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For the Record: What’s in your Sundance survival guide?

January 17, 2019 — Each week, The Park Record asks For the Record, encouraging residents and visitors to weigh in on a topic of interest. In the coming weeks, the annual influx of visitors this time of year for the Sundance Film Festival will be made a little more

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Jay Meehan: Evanston’s healing waters

January 17, 2019 — "With all the lurching that the Sundance Film Festival requires of its habitués, the fact that Park City houses a few spas of its own is a good thing.”

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Guest editorial: Corporate America should step up for federal workers

January 17, 2019 — Greed by the financial institutions on Wall Street caused the recession of 2008. It was the American taxpayer that eventually bailed them out in order to restore their financial insolvency. Now is the time that corporations can come to the aid of 800,000 laid off

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Amy Roberts: Sometimes, putting on blinders and going on a bender are decent coping mechanisms

January 16, 2019 — Blinders can be a useful coping mechanism – as long as you aren’t attempting to emulate Sandra Bullock.

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Record editorial: Take a breath before Sundance, World Championships collide

January 16, 2019 — The countdown to the Sundance Film Festival is on. And the FIS Snowboard, Freestyle and Freeski World Championships is right on its heels. Before they arrive, spend the next week soaking up the relative peace and quiet while you still can. Get out on the

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Record editorial: On Props 2 and 3, Legislature’s ‘we-know-best’ attitude doesn’t cut it

January 15, 2019 — Summit County residents frustrated at the Legislature’s attempts to essentially invalidate their votes should pick up the phone and let their representatives know.

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Guest editorial: None of us will reverse climate change, so stop talking about it

January 14, 2019 — The drastic measure needed to curb climate change won’t happen, so why waste our time focusing on it?

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Letters: Nuzzles and Co.’s animal-saving mission continues

January 13, 2019 — With help, Nuzzles thrives Editor: On behalf of the board and organization, Nuzzles and Co. wishes to send a heartfelt thank you to the Summit County Council for providing generous funding to our Pet Rescue and Adoption. We rescue injured, homeless and abandoned cats and

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Tom Clyde: Unpaid federal workers should walk

January 12, 2019 — I was excited to watch the presidential address from the Oval Office on Tuesday night. These tend to be big deals, when the President puts the full presidential mojo behind his words. This is Truman announcing the atomic bomb, Kennedy on the Cuban missile crisis,

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Teri Orr: With a pinch of salt…

January 11, 2019 — There were years I would start Jan. 1 with a clean journal and write in it my resolves for the year ahead. I would write slowly with great flourish and try in a couple of hours to distill things in the past year that did

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Letters: Children ask PCMR to bring back night skiing or turn off the lights

January 11, 2019 — Children chime in on PCMR lights Editor: Dear Vail Resorts, We were driving into Park City and I asked my dad if we could go night skiing and he said you don't do it any more. So I asked him "Why are the lights on?"

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For the Record: Who’s to blame for the federal government shutdown?

January 10, 2019 — Each week, The Park Record asks For the Record, encouraging residents and visitors to weigh in on a topic of interest. The federal government shutdown is still in place, as Congress and President Trump have failed to reach an agreement. Locally, the lack of funding

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Record editorial: Winter driving refresher — slow down when the roads are slick

January 10, 2019 — This is what Park City is supposed to be like this time of year. After dismal snowfall last ski season, Mother Nature is smiling upon us once again. Deer Valley Resort and Park City Mountain Resort have each opened most of their terrain, and the

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Jay Meehan: Trumps on cleaning detail

January 10, 2019 — "It was like lying in a great solemn cathedral, far vaster and more beautiful than any built by the hand of man." – President Theodore Roosevelt (after camping with John Muir in Yosemite) As with most dreams, the surreal prevailed. Normally sequential events assumed the

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Amy Roberts: If we don’t figure housing out, J-1 visas will become J-none

January 9, 2019 — This weekend I woke early to take advantage of my first powder day of the season. Before the resort opened, I met a friend for coffee in the lodge. As we sipped away our sleepiness, I noticed dozens of resort workers running about — wiping

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Letters: Columnist should have saluted pro-environment efforts, not mocked them

January 7, 2019 — Salute efforts, don't mock them Editor: In the Dec. 29, 2018 — Jan. 1, 2019 edition of The Park Record, columnist Tom Clyde writes that "Park City's vegan community got their arugula in a twist when cattle began grazing on the historic ranch land on

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Record editorial: On climate change, Mitt Romney has an opportunity to lead

January 6, 2019 — Summit County did not vote for Mitt Romney, but residents agree with him on one thing: Addressing climate change is critical.

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Tom Clyde: 2019’s off to a chilly yet great start

January 5, 2019 — Starting off 2019 with warm feelings and cold temperatures

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Teri Orr: With gratitude…

January 4, 2019 — "But there are some frozen days I keep close and hold precious and this holiday season has been filled with an abundance of them.”

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Letter: Park City’s No. 7 bus route simply doesn’t work

January 4, 2019 — Simply doesn't work Editor: I have to agree strongly with the letter from Renee Miller. There is something wrong with the No. 7 bus route. My recent experience took place at the Canyons end and went like this. Having just missed the express bus at

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