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Guest editorial: Resident makes impassioned plea for fewer cars

September 27, 2016 — Kudos to our municipal leadership for hosting the Plans & Projects Open House on Tuesday. Such events are productive forums for community dialogue, and it’s great to see so many noble efforts underway. The side-by-side display of current projects, however, spotlighted a striking contradiction. Several […]

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Letters to the Editor, Sept. 28-30, 2016

September 27, 2016 — Dinner in the garden was a masterpiece Editor: Sunday, Sept.18, D.I.G. In (Dinner In the Garden) was held at Summit Community Garden to celebrate Family Meal month. Two local nonprofits, EATS Park City and Summit Community Gardens, partnered to bring the community together to enjoy […]

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Guest editorial: Rossie Hill zone change

September 23, 2016 — My daughters and I own the three homes and surrounding property located at 622, 652, and 660 Rossie Hill Drive. My family has owned these three homes for about 100 years. I was born in the middle white house in November, 1932. My father, Austin […]

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Letters to the Editor, Sept. 24-27, 2016

September 23, 2016 — School board is grateful for support during crisis Editor, Last week was arguably one of the most traumatic in the Park City School District’s history. Through the black cloud of sadness we’ve seen a huge ray of sunshine. We’ve seen our staff, police department, mental […]

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Letters to the Editor, Sept. 21-23, 2016

September 20, 2016 — Rep. Rob Bishop’s land plan is misguided Editor: Representative Rob Bishop held a hearing Sept. 14 before the U.S. House Natural Resources Committee, which he chairs, on his Public Land Initiative (PLI) legislation. This Utah county-by-county “grand bargain” was to resolve public land use controversy […]

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Guest editorial: Give the grieving time to heal and support

September 20, 2016 — Being a therapist in Park City, it has been challenging for me to sit back and listen to all the pain, fear and anguish of our community and not say anything. We clearly can’t afford to be quiet any longer. With the two deaths this […]

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Letters to the Editor, Sept. 17-21 2016

September 16, 2016 — Thoughts on a bus route change Editor: I would like to propose extending the Pinebrook (actually Jeremy Ranch) bus route by about five-to-10 minutes. Instead of having the bus simply go into the Jeremy Ranch park-and-ride lot and turn around, it should go west on […]

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Guest editorial: Preservation was important part of Treasure deal

September 13, 2016 — I am writing this letter in order to clarify the intent of the Park City Council in l986, on which I served. I have resided fulltime in Park City since l980 and was a council member from l985 to 1989. I also served as Mayor […]

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Letters to the Editor, Sept. 14-17, 2016, 2016

September 13, 2016 — Thanks to Our Generous Community Editor: The Board of the Friends of the Park City Library would like to thank the community for once again making our Annual Labor Day Used Book Sale a success. Each year the Friends of the Library raise funds that […]

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Letters to the Editor, Sept. 10-13, 2016

September 9, 2016 — Time to tally reading challenge results Editor: With schools back in session and the summer coming to an end, it is time for the Summit County K-12 youth to turn in their reading forms for Park City Television’s 18th Annual “Summer Fun Reading Challenge.” We […]

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Letters to the Editor, Sept. 7-9, 2016

September 6, 2016 — Hop on over to Summit Land Conservancy event Editor: As some may know, the Summit Land Conservancy’s third annual wild hops harvest occurred on Wednesday, August 31st. Over twenty volunteers gathered bright and early at Wasatch Brew Pub to split up and harvest hops on […]

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Guest editorial: Support social-emotional learning programs

September 6, 2016 — Many of us were glued to our televisions and laptops watching the competition in Rio last month. Soon, we’ll tune in to the Paralympic Games. The Opening Ceremonies, Sept. 7 on NBC , will be co-hosted by Park City’s own Paralympic Champion, Chris Waddell. It’s […]

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Letters to the Editor, Sept. 3-6, 2016

September 2, 2016 — PCSD is working on potential start time/rush hour conflict Editor: We appreciate and share The Park Record’s concern for Park City’s ongoing traffic issues (Editorial, August 31, 2016.) To that end, we would like to assure The Park Record (and its readers) that we received […]

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Guest editorial: School start time switch should start next year

August 30, 2016 — On Aug. 23, the Park City School District’s school start times committee presented its final report and recommendations concerning school start times to the Park City School Board and members of the community. The committee’s mission was to review the scientific evidence concerning the impact […]

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Letters to the Editor, Aug. 31- Sept. 3, 2016

August 30, 2016 — Thanks from a humble honoree Editor/Nan – I want to thank you, Nan Chalat-Noaker, for your kind and thoughtful words as you introduced me at the Park City Rotary Club’s Professional/Volunteer Citizen of the Year ceremony last week. You have been a competitive rival over […]

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Guest editorial: Take a stand against helicopters

August 26, 2016 — The attitude towards development in Park City reminds me of the stereotype of the young high school girl who wants to be popular with the boys so she lets them have their way with her thinking that if she shares her favors with them they […]

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Letters to the Editor, Aug. 27-30, 2016

August 26, 2016 — Land Conservancy says ‘thank you’ Editor: Last week the Summit Land Conservancy hosted a Hops Hunter Hike, collaborated with Mountain Trails Foundation on a Moon Shine event in Round Valley, signed a cooperative agreement with the federal government that allocates over $1.2 million for land […]

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Guest editorial: No SAGE means no more national recognition

August 23, 2016 — I recently read your article on the Park City School District’s decision to eliminate SAGE testing for older students. I know there are those that feel kids have too much testing nowadays, but the implications of this particular decision are far-reaching. This is because the […]

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Guest editorial: Taxes for Transportation?

August 23, 2016 — Growth is happening here. Development will respond with more housing, and commercial construction. More schools will be built. The result? Many more people moving from one place to another. Transportation is defined as: “the act or process of moving people or things from one place […]

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Letters to the Editor, Aug. 24-29, 2016

August 23, 2016 — Tax increases needed to help fix traffic projects Editor: The adage ‘The Only Thing That Is Constant Is Change’ has certainly proven true for the last decade that my family and I have lived in Park City. But one of the most endearing aspects of […]

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