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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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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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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