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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Utah Legislature
5:22 pm
Mon March 17, 2014

Legislative Session Was 'Ho-Hum' With Few Message Bills

Like last year, there weren't a lot of fireworks in this year's Legislative session and a lot of work was left undone for future years. KPCW's Leslie Thatcher has more.

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Park City Stories
6:00 pm
Fri March 14, 2014

Park City Stories - Eric Bloomquist

1978 PSIA Ski Academy
Credit Craig "Roper" Pearson

Back in the 1970s, every spring about 100 ski instructors from across the country would gather in Park City for the annual national Ski Instructors Ski Academy.  One of those who would come out from Minnesota was Eric Bloomquist.

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Wasatch County
9:25 am
Thu March 13, 2014

Wasatch County Aims For New Recreation Ammenities With Bond

A public hearing on a proposed $24 million bond to build an aquatics center and new fields in Wasatch County was held last night. KPCW's Leslie Thatcher has more.

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Rail Trail
5:49 pm
Wed March 12, 2014

Rail Trail Uneffected by Supreme Court Ruling

It's unlikely that a ruling by the U.S.  Supreme Court this week will have ramifications for Park City's Rail Trail.  As KPCW's Leslie Thatcher reports, those who were involved in turning the unused rail bed into a 26-mile linear state park in the 1980s believe the local trail rights are protected.  

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Child Found
5:46 pm
Wed March 12, 2014

Missing Heber Child Found

Heber City police have located the missing 13-month-old Heber City girl after she was reported taken by her non-custodial father on Monday.  KPCW's Leslie Thatcher reports.

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