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Amy Roberts: So long, summer

September 20, 2017 — I say it every year, about this time of year. Some dismayed form of, "It's over already? Where did the summer go?"

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Letters to the Editor, Sept. 20-22

September 20, 2017 — Resident questions impact of proposed care facility Editor: My letter is for the attention of all Summit County residents including Park City and Pinebrook in particular. The Park Record headline of September 12, "Assisted living home is proposed near Pinebrook," is accurate in one respect […]

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Local emergency responders unfazed by Monday’s earthquake

September 19, 2017 — It will take a lot more than a 3.3 magnitude earthquake to rattle Summit County’s well-trained emergency responders.

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Letters to the Editor, Sept.16-19, 2017

September 19, 2017 — Submissions from Park Record readers.

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Guest Editorial: Slow down for the safety of our pets

September 18, 2017 — An emotional plea to abide by neighborhood speed limits .

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Affordable housing lottery is a win for new homeowners and the community

September 17, 2017 — This week a handful of lucky locals learned they would soon become full-fledged homeowners in the town where they work and play. It is a dream they share with many others who make up Park City’s burgeoning workforce but cannot afford the town’s pricey real estate.

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Tom Clyde: Nature shows who’s boss

September 17, 2017 — The hurricanes in Texas and Florida have been interesting to watch from a comfortable and dry distance. The power of those storms amazes me, and the damage left in their wakes is stunning.

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Guest editorial

September 12, 2017 — I lost a very good friend last week. He was a selfless man who gave to others as if he was an endless well of faith and encouragement. He taught me that a simple life is the best way to live and that the only […]

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Guest editorial

September 12, 2017 — Itʼs the 6th anniversary of my move from Colorado to Park City, and the anniversary of meeting my first friend in my new town. Iʼm a runner, and having settled into a rental in Pinebrook, my dogs and I set out to explore the trails […]

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Take a deep breath and enjoy the off season

September 12, 2017 — Go right ahead — make a left turn off of Kearns Boulevard during the morning commute, pull into a parking spot right in front of your favorite restaurant on Main Street or dare to go to the market at 5:30 p.m.! Park City's ever-shorter off […]

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Jay Meehan: Patriotic symbols

September 12, 2017 — I usually don't see the anniversary of 9/11 coming anymore unless prompted by a random thought or a mention by a friend or in the media. All of a sudden, like today as I type this, it's just there, right in front of my face, […]

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Amy Roberts: Where No Credit Is Due

September 12, 2017 — I suppose if you're going to jeopardize the personal information of nearly half of America, capitalize on your ineptness, and completely bungle one response after the next, last week wasn't a bad time to do so. Between Harvey and Irma, half of the western US […]

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Guest editorial

September 8, 2017 — Shorter days, cooler evenings, and backpacks in the hallway suggest that another season is upon us. As teachers and students return to the classrooms, we appreciate the role of education in our lives and the opportunities it affords our children. Adding to the excitement is […]

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Letters to the Editor, Sept. 9-12, 2017

September 8, 2017 — Thanks for coming to breakfast Editor: On behalf of the Parishioners of St. Mary's Catholic Church, I would like to thank the community for supporting the annual "Miners Day Breakfast" on Miners Day. The weather was absolutely wonderful and so were the crowds. We are […]

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Parents, teachers and students show no tolerance for weapons at school

September 8, 2017 — With classes in session for less than a month, the Park City School District already has experienced a sobering reminder of the times we live in. Tuesday night, a local student posted a Snapchat photo of a weapon in a backpack along with a threatening […]

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Tom Clyde: Success sucks

September 8, 2017 — Back in the day, community decisions seemed easier. The numbers weren't so big (though the City's budget was proportionately smaller), and the resources didn't seem so finite. The population was small enough that while nothing happened without a good fight, there was a general consensus […]

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Teri Orr: A Mother of a week

September 8, 2017 — You can see her fury, feel her shudder, hear her wrath. Hell, as the saying goes, hath no fury … The quote comes from a play by William Congreve – The Mourning Bride- written in 1697 “Heav’n has no rage like love to hatred turn’d […]

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Letters to the Editor, Sept. 2-5, 2017

September 5, 2017 — It's time to admit that climate change is real Editor: It doesn't take the 1,000-year storm named Harvey to prove climate change. Consider that we haven't had a major storm hit the U.S. in the past 12 years. Or the fact that in the last […]

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Trump’s decision on DACA runs counter to Park City’s values

September 5, 2017 — President Donald J. Trump continues to enact policies that run counter to many of the values that Park City residents hold dear. In addition to his previous decisions to roll back critical environmental initiatives, including U.S. participation in the Paris Climate Accord, this week he […]

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Jay Meehan: The DNA of pigskin

September 5, 2017 — I am quite aware as to how we siblings of the clan contracted the virus in question. Up and down the line, we all blame our father Bob, the patriarch. No passing the buck to another sports fan from the family tree, here. We are […]

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