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 Christian Center
4:19 pm
Mon May 12, 2014

Park City Introduces A New Charity "500 Babies In Africa"

A new community service program in Park City is aiming to help infants in Africa. It's called 500 Babies in Africa. Rick Brough has more.

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Park City School District
4:16 pm
Mon May 12, 2014

Hauber Works Out A Plan To Increase The District's Budget

The Park City School District has a $46,000,000 operating budget and $66,000,000 total in various funds. Yet the district scrutinizes the budget each year to attempt to keep it out of the red. A budget meeting takes place Tuesday morning to work toward the adoption of the final budget at the end of June. Lynn Ware Peek has more.

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Wasatch County
4:05 pm
Mon May 12, 2014

Pow-Wow Fundraiser Comes This Weekend

Credit Heber Valley Tourism

The Heber Valley "Pow-Wow" is coming up next month at Soldier Hollow. However, this weekend there's a fundraiser for the Pow-Wow, which will give you a taste of the upcoming festivities. Rick Brough has more.

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5:00 pm
Fri May 9, 2014

The Sierra Club Talks About The U.S.'s Climate Changes And Possibilities

A new report called The National Climate Assessment shows that the impacts of climate change are happening now, not off in the future, according to a representative of the Sierra Club. Rick Brough has more.

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Sundance Author Series
4:57 pm
Fri May 9, 2014

Sarah Lewis Coming To Town To Talk About Her Book

The 12th year of the Sundance author series kicks off on May 17th with an award winning author and cultural historian. Lynn Ware Peek has more.

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Park City Trails
4:54 pm
Fri May 9, 2014

Kuhn Debates Electric Bikes On The Trails

With the increasing popularity of electric powered bikes, the controversy about whether they should be allowed on local trails is imminent. KPCW's Leslie Thatcher reports.

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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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