Park City

Julie Eihausen, a Park City School Board member since January 2015, is vacating her seat early as the school district faces significant staff turnover and financial issues. Carolyn Murray has this:

Park City Institute Looking For A New Home

Jan 30, 2018

This is the 20th season at the George S. and Dolores Doré Eccles Center for the Performing Arts. The Park City Institute schedules the center and uses it as home base.  However, in the last 10 years, they’ve has searched for a new location so they can expand program offerings.  The Treasure Hill development may have held some potential for a new center, but now that's off the table. Carolyn Murray has more on this:

Anne Lamott returns to the Eccles Center on Saturday.  She’s an author, TED speaker, teacher and political activist.  Her books are mostly autobiographical, non-fiction works.  A quick internet search of her quotes shows thousands of results.  Carolyn Murray has this:

On the heels of another successful happening, Trevor Groth, director of programming for the Sundance Film Festival, announced he's leaving the organization after a 25-year stint.  Rick Brough has more:

During the award ceremony for the 2018 Sundance Film Festival, held Saturday night at the Basin Recreation Fieldhouse, dozens of people took to the podium to accept their honors.  Winners shared moments that were heartfelt, funny or just ecstatic, as Rick Brough reports:

The major award winners for the 2018 Sundance Film Festival included a dramatic piece about so-called conversion therapy and a documentary about a man fighting child slavery.  Rick Brough has more:

The Park City Museum is hosting a book signing event this Friday for a new volume featuring the work of Pop Jenks, the renowned local photographer whose images chronicled decades of life in the town... before ski resorts.  Rick Brough has more:

It’s no secret Utah wants to host the 2030 Olympics. The bidding process requires some projections about snow pack in Park City and as Melissa Allison found out, it’s not good or bad… it is what it is.

Park City Sends Their Own To Olympic Games

Jan 29, 2018
US Ski and Snowboard Team-Ted Ligety

One hundred nine athletes have been named to the US Ski & Snowboard Olympic team. Twenty one of them trained with Park City local teams. The Alpine Team will include some familiar names.  Carolyn Murray has this:

Skier Survives Avalanche in Park City Backcountry

Jan 24, 2018
Utah Avalanche Center

A skier was swept more than 300 feet downslope in an avalanche along Park City's ridgeline Wednesday afternoon and escaped unharmed.  Carolyn Murray has the dramatic details: