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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Local News
1:06 pm
Wed July 16, 2014

Powell Talks About AG Arrests In The Year

Park City's representative to the state legislature Kraig Powell says Tuesday's arrest of the state's formal Attorneys General gives pause to how government officials conduct themselves and is something he believes lawmakers will continue to scruntinize at next year's legislative session. KPCW's Leslie Thatcher has more.

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AG Arrests
1:03 pm
Wed July 16, 2014

Lt Gov Opens With Talk Of Arrests At Multicultural Meeting

In Park City on Tuesday for a meeting, Utah Lt. Governor Spence Cox and Summit County Democratic party chair Glenn Wright weighed in on the arrests of the former State Attorneys General. Lynn Ware Peek has more.

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Park City Council
1:03 pm
Wed July 16, 2014

Foster Discusses The City's Business

With the Park City Library and Education Center now under renovation, the Park City Council will have to wait until the building is completed to find out whether the building can be listed on the National Register of Historic Places. KPCW's Leslie Thatcher has more.

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Summit County Council
1:45 pm
Tue July 15, 2014

County Council's Agenda Includes Animal Control Discussion

The Summit County Council meets on several topics in their regular session Wednesday. One major item will be the county's Animal Control Regulations. Rick Brough has more.

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Canyons Golf Course
1:38 pm
Tue July 15, 2014

Canyons Golf Course Opens September 30th With Questions

The Canyons Resort Golf Course is still scheduled to be finished by September 30th. But a couple of questions remain. Rick Brough has more.

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PC VS Vail
1:37 pm
Tue July 15, 2014

Hilder Gives A Mediation Update

Everyone's wondering in the next month if a court-ordered mediation will solve the legal conflict between Talisker and the Park City Mountain Resort.

In any event, it's a tool commonly used today, according to retired Third District Court Judge Robert Hilder, who's now a professional mediator. Rick Brough has more.

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Local News
1:33 pm
Tue July 15, 2014

Multicultural Meeting Update

The first satellite meeting of the state's Multicultural Commission met Tuesday at the Christian Center, with leaders from each of the minorities communities in the state. Lynn Ware Peek has more.

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AG Arrests
12:19 pm
Tue July 15, 2014

Two Utah AGs Arrested

Mark Shurtleff, left, and John Swallow
Credit Salt Lake County Jail

After more than a year and a half of investigation, Utah's two former attorneys general have been arrested as part of a bribery investigation. KPCW's Leslie Thatcher has more.

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Nonprofit Event
12:01 pm
Tue July 15, 2014

Meet The Frogs During Pond Walk

Screenshot of the tadpoles feeding.
Credit Utah Frogs & Toads facebook page

The Swaner EcoCenter is hosting a pond walk tonight. Rick Brough has more.

Columbia Spotted Frog Wetland Pond Walk

  • Wednesday, July 16th
  • 6:00 p.m. - 8:00 p.m.
  • Space is very limited, register to ensure your spot at swanerecocenter@usu.edu or 435-649-1767.

Video of the tadpoles feeding:

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Mountain Trails
1:48 pm
Mon July 14, 2014

Sturgis Talks About Upcoming Trail Projects

Credit alpinetrails.com

Summer time trail projects and repairs are underway. KPCW's Leslie Thatcher has this update.

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