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
2:06 pm
Wed July 2, 2014

Barnes Currently In The Hospital For Aortic Dissection

Snyderville Basin Planning Comissioner Mike Barnes is in critical but stable condition after suffering what's called an aortic dissection on Sunday. KPCW's Rick Brough has more.

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AP NEWS
2:05 pm
Wed July 2, 2014

Counties Push For State Control Of Wild Horses

SALT LAKE CITY (AP) - A couple of southern Utah counties that vowed to break federal law and round up wild horses this summer if the Bureau of Land Management didn't do it first are backing down from that threat.

The Salt Lake Tribune reports that the Iron and Beaver county commissioners are instead mounting a campaign to have rules changed so states, not the federal government, control how many horses are allowed on the ranges.

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Local News
2:05 pm
Wed July 2, 2014

Hewitt Talks About This Year's Ban Of Fireworks

Based on the recommendation of Park City fire chief Paul Hewitt, its emergency manager and police chief, the Park City council last week banned the use of personal fireworks. While Hewitt says he's a fan of fireworks, he doesn't think it's worth the risk. KPCW's Leslie Thatcher has more.

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PCMR VS Talisker
1:58 pm
Wed July 2, 2014

PCMR And Talisker's Judge Signs Eviction Order

As Park City Mountain Resort and Vail Resorts work to settle their legal differences, Third District Court Judge Ryan Harris has officially signed and filed the Order of Restitution, evicting Park City Mountain Resort. That eviction has been stayed for now. KPCW's Leslie Thatcher has more.

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Local News
1:02 pm
Wed July 2, 2014

Tollgate Residents Are Affected By I80 Construction

Although the residences west of Tollgate Canyon are affected by the I80 Highway reconstruction, this summer and next, personnel at the North Summit Fire District say they are able to access those neighborhoods, for fires and emergencies. Rick Brough has more.

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Local News
1:01 pm
Wed July 2, 2014

North Summit Fire Department Keeping Caution For This Year's Fireworks

While Park City has restricted fireworks this year, a ban isn't in effect for cities on the East Side of the county. Although the fire danger isn't considered extreme there, a spokesman for North Summit's fire district is still advising caution. Rick Brough has more.

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Resort Mediation
6:34 pm
Tue July 1, 2014

Resorts May Mediate Before Deadline?

Two weeks ago, Third District Court judge Ryan Harris ordered Park City Mountain resort and Vail Resorts into mediation to work out their differences with a deadline to have it resolved by August 15th. But given the secrecy of the negotiations, it'll be another month-and-a-half before the community finds out if they could do that. KPCW's Leslie Thatcher has this update.

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Local News
5:12 pm
Tue July 1, 2014

Don't Speed; Don't Light Firecrackers In Park City

Park City is cracking down - from banning fireworks to enforcing speed limits. Leslie Thatcher has more.

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Big Stars Bright Nights
3:40 pm
Tue July 1, 2014

McBride Comes To Park City This Week To Perform At Deer Valley

Named "Female vocalist of the Year" four times by the Country Music Association, Martina McBride will be coming to Park City for the first time this Thursday, at the Deer Valley ampitheatre. Lynn Ware Peek has more.

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Local Faces
3:36 pm
Tue July 1, 2014

Crawford Talks About Her Engineering Role In The County

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Leslie Crawford has been the Summit County Engineer for a little over a year. She's not only busy with designing and maintaining the county's roads, but is heavily involved with the proposed Tesoro pipeline, and the regional Mountain Accord process. Rick Brough has more.

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