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Developer signals plan to submit new application for controversial Park City event space

November 15, 2018 — A developer seeking approval to operate a controversial event space along Main Street has signaled its intent to withdraw an application before the Park City Planning Commission and submit an alternative request that will hinge on a determination from the city's planning director, according to

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UPDATED: USOC visits Park City, Salt Lake City as bid race narrows

November 15, 2018 — Representatives from the United States Olympic Committee visited Salt Lake City on Wednesday and toured the broader Olympic region's athletic facilities as the committee's timeline to select a U.S. bid city for the games in 2030 narrows.

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Social justice and engineering collide at VR summit in Park City

November 14, 2018 — In the wee hours of the morning on Nov. 3, residents in and around Ogden were startled by the sound of military helicopters buzzing their homes. The rotors of the Black Hawks and the wailing of sirens filled the streets as the Ogden Police Department

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Inaugural Virtual Identity Summit asks questions beyond headsets and ‘Westworld’

November 12, 2018 — As the recently released Western "Red Dead Redemption 2" makes history by selling 17 million copies in 12 days, according to its publisher, Lisa Joy sees more similarities between the video game's virtual characters and its human players than the latter might want to admit.

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Park City-hired recruiter advertises vacant city engineer post

November 12, 2018 — A Park City-hired recruiting firm has advertised the municipal government's vacant city engineer position with a desire that applications be submitted by Dec. 2, a timeline that leaves open the possibility that someone might not start until the beginning of the year. The application window

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Do Parkites think climate change is a hoax, or does it influence their habits? City Hall survey seeks feedback

November 11, 2018 — Park City has posted a survey seeking to learn about attitudes toward the environment and the behavior of people regarding the environment, a set of questions that inquires about what people see as the important issues as well as what might motivate someone in the

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Park City driver finds ammunition on Old Town road

November 10, 2018 — Someone found ammunition on a road in Old Town in early November, the Park City Police Department said, indicating there was initial worry that a gun might be missing as well. The Police Department received the report at a little bit before 12:30 p.m. on

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Park City Treasure deal critic: dishwashers, lifties will be hurt the most

November 9, 2018 — One of the leading critics of Park City's planned acquisition of the Treasure land in a conservation deal predicted on Wednesday costs in the community will rise as property owners increase rates to cover the additional taxes voters approved on Tuesday to fund the acquisition.

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Park City police blotter: calls involving lodging properties logged

November 9, 2018 — The Park City Police Department last week responded to several calls regarding issues at lodging properties, logging reports at a time when the industry typically enters a lull between the end of the summer and the start of the ski season. The cases did not

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Park City prepares $500,000-plus building remodel for transit workers

November 8, 2018 — Park City soon plans to start a major remodel of 23 City Hall-owned condominiums in Prospector as officials ready the units to house municipal transit staffers in what is seen as an important incentive as the municipal government recruits and then retains bus drivers and

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Park City will soon ask: What’s your vision for the community?

November 8, 2018 — Park City is poised to engage the populace in what will be a wide-ranging and perhaps contentious discussion about the future, a question that appears simple to ask but one that could be difficult to answer. City Hall plans to conduct what it describes as

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UPDATED: Park City Treasure deal approved, ending decades of uncertainty

November 6, 2018 — Park City voters on Tuesday overwhelmingly approved a $48 million ballot measure that will fund most of the cost of the acquisition of the Treasure land in a conservation deal.

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Electric buses set to make first appearance on existing Park City routes

November 5, 2018 — Park City is set to begin transitioning bus routes other than the Electric Xpress to Evs by the end of the year.

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Park City voters: up or down on Treasure deal?

November 3, 2018 — Park City voters on Tuesday will decide whether to fund a $64 million acquisition of the Treasure acreage on a hillside overlooking Old Town, a ballot measure that, locally, overshadowed the political campaigns this election cycle.

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Park City land bonds: 20 years without a rejection

November 3, 2018 — Park City voters have never rejected a land bond as they decide the largest one, for Treasure, on Election Day.

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Park City pasture’s protection: There is a Plan B if voters say ‘No’

November 2, 2018 — The 20-acre Snow Ranch Pasture in Thaynes Canyon was added to the discussions about a Treasure ballot measure in the summer, but does not rely on the ballot measure to ensure it's conservation.

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Park City police blotter: homeless encampment seen

November 1, 2018 — The Park City Police Department last week received a report of a suspected homeless encampment, possibly in Park Meadows. The report was logged on Thursday, Oct. 25 at 1:46 p.m. in bushes off Holiday Ranch Loop Road. The police were told there were dogs at

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Park City Treasure vote: A 2011 survey could provide insights for today

October 31, 2018 — It was July of 2011, and the talks about the Treasure development proposal had already become difficult. People who lived on streets close to the Treasure acreage were leery of the traffic, the height of the buildings and the overall square footage, concerns that continue

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Park City line break buckles driveway as water rushes out

October 31, 2018 — A private water line broke in lower Deer Valley on Sunday afternoon, sending water rushing out and badly buckling a driveway. The Park City Police Department said the break occurred at the Aspen Wood condominiums, located along Deer Valley Drive on the route toward Snow

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Park City gathers to honor the victims of synagogue shooting

October 30, 2018 — Temple Har Shalom on Monday evening held a memorial service honoring the victims of a Saturday shooting at a Pittsburgh synagogue, drawing on Jewish traditions and Americana as a crowd of disparate faiths prayed alongside each other, wept and expressed a determination to stand together

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