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 to 8 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 - Tom Fisher, 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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In its 9 year history, this is the first year that the winner of the Park Record Spelling Bee will go on to compete in the national competition.  KPCW's Leslie Thatcher has more.

Patrick Shea

Today's podcast of the Local News Hour featuring Pat Shea, attorney and former director of the US Bureau of Land Management - Peace House Director Jane Patten and President of the Board Jim Smith to talk about new campus at Quinn's Junction and Katy Wang director of Park City Film Series, Peregrine Bosler, development manager at Park City Community Foundation and Lauren Vitulli Women's Giving Foundation mentoring coordinator.

After three months on the job, Summit County Sheriff Justin Martinez is settling into the job and says it was a much bigger change than he expected.  KPCW's Leslie Thatcher has more.  

Leslie Thatcher

The Kimball Art Center is hosting a special event for its members tonight at the St. Regis  an Art Talk with the director of the National Museum of Women in the Arts, Susan fisher Sterling.  She spoke with KCPW News Director Leslie Thatcher Thursday morning.

The Project for a Deeper Understanding takes on the issues of traffic and transportation in this week's forum.  KPCW's Leslie Thatcher has more.

While practice makes perfect, real life drama sometimes intercepts that confidence as law enforcement and school district officials learned last Friday when school facilities were locked down. KPCW's Leslie Thatcher has more.

A new chapter of Toastmasters is starting in the Heber Valley.  KPCW's Leslie Thatcher has more.

Leslie Thatcher

Friday was World Oral Health Day and more than a thousand Park City students all flossed together.  KPCW's Leslie Thatcher has more.

Park City police are investigating an incident which forced the lock down at three Park City schools and the school district offices.  KPCW”s Leslie Thatcher has more.

Timothy Thimmes

Long-time Park City resident, Deer Valley employee and former Park City council member Bob Wells died Sunday evening.  He was 72.  KPCW's Leslie Thatcher looks back at the legacy and kindness that Bob Wells showed to everyone he met.

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