Citizens of the Wasatch Back were able to see Five candidates running to represent District 26 in the Utah Senate participated in a forum in Heber on June 13th. The event was sponsored by the Park City Unit of the League of Women Voters of Salt Lake. KPCW’s David Boyle has more:

New Alcohol Laws Cause Concerns For Restaurateurs

Jun 15, 2018
Shabu- Park City

In 2017 the Utah Legislature passed an Alcohol Amendment Bill that eliminated the Dining Club Liquor License category.  It takes effect July 1st.  Restaurant and Bar owners who previously held the Dining Club license, which allowed for alcohol service, have been forced to change their business model to accommodate the new law. Many Restaurateurs have found it complicated and cumbersome and they’re worried about the long term effects the new law will have on business. Carolyn Murray has this:

The Willow Creek Fire near Strawberry reservoir is 25% contained. David Boyle has more:

The Summit County Council will sit down soon to ratify the recommendations they’ve received on grants from restaurant tax funds.

But they might change one recommendation they got from their citizens committee; not granting any funding to Park City Municipal for its Fourth of July celebration. Rick Brough has more:

A sentence of up to five years in the Utah State Prison has been handed down to an out-of-state fugitive. He was caught in Summit County and committed a number of offenses here. Rick Brough has more:

The Utah Attorney General has filed charges against a former victim advocate with the Summit County Attorney's office, alleging that she misused public donations that came to her as part of her job. Rick Brough has more:

"Three Identical Strangers" is a documentary about triplets seperated at birth. It's dramatic and delightful until it becomes dark and disturbing. Barb Bretz has this week's Friday Film Review:

County council member Glenn Wright says he's looking into the notion of a satellite campus locally for Utah State University. Rick Brough has more:

It’s less than two weeks before the voting for Utah’s primary election is completed and tallied on Tuesday, June 26th. With that in mind, former County Democratic Party Char Glenn Wright wants voters to know that they can register as Democrat or Republican for the election—even temporarily, if you lie. Rick Brough has more:


Summit County

Summit County is continuing to look at how to develop electric power for vehicles, houses and buses.

County council member Glenn Wright reviewed some of those ideas in his interview with KPCW on Thursday. Rick Brough has more: