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 Mountain Resort
4:50 pm
Fri May 9, 2014

PCMR Announces It's "Best Season Ever"

Park City Mountain Resort will post one its best season's ever. KPCW's Leslie Thatcher has more.

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Summit County Council
5:19 pm
Thu May 8, 2014

Jasper Discusses The Environment With His Fellow Council Members

The environment is among the major topics for the Summit County Council in their regular meeting Wednesday. Rick Brough has more.

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Gary Herbert
4:45 pm
Thu May 8, 2014

Land Deal Kicks Off 1st Outdoor Recreation Summit

SALT LAKE CITY (AP) - Gov. Gary Herbert will open his first annual Outdoor Recration Summit on Thursday by signing a long awaited swap of state and federal lands in Grant, San Juan and Uintah Counties. 

The deal gives the federal government about 25,000 acres of conversation and recreation lands in exchange for about 35,000 acres of energy-rich land for the state.

Congress authorized the deal in 2009 but it has taken years of negotiations to be finalized.

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4:00 pm
Thu May 8, 2014

Garrison Needs More Time On The Decision Of A New District Building

The Park City school board will make a decision by the end of the month whether to move forward with the new $5,000,000 Professional Development and PCCAPS building. KPCW's Leslie Thatcher has more.

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Park City School District
3:54 pm
Thu May 8, 2014

Conley Agrees To Make Budget Cuts

The Park City school district just two years after a tax increase face an upcoming deficiency, district officials say they'll again make cuts and have said another tax increase may be on the horizon. Lynn Ware Peek has more.

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Park City Library
3:51 pm
Thu May 8, 2014

Dias Talks About The Library's New Renovation

The Park City Library renovation plans is around the corner, the library will close in anticipation - to inventory books and move them into their new temporary homes. Lynn Ware Peek has more.

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Mountain Accord
3:48 pm
Thu May 8, 2014

Dias Discusses Mountain Accord's Schedule At The City Council Meeting

Credit Park City Municipal Corporation

At Thursday's city council meeting, the council will work through how the Mountain Accord will fit in with the city's newly adopted general plan. Lynn Ware Peek has more.

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Young Riders
3:45 pm
Thu May 8, 2014

Minahan Talks About This Weekend's Bike Swap

The Young Riders bike swap takes place this weekend at The Yard, and there's still time to check in bikes to be sold. Lynn Ware Peek has more.

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State & Regional
7:11 am
Thu May 8, 2014

Judge OKs Tear-Down Of Pigeon Admirer's Loft

SALT LAKE CITY (AP) - A South Jordan pigeon keeper fighting to maintain his backyard shelter for hundreds of the birds could soon lose the structure under a new judge's order.

Justice Court Judge Clinton Balmforth gave the city permission Wednesday to remove Boris Majnaric's pigeons and tear down a loft and gazebo.

City officials declined to comment on how fast they would act.

The Deseret News reports that Majnaric faces related misdemeanor charges in a pending case.

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PC Managers
5:20 pm
Wed May 7, 2014

Briggs Talks Budget Business

The PC Managers' budget will be presented to the Park City Council this week, and it's looking like one of one of the tightest operating budgets in recent history. Lynn Ware Peek has more.

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