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Park City wildlife carnage: After an elk collision, a roadside dismemberment

January 19, 2019 — Park City collisions between drivers and wildlife oftentimes result in the instant death of an animal or injuries that are so bad it needs to be put down. In some cases the carcasses are collected and butchered for the meat while hides can be tanned and used.

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Park City wildlife collisions involve deer, mountain lion

January 19, 2019 — The Park City Police Department continues to receive reports of wildlife collisions, including cases on the state-highway entryway and on neighborhood roads. The cases include a mountain lion and deer.

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Park City drivers: Brake, but do not swerve, to avoid wildlife

January 19, 2019 — As Park City drivers continue to collide with wildlife, the Park City Police Department and an organization called Wild Aware Utah offer tips to avoid the accidents. The Police Department says drivers should brake rather than swerve if they encounter an animal on the road.

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Park City police told of issues with Uber, taxi and shuttle drivers

January 17, 2019 — The cases were reported shortly before the number of ridesharing vehicles and taxis operating inside Park City is expected to increase sharply with the upcoming opening of the Sundance Film Festival.

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Park City police blotter: mail scattered across driveway

January 17, 2019 — The Park City Police Department last week received at least two reports involving problems with articles of mail. Mail was seen scattered across a driveway and was left inside a vehicle on Holiday Ranch Loop Road sometime before the 4:02 p.m. report to the police

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Park City municipal attorney resigns in months after hunting goods case

January 16, 2019 — A Marsac Building attorney who acknowledged involvement in the disappearance of hunting equipment in the mountains outside of Summit Park resigned from the municipal post in early January, City Hall said in a prepared statement released on Wednesday.

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Park City readies expanded Main Street historic borders

January 16, 2019 — Park City is seeking to expand the boundaries of the National Register of Historic Places district that covers most of Main Street, a potential redrawing of the district lines that could eventually incorporate a row of residential properties.

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Park City readies social equity plank in Utah Statehouse lobbying strategy

January 15, 2019 — Park City officials were expected to modify the municipal platform that underpins City Hall’s work at the Statehouse, a move that is designed to add the ideal of social equity to the City Hall lobbying efforts.

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Park City poised to take step toward selling bonds for Treasure deal

January 15, 2019 — The meeting on Tuesday is anticipated to be one of the first substantive City Hall discussions about the Treasure deal since Election Day.

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Park City Planning Commission candidate once resigned from same panel

January 14, 2019 — A former member of the Park City Planning Commission has submitted an application to serve on the influential panel again. Richard Luskin resigned from the Planning Commission in 2011 amid a criminal case brought against him stemming from a slow-speed traffic accident.

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Park City planning field addresses housing, transit and even paid parking

January 14, 2019 — Park City residents with diverse professional backgrounds and from disparate neighborhoods have applied for a seat on the Park City Planning Commission. The Park City Council is anticipated to make the appointments as early as Jan. 29.

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Sundance 2019: no Women’s March on Main, no Respect Rally in Park City

January 13, 2019 — There are no major demonstrations planned during Sundance after two consecutive years of large gatherings during the event’s opening weekend. The Women’s March on Main drew thousands in 2017 while the Respect Rally, seen as a follow-up event, was held the next year.

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Sundance 2019: Park City drafts cheat sheet outlining the rules

January 12, 2019 — Park City has many rules and regulations that apply to people who plan to conduct business in the community during the Sundance Film Festival. City Hall has published an annual guide, the ‘Rules of the Road,’ outlining municipal processes.

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Park City hit-and-runs: ‘unfortunately, a sign of the season’

January 10, 2019 — The Park City Police Department logged a string of complaints about hit-and-run traffic accidents in early January. Several arrests were made.

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Park City police blotter: Slide-off accidents reported

January 10, 2019 — The Park City Police Department on Sunday responded to a series of calls related to the difficult driving conditions as a persistent snow fell. The cases included a slide-off accident that was reported at 5:04 p.m. at or close to one of the intersections of

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Park City police field second complaint about snowmaking noise

January 9, 2019 — The Park City Police Department in early January logged a complaint about the noise from the snowmaking operation at Deer Valley Resort. It was the second case involving a snowmaking concern in the community in a little more than two weeks.

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Park City zombie case results in community service order

January 8, 2019 — A Nevada man on Monday pleaded guilty in a case that stemmed from a confrontation along Main Street with teen girls dressed as zombies. The man’s attorney said the plea bargain with prosecutors is “the best resolution.”

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Park City housing group awaits $800,000 in funding amid shutdown

January 8, 2019 — A Park City housing organization said the shutdown of the federal government has had impacts as the group awaits funding for two programs. The not-for-profit Mountainlands Community Housing Trust said the funding needed totals a little more than $800,000.

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Park City dwellers: Climate change, disappearing snow pack serious

January 7, 2019 — Park City dwellers see a changing climate as a serious environmental issue, a City Hall survey showed. People also said a disappearing snow pack is a serious issue.

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Park City police log report complaining snowmaking is too loud

January 5, 2019 — The Park City Police Department in December logged a complaint from someone unhappy with the noise from the Park City Mountain Resort snowmaking system. The municipal code, though, exempts snowmaking from City Hall’s noise restrictions.

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