Brighton Opens Wednesday, November 11th for the 2009-2010 Season

BRIGHTON, UTAH (November 9, 2009) - Brighton announced today it would open for the 2009-10 season at 9 a.m. on Wednesday, November 11th with limited trail access from the Majestic and Explorer lifts. Lift tickets are discounted to $30 for the Veterans Day opening. The mountain is reporting 16 inches of snow at mid mountain. "With colder…

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Powder Play: Eight reasons to ski Utah

STEPHEN REGENOLD, Special to the Star Tribune --Our tram car bucked in the wind on its way up the mountain at Snowbird Resort. I grabbed a railing and held on as it whisked me uphill in a blizzard, the slopes of Utah's Wasatch Range below obscured in white. "At least the snow is deep," a stranger shouted, his face hidden, caked with ice. Staked…

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City Creek casting noteworthy shadow: Mixed-use project changes downtown landscape

Paul Beebe, The Salt Lake Tribune -- Three years after demolition of the Crossroads Plaza kicked off construction of City Creek Center, the massive retail, residential and office project in downtown Salt Lake City is beginning to take shape. "Finally, we are seeing significant changes to the skyline because construction has (emerged) above grade,"…

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Ski season kicks off in Salt Lake!

MacKenzie Geidt, Sunset Magazine -- Very exciting news, people....Salt Lake's ski season kicks off THIS FRIDAY, November 6th, at Solitude Mountain Resort. Time to get your ski on! I personally don't like being marooned at a ski resort (no matter how great it is), and Salt Lake is really the perfect place to base yourself in the city, with awesome…

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