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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Wasatch County
4:00 pm
Tue July 30, 2013

Wasatch County Having Booming Time In Growth

  Originally aired on July 26, 2013.

Once again, Wasatch County has been ranked as the fastest growing county in the state of Utah and 21st in the country. KPCW's Leslie Thatcher has more.

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Tragedy
2:30 pm
Tue July 30, 2013

Olympic Park Fatalities

Originally aired on July 24, 2013.

Medical personnel responded at the Utah Olympic park Friday afternoon when a visitor suffered an apparent cardiac arrest. The 30 year old man died after being air-lifted to Salt Lake. Rick Brough has more.

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State & Regional
2:00 pm
Tue July 30, 2013

Repeal Of Compulsory Education Law Debated

Originally aired on July 23, 2013.

SALT LAKE CITY (AP) - Utah education officers say a Republican state senator's idea to scrap the state's compulsory education law would put already-vulnerable students further at risk. KPCW's Leslie Thatcher has more.

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Summit County Government
2:00 pm
Tue July 30, 2013

County Council Talk Fees For Services

Originally aired on July 23, 2013.

The Summit County Council Wednesday looked at their fees for planning, building and engineering projects-and discussed how to make them economical and efficient. Rick Brough has more.

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Summit County
2:00 pm
Tue July 30, 2013

Lost Hikers Found Over Weekend

  Originally aired on July 23, 2013.

Search and Rescue personnel from Summit and Duchesne Counties were busy over the weekend with a rash of missing-hiker cases-primarily two Boy Scouts who went missing Friday and spent the night in the High Uintas. Rick Brough has more.

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Non-profit News
2:00 pm
Tue July 30, 2013

Giving Fund Makes Progress to $1 Million Goal

Originally aired on July 23, 2013.

A program called the Women's Giving Fund, organized by the Park City Community Foundation, aims to raise a million dollars in a year. And it's made for significant progress since launching in late March. Rick Brough has more.

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Snyderville Planning
2:00 pm
Tue July 30, 2013

Pre-approved Developments Keeps Planners Talking

  Originally aired on July 23, 2013.

The Snyderville Planning Commission has a fairly light agenda Tuesday night. The major items deal with past approved developments. Rick Brough has more.

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Wasatch Back
2:00 pm
Tue July 30, 2013

Mike Davis On Regional Planning

Originally aired on July 23, 2013.

A regional planning effort between Summit and Wasatch counties has begun. KPCW's Leslie Thatcher has this report.

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Utah Legislature
2:00 pm
Tue July 30, 2013

Powell Comments On Swallow

  Originally aired on July 23, 2013.

Park City's representative to the Utah House, Kraig Powell, says it's very disappointing that the legislature had to convene last week to consider corruption allegations against John Swallow, the state's top law enforcement official. Rick Brough has more.

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Utah Law
2:00 pm
Tue July 30, 2013

Activists Target Utah's 'Agricultural-Gag' Law

  Originally aired on July 23, 2013.

SALT LAKE CITY (AP) – Animal-welfare activists say they will fight a Utah law that prohibits undercover filming at agricultural operations. Rick Brough has more.

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