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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Summer Market
3:54 pm
Fri April 18, 2014

Oakley Puts The Kabosh On Community Market

Last summer, the L'Oakley Grown Community Market debuted in Oakley for seven Saturdays. On April 3, the Oakley City Council canceled this year's market. Leslie Thatcher has more.

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Ski History
1:58 pm
Fri April 18, 2014

Mines To Moguls Exhibit Explores Park City's History

The snow is disappearing and Park City's remaining resort closes this weekend, but there's still a chance to look back on the town's ski history. Rick Brough has more.

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Resort Battle
4:28 pm
Thu April 17, 2014

Letter Shows Intent To Run PCMR If Vail Wins

The CEO of Vail Resorts, Rob Katz, has sent a letter to his counterpart, John Cumming, the head of Powdr Corp, saying that if - or when - Powdr loses the lease for more than 3,000 acres of its ski mountain, it's not realistic to insist that Park City Mountain Resort will continue to operate the ski area. KPCW's Leslie Thatcher has more.

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Local Faces
1:32 pm
Thu April 17, 2014

Bowman Honored For Solar Power Program

Kate Bowman, right, being awarded the "Catalyst Award" for her leadership and service to advance solar in Utah last fall as an Americorps volunteer.
Credit Utah Clean Energy Facebook page

The White House is scheduled to honor a leader of a Utah nonprofit for her work promoting solar power. KPCW's Leslie Thatcher has more.

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Community Golf
1:20 pm
Thu April 17, 2014

Park City Golf Course Opens Up Soon

The Park City Golf Club officially opens April 18 and after a relatively mild winter, the golf course is looking groomed and ready for another season. Lynn Ware Peek has more.

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