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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Education
5:01 pm
Tue February 4, 2014

Ember Conley On Dual Languae Program

Dual Language Immersion program in the Park City school district continues to sort out its growing pains and in its Tuesday meeting, the school board will hear a presentation on the program detailing how the popular program will stretch and grow. Lynn Ware Peek has more.

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Local News
4:43 pm
Tue February 4, 2014

Gay-Straight Alliance Event Hosted

The Gay-Straight Alliance at Park City High hosted a special event featuring the litigants who fought Utah's Amendment 3 banning same-sex marriage. The event took place Tuesday at the High School. Rick Brough has more.

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Local News
5:16 pm
Mon February 3, 2014

Ember Conley On School Lunches

Last week, school districts in Salt Lake were denied school lunch for having an overdrawn balance, parents fumed and the incident in Uintah Elementary school made national news. Park City's school superintendent assures that would not happen in this community. Lynn Ware Peek has more.

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Local News
5:10 pm
Mon February 3, 2014

Todd Hauber On Charter School Budgets

As lawmakers finish coming up with a base budget, the education appropriations committee is considering requests from Senator Howard Stephenson to look at new ways to fund the state's charter schools. KPCW's Leslie Thatcher has more.

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Local News
4:56 pm
Mon February 3, 2014

Tom Kelly On Sochi Olympics This Friday

As winter athletes arrive in Sochi for the Winter Olympic games that kick off this Friday, one Park City resident who follows the games closer than anyone else disembarked late Sunday night for his several week stink of covering the sames. Lynn Ware Peek has more.

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