Local News Hour

Weekdays 8AM

Morning Edition & The Local News Hour

with Leslie Thatcher

NPR's national show Morning Edition is interspersed with Park City's only daily local news source, live every weekday morning from 6:00 to 8:00 AM. Whether recapping the previous night's School Board meeting, informing listeners on a recent development on a government project or a featured story on a piece of local color, veteran news anchor Leslie Thatcher delivers the news that makes Park City a community.

The Local News Hour follows Morning Edition and is KPCW's flagship news program, also hosted by KPCW News Director Leslie Thatcher, every weekday from 8 to 9 AM. Get the information directly from the people who are making the news with live interviews.

8:09 AM, Every Week Day - Weather  with the ABC Forecast Center

Weekly Segments:

  • Mondays - PCSD's Superintendent before Park City School Board's Board of Education Meeting.
  • Tuesdays - Bob Jasper, County Manager of Summit County
  • Wednesdays - Diane Foster, City Manager of Park City
  • Fridays - City Council member from Park City (after City Council meetings only)

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Friday Film Review
1:07 pm
Fri July 25, 2014

Friday Film Review: Sex Tape

The movie "Sex Tape" may have a steamy title, but does the film live up - or down - to that? Rick Brough has the answer, with the Friday Film Review.

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PCMR VS Talisker
12:34 pm
Fri July 25, 2014

Talisker Depends On PCMR To Make A Decision

In a statement issued today Talisker has announced it will accept further postponement of an eviction which could throw the Park City Mountain Resort off its ski hill.
The statement opens the door for the Mountain Resort to continue operating the next ski season. But Talisker said it's now up to the Resort to post a required bond amount to keep using the ski mountain, owned by Talisker. Rick Brough has more.

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Local News
12:23 pm
Fri July 25, 2014

Riegelsperger Sentenced For Sexual Assault

A long-time Park City resident has been sentenced to fifteen years to life in the Utah State Prison for kidnapping and sexually assaulting his estranged wife. The sentence was handed down Monday, in Third District Court, to 59-year-old Donald Raymond Riegelsperger. Rick Brough has more.

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Local News
1:10 pm
Wed July 23, 2014

Pipeline Work Going On Above Old Town

Construction fencing and a back-hoe front and center on the ski slopes above Old Town are part of the city's multi-million dollar water quality improvement project. KPCW's Leslie Thatcher has more.

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Local News
1:03 pm
Wed July 23, 2014

Drought Disaster Relief Available To The Public

Summit and Wasatch County farmers are eligible for disaster assistance as the U.S. Department of Agriculture has designated the county as a primary  natural disaster area due to recent drought. KPCW's Leslie Thatcher has more.

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Utah Olympic Oval
12:55 pm
Wed July 23, 2014

Olympic Oval Plans To Install A Solar Array

Credit utahutes.com

The Olympic Ice Oval at Kearns is embarking on a major Green venture. The Olympic Legacy Foundation announced this week that it's groundbreaking on a large solar array at the oval. Rick Brough has more.

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Local News
12:52 pm
Wed July 23, 2014

Morrison Talks About Park City's History On Pioneer Day

Thursday, July 24th is Pioneer Day as the state of Utah commemorates the arrival of the Mormon settlers in the Salt Lake Valley in 1847. However, the origins of Park City, as a mining town, didn't come until nearly 20 years later, according to Park City Museum director Sandra Morrison. Rick Brough has more.

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Health
12:18 pm
Wed July 23, 2014

Mullaly Talks About The West Nile Virus

Although no human cases of the virus have been reported, the West Nile Virus becomes a concern every mosquito season, this one's no different. Lynn Ware Peek has more.

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Snyderville Planning Commission
12:15 pm
Wed July 23, 2014

Commission Introduces 'Silver Creek Village Center '

The Snyderville Planning Commission Tuesday night was introduced to the Silver Creek Village Center, a project that when built out will have a population larger than Coalville.
The planners are charged with reviewing the proposed Development Agreement for the project. Rick Brough has more.

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SLC International Airport
1:13 pm
Tue July 22, 2014

SLC Airport Is Ready For Its Makeover

Credit saltlakeinn.com

Starting in 2015, the 8 year 1.8 billion dollar rebuild of the Salt Lake City International Airport will begin. While the impacts are imminent, airport executives hope to keep using the airport as hassle free as possible. KPCW's Leslie Thatcher has more.

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