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Letters: Orrin Hatch put politics over country

November 14, 2018 — Politics over country Editor: Senator Orrin Hatch is being given the "Medal of Freedom" by President Trump. Senator Hatch is a co-conspirator, collaborator and enabler for President Trump. President Trump lies, does not abide by the rule of law and attacks the free press. Senator

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Letters: Thanks for supporting the Treasure bond, Park City

November 11, 2018 — Treasure is secured Editor: On behalf of those who worked in support of the bond, we applaud the many Park City officials and staff members who, along with the landowners, were able to make a deal to save Treasure Hill. We are grateful for the

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Letters: Join in Park City’s annual day of giving, readers say

November 7, 2018 — Join a lively group Editor: The Park City Historical Society & Museum held its annual Dungeon Party/membership renewal last week and what fun it was! A big thank you to all our longtime members who support us year after year as well as quite a

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Letters: Readers urge community to participate in Live PC Give PC

November 3, 2018 — Questionable decisions Editor: When is this City Council, led by the Mayor going to stop running its own agenda and abusing the finances entrusted to it by city taxpayers. I see the new City Engineer has resigned his position after only 5 month in the

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Letters: Debate over Prop 3, Treasure bond

October 31, 2018 — Donate for life Editor: Once again it is that time of year to support our local charities through Live PC Give PC. We all have many charities that are near and dear to our hearts. Please consider supporting the Playing for Life Foundation and our

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Letters: Readers explore the choices on the ballot

October 28, 2018 — Demonstrate a commitment to open space Editor: Park City's Autumn has provided stunning vistas across preserved meadows and hillsides. These exist because of tax dollars from open space bonds combined with foresight and visionary planning. Do you know that open space bond money from both

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Guest editorial: Eileen Gallagher is a great choice for state Senate seat

October 27, 2018 — In a normal year, Summit County residents might snooze through the upcoming midterm election. The incumbent county departments heads are all running unopposed (with the exception of one late-entry write-in challenger), there are no municipal offices up for grabs and the president is not on

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Letters: Readers spar over Treasure bond as Election Day nears

October 24, 2018 — Back to the drawing board Editor: I don't know when "Open Space" achieved sacred cow status in Park City; it was certainly not on everyone's mind when Paula and I bought our first home here in 1974. We were then and are now surrounded by

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Guest editorial: Park City will feel the consequences if we don’t approve the Treasure bond

October 21, 2018 — Park City residents before you vote, please understand the consequences if the open space bond does not pass. A NO vote will fast track the development of nearly 1 million square feet of development — essentially destroying our landmark Treasure Hill and the Old Town

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Letters: Passing Proposition 4 would make for a stronger Utah government

October 20, 2018 — A Republican for reform Editor: I believe government and communities are best served when we elect candidates who stand for conservative principles and policies. As a lifelong Republican, the two problems I see with the current landscape of legislative and congressional races in Utah are

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Letters: Treasure development would have ‘significant impact’ on all of Park City

October 18, 2018 — Significant impact Editor: As a Park Meadows resident, I am not in the same neighborhood as the potential Treasure project but I think it will have a significant impact on everyone in Park City, locals, tourists and businesses. Because of this, I am strongly in

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Letters: Parkites would not regret voting for another open space bond

October 14, 2018 — No regrets Editor: I have never regretted voting for an open space bond. Have you? I cherish walks in Round Valley, bike riding and driving along the McPolin Barn/McCloud Creek entry corridor and the open vistas of Guardsman Pass. And there are many other PERMANENT

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Letters: Political polarization in America is disturbing

October 11, 2018 — Opposite poles Editor: The extreme polarization of politics in today's world is disturbing. Why? Antagonistic polarization will be the death of compromise. Democracies are built on compromise. Angry partisan speech does not seem to be limited to one political party or ideology. Dr. Fairs, a

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Letters: Who is at the wheel in Park City

October 7, 2018 — Who's at the wheel Editor: It appears that the majority of Park City drivers have chosen to ignore normal rules of the road in favor of a "Me First" approach. These days it is very much the exception to see a vehicle actually stop at

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Guest editorial: Treasure bond includes not-so-hidden costs

October 6, 2018 — I feel it is my community responsibility to ensure everyone understands the costs and impact associated with the continued pursuit of open lands as Park City Municipal Corp. (PCMC) funded projects.

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Guest editorial: Former Park City Planning Commissioner says bond is best solution to Treasure problem

October 6, 2018 — Guest editorial: Treasure bond is the only way to stop a host of negative impacts that would accompany a development on the land.

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Letters: Treasure density is out of scale with Park City and always has been

October 3, 2018 — Out of scale with our town Editor: I earnestly request your support for the upcoming Open Space Bond offering. This bond election is getting politicized. It is being depicted as a way to protest other objections to Park City Municipal government. It is not a

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Guest editorial: Former state Senate candidate endorses Quinn, Gallagher

October 1, 2018 — This spring I was a candidate for the state Senate and was fortunate to receive the most votes in Summit and Wasatch counties in my race. While that support was not enough to prevail in the primary, the experience gave me some insights I would

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Letters: Statehouse candidate Meaghan Miller would be a community role model

September 30, 2018 — Block the bond Editor: Every time a new bond passes the property owner is voting to allow the city to place a new lien on their real property. This means that your property, not you the owner, is encumbered; if you sell your property the

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Letters: GOP is ramming Kavanaugh nomination through

September 27, 2018 — Keep Old Town authentic Editor: My name is Jack Snyder and my wife and are proud homeowners in Old Town. We bought in 2010 after conducting a thorough search of the entire Park City-Kimball Junction region for one primary reason — Old Town is an

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