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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Non-profit News
5:11 pm
Wed September 11, 2013

Financial Support Given to Famlies of Fallen Law Enforcement Officers

The Utah 10-33 Foundation provides immediate financial support to the families of fallen Utah Law Enforcement officers. Lynn Ware Peek has more. 

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Local News
10:50 am
Wed September 11, 2013

Fake McDonald's Robbery

Heber City Police say they have arrested four people after the reported robbery of a McDonald's restaurant this weekend turned out to be staged by one of the managers and three confederates. Rick Brough has more.

PC CAPS
6:19 am
Wed September 11, 2013

PC CAPS Engineering Students See The Real World

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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Teachers Union
6:12 am
Wed September 11, 2013

Park City Education Association Kicks-off 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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Historical Buildings
5:00 am
Wed September 11, 2013

Council May Issue Command To Save A-Frame Homes

The Park City Council at it's meeting Thursday will consider issuing a moratorium on the demolition of the quintessential ski resort styled home - the A-Frame. KPCW's Leslie Thatcher reports. 

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Local News
5:22 pm
Tue September 10, 2013

Self-Help Expert Brings Her Teachings to Park City

  Louise Hays is internationally known as one of the founders of the self-help movement and now a workshop that teaches her philosophy is coming to Park  City.  Lynn Ware Peek has more. 

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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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