To those of you skiing, I salute you

For those of you who could sneak out of work and capture some Utah Powder, I am jealous. I hope it was awesome. Every time I look from my office window and see the snow going sideways, I think of this magnificent winter song by Matt Pond PA.

Continue reading

What Park City needs is a little patience

It’s funny how 18 inches of snow can destroy a community — especially a mountain community. People are pissed. Why aren’t our roads plowed better? Why is traffic so bad? Why wasn’t school closed? Why am I the only one who can drive? Where did the idiots come from? Where are the snow plows? I get it. I …

Continue reading

Thanks for the support

A few days ago my wife and I were discussing the election. She turned to me and said, “It could have been worse. You could have got fewer write-in votes than Grizzley the Philadephia Flyers Mascot.” For those unaware, I ran for Summit County Council as a write-in candidate. In the end, I received 1,159 …

Continue reading

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. …

Continue reading

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. …

Continue reading

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 …

Continue reading

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 …

Continue reading