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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School Population
4:50 pm
Wed September 18, 2013

Enrollment Up From Last School Year

Now that the final numbers of students in seats have been tallied, enrollment at Park City schools is just up slightly over last year. Lynn Ware Peek has more.

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Contract Negotiations
4:46 pm
Wed September 18, 2013

Film Festival Issues On The Table

Park City's renewed contract with the Sundance Film festival is taking on a number of different issues, according to Festival co-manager Sarah Pearce. Rick Brough has more.

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Local News
4:40 pm
Wed September 18, 2013

Tanger Outlet Campaign

For the 20th year, Park City's Tanger Outlet Mall, and other Tanger centers throughout the country, are holding a "Pink Style Campaign" to fight Breast Cancer. Rick Brough has more.

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Local News
4:33 pm
Wed September 18, 2013

A-Frame Preservation

Park City Municipal staff considered the preservation of early ski era A-Frames in Old Town. The council in its Thursday meeting said it was hesitant to commit to a moratorium against demolition. Lynn Ware Peek has more.

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Local News
4:30 pm
Wed September 18, 2013

City Tour Cancelled

  Park City's City Tour to Boulder, Colorado has been cancelled, due to the catastrophic flooding emergency in the Boulder area. Rick Brough has more.

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Local News
4:11 pm
Wed September 18, 2013

Meyer In Boulder

Colorado mountain towns like Boulder and Estes Park are still struggling to cope with devastating floods. A Park City resident who just recently moved to Boulder told KPCW Monday it will be a long time before the town gets it together. Rick Brough has more.

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Local News
4:07 pm
Wed September 18, 2013

Ember Conley

Parents in the Park City School District are encouraged to attend this evening's community forum presented by Superintendent Dr. Ember Conley. Lynn Ware Peek has more.

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Local News
4:03 pm
Wed September 18, 2013

Lt. Governor Greg Bell Steps Down

Utah's lieutenant governor Greg Bell is stepping down from the office saying it's time for him to take care of his family's long term financial needs. KPCW's Leslie Thatcher has more.

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Construction
3:59 pm
Wed September 18, 2013

Claimjumper Remodel Wearies Surrounding Residents

If the renovation of the old Claimjumper building on Main Street seems like it's taking a significant amount of time to complete, that's because it is. Neighbors on the back side of the building, on Park Avenue, are growing weary of the impacts to their neighborhood. Lynn Ware Peek has more.

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Local News
3:45 pm
Wed September 18, 2013

Renewable Options

The Park City Sustainability team presented the City's renewable energy update to City Council at its meeting last week. Although the city has a commitment to reducing carbon footprint, not all renewable energy options offer similar solutions, especially when it comes to paying for them. Lynn Ware Peek has more.

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