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Tour des Suds bike race breaks new ground by starting on time

September 20, 2018 — 2018 has been a year of epic, sweeping changes across American democracy and culture. And on Sunday, the annual Tour des Suds bike race in Park City made its own venture into the same, virtually unprecedented territory. It started on time. "This is, like, totally

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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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Park City Treasure vote: a pocketbook decision or a planning one?

September 20, 2018 — There have been scattered comments about the impact on affordability, but an Old Town resident recently broached the topic directly in comments to Mayor Andy Beerman and the Park City Council.

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Two years in, Picabo Street Academy expands to fit growing student population

September 20, 2018 — The academy, located at 1762 Prospector Ave, recently expanded to include an upper floor so the 30 students the school now serves have more room to spread out and work in groups or one-on-one with teachers.

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Summit County inundated with complaints about Kilby Road construction (w/video)

September 19, 2018 — Summit County has been inundated with complaints about the new design of Kilby Road, with many questioning whether the improvements will actually deter speeding or cause more accidents.

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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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SAGE exam scores show boost in science, lowering of opt-out rates

September 19, 2018 — Students throughout the state took the statewide SAGE test for the final time last school year, and the recently announced results had some positive surprises.

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Can Park City High’s student section stake their claim as the most hyped in Utah?

September 19, 2018 —   Spectators and players at Friday's football game between Park City High School and Ben Lomond would have been hard pressed to miss the presence of the Miners student section, a phalanx of face paint, Hawaiian shirts and noise occupying the Dozier Field's east stands.

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Punctured gas line in Park City prompts evacuations

September 19, 2018 — A punctured natural gas line in Park City on Wednesday spurred the evacuations of roughly a dozen businesses. The gas leak was reported at around 1 p.m. Wednesday at 1260 Iron Horse Drive, according to Tricia Hurd Hazelrigg, a spokesperson with the Park City Fire

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Odyssey Dance Theatre’s ‘Thriller’ brings funky Halloween fun to Park City

September 19, 2018 — For the past 23 years, Odyssey Dance Theatre’s annual Halloween celebration “Thriller,” which opens a three-weekend run at the Egyptian Theatre Friday night, has captured the thrills and chills of things that go bump in the night.

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Sheriff’s report: Ogden men arrested after Summit Park burglary

September 19, 2018 — Three men from Ogden were arrested last week after leading Summit County Sheriff's deputies on a vehicle chase that ended in West Valley City, according to the Sheriff's Office. The incident began when a Summit Park homeowner contacted dispatch after noticing three men had broken

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Amy Roberts: Young at heart, but a tad older elsewhere

September 19, 2018 — I have come to learn there’s no such thing as aging gracefully

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Education briefs: Applications open for TEDxYouth Park City

September 19, 2018 — Applications open for TEDxYouth Park City Applications are open for the TEDxYouth Park City event, which is scheduled to take place at the Eccles Center on Nov. 14, according to an announcement. Students in grades eight through 12 interested in participating can audition with a

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Attendance at Park City Red Bull 400 climbs in 2018 (w/video)

September 19, 2018 — Miles Fink-Debray placed first overall in the men’s category with a time of 3 minutes and 45.6 seconds up the jump, a new record for the Park City edition of the traveling event.

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Park City drivers pulled over at speeds well above posted limits

September 19, 2018 — The Park City Police Department last week pulled over drivers traveling at well above the posted speed limit, a series of cases that illustrated the department’s long-running efforts to combat speeding in a place where traffic violations remain a top concern of the community.

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Park City forum will tackle legalization of medical marijuana

September 19, 2018 — A public forum on Thursday will tackle Utah’s Proposition 2 and address the benefits and harms of medical marijuana use.

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Summit County joins discussion about state’s roadless rules petition

September 18, 2018 — Summit County Council members say they are in favor of creating an avenue for the U.S. Forest Service to manage the forest.

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Erika L. Sánchez, author of ‘I’m Not Your Perfect Mexican Daughter,’ set for Park City appearance

September 18, 2018 — Sánchez will speak about the book, her career and her life on Thursday, Sept. 20, at the Park City Library

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North Summit School District Superintendent is Utah’s Superintendent of the Year

September 18, 2018 — Jerre Holmes said he was shocked and grateful to be handed a plaque that recognized his work as superintendent of the North Summit School District for the past eight years.

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Wasatch County approves major development tied to Deer Valley

September 18, 2018 — Wasatch County leaders recently approved plans for a major development envisioned to someday become an eastern portal of Deer Valley Resort, a project seen as a possibility for decades and one that, in sheer numbers, is audacious even in an area where the resort industry

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