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Marriage Equality
5:16 pm
Mon December 23, 2013

First Gay Marriage in Summit County Officiated By Park City Mayor

The first same-sex couple to get married in Summit County Jamie Grunstrom and Patrice Martin pose in the center with their daughter.

Shortly after 8 AM this morning, the first gay wedding ceremony in Summit County took place in county council chambers officiated by Park City Mayor Dana Williams. Lynn Ware Peek has more.

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Marriage Equality
10:27 am
Mon December 23, 2013

Outgoing Mayor's Last Wish Becomes Moot - To His Delight

Credit Alex Butwinski

Park City Mayor Dana Williams has now performed some 25 same-sex marriages at the Summit County Courthouse, as the ruling that declares Utah's ban on gay marriage is declared unconstitutional. Lynn Ware Peek has more.

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Marriage Equality
9:53 am
Mon December 23, 2013

Same-sex Marriage Comes To Summit County

Alex Butwinski

UPDATE: Monday 12/23/2013, 12:35 PM

After two appeals to stay the decision to allow same-sex marriage in Utah were denied in the federal appellate court, the case goes back to Judge Robert Shelby, who already said he won't offer a postponement of his original ruling because the arguments made Monday were the same ones he had already considered in his original ruling from Friday. 

Park City Mayor Dana Williams has now performed at least 28 same sex marriages in Summit County since 8 AM this morning.

MONDAY, 12/23/2013, 9:45 AM

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Birthday Bash
9:01 am
Mon December 23, 2013

Park City Mountain Celebrates Its 50th Anniversary

The community celebrated along with Park City Mountain Resort for its 50th anniversary in an all-day party on Saturday. Lynn Ware Peek has more.

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Park City
9:31 am
Fri December 20, 2013

Last Meeting of 2013 Was A Tearful One

Mayor Dana Williams conducting his last meeting.
Credit Rhoda Stauffer

The final Park City City Council meeting of the year was one filled with emotion, standing ovations and recognition of not only outgoing Mayor Dana Williams and council member Alex Butwinski, but also several citizens who the mayor and council wanted to recognize. Lynn Ware Peek has more.

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