Canyons Resort

Opposing lawyers went to Third District Court last week to argue a lawsuit that is still pending after four years - an outgrowth of a trial in 2011, when the then operator of the Canyons, American Skiing Company of Utah, won a massive jury award against Wolf Mountain, the principal owner there. Afterwards, ASCU attorneys filed suit, alleging that the principals of Wolf Mountain carried out an insider land sale to keep a subdivison property at Canyons out of the jury award,d After arguments last week, Judge Paige Petersen didn't make a decision, but a ruling is scheduled for this week.

Cindy Kaiser

Park City turned out to find out what the new look and name of the town's namesake combined resort would be. KPCW's Leslie Thatcher has more.

ON today's Local News Hour, Cheryl Fox director of the Summit Land Conservancy talks about her trip back to Washington D.C. to meet with Utah's congressional delegation. Outgoing PCCAPS director Jennifer Jackent hal says now that the program is doing well, it's time for her to move on. Summit County manager Tom Fisher discusses the agenda for Wednesday's county council meeting and Canyons General Manager Mike Goar talks about his new job - in Keystone, Colorado.

In a sold-out event, the Park City Area Lodging Association handed out its first ever Black Diamond Awards Wednesday. Leslie Thatcher has more.

Vail Resorts announced on January 2nd that it has taken the next steps in connecting Park City Mountain Resort and Canyons Resort by submitting application to Summit County.  While still subject to approvals, that connection should be in place by the 2015-2016 ski season.  Lynn Ware Peek has more.

Park City and Summit County, which have often worked together, have made it official, with an inter-local agreement to jointly plan the Canyons Resort and Park City Mountain Resort areas. As KPCW's Rick Brough reports, the County Council approved the agreement on Wednesday.


Vail Resorts has just announced a  new chief operating officer of Park City Mountain Resort and Canyons Resort.  Lynn Ware Peek has more.  Vail Resorts, Inc.

The Summit County Council today will have another look at its proposed animal control ordinance and is planning a field trip on Thursday to look at the proposed wilderness areas. KPCW's Leslie Thatcher has more.

Larry Warren

With the opening and closing of the Canyon's Golf Course in just two days, there weren't many people who had the chance to play the 18-hole 70 par course built on the side of the mountain.  But after touring the course last week, KPCW's Leslie Thatcher says it looks to be a challenge.

Now that Vail Resorts has announced it's planning a skier connection from Canyons Resort to the Park City Mountain Resort, a lot of people are wondering what legal process the plan has to go through.

Deputy County Attorney Jamie Bracken shed some light on that - saying that the Specially-Planned Area approval for Canyons doesn't have to be re-opened. Rick Brough has more.