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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Leadership Change
2:37 pm
Tue January 13, 2015

Fisher Takes First Steps As New County Manager

Summit County's newly-appointed County Manager, Tom Fisher is due to come on board in a week.    Meanwhile, the County Council has a fairly light agenda for their regular session Wednesday.   Rick Brough has more.

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Heating Up
1:45 pm
Tue January 13, 2015

Public Opinion Heats Up Over Bonanza Park

Public opinion is heating up over the proposed zoning for the Bonanza Park Area, and residents are throwing their thoughts to City Council about how the area should be redeveloped to best benefit the community as a whole. Lynn Ware Peek, has more.

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State of Art
4:33 pm
Mon January 12, 2015

UOP Construction Non-Stop Since Last Fall

Work at the Utah Olympic Park has been hot and heavy since last fall on an upgrade to their jumping facility.  Rick Brough has more.

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Ended With Snowfall
4:27 pm
Mon January 12, 2015

Freestyle Dual Moguls Comes Saturday Night

At one of the most celebrated events in town all year, the Visa Freestyle International dual moguls on Saturday night ended with snowfall as several US Athletes stood on the podium.   Lynn Ware Peek has more.

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4:16 pm
Mon January 12, 2015

Missing Skier Found Two Counties Over

In foggy and low visibility conditions, a 61-year-old skier at Alta Resort went missing on Sunday afternoon.   His story ends well - but he charted quite a distance through three counties to try to get out. He was found Monday mid-morning in good condition, with just mild hypothermia.  Lynn Ware Peak has more.

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Join The City
4:05 pm
Mon January 12, 2015

Public Can Walk Through Bonanza's Proposed Changes

On Tuesday the public can join in the city walk through to understand just how Bonanza Park might be developed if the proposed zoning is applied to the area. Lynn Ware Peek has more.

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UtahPolicy.com Survey
3:54 pm
Mon January 12, 2015

Most Utahns To More Taxes: No Thank You

According to a poll done for Utahpolicy.com, a majority of Utahns oppose a proposal to increase the personal income tax rate to provide more funding for schools. Leslie Thatcher has more.

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Moving Buildings
4:44 pm
Fri January 9, 2015

Rio Grande Building Rides Again

As part of an Old Town renovation, the historic Rio Grande Building was moved off premises last summer, just downhill from the Town Lift Plaza.  Now this week, it will be moved back in place.  Lynn Ware Peek has more.

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Dan Matthews Resigned
12:24 pm
Fri January 9, 2015

Jordanelle Special Service District Awaits State Audit

It's business as usual at the Jordanelle Special Service District as Wasatch County officials wait for results of a state audit of the district. Leslie Thatcher has more.

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Innovation Stem Education
11:36 am
Fri January 9, 2015

School District Named Finalist At National STEM Awards

The Park City School District's PCCAPS program has been named as a finalist in the FETC STEM Excellence Awards. Leslie Thatcher has more.

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