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Local News Hour
Weekdays 8 a.m. - 9 a.m.

KPCW’s flagship news program, Local News Hour, follows NPR’s Morning edition. KPCW Senior News Director Leslie Thatcher hosts Monday to Thursday and Roger Goldman hosts Fridays. Get the information directly from the people making news in the Wasatch Back with live interviews every weekday.

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 5 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 Thatcherdelivers the news that makes Park City a community.

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  • Mountain Trails Foundation turns 30 (03:33), Summit County Sheriff Frank Smith and Chief Deputy Kacey Bates have an update on our law enforcement issues (07:18), Co-chair of the Seniors Vaccination program Linda Humbert and Derek Moss, Nursing Director of the Summit County Health Department, have details about the Park City Senior Center hosting a vaccination center (22:00), Federal funding dries up for area child care providers Saturday (31:42), Tracy Meier, chief program and education officer at the National Ability Center and Meeche White, co-founder of the National Ability Center discuss the opening of the McGrath Mountain Center at Park City Mountain (35:49), Construction on new Canyons gondola could begin next year (47:36)
  • KPCW Weather Report (00:04) Construction on new Canyons gondola could begin next year (03:53) Summit County man receives ‘highest civilian honor for heroism’ (7:02) Utah Division of Outdoor Recreation planning coordinator Carly Lansche discusses statewide survey (08:47) Smithsonian's Museum on Main Street brings "Crossroads: Change in Rural America" exhibit to Summit County (18:21) Park City Councilmember Tana Toly has a recap of last night's meeting (20:49) Salt Lake Trib Lauren Gustus on top stories (37:35)
  • Trails report from Mountain Trails Foundation (3:14), LDS church letter about Heber Valley Sept. 27th meeting (8:24), Lynn Wood of North Summit Unite has details on their "Crossroads: Change in Rural America" exhibit (27:17), and CONNECT Summit County Board Member Brooks Addicott and Executive Director Julya Sembrant talk about the end of the nonprofit (36:04)
  • Park City seniors say they need more space, services at senior center(4:08), High Valley Transit District Executive Director Caroline Rodriguez (6:14), Open house honors 11-year career of Heber City Police Chief Dave Booth (17:27), Vibrant fall colors explode in Wasatch Back thanks to water supply (19:01), Park City Manager Matt Dias previews this week's city council meeting (21:33), and Jen Schumacher and Jocelyn Scudder have details on Friday's Art and Music Gallery Stroll (38:28)
  • State environmental officials say contaminated soil piles behind Park City school need to move (01:42), Summit County Manager Shayne Scott discusses the agenda for Wednesday's county council meeting (04:22),CONNECT Summit County closes doors this week (22:03),Top Shelf Services Owner Casey Metzger has details about the 6th annual Bartender Recharge (23:02),Here's what is planned for Oakley city center development (31:20) Manager of the Shop yoga studio, Lauren Lockey and instructor Sheri Russell, talk about the reopening of Park City's Old Town yoga studio (31:20), Summit County says goodbye to neighborhood moose Roxii (43:40), Deer Valley to share expansion details at open house Tuesday (45:02)