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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Construction
2:54 pm
Mon April 14, 2014

Permit Construction Triples Last Year's Numbers

It will be a busy year for building contractors, and for the Park City Building Department. Rick Brough has more.

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Oil Pipeline
2:15 pm
Mon April 14, 2014

More Time To Comment On Oil Pipeline

Because of a snafu, Summit County residents now have until April 21 to submit comments on the proposed Tesoro oil pipeline, which would run fromn the Uintah Basin, through Summit, to refineries in Salt Lake. Rick Brough has more.

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Wasatch County
4:34 pm
Fri April 11, 2014

Wasatch County Building Trails And Trail Foundations

The Wasatch Trails Alliance has blossomed as a trails foundation at nearly the same rate that new trails in the Heber Valley have. Lynn Ware Peek has more.

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Park City Follies
2:54 pm
Fri April 11, 2014

'We Can Take It,' Says Vail's Katz About Follies

Vail CEO Rob Katz takes a selfie with his Follies counterpart, Craig Sanchez.
Credit Park City Follies Facebook page

When you're Rob Katz, the CEO of one of the world's biggest ski operators, and find out the joke is on your company by the small-town theater group, you make sure you get tickets to the sold-out show, so you can see for yourself. KPCW's Leslie Thatcher reports.

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Local Faces
2:05 pm
Fri April 11, 2014

Basketball Great Lou Hudson Dies

Long-time Park City resident and former NBA star Lou Hudson died earlier this Friday morning after suffering a stroke lasy month. KPCW's Leslie Thatcher has more.

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Boyer Tech Park
12:41 pm
Fri April 11, 2014

Armstrong Cautiously Supportive Of Development Amendment

County Council member Roger Armstrong says he's supportive of a change to Boyer Tech Park's development agreement - allowing the County Manager to determine early on if a prospective tenant fits with the allowed uses at the park.

Armstrong says he has confidence in County Manager Bob Jasper and Development Director Pat Putt. Rick Brough has more.

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Garden News
12:00 pm
Thu April 10, 2014

Community Gardens Closes To Focus On Education

Based on a survey of its supporters, Summit Community Gardens has decided to close down its community gardens and instead focus on education. KPCW's Leslie Thatcher reports.

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Jury Duty Scam
11:24 am
Thu April 10, 2014

Scam Asks For Personal Info To Cancel Arrest

The Utah State Courts is advising residents not to be fooled by a jury duty scam that continues to persist throughout the country. KPCW's Leslie Thatcher has more.

For more information on jury duty, log on to the Utah State Courts' website.

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Water Resources
1:34 pm
Wed April 9, 2014

Water Tool For City Starts This Month

Park City Municipal this month will roll out the new WaterSmart program helping residents know if they're keeping up with the Joneses in terms of water use and conservation. Lynn Ware Peek has more.

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Snyderville Planning Commission
11:44 am
Wed April 9, 2014

Hyatt House Needs More Time In Front Of Planning Commission

A Hyatt House Hotel in Sandy.

The developers of the Hyatt House Hotel along Highway 224 were hoping to get to a public hearing on their final site plan after Tuesday's work session with the Snyderville Planning Commission. But, they were told instead that they need another meeting with the panel. Rick Brough has more.

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