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The news that there will be a ski season at Park City Mountain Resort - that the resort will post a $17.5 million bond to keep operating this winter - was welcomed by Park City Municipal and the Park City Chamber Bureau. And it was commended by Talisker, the landlord for the resort's ski hill. Rick Brough has more.

City officials say they are more optimistic about a positive outcome in  the legal dispute between Park City Mountain Resort and its landlord Talisker than they've been in months. On the other hand, they're prepared to go to court to ensure the resort stays intact, with its base within Park City's limits, if necessary. Leslie Thatcher has more.

Park City Mayor Jack Thomas says that the moment of truth is arriving in the city's ski resort fight. And it's time for the Park City Mountain's Resorts and Vail Resorts/Talisker to find a workable solution to their dispute.
That comes with just one day left before the court-ordered mediation period for the two sides officially run out. Rick Brough has more.

 Disappointed by the lack of meaningful results from the negotiations so far, Park City leaders continue to pound home the message that Park City Mountain Resort needs to open this winter - no matter who is operating it. Leslie Thatcher has more.

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If you hadn't yet noticed, bicycles are everywhere in Park City, used for both recreation and commuting. If you're confused as a motorist or a cyclist about where bikes should be - Park City Municipal plans to make it a little more clear. Lynn Ware Peek has more.

Park City Municipal has sent a follow up correspondence to the CEO's of Vail Resorts and Powdr Corp, expressing support for a "broader resolution" to their legal dispute which would include an operational plan for the resort to remain open for the upcoming ski season. Lynn Ware Peek has more.

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.

With just 6 months on the job, Park City mayor Jack Thomas's salary could nearly double as the city council considers pay raises for both the mayor's office and themselves. KPCW's Leslie Thatcher has more.   

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The day after Third District Judge Ryan Harris delivered his judgment on nine motions in the PCMR versus Talisker/Vail lawsuit, Park City's Mayor Jack Thomas and City Manager Diane Foster came in to the KPCW studios to sit down with Lynn Ware Peek and discuss how this will affect the town and the area. Their full interview follows.

Park City Mayor Jack Thomas says he's hopeful the battle between Park City Mountain Resort and Vail/Talisker will be resolved, and the city stands ready to weather the storm if a settlement threatens Park City's tax base. Lynn Ware Peek has more.

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