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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Local Food
4:00 pm
Tue July 30, 2013

Master Gardner Dee Downing Proposed Food Forests

Originally aired on July 26, 2013.

With more than 90% of our food coming from out of state, one Park City resident - with the help of a master gardener - hopes to change that. 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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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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Liquor Laws
2:00 pm
Tue July 30, 2013

Debate Over Pending Alcohol Board Restaurant Rule

  Originally aired on July 23, 2013.

SALT LAKE CITY (AP) – The Utah Legislature tried earlier this year to clarify one of the state’s restrictive liquor laws – that restaurants cannot serve alcohol unless a patron is ordering food. Rick Brough has more.

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Court News
2:00 pm
Tue July 30, 2013

Court Sides With Family Of Utah Boy Killed By Bear

Originally aired on July 23, 2013.

SALT LAKE CITY (AP) - The Utah Supreme Court has sided with a family that sued the state after a bear killed their 11-year-old son at a campground in 2007. Rick Brough has more.

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Business
2:00 pm
Tue July 30, 2013

Chamber's Annual Meeting Honors Wilking

Originally aired on July 23, 2013.

A large audience gathered for the Park City Chamber/Bureau's annual meeting, as long-time Parkite Jan Wilking was honored with the Myles Rademan Spirit of Hospitality Award. 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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