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Tom Clyde: A new ski season begins with old legs

December 9, 2018 — Ski season is off to a strong start, with lots of good skiing open and conditions that are generally better than we ever had last year. What a difference a little snow can make. I skidded through last winter's ice on a pair of skis

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Guest editorial: Through Institute, Park City is part of TED’s global community

December 8, 2018 — Technology and Entertainment and Design (better known as TED) has been part of our community now for more than a decade. The Park City Institute has brought elements of that wildly successful, global organization to our own community in the form of live-streamed events and

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Teri Orr: Bohemian … then Rhapsody

December 7, 2018 — I was such a … not exactly wanna-be in high school — but more what you might call, in a horse race — an "also ran." Not the cheerleader but a "spirit leader" — not the award-winning gymnast, just a competitor… In an AP class

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Jay Meehan: Documentary junkie fired up for 2019 Sundance slate

December 7, 2018 — OK, so I'm biased. I'm a doc-head, a documentary film junkie, and it goes with the territory. This particular malady manifests itself mostly during the space-time of late January and the Sundance Film Festival and, of course, we still have several weeks worth of smirking

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Letters: Advocate for action on climate change

December 6, 2018 — Become an affective advocate Editor: The Dec. 1 editorial, "Park City's accelerated green goals match the urgency of the moment" showcases Park City's laudable efforts to address climate change at the local level. Understanding that addressing climate change at all levels — individual, municipal, state

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Record editorial: Ski season in Park City in full swing, with a philanthropic twist

December 5, 2018 — Not even clicking into skis or strapping into a snowboard and shredding the mountain at one of Park City’s two world-class ski resorts is as fulfilling as contributing to the fight against cancer.

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Amy Roberts: When voters speak, who listens?

December 4, 2018 — In Prop 2 compromise, the line between church and state in Utah has been erased altogether.

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Tom Clyde: Thinking about the climate long term

December 3, 2018 — It's good to be back on the snow again. Mother Nature sort of cooperated this year, and while there isn't lot of natural snow, there's been enough to make a difference. Unlike last year, it's been cold enough to make snow. So Park City Mountain

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Guest editorial: Parkites must get on board with public transit efforts

December 2, 2018 — Summit County/Park City officials and transportation personnel continue to work tirelessly in their efforts to meet our critical public transportation and zero-footprint goals. They have made several recent improvements geared toward making it even easier for us to ride the bus. We have more E-buses

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Letters: In Summit County, conservation is a family affair

December 2, 2018 — A family affair Editor: Thank you for Angelique McNaughton's thorough article describing the Ercanbrack family's commitment to preserving their land, their heritage and their legacy. The Summit Land Conservancy is thrilled that their dedication was recognized by the Sand County Foundation, which gave them the

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Record editorial: Park City’s accelerated green goals match the urgency of the moment

December 1, 2018 — Buoyed by the sight of early snowfall, Parkites are hopeful that this ski season will be a return to normal after the balmy temperatures and paltry precipitation of last winter. But the fact that, so far, ski season in Park City actually looks the part

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For the Record: How important is shopping locally for the holidays?

November 30, 2018 — Each week, The Park Record asks For the Record, encouraging residents and visitors to weigh in on a topic of interest. This week, the holidays are in full swing and, like many of you, we are busy getting gifts together and have everything ready to

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Letters: Central Wasatch Commission draft bill goes against Summit County’s interests

November 30, 2018 — Shortsighted thinking Editor: When I look at the details of the Central Wasatch Commission's draft bill, I can't understand why any Summit County or Park City political leader would want to support a bill that could be as damaging to our community as this bill

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Record editorial: Park City schools’ dual-language immersion program thrives 10 years in

November 29, 2018 — A decade in, Park City is saying “Gracias” and “Merci” for dual-language immersion program.

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Amy Roberts: Christmas vacation

November 29, 2018 — It's been awhile since I found myself truly in the holiday spirit. I'm certainly not a Grinch, but I'm a long way from "ho, ho, ho," tis the season, jolly, too. On average, I probably fall into the lukewarm Christmas category. I celebrate with my

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Jay Meehan: The Oval Office walls are closing in

November 28, 2018 — "You can cut all the flowers but you can't keep spring from coming." ~ Pablo Neruda Our esteemed leader feels the night closing in. His pouting session on the back end of the midterms has morphed into rage and he's seeing to it that there

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Letters: Ecker Hill park-and-ride lot isn’t perfect, but it’s progress

November 25, 2018 — Enjoy an express ride into town Editor: I liked reading some of Angelique McNaughton's recent article for the good information it contained about the new Ecker Hill park-and-ride lot. I was disappointed she reported only the views of some who question its location so close

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Record editorial: Voters showed up, and now they must remain engaged

November 25, 2018 — Summit County residents should be proud. The election results in the county were finalized Tuesday, after the inclusion of one final batch of outstanding ballots, making official what we've known since the first returns on Election Day: Residents made their voices heard like never before

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Tom Clyde: There’s much to be thankful for, especially in Park City

November 25, 2018 — We are now fully into the holiday season, and the mailbox is stuffed with catalogs. I'm always puzzled how I end up on some of the lists. Most of my clothes come from either adding an Allis-Chalmers logo hoodie to a tractor parts order to

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Teri Orr: A death in the family

November 23, 2018 — The call came late Sunday night. I recognized the New York number. Margret and I have known each other for more than a dozen years. We have shared meals, political right-mindedness and a love of performing arts. She is a wicked smart agent who introduced

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