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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A new study shows that Summit and Wasatch county residents are among some of the most physically active in the country. KPCW's Leslie Thatcher has more.

Originally aired January 2, 2013.

Park City has been hosting World Cup racing on and off since the mid 1980′s. Now Park City officials need to decide whether to even bid for the ESPN X-Games. KPCW’s Leslie Thatcher has more.

SALT LAKE CITY (AP) - The new chair of a legislative committee investigating Utah Attorney General John Swallow says the hopes to have a first meeting soon, but a potential conflict of interest may cause him to step aside. KPCW's Leslie Thatcher has more.

Originally aired May 5, 2013.

For 17 years, Bonnie Park has guided the development of parks and trails in the Snyderville Basin.  Now she says it’s time to move on to something else.  KPCW’s Leslie Thatcher has more.

After sitting vacant for years, the site of the former Rio Grande Passenger station on Park Avenue will be redeveloped.  KPCW’s Leslie Thatcher reports.

Matches Found!

Jul 4, 2013

Following a recent bone marrow registration event in Park City, a Park City woman and the son of a Park City couple have found nearly perfect matches to help beat their cancer. KPCW’s Leslie Thatcher reports.

Forty-two Canyons employees lost their jobs Monday – that after Vail Resorts took over operations of the resort just a couple of weeks ago.  KPCW’s Leslie Thatcher reports.

  

Vail Resorts’ announcement last week that it’s leasing Canyons Resort didn’t go unnoticed in the stock market.  KPCW’s Leslie Thatcher has more.

The Summit Park neighbors of Craig Patterson – the Utah Department of Transportation avalanche forecaster died in April in a snow slide in Big Cottonwood Canyon – are holding a fundraiser Saturday to help his family with some needed home repairs.  KPCW’s Leslie Thatcher has more.

A former Park City police officer is behind bars – charged with 5 felonies for stealing money from the police evidence room as well as a non-profit organization that helps buy Christmas presents for kids.  KPCW’s Leslie Thatcher reports.

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