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Letter: When it comes to climate change, little things make a difference

January 18, 2019 — Little things make a difference Editor: Mr. Dean's somewhat tongue-in-cheek letter, "None of us will be able to reverse climate change, so don't waste time talking about it" is not entirely wrong. Climate change is too far advanced to avoid disaster. The seas are rising;

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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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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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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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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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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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Guest editorial: Changes needed if Park City Institute is to survive and prosper

January 1, 2019 — It seemed unlikely, until now, that I would find myself responding to a letter from Robert Redford, but as my dear old dad used to say, "It's a funny old world." Having read Scott Iwasaki's article on the Park City Institute's financial crisis, along with

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Letters: Park City’s bus routes need reworking

December 29, 2018 — Bus routes on wrong path Editor: We have lived in Park City for eight years. Two years in Bear Hollow, and we now live in Silver Springs. Moved here and became familiar with the bus route. Used the pink and brown routes daily. Chose our

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Letters: USA Nordic thanks Park City for world-class event

December 28, 2018 — World class, without breaking a sweat Editor: On behalf of all USA Nordic athletes, thanks to everyone in our hometown of Park City for coming out to support the FIS Nordic Combined Continental Cup and FIS Cup Ski Jumping presented by USANA this past week.

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Letter: On the roads, Park City has an attitude problem

December 24, 2018 — Solution to a problem Editor: Ba Humbug! Is it just me or has the attitude of our Park City community gone to a level where we just ignore stop lights, stop signs, and speed limits? So many times, as I wait for a stop light

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Guest editorial: Performer says Park City Institute needs community’s support

December 21, 2018 — My name is Lucia Micarelli, and I'm a concert violinist. I have had the great privilege of performing in Park City four times in the last few years, thanks to Teri Orr, the executive director of the Park City Institute. Back in 2015, she invited

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Letters: The Park City Institute is a cultural treasure worth saving

December 20, 2018 — Save a cultural treasure Editor: Early in my career as an independent performing artist, I was fortunate enough to be booked by Teri Orr at the Park City Institute. The Institute took a chance on me; I was relatively unknown and performing challenging material: a

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Guest editorial: Join the Citizens’ Climate Lobby to make a big difference

December 19, 2018 — "The choice before us all has never been so stark. Act now with courage and resolve … or, God forbid, ignore the irrefutable evidence, and become the generation that betrayed humanity and our responsibility to future generations." — Frank Bainimarama, prime minister of Fiji, at

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Guest editorial: Hop on a Park City bus during Try Transit Week

December 18, 2018 — Here's a big shout out to all of us to get on a bus and "Try Transit" while the campaign is up and running this week through Saturday, Dec. 22. During this time, elected officials will be riding on our buses — probably getting better

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Letter: Bipartisan bill is chance for course correction on climate change

December 18, 2018 — Course correction Editor: The latest Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change special report has given the world its latest warning about inaction and it is not good. Yet, many of us including most of our political leaders are content to worry about something else. I think

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Guest editorial: Make Park City’s arts organizations a priority during year-end giving

December 16, 2018 — The arts have the power to make us feel better. They bring us together, strengthening our relationship to the world around us. They help explore complex issues, introduce us to new ideas and people and push our boundaries. They drive our economy as a destination

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Letters: Park City comes together during the holidays to support children

December 13, 2018 — Community comes together Editor: The community of Park City came together again, for the 11th year, to host a festive holiday party for hundreds of underserved children. What began as a construction service project for Park City Sunrise Rotary Club in 2007 has fortuitously grown

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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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Letters: Advocate for action on climate change

December 6, 2018 — Become an effective 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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