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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Finance
12:16 pm
Tue July 30, 2013

Mountain Money - July 8, 2013

Originally aired on July 8, 2013.

Hosts Larry Warren and Doug Wells have a full line up today, starting with Robert Kutter, author of Debtors Prison: The Policies of Austerity Verses Possibility. Then, Denver Riddle, from the website Color Grading Central. Denver specializes in designing color effects for videos and photos. Finally, in the studio is Cathy Slusher, of C&S Creative, who talks about the Goldman Sacks program.

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Water Issues
12:06 pm
Tue July 30, 2013

Water Is Tricky Business In Park City

Originally aired July 3, 2013.

Park City’s Annual Consumer Confidence Report on Water has shown up in mailboxes of city residents and it tells the story of a complicated water system. Lynn Ware Peek has more.

USSA
11:54 am
Tue July 30, 2013

U.S. Ski And Snowboard Team Hosts Rookie Camp

Originally aired on June 27, 2013.

For three days, the newest recruits of the US Ski and Snowboard Team were brought together last week to bond with their teammates and learn a lot about life outside of being an athlete. KPCW’s Leslie Thatcher has more.

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Local News
11:54 am
Tue July 30, 2013

Talisker Relinquishes Control of Canyons Development

Originally aired on June 27, 2013.

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Local Faces
11:48 am
Tue July 30, 2013

Rabbi Aaronson's Last Park City Shabbat Service

Originally aired on June 24, 2013.

On Friday night, Rabbi Josh Aaronson performed his last Shabbat service for the Temple Har Shalom congregation.  As it has been for the last 11 years, it was an evening of music, prayer and celebration.  KPCW’s Leslie Thatcher reports.

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Local News
11:48 am
Tue July 30, 2013

Utah Skier Days Rises Above 4 Million

Originally aired on June 24, 2013.

With the official close of the winter season, Utah posted its 6th best year ever in terms of skier days for the 2012-13 ski season.  And with the announcement of Vail Resorts taking over the operation of the Canyons, the year-end tally will likely only continue to grow. KPCW’s Leslie Thatcher reports.

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Oakley
11:42 am
Tue July 30, 2013

Oakley Mayor Looks Forward To New Market

Originally aired on June 21, 2013.

Oakley Mayor Blake Frazier has given a nod to a new community event coming to Oakley next week – it’s L’Oakley Grown Community Market.  Lynn Ware Peek has more.

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2013 Elections
11:38 am
Tue July 30, 2013

Alex Butwinski Running For Second Term

Originally aired on June 19, 2013.

After four years, Park City Council member Alex Butwinski has a sense of accomplishment and he likes the people he works with at the Marsac Building.  Given that, he wants to be elected to a second term on the Council.  KPCW’s Rick Brough has more.

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Teacher Contract
10:42 am
Tue July 30, 2013

Park City Teachers To Vote On Contract

Originally aired May 21, 2013.

The Park City Board of Education has set a public meeting for Friday morning to tentatively approve an agreement with its teachers.  KPCW’s Leslie Thatcher reports.

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Spelling Bee
10:42 am
Tue July 30, 2013

Top Spellers Compete In 7th Annual Spelling Bee

Originally aired May 21, 2013.

Nearly 70 students from schools in Summit and Wasatch counties competed in Thursday’s 7th annual Spelling Bee.  KPCW’s Leslie Thatcher – one of the emcee’s of the event – has this report.

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