Summit County

Originally aired March 8, 2013.

The Summit County Council has made "economic development" one of their top priorities for the future.     But Council Member Claudia McMullin says it's her perception the county has set up some obstacles for development, such as its planning code.    Rick Brough has more.

The Summit County Fair officially began last Friday and runs through August 10th with some attractions you'll recognize, plus a few twists. Lynn Ware Peek has more.

A new study shows that Summit and Wasatch county residents are among some of the most physically active in the country. KPCW's Leslie Thatcher has more.

The planned new water compact for the Snyderville Basin came another step closer to reality. Last week, the Class B shareholders for Summit Water voted approval of the agreement. Rick Brough has more.

Hoping to be more efficient and cut down on wasted time, County Sheriff Dave Edmunds is planning a new policy of responding just to verified calls from private alarms.  Rick Brough has more.

Former Snyderville Planning Commissioner Bruce Taylor says that he wasn't surprised when he wasn't appointed to another term last week -- he was shocked.  Rick Brough has more.

Concluding a week-long investigation, a Summit County Sheriff's detective has tracked  down and arrested a homeless man for the Feb. 19th high-speed chase, where the 37-year-old suspect allegedly fled from officers through Summit County and Park City in a stolen vehicle--at speeds sometimes topping 100 miles an hour. Rick Brough has more.

In a recent letter to President Barack Obama, 28 of 29 Utah county sheriffs expressed their sorrow for the recent mass shootings but said they will not enforce what they refer to as “unconstitutional” guns law reform that President Obama has called for. KPCW’s Leslie Thatcher reports.

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