What are now world-class ski runs used to be profitable mountainsides where 19th-century miners dug silver out of the dirt and mud. The materials left over from that mining and processing are called tailings, and a lot of them were dumped into Silver Creek — the stream that runs from the south side of Park City northeast to Wanship. The federal government has had plans to clean up the tailings and the poisonous chemicals that come with them. The plan has stalled, partly because United Park City Mines Co. hasn’t followed through on a 2014 agreement to scrub the biggest tailings site and owes the federal government for work that has been done, according to a lawsuit filed Monday in federal court. The U.S. Department of Justice is asking a judge to order the mine company to pay what it owes and declare the company liable for future cleanup costs. A lawyer for United Park City Mines, Chris Hogle, said he was still reading the lawsuit and declined comment Tuesday. … [Read more...] about Century-old silver mines are long gone. But tainted tailings are still polluting Park City. Now the feds are suing to clean up the Superfund site.
Xfinity park city utah
If you want to find the priciest homes in Texas, don't look for a Hill Country retreat or a deluxe condo in Houston. The Park Cities neighborhood in the Dallas area has Texas' most expensive homes up for grabs, according to a new comparison by Realtor.com.The online home marketing firm looked at the most expensive neighborhoods in every state in the nation to identify where the most costly real estate listings were located.In Texas, the top-price ZIP code was 75205, which includes Highland Park and southern University Park. Homes for sale in that area had a median price of more than $1.6 million, according to Realtor.com.Of course, that's just the asking price.Last year the median cost of homes sold in the Park Cities was about $1.2 million — up 7 percent from 2017 levels. That works out to about $380 per square foot.By comparison, all homes sold in Dallas-Fort Worth last year had a median price of $265,00 and sold for an average of $134 per square foot. You didn't need … [Read more...] about No surprise here: The Park Cities has Texas’ top-priced homes
Brady Mccombs, Associated Press Updated 11:22 am PST, Tuesday, January 29, 2019 FILE - In this Jan. 26, 2016, file photo, Gwyneth Paltrow poses for photographers before Chanel's Spring-Summer 2016 Haute Couture fashion collection in Paris. A Utah man filed a lawsuit Tuesday, Jan. 29, 2019, accusing Paltrow of causing him brain injuries and broken ribs when she crashed into him at the Deer Valley Ski Resort in Park City, Utah in 2016. less FILE - In this Jan. 26, 2016, file photo, Gwyneth Paltrow poses for photographers before Chanel's Spring-Summer 2016 Haute Couture fashion collection in Paris. A Utah man filed a lawsuit Tuesday, Jan. 29, 2019, ... more Photo: Thibault Camus, AP Photo: Thibault Camus, AP Image 1 of / 1 Caption Close Image 1 of 1 FILE - In this Jan. 26, 2016, … [Read more...] about Actress Gwyneth Paltrow sued over Utah ski crash
Updated 11:46 am PDT, Friday, November 2, 2018 FILE - In this Nov. 27, 2017 file photo, actor Alec Baldwin waits to speak during the Iowa Democratic Party's Fall Gala, in Des Moines, Iowa. Baldwin has been arrested for allegedly punching someone during a dispute over a New York City parking spot. Police say the actor was taken into custody just before 2 p.m. on Friday, Nov. 2, 2018, in Manhattan's West Village neighborhood. less FILE - In this Nov. 27, 2017 file photo, actor Alec Baldwin waits to speak during the Iowa Democratic Party's Fall Gala, in Des Moines, Iowa. Baldwin has been arrested for allegedly punching someone during a ... more Photo: Charlie Neibergall, AP Take a look at celebrities who have had run-ins with the law (and have mugshots to prove it.) Take a look at celebrities who have had run-ins with the law (and have mugshots to prove it.) … [Read more...] about Alec Baldwin arrested in alleged parking dispute punch
1 of 4 View 4 Items Kristin Murphy, Deseret News John Stafsholt talks about Treasure Hill and the open space initiative to save it from development in Park City on Friday, Aug. 3, 2018. PARK CITY — A $48 million ballot question in November will determine how important it is to Park City residents to save the iconic Treasure Hill from a massive development of condos and a high-rise hotel. "People either want to pay to have this not happen or they don't," said Park City's assistant city manager, Matthew Dias. "It is a lot of money, and we understand that. Who better to decide than the voters?" Owners of the roughly 105-acre Treasure Hill agreed to a buyout price of $64 million. Kristin Murphy, Deseret News Treasure Hill rises above Park City on Friday, Aug. 3, 2018. There is an open space initiative to save Treasure Hill from development, and Park City is pursing a bond for $48 million. Last week the Park City Council decided to go forward with a $48 … [Read more...] about Saving Park City’s iconic Treasure Hill is $64 million endeavor