The Rockport Fire forced hundreds of people out of their homes Tuesday afternoon as it ravaged through the dry brush. As KPCW's Leslie Thatcher reports, several structures and vehicles were lost, but no injuries have been reported.
American Red Cross shelters in Coalville and Park City - established Tuesday as refuge for evacuees forced from their homes by the Rockport wildfire - will remain open until at least 6 PM Wednesday. KPCW's Leslie Thatcher has more.
Listeners from around the county shared their photos of the Rockport Estate fire with KPCW through email, text messages and social media. The slide show above shows some of the ones we received by Tuesday night.
With a year and a half left in his last term as Summit County Sheriff, Dave Edmunds is hoping that in his final budget cycle he can get some funding and staff restored to his department. Rick Brough has more.
The Summit County Council is scheduled to hold a hearing next week, Wednesday, August 14th, on two proposed tax increases. But County Manager Bob Jasper says nevertheless that in several neighborhoods of the county, the total tax bill, in dollar and cents, is less than the previous year. Rick Brough has more.