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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County Government
4:58 pm
Thu September 26, 2013

Summit County Council Reviews Proposals On Open Space

The Summit County Council on Wednesday looked at two proposals to transfer open space to the Snyderville Recreation District. They approved the first proposal, for a small parcel near Kimball Junction... but concerning a large section of land at Summit Park, they had more questions. Rick Brough has more.

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Planning Commission
5:10 pm
Wed September 25, 2013

Rezone Request Raises Concerns

The Snyderville Planning Commission had a quick meeting Tuesday. But among other things, they took a step forward for the expansion plans at the Utah Olympic Park. On the other hand, they still had concerns about a rezone request for a small parcel on Bitner Road. Rick Brough has more.

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Film Studio
5:04 pm
Wed September 25, 2013

Park City Film Studios Groundbreaking Set

Park City Film Studios will hold a groundbreaking on October 8th at the future location at Quinn's Junction. Lynn Ware Peek has more.

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Local Faces
4:52 pm
Wed September 25, 2013

New Athletic Director Appointed

Jamie Sheetz, new Athletic Director for Park City High School

Park City High School has a new athletic director, who is making a returns to Utah from Missouri. Lynn Ware Peek has more.

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Bullying
5:19 pm
Tue September 24, 2013

Union Players Benched

After a very public life lesson, Roosevelt's Union Cougar football team has been held accountable for their actions. Lynn Ware Peek has more.

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Library Renovation
11:11 am
Tue September 24, 2013

Library Renovations Review In Wednesday's Planning Commission Meeting

The Park City Library Renovation is on the list of topics for Wednesday's Park City Planning Commission's meeting. Lynn Ware Peek has more.

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Non-profit News
6:40 pm
Mon September 23, 2013

1033 Foundation Honored at Governor's Gala

Utah Governor Gary Herbert selected the Utah 1033 Foundation to both honor and make a donation to, last Friday at his annual gala at the Salt Palace Convention Center. Lynn Ware Peek has more.

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Education
6:33 pm
Mon September 23, 2013

Charles Cunningham On School Board Policies

  The Park City School Board constantly reviews it's own policies - regarding anything from fund raising to how religious freedom is handled at school to the powers of a school board member. The School Board is now working to keep those policy discussions more transparent. Lynn Ware Peek has more. 

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Local News
6:23 pm
Mon September 23, 2013

Sustainable Growth Panel to be Held Tuesday the 24th

The Project for Deeper Understanding will hold a panel discussion moderated by Myles Rademan titled, "Is Sustainable Growth an Oxymoron?" The Forum will be held Tuesday from 7-9pm at St. Luke's church in Silver springs and panelists include city and community leaders and local business people. Lynn Ware Peek has more. 

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Sustainability Issues
5:38 pm
Mon September 23, 2013

Park City Looks For Best Sustainability Answers

The Sustainability Department at Park City Municipal is in the midst of evaluating all renewable energy projects the City has in place, and how new sources for energy could possibly be brought on line. Lynn Ware Peek has more.

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