After working in Vail, Jim Tedford moved to Alta to help Jim McConkey build the Alta Lodge in the early 1960's. McConkey was then hired as the new ski patrol director of the soon to open Treasure Mountains ski resort and Tedford found his way to Park City in October 1863 to work on the ski patrol.
In this week's Park City story, Tedford recalls that opening season as well as Park City's all important apres ski opportunities in the early 60's.
With the Sundance Institute entering its 30th year of operating Park City independent-film festival, founder Robert Redford marked the occasion by talking about some of the filmmakers they've been able to introduce to the world, and about adapting to changes in movie making. Rick Brough has more.
As the Sundance Film Festival celebrates its 30th year, the team who produces the festival and all of the other programs of the Sundance Institute say sticking to the original mission has brought success and opportunity to take risks. KPCW's Leslie Thatcher has more.
KPCW's News Director Leslie Thatcher turns her attention to the Sundance Film Festival for the next week, with interviews of documentary and festure filmmakers. Joined by KPCW Producer Beth Fratkin for today's show.