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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Park City Foundation
1:03 pm
Thu July 10, 2014

Park City Foundation Chooses Wright As Their New Executive Director

The Park City Foundation has a new executive director, it's a name you've heard before as the new former program manager and interim director of the organization. Lynn Ware Peek has more.

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Park City Museum
12:54 pm
Thu July 10, 2014

Park City Museum Plans For More Space

The Park City Museum recently closed on a commercial lot in Prospector, which will eventually be a new storage facility and education center. KPCW's Leslie Thatcher has more.

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6:11 am
Thu July 10, 2014

Utah Weighs Doing Away With Daylight Savings Time

SALT LAKE CITY (AP) - Utah is inviting residents to weigh in on whether they want their state to become the third nationwide to opt out of daylight savings time.

The debate starts at 10 a.m. Thursday at the Clark Planetarium in Salt Lake City.

Separate pushes to abandon the spring and fall time changes have surfaced and died in the state Legislature since 1997.

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2:57 pm
Wed July 9, 2014

Utah To Appeal Gay Marriage Ruling To High Court

SALT LAKE CITY (AP) - Utah is going straight to the U.S. Supreme Court to challenge a federal appeals court ruling that found states must allow gay couples to marry.

State Attorney General Sean Reyes' office said in a statement Wednesday it will file an appeal to the high court sometime in the next couple of weeks, rather than taking its case to the entire 10th U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals.

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Park City Council
2:42 pm
Wed July 9, 2014

Council Plans To Discuss Transit Ideas In The Future

Park City council at its Thursday meeting will consider some amendments to the 2015 budget to reflect some proposed bumps in the transportation environment. Lynn Ware Peek has more.

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Egyptian Theatre Company
2:31 pm
Wed July 9, 2014

Egyptian Theatre Company Presents "SOB - Save Our Banksy" Fundraiser

The Egyptain Theatre Company on Tuesday announced a fundraising campaign called "SOB - Save Our Banksy" which aims not only to preserve a piece of street art by a world-reowned graffiti artist, but also to help the Egyptian's youth theater. Rick Brough has more.

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Summit County Council
2:15 pm
Wed July 9, 2014

County's Agenda Includes Reports From Snyderville And Park City Fire

The Summit County Council has a variety of items on their Wednesday agenda - including reports from the Snyderville Recreation District and Park City Fire. Rick Brough has more.

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2:11 pm
Wed July 9, 2014

Park City Mayor Writes A Letter Looking For A Better Solution

Park City Municipal has sent a follow up correspondence to the CEO's of Vail Resorts and Powdr Corp, expressing support for a "broader resolution" to their legal dispute which would include an operational plan for the resort to remain open for the upcoming ski season. Lynn Ware Peek has more.

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1:51 pm
Wed July 9, 2014

Newspapers Ask To Dismiss Lawsuit Over Agreement

SALT LAKE CITY (AP) - Owners of Salt Lake City's two daily newspapers are asking a federal judge to dismiss a lawsuit over joint operating agreement between The Salt Lake Tribune and Deseret News.

Attorneys for Kearns-Tribune and the Deseret News Publishing Company argued in court documents Monday that the group of former Tribune reporters and current readers has no standing to challenge the agreement.

The owners also say there's no merit to allegations that agreement violates federal antitrust laws and threatens the Tribune's independence.

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Local News
1:17 pm
Wed July 9, 2014

Sharrows Are Starting To Be Seen Around Park City

Credit www.saltcycle.org

On some Park City streets, you'll soon begin seeing new painted markings. One depicts a cyclist and just ahead on the pavement will be direction indicators, similar to an arrow. It's part of a pilot program for sharing the road. Lynn Ware Peek has more.

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