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Letters: How can Park City afford to not pass Treasure bond?

September 23, 2018 — How can we afford not to pass bond? Editor: Listening to the arguments about affordability for the Treasure bond, I can't help thinking — how can we afford not to pass this bond? We are talking about 123 acres that will require six years of

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Letters: Water conservation should be priority in Park City

September 20, 2018 — Priorities down the drain Editor: Water cascaded down Three Kings Drive frequently this summer. It seems municipal resources are so limited that it can take days to patch (not replace?) a repeatedly breaking pipe. The Park Record has also reported water line breaks in Old

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Guest editorial: Frustration about rising taxes in Park City is building

September 20, 2018 — Local government does nothing but raise the cost of living here with increased taxes and infrastructure costs.

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Guest editorial: Treasure, if developed, may have health implications

September 16, 2018 — Large amounts of airborne dust will be generated through blasting, bulldozing and other heavy equipment operation, and dump truck loading and movement through the city.

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Guest editorial: Three decades of Treasure talks point to a ‘yes’ vote on bond

September 16, 2018 — Tourism and the environment was considered and found that the environment and historic charm take precedent.

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Letters: Treasure bond is a bargain for Parkites

September 13, 2018 — Food for thought Editor: The City is asking the property owners (primary, secondary and business) to approve a $48 million 15-year bond to buy out the Sweeney/Treasure Hill group. The City reports that as of 2/11/18 the property tax payers had obligations of "principal and

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Guest editorial: Successful Treasure bond would benefit all of Park City

September 8, 2018 — Don’t let this opportunity pass us by. This is about the quality of life for the entire city, not just one neighborhood.

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Letters: Survey needed to determine popularity of Summit Bike Share amid safety concerns

September 8, 2018 — Suggested solutions for homeless are anything but Editor: I read with interest Karen Brooks' letter dated Sept. 1 in the Park Record. While I've never considered homelessness an overwhelming problem in our town, undoubtedly it does exist, as she points out, albeit in very small

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Guest editorial: Treasure development wouldn’t impact community? That’s an ironic notion

September 7, 2018 — "A development the size and scope of the proposed Treasure Hill project would forever negatively affect and visually destroy what we have all agreed is important to us."

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Letters: Park City has an opportunity to walk to end Alzheimer’s

September 4, 2018 — Depolarizing can start at The Park Record (Note: Letter is in response to editorial titled "New group in county has the right idea: Depolarize Now!) Editor: Great idea, Park Record, and you can help move forward by dispensing with those conspicuously bad, blatantly biased political

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Letters: Parkites should be compassionate toward the homeless

September 2, 2018 — Letters to the editor: Sept. 1 – Sept. 4

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Guest editorial: Cows on McPolin Farm are damaging to Park City’s green efforts

August 30, 2018 — We are writing in response to the City Council Staff Report authored by Luke Cartin on July 18, 2018, regarding Regenerative Agriculture on City Lands. It is our recommendation that any use of animal agriculture on city-owned open space should not be allowed at the

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Letters: Park City will be forever changed if bond fails and Treasure proceeds

August 29, 2018 — Boom, boom, boom — forever changed Editor: Yes, Park City, that is the noise that will be echoed throughout our town as developers spend 3-5 years (minimum) blasting away at our iconic Treasure Hill. It will take that long just to clear the mountain of

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Letters: Americans need protection from the EPA

August 26, 2018 — We need protection from the EPA Editor: The New York Times reports that relaxed EPA pollution rules could result in 1,400 premature U.S. deaths per year. This is 3 times the number of troop casualties America has experienced per year in Iraq and Afghanistan combined

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Letter: Court conditions not optimal for pickleball

August 23, 2018 — Court conditions put players in a pickle Editor: The first thing I tend to get when I mention pickleball is: What the heck is that?!? I was introduced to the sport about a year ago by a friend who is a highly competitive player with

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Guest editorial: Park City School District tax increase is remarkable display of chutzpa

August 22, 2018 — The Park City Board of Education's decision last Tuesday to increase local property taxes by $188.65 on a residence with a market values of $893,079, which is the average price of a primary home within the school district's boundaries, needs to be looked at within

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Letters: Snow Ranch Pastures land shouldn’t be part of Treasure bond

August 19, 2018 — Organizations went the extra mile for Recycle Utah Editor: Recently, 172 guests came together to celebrate local food and a sustainability in Summit County. Recycle Utah would like to thank everyone who attended and supported our 3rd Annual 100 Mile Meal, held on August 11

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Guest editorial: More pickleball courts would elevate Park City as a year-round destination

August 17, 2018 — As a "Wanna-be" be competitive pickleball player, I want to share my personal thoughts as well as those of fellow pickleballers who live here full time. I have lived here for 28 years and am thrilled with the amenities that have been created to serve

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Letters: Sentence for driver in fatal crash unlikely to deter distracted driving

August 15, 2018 — Cooperation could ease Pickleball court concerns Editor: Regarding the feature about the dearth of pickleball courts, I am curious about what has happened at the MARC. There are four courts marked for pickleball. These courts don't look like redrawn tennis courts. Lines are crisp, nets

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Letters: E-bikes should be programmed with lower speed limit

August 14, 2018 — Where are the animal police? Editor: With money being spent to build a bridge for animals to use as means of crossing I-80, is there going to be animal police directing them to use their new crosswalk? Andre Palai Jeremy Ranch *** An e-speed limit

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