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
6:11 pm
Fri September 6, 2013

The Pressure Is On To Create A Modern Look For Historic Library Building

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

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Local News
5:55 pm
Fri September 6, 2013

Park City Newcomers

The Park City Newcomers Club is hosting its annual membership luncheon this week. KPCW's Leslie Thatcher has more.

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Local News
5:46 pm
Fri September 6, 2013

Two Citizens Awarded For Contribution to Community

  At this weeks Park City Council meeting, Park City Mayor Dana Williams presented the Mayor's Excellence Awards to two citizens for their contributions to the community. Lynn Ware Peek has more. 

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Local News
3:55 pm
Fri September 6, 2013

New Director at Oakley School

  The Oakley School has a new director. Rick Brough has more. 

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Arts & Culture
12:29 pm
Fri September 6, 2013

Second City Movie Comes to Park City

The final film is Sundance's summer series, a free showing Friday is a favorite from last winter's Film Festival, chosen by audience members. Rick Brough has more.

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Local News
6:26 pm
Thu September 5, 2013

County Council Free To Spend From Tax Increase

  The County Council is now free to spend from the tax increases they approved for the county Municipal Fund and Service Area #6. But there's only four months left in the budget year. Council member Chris Robinson talked about that, and other issues, with KPCW Thursday morning. Rick Brough has more. 

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Local News
4:20 pm
Thu September 5, 2013

Costly Transporation Project Upsets Local Businesses

  Summit County is contemplating capital road projects costing up to $152 million in its Transportation Master Plan up to the year 2030. An Important part of paying for that is the Transportation Impact Fee set on new business in the Basin. But some businesses have been disgruntled about paying the fee. Rick Brough has more.

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Local News
3:37 pm
Thu September 5, 2013

Stolen Loin Sculpture Found In High Uintas

  A metal sculpture of a lion was stolen from the Park City Arts Festival last year has been found, dismembered in the High Uintas. Rick Brough has more.

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Local News
2:16 pm
Thu September 5, 2013

September Begins a Rough Month for Summit County Sheriff Department

  Summit County Sheriff's Deputies kicked off September with a variety of incidents-including a scuffle with a drunken suspect that left a Sheriff's officer with some injuries. Rick Brough has more. 

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Local News
2:00 pm
Thu September 5, 2013

Thrivig Lifestyles: Being Part of Your Community

  The Thriving Lifestyles Program was created and now promoted by the Summit County Health Department, has as this month's topic "being part of your community." Lynn Ware Peak has more. 

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