Utah Supreme Court

Judge Paige Petersen, who serves Summit County's Third District Court, has been named to the Utah Supreme Court pending confirmation by the Utah Senate. KPCW's Leslie Thatcher has more.

Judges currently presiding in Summit County's Third District court and Wasatch County's Fourth District Court are two   of seven nominees for a vacancy on Utah's Supreme Court.  

The open seat on the Supreme Court is for Justice Christine Durham, who will retire as of November 16th.

A Judicial Nominating Commission has picked seven nominees, including local Judges  Paige Petersen, who serves as the Silver Creek Justice Center and Fourth District Court Judge Derek Pullan, who works in Wasatch County. 

As of the end of last week, the Summit County Clerk's office had issued some 41 licenses for same-sex marriage. Now, clerk Kent Jones said they had halted that, given the stay issued by the Supreme Court on the ruling from U.S. District Court Judge Robert Shelby. Rick Brough has more.

Originally aired on July 23, 2013.

SALT LAKE CITY (AP) - The Utah Supreme Court has sided with a family that sued the state after a bear killed their 11-year-old son at a campground in 2007. Rick Brough has more.

Originally aired May 9, 2013.