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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State & Regional
12:31 pm
Mon February 17, 2014

High Risk Of Avalanches In Central North Utah

SALT LAKE CITY (AP) - Forecasters are warning holiday skiers and others that there's considerable to high risk of avalanches in the mountains of central and northern Utah.

The Utah Avalanche Center warn that dangerous conditions exist on many elevations and slopes that could lead to natural and human triggered slides.

Officials warn anyone in the backcountry areas should avoid slopes steeper than 30 degrees. 

There's a considerable or high risk in the Uintah Mountains and ranges near Logan, Ogden, Provo, Moab, and the Salt Lake and Skyline areas. 

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Local News
5:15 pm
Fri February 14, 2014

New Cocktail Named After Olympic Gold Medalist

Great things can happen when you win an Olympic gold medal - new sponsorship money rolls in, your twitter account gains thousands of new followers and sometimes - when you're Sage Kotsenburg, a new cocktail is named in your honor. KPCW's Leslie Thatcher has more.

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Local News
5:10 pm
Fri February 14, 2014

SUV Strucks Pedestrains In Park City

The driver of an SUV truck and injured two pedestrians in Park City at the intersection of Highways 224 and 248 Thursday night. Rick Brough has more.

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Local News
5:06 pm
Fri February 14, 2014

Tim Henney On Park City Library Update

Every step closer the City gets to the major renovation of the PC Library seems to bring up more questions about taking that step. Lynn Ware Peek has more.

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State & Regional
4:45 pm
Fri February 14, 2014

Kraig Powell On Utah Funding

Some of the hot-button issues at the Utah legislature include education funding, gas taxes, and discrimination against the LGBT community. Rep. Kraig Powell discussed those with KPCW on Friday. Rick Brough has more.

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