Summit County

Originally aired March 28, 2013.

A Chicago-based company that now owns the Victory Ranch development is launching a sales effort for the project.  According to lead developer John Gavin, the plan is to downsize and turn the project around could take up to a decade.  KPCW's Leslie Thatcher has more.

Don Sargent Resigns

Jul 29, 2013

Originally aired March 20. 2013.

Summit County's Community Development Director Don Sargent has resigned his position and will leave as of May 1st.  He told KPCW he's moving on for a variety of reasons, but said one major factor is that the sometimes-bruising politics of growth and development in the county have made him and his staff a constant target.    Rick Brough has more.

Originally aired March 12, 2013.

Summit County Health Director Rich Bullough said a number of his programs will take a hit from sequestration, and other spending cuts in Washington. But he said by making some adjustments, and by continuing to be frugal, they can still provide services.  Rick Brough has more.

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.