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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Park City School District
4:10 pm
Thu June 19, 2014

Hickey Discusses Park City School District's Budget

With little distraction, the Park City School Board approved a tentative budget Tuesday that calls for $3,000,000 tax increase, but the school board president says taxpayers will still be paying less for education than they were a few years ago. KPCW's Leslie Thatcher has more.

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Local News
1:40 pm
Thu June 19, 2014

Forsling Earns The NACO Award

Summit County's Treasurer has received an award from the National Association of Counties - NACO. Rick Brough has more.

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Summit County Council
1:23 pm
Thu June 19, 2014

Watch Out Dogs: Here Come the Leashes and Licenses

  The Summit County Council is looking at upgrading its Animal Control ordinance, to take additional steps to make sure that dogs are properly licensed, on leash and are well behaved.
Council members talked Wednesday about more enforcement and more education on the leash laws. But they also discussed about possibly adding more areas, including trails, where dogs can be off leash. Rick Brough has more.

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Wasatch Mountains
1:23 pm
Thu June 19, 2014

Fisher Talks About Organization 'Save Our Canyons'

Love the Wasatch Mountains? Then help the group Save Our Canyons determine just what you love them for, what you do when you head into the mountains, how often and when. Lynn Ware Peek has more.

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Local News
1:18 pm
Thu June 19, 2014

Utah Brothers Arrested At Chicago International Airport

Two Utah brothers were arrested at Chicago O'Hare International Airport Sunday - one of them from Heber City. KPCW's Leslie Thatcher has more.

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Local News
1:14 pm
Thu June 19, 2014

Boy Scout And Leader Located In Their Car In Uintas

A sick boy scout and his scout leader spent the night in their car after getting lost Wednesday night, but were found early this morning. KPCW's Leslie Thatcher reports.

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Park City School Board Elections
1:13 pm
Thu June 19, 2014

Payne Plans To Square Off The Candidates At Tuesday's Elections

Doug Payne is one of four candidates for the District 5 seat on the Park City School Board. He'll square off against the others at Tuesday's primary elections. Lynn Ware Peek has more.

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Summit County Council
1:06 pm
Thu June 19, 2014

County Council And Snyderville District Plan To Work Together On Space Bonds

The Summit County Council and the Snyderville Recreation District are scheduling meetings this summer that could pace the way for a new bond proposal on this fall's ballot - asking $25,000,000 for open space and recreation projects. Rick Brough has more.

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Summit County Council
12:59 pm
Thu June 19, 2014

Jasper Announces His Retirement At The End Of The Year

Summit County Manager Bob Jasper announced Wednesday that he will retire by the end of 2014. Jasper blazed the trail as the county's first executive, in the new Council-Manager form of government. He's retiring after 4 1/2 years at Summit County and 38 years total in public service. Rick Brough has more.

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AP NEWS
4:23 pm
Wed June 18, 2014

Judge Issues Split Ruling On Utah Immigration Law

SALT LAKE CITY (AP) - A federal judge has issued a split ruling on Utah's controversial immigration law, upholding one key measure but striking down several others.

U.S. District Court Judge Clark Waddoups' ruling Wednesday upheld a key provision requiring authorities to check the immigration status of people arrested for felonies or Class A misdemeanors, such as theft. But he set limits on how it can be implemented.

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