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 to 8 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 - Tom Fisher, 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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KPCW

Solidly into the B week of the Sundance Film Festival, and filmmakers continue to beat a path to the KPCW studios to talk with News Director Leslie Thatcher and her co-host Film Reviewer Linda Jager for Day 7 of The Sundance Reel.

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Bonus Interview:

The Sundance Reel - January 27, 2015

Jan 27, 2015
KPCW

The Sundance Reel returns for Sundance Film Festival, Day 6, and local film aficionado Katie Eldridge joins Leslie Thatcher as co-host.

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Individual Interviews:

Bryan Carberry, Clay Tweel, directors, Finders Keepers, U.S. Documentary Competition

Upcoming Local Screenings

A group opposed to capital punishment plans to protest outside the Utah State Capitol on Tuesday over one lawmaker's plan to resurrect the use of firing squads.  KPCW's Leslie Thatcher has more.

Although they experience the Sundance Film Festival as up close and personal as anyone, those on the Park City Police Force live through the festival in a little different way. Lynn Ware Peek has more.

The Sundance Reel - January 26, 2015

Jan 26, 2015
Leslie Thatcher

KPCW News Director Leslie Thatcher returns after a long, full, first weekend of Sundance to bring the next set of filmmakers on The Sundance Reel. Joined by the Executive Director of the Park City Film Series, Katy Wang, The Reel covers two documentaries and one narrative film, that all touch on different aspects of living with death.

Full podcast here:

Individual Interviews: 

Virginia Pearce, executive director

The monster storm in the northeast is throwing off travel plans not only on the east coast, but around the country and could impact a number of visitors who are here in town or coming into town for Sundance.   KPCW's Leslie Thatcher has more.

In the final races before the World Championships in Beaver Creek next week, the U.S. alpine skiers finished off a strong streak in Europe - from St. Moritz to Kitzbuhel. Lynn Ware Peek has more.

Utah's 45-day legislative session starts Monday. Leslie Thatcher has more.

KPCW volunteer DJ Sara Wagner presents The Sundance Wrap - highlights from each day's Sundance Film Festival in-studio and on-the-street interviews. Lynn Ware Peek has more.

USSA Rocks X Games

Jan 23, 2015

U.S. athletes earned consecutive gold medals in the superpipe at the X Games this week. Lynn Ware Peek has more.

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