October 19, 2018 — We quote from the old Pogo comic strip as it so aptly describes a lot of the current political/complaint landscape. We, like many, lament what we see out there in the world. But it is upsetting to see so much complaining and comments of "it
October 18, 2018 — This week, as ballots were mailed to voters in Summit County this week, The Park Record wanted to know which item on their ballots they thought was the most important or interesting to them.
October 18, 2018 — Dead last isn't good enough. That has been apparent for years, but the Utah Legislature, despite steps in the right direction, has been unwilling to allot enough money to public education to drag the state from the bottom of the heap in per-pupil funding. We
October 18, 2018 — Significant impact Editor: As a Park Meadows resident, I am not in the same neighborhood as the potential Treasure project but I think it will have a significant impact on everyone in Park City, locals, tourists and businesses. Because of this, I am strongly in
October 18, 2018 — The biennial weekend wherein the University of Southern California Trojan football team and marching band descend upon the stomping grounds of their Pac-12 South rival, the University of Utah Utes, is approaching at the speed of a blitzing peanut vendor.
October 17, 2018 — I call myself a part-time local. I have been coming here to ski since the 1980s and I love this town. I was lucky enough to buy a miner's shack in Old Town before the Olympics. Over time, I have fixed it up, and I
October 15, 2018 — Nearly three decades ago a small park in my Old Town neighborhood was slated for commercial development and endorsed by the Park City Council. Energized citizens, including myself, organized, protested and defeated the proposed development. The Carl Winter School playing field, our "open space," was
October 14, 2018 — No regrets Editor: I have never regretted voting for an open space bond. Have you? I cherish walks in Round Valley, bike riding and driving along the McPolin Barn/McCloud Creek entry corridor and the open vistas of Guardsman Pass. And there are many other PERMANENT
October 12, 2018 — I have been worrying about Treasure Hill for nearly 40 years. And writing about it for every bit as long. I love the open space — we all do. And we have weighed the pros and cons of development for a long time. And we
October 11, 2018 — Opposite poles Editor: The extreme polarization of politics in today's world is disturbing. Why? Antagonistic polarization will be the death of compromise. Democracies are built on compromise. Angry partisan speech does not seem to be limited to one political party or ideology. Dr. Fairs, a
October 7, 2018 — Who's at the wheel Editor: It appears that the majority of Park City drivers have chosen to ignore normal rules of the road in favor of a "Me First" approach. These days it is very much the exception to see a vehicle actually stop at
October 6, 2018 — I feel it is my community responsibility to ensure everyone understands the costs and impact associated with the continued pursuit of open lands as Park City Municipal Corp. (PCMC) funded projects.