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Pat Matheson works to help locals find housing in Park City

Mountainlands Community Housing Trust (MCHT) Executive Director Pat Matheson knows first-hand the challenges people face when looking for reasonably priced housing in Park City. “We were looking for a place that had two bedrooms for our small family, and literally there were only two apartments for rent that were year-round. The rest of them had
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Family matters at Blackdog Builders in Park City

Blackdog Builders (BDB) owner Todd Evans has deep roots in Park City. His great-grandfather was a miner and Swedish immigrant who ultimately settled in Park City with Todd’s grandmother, a first-generation Parkite. After a brief hiatus away, Todd’s father moved the family back to Park City in the late ’70s. After graduating from The University
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A life of serendipity in Park City

The Cambridge Dictionary defines serendipity as “finding interesting or valuable things by chance.” “That’s been the hallmark of my life,” says longtime Park City resident Cheryl Soshnik, who describes her arrival here as part of a long series of serendipitous events. Cheryl was living in the Bridger Valley near Evanston, Wyoming when a breakup prompted
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Park City in a nutshell

The first thing you might notice about Park City is the snow-covered hills that give way to frosty mountains, or the 19th-century buildings that line historic Main Street. It’s a town that’s described as beautiful, historic, and bustling. But look deeper and you’ll quickly learn that the city is made up of several distinct neighborhoods,
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Living and selling the Park City dream

You know those people who seem to truly embody a place and are essentially synonymous with a community? That’s Mary Ciminelli. If anyone represents and truly lives the Park City lifestyle, it’s her. She may be a real estate agent by trade, but you’d be hard-pressed to find her in the office on a powder
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Labbé Travel offers intimate, VIP moments

For a moment, imagine yourself floating over Marrakesh in a hot air balloon, enjoying a full breakfast mid-flight. Or dining with your loved one under Michelangelo’s David in an otherwise vacant museum. This is the sort of experience Labbé Travel specializes in — taking moments and turning them into once-in-a-lifetime experiences. “When a client wants
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Finding flair in Park City

It’s commonplace for Park City designer Stephanie Hunt to be moving into or out of a home. “My husband and I are definitely nomadic,” she says. “We both grew up moving a lot.” Which may explain the six homes they’ve lived in over the past nine years. These are houses that most would consider “forever
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Park City farm offers organically grown, chemical-free vegetables

For my wife Susie and I, Park City summertime bikes ride often require a “rest stop” at the Copper Moose Farm on Old Ranch Road. It’s a favorite destination of ours that can be reached on paved and soft-surfaced bike trails, and while the ride isn’t far enough to wear us out, we think of
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The Home Seller & Buyers’ Connection to Main Street

Buying a home in Park City doesn’t have to a complicated and time-consuming event — you just have to know who to call. Enter Kevin Fogarty and Joe Davis, two agents with Berkshire Hathaway HomeServices Utah Properties who have come up with a way to dramatically simplify the homebuying process. The Utah natives both have
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The Unlikely Duo

At first glance, they might seem like an unlikely duo. Abbi Lathrop Martz is in her late-30s, while Bill Ligety is nearly twice her age. During our interview, Abbi leans forward in her chair, somehow making me feel like an old friend (even on Zoom), while Bill has a calm, measured presence — jumping in
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