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St. Regis Big Stars, Bright Nights concert series lands new home

April 25, 2018 — After weeks of speculation, the St. Regis Big Stars, Bright Nights Summer Concert Series will have a new home — if Park City agrees. If all goes according to plan, the concerts this year will be held at Quinn’s Field near the Quinn’s Junctions Sports

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‘McFarland USA’ runners to visit Park City

April 25, 2018 — In 1987, a cross-country team from McFarland High School in California had an unlikely win at the state championships. Twenty-eight years later, Disney released a film about the team and its story. Soon, two of the runners will be in Park City to speak to

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Park City worries about dumped furniture, appliances at apartments

April 25, 2018 — The Park City Police Department over the past few months has increased patrols of the Aspen Villas apartment complex in partial response to complaints about people dumping furniture, appliances and other goods they want to throw away. The practice has occurred for years and happens

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Summit County historian highlights ledge in Coalville in hopes preserving it

April 25, 2018 — As drivers head east on Interstate 80 toward Coalville, the ledge springs into view across the valley, jutting up from the ground. It stands out against the backdrop of the surrounding mountains. Summit County Historian NaVee Vernon said it should be considered one of Coalville's

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Education briefs: Park City High student to host fundraising event for cancer research

April 25, 2018 — Student to host a fundraising event for cancer research Park City High School sophomore Faith Froehlich plans to host a fundraising event on Friday, April 27, at 5:30 p.m. at O'Shucks Bar and Grill in Pinebrook, according to an event poster. She is raising funds

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Feasibility study will determine whether Hoytsville can survive as a town

April 25, 2018 — Too many people think the campaign to incorporate Hoytsville as a town stems from property owner's wishes to "do whatever we want to do with our property," according to longtime resident Bill Wilde, one of the leaders of the effort. And that's not the case,

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Park City plans measures to guard against Main Street car attack

April 25, 2018 — Park City shortly intends to acquire steel posts known as bollards to be used as security measures at intersections along lower Main Street, a step meant to protect pedestrians from an assailant using a vehicle as a weapon or from an unintentionally wayward vehicle. The

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Park City High students take home awards for technology competition

April 25, 2018 — Will Watkins and Graydon Russell spent a couple months working on their individual projects for the Utah Technology Student Association's competition. Then, less than two weeks before the event, they decided to start on another project with student Hunter Way. It earned them second place

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Park City police continue traffic stops in upper reaches of Old Town

April 24, 2018 — The Park City Police Department continues to patrol in the vicinity of a tiny street in Old Town amid complaints about traffic and in the weeks after a confrontation between a driver and a pedestrian. The patrols on or close to Hillside Avenue are notable

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Summit County Republicans suddenly have a Romney-Kennedy contest

April 24, 2018 — Summit County Republicans suddenly have a high-profile campaign to follow in the spring and early summer. The local party, which did not field candidates in the County Courthouse campaigns, will join the rest of the state's Republicans in deciding the nominee in the U.S. Senate

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Summit County Children’s Justice Center panel to audience: Child abuse is a ‘community issue’

April 24, 2018 — Visitors at the Summit County Children's Justice Center are first greeted by shelves overflowing with blankets, books and stuffed animals. An inviting small blue couch flanks the shelves in the waiting area. The room is teeming with people, overcrowding the small space that is typically

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PHOTOS: Schools drill earthquake safety

April 24, 2018 —

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Marketplace: Park City Performance Medicine aims to help people reach peak

April 24, 2018 — Russ Reiss will never forget the first time he saw an open-heart surgery. A medical student at the time, he scrubbed in and watched the surgeon stop the heart, fix it and then shock it back to life. "That was the moment that I said,

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Mountain Town News: ‘Megafire’ worries in the Rockies, the world’s oldest heli-skier and a new film festival

April 24, 2018 — Warnings abound of megafires in forests soon and in the future BANFF, Alberta – Across the Rocky Mountains, from Santa Fe, New Mexico, to Banff, Alberta, firefighters are bracing for what could, in some areas, be a brutal season. In New Mexico, which is coming

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Business briefs: PCMR director joins Snowbasin Resort

April 24, 2018 — PCMR director joins Snowbasin Resort Snowbasin Resort recently announced that Davy Ratchford will be the new general manager of the resort, according to a press release. Ratchford was the senior director of marketing and strategic alliance for Park City Mountain Resort and, prior to that,

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Park City businesses targeted by scammers posing as Rocky Mountain Power

April 23, 2018 — On Monday, Rocky Mountain Power received scam reports of fraudulent calls zeroing in on businesses in Salt Lake City, Park City, Layton, and Ogden. The scammers insist the business must make an immediate payment by going to a drugstore, purchasing a Green Dot prepaid card

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Park City Eagle Scout’s dontion will save lives, sheriff says

April 23, 2018 —

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Removal of dining club licenses shakes up Park City establishments

April 23, 2018 — It's no secret that Utah has strict liquor laws. During the 2017 legislative session, some regulations were loosened while new ones restricted establishments even further. One of the biggest changes, included in H.B. 442, made it so dining club licenses, which allowed places to be

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Court Report: Heber City man pleads guilty to attempted aggravated assault

April 23, 2018 — According to the Summit County Attorney's Office, the following cases were heard on Monday, April 16, in 3rd District Court at the Summit County Justice Center: Flabio Ahuazoteco-Garcia, 28, of Park City, entered a guilty plea to driving under the influence of alcohol or drugs,

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Vail Resorts reports ski season metrics

April 22, 2018 — Vail Resorts reported this week certain ski season metrics from the beginning of the ski season through April 15, and for the prior year period through April 16, 2017. The reported metrics are for its North American mountain resorts, adjusted as if Stowe was owned

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