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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2014 Elections
11:34 am
Wed October 15, 2014

Robinson Says Experience And Grit Are On His Side

Credit Leslie Thatcher

Christopher Robinson is asking to be elected a third time to the Summit County Council, saying he's ready to take on the difficult challenges and he has the experience to bear on just about anything that comes to the Council. Rick Brough has more.

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Mountain Accord
6:47 pm
Tue October 14, 2014

Compiled Data To Keep Wasatch From Being 'Loved To Death'

Park City Municipal and Summit County officials will compile data this week collected by those who attended Monday's Mountain Accord meeting, to flush out what the public added to the process of what County Manager Bob Jasper calls, "saving the Wasatch from being 'loved to death'." Rick Brough has more.

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Utah Olympic Park
4:45 pm
Tue October 14, 2014

Utah Olympic Park Ramp Is Getting A Renovation

The Utah Olympic Park is getting its first major renovation since the park opened in the early 1990's. KPCW's Leslie Thatcher has more.

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Local News
4:41 pm
Tue October 14, 2014

Bonanza Park Needs Form Based Code Objections

Called academic and utopian by some detractors, the rezoning of the Bonanza Park Redevelopment is under scrutiny by the public, and city officials also seek to discover if the form based code zoning will accomplish what they intended. Lynn Ware Peek has more.

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2014 Election
5:54 pm
Mon October 13, 2014

Wright Steps Up To Challenge Incumbent

Credit www.wrightfor54.com

Glenn Wright is running against a Republican incumbent for State House District 54, which includes Park City, but he says he is talking about issues that are important to the state - like how education gets the short end of the funding stick. Rick Brough has more.

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2014 Elections
5:41 pm
Mon October 13, 2014

KPCW/Park Record Present 2014 Election Forum Monday, October 20

Join KPCW and The Park Record Monday, October 20 for a LIVE Candidate Forum. KPCW will be broadcasting from Newpark Resort, starting at 6:30 PM. County Sheriff, Attorney and Council candidates, as well as State Legislature candidates, will answer questions from the panel and the live audience. 

Scheduled to Participate, in order of appearance:

Utah State House, District 54

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Sundance Film Festival
4:37 pm
Mon October 13, 2014

"The Battle For A Living Planet" Showing At Prospector

An exploration of the environmental movement over the last 50 years is brought to the screen this Thursday at the Prospector Theatre in a Sundance documentary called "A Fierce Green Fire: The Battle for a Living Planet". Lynn Ware Peek has more.

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2014 Elections
6:53 pm
Fri October 10, 2014

Williams Wants To Address East-West Divide

Craig Williams, a Republican candidate for the County Council, says he has a national and international perspective that he can use to address issues locally. Williams is running against incumbent Chris Robinson for Council Seat D. Rick Brough has more.

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Building Plans
6:32 pm
Fri October 10, 2014

District Looking For GC For Professional Services Building

Plans for the proposed professional studies building to increase the Park City School District's physical space are gathering steam, although there's still a lot to be determined about the building. Lynn Ware Peek has more.

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3:48 pm
Fri October 10, 2014

Park City Man Arrested For Rape And Sodomy

Anthony Wayne Meredith booking photo and sketch.
Credit Lane County Jail

A 22-year-old man has been arrested for rape and sodomy charges that allegedly occurred in Eugene, Oregon almost six years ago. Leslie Thatcher has more.

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