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Police investigate man’s death near Park City Cemetery

March 23, 2019 — The Police Department said the man died where he was found sometime the night before. He was 51 years old. There were no signs of foul play and the circumstances were not suspicious, the Police Department said. The cause of death was not immediately known.

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Park City repaints post office parking, reflecting one-way change

March 23, 2019 — Park City workers on Monday morning repainted the parking stripes on the north side of the Main Street post office to reflect a change in the flow of traffic on the one-way stretch of road instituted by City Hall in January. The section of 5th

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Park City ‘roof-alanche’ sends big snow pile onto Main Street sidewalk

March 22, 2019 — A massive amount of snow apparently cascaded off the roof of a decrepit old building toward the southern end of Main Street, covering a stretch of sidewalk that, though not in the middle of the shopping, dining and entertainment district, is frequently traveled by pedestrians.

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Deer Valley, searching for parking, tapped garage in Main Street core

March 22, 2019 — Deer Valley Resort temporarily opted to direct skiers to the China Bridge garage in the Main Street core on weekdays when the lots outside Snow Park Lodge filled. It was a step taken in response to City Hall’s recent prohibition on parking on the street outside the lodge but one that could have raised questions on Main Street as skiers took spots that otherwise would have been available for shoppers. The last day was Friday.

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Park City police blotter: car alarm, loud music busy police

March 21, 2019 — Sunday, March 17 At 10:57 p.m., the police were told someone climbed onto a Main Street balcony from the street level and went inside the building. Public police logs did not provide details. A suspected intoxication case was reported at 10:22 p.m. in the vicinity

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Park City, jammed, forced into temporary one-way Main Street traffic

March 21, 2019 — The crowds in Park City last weekend overwhelmed the parking infrastructure, resulting in a series of reports to the Park City Police Department as people complained about parked vehicles in other people's driveways and in locations in the Main Street core where parking is prohibited.

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Park City hotel teardown starts with brute force, power tools

March 20, 2019 — Workers on Monday morning started to prepare to tear down an old, decrepit hotel on Main Street, a rare takedown of a building on the shopping, dining and entertainment strip. Park City officials determined the Star Hotel to be an unsafe structure.

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Vail Resorts chief in Park City: More work needed on housing, wages

March 19, 2019 — The chairman and CEO of Vail Resorts, the Colorado-based firm that owns Park City Mountain Resort, in Park City on Monday evening acknowledged the company fell behind on workforce housing and wages, connected issues that are two of the overriding concerns in Park City and

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UPDATED: Man pleads guilty in wife’s 2017 Park City hotel murder

March 18, 2019 — A man who once played professional football on Monday pleaded guilty to murdering his wife at a Park City hotel, opting for a plea agreement with prosecutors rather than a trial. Anthony McClanahan, 47, entered the plea during an appearance in 3rd District Court at

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Park City police told of homeless cases, including along Main Street

March 18, 2019 — The Park City Police Department received three recent reports of people coming across someone who appeared to be homeless, cases that were logged during a winter that would have been especially difficult for someone living outdoors. The Police Department on March 10 at 2:41 p.m.

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Vail Resorts chief, who reshaped industry, tapped for Park City speech

March 17, 2019 — The chairman and CEO of Park City Mountain Resort owner Vail Resorts is scheduled to deliver remarks and answer questions in a public setting in Park City on Monday, a rare opportunity for rank-and-file Parkites to confront one of the instrumental figures in the reshaping

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Park City housing plans: oh, the location, or ugh, the location? (w/ video)

March 16, 2019 — Park City’s plans to build another phase of workforce or otherwise affordable housing drew a range of opinions at an open house hosted by City Hall. The project is expected to entail 58 units between the 1300 blocks of Woodside Avenue and Empire Avenue.

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Deer Valley, City Hall suddenly thrust into parking dispute

March 15, 2019 — Deer Valley Resort and City Hall were thrust into a dispute this week that centered on overflow parking outside Snow Park Lodge. City Hall starting on Friday no longer permitted overflow parking on Deer Valley Drive, basing the decision on planning and zoning documents that govern development at Deer Valley.

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Park City police blotter: Snowballs thrown at vehicles

March 14, 2019 — The Park City Police Department on Friday received at least two complaints of youngsters throwing snowballs at vehicles in two different locations in Park City. Young people were reported to be throwing snowballs at cars on Swede Alley at 7:09 p.m. The youngsters were on

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Park City drivers struggle with pothole, a ‘sheet of ice’ and empty gas tank

March 13, 2019 — The Park City Police Department last week responded to numerous driver-related issues, including cases that appeared to stem from the large crowds as well as issues related to the weather. Park City appeared to be especially busy during the first week of March as crowds

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Utah bill targeting Park City bag ban stalls, but will it be sacked?

March 12, 2019 — Utah legislators for the second consecutive year may sack a bill targeting municipal bans of plastic bags. The measure, H.B. 320, on Tuesday morning remained in the House of Representatives after an unsuccessful attempt on Monday evening by the sponsor, Rep. Michael McKell, a Republican

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Park City police told of a mountain lion in Old Town backyard

March 11, 2019 — The Park City Police Department on Sunday afternoon received a report of a mountain lion in an Old Town backyard, another in a series of cases involving the predators this winter but one that is especially notable since the location is within a tightly packed

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Park City mining-era structure suffers a partial collapse

March 11, 2019 — A large part of a building on the Park City Mountain Resort slopes that dates to the silver mining era collapsed on Sunday night, leaving the wreckage in plain view of skiers and snowboarders, in what is another dramatic loss of a relic from the

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Park City readies to build dozens of Old Town townhouses, condos

March 11, 2019 — Park City later in 2019 intends to begin construction on an ambitious workforce or otherwise affordable housing project designed to include nearly 60 units on the northern edge of Old Town.

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Park City wants help maintaining mining-era tunnels, a key water source

March 10, 2019 — Park City plans to hire a firm to provide engineering and management services for the Spiro Tunnel and the Judge Tunnel, two important municipal water sources. City Hall says it does not have a level of staffing that allows it to dedicate workers to the tunnel duties.

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