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
1:50 pm
Fri June 6, 2014

Heber Airport Presenting Many Summer Events To Come

Supporters of the Heber Airport and its flying heritage are hosting several events to kick off the summer. Rick Brough has more.

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Friday Film Review
1:27 pm
Fri June 6, 2014

Friday Film Review: Belle

These ARE alternatives to the summer blockbuster. Libby Wadman has a suggestion, with this week's Friday Film Review.

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Local News
1:19 pm
Fri June 6, 2014

Former Fire District Captain Sentenced For Embezzlement

A former Park City Fire District Captain, convicted of embezzlement for falsifying his time-off records, was sentenced to three years of probation in Third District Court Monday. Fifty-year-old Randolph Scott was also sentenced to community service, a fine and restitution. Rick Brough has more.

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Park City Council
1:13 pm
Fri June 6, 2014

Park City Council Approves Compensation

Based on the recommendations of an independent commission, the Park City Council approved at its Thursday meeting sizeable increases in Mayoral and City Council compensation and with little fanfare nor much comment from the public. Lynn Ware Peek has more.

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Park City School District
1:06 pm
Fri June 6, 2014

GRAMA Request Filed On New School Building

Three Park City School District patrons have filed a request asking the district for all of the background information for the last five years on every program being considered for the new multi-million dollar building. KPCW's Leslie Thatcher has more.

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Summit County Council
12:57 pm
Fri June 6, 2014

McMullin Talks About The Appeal On The New Ski Building

County Council Member Claudia McMullin said that Thursday, she and her colleagues spent a long time on an appeal over the Canyons Resort's proposed new ski maintenance building. But she said they came to the right conclusion. Rick Brough has more.

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Summit County Council
3:22 pm
Thu June 5, 2014

New Ski Building In Canyons Is Denied By Council

The Summit County Council Wednesday unanimously voted to deny an appeal from Canyons Resort on their proposed new ski maintenance building. But while the Council upheld the verdict of County Manager Bob Jasper, turning down the building site plan, they didn't entirely agree with his conclusions and findings. Rick Brough has more.

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Local News
2:56 pm
Thu June 5, 2014

Deters Plans To Expand The City Park Trail

The popular trail that runs by City Park, the Poison Creek trail, is being widened - be aware of detours and closures along the popular pathway for the next month. Lynn Ware Peek has more.

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Local News
1:43 pm
Thu June 5, 2014

Park City Is Officially Holding The 2019 World Championships

The U.S. Ski and Snowboard Association, in partnership with the Olympic community of Park City and State of Utah, has been awarded the International Ski Federation's 2019 World Championships for freestyle, freeskiing and snowboarding. KPCW's Leslie Thatcher has more.

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Park City High School
1:32 pm
Thu June 5, 2014

Park City High School's Graduation Is This Friday

Park City High School will hold its graduation ceremony Friday beginning promptly at 5pm. Lynn Ware Peek has more.

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