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Guest editorial: Exceptionally cleared

June 23, 2017 — Police investigations can have four possible dispositions. The first is Open Pending meaning the case has not been solved. The second is Cleared by Arrest which speaks for itself. The third is Unfounded which means that the reported crime never occurred. The last is Exceptionally […]

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Letters to the Editor, June 24-27, 2017

June 23, 2017 — Savor the Summit for charity Editor: I've bought a ticket for Savor the Summit for the past three years. We already pay an exorbitant price for tickets, why does none of that go to charity? Feed the people on Main Street…feed the hungry in Park […]

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Letters to the Editor, June 21-24, 2017

June 21, 2017 — Proposed wall is a monstrous idea Editor: Do we live in a democracy? UDOT proposes to build an 18 foot high, 3200 foot long noise wall along I80 at Jeremy Ranch. They can move ahead if the potential benefited property owners vote for it. They […]

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Letters to the Editor, June 17-20, 2017

June 16, 2017 — Collaborating for children and community building Editor: On Sunday, June 4 my family attended the Park City Treble Makers spring concert at the Park City Community Church. This outstanding concert was presented free to the community while donations of $1,260 were collected to support the […]

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Guest editorial: Park City can learn from the Valveturners

June 13, 2017 — My phone notified me of two news stories on Wednesday afternoon, June 7. One was personal. The other, national. First, my sister-in-law sent me a video of my 21-month-old nephew, Thomas, saying my name for the first time. It was one of the best sounds […]

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Letters to the Editor, June 14-16, 2017

June 13, 2017 — Soaring Wings celebrates 30 years of educating local kids Editor: It was a milestone school year for Soaring Wings International Montessori School, marking our 30th year in Park City and ending with a very successful Childrens Fair. We thank the parents, teachers and students who […]

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Guest editorial: Republicans need to stand up to President Trump

June 13, 2017 — "You can't handle the truth" is the famous line delivered by actor Jack Nicholson in the movie: A Few Good Men. After President Trump's latest firing of FBI Director, James Comey, the phrase "you can't handle the truth" seems quite apropos. What is troubling to […]

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Letters to the Editor, June10-14, 2017

June 9, 2017 — American HealthCare act jeopardizes old and young Editor: Congress is considering a health-care bill that would drive up health care costs by thousands of dollars a year for Americans ages 50 to 64. This onerous "age tax" threatens to cut people's access to care at […]

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Guest editorial: Parking for locals and employees should be free

June 9, 2017 — As a full-time resident since 2004, I have a suggestion for the parking issues in Old Town. I speak to the issue of giving employees and residents hanging passes for their cars so that no parking payment would be needed. It would be a very […]

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Guest editorial: Community rallied for mental health awareness month

June 6, 2017 — CONNECT's second annual May Mental Health Awareness Month has concluded with a total attendance of over 2,000 individuals participating in more than 20 community-wide education events. Thanks to the cooperation and generosity of our community partners and strong media support, CONNECT brought nationally and internationally […]

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Letters to the Editor, June 7-9, 2017

June 6, 2017 — Running with Ed spreads celebration throughout the town Editor: On May 20th, over 200 teams, totaling over 1,300 runners, enjoyed an absolutely beautiful Park City day for the 8th annual Running with Ed (RWE) 38-mile relay race. This event is a true celebration of our […]

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Letters to the Editor, June 3-6, 2017

June 2, 2017 — Students embrace mental health awareness Editor: My name is Claire Booth and I’m with the PCHS Student Council. Connect Summit County came to my StuCo class early in the year to discuss ideas on how to spread mental awareness throughout our school. Their mission inspired […]

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Letters to the Editor, May 31-June 3, 2017

May 30, 2017 — Student encourages citizens to contribute to Bonanza Flats Editor: As a 13-year-old seventh-grader and the future of Park City, I would like to urge people to donate for the preservation of open space. My seventh-grade class at Park City Day School is currently learning about […]

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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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