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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Education
5:12 pm
Wed October 2, 2013

Tania Knauer On Class Size

School Board member Tania Knauer says the district acknowledges the issue with class size and is faced with it every year when school starts, often with classes bulging -  when it's too late to do anything about it. The school board has decided to put together a committee made up of parents, teachers, and administrators to study how highly successful schools manage class size. Lynn Ware Peek has more. 

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Summit County
12:08 pm
Wed October 2, 2013

EPA Requests Amendments To Ordinance

The Summit County council will continue discussing a request from the Environmental Protection Agency to amend the county's Soils Overlay Zone ordinance. KPCW's Leslie Thatcher has more.

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Local News
10:46 am
Wed October 2, 2013

Drilling Rock Needs To Move

The Park City Rotary Club is looking for a good home for a big rock. KPCW's Leslie Thatcher explains.

Local News
12:00 am
Wed October 2, 2013

Abby McNulty On District Grants

The Park City Education Foundation has awarded $266,000 in grants to support programs that will benefit every student in the district. Lynn Ware Peek has more.

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Local News
5:44 pm
Tue October 1, 2013

Accused Killer Goes To Court

The man accused of killing a teenage girl 18 years ago near Heber City made his first court appearance on Monday. KPCW's Leslie Thatcher has more.

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Prostitution Ring
5:38 pm
Tue October 1, 2013

Harlig Is Sentenced

A Summit County resident, who pled guilty to a felony after being charged with organizing prostitution out of a local condo, has been sentenced for two years of probation. Rick Brough has more.

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Sheriff's Office
5:28 pm
Tue October 1, 2013

Edmunds Named Sheriff Of The Year

Summit County Sheriff Dave Edmunds was named as Sheriff of the Year at the annual Utah Sheriff's Association conference last week. KPCW's Leslie Thatcher reports.

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Local News
10:53 am
Tue October 1, 2013

Dog Training Operation Approved

The Snyderville Planning Commission Tuesday night approved a dog training operation near Highland Estates. And they got a standing-room only crowd for an application that would change a parcel's commercial approval along Highway 224 to a hotel. Rick Brough has more.

Recycling
10:48 am
Tue October 1, 2013

Old Town Recycling On Thursdays

Recycling in Old Town is going to get easier starting this week when recycling and garbage are both picked up on Thursdays. Lynn Ware Peek has more.

Non-profit Event
10:33 am
Tue October 1, 2013

Barking Ball To Raise Funds For Animals This Saturday

 Friends of Animals Utah not only provides many of this community's beloved pets through its adoption center, Furburbia, but shelters animals at its Rescue and Rehab Ranch in Brown's Canyon. This Saturday, FOAU holds their annual fundraiser, Miss Kitty's Barking Ball. Lynn Ware Peek has more.

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