Summit County

A group of residents living in Browns Canyon are worried that a developer’s request to amend the building code and increase densities will permanently ruin the rural lifestyle of the east side of Summit County. Carolyn Murray has this:

Local News Hour December 29, 2017

Dec 29, 2017

On today’s program, Brown's Canyon residents Lola Beatlebrox and Sandy and Mike Dean discuss their objections on South Pointe proposal. Summit County Attorney Margaret Olson will be in to talk about how important it is to show up for jury duty and a recent case where no-shows caused a mistrial for an important case out of the Uintah Basin. Then National Weather Service Meteorologist Brian McInerney looks ahead at the new year and whether we should expect high pressure systems, that have been blocking storms coming to Utah, to continue into 2018.

UDOT

UDOT has completed noise balloting for the I-80 Westbound Truck Lane and Wildlife Improvements project.  With 93 % voting in favor of a noise barrier, the results surpass UDOT’s noise abatement requirements. The variable height, 7 to 17 foot high  barrier will be built as part of a larger freeway project scheduled for 2018.The announcement was sent to KPCW late in the day last Friday, right before the long holiday weekend.  Carolyn Murray has this:

Utah Division of Wildlife Resources

The Utah Moose Plan was set to expire this month so a review and update was brought to the Utah Division of Wildlife Resources. The revisions have been approved and specifically address some of the declining moose populations around the state.   

 

The Utah Supreme Court recently ruled in favor of allowing public access to a one mile stretch along the Weber River.  There will be other rulings to come for other rivers around the state. Carolyn Murray has this:

Health Department Raising Fees and Wants Public Input

Dec 13, 2017

The Summit County Health Department wants the public to weigh in on the proposed fee schedule for 2018.  They’re going up next year and people can give input for the next few weeks. Carolyn Murray has this:

Park City Expo Showcases Winter Offerings

Dec 12, 2017

The Park City Chamber Bureau is holding their annual Winter Kick-Off Expo Wednesday Night at the Doubletree Hotel.  It’s a chance for Chamber members to showcase their winter products and services.   Carolyn Murray has more:

A Special Invitation to Summit County First Responders

Dec 12, 2017

Summit County’s first responders received a special invitation to the Promontory Club’s grand opening of their new tubing hill.  Carolyn Murray has this:

Summit Land Conservancy Preserves Ranch in Chalk Creek

Dec 11, 2017
Summit Land Conservancy Staff Picture

Summit Land Conservancy reports they’ve closed on their largest conservation easement yet…the Ercanbrack Ranch.  It’s an almost 2200 acre property located in Chalk Creek Canyon.  Carolyn Murray has this:  

Motion is Denied in Henfling Murder Verdict

Dec 6, 2017
KPCW

Summit County Third District Court judge, Kent Holmberg denied a motion to put aside the guilty verdict for the murder of Jose Fernandez, the Park City bartender who was shot and killed in his home last February.  Carolyn Murray has this:

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