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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Local News
5:22 pm
Thu September 19, 2013

Man Arrested in Promontory After Running Through Fire Barricade

A Promontory resident, arrested in August for running through a fire barricade to get to his home, pled guilty to a Class A Misdemeanor in Third District Court Monday. His sentence included 12 months of probation. Rick Brough has more. 

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Local News
5:11 pm
Thu September 19, 2013

Vail Resorts Eco Day Makes Its Debut in Utah

  Canyons Resort will partner with the East Canyon Watershed Committee as the 4th annual Vail Resorts Eco Day makes its debut in Utah this Saturday. Lynn Ware Peek has more.

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Education
6:07 pm
Wed September 18, 2013

AP And ACT School Board Meeting

  The Park City School Board Tuesday evening heard a presentation on Advanced Placement and ACT scores at Park City High School, leaving them questioning what's going on in Advanced Placement. Lynn Ware Peek has more. 

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Local News
6:03 pm
Wed September 18, 2013

PCMR Wins Right to Amend Lawsuit Against Talisker

Park City Mountain Resort won an important round in Third District court Wednesday. Judge Ryan Harris ruled that PCMR can amend its lawsuit against its landlord, Talisker. While PCMR still maintains that its leases for the bulk of its ski terrain are valid, Judge Harris said PCMR can also press the claim that its rights under the lease have been violated, because Talisker allegedly transferred or sold the 3700 acres of ski mountain to another company, possibly one tied to Vail Resorts. Rick Brough has more.

  

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Local News
5:51 pm
Wed September 18, 2013

Tourism Means Big Bucks

Tourism is big business in Utah and Summit County makes a big contribution to that. KPCW's Leslie Thatcher has more.

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Local News
5:49 pm
Wed September 18, 2013

Kraig Powell Talks Educational Issues

Next month, the Utah Education Interim committee will consider a bill that would raise $400,000,000 to provide ongoing funding for Utah schools by eliminating a tax exemption that favors large families. KPCW's Leslie Thatcher has more.

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Local News
5:44 pm
Wed September 18, 2013

Park City Community Foundation

The Park City Community Foundation is proud and happy, now that's received accreditation with the National Standards for the U.S. Community Foundation. Rick Brough has more.

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Local News
5:41 pm
Wed September 18, 2013

Kraig Powell On Bob Inglis

With efforts to do something about Utah's dirty air falling on deaf ears, state representative Kraig Powell hopes bringing in a conservative republican to tell how it can be done in a way other republicans can relate to will change Utah policy. KPCW's Leslie Thatcher reports.

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State & Regional
5:38 pm
Wed September 18, 2013

Portion Of WTC Wall To Go On Display In Utah

SALT LAKE CITY (AP) - A portion of the World Trade Center wall will go on display in Salt Lake City on Friday before leaving for a 17-day statewide tour. Rick Brough has more.

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Plannin Commission
5:35 pm
Wed September 18, 2013

Can One Project Change An Entire Area?

One of the Park City Planning Commission's present and ongoing challenges is to examine the community's goals of historic character, small town, sense of community, and natural setting, alongside development pressures. Lynn Ware Peek has more.

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