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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AP NEWS
12:34 pm
Mon June 16, 2014

Utah Officials Work To Prevent More Eagle Deaths

KAYSVILLE, UTAH (AP) - Officials in Davis County are spraying for mosquitoes with the hope it will prevent a recurrence of last year's bald eagle deaths.

Wildlife officials say more than 80 bald eagles died in Utah last year after scavenging on dead grebes that had contracted the West Nile virus.

West Nile virus, which is spread by mosquitoes, usually infects birds during warmer months.

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AP NEWS
2:32 am
Sun June 15, 2014

4 In 10 Higher Risk Wells Aren't Inspected By Feds

NEW CASTLE, CO (AP) - An Associated Press review finds many new oil and gas wells near fragile areas aren't getting any federal inspection from an agency that's having a tough time keeping pace with America's drilling boom.

Government data obtained byt eh AP point to the Bureau of Land Management as so overwhelmed by a boom in a new drilling technique known as hydraulic fracturing, or fracking, that is has been unable to keep up with inspections of some of the highest priority wells.

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AP NEWS
7:11 am
Sat June 14, 2014

With No Cash Utah Clean Air Panel Disspates

SALT LAKE CITY (AP) - A committee aimed at addressing the wintertime smog blanketing Salt Lake City is dissolving about a year after it formed.

The Alternative Energy Interlocal Entity Board, some legislators said, would help improve air quality. 

In 2013, the Legislature tasked the team of high-profile city officials and lawmakers with finding ways to expand use of cleaner fuels, especially natural gas.

But the Salt Lake Tribune reports that without any funding, the board is quietly dissolving.

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Local News
2:20 pm
Fri June 13, 2014

Promontory Stalker Stalks A Famous Singer

Summit County deputies responded Monday to the report of a suspicious person trying to make contact with a celebrity homeowner at Promontory. Rick Brough has more.

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Park City Council
2:13 pm
Fri June 13, 2014

Why Keep Rocky Mountain Power's 'Cobra Lighting'?

In a small mountain town, you ought to be able to see the stars at night, right? That's what some old town residents are saying - and that's not what they're getting. They'd like to see some lights in Old Town eliminated. Lynn Ware Peek has more.

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Park City Council
2:00 pm
Fri June 13, 2014

Henney Talks About Approved Council Budget

The Park City city council unanimously approved next year's $90,000,000 budget. Lynn Ware Peek has more.

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Rainbow Family
1:54 pm
Fri June 13, 2014

Rainbow Gathering May Be Heading To Wasatch Back

A common sight at Rainbow Gatherings

The 2014 Rainbow Family of Living Light world peace and healing gathering could be headed back to northern Utah. KPCW's Leslie Thatcher reports.

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Soldier Hollow
1:10 pm
Fri June 13, 2014

Peterson Retires After A Long Skiing Career

The man who helped create the Soldier Hollow Olympic venue and the financially sustaining recreation fixture it's become is retiring after a long career in the ski industry. KPCW's Leslie Thatcher has more.

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Friday Film Review
12:43 pm
Fri June 13, 2014

Friday Film Review: Edge Of Tomorrow

In the new film Edge of Tomorrow Tom Cruise finds himself in a sci-fi version of Groundhog Day. Sexy, tough co-star Emily Blunt delivers her, "I got you Babe" moment right on schedule. Mark Harrington has some positive words, in this week's Friday Film Review.

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Park City Council
12:37 pm
Fri June 13, 2014

Council Deciding on Bonanza Park Road Reconstruction

While plans for roads in Bonanza Park are not yet solid, the Park City Council is getting closer to determining its role is in the redevelopment of this 99 acres. Lynn Ware Peek has more.

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