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Record editorial: Carve out time this Thanksgiving to help those in need

November 21, 2018 — However you want to help, this much is certain: With many families needing assistance during the holidays, there’s little reason not to pitch in.

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Record editorial: Buckle up, Park City — ski season is here at last

November 17, 2018 — Spring is lovely in Park City. Summer is spectacular. And autumn, with the changing leaves and crisp mountain air, is difficult to top. But this is what we've been waiting for. Park City Mountain Resort is scheduled to open Wednesday, marking the unofficial start of

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Record editorial: Congratulations, prep athletes in Summit County, on a season to remember

November 15, 2018 — For Summit County's three high school athletic programs, it was an unforgettable fall season. Four teams ended it hoisting championship trophies. Three others finished second in the state, while one more reached the semifinals. Few, if any, other counties in the state can boast of

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Record editorial: Veterans are heroes — let’s treat them like it

November 10, 2018 — On Tuesday, people all over the country participated in one of America's most cherished and important traditions. It is apropos, then, that days later, we'll honor the people who've made it possible. Sunday marks Veterans Day. It is an opportunity to contemplate the men and

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Record editorial: Live PC Give PC provides a dose of optimism to Parkites

November 7, 2018 — It's been a depressing few weeks for people who follow the national news. That's after a depressing few months amid a depressing few years. The steady drip of bleak headlines, exacerbated recently by the partisan rhetoric surrounding the midterm elections, can sometimes make it difficult

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Record editorial: Take advantage of Utah’s new same-day voter registration

November 4, 2018 — Despite the dearth of contested local races, participation in this year's election is slated to be much higher in Summit County than it was for the midterms in 2014. In fact, Summit County Clerk Kent Jones recently predicted that as many as 75 percent of

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Record editorial: Ideals of bigots and white nationalists have no place in America

October 30, 2018 — They gathered Monday evening at Temple Har Shalom to mourn the deaths of 11 people in a Pittsburgh synagogue. Many in attendance were members of the Park City Jewish community, shaken after what is believed to be the worst attack on Jews in American history.

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Record editorial: A vote for full Medicaid expansion in Utah is one for a basic human right

October 27, 2018 — "This election, we have an opportunity to lift the burden of being uninsured from many of our neighbors in Summit County and thousands of people across Utah.”

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Record editorial: School district gives master planning another go, but faces a tall task to win support

October 25, 2018 — If it sounds like Park City School District entering master planning is a familiar concept, that’s because it is.

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Record editorial: Vote ‘yes’ on bond and end the Treasure development dispute at last

October 19, 2018 — Let’s end the dispute about the Treasure development once and for all.

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Record editorial: When it comes to funding education, we can no longer get by with less

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

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Record editorial: Women in this election cycle are standing up and leading the way

October 16, 2018 — The movement is unmistakable. Across the country, there is an unprecedented wave of women running for political office.

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Record editorial: Kilby Road controversy could have been avoided

October 10, 2018 — Editorial: Outrage has poured in since drivers got their first look at the redone road. But it didn’t have to be that way.

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Record editorial: Prop 4 may be last chance to end gerrymandering before next round of redistricting

October 8, 2018 — Redistricting reform is needed in Utah. Voters should take their chance to get it.

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Record editorial: Stigma surrounding affordable housing must be eradicated

October 4, 2018 — The demand for affordable housing in Park City is increasing, and we should welcome the people who need it with open arms.

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Record editorial: Utah Climate Week puts important topic into perspective

September 30, 2018 — Though the sight of our mountains covered in a few feet of white powder is incomparable for many Parkites, it's hard to argue our landscape is ever more majestic than when it's emblazoned with fall colors. The smoldering shades of red, yellow and and orange,

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Editorial: Utahns should seize chance to legalize medical marijuana

September 26, 2018 — The time has come for medical marijuana in Utah. That's hardly an audacious statement these days, as polls in recent years have shown broad support among Utahns for the concept. The more pertinent debate is whether Proposition 2, the statewide initiative that would legalize medical

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Editorial: There are no easy fixes to labor shortage in Park City

September 22, 2018 — Focus on affordable housing and transportation could help ease worker shortage in Summit County.

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Editorial: Park City’s social equity efforts have been absent from Treasure bond debate

September 19, 2018 — After years of controversy surrounding the Treasure development proposal, its fate is now up to Park City voters.

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Editorial: As election season heats up, Summit County residents bear responsibility

September 15, 2018 — Labor Day has come and gone. The landscape is dotted with vivid fall colors and campaign signs that have sprouted all over Summit County. Election season is here. More than a month remains before voters can begin casting mail-in ballots, but candidates have started making

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