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
12:00 am
Tue October 1, 2013

Bob Jasper On WIC Closing

Due to the partial shutdown of the federal government, as of 5:00 today, funding for Summit County's WIC - or Women Infant and Children program will be suspended. KPCW's Leslie Thatcher has more.

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Class Size
5:41 pm
Mon September 30, 2013

Superintendent Discusses Plans For Class Size

The Park City school board met work session Tuesday morning to discuss long-term planning for class size. Lynn Ware Peek has more.

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Education
5:32 pm
Mon September 30, 2013

Putnam To Give Lectue On Choosing The Right School

Paul Putnam is an expert college recruiter  who specializes in matching student athletes to the right college. He presents the lecture this evening at Park City High School's lecture hall. Lynn Ware Peek has more.

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Non-profit Event
5:24 pm
Mon September 30, 2013

Recycle Utah's Harvest Festival Welcomes Fall

 You've got a chance to welcome Fall, with the fourth Annual Harvest Fest this weekend, at the High Star Ranch near Kamas. Rick Brough has more.

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Local News
5:05 pm
Mon September 30, 2013

Bookmobile Important Part Of The Community

Summit County's library branches in Coalville,  Kamas and the Snyderville Basin are important community centers. But the county's rolling library is also important for school students, senior shut-its and residents in rural areas. Rick Brough has more.

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Arts & Culture
12:00 am
Mon September 30, 2013

It's National Domestic Violence Awareness Month!

October is national Domestic Violence Awareness month and locally, the month will begin with a walk and candlelight vigil down Park City's Main Street. Lynn Ware Peek has more.

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Local News
12:00 am
Mon September 30, 2013

Park City Mountain Resort Is Amended Suit

Attorneys for the Park City Mountain Resort filed an amended lawsuit last week against Talisker Land Holdings, in the resort's effort to maintain its leases on over 3,000 acres of its ski terrain.
The revamped lawsuit has added five new corporate defendants, tied to Talisker or Vail Resorts, and alleges that the Mountain Resort's rights under its leases have been violated, because Talisker has sold or transferred the property to a third party.
Part of the new lawsuit has been blacked out, in the copy available to the public. Rick Brough has more.

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Non-profit Event
5:25 pm
Fri September 27, 2013

Hi-Ute Event Celebrates Open Space

A Saturday event is going to celebrate Open Space - and in particular, will allow locals to get an up-close look at the preserved property on the Hi-Ute Ranch. Rick Brough has more.

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Events in Park City
1:00 am
Fri September 27, 2013

Tour Of Utah Expands

The Larry H. Miller Tour of Utah will expand to a seven-day stage race in 2014, starting on Monday, August 4 and finishing on Sunday, August 10. Lynn Ware Peek has more.

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21st Century City
1:00 am
Fri September 27, 2013

Costs Balance Against Desire For Broadband

The Park City Council knows that bringing in high speed Broadband is the natural evolution of a community that wants to be viable in the 21st century, it's just a matter of having the correct infrastructure to keep the cost within reach. Lynn Ware Peek has more.

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