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 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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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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Cycling
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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