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  1. Park City board adopts safe schools resolution in wake of DACA announcementRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 11, 2017 | KSL-TV

    Reacting to last week's announcement that the Trump administration will rescind protections for qualifying immigrant youths, the Park City Board of Education on Monday adopted a safe schools resolution to affirm the district's commitment to all students. The resolution outlines how the Park City School District will protect students' confidential information and ensure its learning environments will not be disrupted by immigration enforcement visits.

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  2. Park City student gets late-night visit from police after Snapchat postRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 6, 2017 | KSL-TV

    A high school student who made a social media post insinuating he was bringing a gun to school Wednesday was immediately found and dealt with Tuesday night thanks to proactive students and parents. About 9:20 p.m. Tuesday, parents who have students who go to Park City High School were made aware of a Snapchat post of a student putting what appeared to be a gun in his backpack with the message, "all will be better tomorrow," Park City School District spokeswoman Melinda Colton said.

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  3. Park City has launched a fully electric bike-share programRead the original story

    Jul 23, 2017 | KSL-TV

    The Deseret News reports the bikes will initially be available at nine charging stations throughout Park City and the Snyderville Basin. The bikes feature a pedal-assisted lithium battery that feels like the cruise-control on a car going up a hill, adding the powered assistance with each rotation of the pedals.

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  4. Ogden man accused of shooting man in head during robberyRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 22, 2017 | KSL-TV

    An Ogden man accused of shooting another man in the head at a Harrisville motel is scheduled to have a preliminary hearing on July 11. Christopher Guy Graham, 39, was charged earlier this month in 2nd District Court with attempted aggravated murder, aggravated burglary and aggravated robbery, all first-degree felonies. Just before 6 a.m. on April 26, Matthew Parkinson and his wife were at the Mt.

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  5. Former Dem Vice President Biden to headline Romney summitRead the original story

    Jun 5, 2017 | KSL-TV

    Just days after launching a new political action committee, former Democratic Vice President Joe Biden will join Republican officials and donors at a weekend retreat hosted by former GOP presidential nominee Mitt Romney. Biden will be interviewed by Romney during a Friday evening event in Park City, Utah, at the invitation-only summit, according to a Biden spokesman and participants briefed on the schedule.

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  6. Park City to pay new teachers $50,700 a year plus benefitsRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 4, 2017 | KSL-TV

    In the latest salvo of the so-called Utah teacher salary wars, the Park City School District announced Wednesday it will pay starting teachers $50,700 a year plus benefits beginning this fall. Moreover, every licensed teacher in the Park City School District will receive a salary increase of $7,000 under the agreement negotiated between the school district and the Park City Education Association and announced at a year-end event at Park City High School Wednesday.

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  7. US bobsledder, Park City native found dead at 37Read the original story w/Photo

    May 6, 2017 | KSL-TV

    Steven Holcomb, the longtime U.S. bobsledding star who drove to three Olympic medals after beating a disease that nearly robbed him of his eyesight, was found dead in Lake Placid, New York, on Saturday. The U.S. Olympic Committee and USA Bobsled and Skeleton announced his death, the cause of which remains unclear.

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  8. L.L.Bean to open first Utah store in Park CityRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 22, 2017 | KSL-TV

    A venerable old name will be among the high-profile monikers residing at the newest commercial development on Main Street in Park City. L.L.Bean announced Friday that it will open its first Utah store later this year or early in 2018.

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  9. Starting in kindergarten, Park City schoolchildren learn computer coding under unique initiativeRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 25, 2017 | KSL-TV

    Odds are kindergartners at Parley's Park Elementary School have it committed to memory after the story became the launching point for a technology lesson in their classroom Thursday. No, they didn't resolve the age-old question of "why she swallowed the fly," but tech coach/coding instructor Tracy Fike used the story to guide the young students through a lesson on sequencing, a fundamental skill of computer coding.

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  10. Hate speech graffiti near Utah school spurs messages of solidarityRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 14, 2017 | KSL-TV

    As students arrived Tuesday morning for class at Park City High School, the cars in the parking lot and the school's glass windows had positive messages all over them with phrases like "PC stands for all," "No room for hate in PC" and "Somos unidos" "When I walked in this morning and saw all these messages on the cars, it was so amazing. I felt welcome and safe, and I know other Latino students are feeling it," said Nayely Velasquez, the president of Latinos in Action at Park City High School.

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  11. 2 Utah law enforcement officials promise no immigration workRead the original story

    Feb 24, 2017 | KSL-TV

    Two Utah law enforcement officials drew cheers from a large crowd near Park City with promises not to help federal immigration officials apprehend people living in the U.S. without proper documents. The Deseret News reports that about 300 people turned out for a Thursday meeting in Summitville that also drew representatives from the Consulate of Mexico in Salt Lake City, the American Civil Liberties Union and Holy Cross Ministries.

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  12. Sheriff releases statement after Homeland Security arrests 4Read the original story

    Feb 20, 2017 | KSL-TV

    Four people have been arrested by the U.S. Department of Homeland Security in Park City, prompting the Summit County sheriff to announce that this was not a sweep.

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  13. Sundance composer scores his own storyRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 30, 2017 | KSL-TV

    When Jeff Beal flew to Park City, Utah, for the Sundance Film Festival, he brought along a small orchestra in his carry-on luggage. The film composer came here to promote the Sundance documentary he'd scored - Al Gore's "An Inconvenient Sequel" - but he was also busy writing music for two other movies, director Rob Reiner's latest feature and a documentary about the Boston marathon.

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  14. Utahns, celebrities turn out for women's march at Sundance Film FestivalRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 21, 2017 | KSL-TV

    Becca Stevenson, a recently widowed mother of three young girls, steered a stroller down the middle of Main Street despite a steady snowfall during a women's march Saturday amid the Sundance Film Festival. "I just feel it's so important for us - and for them - to be involved and not be complacent," Stevenson said, especially since the family is relying on food stamps and other government assistance as well as organizations like Planned Parenthood.

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  15. Winter storm creates more headaches for Utah driversRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 21, 2017 | KSL-TV

    Winter weather once again caused headaches for Utah drivers Saturday morning, and more snow is expected in the next few days. UDOT spokesman John Gleason said plows have been running all morning cleaning up for the latest storm that caused dozens of minor accidents and slide-offs.

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  16. State School Board member wants requirement to make up snow days waivedRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 12, 2017 | KSL-TV

    In the wake of recent severe winter storms that forced administrators in some Utah school districts to cancel classes, one State School Board member will ask the full board to consider granting affected districts one-time waivers of the state's school attendance rule. Given what District 1 board member Terryl Warner describes as recent "weather anomalies," she will ask the Utah State Board of Education on Friday to consider waivers to the requirement as long as school districts meet the 990-hour minimum standard.

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