Opposing attorneys in the legal fight over the ski mountain lease of Park City Mountain Resort went into Third District Court last week. The major arguments focused on claims from Talisker, the landlord, that it is entitled to evict the Mountain Resort, and is owed the profits that the Mountain Resort has made every since its lease allegedly expired in the spring of 2011.
Judge Ryan Harris took the arguments under advisement and did not render a decision last week. Rick Brough has more.
As we've reported, litigation wars have broken out at the Sky Lodge Hotel, between the group of time-share owners now running the Home Owners Association, and the Lodge's owner Ken Abdalla.
The first skirmish took place in Third District Court Wednesday, as opposing attornyes and Judge Ryan Harris hammered out some ground rules on how the two groups will operate together at the Lodge. Rick Brough has more.
It looks like Summit County Attorney David Brickey won't be stepping up to the bench, at least for now. Governor Gary Herbert announced he is appointing a Salt Lake County deputy district attorney to fill a vacancy on the Third District juvenile court - a position that Brickley was vying for. Rick Brough has more.
The Summit County Attorney's Office obtained an Emergency Writ from a Third District Court judge on Friday, to keep a suspected drug trafficker confined in the County Jail. The County filed a petition because Justice Court Judge Shauna Kerr declined to authorize detention, feeling the arresting officer had not sufficiently explained why the suspect was pulled over in I-80.