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 Deaths
3:39 pm
Wed June 4, 2014

Summit's Suicide Rate Low Despite Recent Cluster

Summit County has seen a rash of suicides lately, and there's no clear answer why. But there is help available, through agencies like Valley Behavioral Health. Rick Brough has more. 

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Local News
3:31 pm
Wed June 4, 2014

Park City Council Raises The Mayor's Salary

With just 6 months on the job, Park City mayor Jack Thomas's salary could nearly double as the city council considers pay raises for both the mayor's office and themselves. KPCW's Leslie Thatcher has more.   

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Park City Library
3:29 pm
Wed June 4, 2014

Park City Library Trying To Be Demolished

Lacking a unanimous recommendation for the design of the Park City Library and Education Center remodel, city staff is looking for an OK from city council to proceed with demolition. KPCW's Leslie Thatcher reports.

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Local News
3:20 pm
Wed June 4, 2014

Greenpark Co-Housing Still Looking For An Extension

The developer of Park City's first co-housing project is looking for one more extension to make this 10 unit development on Park Avenue a reality. KPCW's Leslie Thatcher reports.

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Park City School District
3:11 pm
Wed June 4, 2014

Cunningham Talks About Park City's Concerns On The New Building

The Park City school board has recently fielded some tough questions regarding several of its decisions - and is grappling with community concerns on a $5,000,000 expenditure. Lynn Ware Peek has more.

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Park City School District
2:27 pm
Wed June 4, 2014

PCSD Offering Free Lunches This Summer

Just because school's out doesn't mean there are no free lunches. Or breakfasts for that matter. Lynn Ware Peek has more.

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Park City School District
3:44 pm
Tue June 3, 2014

PCSD Continues To Redefine Purpose Of New Building

Despite community concerns, the Park City board of education is moving ahead on plans for a new $5 million building - but what the building will be used for still isn't clear. KPCW's Leslie Thatcher has more.

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Dual Immersion
3:33 pm
Tue June 3, 2014

Students Are Talking About Summer En Français

Now at the last day of school - kids are dreaming about summer break. And over at Trailside Elementary, some kids are dreaming about in in French. Lynn Ware Peek has more.

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Park City Mountain Resort
12:49 pm
Tue June 3, 2014

PCMR Still Has Water Rights

While it has yet to play out publicly in negotiations between Park City Mountain Resort and Talisker/Vail, water will be one of the major sticking points. Lynn Ware Peek has more.

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Wasatch High School
4:02 pm
Thu May 29, 2014

Wasatch High Photoshops Yearbook Photos

Wasatch High school has made international news for its editing of high school student yearbook photos. Lynn Ware Peek has more.

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