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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2014 Elections
1:57 pm
Fri October 31, 2014

Will Close Be Good Enough To Voters?

The Summit County Republican party is taking advantage of an error made by Summit County Clerk Kent Jones to drum up support for their candidate, Nick Coleman. Meanwhile, the Summit County Attorney's Office remains confident that the issue is a non-starter. Leslie Thatcher has more.

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2014 Elections
3:00 pm
Thu October 30, 2014

Shumway Offers Passion, Experience And Education To Auditor's Race

Gary Shumway
Credit Leslie Thatcher

Republican candidate Gary Shumway says he should be the new Summit County Auditor because he is independent, honest, competent and has people skills. Rick Brough has more.

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2014 Elections
1:34 pm
Wed October 29, 2014

Brock Moves From Military To Write-in Campaign

Walter Brock
Credit courtesy writeinwalterbrockrecorder.com

The only official write-in candidate running in a County race this year, Walter Brock, is vying for the newly combined office of Summit County Recorder/Surveyor. Rick Brough has more.

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2014 Elections
1:45 pm
Tue October 28, 2014

Wanship's Richards Says New Eyes Will Bring Fresh Leadership

Vicki Richards

The Republican contender for Summit County Recorder, Vicki Richards, says she has the knowledge and experience for the job. She says she can lead a Recorder's office that can keep up, not catch catch up. Rick Brough has more.

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2014 Elections
3:10 pm
Mon October 27, 2014

Volume Of Programs Leads School Board Election Issues

There's just one contested Park City School Board race, and the candidates - with very different backgrounds - have similar concerns of the number of programs the District offers, and how teachers will be evaluated in the future. Leslie Thatcher reports.

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2014 Halloween
2:39 pm
Mon October 27, 2014

More Trick-Or-Treaters Predicted This Halloween

The popular annual Halloween Trick-or-Treating on Main Street takes place this Friday, beginning at 3PM. A bigger than average crowd is expected, given it falls on a Friday. Lynn Ware Peek has more.

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2014 Elections
3:37 pm
Fri October 24, 2014

Board Of Education Debate: Full Podcast

Park City School District Board of Education candidates Julie Eihausen and Doug Payne came into the KPCW studios today for a debate on their education funding, teacher relations and teacher evaluation. They are both running for District 5, the only District with more than one candidate running.

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2014 Elections
2:45 pm
Fri October 24, 2014

Yost Wants To Bring Skills To Treasurer Job

Amy Yost (R) at Monday's KPCW - Park Record 2014 Election Forum.

Candidate Amy Yost says she want to bring the Summit County Treasurer's office to a higher level. Yost, a Republican, is challenging incumbent Corrie Forsling. Rick Brough has more.

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2014 Elections
5:16 am
Fri October 24, 2014

Board Of Ed Candidates Debate On Air

Doug Payne, left, Julie Eihausen, right
Credit KPCW file photos

The District 5 seat for the Park City School Board is up for grabs, representing Pinebrook, Summit Park  and Timberline. The two candidates, longtime educator Doug Payne and longtime volunteer Julie Eihausen answered questions posed by KPCW in an on-air debate Friday. Lynn Ware Peek has more.

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2014 Elections
3:12 pm
Thu October 23, 2014

2014 Election Forum: Podcasts of Panels

Monday night, KPCW and The Park Record hosted the 2014 Election Forum for candidates running for Utah House of Representatives, Summit County Council, Summit County Attorney and Summit County Sheriff.

The forum's panel included KPCW Reporter Rick Brough, Park Record Reporter Jay Hamburger, Park Record Editor Nan Chalat-Noaker and the event was moderated by KPCW News Director Leslie Thatcher.

UTAH HOUSE OF REPRESENTATIVE

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