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
1:58 pm
Tue June 24, 2014

Primary Election Day Is Today

It's primary election day in Utah. KPCW's Leslie Thatcher has this update.

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Rainbow Gathering
1:55 pm
Tue June 24, 2014

Woman Arrested For Stabbing At Rainbow Gathering

Leilani "Hitler" Novak
Credit Wasatch County Jail

The woman wanted for a stabbing attack at the Rainbow Gathering east of Heber was located Monday at the camp and arrested by Wasatch County Sheriff deputies and officers from the U.S. Forest Service. Rick Brough has more.

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Park City Planning Commission
12:25 pm
Tue June 24, 2014

Ongoing Treasure Project Is Coming Along Slowly

The Park City planning staff is digging back in its records and consolidating all the information before bringing the Treasure Project back to the planning commission. Lynn Ware Peek has more.

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Drug Problems
7:39 pm
Mon June 23, 2014

'Spice' Precursors Discovered In Holiday Village Apartments

A resident of the Holiday Village Apartments was arrested late last week on felony drug charges. Lynn Ware Peek has more.

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LDS Church
5:30 pm
Mon June 23, 2014

Mormon Church Excommunicates Women's Group Founder

SALT LAKE CITY (AP) - The Mormon church has excommunicated the Prominent founder of a Mormon women's group. Rick Brough has more.

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Vail Resorts
4:18 pm
Mon June 23, 2014

Vail Resorts Gets Its Earnings

In a report issue today, Vail Resorts stock had its "buy" rating bumped to $92 a share up from the previous of $80. KPCW's Leslie Thatcher has more.

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Insurance Fraud
4:07 pm
Mon June 23, 2014

Past Fraud Charges Currently Pending

The state of Utah has charges pending against 14 defendants who allegedly operated an insurance fraud ring in Summit County over three years, using staged or fictitious auto accidents. Rick Brough has more.

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Sundance Film Festival
4:01 pm
Mon June 23, 2014

California Executive Convicted For Assault During Sundance

After a one day trial in Summit County's Justice Court last week, the executive of a California tech firm was convicted on a Misdemeanor Assault Charge, for attacking a former reality show star in an incident during this year's Sundance Film Festival. Rick Brough has more.

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Snyderville Planning Commission
2:42 pm
Mon June 23, 2014

Snyderville's Agenda Includes Expansion Of Tanger Outlets

The Snyderville Planning Commission has a fairly short agenda  on Tuesday. Primarily, they're looking at a final Development Agreement approval for the expansion of the Tanger Outlet Mall. Rick Brough has more.

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7:36 pm
Sun June 22, 2014

Utah: Probe Of Media Deal Doesn't Imply Wrongdoing

SALT LAKE CITY (AP) - The Utah attorney general's office says its investigation into changes to the joint operating agreement between The Salt Lake Tribune and the Deseret News doesn't mean any wrongdoing has occured.

The office said in a statement Saturday that the inquiry can shed light on improprieties or validate proper conduct. It says the state has an "independent interest" in investigating and enforcing antitrust laws outside a review by the U.S. Justice Department.

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