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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Main Street
5:52 pm
Thu May 1, 2014

City Tackles Electric Cars, Dining Decks And Historic Wall

The historic Marsac Mill wall. The offending section sits up and back from the historic part.
Credit KPCW

Park City staff is meeting once again with the developers of Treasure Hill and will be rebuilding the historic wall outside the KPCW studios. KPCW's Leslie Thatcher has more.

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Waste Event
5:49 pm
Thu May 1, 2014

Hazardous Waste Event Collects Household Baddies

This Saturday is the day you can get rid of your hazardous household waste in a way that's safe, responsible, and free to residents. Lynn Ware Peek has more.

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Egyptian Theatre
5:48 pm
Thu May 1, 2014

Registration Opens For YouTheatre Summer Camps

It's that time of year when sign-ups for summer camps are coming on line and the YouTheatre at the Egyptian has a line-up of camps for all ages. Lynn Ware Peek has more.

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Non-profit Event
5:45 pm
Thu May 1, 2014

Swaner EcoCenter Hosts Guitar Ensemble

The Swaner EcoCenter is hosting a special musical program, called "Guitar Ensembles" this Sunday at 4 p.m. Rick Brough has more.

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State & Regional
7:27 pm
Wed April 30, 2014

No Risk To Drink Water From Crash Because Of Oil Leak

SALT LAKE CITY (AP) - Health and environment officials say there's no risk to Salt Lake City area drinking water from a crude oil spill on Interstate 80 earlier Wednesday.

The Salt Lake County Health Department and Salt Lake City Public Utilities said Wednesday afternoon that the spill in Parley's Creek can be cleaned up before it hits the reservoirs that provide drinking water.

The crash Wednesday morning snarled westbound traffic on the highway and sent two drivers to the hospital with minor injuries.

Park City School District
6:16 pm
Wed April 30, 2014

Kevin McIntosh Leaves The Park City School District After This Year

Departing Treasure Mountain Jr. High School assistant principal Kevin McIntosh will leave Park City in July and he'll take with him great memories of the 12 years he's spent in a district he loves. He's also taking this year's Excellent Education award for Treasure Mountain Junior High School. Lynn Ware Peek has more.

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Park City Municipal
5:42 pm
Wed April 30, 2014

PCMC Seeks Proposals For Fiber Optic Network

Park City Municipal has issued a Request for Proposals to find out what it would cost to build a fiber network for residents and businesses. KPCW's Leslie Thatcher has more.

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Golf Course
5:21 pm
Wed April 30, 2014

Canyons To Ask For Change Of Benchmark For Golf Course

Summit County Manager Bob Jasper said he doesn't know what the Canyons Resort will present tomorrow about its 18-hole golf course - and the scheduled completion by September.

He did say the developers have asked to change one of the benchmarks scheduled this summer. Rick Brough has more.

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Local News
4:17 pm
Wed April 30, 2014

Alison Butz On Park City's Summer Local Activities

When it's spring in Park City, it's a time for restaurants and other businesses in Old Town to reboot and get ready for the summer - but stay tuned because it's also the time of year for great deals and fun local activities. Lynn Ware Peek has more.

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Sundance
3:45 pm
Wed April 30, 2014

Sundance Film "Alive Inside" Showing

If you missed it at the Film Festival in January, this Thursday evening you can see "Alive Inside," - the runaway audience favorite at Sundance this year. Lynn Ware Peek has more.

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