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 Government
8:12 pm
Mon April 1, 2013

Park City Council Names Diane Foster To City Manager Position

At last week’s Park City Council meeting, Diane Foster was appointed by Mayor Dana Williams and approved by council as Park City’s new city manager.  Lynn Ware Peek has more. 

Summit County
8:04 pm
Fri March 29, 2013

Sheriff Dave Edmunds Overlooked For Dept. Of Corrections Director

Although Summit County sheriff Dave Edmunds was one of three finalists for the State of Utah Department of Corrections director, Governor Gary Herbert has chosen someone else. KPCW’s Leslie Thatcher reports.



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Local Faces
8:00 pm
Tue March 26, 2013

Parkite Hears Supreme Court Argument

In a landmark case, The United States Supreme Court Tuesday heard oral arguments about whether California's Prop 8 should be overturned.  For one Park City resident - it was an opportunity not to be missed.  KPCW's Leslie Thatcher reports.

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Non-profit News
7:38 pm
Wed March 20, 2013

'Girl Rising' Screening Comes To Park City

A documentary film that tells the stories of nine unforgettable girls who dream about getting an education will be screened March 20th at the Eccles Center. Leslie Thatcher has more.

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Book Review
6:59 pm
Tue March 12, 2013

March Book Review: The Round House

The Round House, by Louise Erdrich shows the harsh realities of contemporary life in a community where Native Americans and Caucasians live uneasily together.  Terri Skurky has this month’s KPCW Book Review.

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Summit County
5:11 pm
Wed January 30, 2013

Sheriff Dave Edmunds On Gun Letter

In a recent letter to President Barack Obama, 28 of 29 Utah county sheriffs expressed their sorrow for the recent mass shootings but said they will not enforce what they refer to as “unconstitutional” guns law reform that President Obama has called for. KPCW’s Leslie Thatcher reports.

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2013 Sundance Film Festival
1:25 pm
Tue January 22, 2013

Sundance Film Review: Charlie Victor Romeo

A unique stage production brought to film entitled “Charlie Victor Romeo,” is one of the movies in Sundance’s “New Frontier” section. Rick Brough has more.

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Business
1:24 pm
Mon January 21, 2013

Wade Martin Tapped As President Of Powdr Enterprises

Action sports veteran and the founder of the Dew Tour, Wade Martin, has been tapped as the new president of Powdr Enterprises, a new subsidiary of Powdr Corp, the parent company of Park City Mountain Resort. Lynn Ware Peek has more.

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Summit County
1:23 pm
Mon January 21, 2013

Uintah Avalanche Claims Lives Of Two Young Brothers

An avalanche in the Uintahs, in the Mill Hollow area, has claimed the lives of two young brothers. Lynn Ware Peek has more.

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Business
1:23 pm
Thu January 17, 2013

Summit County's Peter Metcalf Named 1 Of Catalyst 100

The CEO of Black Diamond Equipment, Peter Metcalf, was recently chosen as one of a handful of Summit County residents honored as being one of the Catalyst 100 for his contribution to creative growth and positive change in Utah – and his specific efforts to protect the state’s outdoor environment. Lynn Ware Peek has more.

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