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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Local News
2:26 pm
Tue July 8, 2014

Copper Moose Farms Open Farm Stand

Starting this week, Copper Moose Farms is opening a farm stand 3 days a week where the public is invited to buy some of the freshest produce in town. KPCW's Leslie Thatcher has more.

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Local News
2:23 pm
Tue July 8, 2014

County Banning Fireworks Until End Of October

A prohibition on private fireworks and open burning in Summit County will come before the County Council at its regular meeting on Wednesday. Rick Brough has more.

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Summit County Council
2:20 pm
Tue July 8, 2014

Tesoro Unhappy With Summit County's New Ordinances

The Tesoro Oil company isn't happy about the ordinances passed by the Summit County Council two weeks ago, which aim to regulate the impacts of oil pipelines. According to County Manager Bob Jasper, they made their feelings known through their attorneys. Rick Brough has more.

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Sundance Film Festival
2:19 pm
Tue July 8, 2014

Sundance Films Being Shown Again This Summer

For the 17th year, Sundance is bringing some of its best and most popular films back for a warmer time of year, in its free Outdoor Summer Screening Series. The films will be shown at City Park locally, and at Red Butte Gardens in Salt Lake. Rick Brough has more.

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Local News
2:13 pm
Tue July 8, 2014

PC Marc's Drunk Liability Lecture Goes On Tomorrow

Summer often means summer parties and get-togethers with alcohol as part of the mix. That means there can be legal liability for someone who drives away from a party drunk - and also, possibly, the host of the party.
The next P.C. Marc Lunch and Learn, on Wednesday noon, is going to offer some legal advice to both parties. Rick Brough has more.

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Park City Library
2:08 pm
Tue July 8, 2014

Park City Library's Book Sale Is Coming Back This Year

The Park City Library used book sale that has taken place for decades on Miners day, will be back this year, despite the Library's relocation. Lynn Ware Peek has more.

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Sports & Rec
2:06 pm
Tue July 8, 2014

McGinn Talks About Child Safety In The Water

Following the drowning death of a 7 year old boy at the Cottonwood Heights pool last weekend, a local aquatics director talks about how to keep children safe in water this summer. Lynn Ware Peek has more.

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AP NEWS
11:26 am
Tue July 8, 2014

Utah Woman To Be Chief Of National Teacher's Union

SALT LAKE CITY (AP) - A Utah woman who began her career as a lunch lady and was later named the 1989 Utah Teacher of the Year has been elected to lead the nation's largest labor union.

Lily Eskelsen Garcia was elected president of the National Education Association last week. She will begin her term September 1.

Outgoing president Dennis Van Roeke predicted Eskelsen Garcia will be the most dynamic spokesperson the NEA has ever had, and will continue to push equity and social justice.

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Arts & Culture
2:40 pm
Mon July 7, 2014

Wallace Talks About Gardening In The Summer

Ecker Hill Middle School students are finding out how despite summer vacation the garden growing at their school is still growing. Lynn Ware Peek has more.

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Local News
2:07 pm
Mon July 7, 2014

Hemp Oil Cards Are To Be Issued

As of today, the state of Utah started issuing Hemp Oil cards to  verified residents. KPCW's Leslie Thatcher has more.

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