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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9:19 pm
Sat July 12, 2014

8 Film Projects Get Financial Incentives In Utah

SALT LAKE CITY (AP) - Eight film projects, including the fantasy adventure "Bigfoot versus Nazis," have been granted financial incentives in Utah. 

The tax credits granted Thursday by the Governor's Office of Economic Development board are based on production companies spending defined amounts of money in the state and hiring a certain percentage of cast and crew locally.

Utah Film Commission Director Marshall Moore says the tax credit increases from 20 to 25% when spending tops $1,000,000, but it can be reduced if a production falls short of meeting its spending goal.

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Friday Film Review
1:25 pm
Fri July 11, 2014

Friday Film Review: Maleficent

Have you ever wondered why the evil Fairy Godmother in the story of Sleeping Beauty was so pissed off? See Maleficent and all will be revealed. Barbara Bretz has this week's Friday Film Review.

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Local News
12:45 pm
Fri July 11, 2014

Beware Of The IRS Scam Going Around Park City

A Park City resident warns of another phone scam going on. KPCW's Leslie Thatcher reports.

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Heal Utah
12:42 pm
Fri July 11, 2014

HEAL Utah Solar Meeting Happening This Week

Heal Utah is coming out against the proposed fee on Utah households who produce their own energy - and will be in Park City Tuesday to give residents ideas about how to fight it. KPCW's Leslie Thatcher has more.

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Local News
1:11 pm
Thu July 10, 2014

Park City Woman Dies In Car Accident - Mother Injured

A 19 year old Park City woman was killed and her mother injured in an accident on I-15 between Cedar City and St. George last night. KPCW's Leslie Thatcher reports.

Local News
1:08 pm
Thu July 10, 2014

Second Ice Rink In Park City Is Being Considered

The Park City council Thursday will consider whether to consider plans for a second ice rink. KPCW's Leslie Thatcher has more.

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Park City Foundation
1:03 pm
Thu July 10, 2014

Park City Foundation Chooses Wright As Their New Executive Director

The Park City Foundation has a new executive director, it's a name you've heard before as the new former program manager and interim director of the organization. Lynn Ware Peek has more.

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Park City Museum
12:54 pm
Thu July 10, 2014

Park City Museum Plans For More Space

The Park City Museum recently closed on a commercial lot in Prospector, which will eventually be a new storage facility and education center. KPCW's Leslie Thatcher has more.

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6:11 am
Thu July 10, 2014

Utah Weighs Doing Away With Daylight Savings Time

SALT LAKE CITY (AP) - Utah is inviting residents to weigh in on whether they want their state to become the third nationwide to opt out of daylight savings time.

The debate starts at 10 a.m. Thursday at the Clark Planetarium in Salt Lake City.

Separate pushes to abandon the spring and fall time changes have surfaced and died in the state Legislature since 1997.

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2:57 pm
Wed July 9, 2014

Utah To Appeal Gay Marriage Ruling To High Court

SALT LAKE CITY (AP) - Utah is going straight to the U.S. Supreme Court to challenge a federal appeals court ruling that found states must allow gay couples to marry.

State Attorney General Sean Reyes' office said in a statement Wednesday it will file an appeal to the high court sometime in the next couple of weeks, rather than taking its case to the entire 10th U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals.

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