Back in the 1970s, every spring about 100 ski instructors from across the country would gather in Park City for the annual national Ski Instructors Ski Academy. One of those who would come out from Minnesota was Eric Bloomquist.
In the 1970s, with no snowmaking equipment at the resort and no budget to market itself, Park City relied on the town’s creative minds to get skiers to town. One of those was Amanda Peterson who was the first paid chamber director. In this week’s Park City Story she recounts some of the wacky ways Park City pulled off to generate publicity.
The film Dallas Buyers Club, which won Oscars this week for both Best Actor and Best Supporting Actor, offers a poignant look at the dawn of the AIDS epidemic and one man's fight to help himself and others. Linda Jager has this week's Friday Film Review.
Park City Institute and Strategic News Service are bringing in a scientist who hopes to one day revolutionize information's technologies to help individuals better understand disease and healing. KPCW's Leslie Thatcher has more.