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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National Recognition
5:15 pm
Wed January 14, 2015

Summit County in Top 50 Vying For $5 Million Energy Prize

Summit County officially advanced to the semifinal round of the Georgetown University Prize Wednesday - a national competition to reduce energy use. Leslie Thatcher has more.

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Tiger Shaw
4:12 pm
Wed January 14, 2015

USSA Leader Issues Annual Report

With his first year of leading the US Ski and Snowboard Association now behind him, CEO Tiger Shaw issued his annual report reporting great success at the athlete level and a commitment to growing the organization's membership. Leslie Thatcher has more.

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Month Of Recovery
2:00 pm
Wed January 14, 2015

ABC Forecast Center's Curtis Ray Is Back On The Job

After nearly a month of recovery following a ski accident, ABC Forecast Center's Curtis Ray is back on the job. KPCW's Leslie Thatcher has more.

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Contrasting Viewpoints
1:21 pm
Wed January 14, 2015

Jeremy Ranch Objects To More Density

As reported, the major topic for the Synderville Planning Commission Tuesday night, in a General Plan Public Hearing, was the Jeremy Ranch neighborhood objecting to more commercial density in their area. However, the comments, from nearly 20 speakers, touched on other topics as well. Rick Brough has more.

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One Bathroom Per 40 People
1:06 pm
Wed January 14, 2015

City Strictly Enforcing Health And Safety Codes During Sundance

Lot's of new commerce and buildings show up in town this week and next as Sundance moves into town.   In Old Town, to add to the hubbub, you'll see bathroom buildings. Lynn Ware Peek has more.

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Karla Carbo
3:35 pm
Tue January 13, 2015

Utah Woman Suspected Of Posing As Lawyer

A Utah woman suspected of posing as a lawyer and representing clients is scheduled to appear in court Tuesday. KPCW's Leslie Thatcher has more.

Wednesday At Noon
3:25 pm
Tue January 13, 2015

Learn The Benefits Plant-based Diet

Wednesday at noon at the PC MARC is a free lunch and learn that'll give the benefits of eating a whole food plant based diet.   Lynn Ware Peek has more. 

Not Impossible Labs
3:12 pm
Tue January 13, 2015

Ebeling To Speak At Black Box

Mike Ebeling

The second of this year's SNS speaker series, held this Friday, features a man who believes that technology can solve most the world's problems, if it's seen in the right perspective.   Rick Brough has more.

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Reimbursement To States
3:02 pm
Tue January 13, 2015

Hatch Co-sponsors National Park Access Act

Utah Senator Orrin Hatch has co-sponsored the National Park Access Act. Leslie Thatcher has more.

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2:52 pm
Tue January 13, 2015

Flu Kills 7 In Salt Lake County; Make 200+ Ache In Summit

Seven deaths have been attributed to influenza already in Salt Lake County, the Park City Medical Center is reporting it has seen as many as 200 patients looking for relief. Leslie Thatcher has more.

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