With one day to go before both sides face off again in court on Park City's ski resort fight, an attorney for Talisker Land Holdings and Vail has said that the latest filing from the Park City Mountain Resort is very disappointing and is using inflammatory rhetoric. Attorney John Lund, though, did suggest that if PCMR operates a limited base area in the future, it should allow the public access to the ski hill above it. Rick Brough has more.
All eyes and ears will be on Third District Court judge Ryan Harris - who tomorrow is scheduled to hear Talisker Land Holding's request to evict Park City Mountain Resort from its home for the last 50 years. KPCW's Leslie Thatcher has more.
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.
The Park City Mountain Resort, in papers filed today has asked the Third District Court to freeze any efforts by Vail/Talisker to evict them from the ski mountain above the Resort, until they have a chance to appeal to the state Supreme Court. Rick Brough has more.
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.
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.
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.
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.