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Court Report: March 25-28, 2017

March 24, 2017 — According to the Summit County Attorney's Office, the following cases were heard on Monday, March 20, in 3rd District Court at the Summit County Justice Center: Caitlyn B. Carpenter, 23, of Windsor, California, entered a guilty plea to attempted possession of a controlled substance with […]

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Former Colby School property owners ‘happy to house seasonal workers’

March 24, 2017 — When Juan Chavo arrived in Park City from Chile on a temporary visa in early December, he needed somewhere to stay. Chavo said he, along with nearly a dozen other Chilean seasonal workers, looked for places throughout Park City and the Snyderville Basin. He said […]

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Recycle Utah promotes from within for new director

March 24, 2017 — Whenever Carolyn Wawra goes trail running or takes her border collie, Penguin, for a walk around her Jeremy Ranch neighborhood, she picks up trash that she finds along the way. "I want to leave this place better than how I found it," Wawra said. Wawra […]

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Summit County Council scraps temporary grading permit proposal

March 24, 2017 — Property owners in Eastern Summit County and the Snyderville Basin were given temporary reprieve this week after the Summit County Council failed to act on a six-month zoning ordinance regulating grading activity. County Council members agreed not to approve the temporary ordinance that would have […]

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How helping hands learn the ropes: a look at nonprofit volunteers

March 24, 2017 — Roxanne Kerr had trouble holding her tears back on her way home. She was returning from her weekly volunteer job at the National Ability Center, a nonprofit offering athletic programs to people of all abilities. Kerr, who helps with the center's equestrian therapy program, cried […]

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Park City event space seen as disrupting Old Town

March 24, 2017 — Opponents of a developer's plans to operate an event space in the building that once housed the Kimball Art Center have drafted a 14-page explanation of their formal challenge to a City Hall panel's approval of the space, an important document written as Park City […]

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Park City prepares to create ‘Dogs Ears’ outside library

March 24, 2017 — Park City leaders have reaffirmed their desire to protect the field outside the Park City Library from development, crafting terms that will ensure nothing is built there permanently but allowing temporary uses beyond recreation. Mayor Jack Thomas and the Park City Council at a recent […]

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Event aims to close political divide

March 24, 2017 — It's easy to notice how contentious the political climate is. Facebook posts linked to recent articles about the Trump Administration are often-filled with hateful rhetoric. News coverage of proposals traveling through the U.S. House of Representatives usually include quotes from liberal or conservative politicians attacking […]

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Family-friendly film fest downsizes to Park City Library

March 24, 2017 — A Park City film festival that bills itself as a showcase for family-friendly works and was held for the first time in 2016 plans to return this year, but organizers have shifted the event to a much smaller location after not drawing the anticipated crowds […]

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Business briefs, March 25-28

March 24, 2017 — Chamber/Bureau to hold member mixer The Park City Chamber Bureau is set to hold an after-hours mixer for members on April 13. According to the organization's website, visitparkcity.com, the mixer is an opportunity for members and prospective members to network with one another. The event […]

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Park City seeks members for police panel

March 24, 2017 — Park City has posted an advertisement seeking people to serve on a panel that holds an advisory role in some Police Department matters. The Police Complaint Review Committee is an advisory body that reviews proposed dispositions regarding complaints lodged against an officer or department procedures. […]

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Spend aprés ski with the Park City mayor

March 24, 2017 — Park City officials on Tuesday are scheduled to host an aprés ski event where the discussion will likely center on civic issues rather than the day's best ski run. Leaders will continue their outreach efforts with a gathering on Main Street. It starts at 4 […]

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Organizers hope to boost Thin Air Festival

March 24, 2017 — As the Park City Chamber/Bureau gets ready to present its second annual Thin Air Festival, its organizers admit the event hasn't yet come close to developing into the phenomenon they hope it one day will. But they're anticipating that Year 2 will get them closer […]

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Marketplace: Joli finds a home in Park City

March 24, 2017 — When Katherine Quinlan took over a boutique women's clothing store in Sugar House in 2012, she thought her shop was nestled in the perfect location. "I had a lot of contacts in Park City, and then I could build on the Salt Lake clientele," she […]

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Park City Berkshire Hathaway agents take home honors

March 24, 2017 — Among the thousands of Berkshire Hathaway HomeServices commercial real estate agents around the globe, Jan Wilking can now claim the title of the best. Wilking, a prominent Parkite in the community and in the local real estate industry, was one of several Summit County agents […]

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Grand Summit Hotel to undergo extensive renovation

March 24, 2017 — One of the prominent properties in the Canyons Village base area at Park City Mountain Resort is getting a facelift. Vail Resorts recently announced the Grand Summit Hotel will undergo a $15 million renovation this spring. At the same time, the company, which has managed […]

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Registration for Park City’s 38-mile relay race, Running with Ed, is now open

March 23, 2017 — The Park City Education Foundation's annual event, Running with Ed, is on May 20, 2017. Registration to run in this 38 mile relay race is now open. Registration will close on April 14. To get you pumped and ready for the race, here is a […]

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Seasonal workers living at former Colby School property told to vacate

March 21, 2017 — Nearly 30 seasonal workers living at the former Colby School property along the east side of State Road 224 are being forced to find somewhere else to live after the Park City Fire District issued a notice to vacate to the property owners earlier this […]

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Several vehicles burglarized in the Jeremy Ranch neighborhood

March 21, 2017 — The Summit County Sheriff's Office is warning residents to be diligent in locking their vehicles after deputies responded to eight separate incidents where vehicles were burglarized in a Snyderville Basin neighborhood on Monday. According to the Summit County Sheriff's Office, unknown suspects entered several unlocked […]

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Summit County Health Department hopes water study results will guide development

March 21, 2017 — Phil Bondurant, director of Environmental Health with the Summit County Health Department, says he hopes the results of a two-year water quality study will help guide future development on both sides of the county. Earlier this year, the Health Department released its findings from the […]

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