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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State & Regional
1:31 pm
Mon February 3, 2014

Polygamy Bill Dead Pending Utah Legal Case

SALT LAKE CITY (AP) - A Utah lawmaker is abandoning an effort to change the state's polygamy laws to comply with a federal judge's ruling striking down key parts of the laws. 

Rep. Jerry Anderson introduced a bill this year that removes part of the bigamy law banning cohabitation with another person.

U.S. District Judge Clark Waddoups ruled in December that was a violation of the First Amendment, which guarantees the freedom of religion.

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Legislative Session
3:58 pm
Sat February 1, 2014

Little Time For Record Number Of Bills Submitted In Legislature

House Rep. Kraig Powell says that this year's Legislature could be quite a ride. He told KPCW this week that a record number of bills have been submitted, but there's also a record low amount of time for them to be considered. Rick Brough has more.

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Local News
3:50 pm
Thu January 30, 2014

Prospector Square Property Owners' Association Has A New Manager

The Prospector Square Property Owners' Association has a new director who will share time between Prospector and Main Street, since she's also the director of the Historic Park City Alliance. Lynn Ware Peek has more.

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County News
5:20 pm
Wed January 29, 2014

Boyer And County Define Park Differently

The Snyderville Planning Commission Tuesday night got a briefing on the Boyer Tech Park from Development Director Pat Putt. But they also heard from a Boyer representative that they're not on the same page as county planners about defining the uses in the park. Rick Brough has more.

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Local News
5:14 pm
Wed January 29, 2014

Sundance Buys

The number of distribution pick-up deals for Sundance movies is well below last year's number. But the purchases include some of the more noticeable entires at the 2014 Festival. Rick Brough has more.

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