Rick Brough

Summit County Reporter

Known for getting all the facts right, as well as his distinctive sign-off, Rick covers Summit County meetings and issues. KPCW snagged him from The Park Record in the '80s, and he's been on air and covering the entire county ever since. He produces the Week In Review podcast, as well a heads the Friday Film Review team.

Rick is also a pop-culture savant (who would bury you in Trivial Pursuit), which makes him the perfect host for KPCW's weekend interview show of filmmakers, actors and critics during the Sundance Film Festival. Revealing his darker side, you can catch him every Friday afternoon with Randy Barton on The Local View discussing which celebrities passed on that week.

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Resort Battle
3:12 pm
Fri August 29, 2014

Mediation Talks Continue Through Weekend

On the verge of the Labor Day weekend, both sides in Park City’s ski resort fight say they are continuing to mediate.

The mediation deadline has been extended twice , most recently till 5 p.m. on Friday.    John Lund , the counsel for Talisker and Vail, said in an e-mail this afternoon that the deadline has been extended to 10 a.m. on Sunday, and he added the parties are continuing to work together in good faith.

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Resort Battle
3:02 pm
Fri August 29, 2014

Judge Takes Close Look At Attorneys' Arguments

As we reported, as attorneys for Park City Mountain Resort and Talisker Land Holdings/Vail Resorts face off in court Wednesday, there was plenty of debate about land values, appraisals and profit margins and case law.

Also in the discussion, however, was one lawyer's point referred to his own landlord; another attorney emphasized location, location, location, and at times the judge interrogated the lawyers closely. Rick Brough has more.

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Miners Day
2:55 pm
Fri August 29, 2014

Miners Day Comes Again To Park City

  Park City is celebrating Miners Day for the 117th year. The festivities on Monday have some traditional and some new elements. Rick Brough has more.

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Resort Battle
4:23 pm
Wed August 27, 2014

No Ruling On Bond Amount This Week

Alan Sullivan, attorney for Park City Mountain Resort, gets mobbed by journalists after Judge Ryan Harris announced he would not give a ruling this week.

After three hours of oral arguments between the two sides in Park City's ski resort fight, Third District Court Judge Ryan Harris said he wasn't able to come up with a ruling today.

The judge said he will render a decision next week, Wednesday, September 3.

The judge was asked to set a bond amount that the Park City Mountain Resort would have to pay so it could putt off an eviction, and continue operations this winter on a 3,000-acre ski hill owned by Talisker Land Holdings.

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Celebrity Stalking
1:16 pm
Wed August 27, 2014

Celebrity Stalker Jailed Again

A suspect who was detained by Summit County deputies in June for trying to contact a celebrity homeowner in Promontory returned this weekend. The intruder was a Wisconsin resident who deputies arrested and sent to County Jail after he made two failed attempts to contact the woman, because of an apparent infatuation. Rick Brough has more.

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Local Faces
9:17 am
Wed August 27, 2014

Christiansen Retired From Judgeship

Third District Court Judge Terry Christiansen, who served more than 23 years as assistant Summit County Attorney before stepping up to the bench, has announced he's retiring. He will hang up his robes as of October 1. Rick Brough has more.

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Resort Battle
5:50 pm
Tue August 26, 2014

Which Is Worth More: Land Or Access?

With a critically important hearing set for Wednesday in Park City's ski resort fight, both sides fired off one more volley at each other, via written agreements submitted last Friday.

Third District Judge Ryan Harris will be asked tomorrow to set a bond amount Park City Mountain Resort has to pay to fend off eviction and operate for the upcoming ski season.

The major dispute is setting a value for the 3,000 acres of ski mountain, owned by Talisker Land Holdings and leased in the past by PCMR. The argument has often center on whose property is dependent on who?

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Police Blotter
12:38 pm
Tue August 26, 2014

Kamas Kidnapping A Hoax

The report of an attempted kidnapping in Kamas last Thursday turned out to be a fabrication by the supposed victim, an eight-year-old boy. Rick Brough has more.

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Incident Report
5:38 am
Tue August 26, 2014

Police Blotter - August 26, 2014

The incident reports from local law enforcement include an attempted kidnapping, a death after a 9-1-1 emergency and some possible misbehavior on Swede Alley. Rick Brough has more.

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Resort Battle
3:54 pm
Mon August 25, 2014

Legacy Parkites Plea For Resort Resolution

In an op-ed published Sunday in the Satl Lake Tribune, Jack Gallivan Jr. and Mickey Gallivan, whose father helped launch what is now Park City Mountain Resort, wrote that Park City's ski resort fight must be resolved.

While they plead with both sides to find a solution, most of the criticism in their guest editorial is aimed at Talisker and Vail Resorts. Rick Brough has more.

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