In the first segment of today's show, Nicky DeFord with Vail Resorts join hosts Chris Cherniak and Nell Larson to talk about Vail's ongoing efforts in environmental sustainability. In the second segment, Stephanie Dolmat-Connell of the University of Utah and Lisa Yoder of Summit County joined the show to talk about the University's "Community Solar" program. Finally, Nell and Chris share why it's a bad idea to leave your car running, unattended, with the air conditioner on, just to keep your dog cool.
In a letter sent to the owners of Park City Mountain Resorts and Vail Resorts, seven Park City business and government leaders are asking that before August - in a little over a week - the two disputing ski companies should announce an agreement that will keep the Mountain Resort open and operating for the next ski season. Rick Brough has more.
Likely bombarded by media calls, the first official statement regarding the court-ordered mediation between Park City Mountain Resort and Vail Resorts was released this morning. KPCW's Leslie Thatcher has more.
As Park City Mountain Resort and Vail Resorts work to settle their legal differences, Third District Court Judge Ryan Harris has officially signed and filed the Order of Restitution, evicting Park City Mountain Resort. That eviction has been stayed for now. KPCW's Leslie Thatcher has more.
Two weeks ago, Third District Court judge Ryan Harris ordered Park City Mountain resort and Vail Resorts into mediation to work out their differences with a deadline to have it resolved by August 15th. But given the secrecy of the negotiations, it'll be another month-and-a-half before the community finds out if they could do that. KPCW's Leslie Thatcher has this update.
While Park City leaders have gone on record saying they don't have a dog in the fight between Park City Mountain Resort and Vail Resorts and Talisker, the reality is they do - and sent a letter to both parties last week offering to help them settle their legal disagreements for the good of the entire community. Leslie Thatcher reports.
Short of a resolution to the two year battle between Park City Mountain Resort and Vail Resorts and Talisker over the 3,000 acres of ski terrain now under lease to Vail, Park City leaders say a court mandated mediation was the best thing that could happen. KPCW's Leslie Thatcher has more.
The two sides in the Park City ski resort fight have been ordered into mediation by Thursday District Judge Ryan Harris and now have until August 15th to see if they can reach a resolution.
In last week's oral argument the Park City Mountain Resort said it has tried over and over to find a resolution. At the same time, the attorney for Talisker Land Holdings and Vail offered what he said is a solution to the problem. Rick Brough has more.