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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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Letters to the editor, April 12-14, 2017

April 11, 2017 — Less park, more city Editor: The city government held its sixth informal meeting with the public Tuesday afternoon. While it is a nice idea to gather in this way; it was alarming to hear what the mayor and council representative had to say. Our current […]

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Guest editorial

April 11, 2017 — Perennially we debate and take firm positions on the issues of health care. The issues swirling about include the cost of health care, who should pay for health care and who should get health care. None of these issues can be addressed individually without impacting […]

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Guest editorial

April 7, 2017 — Wow, there is a lot of talk of some big bonds coming down the pipeline for our little mountain town. We all have those opportunities that ring true to our ears, and those that make us go, hmm… Thankfully we are a town of deep […]

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Guest editorial

April 7, 2017 — Truth takes another hit in a new ad campaign, largely funded by the Sutherland Institute ("New Ad Campaign Takes Aim at Rescinding Bears Ears National Monument", KSL, March 22). The television spots aim to persuade Secretary of the Interior Ryan Zinke to rescind the national […]

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Letters to the editor, April 5-7, 2017

April 4, 2017 — Reader debates the Bible's position on eating meat Editor: I read Pruitt Richardson's "Letter to the Editor" in The Park Record's March 11-14 edition titled "For Lent, try a meatless diet." I have no objection to Richardson's suggestion to "try a meatless diet for Lent" […]

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Guest editorial

April 4, 2017 — The Park Record's editorial about our property, known as the Colby School, was inaccurate and defamatory. Most disappointing was your disregard for fact or context. A visit would have shown that we provided a safe, clean and affordable place to live for visiting workers who […]

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Guest editorial

April 4, 2017 — Park City has no future. Either the snow or the industrial system allowing Park City's human population to live here will fail. Park City's human community relies on snow for its survival. First, snow is water. Park City's human population is about 8,000. The operation […]

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Letters to the Editor, April 1-4, 2017

March 31, 2017 — Student decries uptick in animal abuse cases Editor: I am contacting you due to the increase of animal abuse/cruelty in the state of Utah. I am concerned because last year Utah had over 189 animal abuse/cruelty investigations. As of 2017 Utah has already had over […]

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Guest editorial

March 31, 2017 — The report in The Park Record this week that the Park City Board of Education has selected a design for the expansion of Park City High School which will cost $68 million and that other planned expenditures for a new school for fifth and sixth […]

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Letters to the Editor, March 29-31, 2017

March 28, 2017 — Locals rally support for lung transplant patient Editor: Park City native Riley Hancey was an active, healthy, 19-year-old young man until late November, 2016. Having grown up in the Park City area, he enjoyed skiing, mountain biking, and river rafting. Sadly, that all changed in […]

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Guest editorial

March 28, 2017 — The Snyderville Basin Planning Commission forwarded a positive recommendation for a Low Impact Permit to Pat Putt (Community Development Director) last week, before hearing all of the facts. The lot size is over 12 acres and they opted for a building envelope on top of […]

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