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
2:34 pm
Mon July 29, 2013

Park City Municipal Explores Elected Officials' Compensation

Originally aired on June 7, 2013.

The Park City council in its Thursday meeting passed the standard 2% cost of living increase for city staff and elected officials.  But in doing so, it started a discussion about how the low pay discourages people from running for office since they receive part-time pay for full-time work.  Lynn Ware Peek has more. 

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Theater
1:58 pm
Mon July 29, 2013

Anna Deavere Smith To Perform At Eccles

Originally aired on January 9, 2013.

Anna Deavere Smith is an actress and playwright perhaps most widely known for her role on the West Wing and for her previous performances in Park City. She’ll appear on the Eccles Center Stage this Saturday, January 12th at 7:30pm. Lynn Ware Peek has more.

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Health
5:16 pm
Fri July 26, 2013

Wasatch Back Among The Most Physically Fit

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.

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Friday Film Review
5:10 pm
Fri July 26, 2013

Friday Film Review: Red 2

The new film "Red 2" avoids the Curse of the Sequel. That's according to Libby Wadman, with this week's Friday Film Review.

The Friday Film Review is sponsored by the Utah Film Center.

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Utah Legislature
2:00 pm
Tue July 23, 2013

Chair Of Utah House AG Probe Could Have Conflict

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.

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Local Faces
12:58 pm
Fri July 19, 2013

Snyderville Basin Recreation Founding Director Retires

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.

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Donors Found
2:30 pm
Thu July 4, 2013

Matches Found!

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.

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Business
11:54 am
Thu June 27, 2013

Vail Resorts Layoff 42 Canyons Employees

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.

  

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Local News
2:34 pm
Thu June 6, 2013

Vail Resorts Stock Traded Following Lease Announcement

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.

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Local Faces
2:33 pm
Thu June 6, 2013

Craig Patterson Fundraiser

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.

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