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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Sundance Documentary Screening
1:44 pm
Thu January 9, 2014

Park City Community Invited to Free Screening of Sundance Documentary "Brave Miss World"

Sundance is a week away, but this Thursday the Park City community gets the chance to see a free documentary "Brave Miss World" at the Santy Auditorium The screening is also set up to help draw attention to Park City's Women's Giving Fund. Rick Brough has more. 

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Library Site Alternatives
1:37 pm
Thu January 9, 2014

Plans Scrutinized For 21st Century Library

The plans for bringing Park City residents a "21st century" library are being scrutinized as the city council considers whether the price tag for building an entirely new building is more feasible than updating and greening the current library, a 20th century building. Lynn Ware Peek has more. 

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Love Your Library
1:31 pm
Thu January 9, 2014

Park City Library Participating in Love Your Library Month

A popular topic in February, with Valentine's Day, is love. But February is also Love Your Library month, and the Park City Library, and the county's Kimball Junction branch, will be participating in activities on Feb. 12th. Rick Brough has more. 

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Blended Learning
1:25 pm
Thu January 9, 2014

Blended Learning Being Considered by Park City School District

Blended Learning is a new wave of learning that the Park City School District is considering. It incorporates technology but differs from standard on-line learning in that a teacher facilitates it within the walls of a classroom. Lynn Ware Peek has more. 

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Sochi Olympics
1:20 pm
Thu January 9, 2014

Park City Mother Awaits News If Both Kids Will Be Named To Olympic Teams

Watching a child with dreams of making it to the Olympics is somewhat common in this ski resort town, but how does the anticipation intensify when two from the same family vye for an Olympic spot? As KPCW's Lynn Ware Peek reports, at least one Park City mom knows how it feels. 

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