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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State & Regional
3:15 pm
Mon March 17, 2014

Mormon Church Tells Women's Group Not To Protest

SALT LAKE CITY (AP) - The Mormon church is warning a group of women pushing for gender equality that will not be allowed to protest in Temple Square next month during a biannual conference.

The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints told the members of Ordain Women in a letter sent Monday that if they insist on going forward with their plans, they'll need to protest in a zone set aside for protestors on the street.

The church said activist events detract from the sacred environment of the weekend conference in Salt Lake City.

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LDS Conference
2:40 pm
Mon March 17, 2014

Ordain Women Group Is Warned Not To Protest

The Mormon church has instructed a women's group not to protest during next month where a general conference will be held. Lynn Ware Peek has more.

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Utah Legislature
1:32 pm
Sun March 16, 2014

Parties Are To Hold Neighborhood Caucus Meetings

Utah's political parties will hold neighborhood caucus meetings this week. Lynn Ware Peek has more.

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State & Regional
10:31 am
Sun March 16, 2014

Study Shows Low Rate Of Alcohol Deaths In Utah

SALT LAKE CITY (AP) - A new federal study shows Utah had the lowest rate of alcohol-related deaths over a five-year period among eleven states that participated in the report.

The report was released this week by the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention. It includes data from 2006-2010.

The finding seem to back the argument made by the Mormon church and many state legislators that Utah's strict liquor laws keep residents safe. 

Sports & Rec
6:12 pm
Fri March 14, 2014

Jess Rosing On Paralympics In Sochi

News from the Sochi Paralympics included a full podium sweep at Friday's Snowboard Cross Competition. Lynn Ware Peek has more.

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