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Holocaust Survivor Captivates Park City Students

Sep 15, 2017
Photo By Carolyn Murray

This week, schools and communities throughout Summit County hosted Stephen Nasser, a concentration camp survivor.  When he met with the Treasure Mountain Junior High School Student Body on Thursday, he held them captivated, mesmerized by his story of survival and promises made.  

Arts andCultural Center Begins Visioning Process

Sep 13, 2017
Park City Municipal

Park City’s plan to develop an Arts and Cultural Center in the Bonanza Park District was announced this summer.  The $19.5 million purchase was funded by a transient room tax which was effective in January 2017.  The project partners begin visioning sessions in the coming weeks.  Carolyn Murray has more: 

 

Texas.gov

Park City Council adopted a Chain Business Ordinance in August.  That will limit the number of chain stores on historic Main Street.  That action triggered property owners on Main Street to file a lawsuit against the City. Meanwhile, Council has asked staff to provide them with business licensing options.  This, along with several other items will be part of Thursday's council meeting beginning at 3pm. Carolyn Murray has more: 

Rail Trail State Park Website

Park City wants to open up HOV lanes on State Route 248 to encourage more car-pooling and transit use. Because it’s a state road, UDOT requires an environmental assessment.  Some Park City residents are upset about notices they received from UDOT stating the Rail Trail corridor is being considered in the study. Carolyn Murray has more:

 

Park City School District

Last week, the Trump Administration announced plans to rescind the executive order that  has allowed children of illegal Immigrants deferment from deportation.  It’s known as DACA and the Park City Board of Education has now issued a safe schools resolution outlining their commitment to the children who attend school in Park City.Carolyn Murray has more:

Auschwitz Survivor Speaks to Audiences in Summit County

Sep 12, 2017
Wikipedia

Holocaust Survivor, Stephen Nasser, has devoted his life to telling the story of losing his entire family to the Nazi death camps in Europe. He brings his story to several venues in Park City and Summit County starting Tuesday.   Carolyn Murray has more:

Carolyn Murray

The China Bridge parking structure on Swede Alley in Old Town is having some work done to prepare for the new demand and fee  based parking system which is going into effect December 15th.  Carolyn Murray has more:

Park City and Boulder CO Share Similar Challenges

Sep 8, 2017
Boulder CO City Website

About 70 Park City and Summit County residents and officials are visiting Boulder, Colorado on the annual City tour.  Transit, parking, energy, housing and “walking only” districts are being discussed. Carolyn Murray has more: 

Jill Orschel

After a 40 year career in covering Park City news – 21 of that as editor of the Park Record – Nan Chalat-Noaker is retiring and now looking forward to a life without deadlines. Leslie Thatcher has this retrospect of Noaker’s career.

PCSD Incident

Sep 6, 2017

This message just released by the Park City School District:

"Last night at approximately 9:20 p.m., Park City School District Administration was made aware of a social media post via Snapchat of a student putting a gun-like weapon into a backpack and making a statement “all will be better tomorrow.” 

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