Vail Resorts

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.

Everyone's wondering in the next month if a court-ordered mediation will solve the legal conflict between Talisker and the Park City Mountain Resort.

In any event, it's a tool commonly used today, according to retired Third District Court Judge Robert Hilder, who's now a professional mediator. 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.

In a report issue today, Vail Resorts stock had its "buy" rating bumped to $92 a share up from the previous of $80. 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. 

Immediate public reaction in Park City to the news that clears the way for the Talisker eviction of PCMR from its ski terrain included the full range of emotions .  Lynn Ware Peek has more.

With one day to go before both sides face off again in court on Park City's ski resort fight, an attorney for Talisker Land Holdings and Vail has said that the latest filing from the Park City Mountain Resort is very disappointing and is using inflammatory rhetoric.
Attorney John Lund, though, did suggest that if PCMR operates a limited base area in the future, it should allow the public access to the ski hill above it. Rick Brough has more.

All eyes and ears will be on Third District Court judge Ryan Harris - who tomorrow is scheduled to hear Talisker Land Holding's request to evict Park City Mountain Resort from its home for the last 50 years. KPCW's Leslie Thatcher has more.

 

Park City Muncipal does not have a seat at the negotiating table as Park City Mountain Resorts officials attempt to figure out how to keep the 50 year old resort open for the long term.  KPCW's Leslie Thatcher reports.

Park City Mountain Resort had little good news Wednesday from Third District Judge Ryan Harris, who ruled against the Resort on virtually every claim and massive opinion.

He did leave one claim partially intact, however, saying the Resort can continue to litigate there.

The Resort says it suffered financial damages relating to the lease it held on the ski mountain owned by Talisker. Although the Resort missed a deadline to renew the lease in April 2011, Talisker didn't give notice for eight months that it considered the lease to be expired. Rick Brough has more.

As we've reported, in a major omnibus ruling issued Wednesday, Third District Judge Ryan Harris ruled on nine motions in the lease dispute between Park City Mountain Resort and Talisker/Vail.

On virtually all issues, Judge Harris ruled in favor of Talisker Land Holdings, Vail Resorts, and their affiliates. In his 82-page opinion, the Judge laid down the history of the dipute, and the reasoning behind his decisions. Rick Brough has more.

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