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 to 8 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 - Tom Fisher, 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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More holiday cheer is coming your way with a special Utah Symphony Holiday Concert at the Eccles Center this Sunday. Lynn Ware Peek has more. 

This month's Lunch and Learn at the PC MARC features ways to gain energy and sustain it through your dietary choices. Lynn Ware Peek has more. 

Former Park City High School Principal Hilary Hays has filed a lawsuit against the Park City School District. Lynn Ware Peek has more. 

The US Bobsled and Skeleton teams dominated at the Utah Olympic Park over the weekend, clinching 10 of the 18 medals awarded there. Lynn Ware Peek has more. 

In the continuing series of public meetings on Park City's general plan rewrite, a packed room of residents offered their thoughts on how Park City's future should or shouldn't be shaped. And Park City council and the Mayor are getting more "help" than they may have expected. Lynn Ware Peek has more.

Karen Korfanta was a Junior National Champion ski racer in the 1960s and went on to compete for the University of Utah race team.  She was later named to the US Ski Team and a member of the 1968 US Olympic Ski Team.

According to a recent report from the Snowsports Industries of America (SIA), participation in alpine skiing dropped last winter and overall snowsports participation was down three percent. But as KPCW's Leslie Thatcher reports, those numbers don't tell the whole story.

The new Park City Municipal Transit employee housing will open with a ribbon cutting ceremony tomorrow in celebration of the new facility that will house both year-round and seasonal bus drivers. Lynn Ware Peek has more.

KPCW News Director Leslie Thatcher starts a new series of local stories for this winter.

To celebrate Park City Mountain Resort’s 50th anniversary, KPCW created an audio anthology – filled with local stories. 

We'll be sharing your yarns about yard sales, anecdotes around America’s Open, features about first chairs or first runs and vignettes about virgin ski trails.If it happened at Park City Mountain Resort over the last 50 years, we've heard – and recorded – it. Starting Friday, December 6 during the morning news with Leslie Thatcher.

At least one Park City High School student has made a public protest against the new Park City Police Department safety liaison, saying he profiles students based on the way they look and the clothes they wear. But the school district says the officer may just be trying to raise awareness about some clothing brands and other habits of a drug culture that does exist, even at Park City High. Lynn Ware Peek has more.

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