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Band Sweetheart Gala tickets on sale

The bands throughout Park City School District are scheduled to host their 10th annual Sweetheart Gala on Friday, Feb. 14, from 6 p.m. until 11 p.m. at St. Mary’s of the Assumption Catholic Church’s Grand Hall at 1505 White Pine Canyon Rd.

The gala will feature live music by the Park City High School Jazz Ensemble and a full catered dinner compliments of Denise’s Homeplate. Attendees can win prizes from the Opportunity Drawing and silent auctions. For more information or to purchase a seat, visit!sweetheart-gala/c1kjj.

Get Out & Play programs still available

The Youth Sports Alliance’s Get Out & Play Program still has openings for all Utah Olympic Park programs. The four still available for sign-up are freeride skiing (terrain park), freeride snowboarding (terrain park), freestyle skiing (moguls and jumps) and Nordic jumping.

After-school transportation is provided, and the lessons are two hours long. Buses return to the schools at 4 p.m. for pick-up. For more information or to register your child, contact Kerry Morgan at or 801-205-9637.

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USU-Online bachelor’s degrees in U.S. Top 50

Utah State University-Online was recognized by U.S. News & World Report as the 48th best online bachelor’s degree program in the country. According to a press release, it was the only institution from Utah recognized by the magazine known for annually rating universities, businesses and other organizations.

U.S. News & World Report’s criteria for rankings was based upon student engagement, faculty credentials, peer reputation, student services and technology. USU-Online offers eight online bachelor’s degrees, including communicative disorders and deaf education, economics and psychology.