Leslie Thatcher

News Director

Tough but fair, Leslie is the woman most of Park City wakes up with every weekday morning. Her 23 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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Local News
2:20 pm
Wed June 25, 2014

Foster Talks About The Resort's Response To Mediation

Short of a resolution to the two year battle between Park City Mountain Resort and Vail Resorts and Talisker over the 3,000 acres of ski terrain now under lease to Vail, Park City leaders say a court mandated mediation was the best thing that could happen. KPCW's Leslie Thatcher has more.

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Local News
1:53 pm
Wed June 25, 2014

School Board Primary Election Results

Tuesday's primary decided three school board races and one county council seat in Summit and Wasatch Counties with a very small voter turnout. KPCW's Leslie Thatcher has the results.

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Library Renovation
4:25 pm
Tue June 24, 2014

Temp Library Checks In To Miner's Hospital

As the Park City Library and Education Center undergoes a 15-month remodel, a temporary library has been set up where it used to be - at Miner's Hospital. Leslie Thatcher has more.

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Local News
2:32 pm
Tue June 24, 2014

Root Gives A Report On Construction Around The Town

Construction in Park City is really picking up and the monthly building reports numbers reflect that. KPCW's Leslie Thatcher has more.

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Local News
1:58 pm
Tue June 24, 2014

Primary Election Day Is Today

It's primary election day in Utah. KPCW's Leslie Thatcher has this update.

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Vail Resorts
4:18 pm
Mon June 23, 2014

Vail Resorts Gets Its Earnings

In a report issue today, Vail Resorts stock had its "buy" rating bumped to $92 a share up from the previous of $80. KPCW's Leslie Thatcher has more.

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Park City School Board Elections
3:56 pm
Fri June 20, 2014

Ehlers Plans To Run For The District 4 Seat

While there is a race between four candidates for the District 5 seat on the Park City school board, JJ Ehlers is the only one on the ballot for District 4 on November's ballot. KPCW's Leslie Thatcher has more.

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Park City School District
4:10 pm
Thu June 19, 2014

Hickey Discusses Park City School District's Budget

With little distraction, the Park City School Board approved a tentative budget Tuesday that calls for $3,000,000 tax increase, but the school board president says taxpayers will still be paying less for education than they were a few years ago. KPCW's Leslie Thatcher has more.

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Local News
1:18 pm
Thu June 19, 2014

Utah Brothers Arrested At Chicago International Airport

Two Utah brothers were arrested at Chicago O'Hare International Airport Sunday - one of them from Heber City. KPCW's Leslie Thatcher has more.

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Local News
1:14 pm
Thu June 19, 2014

Boy Scout And Leader Located In Their Car In Uintas

A sick boy scout and his scout leader spent the night in their car after getting lost Wednesday night, but were found early this morning. KPCW's Leslie Thatcher reports.

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