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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Arts & Culture
1:15 pm
Thu April 17, 2014

Peter Yarrow Performing At Egyptian This Weekend

An icon of folk music is playing the Egyptian Theatre on Friday, April 18th and Saturday, the 19th. Peter Yarow says his show will be a combination of a concert, party, peace march, and reminiscence. Rick Brough has more.

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Great Utah Shake Out
12:25 pm
Thu April 17, 2014

Shake Out Aims To Shake Up Emergency Planning

The Great Utah Shake Out took place Thursday morning, but its "aftershock" will hopefully be felt in Utah to encourage residents to prepare for a potential emergency. Lynn Ware Peek has more.

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Fire Prevention
9:50 am
Thu April 17, 2014

Volunteers Sought For Tree Project

Local volunteers are invited to help local forester Jason Barto and some elite firefighters with a tree maintenance project in South Summit Friday. Rick Brough has more.

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Marriage Equality
9:44 pm
Wed April 16, 2014

Couple Wants Equal Rights To Their Child

Patrice Martin, Jaime Grunstrom and their daughter Kennedy.
Credit Leslie Thatcher

Two Park City residents are calling on the state to spend tax dollars on worthy causes, like fighting poverty and mental illness, rather than what they say is spending money to further cement inequality in the fight to uphold the state's ban on gay marriage. Lynn Ware Peek has more.

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2014 Elections
2:02 pm
Wed April 16, 2014

Republicans Have No Primary Contest For Recorder

Summit County Republicans will not have a primary contest after all for the position of County Recorder, with one of the candidates dropping out. Rick Brough has more.

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