Outside magazine’s second annual Powder Play Tour will host on-snow events, showcasing the latest winter equipment, prize giveaways, and performances by popular folk star The White Buffalo at Park City Mountain Resort Saturday and Sunday, Jan. 28-29 from10 a.m. to 3 p.m. at the Legacy Plaza adjacent to Legacy Lodge. The White Buffalo will perform from 3 to 5 p.m. at Legends Bar at Legacy Plaza. During daytime on-snow events, the Powder Play Tour will display cutting-edge skis, snowboards, sleds, snowshoes, gloves, goggles, and more. Free samples will be available, along with a chance to win great winter equipment and epic trips. Outside is America’s leading active-lifestyle and adventure-travel magazine, dedicated to covering the people, activities, gear, literature, art, and politics of the world outside. Visit them at http://www.outsideonline.com. Spring lacrosse Basin Recreation will be taking registration for the spring boy’s lacrosse program beginning Feb. 1 through the end of February. Practices start as soon as the fields are clear, and games will begin April 29. Registration is open for grades K-8. Registration is limited. There are two teams and two age divisions. For prices and information, call 655-0999, ext. 12 or log onto http://www.basinrecreation.com . UTAH LACROSSE ASSOCIATION NAMES PAUL LARKIN AS NEW EXECUTIVE DIRECTOR Larkin succeeds Soni Taylor as leader of fast-growing statewide sport association SANDY, UTAH January 6, 2006 The Utah Lacrosse Association has named Paul Larkin of Holladay as its new Executive Director. He follows Soni Taylor, who successfully managed the organization through a multi-year period of 20 percent annual growth. Larkin played the sport on the Olympus High School boy’s club team and at Utah State University, where he was president of the men’s Lacrosse team. He has a degree in Business Information Systems, and varied experience in the business world. His technical skills will help the ULA improve its communication and online registration processes, and his organizational abilities will help strengthen the association’s volunteer base. He started on Dec. 27th. Soni Taylor who served as the organization’s first executive director for three years – will stay on for a one-month transition period before leaving to pursue Lacrosse-related business activities. "As the first full-time, paid US Lacrosse chapter executive director in the country, Soni is a true pioneer, well regarded by the national organization in Baltimore," said Michael O’Malley, ULA board president. "In her time with the ULA, she pushed us forward on many fronts, including driving broad-based expansion in our youth leagues and improving the ULA’s financial reserves and service delivery in a period of high growth. We’re looking forward to Paul helping to push our organization further." The Utah Lacrosse Association is a regional chapter of US Lacrosse, the national governing body of the sport. Lacrosse is a high-speed, high-scoring sport played by male and female Utahns from Kindergarten to post-collegiate age groups. More than 34 boy’s high school teams and 18 girl’s high school teams competed in the spring 2005 season. Lacrosse is considered the fastest-growing team sport in the country. More information is available at http://www.utahlax.org and http://www.uslacrosse.org. ### Contact Michael O’Malley at (801) 652-5578. Beginning Monday, December 12, 2005, KTMP 1340 AM Radio will broadcast live ski reports from Park City Mountain Resort, Deer Valley, and The Canyons. Tune in at 7:45am Monday Friday to hear these reports. KTMP is your hometown classic country radio station located at 260 North Main Street in Heber City. For more information call (435) 657-1340. Bottom of Form
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Park City officials are expected to present information about upcoming work on the Treasure acreage designed to guard against a wildfire, as well as a series of other City Hall projects and programs, at an open house that is scheduled next week.