The Slamdance Film Festival has announced the feature film line-up for its 20th year. The program, set for January 17th - 23rd in Park City at the Treasure Mountain Inn; it's made up of 10 narrative and 8 documentary films. Rick Brough has more.
For the third year, the Park City Institute is bringing the TEDx Women's event to town. KPCW's Leslie Thatcher has more.
The Panther by Nelson DeMille debuted at #1 on New York Times hardcover fiction bestseller list. Barbara Bretz has this month's KPCW Book Review.
Did you know avoiding water was once a huge challenge for miners?
This is Mark Eaton, with your weekly Park City History Bit.
Park City’s Ontario mine descended 2,500 feet below ground, and a giant Cornish Pump had to pump nearly four million gallons a day from a thousand-foot depth to the drain tunnel on the 600-foot level.
Did you know a murder in 1883 shocked Park City’s citizens, who dealt with lawlessness almost daily?
This is Chris Waddell with your weekly Park City History Bit.
Two of Park City’s prominent prospectors, Matt Brennan and E. M. Wheeler, were riding their horses near the mouth of Iron Canyon, inspecting mining claims.
Suddenly, a shot rang out and Brennan dropped from his horse. Brennan’s dying words were, “Black Jack Murphy done me in.” Murphy surrendered to the local sheriff after escaping Wheeler and friends.