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17 hrs ago | Tooele Transcript Bulletin On-line

Commission salary reviewed

When the Tooele County Commissioners voted to raise their salary by 3.75 percent this week, their new annual salary became $65,396.The salary of a county commissioner in counties just above and below Tooele County in population are less than a Tooele County Commissioner - but demographic and organizational differences make a direct comparison ... (more)

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Wed Aug 20, 2014

Park Record

County Council to hold public hearings

The Summit County Council will meet in session on Wednesday, Aug. 20, with a number of high-profile topics to discuss and present, including several public hearings and a 90-minute work session on the Mountain Accord.

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Related Topix: Park City, UT, Summit Park, UT

Park Record

County Council to hold public hearing

The Summit County Council will hold a public hearing for the Snyderville Basin Special Recreation District at about 6:30 p.m. on Wednesday, Aug. 20. Rena Jordan, district director, in a past work session said the bond will be used for the acquisition of open space, expanding recreation facilities, and maintenance and development of trails.

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Park Record

Public defenders believe in their roles

In the United States, even if you cannot afford a lawyer, you will have one defending you and your rights.

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Tue Aug 19, 2014

Park Record

Art Pianos for All reaches the National Ability Center

Kevin Arthofer, middle center, and National Ability Center summer campers watch as a student glazes over a paper flower cutout on a piano placed at the NAC by Art Pianos for All.

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Park Record

Ex-teacher ordered to stand trial for alleged sex abuse

A former South Summit Middle School teacher accused of sexually abusing students has been ordered to face a trial after he waived his right to a preliminary hearing.

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Park Record

Friends of Animals Utah's Barking Ball ready to roll

KSL TV's Jennifer Hardman emcees last year's Friends of Animals Utah's Barking Ball Fundraiser.

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Park Record

Elks Lodge honors first responders

First responders from Summit County are honored by the Park City Elks Lodge on Aug. 16. From left: Justin Hemingway, Peter Emery, Corey Allinson, Elks Exalted Leader Rickie Taylor, Ed Wilde, and Mike Phillips.

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Mon Aug 18, 2014

Park Record

ATV accidents keep rangers on their toes

Over the weekend, two separate off-highway vehicle accidents injured five people, three of whom were airlifted to Salt Lake Valley hospitals.

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Sat Aug 16, 2014

Forbes.com

Park City Says Mountain Lease Worth No More Than $1 Million A Year

Park City and Vail were required to present arguments for how much the mountain is worth so the Summit County court can set a bond as Park City pursues an appeal of a previous order evicting it from the land.

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Fri Aug 15, 2014

Park Record

County adds open space

The Summit County Council added another 325 acres of open space to its holdings after approving a land transfer from the state to the Snyderville Basin Special Recreation District at its Wednesday, Aug. 6 meeting.

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Park Record

Summit County wins fundraising award

Summit County Councilwoman Kim Carson shows off the award Summit County Strong won in June s Susan G. Komen Race for the Cure.

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Park Record

U Community Solar can help Summit residents

Jorg Rugemer s Summit Park home will have solar panels affixed to the roof. He is a participant in U Community Solar, which is available to Summit County residents.

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Park Record

Feds indict ex-teacher accused of child porn

Jose Ardanaz Ezcurdia, 31, who taught second grade at Parley's Park Elementary -- previous press releases from the Park City School District had stated he was a fifth-grade teacher -- was arrested last weekend after police allegedly found child porn at his home.

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Wed Aug 13, 2014

KSL-TV

Park City teacher accused of possessing child porn

A fifth-grade math teacher at Parley's Park Elementary and area Boy Scout leader is accused of possessing child pornography.

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Salt Lake Tribune

Utah 5th grade teacher accused of having child porn

Jose Maria Ardanaz Ezcurida, 31, was charged Monday in Summit County's 3rd District Court with five counts of second-degree felony sexual exploitation of a minor.

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Tue Aug 12, 2014

Park Record

New measures for the dogs

Though substantial changes to Summit County's leash laws -- such as requiring a special off-leash tag -- have been suspended until more funding can be secured, County Council still considered and approved two measures related to dogs at Wednesday's weekly Council meeting at the Sheldon Richins Building.

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Park Record

Artist Association elevates local art with weekend show

Author and artist Corinne Humphrey's "Play Every Day!" will be among the works presented in the Park City Professional Artist Association's fourth Art Elevated exhibit at the Park City Visitor Information Center at Kimball Junction this weekend.

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Park Record

Judge approaches retirement with nostalgia

Judge Terry L. Christiansen will retire from the Third District Court bench on Oct. 1. Although he has presided over murder and rape trials, they aren't the cases that Judge Terry L. Christiansen prefers to think about as he approaches his retirement from the Third District Court bench scheduled for Oct. 1. The cases he likes to think about are the ... (more)

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Mon Aug 11, 2014

Utah Business

Report Shows Tourism Was Strong Throughout Utah in 2013

Whether enjoying the arches in Grand County, boating the turquoise waters of Bear Lake in Rich County, exploring the sandstone kingdoms of Washington County or skiing the powdery slopes of Summit County, tourists visited every county in Utah in 2013.

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