Park City Mountain Resort

With temperatures in the teens, few runs open, and thousands of excited skiers, the largest ski resort in America’s first ski season with that distinction got off to a chilly but jovial start on Saturday.  Lynn Ware Peek has more. 

After investing $50 million into the resort, Park City opens for the season on Saturday. Leslie Thatcher has more.

On today's program Summit County Budget Manager Matt Leavitt previews the 2016 county agenda. Park City Resort COO Bill Rock talks about opening day on Saturday for the county's largest ski resort. Sherrie Wellman has details about getting inspections and business licenses for nightly rentals. Recycle Utah Director Insa Riepen has her monthly update and Richard Bullough and SaRene Brooks with Summit County Health Department have details on a diabetes prevention and education initiative.


Park City woke up to white stuff on some mountains this morning.   The resort was making snow.   KPCW's Renai Bodley has the story. 

On today's program, Utah State Park Naturalist Kathy Donnell reports on the local state parks. Beverlee Mays is proposing a boycott of advertisers on KSL-TV, hoping they will put pressure on the KSL and DirecTV to settle their dispute. Park City Mountain Resort COO Bill Rock has the latest on construction projects and best EPIC pass prices. Summit County Health Director Rich Bullough talks about the growing use of E cigarettes and Tom Kelly with USSA has the latest on Sarah Hendrickson's recovery.

With promises of a new name, new brand and new logo from the new owners of Park City Mountain Resort, the suspense was finally lifted. Leslie Thatcher reports.

On today's program, host Leslie Thatcher speaks with Summit County Council Member Chris Robinson about the plan for Summit County to reduce its greenhouse gas emissions by 15% in 15 years. Park City Mountain Resort  Chief Operating Officer Bill Rock reveals the thinking behind the new combined resort logo and brand. The Park City School District Master Planning Committee has what it thinks are its final recommendations to the school board. Nancy Garrison and Rory Murphy have the latest.

Cindy Kaiser

Park City turned out to find out what the new look and name of the town's namesake combined resort would be. KPCW's Leslie Thatcher has more.

Vail Resorts announced on January 2nd that it has taken the next steps in connecting Park City Mountain Resort and Canyons Resort by submitting application to Summit County.  While still subject to approvals, that connection should be in place by the 2015-2016 ski season.  Lynn Ware Peek has more.

Leslie Thatcher

Following last Friday's Board of Directors meeting, Vail Resorts announced Monday morning it will be spending more than $50 million at Park City Mountain Resort this upcoming year. Blaise Carrig, president of Vail Resorts Mountain Division, detailed the capital improvements in an interview with KPCW News Director Leslie Thatcher.