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 Film Series
5:18 pm
Wed May 7, 2014

Park City Film Series Presents A Tanzanian Film

The Park City Film Series on Thursday presents the documentary "Tanzania - A Journey Within" - the story of two unlikely friends and their trek to Africa. Rick Brough has more.

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Sundance Author Series
5:14 pm
Wed May 7, 2014

Sundance Author Series Lineup Is Coming Up

The Sundance Author Series returns for its 12th year, beginning on May 17th. We talked this week to the first author in the lineup. Rick Brough has more.

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4:31 pm
Wed May 7, 2014

Park City School District Building Put On Hold

The Park City School Board put off a decision to build a new $5 million building for professional development, the PC CAPS program, and other district needs. Lynn Ware Peek has more.

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University of Utah
4:22 pm
Wed May 7, 2014

University Of Utah President Backs Review Of Fight Song

The University of Utah president David Pershing says he agrees it's time to consider some changes to the school fight song that some find sexist. Lynn Ware Peek has more.

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Park City Police Department
4:20 pm
Wed May 7, 2014

Former Officer Starts A Petition To Get His Job Back

A former Park City police officer is asking for his job back and nearly half a million dollars in restitution after being what the courts have called unjustly dismissed back in 2009. Lynn Ware Peek has more.

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4:02 pm
Wed May 7, 2014

Wildflowers Are In Jeopardy From The Government

Conservation advocates are saying the federal government's proposed plan to protect two nearly extinct wildflowers that grow in Utah and Colorado doesn't do enough to ensure their survival. KPCW's Leslie Thatcher has more.

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State & Regional
1:42 pm
Wed May 7, 2014

LGBT Group Will Not Appear In Days Of '47 Parade

LGBT group won't appear in Days of '47 Parade this summer. Lynn Ware Peek has more.

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Golden Spike
6:01 pm
Tue May 6, 2014

Golden Spike Ceremony Re-Enactment On Saturday

PROMONTORY, UTAH (AP) - A re-enactment ceremony on Saturday will mark the 145 years that have passed since the completion of the Transcontinental Railroad.

The annual May 10 re-enactment of the driving of the Golden Spike has been held since the railroad's completion in 1869.

Officials from Central Pacific Railroad and Union Pacific Railroad marked the completion 145 years ago by driving four ceremonial railroad spikes into the tracks near Promontory, Utah.

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Arts & Culture
5:16 pm
Tue May 6, 2014

Mark Your Calendars For Savor The Summit

Likely the longest dinner table you'll ever dine at will be set up on Park City's Main Street on June 21st for an evening of food, celebration, and music. Lynn Ware Peek has more.

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Summit County Council
5:13 pm
Tue May 6, 2014

Jasper On New Summit County Pipelines

Summit County will continue to look for ways to better regulate oil pipelines - even though their pursuit of a federal study grant last week ran into obstacles. Rick Brough has more.

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