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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Primary Election
10:00 am
Fri August 9, 2013

Primary Election: Tim Henney

Twenty-one-year Park City resident Tim Henney is one of six candidates vying for one of two seats on the Park City Council. He says he has the time and energy to serve and thinks he can kick-start a conversation to lead the town's evolution. KPCW's Leslie Thatcher has more.

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Primary Election
9:59 am
Fri August 9, 2013

Primary Election: Alex Butwinski

Alex Butwinski says he should be elected to a second four year term on Park City Council because he has the experience, the involvement with the community, and the ability to help the Council finish the tasks they're working on. Rick Brough has more.

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Primary Election
9:58 am
Fri August 9, 2013

Primary Election: Mary Wintzer

Early voting is underway for the Park City Council race, and the primary election will move four of the six candidates forward to the November elections. One of those vying for one of two council seats is longtime Park City resident and Bonanza Park property owner, Mary Wintzer. Lynn Ware Peek has more.

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Primary Election
9:55 am
Fri August 9, 2013

Park City Council Candidates Want Your Vote

Four of the six candidates running for Park City Council answered questions about how they feel about the issues on the Local News Hour with Leslie Thatcher.  Here are the interviews in their entirety.

Early voting ends Friday, August 9 at 5PM and held at theMarsac East Conference Room of City Hall, 445 Marsac Avenue in Park City.

(The abridged news stories for each of the candidates can be found in the News tab under 2013 Elections.)

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Park City School District
2:48 pm
Thu August 8, 2013

Superintendent Leads Her First Community Forum

Ember Conley

In the first of a series of community educational forums, Park City Schools superintendent, Ember Conley, gave her first public presentation to establish open communication between the school district and the community. Lynn Ware Peek has more.



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Heber & Wasatch County
2:06 pm
Thu August 8, 2013

Attorney General Issues Written Scolding to Heber Power and Light Board

  The Utah Attorney General's office has issued a written scolding to the board of directors of the Heber Light and Power company and recommends that the board improves the way it conducts the public business. KPCW's Leslie Thatcher reports.

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Local News
11:37 am
Thu August 8, 2013

Closing Water Deal Still Ahead

In late June, a signing ceremony brought together water providers from Park City, Summit County, and the private Summit Water firm, to commemorate a historic water compact in the Park City area. 

However, the bolts of reviewing the agreement haven't been finished yet. Projections are that a final closing will take place in late August. Rick Brough has more.

Local News
11:35 am
Thu August 8, 2013

Summit Community Solar Program

There's just one more week for Summit County homeowners to participate in the Summit Community Solar Program - the community bulk buy of solar panels. KPCW's Leslie Thatcher has more.

Local News
11:33 am
Thu August 8, 2013

Peace House Hosts Peaceful Easy Evening

The Peace House hosts a Peaceful, Easy Evening on Tuesday, August 13.  This is a fundraiser for the organization that is dedicated to ending family violence and abuse. Lynn Ware Peek has more.

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Local News
11:30 am
Thu August 8, 2013

Tour Of Utah Begins

While the 6 day internationally sanctioned Tour of Utah will make its way towards Park City for the weekend, it started yesterday in the Southern Utah resort of Brianhead. Lynn Ware Peek has more.

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