Sundance

By Brian E. Clark The late, great ski writer Walter Roessing liked to boast that he often brought big dumps of snow with him when he visited resorts in the West. Walt, who penned a Dallas Morning News travel column for decades, has been gone for about two years now.

    When the Sundance Film Festival begins its 10-day run on January 24, there will be plenty of buzz about the new films, the rising stars, and the emerging directors. The action will be in Park City and Salt Lake City. But a bit out of the entertainment spotlight

By Kim D. McHugh In high school, I skied the Midwestern trails of Boyne, Whitecap and Alpine Valley, trading those slopes for Alta, Solitude and Brighton as a student at the University of Utah. Lift tickets were cheap, lift lines rare and the areas had the “Cheers” vibe where the