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Guest editorial

May 25, 2017 — "Sometimes the most brilliant and intelligent minds do not shine in standardized tests because they do not have standardized minds" (Diane Ravitch). As schooling has progressed and new ways have been created to strengthen young individuals' minds, more tests have been made to challenge their […]

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Letters to the Editor, May 24-26 2017

May 25, 2017 — A season-pass price increase of Epic proportions Editor: I love Park City Mountain and until now have appreciated all the work its new owners have put on the mountain ever since they assumed ownership.What I don’t like as much, however, is how the company keeps […]

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Letters to the Editor, May 20-23, 2017

May 19, 2017 — Help put Bonanza Flat fundraising over the finish line Editor: With under a month left to raise the money needed to save Bonanza Flat, fundraising is still going strong. At this point, the coalition of nonprofits, Park City, Summit County, Wasatch County and others have […]

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Letters to the Editor, May 17-19, 2017

May 16, 2017 — Resident thanks Robert Hilder for judicious advice Editor: When I read about Judge Hilder's passing, I was deeply touched. His judgment during my divorce saved me from what could have been a sad future. A very big part of my life has been based on […]

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Guest editorial

May 16, 2017 — Have you ever thought about what would happen if suddenly, no one spoke English anymore? How about Spanish? German? Mandarin? This is a real thing for many people in the world, whose languages are on the brink of extinction. To give you some idea of […]

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Guest editorial

May 16, 2017 — The students and staff of the Park City School District need and deserve our support. As former members of the Park City School Board, we want to express our support for the leadership of the Park City School District. We have worked directly or indirectly […]

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Letters to the Editor, May 13-16, 2017

May 12, 2017 — UDOT's proposed "wildlife overpass" doesn't qualify Editor: According to the Federal Highway Administration's (FHWA) definition, the Utah Department of Transportation's (UDOT) current proposed "wildlife"overpass at Parley's Summit does not qualify to be defined as a wildlife overpass. According to the FHWA's "Wildlife Crossing Structure Handbook" […]

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Guest editorial: Health Care Act debate is personal

May 9, 2017 — This past week has been medically dramatic. My 67 year-old mother's mobility has been steadily worsening recently. She has been managing her diabetes for over a decade now, but this is new. After my parents picked me up from O'Hare for a long-planned trip, we […]

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Letters to the Editor, May 10-12, 2017

May 9, 2017 — Local energy conservation efforts should include biomass Editor: Having read two long and interesting letters to The Park Record concerning climate change, conservation, and renewable energy, I would like to add one important element to the discussion. My purpose is not to debate either previous […]

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Guest editorial: A country can’t just declare bankruptcy

May 5, 2017 — In the nursery rhyme, Chicken Little tells Henny Penny that the sky is falling which implies imminent danger or disaster. In our present political climate, it seems like every day someone is shouting 'The sky is falling,' implying that President Trump has tweeted another offensive […]

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Letters to the Editor, May 3-5, 2017

May 2, 2017 — Trump could tweet that the wall is already done Editor: Reality, this week concerned with continued funding of the government, has apparently gotten in the way of Trump’s Border Wall. But wait, timely formation of a Committee of Frontier Defense (CFD) similar to France’s efforts […]

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Guest editorial: A place we want to call home

April 28, 2017 — This is the first in a series of guest editorials on Park City's three Critical Priorities: Housing, Transportation, and Energy. Without workforce housing, the majority of Park City's teachers, police and firefighters, as well as resort, restaurant and retail employees, cannot afford to live here. […]

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Guest editorial: Park City spreads false climate solutions

April 28, 2017 — On Friday, April 21, Park City Municipal Corporation's (PCMC) Environmental Sustainability Department delivered an "Earth Day 2017 Edition" newsletter. The newsletter reminded us of PCMC's "ambitious climate goal" involving the achievement of a net-zero carbon footprint by 2032. PCMC plans to achieve this goal through […]

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Guest editorial: PCHS Science essay contest winner

April 25, 2017 — When I was 14 I skied into an aspen tree. I broke both of my femurs and a tibia, millimeters from severing both femoral arteries. The result was immediate surgery, a blood transfusion, a month in a wheelchair, physical therapy, and seven months of crutches; […]

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Guest editorial: Rep. Bishop’s refusal to show up is not OK

April 25, 2017 — I'm disappointed Representative Rob Bishop refused to show up for a town hall in his hometown of Ogden last week, even though he is on a Congressional recess. While a town hall might be filled with many who are not his biggest supporters and have […]

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Letters to the Editor, April 26-29, 2017

April 25, 2017 — Student appreciates all that Park City offers Editor: Thank you to the Park City community for all of the amazing options we have as kids in Park City to do things all around town. All of the fields and the different sports that we can […]

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Letters to the Editor, April 22-25, 2017

April 21, 2017 — Student offers a new transportation plan Editor: I think we need public transportation. I know that we have a bus and it pretty much takes you everywhere in Park City. But it's just too slow. The public transportation I think we need is a train. […]

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Letters to the Editor, April 19-21, 2017

April 18, 2017 — Deportation fears add to mental health stress Editor: The excellent article by Bubba Brown (Amid Fear, Latino youth face uncertain future, 4/15-18/2017) should be required reading for everyone in this community so that we can all feel the fear, anxiety, and insecurity with which too […]

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Letters to the Editor, April 15-18, 2017

April 14, 2017 — Crime victim thanks student activists Editor: Last Wednesday I was driving down Kearns Boulevard, fighting back tears of exhaustion and frustration, yet again in route to the Courthouse. Waiting in traffic near the high school, several car horns sounded friendly beeps: Students were on the […]

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Guest editorial

April 14, 2017 — The least of my worries right now [is] anyone who falls in the general category of [Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals (DACA)]," Department of Homeland Security Chief John Kelly said recently in a closed-door meeting about immigration policy with House Democrats. Even though Trump originally […]

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