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Mountain Town News: Ski towns negotiate hotels and e-bikes

June 19, 2018 — One ski town gets another hotel, but proposals elsewhere struggle SNOWMASS VILLAGE, Colo. – In six or seven months, Snowmass Village will get another hotel as well as two other buildings. The 99-room hotel, will be branded as a Limelight, a relatively new chain of

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Midvale man reaches plea deal in U.S. 40 fatal crash

June 19, 2018 — A Midvale man charged with automobile homicide following a crash on U.S. 40 in Summit County in 2017 that killed a Duchesne man and paralyzed a West Jordan woman reached a plea agreement with prosecutors on Monday. Nathaniel Richard Bone, 38, pleaded guilty to a

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Park City roads: yelling, long backups and a near collision

June 19, 2018 — The Park City Police Department last week received complaints about issues on the roads, continuing a series of cases involving problems on streets, but it did not appear from public police logs that the incidents were reported as road rage like some of the earlier

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Hotel project at former Colby School property back before the Summit County Council

June 19, 2018 — Residents in the three neighborhoods surrounding the former Colby School property on S.R. 224 may be unaware that a new application was submitted for another hotel project at the site less than a week after the Summit County Council rescinded a permit that had been

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Fireworks lit in Park City, drawing police, as ban readied

June 19, 2018 — Some in Park City last week apparently started Fourth of July celebrations early. But City Hall wants the fireworks ended this week. Amid concerns about the wildfire threat after a winter of scant snowfall, Park City officials within days intend to enact a ban on

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Jury trial set in case against Summit County man charged with giving drugs to minors

June 19, 2018 — A Summit County man charged with multiple felonies after, prosecutors allege, he gave drugs to minors at a party that was held in his home in Trailside is headed to trial. Adam David Childers, 46, appeared in Summit County's 3rd District Court Monday morning with

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Court report: Oakley man sentenced for attempted aggravated burglary

June 19, 2018 — According to the Summit County Attorney's Office, the following cases were heard on Monday, June 11, in 3rd District Court at the Summit County Justice Center: Ambrosia Perez, 24, of La Puente, California, entered a guilty plea to obstruction of justice, a class A misdemeanor.

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Park City driver hits two pedestrians

June 19, 2018 — A driver hit two pedestrians at a busy Park City corner on Monday evening, requiring both of them to be taken to a hospital, the Park City Police Department said. The accident was reported at 7:35 p.m. at the intersection of Kearns Boulevard and Bonanza

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Lightning causes small fire in North Summit

June 19, 2018 — A lightning strike caused a small wildfire that burned nearly 2 acres in North Summit Sunday afternoon. At about 2:30 p.m., someone who lives along Chalk Creek Road in eastern Summit County saw the blaze and contacted dispatch. Crews from the North Summit Fire Protection

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Park City police told of dogs chasing moose in Park Meadows

June 18, 2018 — Two dogs were seen chasing a moose in Park City on Sunday, the Park City Police Department said, a case that continued a string of wildlife reports in the city but one that is unusual since it involved pets as well. The Police Department logged

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Wild Women Tribe rallies female business owners in Park City

June 18, 2018 — Renée Huang began her search by reaching out to a couple of women who own businesses in Park City. She asked if they would be interested in partnering for the wilderness workshops she planned to host. Seven months and two dozen businesses later, Huang has

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Business briefs: The People’s Health Clinic to host Walk and Wine fundraiser

June 18, 2018 — The People's Health Clinic to host Walk and Wine fundraiser The People's Health Clinic is set to host its Walk and Wine for Women's Health fundraising event on June 24. The event will include a hike around Deer Valley Resort, followed by a luncheon at

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Marketplace: Consulting firm aims to help organizations reach goals

June 18, 2018 — There has hardly been a dull moment in Alison Kuhlow's life. Shortly after graduating from college in Iowa, she took a job in the Park City Planning Department. She continued working at City Hall for multiple years in other departments, then moved into roles with

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Park City mayor scheduled to hold après-style chat

June 18, 2018 — Park City Mayor Andy Beerman and City Councilor Becca Gerber are scheduled to host an event on Tuesday designed for Parkites to learn about a broad range of City Hall issues. Known as Après with Council, the event is part of the efforts by the

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Man charged in May hit-and-run accident in Oakley

June 17, 2018 — A 54-year-old man who prosecutors say was involved in a hit-and-run accident in Oakley that left a motorcyclist in critical condition in May is now facing felony charges. Mark Alfred Mayr, of Richmond, was charged in Summit County's 3rd District Court in early June with

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Park City readies fireworks ban amid hot, dry start to summer

June 17, 2018 — Park City anticipates it will enact a ban on fireworks and open flames such as campfires within days, an action that had been expected as dry weather prevailed in the early part of the summer after a winter of scant snowfall. It is not unusual

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Women’s Giving Fund vote open to select grant recipient

June 17, 2018 — Four years ago, the Women's Giving Fund began recruiting members and collecting donations to support nonprofits in the Park City area. PC Tots was selected as the first recipient of a $30,000 grant months later. The Women's Giving Fund, which is a branch of the

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Summit Community Power Works merges with Utah Clean Energy

June 17, 2018 — When Georgetown University's national energy-saving competition ended, Summit Community Power Works, the local nonprofit organization that spearheaded the county's entry, attempted to regroup. Throughout the duration of the contest, SCPW led several community-wide initiatives to reduce residential and municipal consumption of electricity and natural gas.

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South Point withdraws application for large development along Brown’s Canyon Road

June 16, 2018 — Residents who live along Brown's Canyon Road may be breathing a sigh of relief this week after an application to build a large development near their homes was suddenly withdrawn from Summit County's Planning Department late last week, less than two weeks before the matter

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Senate candidate Mike Kennedy talks DACA, climate change and Donald Trump in Park City

June 16, 2018 — Mike Kennedy found himself making yet another stop on his underdog campaign against Mitt Romney on Wednesday. This time, it was Park City. Kennedy, who is taking on Romney in the Senate GOP primary, sat for an interview prior to a private donor event in

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