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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Suicide
7:00 pm
Tue May 27, 2014

Another Suicide In Summit County

A suicide was reported Monday night near Summit Park. The case was handled by Salt Lake County officers, since the victim's body was found, just to the west of the county line. Rick Brough has more.

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Local News
5:01 pm
Tue May 27, 2014

New Disease Is Spreading Across The Country

The first case of the Middle East Respiratory Syndrome or MERS being transmitted within the United States has been confirmed by the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention. But experts say the general public is not at great risk at this time. KPCW's Leslie Thatcher has more.

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Park City High School
4:55 pm
Tue May 27, 2014

Park City High School Shows High Success In Academics And Athletics

As school draws to a close for this year, the Park City High school takes stock of both academic and athletic student accomplishments. Lynn Ware Peek has more.

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Summit County Council
4:52 pm
Tue May 27, 2014

Jasper's Agenda Includes Ski Shop Building Plan's Denial

Among the items for Summit County Council tomorrow, they will hear an appeal from an affiliate of Canyons Resort, concerning a detail in their proposed ski maintenance building - although the entire building plan has received a denial, at the point, from County Manager Bob Jasper. Rick Brough has more.

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Coalville
4:49 pm
Tue May 27, 2014

Memorial Day Consisted Of Summit County Residents Unveiling A New Monument

A crowd of over 150 Summit County residents gathered at the Coalville Courthouse Monday to commemorate Memorial Day - and to unveil a new monument honoring the county's veterans. Rick Brough has more.

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Snyderville Planning Commission
4:45 pm
Tue May 27, 2014

Tonight's Snyderville Planning Commission's Agenda Includes...

The Snyderville Planning Commission tonight will consider a private chairlift for Colony property owners, an amendment condominium plat and look at front and side yard setbacks. KPCW's Leslie Thatcher has more.

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Local News
4:28 pm
Tue May 27, 2014

Summit Community Garden Offering Summer Gardening Classes

Summer has unofficially started, and the Summit Community Garden is ready with a schedule of youth classes. Rick Brough has more.

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Drug Abuse
4:20 pm
Tue May 27, 2014

Park City High Presents A Substance Abuse Night

Park City High School and Valley Behavior Health are teaming up to cosponsor Substance Abuse Prevention Night on Wednesday. KPCW's Leslie Thatcher has more.

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Miner Nation Report
3:58 pm
Tue May 27, 2014

Miner Nation Report - May 27, 2014

Scott Chester with the Park City High School Boosters Club has this year's final Miner Nation Report. 

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Local News
3:51 pm
Tue May 27, 2014

Fireworks Are Again A No-Go This Year

Due to amid air quality concerns, the city of Salt Lake is considering cutting its fireworks shows this summer. Lynn Ware Peek has more.

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