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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On today’s program, Snyderville Planning Chairwoman Bea Peck discusses Tuesday’s meeting. President of Park City Women's Business Network Kathleen Barlow joins Kirsten Fox who was named as this year’s Business Woman of the Year Kristen Fox.

On today’s program, Summit County Animal Control Director Clay Coleman discusses the warmer weather which means more dogs running off leash. Park City Planning Director Bruce Erickson previews Wednesday's Park City Planning Commission agenda and Molly Brooks  from Recycle Utah is this month's guest at tomorrow’s free Lunch and Learn at the PC MARC.

  On today’s program, Summit County planners Tiffany Robinson and Ray Milliner discuss tomorrow's Snyderville Basin planning commission agenda. Logan School District Superintendent, Frank Schofield discusses the later start time changes their school district will implement in Fall 2017. Artistic Director for RDT – Repertory Dance Theater - Linda Smith talks  about the performances later this week at the Egyptian Theater and Tom Clyde - co-writer and emcee of the Park City Follies which open next week at the Egyptian Theater.

On today’s program, Erin Ferguson with Save People Save Wildlife and John Montoya UDOT project manager, discuss the UDOT open house at Jeremy Ranch Elementary next week.  Utah Snow Supervisor with the Natural Resources Conservation Service In Salt Lake, Randy Julander discusses the most recent Climate and Water Report.  Park City School District Communications Specialist Molly Miller and CEO of Atlas RTX Bassam Salem discuss the 2-way community engagement platform the school district plans to use to provide information to the public regarding the school bond.

On today’s program, Kathy Donnell - Park Naturalist with Utah State Park has her monthly update. Summit County Council member Doug Clyde has details about business discussed at yesterday’s county council meeting.

On today’s program, Freelance Writer Peter Oliver discusses his article "Gimme Shelter" about affordable housing efforts in resort towns in this month's Ski Area Magazine. Park City School Board Members  Julie Eihausen and Petra Butler discuss Tuesday's school board meeting. Park City Film Series Director Katy Wang discusses Earth Month – free film screenings every Thursday in April. Also the rundown of free movies for kids during next week’s PCSD spring break and Park City Institute Director Teri Orr announces the rundown of the Big Stars Bright Nights summer season.

Local News Hour - April 4, 2017

Apr 4, 2017

On today’s program, Cheryl Fox - director of Summit Land Conservancy, Park City council member Andy Beerman and Utah Open Lands director Wendy Fisher announce a new challenge to save Bonanza Flat.

Local News Hour - March 31, 2017

Apr 3, 2017

On today’s program, Melissa McKain, Director of Summit County Children’s Justice Center has an update on their efforts to find a new location and how the $30,000 Women’s Giving Fund grant is being spent. Park City Council member Andy Beerman discusses last night's meeting including the appeal on the new Kimball Garage special event space and a representative of National Ability Center has details about the Ability Snow Challenge tomorrow at PCMR.

Local News Hour - March 30, 2017

Mar 30, 2017

On today’s program, High Country News Correspondent Elizabeth Shogren discusses her recent article "Why the West will Continue to Green Without the Clean Power Plan.”  Director of the state Institutional Trust Lands Administration and former Summit County Council Member, David Ure discusses how the national Monument affects Utah public school funding and Sarah Koenig - the co-founder of the podcast Serial - who will be on the Park City Eccles stage on Saturday night with co-founder Julie Snyder, discusses binge worthy journalism.

On today’s program Former CEO of Skullcandy Hoby Darling one of the presenters of Thin Air -Performance Under Pressure and Sergeant First Class in the United States Army Special Forces, more commonly known as the “Green Berets Brian Sudler discuss their presentations in next week’s Thin Air Festival. Park City Manager Diane Foster and Economic Development Director Jonathan Weidenhamer discuss the agenda for Thursday's city council meeting and Lilliama Woods and Rob Weyer are running for Vice Chair of the North Summit County Democratic Party. They share their platforms.

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