Utah Olympic Park

Utah Olympic Legacy Foundation

On today's Local News Hour host Leslie Thatcher speak to Charlie Sturgis of Mountain Trails Foundation. Park City Council Member Dick Peek has an update from Thursday's meeting and Colin Hilton and Marc Norman with the Utah Olympic Legacy Foundation talk about the newest attraction at the park - Extreme Tubing!

On today's program, Host Leslie Thatcher speaks to Robert Grow - the CEO of Envision Utah with the first of the results from this spring's survey of nearly 53,000 Utahns. Sandy Cho from the Utah Olympic Park and two local climbers talk about this week's Psicobloc Competition with a cash purse of $20k. Summit County Sheriff Justin Martinez has the latest about Hilary Clinton's visit to Park City. Superintendent Ember Conley has released her recommendation about how the  school board should move forward with master planning.

ON this Bike to Work Day, Local News Hour host Leslie Thatcher speaks to Mountain Trails Foundation's Charlie Sturgis from one of three breakfast gathering spots. Clint McAfee and Jason Christensen talk about the proposed water pumping surcharge and water conservation. Park City council member Tim Henney has an update from Thursday's council meeting. Colin Hilton and Sandy Chio from the Utah Olympic Park have an update on the new training jumps and summer activities and Sam Schwoebel with Basin Recreation has a final bike to work  call-in from the Basin Fieldhouse.

Work at the Utah Olympic Park has been hot and heavy since last fall on an upgrade to their jumping facility.  Rick Brough has more.

The Utah Olympic Park is getting its first major renovation since the park opened in the early 1990's. KPCW's Leslie Thatcher has more.

Mountain Summer - July 18, 2014

Jul 18, 2014

Meisha Lawson joins John Wells for another edition of Mountain Summer, including a visit from Greg West of Utah Olympic Park. He dropped by to talk about Western Day on Saturday (7/19). Travis English from Summit County Fair dropped by with Paige Lindsay, Miss Summit County 2013. They talked about the fair coming up in the next few weeks. Laurie Backus, a park ranger at Jordanelle also joined the show to talk about Fire On The Water, also on Saturday (7/19). Meisha and John also gave a rundown of a bunch of other events all over the area this weekend.

One of the highlights from last summer's line up of activities in the Park City area will return this August. Lynn Ware Peek has more.

Thousands of cheering fans showed up at the Utah Olympic Park for the Nordic Combined Olympic Trials and the Ski Jumping Olympic Trials over the weekend and watched history in the making. Lynn Ware Peek has more. 

The US Bobsled and Skeleton teams dominated at the Utah Olympic Park over the weekend, clinching 10 of the 18 medals awarded there. Lynn Ware Peek has more. 

  A lot of Wednesday's agenda with the Summit County Council deals with the proposal from the Utah Athletic Foundation to enhance Development at the Utah Olympic Park, with a Socially Planned Area (or SPA) concept. Rick Brough has more.