The Wasatch Mountain snowpack is the lowest in decades but some of Utah’s ski industry experts say conditions are surprisingly good and that the season is not over yet. There are challenges the ski resorts and hospitality businesses face when Mother Nature doesn’t deliver the goods. Carolyn Murray has this:
Utah ski resorts are ready for the upcoming season -- they just need now to be patient as temperatures drop and the snow begins to fall. When it does, the state could be looking at a third and unprecedented record-breaking season. KPCW's Leslie Thatcher has more.
Utah’s Office of Tourism and Film has 3.4 million dollars to allocate to local marketing efforts around the state. Summit and Wasatch counties will receive some of these cooperative marketing funds. Carolyn Murray has more:
The Park City Community is buzzing with the ski industry announcement on Monday that Deer Valley Resort is being sold to an expansive corporate interest that rivals Vail. Some big questions linger. Carolyn Murray has more:
Ski Utah announces an all-time record in skier days, skier spending and ski tax revenues. Across the board, it’s a banner year for Utah’s Ski Industry. Carolyn Murray has more on this closing, year-end press conference.
On today's program, Leslie Thatcher speaks to Director of Ski Utah Nathan Rafferty, Tom Kelly with the US Ski and Snowboard Association, Park city Education Foundation Programs Officer Sara Hutchinson and Alex Briley of Village People.