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2014 Elections
12:12 pm
Wed October 29, 2014

Candidates Reveal Their Financial Spending

Two of the most-watched local political contests this year are the races for Summit County Sheriff and County Attorney.

New campaign finance reports this week show incumbent County Attorney David Brickey outspending his challenger, former Third District Court Judge Robert Hilder.

Meanwhile, Sheriff candidate Justin Martinez is swamping his opponent Kris Henricksen in terms of money spent and raised. Rick Brough has more.

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Developing
2:11 pm
Tue October 28, 2014

Evacuation Lifted

The Park City Police and Fire personnel have lifted the evacuation in buildings near Prospector Avenue and Gold Dust Lane, and normal traffic is being allowed. Roads were blocked earlier when a gas line rupture was reported on the south side of the road, caused by a landscaping project.

Captain Phil Kirk of the Park City Police Department said Questar has shut off the gas on the line, but repairs could take an indefinite amount of time.

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Breaking
1:55 pm
Tue October 28, 2014

Gas Leak In Prospector

Personnel from Questar have reportedly arrived on the scene in the Prospector area, where a rupture in a three-inch gas line was reported at about 12:40 PM on the south side of Prospector Avenue. Police Captain Phil Kirk reports that a landscaping project cause the leak.

Police have blocked traffic in the area. Kirk said that they have evacuated nearby buildings, including the New Claim Condos, Lifestyle Electronics and the Poison Creek Office Building. There were no injuries.

Kirk said he didn't anticipate the repairs would take long.

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2014 Elections
1:45 pm
Tue October 28, 2014

Wanship's Richards Says New Eyes Will Bring Fresh Leadership

Vicki Richards

The Republican contender for Summit County Recorder, Vicki Richards, says she has the knowledge and experience for the job. She says she can lead a Recorder's office that can keep up, not catch catch up. Rick Brough has more.

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2014 Elections
3:10 pm
Mon October 27, 2014

Volume Of Programs Leads School Board Election Issues

There's just one contested Park City School Board race, and the candidates - with very different backgrounds - have similar concerns of the number of programs the District offers, and how teachers will be evaluated in the future. Leslie Thatcher reports.

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2014 Halloween
2:39 pm
Mon October 27, 2014

More Trick-Or-Treaters Predicted This Halloween

The popular annual Halloween Trick-or-Treating on Main Street takes place this Friday, beginning at 3PM. A bigger than average crowd is expected, given it falls on a Friday. Lynn Ware Peek has more.

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2014 Elections
2:45 pm
Fri October 24, 2014

Yost Wants To Bring Skills To Treasurer Job

Amy Yost (R) at Monday's KPCW - Park Record 2014 Election Forum.

Candidate Amy Yost says she want to bring the Summit County Treasurer's office to a higher level. Yost, a Republican, is challenging incumbent Corrie Forsling. Rick Brough has more.

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2014 Elections
5:16 am
Fri October 24, 2014

Board Of Ed Candidates Debate On Air

Doug Payne, left, Julie Eihausen, right
Credit KPCW file photos

The District 5 seat for the Park City School Board is up for grabs, representing Pinebrook, Summit Park  and Timberline. The two candidates, longtime educator Doug Payne and longtime volunteer Julie Eihausen answered questions posed by KPCW in an on-air debate Friday. Lynn Ware Peek has more.

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2014 Elections
3:12 pm
Thu October 23, 2014

2014 Election Forum: Podcasts of Panels

Monday night, KPCW and The Park Record hosted the 2014 Election Forum for candidates running for Utah House of Representatives, Summit County Council, Summit County Attorney and Summit County Sheriff.

The forum's panel included KPCW Reporter Rick Brough, Park Record Reporter Jay Hamburger, Park Record Editor Nan Chalat-Noaker and the event was moderated by KPCW News Director Leslie Thatcher.

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2014 Elections
2:30 pm
Thu October 23, 2014

Forsling Says She Brought More Services To Treasurer's Office

Corrie Forsling (D) at Monday night's KPCW-Park Record 2014 Election Forum

Summit County Treasurer Corrie Forsling says she has a good track record, loves her job, and wants to be elected to another term. She also responded to the accusations this week that her department has dispersed funds on some occasions without following proper policy. Rick Brough has more.

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