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Resort Battle Over
2:15 pm
Thu September 11, 2014

Full Interview With Vail Mayor Andy Daly

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.

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Town Reacts
1:28 pm
Thu September 11, 2014

Reactions To Sale Are Mixed

  As the town reacts to this morning’s news of Vail’s $182.5 million cash purchase of Park City Mountain Resort, reactions are varied.  Lynn Ware Peek has more.

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Resort Battle Over
1:17 pm
Thu September 11, 2014

Vail Buys Park City Mountain Resort

After a 20-year run operating Park City Mountain Resort, the resort's owner Powdr Corp. sold its flagship ski area for $182.5 million to Vail Resorts today. Leslie Thatcher has more.

While it’s something he never hoped to do, John Cumming the CEO of Powdr Corp. emailed the sale announcement just five minutes before the news of the acquisition came from Vail Resorts headquarters.

Now, instead of paying out $17.5 million required by the bond that set by the judge in order to operate this winter, Powdr Corp. will have nine times that amount in its bank account.

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Local News
11:24 am
Thu September 11, 2014

Cool Science Radio-September 11, 2014

Cloud Computing

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.

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Breaking
10:11 am
Thu September 11, 2014

SOLD!

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.

More details at today's Local News at Noon, starting at 12:06 PM on 91.9 & 88.1 FM and streaming live here.http://kpcw.org/player#stream/kpcw

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Local News
5:46 pm
Wed September 10, 2014

ARRRRRRR! Hospital Celebrates Five Years Open

The Park City Medical Center celebrates its fifth anniversary this weekend - and they're flying the Jolly Roger as part of the event. Rick Brough has more.

Park City Medical Center's Community Health Fair and 5th Anniversary Party runs Friday, September 12th, from 3-7 p.m. More information.

 Pirate-themed Costumes Encouraged!

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Health
1:04 pm
Wed September 10, 2014

The Mountain Life - September 10, 2014

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. 

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Memorial
11:39 am
Wed September 10, 2014

9/11 To Get New Ceremony In Utah Tomorrow

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

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Resort Battle
10:03 am
Wed September 10, 2014

Base Businesses Exhale Collective Sigh Of Relief

Credit The Corner Store

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.

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