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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Speaker Series
1:53 pm
Thu March 6, 2014

Smarr To Talk 'The Story Of My Body'

Dr. Larry Smarr speaking at TEDMed in 2013.
Credit TEDMed

Park City Institute and Strategic News Service are bringing in a scientist who hopes to one day revolutionize information's technologies to help individuals better understand disease and healing. KPCW's Leslie Thatcher has more.

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Utah Legislature
1:12 pm
Thu March 6, 2014

Final Week For Legislature To Get Busy

With the state legislature winding down for this year, Park City officials are watching closely as business gets fast and furious in the final week. KPCW's Leslie Thatcher has more.

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Park City Council
2:53 pm
Wed March 5, 2014

Council To Consider Salary Increases

In their work session Thursday, the Park City Council will hear from two different committees, with recommendations including salary increases for the Mayor and City Council, and some possible joint projects with the Snyderville Recreation District.  Rick Brough has more.

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Dual Immersion
12:21 pm
Wed March 5, 2014

Middle School Immersion Axed But Foreign Language Skills Will Grow

Park City School District dual immersion language students might not be taking Calculus in French while in high school, but, under the plan revealed by the School District this week, they will get quality foreign language instruction to solidify their skills after fifth grade. KPCW's Lynn Ware Peek has more.

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School Budget
11:57 am
Wed March 5, 2014

School District Falls $600K Short With Budget

Park City School District is coming up short in this year's budget - some of the reason for the shortfall has to do with the reduced revenues from the State. Lynn Ware Peek has more.

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