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.

8:09 AM, Every Week Day - Weather  with the ABC Forecast Center

Weekly Segments:

  • Mondays - Ember Conley, 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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Local News Hour - November 17, 2107

Nov 17, 2017

On today’s program, Summit County Community Development Director Pat Putt has an update on the development projects in Summit County. Park City Council  Member Becca Gerber has a recap about last night's meeting and a Project ABC Update with Director Jake McIntire and Park City Summit County Arts Council Director Hadley Dynak following Tuesday’s 5 hour work session.

Local News Hour - November 16, 2017

Nov 17, 2017

On today’s program, Summit County Council member Kim Carson has a recap from Wednesday's meeting. Snyderville Planning Commissioner Chuck Klingenstein has an update from Tuesday’s meeting. President and CEO of Ski Utah Nathan Rafferty with an update on his annual Ski Season opening press conference held on Tuesday. Manicurist and now Author, Carly Bennett Stenmark talks about her new book, More Than a Manicure: The Nail Files and her upcoming book signing on Saturday.

Local News Hour - November 15, 2017

Nov 15, 2017

On today’s program, Summit Community Power Works Ex. Director Erin Bragg and Park City Municipal Sustainability Manager Luke Cartin have an update on the Georgetown University prize money. Park City Manager Diane Foster and Historic Preservation Planner Anya Grahn have a preview of the agenda for Thursday's city council meeting. US Ski and Snowboard Spokesman Tom Kelly with a team update. Lauren Lackey, Co-Founder of Sage Mountain talks about the Compassionate Traditions campaign in which people pledge to leave animals off their plates during the holidays.

Local News Hour - November 14, 2017

Nov 14, 2017

On today’s program Summit County manager Tom Fisher discusses the agenda for Wednesday's county council meeting. Park City Mountain COO Bill Rock has details on opening day, November 17th. Park City Chief Building Official Dave Thacker has been on the job for 6-months. He tells us about the work he’s done to streamline the building process and Pastor Charles Robinson and Leonel Nieto Director of Data and IT Operations have details on Thursday’s Project for a Deeper Understanding forum on DACA.

Local News Hour - November 13, 2017

Nov 13, 2017

On today’s program, the Director of People's Health Clinic Beth Armstrong and Matt Slonaker from Utah Health Policy Project have details on open enrollment for ACA (American Care Act) insurance. Summit County planners Ray Milliner and Jennifer Strader talk about tomorrow's Snyderville Basin planning commission agenda. Wasatch County Manager, Mike Davis has an update on Wasatch County business, including the sale of the Mayflower property.

Local News Hour - November 10, 2017

Nov 10, 2017

On today’s program, Leslie Thatcher speaks with Park City Council member and Mayor Elect Andy Beerman who has a recap about last night’s city council  meeting. Park City Community Foundation Director Katie Wright and Board Member Bill Rock have a Live PC Give PC update. Katie Richens Program Manager of the National Ability Center Military Groups and Equine Programs instructor, Alejandra Lara talk about their wounded warriors program offered by the NAC and People's Health Clinic Development Director Aimee Armer has details on the November 14th free diabetes awareness health fair.

On today’s program, Leslie Thatcher speaks to Summit County Council member Doug Clyde who has a recap from Wednesday's meeting. Park City Planning Commission Chairman Adam Strachan discusses last night’s meeting on Treasure Hill. Kate Bowman, Project Manager with Utah Clean Energy discusses the upcoming deadline to secure current solar rates before prices increase later this month and the Youth Sports Report monthly update with Emily Fisher, YSA Executive Director, and Heather Sims, YSA After School Program Director.

Local News Hour - November 8, 2017

Nov 8, 2017

On today’s program, Park City School Board members Andrew Caplan and JJ Ehlers have an update from Tuesday's meeting, including the interviews with the two school board candidates for Julie Eihausen's seat. Park City Manager Diane Foster and Parking and Fleet Supervisor Kenzie Coulson have a preview of the agenda for Thursday's city council meeting. Park City Museum Director Sandra Morrison has details on the Grand Opening of the new Education and Collections Center on November 17th.

Local News Hour - November 7, 2017

Nov 7, 2017

On today’s program, Leslie Thatcher speaks to Cheryl Fox - director of Summit Land Conservancy about open space issues, including Summit County’s decision not to help fund the purchase of the Osguthorpe Ranch. Summit County Regional Transportation Planner Caroline Rodriguez discusses the agenda for Wednesday's county council meeting, which includes a public hearing on the Canyons SPA amendment and a couple of transit related updates. Park City Planning Director Bruce Erickson discusses tomorrow’s planning commission agenda, which includes the Treasure development. .

On today’s program, the Director of the Snyderville Basin Water Reclamation District Mike Luers has an update on the Silver Creek expansion. Park City Transit and Transportation update with Alfred Knotts and Parking Manager Kenzie Coulson with details on  paid parking, the 224 and 248 studies and the winter traffic management plan. Stacy Waggoner - A Park City Toastmasters member who is competing at the District Conference Nov 10-11 in the Tall Tales speaking contest. This district covers the Toastmaster clubs in Utah and Idaho, plus parts of Nevada, Wyoming and Oregon.

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