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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Smart Kid
11:26 am
Wed April 9, 2014

Fifth Grader Wows At Geography Bee

Stryder Larsen at the National Geographic Bee.
Credit Park City School District

When Jeremy Ranch fifth grader Stryder Larsen found himself in the Final 10 at the state level of the National Geographic Bee, only then sis he realize he was surrounded by seventh and eighth graders. Lynn Ware Peek has more.

How would you do?

Take the National Geograpic GeoBee Quiz and find out.

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Local News
5:50 pm
Mon April 7, 2014

Anti-Idling Study Takes Place In Park City

A stronger enforcement of the anti-idling ordinance in Park City is likely to happen, with city council and staff coming up with some ways to encourage and support residents in an effort that they say reflects what's important to the community. Lynn Ware Peek has more.

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2014 Elections
5:03 pm
Mon April 7, 2014

Summit County Treasurer Elections

Summit County's two political parties have finished their conventions and chosen their candidates. Among those, two contenders who will face off this fall for County Treasurer. Rick Brough has more.

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State & Regional
4:59 pm
Mon April 7, 2014

Romney Is Trying To Run Again In 2016

There are some Utah Republicans hoping to convince Mitt Romney to make another bid for the presidency. That was the message from the state GOP chairman, James Evans, to delegates at last week's county Republican convention. Rick Brough has more.

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Winter Games Celebrations
4:56 pm
Mon April 7, 2014

Olympians Walk Down Main Street

Monika Guendner

Olympians from the Sochi Winter Games and Paralympics were honored Saturday with a parade down Main Street. KPCW's Leslie Thatcher has more.

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Transportation
5:42 pm
Fri April 4, 2014

Bus Between P.C. And S.L.C. Worth The Support

The commuter bus that runs between Park City and Salt Lake each day serves between 5,000 and 6,000 riders per month during the winter months - enough, says the city, to keep supporting it and encouraging future use. Lynn Ware Peek has more.

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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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