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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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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Fees
12:30 pm
Tue July 30, 2013

Mirror Lake Scenic Byway Fee Changes

Originally aired on July 15, 2013.

The U.S. Forest Service is revamping fees that charges motorists $6 to make a stop along the Mirror Lake Scenic Byway. But one Summit County resident thinks the changes don't go far enough. KPCW's Leslie Thatcher has more.

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Local News
12:24 pm
Tue July 30, 2013

Kimball Art Center Expansion Changing

Originally aired on July 12, 2013.

The design for an expanded Kimball Art Center is being reworked to create a smaller building that may mean the classroom space is separated from the exhibit space. KPCW's Leslie Thatcher has this update.

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Local News
12:24 pm
Tue July 30, 2013

Railroad Earth And Bruce Hornsby Heading To Park City

Originally aired on July 12, 2013.

Railroad Earth along with Bruce Hornsby and the Noisemakers will be taking the stage for the Big Stars Bright Nights concert series at Deer Valley on July 15th. Lynn Ware Peek has more.

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Summit County Government
12:24 pm
Tue July 30, 2013

Public's Input On General Plan Small, But Thoughtful

Originally aired on July 12, 2013.

Only a few people showed up for the Summit County Council's first hearing on the General Plan update. But Council Member Kim Carson said their comments were detailed and thoughtful. Rick Brough has more.

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Water Issues
12:24 pm
Tue July 30, 2013

Mountain Regional Water Update

Originally aired on July 12, 2013.

Even with a hot, dry June, the water sources for the 3-thousand households of Mountain Regional Water District are looking good for the rest of the summer. KPCW’s Leslie Thatcher has more.

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Local News
12:22 pm
Tue July 30, 2013

School Board Stands Behind Superintendent As Husband Is Arrested

Originally aired on July 11, 2013.

The Park City school board says it will stand by its selection as the new superintendent, Dr. Ember Conley, as news comes from Arizona that Conley’s husband was arrested.   Lynn Ware Peek has more.

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Local News
12:22 pm
Tue July 30, 2013

Rio Grande Passenger Station To Be Redeveloped

Originally aired on July 11, 2013.

After sitting vacant for years, the site of the former Rio Grande Passenger station on Park Avenue will be redeveloped.  KPCW’s Leslie Thatcher reports.

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