keep a suspected drug trafficker confined in the County Jail. The County filed a petition because Justice Court Judge Shauna Kerr declined to authorize detention, feeling the arresting officer had not sufficiently explained why the suspect was pulled over in I-80.

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County Budget
5:00 pm
Fri November 8, 2013

Summit County Council Begins To Review 2014 Budget

The Summit County Council got its first look this week at the 2014 budget recommendations from the Summit County Manager. And after four years of lean times, Council Member David Ure and his colleagues might be able to think about increasing spending and hiring more staff. Rick Brough has more.  

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2013 County Elections
4:25 pm
Wed November 6, 2013

Oakley And Coalville Elect New Mayors

As a result of Tuesday's voting, the towns of Oakley and Coalville both have new mayors. Wade Woolstenhulme has been elected as Oakley's new chief executive, edging out the incumbent by 26 votes. And in the county seat, Coalville businessman Trevor Johnson won the mayor's seat. Rick Brough has more. 

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