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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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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Local News
12:00 pm
Fri June 13, 2014

Gebhardt Speaks Up At Tesoro's Open House On Tuesday

The Tesoro Company says it's still making efforts to reach out to the public on its proposed oil pipeline from the Uintah Basin to refineries in Salt Lake. At an Open House held in Kamas Tuesday, a Tesoro representative said they're answering questions - but they also said that a pipeline of 135 miles carrying waxy crude is something new for them. Rick Brough has more.

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Canyons Golf Course
9:38 am
Fri June 13, 2014

Water and Weeds Concern Swaner Preserve

With more development, the addition of Canyons Golf Course and the possibility of more hot, dry summers ahead, the staff at the Swaner Preserve is concerned about maintaining enough water in our local streams to ensure the future viability of Park City's largest wetland. KPCW's Leslie Thatcher has more. 

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Recycle Utah
5:14 pm
Thu June 12, 2014

Recycle Utah Holding Their Plant Sale This Saturday

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Credit Recycle Utah Instagram page

Recycle Utah is inviting you to the Spring edition of its Native Plant Sale, to  be held on Saturday. Rick Brough has more.

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Local News
5:09 pm
Thu June 12, 2014

Tesoro Talked About Their Pipeline At Their Meeting Tuesday

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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