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Summit Community Solar events

Summit Community Solar will host information sessions in June and July. The dates, times and locations are: Monday, June 10, at Treasure Mountain Inn, 255 Main Street in Park City from 5:30 to 7:30 p.m.; Thursday, June 13, at Summit County Courthouse, Conference Room 1, 60 N. Main Street in Coalville from 6 to 7:30 p.m., and Wednesday, July 31, at Cattleman’s Hall, North Center Street in Oakley from 6 to 7:30 p.m.

On Monday, July 8, they will also host a solar financing session at the Summit County Library at Kimball Junction, 1885 Ute Boulevard in Park City from 5:30 to 7:30 p.m.

For more information on Summit Community Solar, e-mail , call 801-903-2031 or visit .

RAP tax 2013

The Summit County Cultural RAP Tax recommendations for 2013 were proposed at Wednesday’s County Council meeting. The total 2013 request for 18 cultural programs was $1,521,309, almost double the recommended amount of $814,787. The 2011 grant amount was $672,954.

The RAP tax helps fund such programs as the Park Silly Sunday Market, Arts-Kids and the Park City Performing Arts Foundation, among others. The County Council will consider the recommendations next week.

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Fatal crash occurs on I-80

A fatal crash occurred on Interstate 80 westbound on the night of Tuesday, June 4, at 7:02 p.m. near Lamb’s Canyon. The victim was identified as Anthony R. Watt, 57, of West Valley City, according to Utah Highway Patrol Cpl. Todd Johnson.

Watt was driving a silver Dodge pickup and was reportedly driving aggressively. The pickup veered off the Interstate to the left, entering a 20-foot wide opening between the median concrete barriers. Watt’s vehicle then launched over the main flow of Lamb’s Canyon and crashed on the adjacent side of the structure, according to the Utah Department of Public Safety’s website. Watt was declared dead at the scene.