Summit County

  Even though the floods from Boulder Colorado are making headlines, Summit County's biggest problem is still wildfire. Rick Brough has more. 

Summit County is keeping an eye on the construction timeline for the Canyons Resort golf course. County Manager Bob Jasper talked about that Tuesday.

Emergency responders in the East County had to deal with a fire near Kamas, and a minor flood near Coalville. Rick Brough has more. 

  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.

  Summit County Beef is under new ownership - it has switched from a county sponsored non-profit to a for-profit business with more varieties of meat coming your way. Lynn Ware Peek has more. 

PCFD/Paul Hewitt

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.

Utah Department of Transportation

A single-vehicle truck-trailer accident held up traffic on U.S. 40 Friday afternoon. It sent both passengers to Salt Lake hospitals, one of those with critical injuries. Rick Brough has more.

Fire Aftermath

Aug 19, 2013
PCFD/Paul Hewitt

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.

Larry Warren

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.

PCFD/Paul Hewitt

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.

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