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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LGBT
5:53 pm
Wed June 11, 2014

Mormon Activists Being Excommunicated

Two members of the LDS Church may be excommunicated for their work on gender equality and gay rights. Lynn Ware Peek has more.

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Utah Olympic Park
5:51 pm
Wed June 11, 2014

UOP's Climbing Wall Is Coming Back This August

One of the highlights from last summer's line up of activities in the Park City area will return this August. Lynn Ware Peek has more.

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Local News
5:43 pm
Wed June 11, 2014

Tesoro Had A Commenter Speak Up At Tuesday's Meeting

The Tesoro meeting Tuesday night on their proposed oil pipeline was done as an Open House. It wasn't a public hearing, where citizens could make comments to a crowd or where Tesoro officials would answer back.
But one critic of the pipeline still decided to take the floor. Rick Brough has more.

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Local News
5:40 pm
Wed June 11, 2014

Daniels Talks About Wildfire Awareness During The Summer

Fire season has begun - and while state officials have said in Northern Utah it will be a normal fire year "normal" means there will still be plenty of fires. Lynn Ware Peek has more.

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Paws For Life
4:43 pm
Wed June 11, 2014

Paws For Life Announcing Their Gas Chamber Discussion Thursday Night

Heber City and the local non-profit Paws For Life are celebrating the no-kill status of the city's animal shelter. They're declaring it's Hammer Time on the long-discussed gas chamber in a gathering Thursday night. Rick Brough has more.

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Oil Pipeline
2:31 pm
Wed June 11, 2014

Tesoro Ends Up With A Great Turnout

A large crowd, at least over 200 people, turned out in Kamas Tuesday night for an Open House, held by Tesoro, on an oil pipeline proposed to run through eastern Summit County. The attendees who talked to KPCW all had criticisms or concerns. Rick Brough has more. 

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Local News
3:38 pm
Tue June 10, 2014

Romney Plans To Come To Park City Soon To Give Another Speech

2012 Presidential Candidate and former part time Park City resident Mitt Romney will be back in town this week for his annual gathering of republican movers and shakers. KPCW's Leslie Thatcher has more.

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Mountain Accord
3:28 pm
Tue June 10, 2014

Ober Talks About Wasatch's Mission For Its Balance

Establishing the balance of economics, environment, transportation and recreation in and along the Northern Wasatch is paramount to the mission of the Mountain Accord. Lynn Ware Peek has more.

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Local News
3:00 pm
Tue June 10, 2014

Parkite Still Under Construction And Making Progress

With a handful of slow moving major construction projects of Park City's Main Street, there's at least one project that's moving along at more than a snail's pace. That project is what used to be known as the Main Street Mall. The Park City planning commission at its Wednesday meeting will look at some of "The Parkite's" final approvals. Lynn Ware Peek has more.

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Trail Connections
2:44 pm
Tue June 10, 2014

Trail Connections Trying To Trails Around Jeremy Ranch

The Jeremy Ranch Area will see increased safety and access for cyclists and pedestrians in a project near the I-80 interchange and Jeremy Ranch Elementary School. Lynn Ware Peek has more.

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