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)

Morning News with Leslie Thatcher and The Local News Hour are sponsored by

Marketplace Morning Report is sponsored in part by

On today's Local News Hour, News Director Leslie Thatcher invites the following guests:

On today's program, Leslie Thatcher speaks with Summit County manager Tom Fisher; Tim Quinn, one of two Republican candidates running for House District 54 and Alec Paddock, Project Manager for CenterCal, the developer of Cany0n Corners, the new location for  Whole Foods.

On today's program, Leslie Thatcher speaks with Bryan Schott, Managing Editor of utahpolicy.com with a final recap of the 2016 legislative session; Park City Superintendent Ember Conley previews Tuesday's School Board retreat and meeting; Doug Clyde announces his candidacy for Summit County Council; Tom Kelly has this week's update of the US Ski Teams and Artist Peter Max talks about his exhibit coming to Park City this weekend.

On today's program, Leslie Thatcher has a farewell interview the outgoing director of Snyderville Basin Recreation; Summit County Clerk Kent Jones reviews the process for filing for office; Park City Mayor Jack Thomas has a recap of the city council retreat so far; Charlie Matthews talks about his new role as Park City School District's STEM Program Coordinator and Leadership Park City Myles Rademan has details about Monday's Women in Leadership Forum.

ON today's program, Leslie Thatcher speaks with Summit County Council Member Roger Armstong about the council giving members a pay raise; Summit County Development Director Pat Patt reviews planning issues; Snyderville Planning Chair Bea Peck updates listeners on the Skull Candy building and the Director of the Park City Institute Teri Orr has details about this weekend's Saints and Sinners Fundraiser.

On today's program, Leslie Thatcher gets a legislative update from Park City School District Business Administrator Todd Hauber; Park City Manager Diane Foster has details on this week's City Council retreat; Summit County Health Dept. Director Rich Bullough talks about the new mental health needs assessment survey; and Jesse Hunt with the Park City Ski Team has details on this year's PCST Alumni Night.

On today's program, Leslie Thatcher speaks to Summit County Development Director Pat Putt and Personnel Director Brian Bellamy; Colin Deford, who is running for Summit County Council; Kyle Oram who talks about solar panel installation; and Rick Rea, Artistic Director of Ziegfeld Theatre Company about Dirty Rotten Scoundrels.

On today's program, Leslie Thatcher speaks to Managing Editor of utahpolicy.com Bryan Schott; Sean Wharton, a candidate for the Summit County Council and Tom Kelly with USSA.

Ola-ola / KPCW

Friday Film Reviewer Linda Jager explores the newest character for the indomitable Maggie Smith in The Lady in the Van. The film's (and Smith's) Miss Shepherd is a far cry from Downton Abbey's Dowager Countess.

On today's program, Leslie Thatcher speaks to State Rep. Kraig Powell; Park City Council Member Becca Gerber and Bruce Granath with MagicSpace Entertainment to talk about the schedule for next year's inaugural season of Broadway at the Eccles.

Pages