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North Summit vets to honor their fallen comrades on Memorial Day

May 26, 2017 — Al Clark considers himself among the lucky ones. The Coalville resident and Navy veteran who served briefly during the Korean War and was deployed again later in the Mediterranean with the Sixth Fleet said he was fortunate to survive the conflicts he witnessed knowing that […]

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Flood and drowning risks remain as spring runoff melts

May 26, 2017 — Greg DuBois grew up in Park City and has been fishing rivers in the area for most of his 27 years. However, a recent solo-fishing trip to the lower Provo River nearly cost him his life. At around 8 a.m. Sunday, May 14, DuBois, who […]

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Ox statue erected to commemorate migration through Echo Canyon

May 26, 2017 — For many immigrants, Echo Canyon in eastern Summit County was considered the gateway to the West. In 1846, the Harlan-Young party, led by George W. Harlan and Samuel C. Young, successfully traversed the canyon en route to the Salt Lake Valley, just months ahead of […]

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New program will help fund Search and Rescue efforts

May 26, 2017 — Finally. The State Office of Economic Development has delivered on a promise made more than two years ago. Thursday, the website that allows recreators to sign up for the long-awaited Utah Search and Rescue Assistance Card went live, guaranteeing participants they will not be back […]

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Suspect arrested in Salt Lake City after leading Summit County deputies on pursuit

May 26, 2017 — An 18-year-old man who led Summit County deputies on a high-speed pursuit was taken into custody early Thursday morning after he was found hiding in a pickup truck bed in Salt Lake City, according to the Sheriff's Office. Charles Caster, of Salt Lake, was arrested […]

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Court Report: May 15-22, 2017

May 26, 2017 — According to the Summit County Attorney's Office, the following cases were heard on Monday, May 15, and Monday, May 22, in 3rd District Court at the Summit County Justice Center: Cirenia Cordova, 21, of Taylorsville, entered a guilty plea to purchase or transfer, possession or […]

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Truck crashes in Park City after brakes fail, leaving mess

May 26, 2017 — A truck crashed into a residence in Old Town on Wednesday evening, landing on its side, causing structural damage to the building and leaking fluids that required a hazardous-materials response. The truck was traveling downhill on Marsac Avenue close to the Marsac Building when the […]

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Park City real estate for $160,000, but who is eligible?

May 26, 2017 — Mountainlands Community Housing Trust in early June will begin accepting applications on behalf of City Hall from people interested in acquiring a unit in one of two municipal residential projects, an important procedural step as Park City leaders continue to pursue an aggressive housing agenda. […]

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Park City housing: campsites exist, but shipping containers?

May 26, 2017 — Park City officials on Tuesday fielded a question during an informal gathering about people reported to be living in hillside campsites, an inquiry that led to a brief but broader discussion about the difficulties of the city's housing situation. Park City Councilors Nann Worel and […]

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KPCW removes Park City candidates from on-air roles

May 26, 2017 — KPCW, the Park City-based public radio station, will prohibit candidates in the City Hall election from roles on the air during the election season, a decision that is expected to impact at least three people. Larry Warren, the station's general manager, said he made the […]

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Hurwitz uses her pen to encourage people to walk

May 26, 2017 — Beverly Hurwitz, an avid cyclist, noticed something when she started taking more walks. Instead of zooming by plants and wildlife on her bike, she was able to stop and smell the roses — or in her case, the sunflowers, sage and other wild-growing plants found […]

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Park City vets plan poignant Memorial Day ceremony

May 26, 2017 — The Park City post of the American Legion plans to hold a Memorial Day ceremony on Monday to mark the national holiday. The ceremony is scheduled at 9 a.m. at the Park City Cemetery on Kearns Boulevard, the site of many previous Memorial Day gatherings. […]

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Business briefs, May 27-30

May 26, 2017 — Westgate earns Best of State honors Westgate Park City Resort & Spa recently won seven 2017 Best of State Awards for its hospitality and dining services. According to a press release, the resort — along with two of its on-property restaurants — won the following […]

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Skullcandy turns up volume at new digs

May 26, 2017 — For Skullcandy CEO Jason Hodell, the news that the company would be making its long-awaited move to its new headquarters this spring was music to his ears. Now that Skullcandy, known for its line of headphones and audio gear, is mostly moved into its shiny […]

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Park City real estate market hits highest marks of the decade

May 26, 2017 — The Park City area real estate market may be entering a boom time. According to data from the Park City Board of Realtors, there were more closed sales in Summit and Wasatch counties in the year's first quarter than at any time since 2007. In […]

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Marketplace: A shopping service checks out Park City

May 26, 2017 — Park City bills itself as a paradise nestled in the Wasatch Mountains. Thousands of vacationers flock to town each year to ski world-class slopes, and many others choose the town as a second home for the same reason. But one thing is certain to take […]

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PHOTOS: PCPD Citizen’s Academy’s K-9 demonstration

May 26, 2017 — The Park City Police Department’s Citizen’s Academy was treated to a K-9 demonstration Wednesday evening, May 24, 2017. The group learned about the training the K-9 unit undergoes and what they’re expected to perform while on site. (Tanzi Propst/Park Record)

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PHOTOS: South Summit High School graduates 91

May 26, 2017 — The 2017 South Summit High School senior class graduated on the football field Thursday evening, May 25, 2017. (Tanzi Propst/Park Record)

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Memorial Day safety tips from the Forest Service

May 25, 2017 — This Memorial Day weekend promises to be the first of many busy weekends at the national forests of Utah. Some higher-elevation campgrounds, roads and trails will remain closed due to snow and extremely wet, muddy conditions. Safety is always a concern. Rivers, streams and creeks […]

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Delays expected on Wasatch Front roads for Memorial Day weekend

May 24, 2017 — The Utah Department of Transportation (UDOT) urges Wasatch Front drivers to expect delays of up to an hour on I-15 during the afternoon and evening this Thursday and Friday for Memorial Day weekend. Traffic is expected to start up as early as noon on both […]

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