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Tesoro exploring alternate route

Feedback from stakeholders prompted move
08/29/2014 05:02 PM MDT
Tesoro Refining & Marketing, bowing to feedback from Summit County officials and stakeholders such as water purveyors and landowners, is exploring the possibility of altering the route of the proposed Uinta Express Pipeline considerably. 
Restoring the Cluff Ward house the goal
08/29/2014 04:46 PM MDT - "If walls could talk, I could just sit here and listen," said Celeste Gates as she stood inside the Cluff Ward house three miles up Chalk Creek Road Read more...

Driver in fatal collision recovering
08/29/2014 04:46 PM MDT - The Utah Highway Patrol investigation into a fatal car collision on July 15 in Summit County is still ongoing, the UHP said Thursday. Read more...

Summit County Fair ticketing system suffers security breach
08/29/2014 04:46 PM MDT - Summit County officials are encouraging people who recently bought tickets for the Summit County Fair's demolition derby and rodeo to contact their Read more...

Fetch isn't a game for rescue dogs
08/26/2014 04:27 PM MDT - "One canine team can do the job of more than 150 people searching with probes in rock-hard avalanche debris," according to Wasatch Backcountry Read more...

Basin Rec specifies what funding will be used for
08/26/2014 04:26 PM MDT - The Summit County Council has approved the Snyderville Basin Special Recreation District's request to place a $25 million bond on the November Read more...

Attempted kidnapping foiled in Kamas
08/27/2014 04:48 PM MDT - The Summit County Sheriff's Office is asking for the public's help in finding a man suspected of kidnapping a boy at his home in Kamas. Read more...

Pedestrian and wildlife crossing begins construction
08/26/2014 04:26 PM MDT - Traffic should not be impacted as construction began Monday on a pedestrian and wildlife tunnel underneath U. Read more...

Frontier Days to host concert for first time
08/26/2014 04:26 PM MDT - Francis Frontier Days takes place every Labor Day weekend, and that hasn't changed over the years.But that doesn't mean there isn't change. Read more...

Pedestrian and wildlife crossing begins construction
08/22/2014 04:32 PM MDT - Traffic should not be impacted as the Utah Department of Transportation begins Monday, Aug. 25, building a pedestrian and wildlife tunnel underneath Read more...

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