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12-year-old caught with stack of fake bills at Park City Walmart

SUMMIT COUNTY, Utah (ABC4) – A 12-year-old boy was arrested after being caught with a stack of counterfeit bills at a Walmart store in Summit County. The Summit County Sheriff’s Office says the incident happened at Walmart Supercenter in Park City on June 29. Deputies responded to the retail store’s reports that the boy was […]
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Local teens caught shopping with counterfeit bills

Using counterfeit money to shop is illegal. But that’s precisely what local teens attempted to do at Wal-Mart over the weekend. According to the Summit County Sheriff’s Office, a teenage boy was confronted as he was trying to buy Sony airpods with counterfeit $10 bills. The teen admitted to getting the fraudulent money from a friend who had made a successful purchase with similar bills the day before.
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New program for sustainability in Park City

It is no surprise that the planet is facing some major climate issues. Utah has created a new program to hold businesses accountable for how they can make their practices more sustainable. We spoke with Morgan Mingle and Mary Closser about the way businesses in Utah are working to better the planet.
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Record editorial: County Courthouse hiring difficulties are a warning for Park City-area businesses

The trouble the Summit County government is experiencing as it attempts to hire staffers for a range of positions serves as a warning for the rest of the community. If a government armed with the financial resources of an impressive economic run, and the ability to offer a benefits package that many in the private sector cannot match, is having difficulty in the hiring market, businesses are likely also struggling to fill out their staffs even as the busiest stretch of the summer-tourism season has started.
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Summit County modifies approach to hiring amid labor shortage

Summit County officials have taken a modern approach to hiring as the nationwide labor shortage continues. The Great Resignation doesn’t seem to be happening locally like in other parts of the country, but the summer slowdown paired with Utah’s ranking as a state with one of the lowest unemployment rates in the country, high housing costs in the Park City area and the lingering coronavirus pandemic have made it challenging to fill vacancies at the County Courthouse, according to Summit County Manager Tom Fisher.
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Sheriff’s Report: Kamas man reports gunshot wound after night of drinking

Summit County Sheriff’s Office deputies responded to a past gunshot wound Sunday in Brown’s Canyon. A 24-year-old Kamas man reported he was struck in the right shin by multiple fragments of a possible bullet after a night of heavy drinking with a friend, according to a report from the Sheriff’s Office. The man said his friend shot a 9mm handgun into a brick floor, which caused one or more bullet fragments to ricochet and hit his leg.
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Semi tips, blocks traffic on I-80 in Summit County

SUMMIT COUNTY, Utah – A semitrailer tipped over on Interstate 80, reducing eastbound traffic to one lane. Utah Highway Patrol Trooper Quincey Breur told KSL-TV that the crash blocked off all traffic before opening one lane for traffic. Luckily, no other vehicles were involved in this crash. Breur said...
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Semi-truck rolls on I-80 at U.S.-40, Silver Creek Junction

SUMMIT COUNTY, Utah — A semi-truck rolled Sunday on I-80 at U.S.-40, Silver Creek Junction. The incident caused all east-bound lanes to temporarily close. Utah Highway Patrol Trooper Quincey Breur said the occupants of the vehicle involved reported minor injuries. UDOT Traffic reported that all lanes were back to...
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All lanes open after semitruck overturned on I-80 near Silver Creek

SILVER CREEK, Summit County — All eastbound lanes of Interstate 80 are now open near Silver Creek and U.S. Highway 40 after a semitruck overturned Sunday afternoon. The area was in complete shutdown with the semitruck blocking all eastbound traffic, according to Utah Highway Patrol trooper Quincey Breuer. A tow truck was en route to help with the cleanup.
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Wrong-way driver report leads to brief Summit County pursuit on I-80

Summit County Sheriff’s Office deputies were led on a brief chase June 30 after a wrong-way driver was reported on Interstate 80. Dispatchers received a call during the evening that a red vehicle was driving eastbound in a westbound lane of I-80 near mile marker 146, according to a report from the Sheriff’s Office. Deputies attempted to locate the vehicle and observed a car with a similar description driving the correct direction on an eastbound lane, but the vehicle was traveling in the middle of the road and swerving from one side to the other.
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PHOTOS: Oakley Rodeo celebrates 87th year

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