Cline Dahle… Where does the water come from ?

Summit County seems hell bent on putting 600 or more units of affordable housing between Jeremy Ranch Elementary School and the Burt Brothers complex (The Cline Dale parcel). They are contemplating taking a piece of land that would have had 1 home and are now putting 600-plus homes on it. During this week’s Summit County …

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In defense of the plastic grocery bag in Park City…

Every few years, the topic of banning plastic grocery bags comes up in Park City. I’ve never been a fan of the potential ban. It inherently made sense to my thick skull that plastic bags were bad and other forms of bags were better, but I could never understand how that would work for all …

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Save $20 to $40 a Month on Your Electric Bill

Most people are looking for ways to cut back and not waste money. While some people may be aware of a strategy for cutting your electric bill, I stumbled into this one during Christmas. We put our heat tape on our house (keeps the ice dams from building up on the north side of our …

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Chamber of Commerce Should Consider Turning Off Night Time Videos

Over the past few years, Park City and Summit County have worked hard on sustainability. They’ve achieved semi-finalist status in the $5 million Georgetown Energy Contest. They’ve initiated group purchases of solar panels. They’ve made anti-idling ordinances stronger. I think our collective governments have made a great start at changing behaviors in our community, so much …

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Provide Public Comment on Toll Canyon Management Plan

I will file this one under Gone But Not Forgotten. The leaders of the group CAGE (a group that fought for the environment around Park City for many years) reached out from their residence in Portland to make sure we were aware of developments related to Toll Canyon. Their thoughtful letter is worth a read: Hello …

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