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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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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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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