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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PCMR VS Talisker
5:25 pm
Fri May 23, 2014

Vail Hasn't Won The Hearts Of Park City

While Vail may have prevailed over Park City Mountain Resort in a judge's ruling, it doesn't win as the entity that has the community in mind - according to one local business leader. Lynn Ware Peek has more.

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PCMR VS Talisker
5:22 pm
Fri May 23, 2014

PCMR Made A Mistake On Their Lease Expire

Third District Court Judge Ryan Harris covered a lot of topics in his 80+ page opinion last week, but a principal finding is that Park City Mountain Resort mistakenly let the lease expire on over 3,000 acres of their ski mountain.
How did it happen? The judge's ruling says the answer is still elusive. Rick Brough has more.

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5:18 pm
Fri May 23, 2014

Suicide In Wanship Takes A Toll On The Town

A Wanship resident was found dead, an apparent suicide, Thursday afternoon near the Weber River. Rick Brough has more.

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5:09 pm
Fri May 23, 2014

Environmental Groups Suing The U.S. District Court

An environmental group hoping to halt a Uinta Basin drilling project is suing federal officials in U.S. District Court. Lynn Ware Peek has more.

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Resort Judgement
1:53 pm
Thu May 22, 2014

Full Interview With Mayor And Manager

Mayor Jack Thomas and City Manager Diane Foster
Credit parkcity.org

The day after Third District Judge Ryan Harris delivered his judgment on nine motions in the PCMR versus Talisker/Vail lawsuit, Park City's Mayor Jack Thomas and City Manager Diane Foster came in to the KPCW studios to sit down with Lynn Ware Peek and discuss how this will affect the town and the area. Their full interview follows.

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Miner Film Festival
4:39 pm
Wed May 21, 2014

Miner Film Festival Has Even More Talent This Year

Student filmmakers, teachers and judges get some paparazzi at the 2014 MIners Film Festival.
Credit courtesy Cheryl Dejno

Awards were given out last week for the Miner Film Festival. Rick Brough has more.

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Local News
4:11 pm
Wed May 21, 2014

PCHS Hosting A Memorial Day Run

The National Honor Society and PCHS are hosting the PC memorial 5k run on Monday, Memorial Day. In addition to getting people out on the holiday, it supports several good causes. Lynn Ware Peek has more.

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Park Silly Sunday Market
4:08 pm
Wed May 21, 2014

Park Silly Sunday Market Running Up Again In Two Weeks

The Park Silly Sunday Market returns for the summer on June 8th. Rick Brough has more.

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Summit County Council
4:55 pm
Tue May 20, 2014

Jasper Stirs In Between Boyer Tech And The Council

Summit County Manager Bob Jasper has signed an Administrative Amendment to the Boyer Tech Park's Development Agreement. He told KPCW Tuesday he hasn't seen any appeals filed at this point for that decision, which prompted some discussion from County Council this week. Rick Brough has more.

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Zion National Park
4:50 pm
Tue May 20, 2014

Electric Cars Are Being Spotted In Zion National Park

Next time you visit Zion National Park, you'll see a handful of electric cars driving around, thanks to a federal alternative fuel vehicle grant. Lynn Ware Peek has more.

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