Top 10 Suggestions for Homestead Road

Homestead Road construction between Pinebrook and Jeremy Ranch is a disaster. While we usually don’t like to tell people what to do, it seems the contractors doing this work may have never done road construction before. So, we thought we’d offer some advice: Don’t begin construction at 8:00 AM, when everyone is going to school. …

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Park City assistant city attorney arrested on felony charges

Fox 13 in Salt Lake is reporting that Park City Assistant City Attorney Polly Samuels McLean was arrested on September 6. She allegedly damaged more than $1,500 in hunting equipment and caused more than $500 in additional damages according to the report. She is facing felony theft charges, as well a misdemeanor criminal mischief charges. …

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It’s strange Park City would hire someone for a top level position with an uncertain past

KPCW is reporting that Park City’s new Transit System’s Manager, Barbara Murdock, was let go from her last position for allegedly using company funds inappropriately. Ms. Murdoch has, in turn, sued her former employer (Birmingham-Jefferson County Transit Authority) stating gender discrimination and they didn’t communicate reasons for her termination. What we don’t understand is how …

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Q&A on Kilby Road Construction and Changes

Tonight, Summit County held a public meeting to answer questions about Kilby Road changes. This includes the strange curves that run from the Pinebook Fresh Market to Ecker Hill Middle School. About 15 people showed up to ask questions of Derrick Radke, Summit County Public Works Director. A few people were quite militant. We felt …

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Deer Valley had better be better than ever

Come gather ’round people Wherever you roam And admit that the waters Around you have grown And accept it that soon You’ll be drenched to the bone. If your time to you Is worth savin’ Then you better start swimmin’ Or you’ll sink like a stone For the times they are a-changin’. We are hopeful …

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Damn the school tests

We’re gearing up for another school year. If the off season was any indicator, we’re headed for a doozey. The Park Record headline screams, “Under new school policy, high opt-out rates could sink Park City School District’s statewide grades.” The first paragraph goes even more dire: “The Park City School District in 2017 was given …

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