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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Heber Arrest
11:35 am
Mon July 14, 2014

Heber Man Arrested For Counts Of Child Abuse

A Heber City man has been arrested for allegedly sharing child pornography online, and faces 20 counts of sexual exploitation of a minor. Rick Brough has more.

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Local News
11:22 am
Mon July 14, 2014

Sharrows Are Planned For Streets Of Park City

Credit www.saltcycle.org

If you hadn't yet noticed, bicycles are everywhere in Park City, used for both recreation and commuting. If you're confused as a motorist or a cyclist about where bikes should be - Park City Municipal plans to make it a little more clear. Lynn Ware Peek has more.

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AP NEWS
8:01 pm
Sun July 13, 2014

Herbert Named Vice Chair Of Governor's Group

SALT LAKE CITY (AP) - Utah Gov. Gary Herbert has been selected by his fellow governors as vice chair of the National Governors Association.

The Republican Governor was chosen at the association summer meeting, which ended Sunday in Nashville, Tennessee.

Herbert, in a statement, said he intends to work with governors to enhance the role of states in a wide range of policies.

Herbert will serve as vice chair as the association's annual meeting in the summer of 2015. At that time, he will become chair through the summer of 2016.

AP NEWS
5:49 pm
Sun July 13, 2014

BLM To Remove Fewer Mustangs Across The West

RENO, Nev. (AP) - The U.S. Bureau of Land Management says it will remove fewer wild horses and burros from the range across the West this summer because of budget constraints and overflowing holding pens.

Under its roundup schedule announced this week, the bureau plans to gather 2,400 of the animals through the Sept. 30 end of the fiscal year. All but 215 of them will be horses.

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AP NEWS
9:19 pm
Sat July 12, 2014

8 Film Projects Get Financial Incentives In Utah

SALT LAKE CITY (AP) - Eight film projects, including the fantasy adventure "Bigfoot versus Nazis," have been granted financial incentives in Utah. 

The tax credits granted Thursday by the Governor's Office of Economic Development board are based on production companies spending defined amounts of money in the state and hiring a certain percentage of cast and crew locally.

Utah Film Commission Director Marshall Moore says the tax credit increases from 20 to 25% when spending tops $1,000,000, but it can be reduced if a production falls short of meeting its spending goal.

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Friday Film Review
1:25 pm
Fri July 11, 2014

Friday Film Review: Maleficent

Have you ever wondered why the evil Fairy Godmother in the story of Sleeping Beauty was so pissed off? See Maleficent and all will be revealed. Barbara Bretz has this week's Friday Film Review.

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Local News
12:45 pm
Fri July 11, 2014

Beware Of The IRS Scam Going Around Park City

A Park City resident warns of another phone scam going on. KPCW's Leslie Thatcher reports.

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Heal Utah
12:42 pm
Fri July 11, 2014

HEAL Utah Solar Meeting Happening This Week

Heal Utah is coming out against the proposed fee on Utah households who produce their own energy - and will be in Park City Tuesday to give residents ideas about how to fight it. KPCW's Leslie Thatcher has more.

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Local News
1:11 pm
Thu July 10, 2014

Park City Woman Dies In Car Accident - Mother Injured

A 19 year old Park City woman was killed and her mother injured in an accident on I-15 between Cedar City and St. George last night. KPCW's Leslie Thatcher reports.

Local News
1:08 pm
Thu July 10, 2014

Second Ice Rink In Park City Is Being Considered

The Park City council Thursday will consider whether to consider plans for a second ice rink. KPCW's Leslie Thatcher has more.

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