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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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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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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