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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PCMR VS Vail
2:11 pm
Thu June 26, 2014

Council Talks About PCMR's Dispute On Talisker Resorts

Members of the Summit County Council agree with their counterparts on Park City Council, who sent off a letter urging the Park City Mountain Resort and Talisker to settle their legal battles. The County Council talked about sending off a similar letter. Rick Brough has more.

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Park City Council
1:52 pm
Thu June 26, 2014

Park City Council Has Special Events Discussion

With a record number of special events in town last year, and 2014 slated to be even bigger, the Park City Council today will be discussing how to handle the crowds and the cars. KPCW's Leslie Thatcher has more.

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Summit County Council
1:47 pm
Thu June 26, 2014

Pipeline Ordinance Has Some Regulations That Need To Be Discussed

Aiming to get ahead of the Tesoro oil pipeline planned to run through eastern Summit County, the County Council Wednesday passed a series of ordinances - primarily some temporary regulations that will give the Council six months to study the issue. Rick Brough has more.

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Local News
1:00 pm
Thu June 26, 2014

Undiagnosed Film Misses Fundraising Goal

Local filmmakers who hoped to raise $150,000 to get their film edited in time for Sundance fell short of that goal and will return the nearly $25,000 they did raise. KPCW's Leslie Thatcher reports.

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Resort Battle
5:19 pm
Wed June 25, 2014

City Offers A Hand In Resolving Resort Legal Dispute

While Park City leaders have gone on record saying they don't have a dog in the fight between Park City Mountain Resort and Vail Resorts and Talisker, the reality is they do - and sent a letter to both parties last week offering to help them settle their legal disagreements for the good of the entire community. Leslie Thatcher reports.

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Local News
3:00 pm
Wed June 25, 2014

Park City Council Might Ban Fireworks Again This Year

The Park City council today will be considering a ban on fireworks for the July holidays. KPCW's Leslie Thatcher reports.

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Snyderville Planning Commission
2:40 pm
Wed June 25, 2014

DeFord Talks About Expansion In Tanger Outlets

With a pretty short agenda Tuesday night, the Snyderville Planning Commission looked at changes on some older developments - including an addition to the Tanger Outlet Mall. Rick Brough has more.

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Park City Film Studio
2:30 pm
Wed June 25, 2014

Volcanic Ash Found At Future Park City Film Studios Ground

A soils discovery on the site of the Park City Film Studios has changed up the construction plan there a bit. KPCW's Leslie Thatcher has more.

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LGBT
2:23 pm
Wed June 25, 2014

10th Circuit Overthrows Utah's Gay Marriage Ban

A federal appeals court - for the first time - says a state cannot prevent people from getting married. KPCW's Leslie Thatcher has more.

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Local News
2:20 pm
Wed June 25, 2014

Foster Talks About The Resort's Response To Mediation

Short of a resolution to the two year battle between Park City Mountain Resort and Vail Resorts and Talisker over the 3,000 acres of ski terrain now under lease to Vail, Park City leaders say a court mandated mediation was the best thing that could happen. KPCW's Leslie Thatcher has more.

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