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 News
11:34 am
Mon August 19, 2013

Summit County Use Of Bags

The Summit County Council Wednesday made some decisions involving county planning and tax refunds. But on one issue, they just sent a message, according to Council Chair Claudia McMullin. Rick Brough has more.

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Rockport Estate Fire
3:36 pm
Fri August 16, 2013

Still Not Safe For Residents to Return Home in Rockport

Hot spots still smoulder Friday in the Rockport Estates and Rockport Ranches area.
Credit Larry Warren

Leaking propane tanks in the Rockport Ranches and Rockport Estates subdivisions may mean that even though an evacuation order is lifted sometime soon, it could be a while before residents are actually allowed to live in their homes. KPCW's Leslie Thatcher reports.

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Local News
11:41 am
Fri August 16, 2013

Immigration Reform Meeting

A number of community organizations interested in reforming the country's immigration policies are meeting tomorrow (TUESDAY) night in Park Cty. KPCW's Leslie Thatcher has more.

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Rockport Estate Fire
6:07 pm
Thu August 15, 2013

Evacuation Holdout Asks For Escort To Safety

A Bridge Hollow resident who has refused to evacuate since the Rockport fire started Tuesday apparently had had enough and asked for a police escort down the hill today. KPCW's Leslie Thatcher has more.

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Rockport Estate Fire
1:13 pm
Thu August 15, 2013

Some Homes Get Their Own Private Firefighters

Members of the Park City Fire Department (shown) get assistance by private firefighters hired by the Elkhorn Insurance company.
Credit PCFD/Paul Hewitt

An insurance company has hired a private firefighting crew to stand by at the top of the Promontory Ranch Club to protect the high-end homes. KPCW's Leslie Thatcher has more.

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Local News
12:09 pm
Thu August 15, 2013

Coalville Primary For Mayor

Besides Park City, the only other primary election contest in the county yesterday took place in Coalville, where six candidates vied to run for Mayor. 

The candidate with the most voites in that contest led the pack by nearly 100 votes. But the second-place finisher, and three other candidates, were separated from each other by razor-thin margins. Rick Brough has more.

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Local News
12:07 pm
Thu August 15, 2013

Canyons Epic Pass

Canyons season pass holders will save more than $300 on a season's pass this year than last, if they're willing to forgo 11 days of skiing during the busy holiday weeks. KPCW's Leslie Thatcher has more.

Local News
12:06 pm
Thu August 15, 2013

Open Space Update

  The Summit Land Conservancy is $40,000 short to save nearly 90 acres in eastern Summit County. KPCW's Leslie Thatcher reports.

Local News
12:03 pm
Thu August 15, 2013

Lost In Yonkers At The Egyptian Theater

Neil Simon's Pulitzer prize winning play, "Lost in Yonkers" is coming to the Egyptian Theater, opening tomorrow (Thursday) and continuing through Sunday. Lynn Ware Peek has more.

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Local News
12:02 pm
Thu August 15, 2013

Real Estate Market Stats Best In Five Years

The Park City real estate market has been its best quarter of real estate sales in five years. KPCW's Leslie Thatcher has more.

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