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Fire down below

Like peanut butter goes with jelly, the record-breaking snowfall at Park City ski resorts this winter means a heightened and prolonged risk of avalanches.

Park City police officer honored for community outreach

Libertini was honored recently by the NAACP Salt Lake Branch with a First Responders Appreciation Award, which is given for outstanding community service, actions of valor on or off duty or exemplary law enforcement service.

Park City High School Model UN inspires students to make a worldly difference

The Model UN team was nervous because they didn’t have as much experience as the other groups since they had only competed in Utah once before, but they found the atmosphere in New York City to be collaborative and supportive with students regularly encouraging each other throughout the three-day conference. 

California man identified as Weber Canyon avalanche victim

Ryan Barr, of San Diego, died after he became buried in a slide that happened around 3:30 p.m. on March 9. The avalanche was triggered by a group of guided skiers, causing two individuals to become caught, carried and buried. 

Utah snowpack tied with 40-year-old record, poised to beat it this weekend

Midweek storms boosted the state’s snowpack, helping the snow water equivalent, or the amount of water there would be if the snow melted, reach 26 inches on Friday morning, according to Utah Snow Survey Supervisor Jordan Clayton. The previous known record was set in April of 1983, which is three years after the first SNOTEL sites were installed. 

Paltrow takes the stand in Park City ski trial

Her lawyers Thursday asked Sanderson’s daughter whether her father thought it was “cool” to collide with a celebrity like Paltrow, the Oscar-winning star of “Shakespeare in Love” and founder-CEO of lifestyle brand, Goop.