Winter Games http://kuer.org en Utah 'Ready and Willing’ to Host Olympics Again http://kuer.org/post/utah-ready-and-willing-host-olympics-again <p>Hopes for another Olympics in Utah were rekindled Monday, as Governor Gary Herbert and Salt Lake City Mayor Ralph Becker announced their decision to pursue a bid for the 2026 Winter Games.</p><p>The Olympic cauldron at Rice Eccles Stadium was literally in Governor Herbert’s view as he announced his decision based on the recommendations of an Exploratory Committee.</p><p>“We’ve reviewed the report and are here to announce that Salt Lake City and the great state of Utah are ready, willing, and able to host a future winter Olympic game.”</p> Tue, 04 Dec 2012 00:04:47 +0000 Andrea Smardon 21852 at http://kuer.org Utah 'Ready and Willing’ to Host Olympics Again