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
9:01 am
Sun January 26, 2014

Utah Restaurants Fare Better On Underage Drinking

SALT LAKE CITY (AP) - State officials say Utah restaurants fared much better last year during covert visits by underage drinkers.

Lt. Troy Marx of the Utah Bureau of Investigation's alcohol enforcement team says restaurants sold to minors of 16% of these visits in 2013. That's down significantly from 29% the year before.

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State & Regional
7:00 pm
Sat January 25, 2014

Over 4,000 Rally For Clean Air In Salt Lake City

SALT LAKE CITY (AP) - More than 4,000 protestors gathered in Salt Lake City on Saturday to press the government to step up the fight against air pollution in Utah.

Some demonstrators wore surgical and gas masks and others waved placards during the rally on the steps of the Capitol. 

The Salt Lake Tribune reports that Salt Lake City mayor Ralph Becker reaffirmed his commitment to implementing air-friendly policies, but noted air quality is a regional issue that one city cannot change alone.

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Utah Legislature
3:56 pm
Sat January 25, 2014

Powell Previews Upcoming Legislative Session

Park City's representative to the statehouse, Kraig Powell has drafted some 19 bills he hopes to present in this year's legislative session. KPCW's Leslie Thatcher has this report.

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State & Regional
7:32 pm
Fri January 24, 2014

Utah's Smallest Ski Area Is Sold!

EDEN, UT (AP) - An investor group has purchased Utah's smallest ski area from a bank that repossessed Ogden Valley's Wolf Mountain Resort a few years ago.

Real estate broker Shauna Jensen tell The Associated Press the investors bought the ski area Jan. 15 from America First Credit Union.

Jensen says the new owners have plans to expand skiing on the 460-acre parcel - only a small part of it is being used for skiing.

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Sundance Interviews
1:23 pm
Fri January 24, 2014

The Sundance Reel - Friday, January 24, 2014

Sean Means from the Salt Lake Tribune

Salt Lake Tribune Film Critic, Impact Partners Film Services, Captivated: The Trials of Pamela Smart and Drunktown's Finest.

KPCW News Director Leslie Thatcher is joined by KPCW Film Reviewer (and City Attorney) Mark Harrington for the last day of The Sundance Reel.

Captivated: The Trials of Pamela Smart - Park City Screenings

  • 1/24/2014 6:00 pm. Egyptian Theatre, Park City

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