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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Park City Golf Course
6:04 pm
Mon March 31, 2014

Simpson Talks About Park City Golf Course 50th Season

When the snow stops falling and a little more green begins to peak out, the Park City golf course will open for its 50th season with improvements that will better serve its patrons. Lynn Ware Peek has more.

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Local News
5:51 pm
Mon March 31, 2014

Driver VS Moose: Moose Looses

Wildlife on Utah roadways is a dangerous reality. On Hwy 30 over the weekend, a driver in a mid-size car struck a moose and is lucky to be alive. The moose didn't fare as well. Lynn Ware Peek has more.

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Local News
4:43 pm
Mon March 31, 2014

Trisha Worthington Leaves Community Foundation

After 7 years as the first full time director of the Park City Community Foundation, Trisha Worthington is going back to the job she left in the first place. KPCW's Leslie Thatcher has more.

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Park City Leadership
6:30 pm
Fri March 28, 2014

Park City Leadership Class Is Heading To Colorado

This year's Park City leadership class is headed to Vail and Steamboat Springs in Colorado for this fall's Road Trip, according to Leadership program founder and director Myles Rademan. Rick Brough has more.

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Local News
6:30 pm
Fri March 28, 2014

Democrat Convention This Saturday

Summit County's Democrats will hold their convention this Saturday at 4 p.m. at St. Luke's Episcopal Church near the Blue Roof Market off Highway 224. The delegates have one contest, within their local party, to vote on. Rick Brough has more.

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Park City Film Studio
6:08 pm
Fri March 28, 2014

Commission Signs Approval For Park City Film Studio

After nearly two years of relative inactivity on the proposed Park City Film Studios at Quinn's Junction, this week's approval by planning commission may signal some movement towards construction. Lynn Ware Peek has more.

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Park City School District
6:08 pm
Fri March 28, 2014

Boyle Discusses The School District's Overall Budget

With long term forecasting and getting an overview of the budget months before it has to be approved, the Park City school board hopes to avoid some of the budget shortfalls the district has been plagued with in the past. Lynn Ware Peek has more.

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Local News
6:08 pm
Fri March 28, 2014

Brown Challenges Worthen In The House District 53 Elections

Incumbent GOP Representative Mel Brown only has one Democratic challenger in his re-election bid for House District 53. That is Morgan County resident Ray Worthen. Rick Brough has more.

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Transportation
6:37 pm
Thu March 27, 2014

Kamas Transit Is In The Air

As we reported, the Councils of Summit County and Park City met earlier this week to discuss how to extend mass transit. But County Council David Ure said reaching out to South Summit has its challenges. Rick Brough has more.

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Local News
6:17 pm
Thu March 27, 2014

Stevens Plans To Outbeat Tassell In District 26 Elections

Utah State Senator Kevin Van Tassell, whose District 26 includes the Park City area, has a Democratic challenger, Wayne Stevens, who is a Vernal resident, like Van Tassell.
Stevens talked to KPCW about environmental issues, and said he favors the proposed Tesoro oil pipeline.

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