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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Traffic Crash
3:40 pm
Wed April 30, 2014

Parley's Oil Tanker Spills In Time For Morning Traffic

Traffic was clogged this morning on Interstate 80, between Parley's Summit and Lamb's Canyon, due to a rear-end collision between two semi-trailers that spilled thousands of gallons of oil.

The Utah Highway Patrol says that traffic was down to one lane until about 1 p.m. and some partial closures occurred after that to clean up the oil. Rick Brough has more.

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Car Chase
10:00 am
Wed April 30, 2014

Auto Burglary Suspect Still At Large

Summit County Sheriff deputies Wednesday morning chased three auto-burglary suspects from Kimball Junction to Jeremy Ranch. Two of the suspects were caught, but the third at this time, remains at large.

The Park City School District said they increased security measures at Jeremy Ranch Elementary and Ecker Hill Middle Schools due to the incident. Rick Brough has more.

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Awards
5:25 pm
Tue April 29, 2014

PCEF Hands Out Doilney Teaching Awards

PCHS science teacher Maureen Amendola is presented with the Sarah & Stephen Doilney Teaching award by Jim Doilney.
Credit Park City Education Foundation facebook page

The Doilney Excellent Educator Awards and the Sarah and Stephen Doilney teaching award were handed out to some surprised educators, as bands from Park City High School played along, adding to the excitement of its annual Park City Education Foundation event. Lynn Ware Peek has more.

Recipients:

Sarah & Stephen Doilney Award - Maureen Amendola

Doilney Excellent Educator Awards:

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Canyons Resort
4:49 pm
Tue April 29, 2014

Jasper Reviews The Canyons Golf Course Process

This Thursday, County Manager Bob Jasper will hold a review of the construction progress on the Canyons 18-hole golf course, which is scheduled to be finished in September.
That comes almost a week after Canyons affiliate TCFC said, in a statement, that the schedule and design of the course could be negatively impacted because Jasper denied the site plan for the resort's new ski maintenance building.
However, Jasper told KPCW he doesn't know what position the resort will take later this week. Rick Brough has more.

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Arts & Culture
4:43 pm
Tue April 29, 2014

Local Student Wins "People's Choice Award"

A Park City High School student has won the "People's Choice Award" in the Summit County Artscapes Contest. The City of Coalville will have the metal sculpture for its permanent art collection! Lynn Ware Peek has more.

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Women's Giving Fund
4:37 pm
Tue April 29, 2014

Women's Giving Fund Meets Their Challenge

The organizers of the Women's Giving Fund are ready to celebrate after meeting its year-long goal. KPCW's Leslie Thatcher has more.

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Local News
4:20 pm
Tue April 29, 2014

Main Street V.S. The DABC

Some of the alcoholic beverage activity on Main Street has raised the eyebrows of the Division of Alcoholic Beverage Control. Lynn Ware Peek has more.

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Summit County Council
4:03 pm
Tue April 29, 2014

Jasper's Agenda On Summit County's Financial Policies

The Summit County Council is looking at their financial policies - and a mixed bag of other items at their regular Wednesday meeting. Rick Brough has more.

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Local News
3:54 pm
Tue April 29, 2014

Coalville's Upcoming Summer Activities

Coalville City is busy with everything from upcoming summer events, to the construction of a new sewer plant. Rick Brough has more.

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Elections
3:50 pm
Tue April 29, 2014

County Primaries To Have One Office, One School Board Seat

Primary election day in Summit County isn't going to be busy for the County Clerk's office. Clerk Kent Jones confirms that there will be only one county-wide contests, for Democrats, and three School Board races. Rick Brough has more.

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