With nearly 4.6 million skier days reported in the 2016-2017 season, Utah blew by its previous skier-day record. And while Colorado ski resorts logged almost three times as many -- close to 13 million skier visits last season -- it didn't break any records. KPCW's Leslie Thatcher 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 Local News Hour, host Leslie Thatcher speaks with Summit County council member Roger Armstrong about talk of a proposed .25% increase in the county sales tax to help pay for transit and transportation needs. Then Michael Berry, the director of the national Ski Areas Association blames the 5% decrease in skier days this past winter all on the weather. Bill Humbert and Ellen Silver co-founders and facilitators of the Park Ciyt Career Network celebrate that they've helped more than 100 people find jobs since they started the Network in 2009.