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After abrupt exit of former CEO, new leader takes helm at National Ability Center

August 21, 2018 — On Aug. 15, the National Ability Center announced the departure of eight-year chief executive officer Gail Barille. Her departure, according to Kevin Stickelman, the organization's interim CEO was abrupt. "It's not like we were planning this for six months," he said. Instead, the transition was

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Park City solicits arguments from Treasure deal supporters, opponents

August 21, 2018 — City Hall on Tuesday outlined an important procedural step related to the municipal government's ballot measure that would fund most of the cost of an acquisition of the Treasure acreage in a conservation deal, explaining the opportunity for supporters and opponents to draft arguments to

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Quality afterschool programs needed in rural communities across America

August 21, 2018 — Sponsored Content Research shows afterschool and summer programming can benefit children in many ways, but a lack of resources in rural communities often prevents access to such programs By Lauren Glendenning Brought to you by YouthPower365® There's a problem facing children in rural communities: a

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Park City construction mishap sends truck careening down hill

August 21, 2018 — A construction truck and two pieces of heavy equipment it was transporting on a flatbed trailer careened down a hillside in Empire Pass recently, the Park City Police Department said, describing a scenario that has long been worrisome in a community of steep hillsides and

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Elks Lodge recognizes Summit County first responders for dedication (w/video)

August 21, 2018 — When Park City Fire District Battalion Chief Steve Zwirn was approached about recognizing Wes Staples as firefighter of the year, he joked that he wasn't immediately sold on the recommendation. "I was like, OK'," he said. "But, after a day or two, I was thinking,

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Summit County Children’s Justice Center director resigns

August 21, 2018 — Summit County is searching for a new director to head the Summit County Children's Justice Center following the resignation of Melissa McKain, who stepped down last month after five years at the helm of the organization. McKain left her position in late July for unspecified

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Park City probes violent clash between cyclist, man with off-leash dogs

August 21, 2018 — The Park City Police Department said it is investigating a report of a violent confrontation between a bicyclist and a person with dogs off leashes last week, a case that could attract attention as it touches on the largely unrelated but nonetheless tense issues of

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Mountain Town News: Vail Valley , taking cue from Park City, gives e-bikes a shot

August 21, 2018 — Can e-bikes help quell the cost of resort commuting? AVON, Colo. – Some 25 people tried out Bewegen electronic-assisted bikes last week in what is often called the Vail Valley in an effort to get people out of their cars and onto the electric-assisted pedal

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Mountain lion attacks hunter in Summit County

August 20, 2018 — A mountain lion attacked a hunter over the weekend in Summit County, a rare encounter that resulted in minor injuries and emotional trauma for the victim, according to Phil Douglass, the Utah Division of Wildlife Resources' outreach manager. "That is only the second encounter that

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Hundreds to raise youth suicide awareness on Saturday ride through Park City

August 20, 2018 — The hills will come alive with the sound of pistons as more than 100 cars and motorcycles are set to roll through Kamas, Oakley and Park City on their way to the Park City Fire District station on Bitner Road the morning of Saturday, Aug.

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Writers on the Range: Even today, we need small railroads

August 20, 2018 — Advocates for "Rails to Trails" often ask why we're so determined to keep some of our little short railroad lines going. Two quick answers: We need them to fight forest fires in remote areas, and railroads can boost local economies. In Walsenburg in southern Colorado,

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Residents advocate for a large senior living community in Summit County

August 19, 2018 — Dick Welsh and his wife have lived in Summit County for nearly 24 years, and while both consider themselves in relatively good health, they know that many others in their age group are not. Welsh said several of their friends are reaching an age where

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Summit in 60: Kilby construction set to intensify, Children’s Justice Center looks for new leadership

August 18, 2018 — Summit in 60 is brought to you each week by County Reporter Angelique McNaughton and James Hoyt. Travel on Kilby Road will get worse before it gets better as crews are set to begin work on the roundabout entrance to the Tanger Outlets just days

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Through the lens: Photographer shares challenges of covering Tour of Utah

August 18, 2018 — Triple-checking my backpack for camera gear, I spray sunscreen all over my body and glance at the clock. Hoping for the best, I head out the door. It's time for the Tour of Utah. Car and bike traffic litters Marsac Avenue as I climb to

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Nevada man sentenced for 2016 poaching incident in Summit County

August 18, 2018 — A man from Nevada was sentenced last week for killing a deer on a private property in Summit County in 2016. Mark J. Guy, 21, of Henderson, Nevada, was charged in December of 2017 with wanton destruction of protected wildlife, taking wildlife while trespassing and

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Court report: Park City woman enters into a plea in abeyance for theft

August 18, 2018 — According to the Summit County Attorney's Office, the following cases were heard on Monday, Aug. 13, in 3rd District Court at the Summit County Justice Center: Colten Dean Rhodes, 22, of Evanston, Wyoming, entered a guilty plea to possession or use of a controlled substance,

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Park City Treasure dispute: a 14-year saga led to extraordinary vote

August 17, 2018 — Park City leaders on Thursday cast an extraordinary vote regarding the long-disputed Treasure land, a move befitting what has been one of the most extraordinary growth discussions in the community's modern era. The Park City Council, as expected, approved putting a $48 million ballot measure

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Park City, in landmark moment, puts Treasure question to voters

August 17, 2018 — The Park City Council on Thursday, as expected, agreed to ask voters on Election Day to approve a ballot measure that would fund most of the cost of the acquisition of the Treasure land in a conservation deal, a landmark moment in the discussions about

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Way We Were: Park City’s first playground

August 17, 2018 — For many of us, it's impossible to remember our childhoods without recalling time spent at a playground, climbing the jungle gym, jumping off swings, or spinning on the merry-go-round. However, in America at the turn of the twentieth century, providing dedicated outdoor areas with equipment

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Park City High School raises parking fees to fund safety coordinator

August 16, 2018 — For several years, Park City High School has charged students $50 to park their cars in the school's lot. This year, the school is doubling the cost. Students will be required to pay $100 for a parking pass this year, said Caleb Fine, assistant principal

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