The news that there will be a ski season at Park City Mountain Resort - that the resort will post a $17.5 million bond to keep operating this winter - was welcomed by Park City Municipal and the Park City Chamber Bureau. And it was commended by Talisker, the landlord for the resort's ski hill. Rick Brough has more.
A lawyer representing Talisker and Vail Resorts challenged Park City Mountain Resort in a statement issued Wednesday. Attorney John Lund says the Resort should just commit to paying whatever security bond is set by Third District Court. The, PCMR will be able to operate for the 2014/2015 winter season. Rick Brough has more.
With one day to go before both sides face off again in court on Park City's ski resort fight, an attorney for Talisker Land Holdings and Vail has said that the latest filing from the Park City Mountain Resort is very disappointing and is using inflammatory rhetoric. Attorney John Lund, though, did suggest that if PCMR operates a limited base area in the future, it should allow the public access to the ski hill above it. Rick Brough has more.
After it was announced earlier this year that Vail Resorts would be operating Canyons Resort. Vail representatives said they would also take over in the legal fight between Talisker and the Park City Mountain Resort.
Despite those assertions, Talisker was represented in a court hearing Tuesday, July 31, by its long-time counsel, John Lund, who said he will continue to handle the case.
But some questions remain, though, about just who the clients are now, behind the legal dispute. Rick Brough has more.