Tal Adair

On the October 20th edition of Utah Politics Now, hosts Leslie Thatcher and Renai Bodley talk to the candidates for Summit County Council Seat E, Republican Tal Adair, who was appointed to the seat last year and is running to fill the remaining two years of the term, and Democrat Glenn Wright.  They answer questions about affordable housing, transportation and growth.  And then they answer listener's questions, including the final caller who challenged the candidates to list the names of the mayor's of the county's east side cities. 

Nearly 80 Summit County residents turned out for the  KPCW/Park Record Candidate Forum Monday night. Here are the segments in their entirety.

Utah House of Representatives House Districts 53 and 54:

Park City Board of Education:

Summit County Council:

$25 Million Open Space Bond presened by Assistant Park City Manager Matt Dias:

Summit County Transportation Sales Tax Measures presented by Becky Kearns:

An update on the investigation into the deaths of two Treasure Mountain Junior High School Students tops this morning’s Local News Hour.  Host Renai Bodley talks to Park City Police Chief Wade Carpenter about the new synthetic drug “pink” and why police are concerned it could be in our community.  Then Summit County Councilman Tal Adair gives an update on criminal justice reform and a new plan to move non-violent drug offenders out of the jail and into supervision.  Snyderville Planning Commissioner Bea Peck talks about the Discovery CORE project, which is a mixed affordable housing project

  On today’s program, host Leslie Thatcher speaks to Summit County Council Member Tal Adair about the new structure for Mountain Accord and the county’s new green building standards. Park City Planning Commission Chairman Adam Strachan distills the discussion held on Treasure at last night’s meeting.

An unknown number of Summit County Republican voters were turned away at Tuesday's caucus after being told that voting had ended - an hour before the published time that voting was to take place. The party has since apologized that it happened, but the party chairman says he was just following the rules. Leslie Thatcher has the story.


Large crowds at both Democratic and Republican caucuses caused different problems for each party.  KPCW's Renai Bodley explains:

On today's program, host Leslie Thatcher speaks to Utah Park Naturalist Kathy Donnell; Summit County Council Member Tal Adair; Woodland resident Seth Winterton who will be running for House District 53 and Artistic Director Bill T. Jones.

On today's program, host Leslie Thatcher speaks with Summit County Council Member and Former Chairman of the Summit County Republican Party Tal Adair; Park City Council Member Andy Beerman; and Randy Fevero and Debra Cook talk about the upcoming Messiah Sing Along.

The chairman of the Summit County Republican Party Tal Adair was elected by delegates Thursday night to fill the unexpired term of Summit County Council Member Dave Ure. Leslie Thatcher has the story.

The state Democratic and Republican conventions this weekend had some significant results for Summit County voters. 
Park City Democrat Donna McAleer won the nomination for the second time, to oppose Rep. Rob Bishop for Utah's first Congressional District Seat. At the GOP gathering, three legislators who represent Summit County easily defeated their challenges. Rick Brough has more.