Summit County

A 40-year-old homicide case was finally solved this week, but no one will be going to jail. KPCW's Leslie Thatcher has more.

Summit County went looking for a transportation manager and found one right in its own back yard, Caroline Ferris is an 8-year resident of the Basin and so has seen the traffic issues she'll be dealing with. Rick Brough reports on her first visit to KPCW.

On today's Local News Hour, Summit Land Conservancy Director Cheryl Fox announces the latest conservation easement on 62 acres in Brown's Canyon. Kimball Art Center Director Robin Marrouche has the latest on 46th annual Arts Festival. Summit County Manager Tom Fisher introduces newly-hired Transportation Manager Caroline Ferris. Recycle Utah Director Insa Riepen stops by for her monthly update and Park City Institute director Teri Orr has details about Thursday's Easton Corbin concert at Deer Valley's Snow Park Amphitheater.

At the most recent meeting of the Summit County Council of Governments, members of the Summit County Council and local mayors discussed if they want to proposed a new county-wide sales tax to fund transit improvements - and if so, when would they put it on the ballot. Rick Brough has more.

ON today's Local News Hour, Cheryl Fox director of the Summit Land Conservancy talks about her trip back to Washington D.C. to meet with Utah's congressional delegation. Outgoing PCCAPS director Jennifer Jackent hal says now that the program is doing well, it's time for her to move on. Summit County manager Tom Fisher discusses the agenda for Wednesday's county council meeting and Canyons General Manager Mike Goar talks about his new job - in Keystone, Colorado.

'Transportation's Uncomfortable Choices' was the topic for Thursday night's public panel discuss and forum, hosted by the Project for a Deeper Understanding. Moderated by former Summit County Commissioner and KPCW Board President Bob Richer lead the panel into a discussion of options and plans involving transportation into and around Summit County.

Panelists included:

Dan Campbell

Former Summit County Commissioner Gene Moser passed away on Sunday during a visit to New Mexico.  KPCW's Rick Brough has more.

Summit County officially advanced to the semifinal round of the Georgetown University Prize Wednesday - a national competition to reduce energy use. Leslie Thatcher has more.

A Utah woman suspected of posing as a lawyer and representing clients is scheduled to appear in court Tuesday. KPCW's Leslie Thatcher has more.

Summit County's newly-appointed County Manager, Tom Fisher is due to come on board in a week.    Meanwhile, the County Council has a fairly light agenda for their regular session Wednesday.   Rick Brough has more.

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