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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Monthly Book Review
4:31 pm
Wed May 14, 2014

May Book Review - The Son By Phillip Meyers

The Son by Phillip Meyers is the story of the McCulloughs - a 100 year history of the American West, told by four generations in one family. Julie Crittenden has this month's KPCW Book Review.

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Park City School District
12:19 pm
Wed May 14, 2014

Superintendents Have Ideas Having To Do With The District's 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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4:57 pm
Tue May 13, 2014

Park City Pro Cyclist Talks About Park City's Cycling Safety

With Park City and Summit County becoming an increasingly popular mecca for biking, both on the road and off, creating a culture of mutual respect between bikes and cars on the roadways is key. Lynn Ware Peek has more.

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Park City Education Association
4:54 pm
Tue May 13, 2014

Mulick Plans To Hold Forum Before Primary Elections

The Park City education association will host a school board candidate forum before the June primary. Lynn Ware Peek has more.

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Summit County Council
4:10 pm
Tue May 13, 2014

Jasper Discusses Opinions On The New Ski Maintenance Building

One major item for the Summit County Council in the future is an appeal from the Canyons Resort, to County Manager Bob Jasper's denial of a new ski maintenance building. Jasper said that is scheduled to be heard the first week of June.
However, Jasper has made a decision on an item related to that. Rick Brough has more.

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Wasatch County
4:05 pm
Tue May 13, 2014

Heber Valley Coordinates A Community Garden

The Heber Valley has its own Community Garden. Rick Brough has more.

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Snowbird Resort
4:01 pm
Tue May 13, 2014

Bonar And Cumming Plan To Give Snowbird A Makeover

The deep pockets of the new majority owner of Snowbird Resort Ian Cumming will mean a total makeover for the 43 year old resort. KPCW's Leslie Thatcher has more.

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12:54 pm
Tue May 13, 2014

'Count My Vote' Readies For Possible Legal Challenge

The 'Count My Vote' group is preparing for possible legal challenges. KPCW's Lynn Ware Peek has more.

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Park City Mountain Resort
4:32 pm
Mon May 12, 2014

PCMR's Season Passes May Not Include Extra Snowbird Benefits

Even with today's announcement that the Cumming Family would be acquiring a majority of Snowbird, because it's a private deal - and not done through the family business, Powdr Corp - there's no news whether PCMR Season pass holders will enjoy any additional skiing benefits. KPCW's Leslie Thatcher has more.

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Sky Lodge
4:29 pm
Mon May 12, 2014

Sky Lodge Revenues War Is Still At An Impasse

Third District Court Judge Ryan Harris last week heard opposing arguments on another suspect of the legal war at the Sky Lodge, between Lodge owner Ken Abdalla and a group of unit owners.
The lawsuit being discussed last week involves an owners group that says Abdalla's management company, Malibu, is diverting too much money from rental revenues due to the owners.
But Abdalla's attorney says a small group is trying to usurp control of the Lodge and ruin Abdalla's business there. Rick Brough has more.

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