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 School District
4:22 pm
Thu May 15, 2014

Park City School District Has A Plan For Budget

At its Tuesday budget meeting, the Park City school board heard how the superintendent's strategic learning plan will mesh with budget constraints. Lynn Ware Peek has more.

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LGBT
4:13 pm
Thu May 15, 2014

Gay Marriage Will Be Allowed In Idaho Tomorrow

Utah's northern  neighbor Idaho is the most recent state to overturn the ban on same-sex marriage. Gay marriages will  be allowed in the state on Friday. Lynn Ware Peek has more.

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Gov. Gary Herbert
6:01 am
Thu May 15, 2014

Governor Orders Flags Lowered For Officer Memorial

SALT LAKE CITY (AP) - Utah Gov. Gary Herbert has ordered flags to be flown at half-staff Thursday to honor Peace Officers Memorial Day.

Herbert's office announced the lowering in a statement Wednesday afternoon.

State and U.S.'s flags will be flown at half-staff on state buildings from sunrise to sunset. 

They'll return to full staff on Friday.

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Local News
5:10 pm
Wed May 14, 2014

Summit Community Power Works Is Planning Something Big

Summit County and Park City are preparing an application to submit to the Georgetown University Energy Prize - a $5,000,000 award to the community that leads the way in energy efficiency. KPCW's Leslie Thatcher has more.

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Park Record Spelling Bee
5:08 pm
Wed May 14, 2014

Park Record Announces 8th Annual Spelling Bee Winners

Some 80 students from Summit and Wasatch County schools participated in the 8th annual Park Record Spelling Bee Tuesday. KPCW's Leslie Thatcher has more.

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Local News
5:04 pm
Wed May 14, 2014

Summit County Declares Next Week "Weed Week"

The County Council today is declaring May 18th through the 24th Summit County Week Week. That's the prelude to activities including a Week Pull this weekend. Rick Brough has more.

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Local News
5:04 pm
Wed May 14, 2014

Library Is Currently In Development Including Lower Park Avenue

In addition to the Park City library Renovation that's now underway, the rest of the Lower Park Avenue area will also see redevelopment. At Thursday's city council meeting the redevelopment agency will consider priorities for the area. Lynn Ware Peek has more.

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Park City Planning Commission
4:59 pm
Wed May 14, 2014

Eddington Talks About Bonanza Park's Redevelopment

The Park City planning commission and city council met Tuesday evening in a joint session to reactivate discussions on the eventual implementation of zoning for the Bonanza Park redevelopment. Lynn Ware Peek has more.

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Park City Council
4:58 pm
Wed May 14, 2014

Water Projects Will Be Discussed This Week

When water projects arise in Park City, they typically include a significant dollar sign. At this week's city council meeting, council will discuss bonding for several significant water projects. Lynn Ware Peek has more.

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National Ski Areas Association
4:51 pm
Wed May 14, 2014

NSAA Talks About The "Maturity" Of Their Customers

The numbers this past season for the U.S. Ski Resort Industry were marked by a downturn that reflects a drought on the West Coast, and polar temperatures in the East. The head of the National Ski Areas Association says that long term, they have to deal with the "maturing" of their snowboard customers. Rick Brough has more.

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