Leslie Thatcher

News Director

Tough but fair, Leslie is the woman most of Park City wakes up with every weekday morning. Her 23 years at KPCW has given her depth and insight, guiding her as she asks local leaders and citizens the questions on everyone’s minds during the live interviews of the Local News Hour.

As KPCW's News Director, she has the pulse of the community and an unmatched range of contacts that allows the station to cover everything going on in town, from increased school taxes and water rates to personal achievements and community-wide victories. When she's not sussing out the next story, you'll see her face at many Park City events, as well as on the ski hill and mountain trails.


Avalanche Deaths
11:47 am
Mon February 10, 2014

Weekend Is Deadly In Backcountry

With all the new snow, the danger in the backcountry is extreme and two people died in avalanches in 48 hours.  KPCW's Leslie Thatcher has more.

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Sports & Rec
8:52 am
Mon February 10, 2014

Olympian Hendrickson Realizes Goal

After a couple of days of training on the Olympic jumps, World Cup Ski Champion, Sarah Hendrickson, is realizing her goal of getting to the Sochi games may have to be enough.  KPCW's Leslie Thatcher has more.

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Local News
6:19 pm
Fri February 7, 2014

Western Mountain Resort Alliance

The Western Mountain Resort Alliance - comprised of 13 boards of realtors in 6 western states and British Colombia met Thursday in Park City for the group's annual meeting. KPCW's Leslie Thatcher has more.

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Sheriff Race
5:06 pm
Thu February 6, 2014

Shane Announces Second Run For Sheriff

Screen capture from Shane's 2010 election video on YouTube.

Francis resident Dax Shane has announced his plans to run for Summit County Sheriff. KPCW's Leslie Thatcher has more.

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3:55 pm
Wed February 5, 2014

Fire on Park Avenue

Park City Firefighters put out a fire at a home at 1265 Park Avenue this afternoon. KPCW's Leslie Thatcher has more.

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