Local News Hour

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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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Summit County Council
12:06 pm
Tue June 17, 2014

County Council Will Discuss Bond Elections

Among the items on a busy agenda Wednesday, the Summit County Council will discuss if they want to ask voters in the Basin to approve a new Open Space and Recreation Bond. Rick Brough has more.

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PC VS Vail
12:03 pm
Tue June 17, 2014

Lund Makes A Comment About PCMR's Future Land

With one day to go before both sides face off again in court on Park City's ski resort fight, an attorney for Talisker Land Holdings and Vail has said that the latest filing from the Park City Mountain Resort is very disappointing and is using inflammatory rhetoric.
Attorney John Lund, though, did suggest that if PCMR operates a limited base area in the future, it should allow the public access to the ski hill above it. Rick Brough has more.

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Local News
11:57 am
Tue June 17, 2014

Davis Talks About Rainbow Gathering In Heber

As KPCW first reported, the Rainbow Family of living light world peace and healing gathering is headed back to northern Utah - this time to the Uintah National Forest outside of Heber City. KPCW's Leslie Thatcher has this update.

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PC VS Vail
11:49 am
Tue June 17, 2014

PCMR VS Talisker Battle Comes To An End Tomorrow

All eyes and ears will be on Third District Court judge Ryan Harris - who tomorrow is scheduled to hear Talisker Land Holding's request to evict Park City Mountain Resort from its home for the last 50 years. KPCW's Leslie Thatcher has more.

 

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University Of Utah
7:11 am
Tue June 17, 2014

University Of Utah Chooses A New Diversity Official

SALT LAKE CITY (AP) - The University of Utah is bringing on a new director for its American Indian Resource Center.

The Office for Equity and Diversity has chosen Franci Taylor as the new leader.

Taylor is a member of the Choctaw tribe. She comes from Washington State University, where she was the Native American retention counselor.

The Salt Lake Tribune reports that Taylor's first day on the job is July 1.

Campus and community members are set to welcome her with a reception at the resource center.

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AP NEWS
6:06 pm
Mon June 16, 2014

Former Tribune Staff Sue Over Joint Operating Pact

SALT LAKE CITY (AP) - A group of former employees of The Salt Lake Tribune have filed a lawsuit to suspend the newspaper's joint operating agreement with the Deseret News, arguing that the terms violate federal antitrust laws and undermine the Tribune's independent voice.

The 30-page lawsuit filed in U.S. District Court on Monday says the agreement that was revised in October gives too much control to the Deseret News, which is owned by The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints.

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Park City School Board Elections
2:15 pm
Mon June 16, 2014

Eihausen Talks Campaign For Board Of Education Seat

Park City Board of Education candidate Julie Eihausen will square off against three others for the district five school board seat in the June 24th primary election. Lynn Ware Peek has more.  

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Park City School District
1:07 pm
Mon June 16, 2014

PCSD Plans To Discuss A Tax Hike At Tomorrow's Meeting

The Park City School Board will consider a $3,000,000 tax hike at its meeting tomorrow. KPCW's Leslie Thatcher reports.

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PCMR VS Vail
1:05 pm
Mon June 16, 2014

More Info Given About PCMR's Filing

With just days before a crucial court hearing, the Park City Mountain Resort is arguing that if the Third District Court authorizes an eviction from the ski mountain they've been using, it will be an injustice not only to them, but to many third parties that depend on the resort for economic survival.

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Sky Lodge
12:49 pm
Mon June 16, 2014

No Judicial Election For Sky Lodge

Last Week in Third District Court, Judge Ryan Harris took up again the legal disputes broiling at the Sky Lodge. He told attorneys for the Homeowners Association that he would not agree - for now anyway - to have his court supervise an election for the HOA.
The HOA claimed they need such an election to deal with challenges from the Sky Lodge's owner, Ken Abadalla. Rick Brough has more.

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