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 The man at the helm of Park City's largest employer was in town for a big party last week.  Rob Katz is the CEO of Vail Resorts and he was leading the celebration of the opening of the Quicksilver Gondola.  While he was in town, KPCW's Renai Bodley talked to him about what's next for Vail in Utah.

Here is a link to the entire KPCW interview with Rob Katz, Vail Resorts CEO

On today's program, Leslie Thatcher speaks with Nicky DeFord, Senior Manager of Charitable Contributions for Vail Resorts, Park City Mayor Jack Thomas, Midway Author Dean Hughes about his new book, Home and Away and local author Terry Sidford about her new book, One Hundred Hearts.

KPCW Joins Chairs For Charity

Dec 5, 2015
courtesy Malia Denali

Park City's EpicPromise Chairs for Charity event takes place at the Kimball Art Center December 8 – 10. 

What is Chairs for Charity? 

When Park City took down the Motherlode chair lift this summer, they kept a few chairs to help support local nonprofits. Over the last several weeks, 18 Park City nonprofits, including KPCW, have teamed up with local artists to create a work of art out of their chair. All of the chairs will be auctioned off at a private event on December 10. KPCW's artists are Park City-based Bill Kranstover and Malia Denali. 

graphic by KPCW; background trails map from Park City Mountain

Nearly 75 people traveled on Park City Road Tour to Breckenridge and Grand Junction, Colorado last week. KPCW spoke with a couple of them following their return. Rick Brough has more.

Cindy Kaiser

Park City turned out to find out what the new look and name of the town's namesake combined resort would be. KPCW's Leslie Thatcher has more.

Vail Resorts announced on January 2nd that it has taken the next steps in connecting Park City Mountain Resort and Canyons Resort by submitting application to Summit County.  While still subject to approvals, that connection should be in place by the 2015-2016 ski season.  Lynn Ware Peek has more.

Leslie Thatcher

Following last Friday's Board of Directors meeting, Vail Resorts announced Monday morning it will be spending more than $50 million at Park City Mountain Resort this upcoming year. Blaise Carrig, president of Vail Resorts Mountain Division, detailed the capital improvements in an interview with KPCW News Director Leslie Thatcher.

Vail Resorts announced today some shake up in its senior resort management, with the eventual departure of two well-known name sin the community. Lynn Ware Peek has more.

LinkedIn

Vail Resorts has just announced a  new chief operating officer of Park City Mountain Resort and Canyons Resort.  Lynn Ware Peek has more.  Vail Resorts, Inc.

Vail Resorts reported the corporation's earnings for both the fourth quarter and 2014 fiscal year ending July 31, 2014, painting a moderately rosy picture for the resort giant that has clinched ownership of two of Park City' three resorts. Lynn Ware Peek has more.

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