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.

Ways to Connect

On today's program, Leslie Thatcher gets a legislative update from Park City School District Business Administrator Todd Hauber; Park City Manager Diane Foster has details on this week's City Council retreat; Summit County Health Dept. Director Rich Bullough talks about the new mental health needs assessment survey; and Jesse Hunt with the Park City Ski Team has details on this year's PCST Alumni Night.

On today's program, Leslie Thatcher speaks to Summit County Development Director Pat Putt and Personnel Director Brian Bellamy; Colin Deford, who is running for Summit County Council; Kyle Oram who talks about solar panel installation; and Rick Rea, Artistic Director of Ziegfeld Theatre Company about Dirty Rotten Scoundrels.

On today's program, Leslie Thatcher speaks to Managing Editor of utahpolicy.com Bryan Schott; Sean Wharton, a candidate for the Summit County Council and Tom Kelly with USSA.

Hyperloop in Utah?

Mar 7, 2016

Park City, Summit County and Utah officials met Wednesday with representatives of Hyperloop Transportation Technologies to begin exploring the opportunities for getting Utah involved in a future, high-speed transportation system. Leslie Thatcher has more.

Nearly 85 students from Summit and Wasatch County schools participated in the 10th annual Park Record Spelling Bee on Tuesday with the winner of the older division receiving an all-expense paid trip to the National Bee in May. Leslie Thatcher has more.

On today's program, Leslie Thatcher speaks to State Rep. Kraig Powell; Park City Council Member Becca Gerber and Bruce Granath with MagicSpace Entertainment to talk about the schedule for next year's inaugural season of Broadway at the Eccles.

The Park City School District has hired a new, part-time community relations specialist, whose job will be to promote the district's business and achievements while answering a lot of questions. Leslie Thatcher has more.

Opposing attorneys in the Park City Film Studios lawsuit appeared in Third District Court Monday. Judge Kara Pettit heard charges and counter-charges in the case between studio developer Greg Ericksen and his financier Gary Crandall. The judge took the arguments under advisement and will issue a written ruling later. Rick Brough has more.

On today's program, host Leslie Thatcher speaks to Utah Park Naturalist Kathy Donnell; Summit County Council Member Tal Adair; Woodland resident Seth Winterton who will be running for House District 53 and Artistic Director Bill T. Jones.

On today's program, host Leslie Thatcher gets a legislative update from Park City Chamber Bureau CEO Bill Malone, Park City Manager Diane Foster and Budget Manager Nate Rockwood preview Thursday's City Council agenda and Park City School Board Member Tania Knauer and Community Relations Specialist Molly Miller review Tuesday's School Board meeting.

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