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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Egyptian Theatre
4:23 pm
Wed August 13, 2014

Neil Simon Comes To Egpytian Theatre

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The Egyptian Theatre is presenting a double-dose of Neil Simon, with two of his productions, "Laughter on the 23rd Floor" and "Star Spangled Girl" alternating in the next couple of weeks. Rick Brough has more.

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Big Stars Bright Nights
4:18 pm
Wed August 13, 2014

Big Stars Bright Nights Presents "Five For Fighting"

Grammy-nominated John Ondrasik will take the stage Saturday at Deer Valley - his one man band, Five for Fighting is the next of the St. Regis Big Stars Bright Nights Concert Series. Lynn Ware Peek has more.

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PCMR VS Vail
2:28 pm
Wed August 13, 2014

Park City Mayor Gives An Update On PCMR's Fight

Park City Mayor Jack Thomas says that the moment of truth is arriving in the city's ski resort fight. And it's time for the Park City Mountain's Resorts and Vail Resorts/Talisker to find a workable solution to their dispute.
That comes with just one day left before the court-ordered mediation period for the two sides officially run out. Rick Brough has more.

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Art Event
5:45 pm
Tue August 12, 2014

Visitor's Center Gets Elevated With Art

The Park City Professional Artists Association is presenting its Fourth Annual "Art Elevated" event this weekend, at the Chamber/Bureau Visitor Center at Kimball Junction. Rick Brough has more. 

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Local News
2:30 pm
Tue August 12, 2014

Jasper Comes Up With An Agreement With Tesoro Pipelines

The Tesoro Oil Company may have a lawsuit pending against Summit County, but according to County Manager Bob Jasper, they are willing to look at a different alignment for their proposed oil pipeline through the county. Rick Brough has more.

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Tour Of Utah
4:47 pm
Mon August 11, 2014

Tour Of Utah Ends Today

Credit Tour of Utah

The Tour of Utah wrapped up in an exciting finish yesterday. Lynn Ware Peek has more.

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Local News
4:36 pm
Mon August 11, 2014

Planning Commission Discuss The Hyatt House Complex

The Snyderville Planning Commission, meeting Tuesday night, only has one item on its agenda. The proposed Hyatt House, a three-building hotel complex, is returning to the Planning Commission. Rick Brough has more.

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Local News
6:24 pm
Fri August 8, 2014

Robinson Gives An Update On Mountain Regional

Acting as the governing board of Mountain Regional Water District, the Summit County council will consider increasing rates at its meeting in two weeks. KPCW's Leslie Thatcher has more.

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Local News
6:22 pm
Fri August 8, 2014

Water Consumption Has Decreased In Park City

Park City has seen a unusual amount of rainfall the last several weeks which seems to have produced an unusual decline in water consumption. The city water department believes it's because, residents are much more aware of their consumption and are turning off water when it's not needed. Lynn Ware Peek has more.

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PCMR VS Talisker
5:38 pm
Fri August 8, 2014

Another Round Of PCMR/Talisker Letters Coming This Way

Comments made on the KPCW Local News Hour by Park City's mayor and city manager last week were the impetus for another round of letters from attorneys representing Talisker/Vail Resorts. Park City Mountain Resort and Park City Municipal. KPCW's Leslie Thatcher reports.

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