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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Waxy-Crude Oil
4:00 pm
Thu January 22, 2015

Tesoro Putting Oil Pipeline On Hold

The Tesoro Oil Company is putting its proposed waxy-crude oil pipeline on hold until it conducts a strategic internal review later this year. Rick Brough has more.

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Parking
3:37 pm
Thu January 22, 2015

Parking Gets Tighter As Town Gets Fuller

There's no parking on Swede Alley.
Credit KPCW

With hordes of people descending on Park City for the first weekend of the Sundance Film Festival, Main Street becomes off limits for parking, and the city will increase the rates for paid parking. Leslie Thatcher has more.

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The Sundance Reel
1:40 pm
Thu January 22, 2015

Sundance Isn't Just For Films - The Sundance Reel - January 22, 2015

Kevin Arthofer and Sara Wagner, creators of 'The Sundance Wrap'.
KPCW

KPCW's News Director Leslie Thatcher kicked off the Sundance Film Festival with co-host Producer Beth Fratkin, previewing what to expect this Sundance Film Festival season.

 

Before that Leslie Thatcher sat down with Sundance Programmer John Nein to discuss the panels during the festival.

The Sundance Reel

Preview

Allison Gollust, chief marketing officer and senior vice president of public relations, CNN

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Day 1
12:45 pm
Thu January 22, 2015

Sundance 2015 Kicks Off Today

Sundance 2015 kicks off today, but you've no doubt noticed a lot going on around town to prepare for it. KPCW's Leslie Thatcher has more.

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Guest Lineup
9:52 pm
Wed January 21, 2015

'The Sundance Reel' Preview: January 22, 2015

KPCW's News Director Leslie Thatcher kicks off the Sundance Film Festival with Producer Beth Fratkin as her co-host.

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More To Charter Schools
3:27 pm
Wed January 21, 2015

Utah Bill Shifts Funding Away From Public Schools

The Park City school board looks ahead to this year's Utah legislative session - with one big concern - a bill that would shift funding away from public schools. Lynn Ware Peek has more.

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They're Taking Over!
3:14 pm
Wed January 21, 2015

Avoiding MLK/Sundance Overlap A Hit For Skiers

Should we even mention the creative parking during Sundance?
Credit KPCW

Sundance 2015 kicks off tomorrow, but you've no doubt noticed a lot going on around town to prepare for it. Leslie Thatcher has more.

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Flow Smoothly
12:55 pm
Wed January 21, 2015

School District Optimistic About Teacher Negotiations

The Park City school district has high hopes that teacher negotiations will flow smoothly and expeditiously this year.   Lynn Ware Peak has more.

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Unanimous Decision
10:42 am
Wed January 21, 2015

Park City School Board Elects New President

The Park City school board on Tuesday evening elected a new president. Lynn Ware Peek has more.

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Noxious Freeloader
7:24 pm
Tue January 20, 2015

Harmful Mussel Found In Deer Creek

Quagga Mussel
Credit Division of Wildlife Resources

Some unwanted aquatic life has been discovered in Deer Creek Reservoir - the Quagga Mussel. For now, State wildlife officials will watch and wait, but they are requiring all boats and personal watercraft entering Deer Creek to be contaminated. Leslie Thatcher has more.

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