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The Wasatch County Council recently approved the final density for the county’s largest development  ever.  New York based Extell Development Company is developing a high-end destination resort that will provide another base for the Deer Valley Ski Area at the Mayflower exit off US-40 overlooking the Jordanelle Reservoir. Carolyn Murray has this report.

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Deer Valley and Park City Municipal are preparing to host the 2019 FIS World Championships. Part of that preparation includes trying out some new transportation methods.

On Monday, Miners Day, The Deer Valley Concert Series will be hosting Jason Mraz at their Snowpark Amphitheater. Following the conclusion of the show, concert goers will be part of an experimental effort to reduce traffic impacts. Park City Special Events Manager Jenny Dierson explains.

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After nearly 38 years with Deer Valley, Bob Wheaton announced this morning in a press release he will be transitioning away from his role as President and COO of Deer Valley. Wheaton will take on a new role with Alterra Mountain Company as Senior Strategic Advisor.

In a prepared statment Wheaton said “I am grateful to our parent company for the opportunity to stay engaged and involved in the ski industry as I move into a new phase. As many of you know, I love working at my ranch with my wife Marion and very much look forward to having more time to spend with family and friends."

The Grand Valley Bank Community Concer Series has announced their line-up. KPCW will be broadcasting the concerts live. David Boyle has more:

Triggers & Slips

June 20, 2018

Sammy Brue

June 27, 2018

Take 5

July 11, 2018

Smiling Souls

July 18, 2018

Troubadour 77

July 25, 2018

Aiko

August 1, 2018

Breakfast Klub

August 8, 2018

Yolanda

August 15, 2018

Live PC Give PC Community Jam Session

August 22, 2018

The Extell Development is poised to receive final approval from Wasatch County in the near future.  The 2300 acre project west of the Jordanelle Reservoir will be built out over the next several decades. The luxury ski in ski out development will be located on the south side of the Deer Valley Resort often referred to as the Mayflower area. Carolyn Murray has this:

The inaugural Deer Valley Concert Series, presented by Deer Valley Resort in conjunction with The State Room Presents, will begin on August 2 with a performance by The Decemberists and conclude on Labor Day, September 3 with Jason Mraz. The series will feature five shows this summer at the resort’s renowned Snow Park Outdoor Amphitheater.

The 2018 lineup for the Deer Valley Concert Series at Snow Park Outdoor Amphitheater includes:

The Decemberists
with special guest Whitney
August 2, 2018 (Thursday) | 6:30 p.m.
Doors open at 5:30 p.m.

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As Park City says goodbye to ski season, KPCW spoke with Deer Valley Resort president and general manager Bob Wheaton. David Boyle has the recap:

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Ski towns across much of the west are crying the blues on the season snow pack.  According to many experts in the industry, none of the resort managers expect to hit any records for lodging and ticket sales.   Even so, Deer Valley doesn’t plan to lay anyone off before the end of the season.  Carolyn Murray has this:

The Wasatch Mountain snowpack is the lowest in decades but some of Utah’s ski industry experts say conditions are surprisingly good and that the season is not over yet.  There are challenges the ski resorts and hospitality businesses face when Mother Nature doesn’t deliver the goods.   Carolyn Murray has this:

With two of the three Mayflower properties sold and the third not far behind, Wasatch County is preparing for a multi-year build-out in the area of Highway 40 and the Jordanelle Reservoir.  Leslie Thatcher brings you the update:

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