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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Alta Ski Resort
4:46 pm
Fri May 16, 2014

Alta's Pulling Off A Deer Valley: "No Snowboarders"

The legal battle between a group of snowboarders and Alta resort continues. Lynn Ware Peek has more.

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Education
4:42 pm
Fri May 16, 2014

Park City High Goes Above And Beyond In This Year's Science Fair

Two Park City High School students found out Friday how their science project measures up at the World's largest high school science research competition. Lynn Ware Peek has more.

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Sundance Film Festival
4:37 pm
Fri May 16, 2014

Sundance Shares Its Economic Impact

The 2014 Sundance Film Festival brought $86,000,000 in economic impact to Utah. Lynn Ware Peek has more.

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Local News
4:34 pm
Fri May 16, 2014

Bonanza Park May Plan For Reconstruction This Summer

The future of the Bonanza Park area - and the so-called "form-based code" used to plan it - has been discussed for several years. But some serious changes could be coming fairly soon. Rick Brough has more.

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Summit County Council
5:07 pm
Thu May 15, 2014

Ure Second Guesses Payments For Utah's Summer Fires

County Council Member David Ure says that, as somebody who's watching the local budget, a new idea floated by the state sounds good - that they would pay all the costs of suppressing fires.
But Ure said for other reasons, he's skeptical of the proposal. Rick Brough has more.

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Local News
5:03 pm
Thu May 15, 2014

Over 100 Utah Drivers Pulled Over For New Cell Phone Law

On the first day the law went into effect, 150 Utah drivers were stopped for cellphone violations. KPCW's Lynn Ware Peek has this report.

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Summit County Council
4:58 pm
Thu May 15, 2014

Ure Says The Three Mile Canyon Landfull Is A Handfull

In looking at the future of the Three Mile Canyon landfill, County Council member David Ure said the coasts are going to be a major item. Rick Brough has more.

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U.S. Speedskating
4:56 pm
Thu May 15, 2014

U.S. Speedskating Coach Quits

In an ongoing shake-up at U.S. Speedskating, a coach has joined several others preceeding him in quitting. Lynn Ware Peek has more.

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Summit County Council
4:44 pm
Thu May 15, 2014

Council Figures Out Fire Costs For This Upcoming Summer

With the fire season coming on, an idea being explored by state government could have a major impact on counties and cities. The Summit County Council heard Wednesday that the state might take on all the costs on fire fighting. Rick Brough has more.

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Summit County Council
4:41 pm
Thu May 15, 2014

County Council Looking For Money For Landfill Expansion

Summit County's Three Mile Canyon landfill has an approval to extend its life by more than four decades. The bad news, according to the county's solid waste supervisor, is they don't exactly know where the money is coming from for the garbage dump's upgrade and expansion. Rick Brough has more.

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