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
1:41 pm
Wed June 18, 2014

Attorney Office Offering Workshop On Public Input Work

As long as we have local government, there's going to be public input. With that in mind, the Park City attorney's office is sponsoring a community workshop Thursday  night "Your Voice Matters" which will give some tips and pointers on how to be effective at a hearing.
Among other things, the city may explain how a speaker with a complain, during general "Public Comment" might be better to bite their tongue to preserve their own legal leverage. Rick Brough has more.

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Local News
1:26 pm
Wed June 18, 2014

Butz Talks About Main Street's Parking Effect On Employees

The Historic Park City Alliance is taking a hard look, again, at the amount of parking demand on Main Street, and how that is affected by employees. Rick Brough has more.

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Kimball Arts Festival
1:18 pm
Wed June 18, 2014

Kimball Art Festival Looking For Volunteers

The annual Kimball Art Festival will be held on the first weekend in August and they're looking for volunteers to help make it happen. KPCW's Leslie Thatcher has more.

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Deer Valley Resort
11:46 am
Wed June 18, 2014

Deer Valley Closed Today

Between December and April Tuesday's snowstorm would have been welcome news,  but now at the start of the summer season, Deer Valley Resort had to close down its chairlifts. KPCW's Leslie Thatcher has more.

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Park City School Board Elections
1:44 pm
Tue June 17, 2014

Lowsma Discusses Campaign For Park City School Board

The June 24th Primary election will bring four Park City school board candidates for the district 5 seat to the voters - narrowing those down to two for the November ballot. One of those candidates is Ed Lowsma, a father of five with a strong military background. Lynn Ware Peek has more.

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Local News
1:40 pm
Tue June 17, 2014

Loomis Talks About His Summer Plans With Mountainland Housing

Mountainlands Housing Trust has built over 150 affordable housing units during its tenure. This summer, it's still busy. Rick Brough has more.

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Summit County Council
1:35 pm
Tue June 17, 2014

Jones Talks Introduces Himself And Job

Summit County's new economic development director, Jeff Jones, has been on the job for about a week, and he took time to introduce himself on KPCW. Rick Brough has more.

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Weather
1:32 pm
Tue June 17, 2014

McInarney Talks About Park City's Weather

Weather isn't just the default topic of conservation when there's a lull. To some degree it fuels our economy. Lynn Ware Peek has more.

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Summit County Council
12:15 pm
Tue June 17, 2014

Jasper Discusses An Underpass For Highway 40

The Summit County Council, meeting on Wednesday with representatives of UDOT, will discuss several road projects. One of those is a Highway 40 underpass that hopefully will be a boon for pedestrians and wildlife. Rick Brough has more.

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Summit County Council
12:12 pm
Tue June 17, 2014

Jasper Discusses Plans For Off-Leash Dogs

The Summit County Council is meeting Wednesday with its Task Force on Animal Control and looking at three possible plans for off-leash dogs. Rick Brough has more.

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