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Park City-area avalanche buries skier in harrowing backcountry episode (w/video)

February 19, 2019 — An avalanche in the Park City-area backcountry buried a skier on Saturday before he was rescued, the Utah Avalanche Center said. The avalanche, just east of Brighton Estates, stretched 200 feet wide and traveled downhill approximately 200 vertical feet. It was 3 feet deep.

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CEO: Arapahoe Basin broke up with Vail Resorts over parking, long lines

February 19, 2019 — Arapahoe Basin Ski Area and Keystone Resort might have just became each other's biggest competitors. For years, the resort and ski area only 5 miles apart have worked together under an agreement that allows Keystone's pass holders the opportunity to carve turns on A-Basin's high-elevation

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Park City’s Leah Lange, Utes win at Citizens Series

February 19, 2019 — It was a good day for the Americans at the fourth Smartwool Wasatch Citizens Series race last Saturday at Mountain Dell. Several members of the University of Utah ski team decided to use this event to prepare for the Regional Championships in Alaska next week.

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Mountain Town News: The Sierras get their snowpack, but climate change marches on

February 19, 2019 — Tahoe gets dumped on, but there will be far less by 2100 TRUCKEE, Calif. – Ski resorts of the Tahoe-Truckee area of the Sierra Nevada have been getting the kind of dumps for which they've long been known. One recent storm alone delivered more than

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Marketplace: Rime Raw Bar serves mid-mountain seafood fare near Deer Valley slopes

February 19, 2019 — Since moving to Park City 10 years ago, Matthew Harris has had intermittent cravings for fresh seafood. He satisfied his appetite by starting a restaurant and filling the menu with natural ingredients, including fish, but the idea of launching a bar that served raw oysters

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Court report: Wanship man sentenced for sexual battery and other charges

February 19, 2019 — According to the Summit County Attorney's Office, the following cases were heard on Monday, Feb. 11, in 3rd District Court at the Summit County Justice Center: Kasey J. Dawson, 23, of Coalville, entered a guilty plea to attempted criminal trespass, a class B misdemeanor, and

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Guest editorial: What’s to blame for Park City’s disappearing parking spaces

February 19, 2019 — While this winter's abundant snow has thrilled outdoor enthusiasts, it's also revealed a dark underbelly beneath the fluffy white drifts. I refer, as you may have guessed, to the disappearance of Park City parking spaces. Police and neighborhood associations are grappling with confused citizens all

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Newcomers Club of Greater Park City to celebrate Mardi Gras

February 18, 2019 — Newcomers of Greater Park City celebrates Fat Tuesday with a Mardi Gras party

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Record editorial: Full-strength beer in grocery stores would be something to drink to

February 18, 2019 — The Utah Legislature would be right to eliminate a major pain point for beer drinkers in the state.

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Lady Miner named Swimmer of the Meet for 4th straight state finals

February 18, 2019 — The Lady Miners took second place in the 4A state swimming finals. Elise Beller was named the Female Swimmer of the Meet, the fourth year in a row that a lady Miner has been given the honor.

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Report shows high prices, slowing home sales as Park City buyers opt for new construction

February 18, 2019 — In a town marked by high housing costs, the prices keep on rising. The Park City Board of Realtors recently released a report showing a steady increase in housing costs and a decrease in the amount of houses sold during 2018 compared to 2017. Officials

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Park City child hits the slopes with surgeon who saved his life as an infant (w/video)

February 18, 2019 — When Thomas Summers was an infant his parents discovered he had a rare disorder that was causing him to have seizures. His parents elected for him to have a hemispherectomy. The family recently reunited with the doctor who performed the surgery.

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Tom Clyde: Parking lot culture

February 17, 2019 — The vibe around Deer Valley’s parking lots has gone sour.

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Swaner EcoCenter reveals exotic animals as ‘Nature’s Ninjas’

February 17, 2019 — Live animal exhibit at the Swaner EcoCenter examines "Natures Ninjas"

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Park City’s Grace Donahue and twins Livi and Gabby Rockwood sign letters of intent

February 17, 2019 — PCHS tennis twins Gabby and Livi Rockwood, along with golfer Grace Donahue signed letters of intent on Friday, Feb. 8. Here’s what they had to say about their plans.

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Park City finds snowmobilers, vandals cause trouble in Bonanza Flat

February 17, 2019 — People continue to use motorized vehicles on Bonanza Flat acreage despite a prohibition of the practice, City Hall said in a recent written submittal to Mayor Andy Beerman and the Park City Council, another example of the complexities of municipal ownership of the swath of

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Summit County rolls out scooter survey

February 17, 2019 — Summit County’s transportation officials are encouraging community members to take an online survey so they can better understand how people feel about electric scooter shares.

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Business briefs: Summit Sotheby’s Cares donates to 50 nonprofits

February 17, 2019 — Summit Sotheby's Cares donates to 50 nonprofits Summit Sotheby's Cares, part of Summit Sotheby's International Realty, recently awarded a total of $100,000 to 50 local nonprofits in Park City, Salt Lake and Southern Utah. According to a press release, the firm's sales associates and the

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Guest editorial: Park City students live Youth Sports Alliance’s motto — play, learn and dream

February 17, 2019 — When the school bells ring across Park City on Fridays in January, hundreds of elementary school students rush to lunch rooms. Teams of volunteers stand ready to help students pull on snow pants, tuck mittens into sleeves and gather ski gear before climbing onto motor

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Public is invited to walk-up to Alzheimer’s prevention party

February 16, 2019 — Summit County/Park City Walk to End Alzheimer's organizers invite the public to a kick-off party on Wednesday.

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