Vail Daily’s parent company buys Park City paper

By Edward Stoner

PARK CITY, Utah — Park City’s 135-year-old newspaper has a new owner.Swift Communications of Carson City, Nev., has purchased The Park Record from Digital First Media of Denver. The sale closed Tuesday. The price was not disclosed.Swift Communications, which is based in Carson City, Nevada, owns 27 local and regional publications in five states. Its president and chief operating officer Bob Brown and Andy Bernhard, who has been The Park Record’s publisher since 1987, are longtime friends.Bernhard notes that Swift Communications has a keen appreciation for challenges of operating newspapers in mountain resort towns that attract sophisticated and outspoken readers. …

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