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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Community Fundraiser
5:59 pm
Mon September 9, 2013

Hike For Hunger Hits The Trails September 14

The Park City Christian Center is hosting its second annual Hike for Hunger this weekend. Rick Brough has more.

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Kid Activity
5:53 pm
Mon September 9, 2013

YouTheatre Auditions!

Registration has started for the fall semester of the Egyptian's YouTheatre program. Rick Brough has more.

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Local News
5:33 pm
Mon September 9, 2013

Snyderville Planning Commission Talks New Location for Winter Sports School

The major item for Snyderville Planning Commission this week is considering a new, and permanent location for the Park City Winter Sports School. Rick Brough has more. 

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Resort Battle
5:25 pm
Mon September 9, 2013

Judge Rules For Examination of PCMR Emails

The Talisker Land company won a round in Third District Court Friday, in its ongoing legal battle with the Park City Mountain Resort. Judge Ryan Harris ruled that there can be an examination of internal e-mails generated by PCMR officials and attorneys, to determine how a document was backdated. The Mountain Resort had cited that letter to back up its case that the lease of the ski mountain was still valid. Judge Harris said he was making an exception to the attorney-client confidentiality, but said the disclosure of some 22 e-mails is subject to his review. Rick Brough has more. 

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Library Renovation
5:11 pm
Mon September 9, 2013

Park City Library Building May Get Modern Twist

When architects try to create a 21st century library out of an historic building, they have some considerable challenges.  As the Park City Council heard at a recent meeting, juxtaposing historic design with modern design is how the Carl Winters Library building could transform in it s upcoming renovation.  Lynn Ware Peek has more. 

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Local News
4:50 am
Mon September 9, 2013

Sundance Film Festival Negotiations Continue

  The Sundance Film Festival and Park City Municipal are one step closer to a long term deal, with each party agreeing to the most significant aspect of the contract - moving the Film Festival off of the Martin Luther King weekend. Lynn Ware Peek has more. 

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Education
4:39 am
Mon September 9, 2013

Park City Education Association Kicks-Off New Political Action Committee

The Park City Education Association kicked off its new political action committee last week with the theme, "Educators Taking the Lead." Lynn Ware Peek has more. 

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Local News
7:00 pm
Fri September 6, 2013

Park City Film Series Fall Line-Up

  The Park City Film Series kicks off again with it's Fall line-up of films coming to the Jim Santy auditorium of the Park City Library Building. Lynn Ware Peek has more.  

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Local News
6:52 pm
Fri September 6, 2013

Cougar Sighting Frightens Pet Owners

  Whenever there's a cougar sighting in the Park City area, that means residents need to watch out for their pets. Charley Sturgis from the Mountain trails Foundation said he's been told of a sighting. Rick Brough has more. 

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Local News
6:18 pm
Fri September 6, 2013

Injured Red Tailed Hawk Rescued By Park City Police

  A red tailed hawk was injured on Main Street last week, after being hit by a passing motorist, and was rescued by Park City Police. Rick Brough has more. 

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