lease battle

Resort Battle
5:19 pm
Wed June 25, 2014

City Offers A Hand In Resolving Resort Legal Dispute

While Park City leaders have gone on record saying they don't have a dog in the fight between Park City Mountain Resort and Vail Resorts and Talisker, the reality is they do - and sent a letter to both parties last week offering to help them settle their legal disagreements for the good of the entire community. Leslie Thatcher reports.

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Resort Battle
11:55 am
Mon June 23, 2014

PCMR Vs Talisker/Vail: Both Sides Say They Have Solution

The two sides in the Park City ski resort fight have been ordered into mediation by Thursday District Judge Ryan Harris and now have until August 15th to see if they can reach a resolution. 

In last week's oral argument the Park City Mountain Resort said it has tried over and over to find a resolution.  At the same time, the attorney for Talisker Land Holdings and Vail offered what he said is a solution to the problem.  Rick Brough has more. 

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PCMR VS Vail
1:05 pm
Mon June 16, 2014

More Info Given About PCMR's Filing

With just days before a crucial court hearing, the Park City Mountain Resort is arguing that if the Third District Court authorizes an eviction from the ski mountain they've been using, it will be an injustice not only to them, but to many third parties that depend on the resort for economic survival.

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Resort Battle
6:38 am
Tue June 10, 2014

Park City Watches PCMR/Vail Fight Play Out

Park City Muncipal does not have a seat at the negotiating table as Park City Mountain Resorts officials attempt to figure out how to keep the 50 year old resort open for the long term.  KPCW's Leslie Thatcher reports.

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Resort Judgement
1:53 pm
Thu May 22, 2014

Full Interview With Mayor And Manager

Mayor Jack Thomas and City Manager Diane Foster
Credit parkcity.org

The day after Third District Judge Ryan Harris delivered his judgment on nine motions in the PCMR versus Talisker/Vail lawsuit, Park City's Mayor Jack Thomas and City Manager Diane Foster came in to the KPCW studios to sit down with Lynn Ware Peek and discuss how this will affect the town and the area. Their full interview follows.

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Resort Judgement
11:20 am
Thu May 22, 2014

PCMR Has One Chance Left In Lawsuit

Park City Mountain Resort had little good news Wednesday from Third District Judge Ryan Harris, who ruled against the Resort on virtually every claim and massive opinion.

He did leave one claim partially intact, however, saying the Resort can continue to litigate there.

The Resort says it suffered financial damages relating to the lease it held on the ski mountain owned by Talisker. Although the Resort missed a deadline to renew the lease in April 2011, Talisker didn't give notice for eight months that it considered the lease to be expired. Rick Brough has more.

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Resort Judgement
11:00 am
Thu May 22, 2014

Judge To Powdr: No. Maybe. No. No. No. No. No. No. No.

As we've reported, in a major omnibus ruling issued Wednesday, Third District Judge Ryan Harris ruled on nine motions in the lease dispute between Park City Mountain Resort and Talisker/Vail.

On virtually all issues, Judge Harris ruled in favor of Talisker Land Holdings, Vail Resorts, and their affiliates. In his 82-page opinion, the Judge laid down the history of the dipute, and the reasoning behind his decisions. Rick Brough has more.

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Resort Judgement
10:35 am
Thu May 22, 2014

Vail Gets Stock Boost From Decision

Third District Judge Ryan Harris ruled in Vail and Talisker's favor on all nine legal motions before him in the three-year-old lawsuit over Park City Mountain Resort's lands.

KPCW's Larry Warren has more on the ruling, and the immediate reaction from those involved.

At the end of the stock trading day, as word of Vail's court victory was reported by KPCW, Vail's stock jumped by nearly five percent.

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Breaking
4:30 pm
Wed May 21, 2014

Judge Rules In Vail/Talisker's Favor

UPDATE 4:45PM

Vail Resorts Wednesday won its Third District Court lawsuit against Park City Mountain Resort, which contended that PCMR failed to renew its lease on ski lands at the resort.  The ruling on nine motions in the three-year old-case all favored Vail’s positions that PCMR’s lease is now expired.  Vail has already served an eviction notice to PCMR, which has ignored the eviction.

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Resort Battle
4:42 pm
Fri April 25, 2014

Cumming Responds To Katz's Public Letters

John Cumming, the CEO of Powdr Corporation, parent company of the Park City Mountain Resort, is scolding his counterpart, Vail Chief Executive Rob Katz, in a letter relased Friday.

Cummings said that Katz has misstated the facts about their legal dispute over PCMR's ski mountain, as a transparent public relations effort to pressure Powdr into a Vail takeover of the resort.

Cumming writes that exchanging letters in public is counterproductive, but he needs to set the record straight. All he tells Katz, "If you want to resolve this dispute, call me." Rick Brough has more.

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