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Sheriff’s report: Furniture and appliances stolen from Airbnb

November 15, 2018 — According to the Summit County Sheriff's Office, law enforcement responded to several calls between Monday, Nov. 5, and Sunday, Nov. 11, including a case where furniture and appliances were stolen from a property when it was rented out on Airbnb. Sunday, Nov. 11 Dispatch received

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UPDATED: USOC visits Park City, Salt Lake City as bid race narrows

November 15, 2018 — Representatives from the United States Olympic Committee visited Salt Lake City on Wednesday and toured the broader Olympic region's athletic facilities as the committee's timeline to select a U.S. bid city for the games in 2030 narrows.

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Summit County Councilor still resistant as county joins roadless rules petition

November 15, 2018 — Summit County Councilor Roger Armstrong's resistance to the county joining the petition Gov. Gary Herbert's Office is spearheading that would create a state-specific version of the U.S. Forest Service rule regarding roadless areas has not wavered. Armstrong compared the current process to what the county

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Hoytsville incorporation vote ‘not surprising,’ some say

November 14, 2018 — When Hoytsville residents petitioned Lt. Gov. Spencer Cox's office to incorporate the area in eastern Summit County known as Hoytsville, they figured the autonomy would help produce a better community. "The idea was just to see if we could better ourselves as a town," said

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Summit County firefighters arrive in California to help battle deadly blazes

November 13, 2018 — Several Summit County firefighters arrived in California on Monday to help the nearly 10,000 firefighters who are already on the West Coast battling the deadliest wildfires in the state’s history.

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UPDATED: One suspect who led a foot pursuit in Bear Hollow Village arrested

November 13, 2018 — One of three men who led law enforcement on a pursuit in Bear Hollow Village in the Snyderville Basin has been arrested, according to the Summit County Sheriff's Office. The 36-year-old man, of Las Vegas, was arrested under suspicion of burglary, said Lt. Andrew Wright,

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Park City veterans honored by the University of Utah for their service

November 11, 2018 — For the longest time, Carl Workman, a 94-year-old World War II veteran, refused to talk about his time spent overseas. The Park City native didn't see a reason to share memories with his family of witnessing his friends getting blown up or helping men who

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Summit in 60: Nov. 10 (video)

November 10, 2018 — This week in Summit in 60: A recap of the Nov. 8 election results in Summit County The Summit County Clerk responds to complaints about provisional ballots on Election Day The Summit County Council approves a grant to the Summit Land Conservancy Two Parkites will be

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Summit County contributes $500,000 toward preservation of Basin farm

November 10, 2018 — The Summit Land Conservancy is $500,000 closer to saving the Osguthorpe Farm on Old Ranch Road from development. After nearly a year of negotiations between Summit County and Summit Land Conservancy, the County Council approved a $500,000 contribution on Wednesday toward the preservation of the

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Election Day voters in Summit County upset ballots weren’t counted on Tuesday

November 9, 2018 — When Malory Pigott voted in the 2016 election, she went to a voting center at Ecker Hill Middle School. At the time, she was unaware that she should have received a mail-in-ballot. It was the first general election where the county was using the vote-by-mail

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UPDATED: Summit County Councilor re-elected over write-in candidate

November 9, 2018 — When Summit County Council incumbent Glenn Wright learned he would be facing a write-in candidate, he knew it would be an uphill battle for his opponent. But, he appreciated the competition. Wright said it forced him to campaign and review what he has helped the

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UPDATED: Voters elect educator to Park City school board

November 9, 2018 — Kara Hendrickson is the newest member of the Park City Board of Education. Hendrickson, a former teacher in the district, earned more than twice the number of votes than her opponent Vicky Fitlow in the District 4 race. Hendrickson won 69.7 percent of the vote

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Sheriff’s report: Lost hiker quickly found in eastern Summit County

November 8, 2018 — A South Jordan man who became lost last while hunting in eastern Summit County was quickly found, according to the Summit County Sheriff's Office. The man, 56, was hunting on Oct. 31 in the Christensen Ranch/Hayne's Ranch area of Upper Chalk Creek, a Sheriff's report

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Summit County’s day of giving returns Friday

November 7, 2018 — All eyes will be on more than 100 nonprofit organizations that serve Summit County on Friday while they vie for donations as part of the 24-hour drive: Live PC Give PC. The Park City Community Foundation is once again sponsoring the event to help spread

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South Summit Fire District wants to increase taxes

November 6, 2018 — South Summit homeowners may notice an increase on their 2019 property tax bills if the governing body of the South Summit Fire Protection District approves a nearly 150 percent tax hike next month as part of the district's budget. Chief Scott Anderson says he knows

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Electric bike share program winds down for the season

November 5, 2018 — Summit County official says the second season of the county’s electric bike share program has been a success. But, she admitted, it still needs a little work.

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UPDATED: Ballots sent to Summit County voters with incorrect return envelope

November 5, 2018 — When Kelly Cryts received her vote-by-mail ballot over the weekend, she couldn't wait to fill it out. She immediately laid the ballot out on her coffee table, setting aside the return envelope, and began researching the candidates and ballot measures. Cryts had to leave for

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Summit County has issued fewer building permits in 2018 than in 2017

November 5, 2018 — A Summit County Building Official says permits and licenses are down, but inspections are up and development isn’t slowing down.

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Heber City man pleads guilty to enticing a minor after undercover operation

November 4, 2018 — A Heber City man accused of enticing a minor over the internet pleaded guilty to the charge on Monday, according to court documents. Josue Adolfo Salas, 26, pleaded guilty in Summit County's 3rd District Court to enticing a minor by internet or text, a second-degree

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Court report: Park City man pleads guilty to attempted rape

November 4, 2018 — According to the Summit County Attorney's Office, the following cases were heard on Monday, Oct. 29, in 3rd District Court at the Summit County Justice Center: Jeffery Lynn Evans, 61, of Park City, was sentenced for two counts of possession or use of a controlled

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