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Guest editorial: Vail Resorts should provide free gear storage for guests

September 21, 2017 — I was happy to read about Vail Resorts' pledge of a sustainable net-zero operational footprint by 2030. Now I challenge Vail's management team to make another smart sustainability move. Providing your guests who travel by bus complimentary storage for their skis, poles and snowboards would […]

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

September 19, 2017 — Submissions from Park Record readers.

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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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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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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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Guest editorial: Vail Resorts makes unprecedented pledge to protect our mountain environment

September 1, 2017 — On July 25, Vail Resorts proudly announced our Epic Promise for a Zero Footprint that outlines our company's environmental commitment to achieve a net zero operating footprint. Specifically, we pledged to achieve zero net emissions, zero waste to landfills and zero net operating impact to […]

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

September 1, 2017 — Miners made Park City's lifestyle possible Editor: Sunday, I went to a trailhead above Sundance for a hike. At the parking lot, I found a parking space off to the side behind a brand new Subie. My eyes were drawn to a rather large bumper […]

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Guest editorial: Deer Valley’s brand won’t be diminished by new owner

August 29, 2017 — The cover story "Deer Valley is Sold" (The Park Record, Aug. 23, 2017) had a subhead beginning, "Intrawest-linked firms. . .". This infers that Intrawest is part of the central makeup of the prospective buyer. This is confusing and induces fear in a community that […]

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Guest editorial: Park City School District Superintendent says ‘best days’ are yet to come

August 29, 2017 — We had an exciting and successful start to a new school year as we welcomed more than 5,000 students to their educational journey of 2017-2018. As I visited each of our schools on the first day of classes, it reminded me that the future holds […]

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Letters to the Editor, Aug. 30- Sept 2, 2017

August 29, 2017 — Mental health is now getting attention it deserves Editor: CONNECT Summit County strongly supports the County Council’s decision on Wednesday to add Mental Health and Substance Abuse as the fifth focus of the County’s Strategic Plan. CONNECT believes that this is the logical next step […]

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Letters to the Editor, Aug. 26-29, 2017

August 25, 2017 — East side planning commissioner should acknowledge conflict of interest Editor: In 2001, I was one of three Summit County Commissioners who approved the sprawling Promontory development on the eastern side of the Snyderville Basin. For many months I watched the applicant, Rich Sonntag, describe this […]

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Letters to the Editor, Aug. 23-26, 2017

August 22, 2017 — Efforts to preserve Bonanza Flat were humbling Editor: This week, the Summit Land Conservancy transferred the last of the $591,000 that we raised for the preservation of Bonanza Flat to Park City Municipal. We are amazed, humbled, and a little bit exhausted by the effort […]

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Guest editorial

August 22, 2017 — I must take exception to the guest editorial effectively blaming the Charlottesville City Council members' decision to remove a statue of Robert E Lee for the events in their town. Cadet Robert E. Lee swore an oath of allegiance to his state upon entering the […]

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Guest editorial: Come together to support KPCW

August 18, 2017 — Now that the dust has settled from last week's horror in Charlottesville, the hard work begins as Americans take a closer look in the mirror to examine how this happened. How do we become a society where diversity is embraced, not feared? I think the […]

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Letters to the Editor, Aug. 19-21, 2017

August 18, 2017 — Citizen wants to see Newpark plaza preserved Editor: Do you love Newpark plaza – the open space, events, concerts? Then help us preserve it! A multi-story condominium project is seeking final approval for construction in the parking lot in front of Maxwell's. This structure will […]

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Guest editorial: Charlottesville violence could have been averted

August 15, 2017 — Who is to blame for the violence Charlottesville? As uninspired as this may sound, I blame the Charlottesville City Council. They lacked basic knowledge of U.S. history and common-sense foresight. Last February the city council voted to tear down the city's statues commemorating Civil War […]

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Letters to the Editor,Aug. 16-18, 2017

August 15, 2017 — Swaner sets the record straight on novel Editor: In response to the article: "Park City author takes on big development and corruption in 'Heatwave' – Satirical murder-mystery out now" Let me start by saying I haven't yet read "Heatwave" by Zacharia Matheson, but I am […]

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