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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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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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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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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Canyons Golf Course
1:34 am
Tue July 30, 2013

Mike Goar On Canyons Golf Course

Originally aired on April 30, 2013.

Canyons Resort will commit to finishing its 18-hole golf course next year.    But the resort’s GM Mike Goar says they can’t finish in 2013, whether they’re looking at the existing plan, or a proposal to expand the course.   Rick Brough has more.

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Local News
1:22 am
Tue July 30, 2013

Park City Runner Wins Ultra Marathon In Morocco

Originally aired on April 26, 2013.

The 4th time must have been the charm for ultra-runner and Park city resident Meghan Hicks who recently  won the female category of the Marathon of the Sands.  KPCW’s Leslie Thatcher has the story.

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Local Faces
10:53 pm
Mon July 29, 2013

Fast PC Runner Out Of Harm's Way At Boston Marathon

Originally aired April 25, 2013.

A half-dozen Park City residents ran the 2013 Boston Marathon.  One of them was Joe Cronley who tells KPCW he was well out of harm’s way given that he was one of the first groups to cross the finish line.  KPCW’s Leslie Thatcher has his story.

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Teacher Contract
10:12 pm
Mon July 29, 2013

Benefit Packages a Missing Link to Teacher Negotiations

Originally aired April 18, 2013.

One of the missing links to finalizing Park City  teachers’ contract is the benefit package, which is still being negotiated and until that’s finalized, teachers continue to work under last year’s contract.  Lynn Ware Peek has more.

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Local Resorts
10:00 pm
Mon July 29, 2013

Three Local Resorts Close for Winter

Originally aired April 15, 2013.

Park City’s three local resorts – Deer Valley, Park City Mountain Resort and Canyons closed for the season on Sunday – just in time for a spring snowstorm.  KPCW’s Leslie Thatcher has more.

Local News
9:50 pm
Mon July 29, 2013

Police Identify Victims Of Oakley Murder/Suicide

Originally aired on April 15, 2013.

The Summit County Sheriff’s office has released the names of the Oakley couple involved in the murder/suicide Sunday.  The two deceased individuals are identified as 40 year old female Toni Lyn Cavagnaro and 45 year old male Sean Thomas Kenealey of Oakley.

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