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 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 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 - Tom Fisher, 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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Originally aired May 21, 2013.

The Park City Board of Education has set a public meeting for Friday morning to tentatively approve an agreement with its teachers.  KPCW’s Leslie Thatcher reports.

Originally aired on April 30, 2013.

Canyons Resort will commit to finishing its 18-hole golf course next year.    But the resort’s GM Mike Goar says they can’t finish in 2013, whether they’re looking at the existing plan, or a proposal to expand the course.   Rick Brough has more.

Originally aired on April 26, 2013.

The 4th time must have been the charm for ultra-runner and Park city resident Meghan Hicks who recently  won the female category of the Marathon of the Sands.  KPCW’s Leslie Thatcher has the story.

Originally aired April 25, 2013.

A half-dozen Park City residents ran the 2013 Boston Marathon.  One of them was Joe Cronley who tells KPCW he was well out of harm’s way given that he was one of the first groups to cross the finish line.  KPCW’s Leslie Thatcher has his story.

Originally aired April 18, 2013.

One of the missing links to finalizing Park City  teachers’ contract is the benefit package, which is still being negotiated and until that’s finalized, teachers continue to work under last year’s contract.  Lynn Ware Peek has more.

Originally aired April 15, 2013.

Park City’s three local resorts – Deer Valley, Park City Mountain Resort and Canyons closed for the season on Sunday – just in time for a spring snowstorm.  KPCW’s Leslie Thatcher has more.

Originally aired on April 15, 2013.

The Summit County Sheriff’s office has released the names of the Oakley couple involved in the murder/suicide Sunday.  The two deceased individuals are identified as 40 year old female Toni Lyn Cavagnaro and 45 year old male Sean Thomas Kenealey of Oakley.

Originally aired on April 12, 2013.

It’s that time of year that the Summit County political parties host their conventions and the County Democrats will hold theirs Saturday at the Park City Community Church at 4pm. Lynn Ware Peek has more.

Originally aired April 11, 2013.

Canyons Resort is asking Summit County for an extension of time to complete its golf course, which is supposed to be finished by this September. County Manager Bob Jasper says the resort is asking for another year to finish the project.

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  Originally aired on April 11, 2013.

One of the co-founders of KPCW, Dan Wilcox has died.  KPCW’s Leslie Thatcher has this tribute to one the best-loved voices of Park City public radio.

Originally aired April 11, 2013.

After years of discussion and debate, the East County Planning Commission has sent a positive recommendation for Indian Hollow, a 65-lot project located off Democrat Alley in the Kamas Valley.  Rick Brough has more.

  Originally aired on April 10, 2013.

Summit County Republicans will meet at their county convention tomorrow night where they will elect their new officers now that current party chairman Henry Glasheen has announced he’ll be running for that position on the state level.  KPCW’s Leslie Thatcher reports.

Originally aired on April 10, 2013.

Treasure Mountain Junior High School teacher Julie Hooker is this month’s Utah Jazz/Century Link All-Star teacher and as a winner, she and her student – 9th grader Micaela Berglund were invited to last week’s Jazz game.  KPCW’s Leslie Thatcher has the story.

Originally aired April 9, 2013.

State environmental officials say that western Summit County is seeing elevated levels of ozone--and the county could be designated as a problem area if federal pollution standards change.    But they told the Summit County Council Wednesday that there is no particular new law or program they can adopt as a cure.   Rick Brough has more.

Originally aired on April 8, 2013.

Park City’s Ted Ligety – whose ski season this year will go down in the history books – was welcomed home Saturday after a long and very winning winter.  KPCW’s Leslie Thatcher reports.

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