Summit County

As the first federal government shut-down in 17 years went into effect last week,  Summit County residents may wonder whether it will affect them on a local scale. Lynn Ware Peek has more.

Summit County Sheriff Dave Edmunds was named as Sheriff of the Year at the annual Utah Sheriff's Association conference last week. KPCW's Leslie Thatcher reports.

Summit County's library branches in Coalville,  Kamas and the Snyderville Basin are important community centers. But the county's rolling library is also important for school students, senior shut-its and residents in rural areas. Rick Brough has more.

Tour Of Utah Expands

Sep 27, 2013

The Larry H. Miller Tour of Utah will expand to a seven-day stage race in 2014, starting on Monday, August 4 and finishing on Sunday, August 10. Lynn Ware Peek has more.

The Summit County Council on Wednesday looked at two proposals to transfer open space to the Snyderville Recreation District. They approved the first proposal, for a small parcel near Kimball Junction... but concerning a large section of land at Summit Park, they had more questions. Rick Brough has more.

The Summit County Council voted three to one to change the county's approval for the Murnin-Kilgore parcel along Highway 224, to allow a hotel use on the property. Rick Brough has more.

The Summit County Library system is participating in Banned Books Week, along with many other libraries across the country. That's highlighted by a free screening of a movie on Friday. Rick Brough has more.

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The Snyderville Planning Commission had a quick meeting Tuesday. But among other things, they took a step forward for the expansion plans at the Utah Olympic Park. On the other hand, they still had concerns about a rezone request for a small parcel on Bitner Road. Rick Brough has more.

Students at the University of Utah have the chance to learn about community planning from the planning directors of both Summit County and Park City. Rick Brough has more.

Tourism is big business in Utah and Summit County makes a big contribution to that. KPCW's Leslie Thatcher has more.

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