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 - February 28, 2017

22 hours ago

On today’s program, Summit County manager Tom Fisher discusses the agenda for Wednesday's meeting  Park City School  board members Petra Butler and JJ Ehlers discuss Tuesday's school board meeting and the high school  expansion price tag introduced for the first time at yesterday’s board meeting.Park City Adult Services Librarian Kate Mapp and Richard Ellis, a volunteer at the library’s writing center talk about the Small Business Resource Center and Park City Writing Center at the library.

On today’s program: UtahPolicy.com Managing Editor Bryon Schott with his weekly Legislative update. Park City Superintendent of Schools Ember Conley previews today's school board meeting at 4pm - which has been moved up a day. Tom Kelly with the US Ski and Snowboard Association has his weekly update and Snyderville Basin Recreation Director Brian Hanton is in with a monthly update.

Local News Hour - February 24, 2017

Feb 24, 2017

It was a busy morning on The Local News Hour!  It started with Park City Fire District Chief Paul Hewitt talking about the snowy roads and how to protect yourself and your home with all the new snowfall.  Then Park City Mayor Jack Thomas and Assistant City Manager Matt Dias talk about proposed legislation regarding short-term, nightly rentals (AirBnB, VRBO) that could prevent the city from banning those rentals altogether.  (Right now there are several neighborhoods in Park City that don't allow them.)   And then... drum roll...

The Local News Hour - February 23, 2107

Feb 23, 2017

On today's Local News Hour host Renai Bodley talks to Summit County Council member Glenn Wright about the recent Council of Governments meeting where east side mayors spoke to the council about zoning changes and possible transportation projects.

Local News Hour - February 22, 2017

Feb 22, 2017

On today’s Local News Hour, Renai Bodley speaks with Ryan Starks from the Heber Valley Chamber of Commerce. The second guests are Brooke Hontz and Ben Castro with Summit County RAP tax. Finally,  Sally Elliot and Beth Armstrong are in studio bringing us up to date on the immigration meeting Thursday night.

Local News Hour - February 21, 2017

Feb 21, 2017

On this morning’s Local News Hour, Melissa Allison gets an update from Utah Policy.com Managing Editor Bryon Schott with his weekly legislative update.  Then, Park City Planning Director, Bruce Erickson,  drops by to talk about Wednesday’s agenda. Today’s final guest is Recycle Utah Director Insa Riepen with her monthly update.

On Today's program, Park City School Board members Phil Kaplan and Julie Eihausen discuss some of the items from Thursday's special Meeting.

Park City Council member Andy Beerman talks about last night's meeting.

Local News Hour - February 16, 2017

Feb 16, 2017

On today’s program Summit County Council member Roger Armstrong has an update on yesterday’s Summit County Council meeting and Snyderville Planning Commissioner Chuck Klingenstein discusses some of the items from Tuesday’s planning commission meeting., including the Colby School reuse application.

Local News Hour - February 15, 2017

Feb 15, 2017

On today’s program, Founder of Black Diamond Equipment  Peter Metcalf has the latest on the on-going discussion of whether Outdoor Retailers should pull out of Utah. Park City Manager Diane Foster and Historic Preservation Planner Anya Grahn discuss the rezoning of Rossi Hill and have an update on the effort to purchase Bonanza Flat. Park City High School Journalism student, Jordan Blake  talks about her findings from the drug survey conducted at the high school.

Local News Hour - February 14, 2017

Feb 14, 2017

On today’s program Summit County manager Tom Fisher discusses the agenda for Wednesday's county council meeting. PC Film Series Director Katy Wang and a winemaker featured in the film, Decanted, Julien Fayard talk about the screening and wine tasting on Thursday. Singer Storm Large talks about her performance at the Eccles Center this Saturday night and Public Relations Director for Utah Symphony and Opera Renee Huang  talks about the Deer Valley Music Festival announced yesterday.

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