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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Student Clubs
2:25 pm
Thu April 3, 2014

PCHS Gay Straight Alliance In Top 5 Clubs Across Country

Jeremy Billow and Cozi Huggins of the Park City High School Gay Straight Alliance.
Credit Leslie Thatcher

Park City High School's Gay Straight Alliance has been named as one of the Top 5 GSAs in the country for its efforts to spread the issue of equality for all. KPCW's Leslie Thatcher has more.

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City Council Agenda
12:00 pm
Thu April 3, 2014

Council To Consider Pathways, Parking And Transit To Salt Lake

The Park City Council Thursday will consider plans that would widen and stripe the Poison Creek pathway. KPCW's Leslie Thatcher has more.

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2014 Elections
11:53 am
Thu April 3, 2014

Delegates To Decide Republican Candidates For Two County Offices

County Republican Chair Tal Adair

Summit County's Republican Party will hold its convention Thursday night, at South Summit High School. The delegates will vote to choose a nominee in two contests within the party, for county offices. Rick Brough has more.

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Sailing
1:59 pm
Wed April 2, 2014

SkiGatta Combines Love Of Skiing And Sailing

Park City Sailing's Bill Risconi and Dave Staley
Credit Leslie Thatcher

The Park City Sailing Association is putting on its fourth annual SkiGatta and if you're thinking it sounds like skiing and sailing - you're right. Lynn Ware Peek has more.

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Olympic Celebration
12:28 pm
Wed April 2, 2014

Olympic Celebration Parades Down Main On Saturday

Summit County will cheer on nearly two dozen Olympic athletes who participated in the 2014 Winter Games and Paralympic Games this Saturday. KPCW's Leslie Thatcher has more.

Schedule of Events

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Resort Battle
12:00 pm
Wed April 2, 2014

PCMR To Sell Passes Despite Continuing Legal Battle

Even though Park City Mountain Resort is headed to court tomorrow to have two motions heard, the Resort plans to begin selling next year's season passes. KPCW's Leslie Thatcher reports.

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Non-profit Event
11:30 am
Tue April 1, 2014

Event Asks Folks To Run For Education

The annual Running With Ed event, which raises funds for the Park City Education Foundation, is still a ways off on May 17. But the deadline to register your teams is Friday, April 11. Rick Brough has more.

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Business
10:59 am
Tue April 1, 2014

Jasper Disagrees With Opinion That Council Member Has Conflict

As we reported, Basin resident Chris Hague thinks a County Council member might have a conflict of interest running a small business in Building A of the Boyer Tech Center.

But asked about that, County Manager Bob Jasper said he doesn't think there is a problem. Rick Brough has more.

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Light Pollution
10:00 am
Tue April 1, 2014

Night Skies Talk Presented At Swaner

Preserving the night sky will be the topic at Thursday's Swaner Eco Center talk with Astronomer Paul Ricketts. KPCW's Leslie Thatcher has more.

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Local Faces
7:00 pm
Mon March 31, 2014

Basketball Star Lou Hudson Suffers Stroke

"Sweet" Lou Hudson, during his days with the Atlanta Hawks.

Long-time Park City resident and former NBA star Lou Hudson has suffered a stroke and is in grave condition. KPCW's Leslie Thatcher has more.

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