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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Primary Elections
7:20 am
Thu May 29, 2014

PCEA School Board Candidate Forum

L-R: JJ Ehlers, Julie Eihausen, Ed Lowsma, Julie Nirula, Doug Payne
Credit Leslie Thatcher

The Park City Education Association (PCEA) is hosting a public forum tonight to introduce the community to the five candidates running for two seats on the Park City Board of Education in next month's primary.  KPCW's Leslie Thatcher reports.

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Water Woes
7:06 am
Thu May 29, 2014

Park City Water Rates To Go Up Again

The good news is that Park City water rates aren't going up as much as expected.  The bad news is that Park City water rates are going up 12 percent this year and 3 percent every year for the foreseeable future.  KPCW's Leslie Thatcher reports.

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PC MARC
4:52 pm
Wed May 28, 2014

Panels Are Thought Of As A Priority At The MARC

While the Park City Council initally passed on the idea of putting costly solar panels on the PC MARC building, the City is now rethinking it as a priority. Lynn Ware Peek has more.

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Electric Bikes
4:16 pm
Wed May 28, 2014

Electric Bikes Trending Up In Park City

With more electric assist bikes on the market,  bike communities with non-motorized paths like Park City are trying to get ahead of the issues that are certain to arise with the bikes wil small, quiet motors. Lynn Ware Peek has more.

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Canyons Resort
4:14 pm
Wed May 28, 2014

Chair Lift For Three Colony Homes Gets The OK

The Snyderville Planning Commission, on a split vote, gave a positive nod Tuesday night to a proposed private chair lift, serving three lots at the Colony. Rick Brough has more.

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Kimball Art Center
4:11 pm
Wed May 28, 2014

Kimball Art Center Renovation Is Put On Hold

Credit Kimball Art Center

The Kimball Art Center has stopped the clock for getting an approval of its newest expansion plans while it meets with the Park City planning staff to make changes. Lynn Ware Peek has more.

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Construction
4:08 pm
Wed May 28, 2014

Planning Commission Agrees To 23 Units In Newpark

The Snyderville Planning Commission Tuesday night approved, by a 4 to 1 vote, the proposal for a 23-unit project in Newpark, with the caveat that it deal with traffic impacts. Rick Brough has more.

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Local News
3:57 pm
Wed May 28, 2014

Foster Thinks PC MARC Is In Need For Solar Panels

While it initially passed on the idea and the cost of putting solar panels on the PC MARC building, the City is now rethinking it as a priority. Lynn Ware Peek has more.

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Littering
3:53 pm
Wed May 28, 2014

Foster Discusses The Consequences Of Leaving Garbage Bins Out

Residents are being called upon to move garbage and recycle bins off the street after curbside pick up or suffer the consequences of the city imposing fines for leaving them out.  Lynn Ware Peek has more.

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Silver Queen Derby
3:47 pm
Wed May 28, 2014

People's Health Clinic's Annual Silver Queen Derby Is Rolling This Way

For its 4th year, the Silver Queen Derby takes place on Sunday, June 8th - a benefit for the People's Health Clinic. Rick Brough has more.

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