Park City Mountain Resort

Local News
12:00 am
Mon September 30, 2013

Park City Mountain Resort Is Amended Suit

Attorneys for the Park City Mountain Resort filed an amended lawsuit last week against Talisker Land Holdings, in the resort's effort to maintain its leases on over 3,000 acres of its ski terrain.
The revamped lawsuit has added five new corporate defendants, tied to Talisker or Vail Resorts, and alleges that the Mountain Resort's rights under its leases have been violated, because Talisker has sold or transferred the property to a third party.
Part of the new lawsuit has been blacked out, in the copy available to the public. Rick Brough has more.

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Local News
5:48 pm
Thu September 19, 2013

Attorneys Grapple Over Talisker's Corporate Structure

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. 

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Local News
6:03 pm
Wed September 18, 2013

PCMR Wins Right to Amend Lawsuit Against Talisker

Park City Mountain Resort won an important round in Third District court Wednesday. Judge Ryan Harris ruled that PCMR can amend its lawsuit against its landlord, Talisker. While PCMR still maintains that its leases for the bulk of its ski terrain are valid, Judge Harris said PCMR can also press the claim that its rights under the lease have been violated, because Talisker allegedly transferred or sold the 3700 acres of ski mountain to another company, possibly one tied to Vail Resorts. Rick Brough has more.

  

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Resort News
5:26 pm
Wed September 18, 2013

All Three Park City Resorts In Top 10

For the second year in a row, all of Park City's resorts placed in the Top 10 by readers of SKI Magazine for North America. KPCW's Leslie Thatcher has more.

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Resort Lawsuit
5:12 pm
Tue September 10, 2013

Talisker Denied Emails

Talisker Land Holdings has suffered a reversal in its efforts to get a look at nearly two dozen internal e mails between officers at the Park City Mountain Resort and their attorneys.   After personally reviewing the e-mails, Third District Court Judge Ryan Harris ruled Tuesday that the documents do, after all, fall within attorney-client privilege and can't be shown to Talisker.  Rick Brough has more.

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Resort Lawsuit
1:50 pm
Tue September 10, 2013

Talisker Granted - Then Denied - Access to PCMR Emails

UPDATE - September 10, 2013:

After reviewing the Park City Mountain emails, Judge Ryan Harris reversed his decision and ruled that the emails fall within attorney-client privilege and cannot be disclosed to Talisker. Full to story to follow in the evening news.

Original Story: Friday, September 6, 2013:

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Resort Battle
5:25 pm
Mon September 9, 2013

Judge Rules For Examination of PCMR Emails

The Talisker Land company won a round in Third District Court Friday, in its ongoing legal battle with the Park City Mountain Resort. Judge Ryan Harris ruled that there can be an examination of internal e-mails generated by PCMR officials and attorneys, to determine how a document was backdated. The Mountain Resort had cited that letter to back up its case that the lease of the ski mountain was still valid. Judge Harris said he was making an exception to the attorney-client confidentiality, but said the disclosure of some 22 e-mails is subject to his review. Rick Brough has more. 

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Local News
1:12 pm
Wed September 4, 2013

City Council Staying Out of Park City Mountain Resort's Legal Battle

  According to County Bob Jasper, the County Council isn't getting involved in the Talisker-Park City Mountain Resort legal fight, though thy are concerned about the local economy. Rick Brough has more.

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Developing
2:40 pm
Thu August 1, 2013

Wasatch Resorts Up Ante to Counter Epic Pass

In response to the expected demand for Vail Resorts Epic pass this season, four Wasatch resorts have allied together to offer what they hope will be the local’s choice.  KPCW’s Leslie Thatcher reports.In response to the expected demand for Vail Resorts Epic pass this season, four Wasatch resorts have allied together to offer what they hope will be the local’s choice.  KPCW’s Leslie Thatcher reports.

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Resort News
6:06 pm
Wed July 31, 2013

PCMR Adds New Complaints To Suit

Originally aired July 29, 2013.  

The Park City Mountain Resort is asking to add two more causes of action in its lawsuit against Talisker-the landlord for the Resort's ski terrain. 

The Mountain Resort says that a breach of its lease has occured, with the news that Vail Resorts is operating Canyons - and also, apparently taking over the lease of the 3700 acres of ski mountain used by the Mountain Resort.

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