Summit County is contemplating capital road projects costing up to $152 million in its Transportation Master Plan up to the year 2030. An Important part of paying for that is the Transportation Impact Fee set on new business in the Basin. But some businesses have been disgruntled about paying the fee. Rick Brough has more.
If there's a wildfire, the best possible scenario would be to have a lake full of water a mile away - with free dipping privileges. As KPCW's Leslie Thatcher reports - that's been the case with the Rockport Fire.
The Rockport Fire was reported at 90% containment Monday morning. But even last week, at the height of the blaze, Summit County officials said they needed to think about the aftermath. Rick Brough has more.
Leaking propane tanks in the Rockport Ranches and Rockport Estates subdivisions may mean that even though an evacuation order is lifted sometime soon, it could be a while before residents are actually allowed to live in their homes. KPCW's Leslie Thatcher reports.
The blazed that started Tuesday in the Rockport Estates area is the worst fire that Summit County has seen in years. But Local Emergency personnel might understandably think that the opening act started this weekend.
In the prior days, the County's Fire Warden and firefighters have been busy responding to a rash of small fires in eastern Summit County - mostly lightning caused. Rick Brough has more.
A Bridge Hollow resident who has refused to evacuate since the Rockport fire started Tuesday apparently had had enough and asked for a police escort down the hill today. KPCW's Leslie Thatcher has more.
A joint meeting between all the government officials and planning staffs from Park City, Heber City, Summit and Wasatch Counties was held earlier this week and was the first in what will likely be many over the coming months. KPCW's Leslie Thatcher has more.