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Guest editorial

January 20, 2017 — In the not-so-distant past, a politician who made a racist comment was shunned, but as Trump takes office this week, once-shamed politicians are being nominated for key posts. As citizens, we have an opportunity and moral responsibility to ensure progress continues toward racial justice. Racism […]

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Letters to the Editor, Jan. 18-20, 2017

January 17, 2017 — Park City should consider Oregon’s ADU model Editor: I was so happy to see the letter from Brad Baker regarding small accessory dwelling units or ADUs. Personally, I am moving to Oregon as soon as the just-listed house sells and am having an ADU (Tiny […]

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Guest editorial

January 17, 2017 — The Constitution was, among other things, an attempt to balance the varying business and commercial interests of that time. Many of the compromises needed to achieve its creation were an attempt to balance competing interests of slave-holding cotton growers whose survival depended on cheap labor […]

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Guest editorial

January 13, 2017 — Over the past several months Utah’s political leadership has unleashed an all-out assault Utah’s protected public lands and newest Monument and it’s time for Outdoor Retailer to leave the state in disgust. Over 20 years ago, I successfully led the effort to relocate the Outdoor […]

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Letters to the Editor, Jan. 14-17, 2017

January 13, 2017 — Ongoing worries about trash and traffic Editor: Thanks to Doug Clyde, In his interview with Leslie Thatcher on KPCW on Jan 5, for providing some clarification on two significant County issues: trash and traffic. Mr. Clyde indicated that the new $36 trash fee was driven […]

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Letters to the Editor, Jan. 11-14, 2017

January 10, 2017 — SUWA has rebuttle for state treasurer’s stance on monuments Editor: Utah State Treasurer David Damschen’s letter to the editor, Utah Treasurer condemns monument designation, consists largely of the type of ‘fake news’ that dominated this past election cycle and demands to be corrected. First and […]

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Letters to the Editor, Jan. 7-10, 2017

January 6, 2017 — Thank you to SCPW for helping us protect our snow Editor: Many of us have been living, going to school, and working in Summit County for the past decade or more. We are all familiar with changes the town has experienced: from the explosive growth […]

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Guest editorial

January 6, 2017 — I would like you to be aware of an incident that happened Jan. 2, on the road out of Oakley at the top of the Weber Canyon. Many cabin and homeowners who have property above the maintained road through the Thousand Peaks Ranch were up […]

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Guest editorial

January 3, 2017 — I want to start the New Year with thanks to my operations team who worked tirelessly over the holidays to offer an unparalleled guest experience. Thank you, also, to the Park City community, from local businesses to local nonprofits, who take care of our guests […]

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Letters to the Editor, Jan. 4-6, 2017

January 3, 2017 — Reader recommends college over adventure Editor: The “Local Adventurist” article (The Park Record Dec. 28, 2016) stirred up many feelings and memories for me, but I found it mostly pie-in-the-sky writing. “Making most out of life,” as the headline suggests is certainly subjective, especially in […]

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Letters to the Editor, Dec. 31, 2016 – Jan. 3, 2017

December 30, 2016 — Make 2017 your year to go vegan Editor: The coming New Year’s resolution should be pretty obvious, particularly when it comes to diet: 2017 will go down in history as the year when plant-based meats have revolutionized the food industry. A dozen start-ups, led by […]

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Guest editorial: Local activist group takes Park City Mountain Resort owners to task

December 30, 2016 — In June, Vail Resorts told Park City to “wait and see,” implying it would take time for the company’s benevolence to reveal itself to our community. Lest Vail continue believing we’re just bitter, anti-growth locals, it is important to recognize the good the company has […]

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

December 27, 2016 — Park City is sending the right message to Latinos Editor: In response to “Community sends wrong message to Latinos” by Rob Baker, in the Dec. 21 edition of The Park Record, I can tell your remarks are well-intended and come from caring for our Latino […]

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A political fairy tale that may not have happy ending

December 27, 2016 — Once upon a time, there was a country that had experienced several decades of declining prosperity of the middle class; the disenfranchisement of minorities and the poor; years and years of acting as the world’s policemen compiling trillions of dollars of national debt, all of […]

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

December 23, 2016 — Community rallies to rescue museum’s treasures Editor: Finally, we have a moment of calm to write this letter of appreciation. What an amazing community we live in! Early Tuesday morning the local Fire Department responded to a water alarm at the Park City Museum. A […]

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Guest editorial

December 23, 2016 — As the consequences of climate change and the threat posed by continued inaction becomes more dire, Park City is paying closer attention than ever. Yet despite the danger a warming climate poses to our treasured ski town, we have yet to deploy one of the […]

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Letters to the Editor, Dec. 17-20, 2016, 2016

December 20, 2016 — Community meeting sends wrong message to Latinos Editor: I suppose it is good and praiseworthy for the mayor and the Park City Police to meet with Latinos in a time of uncertainty, but they have very little of import to say. I found the messages […]

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Letters to the Editor, Dec. 17-20, 2016, 2016

December 16, 2016 — Festival of Trees nurtures Park City thanks to many Parkites Editor: Our community of Park City is a better place because of the many non-profit organizations that help shape our character. On behalf of those many non-profits, the Park City Rotary Club thanks the community […]

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Letters to the Editor, Dec. 14-16, 2016

December 13, 2016 — Holiday help needed right here at home Editor: As we get ready to celebrate the holidays, I ask you to take the time to read this request. We currently have a number of students that do not have the basic clothing for a Park City […]

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

December 9, 2016 — Residents need to keep an eye on new Main Street project In just a few days a ruling from the Planning Commission could drastically change the character and culture of our town. One of the great things about living in Park City is that people […]

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