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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Local News
5:27 pm
Thu October 3, 2013

Park City Native On Effects Of The Government Shutdown

The federal government shutdown has closed Utah's five national parks during a busy season. One Park City resident who is a river guide in the Grand Canyon National Park is feeling those effects, along with expectant customers who've had trips planned for sometimes years. Lynn Ware Peek has more. 

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Local News
4:53 pm
Thu October 3, 2013

Utah Olympic Park Hosts Ski Swap

The Utah Olympic Park sports clubs will host a ski swap this Saturday from 9am to noon at the day Lodge of the Park. Lynn Ware Peek has more. 

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Local News
12:00 am
Thu October 3, 2013

Claudia McMullin On EPA Changes

The Summit County council will continue to discuss the proposal changes to the county's Soils Overlay Zone for the lower Silver Creek area. KPCW's Leslie Thatcher has more.

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City Facilities
5:58 pm
Wed October 2, 2013

Park City May Need Another Ice Sheet

The Park City Council will spend an hour in a study session Thursday talking about the Ice Arena and whether the city ought to be looking down the road for a second sheet of ice. KPCW's Leslie Thatcher has more.

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Local News
5:53 pm
Wed October 2, 2013

National Merit Commended Students

Three high school students in the Park City Area have been named as commended students in the 2014 National Merit Scholarship Program. Lynn Ware Peek has more.

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Worker Housing
5:37 pm
Wed October 2, 2013

Teton County Balances Affordable Housing With Conservation And Jobs

Mountain resort towns around the West share many of the same challenges as the Park City area. In Teton County, Wyoming - where Jackson is located, finding affordable housing for its workforce has long been an issue, perhaps even more extreme than it is here. Lynn Ware Peek has more.

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Education
5:12 pm
Wed October 2, 2013

Tania Knauer On Class Size

School Board member Tania Knauer says the district acknowledges the issue with class size and is faced with it every year when school starts, often with classes bulging -  when it's too late to do anything about it. The school board has decided to put together a committee made up of parents, teachers, and administrators to study how highly successful schools manage class size. Lynn Ware Peek has more. 

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Summit County
12:08 pm
Wed October 2, 2013

EPA Requests Amendments To Ordinance

The Summit County council will continue discussing a request from the Environmental Protection Agency to amend the county's Soils Overlay Zone ordinance. KPCW's Leslie Thatcher has more.

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Local News
10:46 am
Wed October 2, 2013

Drilling Rock Needs To Move

The Park City Rotary Club is looking for a good home for a big rock. KPCW's Leslie Thatcher explains.

Local News
12:00 am
Wed October 2, 2013

Abby McNulty On District Grants

The Park City Education Foundation has awarded $266,000 in grants to support programs that will benefit every student in the district. Lynn Ware Peek has more.

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