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Robbery suspect taken into custody on I-80
Interstate 80 westbound was shut down for a short time on Tuesday by officers from a joint response who took a robbery suspect into custody near Parley's Summit.
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Wed Mar 05, 2014
Summit County hopes firefighter training will save more lives
Imagine you're in a car accident and you need immediate help. The nearest firefighters would be dispatched, but they couldn't help you medically.
Basin Planning Commission members appointed
The Snyderville Basin Planning Commission may be a volunteer board, but the decisions it makes regarding the future of growth and development can have profound ramifications.
Tue Mar 04, 2014
Coalville seeks public art
Milt Neeley's "Flower" is one of the sculptures in the Coalville Artscape outdoor public-art gallery.
Salt Lake Tribune
Snow, slush and rain making for slippery Utah travel
The Utah Department of Transportation warned that Wasatch Front valley routes were wet and slick as a series of rain showers moved over the region.
Mon Mar 03, 2014
Rep. Mel Brown to seek re-election
Still in the midst of a busy 2014 legislative session, 53rd District Rep. Melvin Brown announced that he will run for re-election once again this November.
Sat Mar 01, 2014
Canyons maintenance building location voted down
A proposed relocation for an equipment maintenance building at Canyons Resort on Canyons Resort Drive between the Grand Summit Hotel and the Hidden Creek Condos was given a negative recommendation by the Snyderville Basin Planning Commission on Tuesday.
Fri Feb 28, 2014
S.B. 61 would change Truth-in-Taxation date
When a citizen petition in August of 2012 during the Truth-in-Taxation hearing stopped Summit County from enacting a property tax increase, it led to over $700,000 in cuts to road maintenance projects and about a $250,000 cut to the Sheriff's Office's budget.
General Plan seeks to balance growth, open space
A "general plan" may sound dull and bureaucratic, but in practice for Summit County it sets the stage for how future growth and development is balanced with protecting the local environment.
Wed Feb 26, 2014
Between Thursday, Feb. 20, and Sunday, Feb. 23, the Summit County Sheriff's Office responded to calls including the following: A man traveling too fast on his snowmobile in the Uinta Mountains flew off his snowmobile and into a stand of aspen trees.
Democrat lays into 'disinterested and uncooperative' Rob Bishop
Peter Clemens, a Democratic candidate for Congress, listens during a campaign stop in the Sndyerville Basin.
Count My Vote, Legislature could see conflict
With the State Legislature having its own take on Count My Vote through S.B. 54, supporters of the initiative say legislators are trying to nullify a citizen petition, while opponents believe the caucus and convention system should stay the way it is.
County Democratic Party Chair to run against Rep. Powell
Summit County Democratic Party Chair Glenn Wright announces he will campaign against 54th District Rep. Kraig Powell this November.
Tue Feb 25, 2014
Guest Editorial: Park City and Summit County making progress on affordable housing
Mountainlands Community Housing Trust would like to thank Amy Roberts for her recent column highlighting the difficulty that middle-income families encounter when looking for housing within the Park City community.
Seven county department head slots up for election this year
You won't find these jobs in the classified listings, but if you are looking for a near-six-figure salary and full benefits, it might be smart to consider working at the Summit County Courthouse in Coalville.
Mon Feb 24, 2014
Salt Lake Tribune
Will Utah empower consumers, businesses to buy renewable energy?
Making snow requires a lot of electricity. Utah's Park City Mountain Resort, along with other Summit County businesses, wants to obtain power from wind, sun and other renewable sources that don't emit greenhouse gases.
Fri Feb 21, 2014
Energy choice bill goes to Rules Committee for interim study
H.B. 110, sponsored by Rep. Kraig Powell , which would allow a city or county to contract for renewable energy for its residents, was sent back to the House Rules Committee for interim study.
Hugo reigns at the Park City Visitor Information Center
Claudia McMullin sits inside the Park City Visitor Information Center at Kimball Junction with her rescue dog, Hugo, the namesake of her new coffee shop located inside the building.
Bountiful residents worry about safety, environment if Tesoro brings pipeline through city
A group of Bountiful residents are concerned about Tesoro's proposed crude oil pipeline that could take the unrefined oil down one of the city's major thoroughfares.
Wed Feb 19, 2014
Between Wednesday, Feb. 12, and Monday, Feb. 18, the Summit County Sheriff's Office responded to calls including the following: An individual who saw a 37-year-old Hispanic male and a 12-year-old girl at a rest stop on Interstate 80 believed the girl is listed on the Missing & Exploited Children website.