Morgan County resident Ray Worthen, the Democratic contender for House District 53, admits he has an uphill fight against incumbent Mel Brown. But he says the voters need to hear an alternative, and a voice should be raised against the GOP dominance of the legislature. Rick Brough has more.
The Summit County Council and Park City Council, covening Thursday after a series of meetings this week, heard from their consultant about the growth explosion project to come by the middle of the century - a prospect he calls "Provo in the mountains". In the midst of that, consultant Charles Buki outlined some problems he sees in the Mountain Accord planning process, after his discussions with city and council officials. Rick Brough has more.
The Mountain Accord process - which aims to guide the management of and preserve the Central Wasatch has made a substantial outreach to the public, and finds the engagement is informed, passionate, and participatory. Lynn Ware Peek has more.
The Snyderville Planning Commission held the first public hearing Tuesday night to present land-use principals for their General Plan Update, Phase II. About half a dozen citizens spoke, touching on items like the future of the Highway 40 corridor and the importance of transit connections. Rick Brough has more.
Christopher Robinson is asking to be elected a third time to the Summit County Council, saying he's ready to take on the difficult challenges and he has the experience to bear on just about anything that comes to the Council. Rick Brough has more.
The two candidates running for House District 54 appeared before Park City Rotary on Tuesday. The incumbent Republican Kraig Powell and his Democratic challenger Glenn Wright traded opinions on education funding, the environment and public lands. Rick Brough has more.
Park City Municipal and Summit County officials will compile data this week collected by those who attended Monday's Mountain Accord meeting, to flush out what the public added to the process of what County Manager Bob Jasper calls, "saving the Wasatch from being 'loved to death'." Rick Brough has more.