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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Park City Library
5:30 pm
Mon May 19, 2014

Book Gathering Currently Going On For The Park City Library

Making way for the renovation of the Park City Library, city staffers and volunteers are moving books out of the Carl Winters Building to three other locations, mainly the Miner's Hospital.
A gathering on Tuesday of next week will celebrate the transition. Rick Brough has more.

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Local News
5:26 pm
Mon May 19, 2014

Summit County's Fair And Derby Are Coming Up

It may be over two months away, but tickets are already on sale for Summit County's Fair and Demolition Derby. We talked to Fair Director Travis English about the event spanning two weekends, August 2nd to the 9th. Rick Brough has more.

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Local News
5:26 pm
Mon May 19, 2014

Utah Post Offices Are Attracting The Mad Dogs

The U.S. Postal service says Utah letter carriers really are the target of wayard dogs. Lynn Ware Peek has more.

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Local News
5:23 pm
Mon May 19, 2014

Julander Looks Back On A Good Snowfall This Season

If you were hoping for good news about snowpack this past winter, it was better if you lived in the northern half of the state. Rick Brough has more.

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Ogden
5:22 pm
Mon May 19, 2014

Local Biker Has A Hit And Run In Ogden

Even those cyclists who are most aware of safety concerns aren't necessarily safe. KPCW's Lynn Ware Peek has more.

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Miner Nation Report
5:18 pm
Mon May 19, 2014

Miner Nation Report - May 19, 2014

It's time for Scott Chester, with this week's Miner Nation Report.

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State & Regional
12:58 pm
Mon May 19, 2014

Utah Lawmaker Advocates For Public Lands Grab

SALT LAKE CITY (AP) - The push for Utah to take control of millions of acres of federal public lands in the state has become a full-time campaign for one state lawmaker.

Rep. Ken Ivory, a Republican from West Jordan, is traveling around the country about three weeks every month to advocate for greater state control of public lands. 

Ivory has mostly closed from his law practice and now earns his salary from a nonprofit that advocates for the cause.

Some political observers say Ivory's activities could constitute lobbying in other states.

Local News
6:21 pm
Fri May 16, 2014

Herbert Takes A Little Trip To Park City

Utah Governor Gary Herbert paid a visit to Park City Wednesday, specifically to tour the Park City Center of Advanced Professional Studies. Lynn Ware Peek has more.

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Summit County Council
6:16 pm
Fri May 16, 2014

Boyer Tech Gets Called Out By The County Council

An Administrative Amendment to the Boyer Tech Park's Development Agreement went before the County Council for discussion this week. Although the Agreement doesn't require an approval from the Council, it drew some hard-nosed comments from at least two Council members. Rick Brough has more.

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Park City Planning Commission
6:13 pm
Fri May 16, 2014

Stuard Has Some Tricks Up His Sleeve On Building

At this week's Park City Planning Commission meeting, the group got a briefing on construction mitigation rules, from Chief Building official Chad Root. One particular aspect interested Planning Commissioner Clay Stuard. Rick Brough has more.

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