New and familiar faces file for candidacy this week
Sean Wharton files against Councilman Dave Ure
the close of business Thursday, Summit County voters will have a good preview of November's ballot, which will include two County Council races and Read more...
The roots of democracy sprout at neighborhood caucuses
For a real taste of the democratic process, take the time to participate in your neighborhood caucus. Read more...
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 Read more...
County Democratic Party Chair to run against Rep. Powell
54th District Rep. Kraig Powell (R-Heber City) will have an opponent in this November's election. Summit County Democratic Party Chair Glenn Wright, Read more...
Two familiar names declare candidacy for Sum. Co. Sheriff
Two more lawmen have announced their intent to join the Summit County Sheriff's campaign, and voters may recognize them, as both ran against Sheriff Read more...
County Council member Robinson, Rep. Powell will seek re-election
County Council member Chris Robinson (D) and Utah State Rep. Kraig Powell (R) both told The Park Record this week that they will seek re-election. Read more...
Man says he petted zoo cougars after calling 'Here, kitty'
DELAWARE, Ohio (AP) — An Ohio man who jumped a fence to pet cougars at the Columbus zoo and posted video of it on YouTube says he jokingly said "Here, kitty" and decided to move closer when the animals seemed to respond. Full Story
Anne Tyler, Marilynne Robinson up for Booker fiction prize
LONDON (AP) — Novels by Americans Anne Tyler and Marilynne Robinson are among 13 contenders for the 50,000-pound ($78,000) Booker Prize for fiction. Full Story
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Tyler Perry to reunite Bobbi Kristina Brown with Whitney Houston
Actor and filmmaker reportedly will transport Brown's body after Saturday's memorial service in Georgia to funeral at New Jersey cemetery where her famous singer mother is buried.