There aren’t many people living in Park City these days who can say they have skied every season at Park City Mountain Resort. One of them is Tom Clyde – who grew up in Salt Lake City, but now calls Woodland home. Clyde was just a kid when the Park City resort opened December 21st 1963 and in this week’s Park City Story he looks back at what Park City was like some 50 years ago…
Park City’s new mayor Jack Thomas has deep roots in Park City. His grandparents were married here and he starting coming up to stay at his Great Aunt Mame’s house at 39 King Road in the 1950s’. As a lifelong skier, he used to ski race in high school and participated in the Knudson Cup. In this week’s Park City Story, Thomas takes a look back at his last ski race he competed in.
Critically acclaimed filmmaker Louie Schwartzberg brings his unique art - time lapse photography - to the Eccles Center this Friday. He shares nature's beauty by capturing what only e can on film in a presentation called, "Saving our Planet: Nature's Mysteries Revealed Through the Lens." KPCW's Lynn Ware Peek has more.
With not a flake of snow for more than two weeks, it’s hard to imagine the winter of 1968-69 when Park City needed the help of the National Guard to remove snow from Main Street and the staff of Park City Mountain Resort spent days digging out to open back up for skiing. In 1968, when John Vrabel got out of boot camp – he came home to Park City and didn’t sign up for winter quarter at the University of Utah.