The two disputing ski resort giants, Vail Resorts and Park City Mountain Resort, continue to mediate and have asked the court's permission to keep meeting through the rest of the week. KPCW's Leslie Thatcher has more.
In an op-ed published Sunday in the Satl Lake Tribune, Jack Gallivan Jr. and Mickey Gallivan, whose father helped launch what is now Park City Mountain Resort, wrote that Park City's ski resort fight must be resolved.
While they plead with both sides to find a solution, most of the criticism in their guest editorial is aimed at Talisker and Vail Resorts. Rick Brough has more.
In a joint statement issued Friday, Park City Municipal and Summit County have urged all sides in Park City's ski resort fight to cooperate and end uncertainties about the upcoming ski season.
Meanwhile, in the statements issued last week, Park City Mountain Resort and Talisker/Vail indicated they still sharply disagree on the amount of a bond PCMR should post in order to put off an eviction. Rick Brough has more.
With a court hearing schedule next week to decide how many Park City Mountain Resort will have to pay to use the upper elevation ski terrain for another season, Park City officials are staying focused on their goal - that the resort opens it entirety. KPCW's Leslie Thatcher has more.
As the only ski resort in Park City not embroiled in the legal fight over disputed ski terrain, Deer Valley has kept relatively quiet about the battle, but as KPCW's Lynn Peek reports, the resort is keeping a watchful eye on how that dispute evolves.
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.
Third District Court Judge Ryan Harris ordered both sides in Park City's ski resort fight to prepare briefs by Friday on how to calculate a financial bond for Park City Mountain Resort to pay. The bond payment could determine if PCMR will be open this winter.
The disagreement over the bond amount centers on what rent PCMR owes, culminated over the past few years, to Talisker, the ski hill's current owner. Both sides have told a different story about the overdue rent in recent letters to Park City Municipal. Rick Brough has more.
Disappointed by the lack of meaningful results from the negotiations so far, Park City leaders continue to pound home the message that Park City Mountain Resort needs to open this winter - no matter who is operating it. Leslie Thatcher has more.
Two weeks ago, Third District Court judge Ryan Harris ordered Park City Mountain resort and Vail Resorts into mediation to work out their differences with a deadline to have it resolved by August 15th. But given the secrecy of the negotiations, it'll be another month-and-a-half before the community finds out if they could do that. KPCW's Leslie Thatcher has this update.