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 - April 28, 2017

3 hours ago

On today’s program, Mountain Trails Foundation Charlie Sturgis has this week’s trails report and discusses the complaints of e-bikes on dirt trails. Park City High School Principal Bob O'Conner discusses the most recent US NEWS report where PC is ranked #2 in Utah and #418 in the country. Wendy Fisher Director of Utah Open Lands has an update on the purchase of Bonanza Flat and Park City Council member Becca Gerber talks about last meeting.

Local News Hour - April 27, 2017

Apr 27, 2017

On today’s program,, Summit County Council member Kim Carson reviews yesterday’s meeting. Park City Planning Commissioner Melissa Band discusses some of the issues at last night's meeting. Dave Bingham, weed supervisor from Summit County, has details on a weed abatement grant that can help homeowners in Park City area and Keith Lilly with Shepard of the Mountains Lutheran Church talks about the Community Hymn Sing on Sunday, April 30 with the new virtual organ.

Local News Hour - April 26, 2017

Apr 26, 2017

On today’s program, Snyderville Planning Chairwoman Bea Peck discusses last night’s meeting, including the latest on the Woodward Gorgoza project. Park City Manager Diane Foster and Public Utilities Director Clint McAffee discuss the agenda for Thursday's city council meeting, Including the Proposed Public Utilities and Streets Facility Project and South Summit Superintendent Dr. Shad Sorenson and District Business Administrator Kip Bigelow talk about overcrowding and new school options due to double digit growth in the past 5 years.

Local News Hour - April 25, 2017

Apr 25, 2017

On today’s program, Summit County manager Tom Fisher discusses the agenda for Wednesday's county council meeting. Park City Planning Director Bruce Erickson previews tomorrow's planning commission agenda. RV parking is back…and Jared Rigby, Vice Chair Wasatch County Republican Party discusses the party's convention Thursday night.

Local News Hour - April 24, 2017

Apr 24, 2017

On today’s program, Thea Leonard and Andy Beerman discuss the sale of the management of the Treasure Mountain Inn to Club LeSpri. Fundraising Culture Change Expert and Master Storyteller Lori Jacob with is leading the Park City Community Foundation annual major workshop for nonprofit organizations on May 17th and Snyderville Basin Recreation Director Brian Hanton has a monthly update.

On today’s program Summit Community Power Works Ex. Director Matt Abbott has  an update on finding a new director as well as the latest in the Georgetown Energy Prize standings. Snyderville Planning Commissioner Canice Harte recaps Tuesday’s planning commission open house and meeting on the proposed amendments to the Canyons Village Master Plan.

Local News Hour - April 20, 2017

Apr 20, 2017

On today’s program, Summit County Council member Roger Armstrong updates us on yesterday’s County Council meeting. President and CEO of The Center for of Health Care Services, Leon Evans - who is the keynote speaker for tomorrow's Summit County Mental Wellness Solutions. He will be speaking on "Getting it Right on Mental Health and Substance Abuse: The San Antonio Experience.

On today’s program, Park City School Board members Julie Eihausen and Petra Butler discuss Tuesday's school board meeting. Newly hired Summit County Mental Health and Substance Abuse Coordinator Aaron Newman talks about his position and what he hopes to accomplish and Bill Rock, COO of Park City Mountain Resort, with the winter season wrap-up.

On today’s program, Summit County manager Tom Fisher discusses the agenda for Wednesday's county council meeting. Bob Wheaton, President and General Manager  of Deer Valley has the ski season wrap-up. Recycle Utah director Carolyn Wawra and Mollie Brooks are in with a monthly update and Terri Goodall - Wasatch County Democrat Party Chair, discusses the upcoming party leadership election.

Local News Hour - April 17, 2017

Apr 17, 2017

ON today’s program, Summit County staff planners Tiffany Robinson and Sean Lewis discuss the items on Tuesday’s special meeting of the Snyderville Planning Commission. Ryan Walsh, Colleen McGinn and Sarah Jo Dickens - members of Leadership Class 23 – announce this year's class project. Park City Superintendent of Schools Ember Conley previews the School Board meeting which includes a preliminary look at next year’s school budget and Josh Hobson lead organizer for the Park City March for Science has details on Saturday’s event.

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