Leslie Thatcher

News Director

Tough but fair, Leslie is the woman most of Park City wakes up with every weekday morning. Her 25 years at KPCW has given her depth and insight, guiding her as she asks local leaders and citizens the questions on everyone’s minds during the live interviews of the Local News Hour.

As KPCW's News Director, she has the pulse of the community and an unmatched range of contacts that allows the station to cover everything going on in town, from increased school taxes and water rates to personal achievements and community-wide victories. When she's not sussing out the next story, you'll see her face at many Park City events, as well as on the ski hill and mountain trails.

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Bill White Farms

Aug 8, 2016

Behind the six foot fenc a the corner of State Road 224 and Bear Hollow Drive, a bit of the Snyderville Basin's history is being re-created -- a two acre farm in the heart of Park City suburbia. In this first of two reports, Leslie Thatcher explains how Bill White Farms came to be...

  The Local News Hour August 8, 2016

Logan Wilde – Winner of House District 53

Angela Moschettto  - Future Park City

Sarah Berry – Future Park City

Rebecca Gonzales – Bright Futures Project

Friday,  August 5, 2016

Charlie Sturgis - Mountain Trails Foundation

Sue Pollard - Summit County Republican Party Vice-Chair

Park City Council Member Becca Gerber

Founder and President of Park City Bike Demos Andre Shoumatoff

Teri Orr - Ex. Director Park City Institute

Be prepared for rolling road closures Saturday and Sunday as the Tour of Utah makes its way through Park City.

Tour of Utah

Tour of Utah Transportation Plan for Sunday, August 7 Stage 7 - (Park City-Park City)
The race start/finish area upper Main Street will be combined with the Tour of Utah Expo in order to create a day- long festival atmosphere for an anticipated crowd of 10,000 spectators. Temporary traffic closures will be in place along the route within Park City for 15 to 45 minutes between 11:00 am and 5:00 p.m. Plan ahead for traffic and transportation impacts.
 

Transit & Parking

Tour of Utah

Tour of Utah Transportation Plan for Saturday, August 6

Kathy Donnell – Park Naturalist with Utah State Parks

Julie Eihausen – Park City School Board Member and School District Communications Specialist Molly Miller iwth an update on Tuesday's meeting

Representative Mel Brown on his loss in the primary to newcomer Logan Wilde

Jenny Dierson and Alfred Knotts – Park City Municipal to talk about the Tour of Utah impacts this weekend

  Local News Hour – August 3, 2016

Rick Shand and Carol Agle – Park City Board of Realtors

Jack Thomas – Park City Mayor

Diane Foster – Park City Manager

James Humpherys – Commemorative Air Force

The Park City School District's long-time associate superintendent of student services, Tom Van Gorder, is leaving his job and it's costing the district more than $200,000 in severance pay.  KPCW's Leslie Thatcher has more:

  

Leslie Thatcher

Two-time Olympic Champion and Park City native, Ted Ligety has been named as Deer Valley's global Athlete Ambassador. Leslie Thatcher was there and has this report.

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