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Video: Park City Mayoral Primary Debate

July 23, 2017 — Park City voters will be choosing two of three mayoral candidates to move on to November’s General Election. Here’s what they had to say about several issues including: why they want the job, a possible tunnel between Park City and the Cottonwood Canyons, affordable housing […]

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Mountain Town News: Heatstroke is even among the high peaks of Alberta

July 23, 2017 — Heatstroke is even among the high peaks of Alberta LAKE LOUISE, Alberta — Even in the high mountains of Alberta, July has been a scorcher. At Lake Louise, a 40-year-old woman suffered from severe heatstroke while hiking the Plain of Six Glaciers. She was flown […]

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Council votes for new parking fees

July 21, 2017 — Thursday evening, the Park City Council unanimously voted to accept a fee amendment on parking and meter rates, going into effect Dec. 15, 2017. The proposed updates support the upcoming rollout of the city's demand-based parking technology program, which also begins in December. The new […]

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Noise ordinance seeks input

July 21, 2017 — As recently as the July 13 Park City Council meeting, a citizen came before the council to complain about noise and the confusion that seemed to result in enforcing the city's noise ordinance. Wednesday, July 26, the Park City Planning Commission will hear a staff […]

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Building labeled ‘not historical enough’

July 21, 2017 — Park City's Planning Department notified the Planning Commission that this A-frame house on Woodside Avenue, constructed in 1967 according to the Summit County Recorder's Office, but does not meet the criteria for Landmark or Significant Designation. The A-frame was constructed outside of the identified historic […]

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Summit County launches nation’s first all-electric bike share program

July 21, 2017 — As Summit County and Park City officially launched the country's first all-electric bike share program on Wednesday, dozens joined county and city leaders to test out the new bicycles. At the July 19 launch, Summit County Council members Roger Armstrong, Kim Carson, Doug Clyde, Glenn […]

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Marsha Probst found her calling as a victim’s advocate nearly 10 years ago

July 21, 2017 — Once Marsha Probst steps into her office, located in the Summit County Sheriff's administrative building, she never knows what her workday will bring. As a victim's advocate, Probst works closely with crime victims and their families as their offenders go through the criminal justice system. […]

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Health department offers suicide prevention training

July 21, 2017 — Alyssa Mitchell always looks back to one example to detect if someone is in crisis. She remembers an experience in high school in which her friend recognized a fellow student was contemplating suicide. "One girl was suddenly packing up her locker, cleaning out all of […]

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Court Report: Monday, July 17, 2017

July 21, 2017 — According to the Summit County Attorney's Office, the following cases were heard on Monday, July 17 in 3rd District Court at the Summit County Justice Center: Guillermo Corona, Jr., 24, of Shoshone, Idaho, entered into an 18-month plea in abeyance to criminal mischief, a Class […]

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Gas station struggles to find new home

July 21, 2017 — It's a landmark, a convenience, a place that visitors and residents depend on, and soon, it may become a piece of Park City history. With the redevelopment of a 5.25-acre parcel of Bonanza Park, dubbed Bonanza Park East, the Maverik gas station will have to […]

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Park City Mountain Restaurant to kick off farm-to-table dinner series

July 21, 2017 — Restaurant to kick off farm-to-table series Legends Bar & Grill at the Canyons Village base area of Park City Mountain Resort is set to host the Prix Fixe Farm-to-Table dinner series. According to a press release, the restaurant will hold three events featuring locally sourced […]

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Marketplace: Salt Pilates finds a strong core in Park City

July 21, 2017 — Throughout her life and a career as a dancer, Rebekah Stokely's body was her paintbrush, an ultimate tool of human expression. Keeping it in peak physical condition was critical. After having children, however, she found that returning to pre-baby shape was difficult. That's when her […]

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Park City Television sold to Deerfield Media

July 21, 2017 — A new era has begun for Park City Television. The station announced Wednesday that Deerfield Media has acquired it from longtime owner Stanton Jones. Financial terms of the deal, which was finalized July 17, were not disclosed. Deerfield Media owns or operates 10 stations across […]

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Lt. Gov. Spencer Cox promotes statewide jobs initiative in Summit County

July 21, 2017 — Eileen Dunn was encouraged as she looked around the gymnasium at North Summit High School at all the organizations — mostly from the Wasatch Front — that had traveled to Coalville to lend their support to Summit County businesses. A sustained effort with the help […]

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Park City’s Freshies Lobster Co. snares title of World’s Best Lobster Roll

July 21, 2017 — When her restaurant's name was announced as the winner, a mix of disbelief and ecstasy surged through Lorin Smaha. A few months prior, she didn't even know the competition existed. Even after finding out, Smaha and her husband, Ben, questioned the wisdom of leaving town […]

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PHOTOS: Swaner Scientists construct and create

July 21, 2017 — The Swaner Preserve & EcoCenter hosts a variety of summer camps for young children to craft, explore and more during the summer months. On Thursday, July 20, 2017, 3rd and 4th graders tested their engineering knowledge and build bridges and zip lines with partners. (Tanzi […]

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Sundance announces 2017 competition lineup

July 21, 2017 — The Sundance Institute has begun to roll out its program for 2017 Film Festival which will be held from Jan 19-29. Today's announcement includes the 66 films selected for U.S. Competition, World Competition and NEXT, as well as a slate of environmentally focused programming under […]

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Bonanza Art District passes with flying colors

July 21, 2017 — The Park City Council voted Thursday to approve the purchase 5.25 acres in Bonanza Park East to continue creating a new arts and cultural district. The council also unanimously accepted letters of intent between the city and Sundance Institute, and the city and Kimball Arts […]

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Man seriously injured in accident near Jeremy Ranch exit

July 20, 2017 — Thursday morning, an employee with the Utah Department of Transportation was seriously injured while inspecting a bridge near the Jeremy Ranch exit on Interstate 80. At around 11 a.m., three UDOT vehicles were parked along the westbound shoulder of the Interstate when a semi-truck reportedly […]

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Regional News: Colorado’s fourth 14er death of 2017 renews drive to educate hikers of risks

July 19, 2017 — The allure of Colorado’s stockpile of 14,000-foot mountains has increasingly acted as a siren song to natives and visitors each summer — and over the weekend they claimed another life. Jake Lord, a 25-year-old Parker resident, fell some 300 feet Saturday morning while hiking with […]

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