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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4:16 pm
Mon January 12, 2015

Missing Skier Found Two Counties Over

In foggy and low visibility conditions, a 61-year-old skier at Alta Resort went missing on Sunday afternoon.   His story ends well - but he charted quite a distance through three counties to try to get out. He was found Monday mid-morning in good condition, with just mild hypothermia.  Lynn Ware Peak has more.

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Join The City
4:05 pm
Mon January 12, 2015

Public Can Walk Through Bonanza's Proposed Changes

On Tuesday the public can join in the city walk through to understand just how Bonanza Park might be developed if the proposed zoning is applied to the area. Lynn Ware Peek has more.

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UtahPolicy.com Survey
3:54 pm
Mon January 12, 2015

Most Utahns To More Taxes: No Thank You

According to a poll done for Utahpolicy.com, a majority of Utahns oppose a proposal to increase the personal income tax rate to provide more funding for schools. Leslie Thatcher has more.

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Moving Buildings
4:44 pm
Fri January 9, 2015

Rio Grande Building Rides Again

As part of an Old Town renovation, the historic Rio Grande Building was moved off premises last summer, just downhill from the Town Lift Plaza.  Now this week, it will be moved back in place.  Lynn Ware Peek has more.

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Dan Matthews Resigned
12:24 pm
Fri January 9, 2015

Jordanelle Special Service District Awaits State Audit

It's business as usual at the Jordanelle Special Service District as Wasatch County officials wait for results of a state audit of the district. Leslie Thatcher has more.

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Innovation Stem Education
11:36 am
Fri January 9, 2015

School District Named Finalist At National STEM Awards

The Park City School District's PCCAPS program has been named as a finalist in the FETC STEM Excellence Awards. Leslie Thatcher has more.

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Wasatch County
10:42 am
Fri January 9, 2015

Wasatch County Manager Update

Wasatch County manager Mike Davis had a wide-ranging interview Thursday with KPCW News Director Leslie Thatcher  on everything from the status of the Jordanelle  Special Service District to the new zone for the North Fields.  Here is the interview in its entirety. 

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12:12 pm
Thu January 8, 2015

Dozens Of Tractors Honor 'The Tractor Guy'

Patrick Cone Photography

Dozens of tractors lined up along Highway 32 between Marion and Kamas to honor the man they knew as the Tractor Guy. Leslie Thatcher has more.

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Expert Levels Of Service
11:53 am
Thu January 8, 2015

Black Diamonds Awarded By Lodging Association

In a sold-out event, the Park City Area Lodging Association handed out its first ever Black Diamond Awards Wednesday. Leslie Thatcher has more.

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Park City School District
4:04 pm
Wed January 7, 2015

Chaplin Honored At PCSD Meeting

The late David Chaplin, a longtime educator, school board member and artist was honored at Tuesday's Park City school board meeting. Lynn Ware Peek has more.

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