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 Company
12:51 pm
Wed July 9, 2014

More Info On Egyptian Theatre's "Save Our Banksy" Fundraiser

The Egyptian Theatre's "Save Our Banksy" campaign is seeking to create a space where their Banksy painting, left on a stage door over four years ago, can be preserved for the public. At the same time, they're hoping that Banksy can help find a new home for the Youth Theatre. Rick Brough has more.

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AP NEWS
11:50 am
Wed July 9, 2014

Crews Gain Ground On Eastern Utah Wildfire

SALT LAKE CITY (AP) - Officials say crews are hemming in a wildfire north of Vernal and have the blaze about 75% contained.

Fire officials said Wednesday morning that crews are working to secure the rest of the perimeter of the 5-square-mile Taylor Mountain Road Fire.

The fire burned a home and two summer cabins after it broke out Saturday but by Wednesday it was smoldering and creeping through gas, brush and trees.

Fire spokeswoman Kelsey Birchell says the cause of the fire is still under investigation.

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Local News
2:35 pm
Tue July 8, 2014

Butz Talks About Parking On Main Street

If you work in Old Town on Friday and Saturday nights, you may stand to win some cash for simply riding the bus to work instead of driving. It's a pilot program designed to create more parking for those who spend money on Main Street. Lynn Ware Peek has more.

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Rainbow Gathering
2:26 pm
Tue July 8, 2014

Rainbow Gathering Ends This Week

After several weeks of an influx of Rainbow Family members gathering in the national forest above Heber City, most have made their exodus, leaving behind dozens to clean up. KPCW's Leslie Thatcher has more.

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Local News
2:26 pm
Tue July 8, 2014

Copper Moose Farms Open Farm Stand

Starting this week, Copper Moose Farms is opening a farm stand 3 days a week where the public is invited to buy some of the freshest produce in town. KPCW's Leslie Thatcher has more.

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Local News
2:23 pm
Tue July 8, 2014

County Banning Fireworks Until End Of October

A prohibition on private fireworks and open burning in Summit County will come before the County Council at its regular meeting on Wednesday. Rick Brough has more.

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Summit County Council
2:20 pm
Tue July 8, 2014

Tesoro Unhappy With Summit County's New Ordinances

The Tesoro Oil company isn't happy about the ordinances passed by the Summit County Council two weeks ago, which aim to regulate the impacts of oil pipelines. According to County Manager Bob Jasper, they made their feelings known through their attorneys. Rick Brough has more.

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Sundance Film Festival
2:19 pm
Tue July 8, 2014

Sundance Films Being Shown Again This Summer

For the 17th year, Sundance is bringing some of its best and most popular films back for a warmer time of year, in its free Outdoor Summer Screening Series. The films will be shown at City Park locally, and at Red Butte Gardens in Salt Lake. Rick Brough has more.

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Local News
2:13 pm
Tue July 8, 2014

PC Marc's Drunk Liability Lecture Goes On Tomorrow

Summer often means summer parties and get-togethers with alcohol as part of the mix. That means there can be legal liability for someone who drives away from a party drunk - and also, possibly, the host of the party.
The next P.C. Marc Lunch and Learn, on Wednesday noon, is going to offer some legal advice to both parties. Rick Brough has more.

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Park City Library
2:08 pm
Tue July 8, 2014

Park City Library's Book Sale Is Coming Back This Year

The Park City Library used book sale that has taken place for decades on Miners day, will be back this year, despite the Library's relocation. Lynn Ware Peek has more.

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