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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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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Leadership Park City
10:14 am
Thu August 22, 2013

20th Leadership Program Application Deadline Looms

The Park City Leadership program is soliciting applications for its 20th year. The deadline to put in a submission is this Friday, August 23rd. Rick Brough has more.

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Summer Festivals
9:47 am
Thu August 22, 2013

Park Silly And Main Street Work On Future Of Market

The Historic Park City Association says it supports the current configuration of the Park Silly Sunday market but would like to see the hours cut in future years. The Association is now asking Main Street businesses to weigh in on the issue. KPCW's Leslie Thatcher has more.

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Local Faces
9:13 am
Thu August 22, 2013

Rotary Awards Honors Two Residents Focused On Education

Rotarian Bob Richer, left, poses with Professional Citizen of the Year: Sister Mary Anne Pajakoski and Volunteer Citizen of the Year: Park City School Board Chair Mo Hickey.
Credit Tom Kelley

Park City Rotary Club honored Park City School Board chairman Mo Hickey, and Sister Mary Anne Pajakoski, from Holy Cross Ministries, as their Citizens of the Year. Rick Brough has more.

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Local News
11:32 am
Wed August 21, 2013

Park City Library Hires New Director

The Park City Library board has hired Adriane Herrick Juarez as the town's new librarian. KPCW's Leslie Thatcher has more.

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