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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.

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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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2014 Elections
12:10 pm
Tue October 21, 2014

Coleman's Run For Clerk Aims To Provide More Information

Nick Coleman at Monday night's KPCW-Park Record 2014 Election Forum

Nick Coleman (R), running against the incumbent for Summit County Clerk, says he'll bring business and tech experience to the position, and he aims to correct some problems with Summit County's voter database. Rick Brough has more.

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Professional Studies building
6:20 pm
Mon October 20, 2014

School Board To Vote - Again - On Professional Studies Building

The Park City School Board is scheduled to vote Tuesday for a second time on moving forward with $5.7 million center for Professional Studies. Leslie Thatcher has more.

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2014 Elections
6:25 pm
Fri October 17, 2014

Brown Runs To Represent Rural District

Veteran Utah lawmaker Mel Brown is asking to be elected again to represent House District 53. He's got a multi-county district that is primarily rural, and he says representing rural Utah is a paramount concern. Rick Brough has more.

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2014 Elections
6:15 pm
Fri October 17, 2014

Recorder Now Wants The Votes To Stay In Office

Credit courtesy Mary Ann Trussell

Summit County Recorder Mary Ann Trussell, a veteran of the Recorder's office who was appointed to the head position last year, is now asking to be elected to her first term. Rick Brough has more.

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Park City High School
3:34 pm
Fri October 17, 2014

Park City Mountain Biking Heading To State

The Park City High School Miners Mountain Biking will head to St. George on Oct. 25 to compete in the state championships. The team has already experienced great success, typically placing first at each of the races. But, they say, it's not all about winning - the team and social aspect along with volunteerism is of equal importance. Lynn Ware Peek has more.

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2014 Elections
7:47 pm
Thu October 16, 2014

Worthen Challenges Brown For Seat in District 53

Morgan County resident Ray Worthen, the Democratic contender for House District 53, admits he has an uphill fight against incumbent Mel Brown. But he says the voters need to hear an alternative, and a voice should be raised against the GOP dominance of the legislature. Rick Brough has more.

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Summit County Council
3:45 pm
Thu October 16, 2014

Summit And Park City Councils Hold An Accord Meeting

The Summit County Council and Park City Council, covening Thursday after a series of meetings this week, heard from their consultant about the growth explosion project to come by the middle of the century - a prospect he calls "Provo in the mountains". 
In the midst of that, consultant Charles Buki outlined some problems he sees in the Mountain Accord planning process, after his discussions with city and council officials. Rick Brough has more.

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Board of Education
6:05 pm
Wed October 15, 2014

Parents Urged To Voice Opinion On Construction

A mass email campaign to PTO members in the Park City School District urges parents to make their opinions known before the Park City School Board votes on the $5.7 million professional studies building next week. Leslie Thatcher reports.

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Local News
4:18 pm
Wed October 15, 2014

Mountain Accord Makes An Outreach To Park City

The Mountain Accord process - which aims to guide the management of and preserve the Central Wasatch has made a substantial outreach to the public, and finds the engagement is informed, passionate, and participatory. Lynn Ware Peek has more.

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Snyderville Planning
4:13 pm
Wed October 15, 2014

Planning Commission Discusses Its General Plan

The Snyderville Planning Commission held the first public hearing Tuesday night to present land-use principals for their General Plan Update, Phase II. About half a dozen citizens spoke, touching on items like the future of the Highway 40 corridor and the importance of transit connections. Rick Brough has more.

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