Opt Out of the Yellow Pages

My first internship in college was working for Sprint Publishing and Advertising (one of the largest yellow pages providers in the country at that time). This was before the Internet was used by hardly anyone outside of universities, research and development, and government. I was tasked with task of trying to electronify their yellow pages. …

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PSA: Beware US Marshall and IRS Phone Scams

We’ve had a report of calls from an 801 area code, claiming to be the US Marshall’s Office related to an outstanding warrants, demanding that fines be paid. This is similar to the typical calls received this time of year from people claiming to be the IRS, demanding money. Do not fall for the scams. …

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Park City Hyatt Escala Suffers Credit Card Breach

Three hundred Hyatt hotels were impacted by malware (malicious computer software) that was capable of collecting credit card names, numbers, expiration dates and verification codes according to Engadget. One of those hotels was the Park City Hyatt Escala Lodge. If you or your family stayed, dined, used the spa, or bought gifts at the Hyatt …

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PSA: Give Yourself Plenty of Time in Evanston

If you are one of the hundreds thousands of Utahns headed up to Wyoming to pick some numbers in the hopes of becoming Park City’s first ninth billionaire, give yourself some extra time (or go really early). It is like the Sundance Film Festival hit our poor friends to the north. Reports are there are lines 50-100 …

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PSA: Beware Your Pet’s Paws as the Snow Starts to Fly

Looks like it’s a PSA Friday… One of the changes I’ve noticed this year is the increase in number of trail markers alongside trails around Park City. My assumption is that Basin Rec has added markers so that paved trails can be plowed more effectively for winter use. It’s a great idea. However, it appears to …

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PSA: Be Aware of Your Shipping Options This Holiday Season

A friend contacted us yesterday with a warning: understand your shipping options or be prepared to be ripped off. It seems she was trying to ship children’s clothes that no longer fit across the country to a relative. She took her box to the post office in Kimball Junction and told the worker that she …

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The Super Market Scam That You Should Be Aware of

I was in Walmart on Sunday morning and saw something that may happen often but I’d never been aware of it. There was a man standing by the strawberries opening a number of tubs. I thought may be he was just inspecting them, trying to find the best batch. Then I thought maybe he was a …

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