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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Peace House
6:09 pm
Fri May 2, 2014

Peace House's Activities And Annual Free Lunch Coming Up

The Peace House is busy with spring activities - including their annual "free lunch with a pitch". Rick Brough has more.

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Scholarships
6:03 pm
Fri May 2, 2014

Career Step Is Offering A $450,000 Scholarship For Seniors

Students graduating from Utah high schools this year - one youngster per school has a chance at a scholarship pie totaling $450,000. It's being offered by Career Step, an online education  program. Rick Brough has more.

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Trails
5:44 pm
Fri May 2, 2014

Mountain Trails Looks For More Mountain Supporters

With thousands of people taking to the trails each day around Park City, the Mountain Trails Foundation is looking for more trail users to be come trail members. Lynn Ware Peek has more.

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Oil Pipeline
5:40 pm
Fri May 2, 2014

Oil Spill Doesn't Dissuade County From Tightening Ordinances

Thursday's tanker truck accident in Parley's Canyon, which led to the spill of up to 4,000 gallons of oil, drew attention again to the problems of transporting oil from the Uintah Basin to Salt Lake.
The Tesoro Company is proposing a pipeline as an alternative. But as County Council member Claudia McMullin noted, the county is trying to come up with a stronger ordinance to govern the pipeline construction. Rick Brough has more.

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Summit County Council
5:33 pm
Fri May 2, 2014

Sun Canyon Pops Up On County Council Agenda

Some items from the past made their appearance on the agenda for the Summit County Council Wednesday. Rick Brough has more.

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New Non-profit
6:14 pm
Thu May 1, 2014

Duffin Builds State-wide Trails Non-profit

Credit alpinetrails.com

A new non-profit group with experienced leadership at its helm has opened its doors. The new Trails Utah will help other communities promote trails and trail usage and will follow the Park City model. Lynn Ware Peek has more.

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Non-profit Event
6:06 pm
Thu May 1, 2014

Purple Paws Asking Families To Foster Animals

The Purple Paws program, from Friends of Animals Utah, looks at the familiar, tragic problem of domestic abuse - and considers that it affects the pets too. They need foster volunteers for those animals. Rick Brough has more.

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Canyons Resort
6:06 pm
Thu May 1, 2014

Golf Schedule Is Now Set For September

The developers of the Canyons 18-hole golf course have assured Summit County officials that they will substantially complete the project by its September 30th deadline - even though the issue of a new ski area maintenance building hasn't been settled.  Rick Brough has more.

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Trails Use
6:01 pm
Thu May 1, 2014

Will Electric Bikes Be Allowed On Trails?

With the increasing popularity of electric powered bikes, expect the controversy about whether they're allowed on local trails to ensue soon. KPCW's Leslie Thatcher reports.

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Arrests
5:57 pm
Thu May 1, 2014

Suspects From Car Chase Caught

Summit County Sheriff deputies yesterday morning chased three auto burglary suspects from Kimball Junction to Jeremy Ranch. KPCW's Leslie Thatcher has more.

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