On Friday, both sides in Park City's ski resort fight filed their legal arguments, concerning how much of a financial bond the Park City Mountain Resort has to post to avoid being evicted from its ski hill this winter by the landlord, Talisker.
Both sides electronically filed documents with the court, but questions are still remaining.
Talisker, in its 37-page filing, blacked out much of the financial data, including the final amount of the bond it's asking. They did say the Mountain Resort should pay within five business days of a judge's order.
The KPCW Summer Pledge Drive is off and running; on this episode of KPCW's Mountain Money, Larry and Doug welcomed some of our friends from Park City Mountain Resort for an update of all that is going on as well as details about their challenge grant. Don't forget to support KPCW this week; details can be found elsewhere here on KPCW.org and on air through Friday. Thanks for your support!
Friday is the deadline for PCMR and Talisker/Vail to finish up court ordered mediation between the ongoing battle over the ski terrain of the Mountain Resort, but both sides are now asking for more time. Lynn Ware Peek has more.
A lawyer representing Talisker and Vail Resorts challenged Park City Mountain Resort in a statement issued Wednesday. Attorney John Lund says the Resort should just commit to paying whatever security bond is set by Third District Court. The, PCMR will be able to operate for the 2014/2015 winter season. Rick Brough has more.
Park City Mayor Jack Thomas says that the moment of truth is arriving in the city's ski resort fight. And it's time for the Park City Mountain's Resorts and Vail Resorts/Talisker to find a workable solution to their dispute. That comes with just one day left before the court-ordered mediation period for the two sides officially run out. Rick Brough has more.
Third District Court Judge Ryan Harris ordered both sides in Park City's ski resort fight to prepare briefs by Friday on how to calculate a financial bond for Park City Mountain Resort to pay. The bond payment could determine if PCMR will be open this winter.
The disagreement over the bond amount centers on what rent PCMR owes, culminated over the past few years, to Talisker, the ski hill's current owner. Both sides have told a different story about the overdue rent in recent letters to Park City Municipal. Rick Brough has more.
Comments made on the KPCW Local News Hour by Park City's mayor and city manager last week were the impetus for another round of letters from attorneys representing Talisker/Vail Resorts. Park City Mountain Resort and Park City Municipal. KPCW's Leslie Thatcher reports.
Disappointed by the lack of meaningful results from the negotiations so far, Park City leaders continue to pound home the message that Park City Mountain Resort needs to open this winter - no matter who is operating it. Leslie Thatcher has more.
In a statement issued today Talisker has annoucned it will accept further postponement of an eviction which could throw the Park City Mountain Resort off its ski hill. The statement opens the door for the Mountain Resort to continue operating the next ski season. But Talisker said it's now up to the Resort to post a required bond amount to keep using the ski mountain, owned by Talisker. Rick Brough has more.