Leslie Thatcher asks the Mayor of the town of Vail - and former President of Vail Resorts - if Vail Resorts will be the new 500 lb gorilla in town, now that Vail Resorts has purchased Park City Mountain Resort.
In this edition of Cool Science Radio hosts John Wells and Lynn Ware Peek welcome University of Utah computer scientist Robert Ricci about a new facility for researchers studying cloud computing. Also Felipe Ramos Lorenzo who was on a team that discovered an 8,000 year old mutation that is key to human life at high altitude. Also Cool Science and big data from the book Dataclysm. Listen to the podcast here.
Powdr Corp. has sold it's flagship resort, Park City Mountain Resort to Vail Resorts, effectively immediately. This includes the base area, the parking lots, lower ski terrain, chairlifts as well as the water and snowmaking for the entire mountain. A purchase price wasn't reported.The agreement stipulates that Vail must retain PCMR employees in their current roles.
Lynn Ware Peek and guest co-host Chris Cherniak speak with Janna Mann and Andrea Terwillegar, physical therapists with Alpine Sports Medicine about a new technique called Trigger Point Dry needling. What could it be? We’ll find out.
As Utahns mark the 13th anniversary of the attack of 9/11, there will be a wreath-laying ceremony for the first time, centered on a chunk of the World Trade Center, which traveled across the country last year and found a home at Fort Douglas. Rick Brough has more.
The wreath-laying ceremony will take place at Fort Douglas, 32 Potter Street on the University of Utah campus, at 9:30 AM Thursday, September 11
Tuesday's announcement that Park City Mountain Resort would post the multi-million dollar bond to operate the resort this upcoming winter came as good news to pass holders and the local business owners at the base of Park City Mountain Resort. Leslie Thatcher has more.