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KPCW's Film Reviewers are back, and ready to talk about summer movies coming up. Hosts Rick Brough, Linda Jager, Mark Harrington and Patrick Hubley reveal their superhero names, talk Bond, James (or Jane) Bond and drive-in theaters.

Both Sides Accuse The Other of Fraud

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The Third District Court Judge, presiding over the Park City Film Studio legal fight, has thrown out Fraud Claims against developer Greg Ericksen. Judge Kara Pettit dismissed the allegations from financier Gary Crandall - including the claim that Ericksen took advantage of Crandall because they are both members of the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints.

Meanwhile, Crandall is contemplating a foreclosure of the movie studio, to collect on his loans to the property. But Ericksen's attorney says they will block that - based on their claims that Crandall has committed fraud. Rick Brough has more.

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The legal fight over the Park City Movie Studio has taken a dramatic new turn. The financier for the project, Gary Crandall, has dropped his claim that he is a partner in the development, and says he will pursue his remedies as a lender.

Meanwhile, the attorney for studio developer Greg Ericksen says they expect Crandall will try to hold a trustee's sale of the property as soon as late May. KPCW's Rick Brough has more.

Utah County Sheriff's investigators say a South Carolina woman died on the Sundance zip line after she struck a tree.  They say they found a tree in close proximity to the zip line that was broken near the top.  Investigators recovered evidence from the tree that shows Lisa Lambe, age 55, came into contact with it.    Lambe died Friday, May 20, the first day the Sundance ZipTour was open for the summer season.  Investigators believe high winds caused the tree to break and fall into her path.

courtesy Park Silly Sunday Market

The Park City Silly Sunday Market, a favorite summertime weekend attraction in Park City, needs volunteers.  KPCW's Renai Bodley has more:

Click here for the volunteer application.

Prepare for slow traffic Friday afternoon, May 27, on eastbound U.S. 40 in Summit County.  The Utah Department of Transportation warns travelers to expect delays between Exit 4, Kearns Boulevard, and Jordanelle Reservoir from 2pm to 6pm.   UDOT says those delays could be between 45 minutes and one hour long.    Eastbound traffic is currently reduced to one lane.  And starting Friday, June 3,  U.S. 40 is scheduled to be down to one lane in each direction, with all traffic shifted to the eastbound lanes.

  Lynn and John’s first guest is Karen J. Greenberg, author of Rogue Justice: The Making of the Security State.   Karen Greenberg, is one of this country’s top experts on Guantánamo, torture, and terrorism, with a deep knowledge of both the Bush and Obama administrations.

An opportunity to provide comment on a proposal to capture and collar mountain goats in three wilderness areas on the Uinta-Wasatch-Cache National Forest is now available to the public.

The 30-day comment period started Wednesday and will run through June 23rd.  The proposal, submitted by the Utah Division of Wildlife Resources to the Forest Service, includes landing helicopters in the Twin Peaks, Lone Peak and Mount Timpanogos wilderness areas to capture and collar the animals, allowing DWR personnel to take biological samples and track goat movement.

A magnitude 4.1 earthquake hit 25 miles north of Duchesne Wednesday morning.    KPCW's Renai Bodley has more:

Utah Department of Transportation (UDOT)

Guardsman Pass is now open between Big Cottonwood Canyon and Wasatch County.  But crews clearing the road had to take a break for a newborn.  KPCW's Renai Bodley has the story:


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