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
5:29 pm
Fri April 4, 2014

Kamas Suspect Arrested For Various Warrants

Summit County Sheriff deputies Wednesday night pursued a fleeing suspect, who was wanted on some outstanding warrants, and ran him to ground near the center of Kamas with the help of a canine officer. Rick Brough has more.

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Local News
5:24 pm
Fri April 4, 2014

Park City Shares Same Issues As Vail Say Town Rep

The town of Vail, Colorado had representatives in town last week, for several days of collaboration, brainstorming, and sharing information on how similar mountain resort communities operate. Lynn Ware Peek has more.

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Dog Shooting
5:14 pm
Fri April 4, 2014

Dog Shooting In Pinebrook Update

Police are still investigating the dog shooting in Pinebrook last month, KPCW's Leslie Thatcher has this update.

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Community Education
5:07 pm
Fri April 4, 2014

Water Festival Teaches About The Importance Of H2O

More than 500 students in area schools were led through classes as well as fun and games to learn more about the importance of water at the annual water festival sponsored by Recycle Utah. KPCW's Leslie Thatcher has more.

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Local News
4:09 pm
Fri April 4, 2014

Attorneys Move To Third District Court To Discuss Major Issues

Opposing attorneys for the Park City Mountain Resort and for Talisker returned to Third District Court Thursday and argued two major issues over the Resort's lease of its ski mountain. Judge Ryan Harris didn't hand down a decision, saying he will have rulings at an unspecified time.
However, reporters did hear briefly outside the courtroom from Jon Cumming, the CEO of Powdr Corp, parent company of the Mountain Resort. Rick Brough has more.

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Summer Music
5:19 pm
Thu April 3, 2014

Orr Announces Big Stars Bright Nights Concert Lineup

Summer Concert Season at Deer Valley is not far off. It begins in June and this week the Park City Institute this week announced its St. Regis Big Stars Bright Nights series with 10 concerts, sure to bridge many varied musical tastes. Lynn Ware Peek has more.

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Local News
4:37 pm
Thu April 3, 2014

2014 Olympians Visit The White House

The White House got an Olympic greeting as members of the 2014 Olympic and Paralympic teams from Sochi visited the nation's capital today. KPCW's Leslie Thatcher has more.

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New Staff
4:24 pm
Thu April 3, 2014

Brickley Finds New Chief Prosecutor

Matthew Bates

Summit County Attorney Dave Brickley announced Tuesday that he has appointed a Chief Prosecutor - naming Matthew Bates, who has worked in the Attorney's Office the past three years. Rick Brough has more.

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Construction Critiques
4:15 pm
Thu April 3, 2014

Input Still Open For Art Center's Expantion

Park City has received more than 200 letters and comments on the new proposed design plans for the Kimball Art Center Expansion and the city manager says there are more opportunities for public input. KPCW's Leslie Thatcher reports.

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Resort Battle
3:58 pm
Thu April 3, 2014

PCMR Asks Judge To Reconsider Previous Ruling

Attorneys for the Park City Mountain Resort went into Third District Thursday, asking Judge Ryan Harris to reconsider a major ruling against the Resort which he handed down a year and a half ago.
In the legal fight with its landlord, Talisker, the Mountain Resort argues that the lease on over 3,000 acres of its ski mountain is still valid.

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