Utah Olympic Park

Local News Hour December 27, 2017

Dec 27, 2017

On today’s program, Park City Mayor Jack Thomas has a look back at his four years as mayor. Outgoing Park City Board of Realtors President Sara Werberlow and President Elect Todd Anderson have a look back at 2017 and the year ahead. U.S. Ski and Snowboard Spokesman Tom Kelly has a team update and joining him are some of the athletes participating in this week’s Olympic Qualifiers at the UOP, Bryan Fletcher, Nina Lussi,  and Will Rhoads and Dr. Melissa Lopez-Larsen from Summit County Health Department  talks  about seasonal depression.

Local News Hour December 26, 2017

Dec 26, 2017

On todays show our first guest was Utah State Representative for district 53, Logan Wilde. He was in to talk about upcoming legislation and other hot button issues like education, the new DUI law, rural jobs and air quality.  Tom Farkas from Citizens Against The Wall was in to outline his concerns about UDOT"s noise barrier along I-80.  Olympic Gold Medalist Nordic Skier, Billy DeMong and Marketing Director with the Utah Olympic Legacy Foundation, Melanie Welsch, had an overview of the winner take all Olympic  qualifiers coming up at the Utah Olympic Park this weekend.

Utah's 2002 Olympic venues will play a key role in determining the first skiing athletes nominated to the 2018 U.S. Olympic Team to compete in PyeongChang, South Korea. Rick Brough has more.

Utah Avalanche Center

Stay off the new trails at the Utah Olympic Park.  That's the message from park management.  They're worried about avalanche danger.  KPCW's Renai Bodley has the story:

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.

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