Summit County

In the first segment of today's show, Nicky DeFord with Vail Resorts join hosts Chris Cherniak and Nell Larson to talk about Vail's ongoing efforts in environmental sustainability. In the second segment, Stephanie Dolmat-Connell of the University of Utah and Lisa Yoder of Summit County joined the show to talk about the University's "Community Solar" program. Finally, Nell and Chris share why it's a bad idea to leave your car running, unattended, with the air conditioner on, just to keep your dog cool.

Mountain Summer - July 18, 2014

Jul 18, 2014

Meisha Lawson joins John Wells for another edition of Mountain Summer, including a visit from Greg West of Utah Olympic Park. He dropped by to talk about Western Day on Saturday (7/19). Travis English from Summit County Fair dropped by with Paige Lindsay, Miss Summit County 2013. They talked about the fair coming up in the next few weeks. Laurie Backus, a park ranger at Jordanelle also joined the show to talk about Fire On The Water, also on Saturday (7/19). Meisha and John also gave a rundown of a bunch of other events all over the area this weekend.

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Leslie Crawford has been the Summit County Engineer for a little over a year. She's not only busy with designing and maintaining the county's roads, but is heavily involved with the proposed Tesoro pipeline, and the regional Mountain Accord process. Rick Brough has more.

The 2014 Rainbow Family of Living Light world peace and healing gathering could be headed back to northern Utah. KPCW's Leslie Thatcher reports.

The Summit County Council is likely to have a short meeting Wednesday. The only major item on their agenda has been postponed. Rick Brough has more.

Some items from the past made their appearance on the agenda for the Summit County Council Wednesday. Rick Brough has more.

Summit County Manager Bob Jasper said he doesn't know what the Canyons Resort will present tomorrow about its 18-hole golf course - and the scheduled completion by September.

He did say the developers have asked to change one of the benchmarks scheduled this summer. Rick Brough has more.

The Summit County Council Wednesday got an update on their transit system. And it was apparent that their decisions on some major items are awaiting further study. Rick Brough has more.

Summit County Republicans will not have a primary contest after all for the position of County Recorder, with one of the candidates dropping out. Rick Brough has more.

Citizens have until the end of Tuesday the 15th to vote on a public art sculpture for Coalville, in the People's Choice Award, jointly sponsored by Coalville City and Summit County's Public Arts Advisory Board. Rick Brough has more.