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One of Park City’s last residents from the town’s mining era has died. Mable Larsen Sundstrom passed away last Saturday, July 21st, at the age of 103.

Sundstrom passed away at her daughter’s home in Sandy.

She was born August 20th 1914, in the community of Elkhorn in Wasatch County—later known as Hailstone Junction north of Heber. She was the fourth of nine children.

She married Albert Sundstrom on Christmas of 1932 in Park City. They had four children. Her family ultimately included 15 grandchildren, 33 great-grandchildren and 22 great-great-grandchildren.

Park City Municipal

At the annual luncheon for the Park City Chamber/Bureau on Monday, attendees heard from local visionary Myles Rademan, who talked about the state of the town, questions about its futures, and the meaning of the phrase “Let Park City be Park City.”

Rademan is the founder of the Park City Leadership program and the namesake of the Chamber/Bureau’s Hospitality award.

He told the audience while the city’s leaders feel we are at a crossroads, the basics likely haven’t changed.

Snyderville Basin Recreation is replacing the turf field at the Fieldhouse starting Wednesday, July 25. Director Brian Hanton says the work will affect use of the fieldhouse for a couple of weeks.

Local law enforcement has issued an alert about a dangerous synthetic drug that may be in our community.  This drug has ties to "Pink", the synthetic opioid that police say killed two teens in the Park City area in 2016.  Please see the statement below and stay tuned to KPCW for updates.

The St. Regis Big Stars Bright Nights Concert Series had a change in venue last week, now they’re hoping to make the change permanent.

The Grace Potter concert on July 13 was held at City Park after a conflict in schedule meant that Quinn’s Junction was unavailable. Park City Institute Director Teri Orr says they’re now hoping to make City Park the venue for the remaining August and September concerts.

Park City Mayor Andy Beerman has sent a letter to Park City’s Congressional Representatives urging them to challenge the Trump Administrations Zero-Tolerance illegal immigration policy.

Mayor Beerman’s one-page letter was sent to Utah Senator Orrin Hatch and Senator Mike Lee. The letter was also sent to Utah’s 1st Congressional District Representative Rob Bishop.

Two recent Park City High School graduates have entered Pleas in Abeyance, after they were charged with harassing a student this spring in a weight-lifting class.

Carter Noah Hall and Joseph Harper Lukrich, both 18-years-old, entered the agreements, with them pleading guilty to a reduced charge, in separate hearings in Third District Court on Monday.

Courtesy of Utah Open Lands

Utah Open Lands says it has received an important matching grant that will boost its chances of saving the 19-acre Snow Ranch Pastures property, in the Thaynes neighborhood of Park City.

Utah Open lands is aiming to raise $6 million by December to purchase a conservation easement on the property.

In a press release on Monday, the group announced that every dollar donated for Snow Ranch will be matched up to $625,000. Open Lands director Wendy Fisher said they can’t disclose the foundation that made the grant, but they are grateful.

Recycle Utah

Ships and semi-trucks bring foods from all over the world, but what if your next meal was limited to only what is available within 100 miles?

Recycle Utah is holding their 3rd annual 100-mile meal on August 11. The event menu features ingredients exclusively sourced from farms within a 100-mile radius of the Recycling Center in Park City.  Recycle Utah’s executive director, Carolyn Wawra, spoke with KPCW.