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
1:33 pm
Tue July 15, 2014

Multicultural Meeting Update

The first satellite meeting of the state's Multicultural Commission met Tuesday at the Christian Center, with leaders from each of the minorities communities in the state. Lynn Ware Peek has more.

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AG Arrests
12:19 pm
Tue July 15, 2014

Two Utah AGs Arrested

Mark Shurtleff, left, and John Swallow
Credit Salt Lake County Jail

After more than a year and a half of investigation, Utah's two former attorneys general have been arrested as part of a bribery investigation. KPCW's Leslie Thatcher has more.

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Nonprofit Event
12:01 pm
Tue July 15, 2014

Meet The Frogs During Pond Walk

Screenshot of the tadpoles feeding.
Credit Utah Frogs & Toads facebook page

The Swaner EcoCenter is hosting a pond walk tonight. Rick Brough has more.

Columbia Spotted Frog Wetland Pond Walk

  • Wednesday, July 16th
  • 6:00 p.m. - 8:00 p.m.
  • Space is very limited, register to ensure your spot at swanerecocenter@usu.edu or 435-649-1767.

Video of the tadpoles feeding:

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Mountain Trails
1:48 pm
Mon July 14, 2014

Sturgis Talks About Upcoming Trail Projects

Credit alpinetrails.com

Summer time trail projects and repairs are underway. KPCW's Leslie Thatcher has this update.

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Local News
1:40 pm
Mon July 14, 2014

Road Construction Coming Along Royal Street In Deer Valley

If you live along or travel along Royal Street or live in Deer Valley, be prepared for road construction along Royal Street and enjoy a reprieve from road construction as the next phase of Deer Valley drive improvement will be put off until next year. Lynn Ware Peek has more.

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Local News
1:31 pm
Mon July 14, 2014

Car Charging Stations Coming To China Bridge Parking

Earlier this year, Park City installed two electric vehicle charging stations in the China Bridge parking garage. While open and available most of the time, city officials believe the need will only increase over time. KPCW's Leslie Thatcher has more.

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PC VS Vail
1:23 pm
Mon July 14, 2014

Hilder Gives An Update On PCMR/Talisker's Fight

In about a month, August 15th, we're scheduled to hear from the Park City Mountain Resort, and Vail Resorts/Talisker about whether they've been able to reach a resolution in a court-ordered mediation.
Former Third District Court Judge Robert Hilder, who now works as a mediator, says that the heads of the resort companies are capable people, trying to come to a good decision for them and the community. Rick Brough has more.

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Local News
1:15 pm
Mon July 14, 2014

Russell Talks About The Multicultural Meeting On Tuesday

A state multi cultural commission will meet at the Christian Center Tuesday morning to talk about the gaps it hopes to help fill for ethnic minorities in Summit County. Lynn Ware Peek has more.

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Summit County Council
11:53 am
Mon July 14, 2014

Brickey Talks About The County's Ordinances For Tesoro

The Summit County Attorney's Office has issued a brief statement, after the Tesoro Oil company objected to the county's recently-enacted ordinances aiming to regulate oil pipelines. Rick Brough has more.

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Local News
11:51 am
Mon July 14, 2014

Kullack Talks About His Business

Credit www.parkcityculinaryinstitute.com

The Park City company, a Local Table, is continuing its efforts to offer food from local growers and farmers. Rick Brough has more.

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