Park City Mountain Stories http://kpcw.org en Park City Stories - John Vrabel http://kpcw.org/post/park-city-stories-john-vrabel <p>With not a flake of snow for more than two weeks, it’s hard to imagine the winter of 1968-69 when Park City needed the help of the National Guard to remove snow from Main Street and the staff of Park City Mountain Resort spent days digging out to open back up for skiing. &nbsp;In 1968, when John Vrabel got out of boot camp – he came home to Park City and &nbsp;didn’t sign up for winter quarter at the University of Utah.&nbsp;</p> Fri, 24 Jan 2014 17:42:32 +0000 Leslie Thatcher 9057 at http://kpcw.org Park City Stories - John Vrabel Park City Stories - Teri Orr http://kpcw.org/post/park-city-stories-teri-orr <p>In 1989, Teri Orr was the editor of the Park Record.&nbsp; One of the toughest stories she had to cover during her eight-year career there, was the tragic death of the man who had been the only person she knew when she had first moved to Park City 10 years before.&nbsp; In this week’s Park City Story, Orr recounts the day the music died.</p><p></p><p></p> Fri, 20 Dec 2013 17:52:11 +0000 Leslie Thatcher 7908 at http://kpcw.org Park City Stories - Teri Orr Park City Stories - Susan Badami http://kpcw.org/post/park-city-stories-susan-badami <p>In spite of the millions of dollars poured into marketing the Park City ski experience, the world really starting taking Utah serious when it began hosting World Cup ski races.&nbsp; The first one was in March of 1985. &nbsp;</p><p>The&nbsp; worldwide television coverage - better than any two page spread in a ski magazine &nbsp;could do - showed off Utah's snow and scenery, eventually landing the state the 2002 Olympics. &nbsp;Much of that success can be attributed to Craig Badami – or CB – who was hell bent on bringing the World Cup to town.&nbsp;</p> Fri, 13 Dec 2013 14:04:17 +0000 Leslie Thatcher 7742 at http://kpcw.org Park City Stories - Susan Badami Park City Stories - Karen Korfanta http://kpcw.org/post/park-city-stories-karen-korfanta <p>Karen Korfanta was a Junior National Champion ski racer in the 1960s and went on to compete for the University of Utah race team.&nbsp; She was later named to the US Ski Team and a member of the 1968 US Olympic Ski Team.</p> Fri, 06 Dec 2013 20:57:32 +0000 Leslie Thatcher 7341 at http://kpcw.org Park City Stories - Karen Korfanta Park City Stories Start Friday http://kpcw.org/post/park-city-stories-start-friday <p><span style="line-height: 1.5;">KPCW News Director Leslie Thatcher starts a new series of local stories for this winter.</span></p><p><span style="line-height: 1.5;">To celebrate Park City Mountain Resort’s 50th anniversary, KPCW created an audio anthology – filled with local stories.&nbsp;</span></p> Thu, 05 Dec 2013 21:19:19 +0000 Leslie Thatcher 7299 at http://kpcw.org Park City Stories Start Friday