Summit County Attorney

After nearly nine months in office, Summit County Attorney Robert Hilder said he hasn't made any major changes. He tells KPCW he's enjoying the job and has inherited a capable staff from his predecessor. Rick Brough has more.

On today's program, Leslie Thatcher speaks with Summit County Council Member Chris Robinson about the approval of the Canyon Corners project - paving the way for the move by Whole Foods Market. Summit County Attorney Robert Hilder reflects back on his first 8 months in office. PCHS Booster Club President Kayla Pelegrin talks about how you can support the Booster Club and a number of extra curricular activities at the high school and Park City resident David Bennett talks about why he doesn't support Rocky Mountain Power's proposed surcharge on solar customers.

A Third District Judge in Summit County is ordering a woman accused of posing as a lawyer to stay out of the legal profession. Rick Brough has the story.

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.

The candidates for Summit County Attorney, incumbent David Brickey and former Third District Court Judge Robert Hilder, jousted over their records, as well as their qualifications to handle both the civil and criminal sides of their job. They also delved into some of their judgment calls at Monday's 2014 Election Forum. Rick Brough has more.

Former Third District Court Judge Robert Hilder says he's running for County Attorney because there should be a change in the Attorney's Office, and there should be leadership there. And he says voters should have a choice for the position. Rick Brough has more.

courtesy David Brickey

Summit County Attorney David Brickey is asking voters to return him to office for the third time - though this year, he's facing an opposing candidate. Brickey told KPCW that on the criminal side, his office has been successful in holding defendants accountable. On the civil side, his staff has worked well with the county's elected officials. Rick Brough has more.

The Summit County's Attorney's has declined to prosecute a Summit Park resident who shot and killed a moose after it attacked his dog about two weeks ago.

Chief Prosecutor Matthew Bates, wrote in a letter that the shooter, who legally had a 40 caliber semi-automatic hand gun under a conceal-carry permit, acted in self defense when he fired twice at the moose.

Bates, however,  said he was referring the case to Animal Control, to site the shooter for walking his dog off leash. Rick Brough has more.

Summit County Attorney Dave Brickley announced Tuesday that he has appointed a Chief Prosecutor - naming Matthew Bates, who has worked in the Attorney's Office the past three years. Rick Brough has more.

The filing window for candidates in the 2014 county and state races opened on Friday. The applications at the Summit County clerk's office already show there will be contests for a position on the County Council, Summit County Attorney and County Sheriff. Rick Brough has more.