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Kamas Valley Library branch settles in with literary programs

September 24, 2018 — The Summit County Library Kamas Valley Branch has comfortably settled into literary and creative programs since it opened in the spring. These programs include story times, film screenings and coding clubs, said Lee Whiting, branch manager. "People are increasingly looking in different directions in growth

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Summit County and Park City dispatch merger deemed successful

September 24, 2018 — Park City and Summit County law enforcement officials say the dispatch center merger has reduced the number of 911-transfers and response times.

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Summit County local takes reins at Children’s Justice Center

September 23, 2018 — The Summit County Attorney’s Office selected a local woman to oversee operations at the Summit County Children’s Justice Center.

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Court report: Coalville man sentenced to 14 days in jail for attempted assault

September 23, 2018 — According to the Summit County Attorney's Office, the following cases were heard on Monday, Sept. 17, in 3rd District Court at the Summit County Justice Center: Aaron Robert Latta, 39, of Salt Lake City, entered a guilty plea to driving under the influence, a third-degree

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Summit County welcomes electric scooters to the Snyderville Basin

September 22, 2018 — Summit County passed a temporary ordinance on Wednesday to regulate the use of electric scooters in the Snyderville Basin.

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Summit in 60 Sept. 22: Electric scooters, Prop 2 debate, Children’s Justice Center

September 22, 2018 — This week in Summit County, electric scooters may be making an entrance to Snyderville Basin, a debate for Proposition 2 took place, and a new director for the Children’s Justice Center was announced. Angelique McNaughton presents the Summit in 60.

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Forum panelists support medical marijuana, but some not in favor of Utah’s Prop 2

September 21, 2018 — Nearly 75 people attended a panel discussion on Thursday that touched on various issues related to Utah’s Proposition 2 and the legalization of medical marijuana.

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Summit County inundated with complaints about Kilby Road construction (w/video)

September 19, 2018 — Summit County has been inundated with complaints about the new design of Kilby Road, with many questioning whether the improvements will actually deter speeding or cause more accidents.

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Sheriff’s report: Ogden men arrested after Summit Park burglary

September 19, 2018 — Three men from Ogden were arrested last week after leading Summit County Sheriff's deputies on a vehicle chase that ended in West Valley City, according to the Sheriff's Office. The incident began when a Summit Park homeowner contacted dispatch after noticing three men had broken

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Park City forum will tackle legalization of medical marijuana

September 19, 2018 — A public forum on Thursday will tackle Utah’s Proposition 2 and address the benefits and harms of medical marijuana use.

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Summit County joins discussion about state’s roadless rules petition

September 18, 2018 — Summit County Council members say they are in favor of creating an avenue for the U.S. Forest Service to manage the forest.

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Summit County Council candidates talk affordable housing and development

September 15, 2018 — As Summit County continues to grow, how that development will be handled and where it should be located remains a hot-button issue for elected officials. There are millions of square feet of commercial space already approved and waiting to be built in the Snyderville Basin

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California man pleads guilty to human trafficking charge in Summit County

September 15, 2018 — A man from California who was stopped on Interstate 80 in Summit County with eight undocumented passengers has pleaded guilty to human trafficking, according to the Summit County Attorney’s Office.

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Park City man convicted of dragging deputy with his car enters into plea agreement

September 15, 2018 — A Park City man accused of nearly running a deputy with the Summit County Sheriff’s Office over when Interstate 80 was closed for construction last month was sentenced to community service on Monday.

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Court report: Park City man sentenced to probation for attempted assault

September 15, 2018 — According to the Summit County Attorney's Office, the following cases were heard on Monday, Sept. 10, in 3rd District Court at the Summit County Justice Center: Sean Thomas Richards Blair, 34, of Salt Lake City, entered a guilty plea to the following charges: attempted operation

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Summit County Council upholds Newpark condo project’s approval

September 14, 2018 — The Summit County Council unanimously agreed on Wednesday to uphold the approval of a contentious condominium project in Newpark

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Summit in 60: September 14, 2018

September 14, 2018 — This week, the Summit County Council agreed to uphold a condominium project in Newpark, a seat on the Council is being challenged by a write-in, and Gorgoza Park will be closed this season. It’s Summit in 60 with reporter Angelique McNaughton.  

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Mountainlands Community Housing Trust celebrates 25-year anniversary

September 13, 2018 — It had been eight years since the nonprofit was launched to create, preserve and advocate for affordable housing in Summit and Wasatch counties. But, the organization was still trying to find its footing.

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Sheriff’s report: Deputies respond to five suspected cases of domestic violence

September 13, 2018 — A 24-year-old Park City man was arrested over the weekend for fleeing from deputies during a traffic stop in Jeremy Ranch, according to the Summit County Sheriff's Office. Deputies attempted to pull the man over after observing him traveling at a high rate of speed

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New nonprofit Elmer’s Helpers donates school materials to Summit County classrooms

September 13, 2018 — The goal of the nonprofit is to deliver school materials to dozens of classrooms in Summit and Wasatch counties over the next year.

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