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
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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State & Regional
6:00 pm
Thu January 23, 2014

Gov: "Nothing" Not An Option For Utah On Medicaid

SALT LAKE CITY (AP) - Gov. Gary Herbert says Utah will pursue some form of Medicaid expansion but has put off announcing specifics on his decision.

Herbert announced at his monthly televised news conference on Thursday that "doing nothing" to expand the program was off the table.

Under the federal health law, states have the option of expanding eligibility for Medicaid, the state-federal program for low-income people.

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Sochi Olympics
9:19 am
Thu January 23, 2014

Lots Of Locals Headed To Sochi

Dozens of Park City residents are off to Sochi, Russia in the next couple of weeks, wither to participate, watch or work. KPCW's Leslie Thatcher has more.

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Shorts Program
3:03 pm
Wed January 22, 2014

Shorts Program Takes Long Time To Build

More than any other film received by the Sundance film programmers is the short film, Dozens are culled from the thousands submitted every year to program the shorts program. Leslie Thatcher has more.

Shorts program on YouTube: youtube.com/sff

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