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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Snyderville Basin Recreation District
12:49 pm
Tue July 22, 2014

Rena Discusses Bikes, Dogs And More With The District

The managers for the Snyderville Recreation District are busy with several items. Among those, they're looking at what trails might be appropriate for electric bikes, and for off-leash dogs. Rick Brough has more.

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Local News
12:47 pm
Tue July 22, 2014

Tour Of Utah Hits Kamas Next Weekend

Kamas is preparing for a landmark, in terms of their history of hosting special events. On August 8th, they will be hosting the Tour of Utah, which will have the Fifth Stage of the race winding up in Kamas. Rick Brough has more.

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Snyderville Planning Commission
12:42 pm
Tue July 22, 2014

Snyderville's Agenda Includes An Update On A Big Project

The Snyderville Planning Commission meets in regular session Tuesday night, at the Richins Service Building. The group's major item is an update they will get on what is maybe the biggest approved, but still unbuilt, project in the Basin. Rick Brough has more.

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Wasatch County
12:31 pm
Tue July 22, 2014

Heber City Ranked #8 In Small Towns

Livability.com has named Heber City one of the best small towns to live in the country. KPCW's Leslie Thatcher has more.

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2026 Olympics
12:27 pm
Tue July 22, 2014

Hilton Talks About Olympics In SLC In The Future

In recent years, Utah's Olympic boosters have raised the possibility of once again hosting the Winter Games. But at this point, according to Utah Olympic Legacy Foundation president Colin Hilton, the soonest change they've got is in 12 years, in 2026. Rick Brough has more.

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PCMR VS Talisker
12:08 pm
Tue July 22, 2014

PCMR And Talisker Agreement Still In The Works

In a letter sent to the owners of Park City Mountain Resorts and Vail Resorts, seven Park City business and government leaders are asking that before August - in a little over a week - the two disputing ski companies should announce an agreement that will keep the Mountain Resort open and operating for the next ski season. Rick Brough has more.

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Local News
12:58 pm
Mon July 21, 2014

Park City Group Meets With Cumming And Katz

A group of long-time business owners and former government officials met last week with the owners of Park City Mountain Resort and Vail Resorts to see if they could ensure that the resort opens this winter. KPCW's Leslie Thatcher reports.

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Local News
12:58 pm
Mon July 21, 2014

Fires In North Summit This Weekend

The stormy weather that struck the Wasatch Back on Sunday resulted in a frantic afternoon for North Summit firefighters, who had to respond to several lightning-caused fires. Rick Brough has more.

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Park City Council
12:44 pm
Mon July 21, 2014

Henney Talks About Council's Decision On Vinyl Siding

The consensus of Park City Council Thursday night was, to say the least, not supportive on vinyl siding, says Council Member Tim Henney.
Henney told KPCW Friday that no housing material is problem-free, but vinyl is, on the spectrum, one of the worst choices. Rick Brough has more.

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Soldier Hollow
12:38 pm
Mon July 21, 2014

Soldier Hollow Hires New Director

The Soldier Hollow Legacy Foundation has a new director, Richard Hodges, who left his position on the Foundation's Board to take the new job. Rick Brough has more.

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