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
5:53 pm
Tue September 17, 2013

Heber Cross Walk

The Heber City Police say they are conducting special cross walk enforcement at an intersection on Thursday. Rick Brough has more.

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Local News
5:49 pm
Tue September 17, 2013

Henefer Crash

A single-vehicle motorcycle crash near Henefer on Tuesday resulted in the death of a South Jordan man. Rick Brough has more.

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Local News
5:45 pm
Tue September 17, 2013

Charlie Matthews - PC CAPS

  The PC CAPS program, or Center for Advanced Professional studies, at Park City High School aims to get students out into the real world to expose them to areas that may spark their interest. And in the several weeks since school started, the new program has one group immersed in local businesses that practice different types of engineering. Lynn Ware Peek has more.

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Local News
5:38 pm
Tue September 17, 2013

Solar Panels On The MARC

The Park City council will discuss whether solar panels should be installed on the PC MARC in order to cut down some of the building's carbon output after discovering that the newly remodeled is using more energy than ever before. KPCW's Leslie Thatcher has more.

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Wasatch School District
5:32 pm
Tue September 17, 2013

Shoemaker Recognized As Superintendent Of The Year

Wasatch Superintendent, Terry Shoemaker, was lauded as Utah superintendent of the year. Lynn Ware Peek has more.

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City Tour
5:08 pm
Tue September 17, 2013

New City Tour For Leadership And City Staff

Although the Colorado floods nixed Park City's planned Road Tour to Boulder, tour organizer Myles Rademan has been able to put together a substitute road trip this week to Sun Valley, Idaho.

On Wednesday morning, the City Tour bus will be taking off, albeit with a smaller group than was scheduled for the jaunt to Boulder. Rick Brough has more.

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Education
11:31 am
Tue September 17, 2013

Tax Shift Proposal Would Aid Education In Utah

Next month, the Utah Education Interim Committee will consider a bill that would raise 400 million dollars and 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
6:43 pm
Fri September 13, 2013

Sarah Pearce On Moving the Sundance Film Festival Off MLK Holiday

  While Park City and the Sundance Institute have reached an agreement to extend their festival contract through 2026, a major part of that deal is the resolution of an issue that's been lingering for several years. That's the agreement for Sundance to move off the Martin Luther King holiday when there's a conflict on the calendar. Rick Brough has more. 

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Local News
6:40 pm
Fri September 13, 2013

City Road Trip May be Canceled

  The 85 participants of this year's City Road Trip to Boulder Colorado have been put on notice that the trip could be canceled or they may be mobilized for their volunteer service. KPCW's Leslie Thatcher reports. 

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Friday Film Review
6:18 pm
Fri September 13, 2013

Friday Film Review: Austenland

One of the creators of "Napoleon Dynamite" has directed a new film. But 'Austenland' isn't as fun as its premise would suggest. Rick Brough has the Friday Film Review.

The Friday Film Review is sponsored by the Utah Film Center.

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