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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Visit Salt Lake
4:41 pm
Fri November 14, 2014

Steamboat Settles Lawsuit On Ski City USA

  The Steamboat Resort Corporation and the non-profit promoter "Visit Salt Lake" announced Friday that they have settled the legal battle that arose last month, when Steamboat said that the Salt Lake promotion "Ski City USA" was an infringement on Steamboat's trademark, "Ski Town USA."  Rick Brough has more.

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Booming Activity
4:00 pm
Fri November 14, 2014

Building Permits Have Nearly Doubled Since Last Year

Building activity is booming so far in 2014, with impressive numbers reported by the Park City Building Department, and several projects underway or planned on Main Street.  Rick Brough has more.

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New Leadership
11:37 am
Thu November 6, 2014

Summit County's New County Manager: Tom Fisher

Tom Fisher

Summit County's new county manager has all of the qualities the county council was looking for - experience in county government, a background in transportation planning and a good fit for the community, KPCW's Leslie Thatcher has more.

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Election Results
2:16 pm
Wed November 5, 2014

Martinez Wins Sheriff's Star

After 12 years, Summit County has a new sheriff-elect - Justin Martinez . The No. 2 man in the current sheriff's administration was elected to office TUesday night. Leslie Thatcher has more.

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Wasatch County
1:14 pm
Wed November 5, 2014

Wasatch Kills Aquatic Center Bond

The proposed $24 million bond for an aquatic center and recreation fields in Wasatch County went down in defeat. Leslie Thatcher reports.

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2014 Election Results
10:18 pm
Tue November 4, 2014

2014 Election Results

With all precincts in Summit County reporting, the results, with winners in bold, are as below. Races too close to call are indicated with an asterisk. Summit County Attorney

  • David Brickey (R) incumbent, 3,496
  • Judge Robert Hilder (D), 4,197

 Summit County Sheriff

  • Justin Martinez (D), 6,544
  • Kris Hendricksen (R), 2,422

Park City School Board, District #5 (Summit Park, Timberline, Pinebrook)

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Live Theater
4:59 pm
Tue November 4, 2014

Entitled Kids Get The Spotlight In Giving A Bleep Show

From last season's Giving A Bleep show

The annual production of Giving a Bleep opens Thursday - providing locals with a couple of hours of laughs - mostly at ourselves. Leslie Thatcher has more.

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Wasatch Bond
12:39 pm
Mon November 3, 2014

Population Not Growing As Fast As Taxes, Says Pool Opponent

Wasatch County voters are being asked whether they support a $24 million bond to build a new aquatic center and out door fields to meet the ever-increase growth. One resident, however, says it just doesn't make good economic sense. Leslie Thatcher reports.

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2014 Elections
12:31 pm
Mon November 3, 2014

Wasatch Population Has Outgrown Its Pool, Voters Can Bond For Another

Wasatch County voters are being asked to decide whether to raise their taxes to pay for a new aquatic center and recreation fields. The county's recreation director says he's out of room in both the pool and on the turf. Leslie Thatcher has more.

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Local News
7:08 pm
Fri October 31, 2014

Howard Finds Passion In County Government

Michael Howard at the 2014 Election Forum
Credit Monika Guendner

Michael Howard is the Democratic candidate for Summit County Auditor; he's running against Republican Gary Shumway. Lynn Ware Peek has more.

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