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 - January 22, 2018

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  On today’s program,  Evelyn Lees has today’s Utah Avalanche forecast. Managing Editor of Utah Policy.com Bryan Schott with a Utah Legislature update. Park City Manager Diane Foster and Assistant City Manager Matt Dias have a preview of Tuesday's special meeting. Snyderville Basin Recreation Director Brian Hanton has an update of this year’s goals and a 224 crossing and Spokesman for US Ski and Snowboard Tom Kelly has a team update.

Local News Hour - January 19, 2018

Jan 19, 2018

On today’s program, Greg Gagne has today’s Utah Avalanche forecast. Summit County Community Development Director Pat Putt with an update of this month's "What's That with Pat?"  Amy Entelis, the Executive Vice President for Talent and Content Development of CNN Worldwide talks about what brings her to the Sundance Film Festival every year and Sundance Senior Programmer David Courier discusses some of the dramatic films in this year’s festival competition.

Local News Hour - January 18, 2018

Jan 18, 2018

Trent Meisenheimer leads off with today’s avalanche forecast. Next, Summit County Council Member Doug Clyde recaps Wednesday's meeting; Park City Planning Commission Chairman Adam Strachan reviews last night’s meeting; and Sundance Senior Programmer John Nein talks about some of the offscreen programs at this year’s festival.

On today’s program, Mark Staples has today’s Utah Avalanche forecast.  Park City School Board President Andrew Caplan recaps Tuesday’s school board meeting. Tom Foley – Vice President of Business Intelligence for the travel firm Inntopia discusses how western resorts have been challenged in recent months by low snowfall and Shari Frilot, Senior Programmer for Sundance Film Festival and Chief Curator of New Frontier has details on this year’s New Frontier films and installations at the new location, The Ray.

Local News Hour - January 16, 2018

Jan 16, 2018

Today’s program begins with the Utah avalanche forecast from Evelyn Lees. Park City Planning Director Bruce Erickson follows with an update on the Treasure Hill project, which will be discussed at Wednesday’s meeting. Summit County Manager Tom Fisher previews the agenda for Wednesday's county council meeting. Cindy Levine, owner of C-Change Consulting, provides details on the Respect Rally in City Park on Saturday, January 20th.

ON today’s program Evelyn Lees has today’s Utah Avalanche Forecast Center Update. Park City School District Business Administrator Todd Hauber has a legislative preview. Park City Special Events Manager Jenny Diersen and Transportation Manager Alfred Knotts have  traffic/transit suggestions for Sundance. Spokesman for US Ski and Snowboard Tom Kelly with an update and Sundance Film Festival Director John Cooper has a look ahead at Sundance 2018.

Local News Hour - January 12, 2018

Jan 12, 2018

Trent Meisenheimer leads off today’s program with the Utah Avalanche Center forecast. Park City Planning Commissioners Melissa Band and Preston Campbell react to the latest Treasure Hill plans. Park City Mayor Andy Beerman recaps Thursday night's city council meeting. Finally, Peace House Development Director Sally Tauber and Jorden Saxton, clinical intern, describe an upcoming outpatient group that addresses reducing shame after a domestic or sexual abuse or even a past childhood abuse.

This morning, Evelyn Lees has today’s Utah Avalanche forecast; Summit County Council member Kim Carson recaps Wednesday's meeting; Snyderville Basin Planning Commissioner Thomas Cooke reviews that body's meeting on Tuesday; and Egyptian Theater executive director Randy Barton details the newly acquired space below the Parkite to be used for YouthTheater, with a black box theater space and space for events.

Local News Hour - January 10, 2018

Jan 10, 2018

Evelyn Lees kicks off today’s program with the Utah Avalanche Forecast Center update. Park City School Board Member Andrew Caplan and Associate Superintendent of Wellness Ben Bellnap recap Tuesday's school board work session. Assistant Park City Manager Matt Dias previews the agenda for Thursday's city council meeting. Summit County Health Dept. Director of Environmental Health Phil Bondurant discusses the department's role in the Sundance festival and, finally, Wasatch School District Superintendent Paul Sweat reviews what’s going on in his  district. 

Local News Hour - January 9, 2018

Jan 9, 2018

Today’s program starts with Trent Meisenheimer's Utah Avalanche Forecast Center update. Next, Summit County Manager Tom Fisher discusses the agenda for Wednesday's county council meeting. Park City Planning Director Bruce Erickson has a preview of Wednesday's planning commission meeting. To end the show, Dr. Michael Kagan previews this month's free Lunch and Learn on melanoma prevention, detection and treatments, tomorrow at the PC MARC.

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