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Park City envisions Old Town housing project, continuing aggressiveness
Park City envisions Old Town housing project, continuing aggressiveness

July 15, 2019

Park City officials have scheduled an event on Monday designed to introduce the possibilities of a workforce or otherwise restricted housing development in the southern reaches of Old Town. It is a gathering that is planned early in the discussions about the prospects for ground along Marsac Avenue.





Park City police told of people swarming around moose on Town Bridge

July 11, 2019

The Park City Police Department last week received a series of reports of wildlife sightings, including a case in Old Town involving people “swarming” a moose. Wildlife sightings have continued through the middle of the summer after a string of cases during the winter.


Park City police blotter: Gravel work upsets person on July 4
Park City police blotter: Gravel work upsets person on July 4

July 11, 2019

The Park City Police Department on Independence Day fielded a complaint from someone who was upset a crew was working in the neighborhood on July 4. The person told the police they do not “believe they should be working on a holiday,” according to department logs.


Park City readies to craft stand on UDOT’s ideas for S.R. 248
Park City readies to craft stand on UDOT’s ideas for S.R. 248

July 10, 2019

Park City leaders on Thursday are expected to discuss the Utah Department of Transportation’s idea to expand S.R. 248 along the entryway and start to craft an official statement regarding the controversial concept. It will be an important step for Mayor Andy Beerman and the Park City Council but one that does not appear will result in a statement until after a UDOT-imposed deadline for public comments.



Park City Main Street building sells, allowing No Name Saloon expansion
Park City Main Street building sells, allowing No Name Saloon expansion

July 9, 2019

A Park City businessman has acquired a Main Street building and reached a separate agreement to lease the space to the No Name Saloon. The deals allow a major expansion of the well-known bar and grill at a time when the shopping, dining and entertainment strip is enjoying one of its periods of boom.



Park City entryway idea from UDOT spurs ‘Save PC Hill’ effort
Park City entryway idea from UDOT spurs ‘Save PC Hill’ effort

July 6, 2019

Rick Wallace lives on a part-time basis in Prospector with a clear view of PC Hill from his backyard, essentially two blocks from S.R. 248. Wallace has launched an effort known as “Save PC Hill” in response to the Utah Department of Transportation ideas to expand S.R. 248. He is among the people worried about the ideas.


Park City police, schools sued by father of teen who died of overdose
Park City police, schools sued by father of teen who died of overdose

July 5, 2019

The father of a Park City teen who died in 2016 from an opioid overdose has filed a lawsuit in U.S. District Court against the Park City Police Department, the Park City School District and individuals within those entities, claiming the defendants were aware the drug had been acquired but concealed the information.


Park City driver hits a pregnant squirrel, police told

July 5, 2019

The Park City Police Department last week received several reports involving wildlife, including an unusual one that involved a driver hitting a squirrel that was pregnant. Moose were also seen in the city.



Park City opts to allow certain fireworks for the Fourth of July
Park City opts to allow certain fireworks for the Fourth of July

July 3, 2019

The snowy winter and rainy early summer left Park City green for Independence Day. And with the vegetation not having dried out yet, emergency officials in Park City early in the week opted against enacting a fireworks ban for the Fourth of July.


Utah Open Lands secures funds to finalize Snow Ranch Pasture deal
Utah Open Lands secures funds to finalize Snow Ranch Pasture deal

July 2, 2019

Utah Open Lands in the final days of fundraising secured the monies needed to complete a $6 million conservation agreement in Thaynes Canyon. It is a deal that relies heavily on Park City taxpayers even as the organization raised significant sums that were not directly tied to the Marsac Building.



Park City agrees to put more monies toward Snow Ranch deal
Park City agrees to put more monies toward Snow Ranch deal

June 28, 2019

The Park City Council on Thursday agreed to contribute another $550,000 to the Utah Open Lands drive to protect a tract of land in Thaynes Canyon from development, significantly increasing the City Hall stake in the efforts.


Park City police blotter: Beer cans found at skate park
Park City police blotter: Beer cans found at skate park

June 28, 2019

The Park City Police Department reported there were several law enforcement cases at City Park last week. The incidents were logged at a time when the park is expected to become busier as midsummer approaches.