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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New Leadership
2:34 pm
Tue September 3, 2013

Bill Marlot Opens Up On Tiger Shaw Selection

Olympic skier and US National Champion Tiger Shaw is moving to Park City to work alongside US Ski and Snowboard Association CEO Bill Marlot as he makes a transition to retirement. KPCW's Leslie Thatcher has more. 

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Breaking
7:19 am
Thu August 29, 2013

Talisker Issues Eviction Notice

The lease dispute between Talisker and Park City Mountain Resort has taken a significant turn as Talisker Land Holdings yesterday issued an eviction notice to Park City Mountain.  Lynn Ware Peek has more.

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Local News
11:21 am
Mon August 26, 2013

Hurricane For Hope Benefit

The joint collaboration between the Speedy Foundation and the Utah Olympic Legacy Foundation presents the Hurricane for Hope Benefit Saturday - with a Flying Ace All star big air show, live music, food and an auction, all in the name of supporting youth sports programs and mental health awareness. Lynn Ware Peek has more.

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Local News
11:19 am
Mon August 26, 2013

Local Schools Graded On Overall Performance

On September 3rd, school grades will already be handed out. That is, the grades that each school in the districts receives for its overall performance. Lynn Ware Peek has more.

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Affordable Housing
11:18 am
Mon August 26, 2013

Green Park Co-Housing Plans Stall

As the Green Park co-housing project stalls with project plans coming up against City ordinances, the group is hoping those land management codes can morph to allow for a project that the city, itself, says it's committed to. Lynn Ware Peek has more.

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Local News
11:16 am
Mon August 26, 2013

Park City Community Foundation Gifts

Park City Community Foundation earlier this month handed out $105,000 to community organizations. Lynn Ware Peek has more.

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Local News
11:15 am
Mon August 26, 2013

Future Biz Leaders Of America at PCHS

Park City students are coming up against the reality that school starts next week. Many high school students are not only thinking about school, but college applications, resumes, and even job interviews. There's one high school club that will sharpen your skills as you move into the real world. Lynn Ware Peek has more.

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Local News
11:13 am
Mon August 26, 2013

Vandalism & Counterfeiting in Park City

Summit County police reported that over the past weekend, they responded to incidents that included vandalizing an historic artifact, and counterfeiting. Rick Brough has more.

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Local News
11:07 am
Mon August 26, 2013

Baby Moose Rescued

A baby moose that fell into a window well at a Jeremy Ranch residence was rescued Sunday by officers from the Division of Wildlife Resources. Rick Brough has more.

Remembered
6:03 pm
Fri August 23, 2013

David Chaplin Passes

Credit Ethel Preston

David Chaplin, who was prominent in Park City for decades as an artist, an educator and a citizen, died Friday morning at age 76.

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