The Park Record: A Week In Review |

The Park Record: A Week In Review

An overview of recent Park Record Articles.

Editor’s note: Stories in this list received the most page views on from July 20-24, 2022.

Park City Residents Cutting Water Use as Drought Continues

Park City has limited outside watering at homes and businesses to no more than every other day to reduce the impact of an ongoing drought. | David Jackson/Park Record TPR

City administrators are urging residents to conserve their water usage through various measures in order to combat an ongoing drought. Regulations surrounding water usage, and not just from this year, but also previous years, have proven to successfully conserve water. Jason Christensen, water resources manager, said “the average Park City single-family home uses half as much water now than it did in 2000 while multi-family units and irrigation accounts have shown similar drops.”

Letters to the Editor, July 23-26: Park City Fantastic – If One Can Afford it

The beauty of Park City. | David Jackson/Park Record

In a letter to the editor this week, the magnificence of Park City is analyzed under the lens of the town’s growing exclusive nature: “How can we contribute to making Park City a great place for visitors and those on the socioeconomic margins? Can we be a community that welcomes the world, and is just as inclusive to those within it?”

Beethoven Festival Cooks Up its 39th Summer Season

Cellist Jeffrey Solow and pianist Doris Stevenson talk with the audience during a past Park City Beethoven Festival performance. The cellist and pianist will return to play during the festival’s 39th summer season this weekend.

This year’s 39th Park City Beethoven Festival is “a reunion of sorts,” as it brings back many musicians who have played with the festival for many years, some since its inauguration. The Festival, which began on Monday, July 18th, will continue until August 22nd, with various concerts at different locations and for different prices (some free). Proof of full vaccinations against COVID-19 is required to attend the indoor concerts. Well-Fitting N-95 masks must be worn at all times inside the buildings. For ticket information, visit

Park City High School Graduate Embarks on a Crazy Trip With Saint Luna

San Diego-based indie-rock band Saint Luna, from left: Charlie Black, Paarsa Heidari, Bradyn Jace, Max Katz and Wick Hauser will perform a free concert July 24 at Park City Brewing. Black graduated Park City High School in 2018.

Charlie Black, a 2018 Park City High School graduate, is returning to town to perform with Saint Luna, the San-Diego-based indie band in which he is the rhythm guitarist. In the near future, Saint Luna hopes to tour, and hopefully book a gig at Coachella soon. The band will be performing at 7 p.m. tonight (July 24th), at Park City Brewing. “‘I would love to see old friends there,’ Black said. ‘It would be great if everyone would support the local business, drink some good IPAs and see us play.'”

Miners Ready to Get Started With Under a Month to Go Until Season Kicks Off

PCHS MIners football summer practice. Park city High School. Head coach Josh Montzingo.| David Jackson/Park Record

Park City High School’s football team is hard at work, preparing for their first game against Wasatch on August 12th. “We’ve had a great summer, one of our best summers,” head coach Josh Montzingo said. “They’ve put in a ton of effort, and you can see that they’re hungry and ready for the season.” Montzingo feels ready for the season, and the team is excited to be back on the field playing competitively–particularly for their first game of the season that just so happens to be against the Miners’ rivals, Wasatch.

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