Two Fairs — Two Potential Credit Card Breaches

On Wednesday, Summit County announced that a third-party vendor may have had a credit card breach that impacted up to 951 credit card and debit card purchases at the Summit County Fair. This impact has reportedly led to multiple County residents receiving unauthorized charges up to $5000. The County has sent a letter to each …

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KPCW Uses Technology to Beat the Park Record

In Park City there are two main sources of news, The Park Record and KPCW. Over the years they have battled to be King of The News in Park City. Yet, as technology moves forward one wonders how radio or newspapers fit into a 24/7 world that is always connected. Today, KPCW showed us the …

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The County is Barking up the Wrong Tree

On Wednesday the Summit County Council will learn more about three alternatives proposed by the Leash Law Task Force to help solve “the dog problem” in Summit County. Unfortunately, the real problem is that the most reasonable alternative isn’t even on the table.

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Serenity Now

If you live anywhere around Park City, you are used to summer road construction. However, you’ve probably never seen anything like what’s going to happen this summer in Summit County. A few years of down revenues and a couple years of delays due to tax petitions has led to extreme pent up demand for road …

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2005 Called and Wants Its Real Estate Bubble Back

The wife exclaimed, “we can’t just find a house. We looked at a house that went on the market yesterday and by 3PM it had two offers. It just forces you to move so fast.” Similar stories can be heard around Park City every day, it seems. It’s almost like 2005 called and wants its real-estate …

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Your County Did a Good Job Tonight

While you were having dinner, a fierce battle was being fought. On one side stood D.R. Horton, the largest home builder in the United States. On the other side stood four members of your County Council. At stake was a project called the Discovery Core, a proposed housing development above the Weilenmann school. D.R. Horton, the …

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Saving Your Life but Killing Your Fun

My two year old son turned away from my wife, who was still in the water, and dashed for the other side of the pool. Seeing water, and not understanding the consequences, he dove in. My wife, two seconds behind him, jumped in and grabbed him. To the lifeguard’s credit, she had seen the impending disaster …

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History says the movie studio will fail

It took years to finally get the movie studio underway.  Ground finally broke on the Raleigh studio site, amid the promise of additional jobs and diversifying the local economy.  Not only was it going to house a movie studio but also include a teaching venue, with a local university training people in film-industry trades. “So you’re …

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