Summit County

The Kamas Valley Business Association is celebrating its inaugural year. The association was founded to assist and promote economic growth in the south Summit County area. Rick Brough has more:

Summit County

Summit County has been hit with a legal filing from a group of landowners in Jeremy Ranch who are protesting an order from the county to remove their entry gate. Rick Brough has more:

Summit County

Summit County planners have recently made decisions about three major development proposals, all of them controversial. Rick Brough asked Pat Putt, community development director, what happens next:

The campaign to incorporate Hoystville as a town has finished its first step. Soon a feasibility study will be launched to look at the proposal. Rick Brough has more:

Utah Department of Public Safety

Utah Highway Patrol troopers seized almost $900,000 in pot on Interstate Highway 80 Monday morning. According to a press release from the Utah Department of Public Safety, around 7:30 a.m. a trooper stopped a pickup truck for an improper lane change at milepost 158, between the Wanship and Coalville. In talking to the driver, the trooper found out the pickup truck was a rental and was traveling with four other personally owned cars. A drug-sniffing dog indicated there were drugs in the pickup truck.

The Summit County Sheriff's Department captured a wanted fugitive near Oakley on Sunday night. David Boyle reports:

In Wednesday’s meeting the Summit County Council was asked to consider the ongoing water quality problems with nutrients in the Weber River.  They heard a presentation from council member Doug Clyde who says the river has been out of compliance for a long time. Carolyn Murray has this:

Summit County

The Summit County Council hosted a lengthy and well-attended public hearing Wednesday night in Kamas on proposed revisions to the East County Planning Code. The council took public comments under advisement after a meeting where turnout approached 250 people, as Rick Brough reports:

Residents of south Summit County were happy last week to see the opening of the new County Services Building in Kamas, including a new branch library.  Rick Brough has details:

A large amount of Summit County's acreage is federal land upon which the county maintains roads and enforces laws. That's why the county receives what is called a payment in lieu of taxes, or PILT, every year from the U.S. government. Rick Brough has more: