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July 29, 2016 — First off, the intention behind this letter is to generate conversation. Animal rescue groups work tirelessly for the animals under their care, and go above and beyond to ensure the animals they have taken in are properly rehabbed and rehomed. And fundraising is a vital […]

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Letters to the Editor, July 13-15, 2016

July 29, 2016 — Dangerous Acronym—P-L-I Editor: P-L-I, the acronym for Rob Bishop’s “Public Lands Initiative” translates roughly to “Prolific Leasing Initiative” if it goes through. It is a Trojan Horse bearing “gifts” like rolling back protections where they currently exist: Red Rock Wilderness Act—eviscerated; roadlessness in Wilderness Study […]

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July 29, 2016 — I learned this week that the Democratic National Committee underminded support for Presidential candidate Bernie Sanders because he was not religious enough. Like a Samaritan in Jesus’s day, Bernie is not an active member of the chosen religion. The RNC has the same filter. Nevertheless […]

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Letters to the Editor, July 27-29, 2016

July 26, 2016 — Outrage over Vail overplayed Editor: Congratulations to the outraged Parkites celebrating their victory over Vail Corp’s trademark. I have to wonder though if this is a pyrrhic victory. Remember, this is the same town that managed to evict a really cool downtown arts center because […]

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July 22, 2016 — As I reflect upon the hateful events that have taken place in Baton Rouge this past Sunday, I am deeply saddened for the families of the brave men and women of the Louisiana law enforcement community. I’m shocked and appalled by this cowardly act that […]

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July 22, 2016 — Park City was established in 1869 as a silver mining town. As the need for silver played out we got federal assistance to create ski resorts to save the town. The resorts, their employees and Park City itself all worked together to make us a […]

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Letters to the Editor, July 23-26, 2016

July 22, 2016 — The climate-change battle continues Editor, Rob Davies’ talk entitled “Iceberg Dead Ahead! Climate Collision or Course Correction: Two Decades that will Change the World” was hosted by Citizens’ Climate Lobby and attended by nearly 200 people on Sunday (7/17) evening at the Jim Santy Auditorium. […]

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Letters to the Editor, July 20-22, 2016

July 19, 2016 — Yosemite Park has lost rights to iconic names Editor, A little known dispute is going on right now that has a direct bearing on trademarking “Park City.” The previous concessionaire that ran the facilities in Yosemite trademarked such iconic names as the Ahwahnee Hotel, Curry […]

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Letters to the Editor, July 16-19, 2016

July 15, 2016 — Make sure your vote for House District 53 was counted Editor, When HB 172 passed and became Law in 2012, I thought it would make it easier for people to participate in the democratic process. Mailing in a ballot at our convenience would make it […]

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Letters to the Editor, July 13-15, 2016

July 12, 2016 — UDOT comments about wildlife fencing fall short Editor: To start, I do congratulate UDOT for the past wildlife fencing they’ve installed but any reasonable wildlife expert or highway engineer would have recognized that it should have gone over the top of Parley’s to at least […]

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July 12, 2016 — Wikipedia defines “The illusory truth effect” (also known as the truth effect or the illusion-of-truth effect) as the tendency to believe information to be correct because we are exposed to it more often. It was first discovered in 1977 at Villanova University and Temple University. […]

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July 12, 2016 — I am pleased to see the non profit, Save People Save Wildlife bringing attention to the number of animal and vehicle collisions from the Jeremy Ranch exit up to Parley’s Summit. The fact that there is not a fence there is obviously a hazard for […]

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Letters to the Editor, July 9-12, 2016

July 10, 2016 — Best wishes to Twice the Dough owner Editor: July 8 was a sad day for Park City, and for doughnut lovers everywhere. Twice the Dough Doughnut Shop turned out their last batch of billowy brioche doughnuts today. If you were lucky enough to experience the […]

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July 10, 2016 — Are there parallel arguments between the British majority protest voters to leave the European Union and the protest voters who follow Donald Trump’s agenda of radical ideas in order to bring back prosperity to America? Making decisions of this magnitude is difficult and have worldwide […]

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July 7, 2016 — To the Honorable Mayor and Members of Park City Council: Our Company embraces doing everything we can to work through community issues. While there is an established regulatory process for working through trademark registration issues, we have nonetheless made every effort to respond to community […]

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July 7, 2016 — Dear Community, I am disappointed with the letter received from Park City Mountain Resort COO Bill Rock regarding the ski area’s unwillingness to honor their public statements by putting real commitments into a real agreement. The City Council directed our attorneys to simply convert what […]

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July 7, 2016 — “We never knew what hit us,” was the comment made about the trademarking of their town’s name, Breckenridge. Another official described it as the sixth-grade bully who, upon obtaining the trademark, sent cease and desist letters to all businesses with the name Breckenridge. This was […]

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Letters to the Editor, July 6-8, 2016

July 7, 2016 — It’s a small world after all Editor: Following are some “Small World” stories. I work out at PCMC fairly regularly. This leads to conversations with my fellow workout buddies. The first one came to me today from Regen Dennis, who with her husband, Bruce, are […]

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Letters to the Editor, July 2-5, 2016

July 6, 2016 — Join PCTV’s Summer Reading Challenge Editor: With the end of school and the start of summer, it is time again for Park City Television’s 18th Annual “Summer Fun Reading Challenge” for ALL Summit County school age kids (K-12). We challenge the youth to read 10 […]

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July 6, 2016 — Normally I enjoy the articles by Red Card Roberts but I think her latest piece on Brexit was an aberration. Her theme seemed to be critical of the exit vote and suggested a strong anti immigrant bias by the Brits. A little clarification seems in […]

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