Film Director Chris Eyre and screenwriter Sherman Alexie scored big in 1998 with the film "Smoke Signals", which won the Audience Award at the Sundance Film Festival and was acclaimed as the first feature written, directed and produced by Native Americans.
But they haven't had a film successful since then. Alexie and Eyre walked to KPCW's Leslie Thatcher about coping with the changing tastes of Hollywood and the mass media perceptions of Native Americans. Rick Brough has more.
A cycling industry trade show held at Deer Valley the past four summers has a new local owner, and potential for an expanded summer cycling festival for Park City. Local attorney Joe Wrona has acquired the event, which puts cycling manufacturers together with their retail dealers to see new product lines. Bike DealerCamp was started by two California cycling promoters, but it did not fit their long term goals.
As we've reported, Park City Mountain Resort was granted a motion Wednesday to amend their lawsuit against Talisker Land Holdings. As part of the arguments in Third District Court, opposing attorneys jousted over the details of the complicated corporate structure that now oversees Talisker, the Canyons Resort, and the ski mountain leased by the Park City Mountain Resort. Rick Brough has more.