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Letters to the Editor, Feb. 18-21, 2017

February 17, 2017 — Support for women equals support for all Editor: I am writing in response to the opinion piece, “Equal Pay bill has a serious Downside,”that was published in the Feb. 15 issue of The Park Record. Although I value financial security for all families in our […]

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Letters to the Editor, Feb. 15-17, 2017

February 14, 2017 — Equal Pay bill has a serious downside Editor: Here’s the problem with the Equal Pay bill being considered by the Utah Legislature: Traditionally men have earned more than women in the workplace because they are considered the primary breadwinners for families. They need to make […]

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

February 10, 2017 — Deer Valley ranks No. 1 in environmental ethics, too Editor: As a longtime season’s pass holder at Deer Valley Resort, I would like to say that once again Deer Valley is #1! This time, not because of its great skiing, dining, ambiance and service, but […]

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Letters to the Editor, Feb. 8-10, 2017

February 7, 2017 — Idling, like littering is inconsiderate, and illegal Editor: I agree wholeheartedly with John Wendolowski’s observations (Letters, Park Record, Feb. 1-3, 2017). Being a frequent pedestrian all over town, I observe idling vehicles constantly. My mantra is “there is no law if it is not enforced.” […]

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Guest editorial

February 7, 2017 — Sometimes I see things differently… Affordable Housing is a laudable goal for Park City and Summit County. Park City is actively searching for opportunities to grow affordable housing for local families. Why go through this exercise? Park City and Summit County value the contributions that […]

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Guest editorial

February 7, 2017 — Over a year ago, I returned to the States with my husband and son, having lived in Australia for over 3.5 years. Living in a country where the ocean is everything to the people is equivalent to the way the mountains provide everything to us […]

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Guest editorial

February 3, 2017 — Many citizens have contacted the County over the past month with concerns over the new County imposed solid waste collection fee. First, I want to apologize and take responsibility for any confusion that we caused through delayed billing, communication, and confusing language on the bill […]

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

February 3, 2017 — Climate lobby applauds Deer Valley and Solitude Editor: Barak Obama once said “There’s one issue that will define the contours of this century more dramatically than any other, and that is the urgent threat of climate change.” However, in these trying political times it is […]

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Letters to the editor, Feb. 1-3, 2017

January 31, 2017 — Marchers deserve a round of thanks On behalf of the Organizing Committee for the March on Main, we thank you Park City! We understand this event was not an easy feat. Scheduled for the busiest day of Sundance with snow in the forecast, the city […]

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Guest editorial

January 31, 2017 — When it comes to climate change, most Americans are like the passengers on a jetliner wanting to arrive safely at their destination but thinking there’s no need to be involved with the actual flying of the plane. The “people in charge,” surely, have things under […]

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Guest editorial

January 31, 2017 — A few weeks ago I had a conversation with someone about a particular experience he had while visiting a park near by his family’s home. He witnessed a person picking up a young duckling and chucking him across the park like a football. I proceeded […]

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Letters to the Editor, Jan. 28- Feb. 2, 2017

January 27, 2017 — Tell legislators to extend Earned Income Tax Credit Editor, Debbie Baskin offers great ideas on how to make a positive difference in our country. (‘Ordinary people lobbying Congress for racial justice’ by Debbie Baskin, The Park Record, Jan. 20, 2017) By using our voices we […]

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Guest editorial

January 27, 2017 — This year, the Utah Legislature will consider a bill to ban the use of gas chambers in city and county shelters in Utah. All citizens should urge their representatives and senators to vote in favor of this ban. Euthanasia for an animal is never easy. […]

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Guest editorial

January 24, 2017 — On Sunday, January 22, Park City Municipal Corporation and Summit Community Power Works (SCPW) hosted a panel discussion at the Sundance Film Festival’s Base Camp titled “Park City: A Community Committed to Action.” Panelists included Black Diamond’s Peter Metcalf, SCPW’s Mary Christa Smith, Park City […]

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Letters to the Editor, Jan.21-24, 2017

January 24, 2017 — City, resorts should invest in transit rider incentives Editor: I believe we can put a Band-aid on our transit problem. It might not be a permanent solution, but if residents and visitors give it a try, it just might work. Human nature calls for instant […]

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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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