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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Business
9:00 pm
Mon July 29, 2013

Main Street Mall Owners Evict Tenants and Submit Mall Renovation Plans

Originally aired April 2, 2013.

The few remaining tenants in the Main Street Mall at 333 Main Street have been put on notice that they need to be out of the building by the end of April.  KPCW’s Leslie Thatcher has more.

Park City Government
9:00 pm
Mon July 29, 2013

Soils Commission Makes Recommendations To Park City Council

Originally aired April 3, 2013.

After meeting for the last eight weeks, the 13-member commission of the Blue Ribbon Soils Commission forwarded 11 recommendations to the Park City council after its meeting Monday.  KPCW's Leslie Thatcher reports.

Business
8:08 pm
Mon July 29, 2013

Victory Ranch & Conservancy Relaunches

Originally aired March 28, 2013.

A Chicago-based company that now owns the Victory Ranch development is launching a sales effort for the project.  According to lead developer John Gavin, the plan is to downsize and turn the project around could take up to a decade.  KPCW's Leslie Thatcher has more.

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Federal Government
8:03 pm
Mon July 29, 2013

Senator Mike Lee's Office Coming to Summit County

Originally aired March 26, 2013.

United States Senator Mike Lee won't be in Summit County next month to meet with constituents, but he is sending his mobile office to take public input on federal issues.  KPCW's Leslie Thatcher reports.

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Park City Government
7:20 pm
Mon July 29, 2013

Soils Commission Discusses Policy Questions

Originally aired March 11, 2013.

Members of the Blue Ribbon Soils Advisory Commission are unanimous that a community-based solution is necessary to deal with Park city's mining past.  KPCW's Leslie Thatcher has this update.

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2013 Utah Legislature
6:00 pm
Mon July 29, 2013

Legislative Update With Rep. Kraig Powell

Originally aired on February 4, 2013.

Amid all the bills introduced during the 45 day session, the most important mission of the Utah legislature is to adopt a budget for next fiscal year. But as KPCW’s Leslie Thatcher reports, it’s becoming clear that it won’t be easy to do this year.

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Park City High
5:48 pm
Mon July 29, 2013

PCHS Field Not Ready

Park City High School officials are looking for alternative locations for its fall sports teams after finding out the new track won't be ready until mid-September. KPCW's Leslie Thatcher reports.

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USSA
6:16 pm
Fri July 26, 2013

Aspiring Olympians To Train With New Partnership

Originally aired on January 31, 2013.

Aspiring young Olympians will have a chance to train at the US Ski and Snow Board Association’s Center of Excellence this summer as part of a new partnership between USSA and Eliteam – an athlete conditioning program started by former Olympian Doug Lewis. KPCW’s Leslie Thatcher has more.

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Health
5:16 pm
Fri July 26, 2013

Wasatch Back Among The Most Physically Fit

A new study shows that Summit and Wasatch county residents are among some of the most physically active in the country. KPCW's Leslie Thatcher has more.

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X-Games
6:27 pm
Tue July 23, 2013

City Officials To Decide On Bid For X-Games

Originally aired January 2, 2013.

Park City has been hosting World Cup racing on and off since the mid 1980′s. Now Park City officials need to decide whether to even bid for the ESPN X-Games. KPCW’s Leslie Thatcher has more.

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