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Summit County officials have captive audience with state representatives

December 11, 2018 — Summit County’s elected officials and department heads addressed a range of topics Monday evening with the county’s current and newly elected state representatives ahead of the start of the general legislative session next month.

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Park City awaits a Friday decision on fate of Olympic bid

December 11, 2018 — Park City is awaiting a possible United States Olympic Committee decision on Friday about a bid city for a future Winter Olympics.

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Winter Olympics: Park City, Salt Lake City seen as 2026 contingency

December 11, 2018 — Park City and Salt Lake City’s efforts remain focused on the 2030 Winter Olympics, but the area could be a contingency for the 2026 event.

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Marketplace: Bambino app connects parents to babysitters

December 11, 2018 — For parents of young kids, having a babysitter can make or break plans for an evening out. A failed attempt to find a last-minute babysitter is what prompted Sean Greene to create the Bambino app in 2015, and a similar experience pushed Sarah Ervin to

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Mountain Town News: Pandemics of the past, changing climate of the future

December 11, 2018 — No mountain town was too isolated to avoid pandemic JACKSON, Wyo. — You think times are bad now? Imagine life a century ago. Death was all around. In early November, the Great War had ended in Europe, leaving 10 million soldiers and 7 million civilians

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Park City waterworks station loses power, impacting snowmaking

December 10, 2018 — A piece of Park City's waterworks infrastructure suffered an electrical problem in the early morning hours on Monday, leaving the pump station without power and forcing the Public Utilities Department to temporarily shift the route of water through the system to ensure service continued without

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Francis man arrested after shooting at two roommates, narrowly missing them

December 10, 2018 — A man was arrested at a home in Francis on Sunday after authorities say he fired more than a dozen bullets at two roommates, narrowly missing them both, according to the Summit County Sheriff’s Office.

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Park City planning panel application deadline nears

December 10, 2018 — The deadline for applications to serve on the Park City Planning Commission is Monday as leaders prepare for the first round of appointments to the influential panel since voters on Election Day approved most of the funding needed to acquire the Treasure acreage in a

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Park City poised to create a municipal Arts and Culture Department

December 10, 2018 — Park City could consider creating a municipal department to manage arts and culture, a move that would elevate those programs and policies to the same status as long-established functions like law enforcement and planning and zoning. Mayor Andy Beerman and the Park City Council on

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Park City weighs boosting bus service for Sundance, ski champs

December 9, 2018 — Park City is considering hiring a firm to provide supplemental transit service during the Sundance Film Festival and the FIS World Championships in freestyle disciplines, two events this winter that are expected to stress the public transit system as well as private sector transportation firms.

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Park City official worries runaway trucks will eventually kill people

December 9, 2018 — A member of the Park City Council expressed concern at a recent meeting about the results of a safety-inspection sting targeting trucks on Marsac Avenue, indicating it was surprising that so many of the vehicles were ordered out of service as a result of violations.

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Summit County Council may reconsider Rail Trail study

December 9, 2018 — While Summit County's elected officials have started exploring the idea of improving the utilization of the historic Rail Trail to make it connect better with the communities adjacent to it, a trails advocate is encouraging them to rethink funding a $100,000 study of the trail.

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Court report: Francis woman pleads guilty to assault

December 9, 2018 — Alisha Maria Duran, 29, of Columbus, Ohio, entered a guilty plea to possession of another person's identity documents, a class A misdemeanor. The court imposed a one-year jail sentence and suspended 340 days. The court placed her on court probation for 18 months and ordered

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Inside the snowmaking process at Deer Valley Resort (photos)

December 8, 2018 — The Park Record follows Deer Valley's snowmakers as they prepare the mountain for opening day.

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Summit in 60 December 8: County Council discusses trash fees, transportation funding

December 8, 2018 — This week in Summit in 60: The state legislature overwhelmingly passed the Utah Medical Cannabis Act, touted as the compromise to Prop 2 and overturns the statewide initiative voters approved to allow access to medical marijuana. Trash collection fees could be going up. Summit County Councilors

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Business briefs: Christian Center gathers gifts for Operation Hope

December 8, 2018 — Christian Center gathers gifts for Operation Hope The Christian Center of Park City is gathering new and unwrapped gifts for its annual Operation Hope. According to the center's website, donations for toys, books and clothes for children in need are due by Friday at 4

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Seasonal workers without housing in Park City struggle to find anywhere to live

December 8, 2018 — Sofia Faveri left the Roommate Roundup with a furrowed brow. She had five days remaining before she would be required to leave the condo she was temporarily living in. And still, she had no leads on where she would be living for the next three

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Curbside fees for trash collection in Summit County may increase

December 8, 2018 — Summit County residents may soon see an increase in their annual garbage collection fees if elected officials approve a recommended $4 hike on Wednesday.

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Summit County wants a larger role in overseeing Park City’s transit system

December 8, 2018 — The Summit County Council met with county staffers in a special session on Thursday in Coalville for a general discussion about how the transit system in Park City functions and serves the Snyderville Basin.

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Summit County’s GOP state representatives vote in favor of medical pot compromise

December 7, 2018 — All four of Summit County’s GOP legislators voted for the Utah Medical Cannabis Act, which has been touted as the compromise bill to Proposition 2, the statewide ballot initiative voters approved to allow access to medical marijuana.

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