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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Worker Housing
5:37 pm
Wed October 2, 2013

Teton County Balances Affordable Housing With Conservation And Jobs

Mountain resort towns around the West share many of the same challenges as the Park City area. In Teton County, Wyoming - where Jackson is located, finding affordable housing for its workforce has long been an issue, perhaps even more extreme than it is here. Lynn Ware Peek has more.

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5:12 pm
Wed October 2, 2013

Tania Knauer On Class Size

School Board member Tania Knauer says the district acknowledges the issue with class size and is faced with it every year when school starts, often with classes bulging -  when it's too late to do anything about it. The school board has decided to put together a committee made up of parents, teachers, and administrators to study how highly successful schools manage class size. Lynn Ware Peek has more. 

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Summit County
12:08 pm
Wed October 2, 2013

EPA Requests Amendments To Ordinance

The Summit County council will continue discussing a request from the Environmental Protection Agency to amend the county's Soils Overlay Zone ordinance. KPCW's Leslie Thatcher has more.

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Local News
10:46 am
Wed October 2, 2013

Drilling Rock Needs To Move

The Park City Rotary Club is looking for a good home for a big rock. KPCW's Leslie Thatcher explains.

Local News
12:00 am
Wed October 2, 2013

Abby McNulty On District Grants

The Park City Education Foundation has awarded $266,000 in grants to support programs that will benefit every student in the district. Lynn Ware Peek has more.

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