Bob Wheaton, President and General Manager of Deer Valley Resort, says there will be "no changes" despite the sale of the Park City ski area to a new four season resort company. Click below to hear his interview with KPCW General Manager Renai Bodley:
Deer Valley Resort will be acquired by a newly-formed resort company, according to a press release from the resort Monday. The transaction is expected to close before the next ski season. The sale does not include Solitude Resort. Deer Valley partners will maintain ownership of that resort in Big Cottonwood Canyon.
Deer Valley Resort is facing a $60 million injury lawsuit. Attorneys for the plaintiff say their client, a Salt Lake finance executive, suffered a life-changing traumatic brain injury because the alteration of a ski run was not adequately posted. KPCW's Rick Brough has more:
On today's program, Leslie Thatcher speaks with Summit County Clerk Kent Jones about business and alcohol license renewals. Deer Valley President and General Manager Bob Wheaton has a short tribune to the passing of ski legend Stein Eriksen. Kyle McArthur talks about Sunday's water line break on Park Avenue. Park City App Developer Tom Klein invites listeners to download the beta version of his new app Suggest It and local author Stacy Dymalski discusses January's Women's Writing Retreat.
Plans to develop the more than 3,000 acre Mayflower parcel strerching from the shores of Jordanelle Reservoir to the upper reaches of Deer Valley Resort are moving forward, with a Park City architect leading the way. Leslie Thatcher has more.