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.

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Book Review
2:06 pm
Tue August 13, 2013

August Book Review: Hemingway's Boat

There have been many books written about Ernest Hemingway but possible none researched more carefully than the book Hemingway's Boat by Paul Hendrickson.  Jim Svoboda has this month's book review.

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Primary Election
10:00 am
Fri August 9, 2013

Primary Election: Tim Henney

Twenty-one-year Park City resident Tim Henney is one of six candidates vying for one of two seats on the Park City Council. He says he has the time and energy to serve and thinks he can kick-start a conversation to lead the town's evolution. KPCW's Leslie Thatcher has more.

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Primary Election
9:55 am
Fri August 9, 2013

Park City Council Candidates Want Your Vote

Four of the six candidates running for Park City Council answered questions about how they feel about the issues on the Local News Hour with Leslie Thatcher.  Here are the interviews in their entirety.

Early voting ends Friday, August 9 at 5PM and held at theMarsac East Conference Room of City Hall, 445 Marsac Avenue in Park City.

(The abridged news stories for each of the candidates can be found in the News tab under 2013 Elections.)

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Heber & Wasatch County
2:06 pm
Thu August 8, 2013

Attorney General Issues Written Scolding to Heber Power and Light Board

  The Utah Attorney General's office has issued a written scolding to the board of directors of the Heber Light and Power company and recommends that the board improves the way it conducts the public business. KPCW's Leslie Thatcher reports.

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Local News
11:35 am
Thu August 8, 2013

Summit Community Solar Program

There's just one more week for Summit County homeowners to participate in the Summit Community Solar Program - the community bulk buy of solar panels. KPCW's Leslie Thatcher has more.

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