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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11:53 am
Thu August 15, 2013

Baby Death At Silver Mountain Sports Club

On Thursday afternoon, emergency personnel responded to call from the Silver Mountain Sports Club and Spa and Kimball Junction when a 4 month old boy was found unresponsive in a crib and the sports club's daycare facility. Lynn Ware Peek has more.

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11:51 am
Thu August 15, 2013

New Tennis & Pickleball Courts

The Park City council at its Thursday meeting approved the $650,000 contract to begin construction on new tennis, youth tennis and pickleball courts at the Park City MARC. Lynn Ware Peek has more.

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11:50 am
Thu August 15, 2013

U-Haul Car Share Program

The U-Haul Car Share Program that the city instituted nearly a year ago is slow to catch on.  Yet the City remains hopeful, saying it's user-friendly and a great alternative for someone who either doesn't own a car, or who owns a small car and needs to haul something in a big truck. Lynn Ware Peek has more.

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11:48 am
Thu August 15, 2013

Counties & Cities Meet Together For Planning

A joint meeting between all the government officials and planning staffs from Park City, Heber City, Summit and Wasatch Counties was held earlier this week and was the first in what will likely be many over the coming months. KPCW's Leslie Thatcher has more.

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Local News
11:47 am
Thu August 15, 2013

St. Mary's of the Assumption Celebrates Anniversary

In celebration of the 132nd year anniversary of St. Mary's of the Assumption Catholic Church, a procession was held on Sunday, from St. Mary's in Old Town to the newer church at White Pine Canyon Road. Lynn Ware Peek has more.

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Local News
11:44 am
Thu August 15, 2013

Aaron Alford Death

Park City High assistant football coach and newly hired Park City School district athletic director, Aaron Alford died after collapsing at the school district offices this morning (Monday morning). Lynn Ware Peek has more.

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Local News
11:43 am
Thu August 15, 2013

Early Voting

Early voting in Park City concluded Friday afternoon. KPCW's Leslie Thatcher has more.

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Local News
11:04 am
Thu August 15, 2013

Affordable Housing For Middle Class

A group tasked with creating housing solutions for Park City's middle class will present their recommendations at a Park City Council study session this afternoon at 3:20pm. Lynn Ware Peek has more.

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Local News
11:02 am
Thu August 15, 2013

Affordable Housing On City Council Agenda

Affordable housing, senior services, and recreation priorities are all issues being addressed at this week's Park City Council meeting. Lynn Ware Peek has more.

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10:58 am
Thu August 15, 2013

Net Negative Carbon Community

A grant has been provided to the Park City Community Foundation with the aim of turning Park City into a "net-negative carbon community." Rick Brough has more.

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