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
12:09 pm
Thu August 15, 2013

Coalville Primary For Mayor

Besides Park City, the only other primary election contest in the county yesterday took place in Coalville, where six candidates vied to run for Mayor. 

The candidate with the most voites in that contest led the pack by nearly 100 votes. But the second-place finisher, and three other candidates, were separated from each other by razor-thin margins. Rick Brough has more.

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Local News
12:07 pm
Thu August 15, 2013

Canyons Epic Pass

Canyons season pass holders will save more than $300 on a season's pass this year than last, if they're willing to forgo 11 days of skiing during the busy holiday weeks. KPCW's Leslie Thatcher has more.

Local News
12:06 pm
Thu August 15, 2013

Open Space Update

  The Summit Land Conservancy is $40,000 short to save nearly 90 acres in eastern Summit County. KPCW's Leslie Thatcher reports.

Local News
12:03 pm
Thu August 15, 2013

Lost In Yonkers At The Egyptian Theater

Neil Simon's Pulitzer prize winning play, "Lost in Yonkers" is coming to the Egyptian Theater, opening tomorrow (Thursday) and continuing through Sunday. Lynn Ware Peek has more.

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Local News
12:02 pm
Thu August 15, 2013

Real Estate Market Stats Best In Five Years

The Park City real estate market has been its best quarter of real estate sales in five years. KPCW's Leslie Thatcher has more.

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Local News
12:00 pm
Thu August 15, 2013

Change The World Through Water

What you do with water in your community and your home can "Change the World One Drop at a Time," - and that's the title of a presentation Wednesday at the Swaner Eco Center presented by water quality expert Nancy Mesner. Lynn Ware Peek has more.

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Local News
11:58 am
Thu August 15, 2013

Harlig Pleads Guilty

A Summit County resident, charged with organizing prostitution out of a local condo, has pled guilty to a third-degree felony. Rick Brough has more.

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Local News
11:57 am
Thu August 15, 2013

Mayor Williams Expands On Outside Magazine's Award

As most everyone knows at this point, Park City has been dubbed Outside Magazine's Best Town Ever... that is, for the year. And while Park City Mayor Dana Williams says overall it's good exposure although perhaps it didn't tell the whole story. Lynn Ware Peek has more.

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Local News
11:55 am
Thu August 15, 2013

Tax Increases Back On The Agenda

Summit County's proposed tax increases for the Municipal Fund, and for Service Area #6 are going to a public hearing Wednesday night at the Coalville Courthouse. This comes about a year, after tax hikes for the same two funds were blocked by a citizen petition drive. Rick Brough has more.

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Local News
11:54 am
Thu August 15, 2013

Ure Dairy Farm Closes

After 71 years of operating in the Kamas Valley, the Ure Dairy Farm has closed down and sold their cows. KPCW's Leslie Thatcher reports.

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