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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Monthly Book Review
1:44 pm
Tue June 10, 2014

June Book Review - Detroit City Is The Place To Be By Mark Binelli

Detroit's bankruptcy and blight are familiar headlines across America. But what it means to live, work and survive in the modern-day Motor City are bigger, more important stories. Sandra Svoboda, who lives there, has this month's review of author Mark Binelli's book, "Detroit City Is The Place To Be," an account of what is depressing, entertaining, foretelling and hopeful in the urban landscape of Detroit.

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Real Estate
11:14 am
Tue June 10, 2014

Exit Prudential, Welcome Berkshire Hathaway

Steve Roney - CEO Berkshire Hathaway Home Services Utah Properties

Berkshire Hathaway Home Services announced last week that Prudential Utah Real Estate has joined its network and is now operating as Berkshire Hathaway Home Services Utah Properties.  KPCW's Leslie Thatcher has more.

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Yearbook Time
10:40 am
Tue June 10, 2014

All Trailside Students Remembered With Yearbooks

Credit Erica Beichner

For the first year ever, every student at Trailside Elementary school received a school yearbook this year, thanks to the generosity of parents and a local business.  KPCW's Leslie Thatcher has this report.

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Resort Battle
6:38 am
Tue June 10, 2014

Park City Watches PCMR/Vail Fight Play Out

Park City Muncipal does not have a seat at the negotiating table as Park City Mountain Resorts officials attempt to figure out how to keep the 50 year old resort open for the long term.  KPCW's Leslie Thatcher reports.

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Local News
2:06 pm
Mon June 9, 2014

Tesoro Pipeline Offering A Public Hearing This Tuesday

An opportunity to meet with Tesoro Company representatives is scheduled for Tuesday night in Kamas. KPCW's Leslie Thatcher has more.

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Local News
1:06 pm
Mon June 9, 2014

Callahan Talks About This Summer's Fire Season

Credit North Summit Fire District

There are signs that the Rockport area struck by last summer's fire is recovering well. In the meantime, though, another summer is starting, and we're dealing with what Summit County Emergency manager Kevin calls, our biggest annual hazard. Rick Brough has more.

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Snyderville Basin
12:44 pm
Mon June 9, 2014

Jordan Talks About Future Open Space In Snyderville

Snyderville Basin residents could see another bond for open space, trails and other projects on the ballot this Fall. Lynn Ware Peek has more.

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Local News
12:37 pm
Mon June 9, 2014

Newman Sentenced For Bomb Hoaxing In March

An inmate from the Utah State Prison pled guilty last week for walking off a work detail last March in Heber and forcing the evacuation of the local Wal-Mart. Rick Brough has more.

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Park City High School
2:23 pm
Sat June 7, 2014

Park City High Puts On A Successful Graduation

The Park City High School graduated 360 seniors Friday evening, under sunny skies and a slight breeze at Dozier Field. The overflowing crowd of family and friends heard the speeches of class leaders and Principal Bob O'Connor who urged their seniors to believe that the future belongs to them. Lynn Ware Peek has more.

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Summit County Council
2:19 pm
Fri June 6, 2014

Council Attorneys Comment On New Maintenance Building

As we've reported, the Summit County Council this week ruled against an appeal from the Canyons Resort for their proposed ski maintenance - after several hours of dicussion about planning code, zoning maps, and legal nuances.
The meeting also had some sharp comments from attorneys and planners on both sides.

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