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 - June 12, 2017

Jun 12, 2017

Summit County Planner Ray Milliner who has a preview of tomorrow's Snyderville Basin Planning Commission’s agenda. Following Milliner we have Summit County Sheriff Justin Martinez to talk about his department. Then we have the Park City Education Foundation with their monthly update followed up by Dave Nicholls founder and chairman of the US Adaptive Bobsled and Skeleton Association to discuss the Summit County Council's decision not to fund their request through the RAP tax grants. 

On today’s program, we kick off with the Mountain Trails Report with Charlie Sturgis. Summit County Community Development Director Pat Putt with this month's "What's That with Pat?” Park City Council member Cindy Matsumoto has a recap about last night's meeting and Ginger Riehs, Executive Director of the Park City Restaurant Association has details on this year's Savor the Summit, June 17th.

Local News Hour - June 9, 2017

Jun 9, 2017

On today’s program, we kick off with the Mountain Trails Report with Charlie Sturgis. Summit County Community Development Director Pat Putt with this month's "What's That with Pat?” Park City Council member Cindy Matsumoto has a recap about last night's meeting and Ginger Riehs, Ex. Director of the Park City Restaurant Association with details on this year's Savor the Summit.

Local News Hour - June 8, 2017

Jun 8, 2017

On today’s program, Park City High School Principal, Bob O'Connor has details on the Class of 2017’s graduation tomorrow. Summit County Council member Glenn Wright has a recap of yesterday’s council meeting. Park City School District Statistician, Kaitlin O'Connor has details on the Late Start Times Survey results.

Local News Hour - June 7, 2017

Jun 7, 2017

On today’s program, Park City School Board Member Julie Eihausen and Business Administrator Todd Hauber discuss Tuesday's school board meeting. Park City Manager Diane Foster and Public Utilities Director Clint McAffee discuss the agenda for Thursday's city council meeting, including the tentative budget presentation, with water projects and rates, as well as senior needs and senior housing. Egyptian Theater Director Randy Barton and long-time local artist Bill Kranstover have details on the return of Who's Art, happening this weekend.

Local News Hour - June 6, 2017

Jun 6, 2017

On today’s program Cheryl Fox - director of Summit Land Conservancy talks about open space issues. Summit County manager Tom Fisher discusses the agenda for Wednesday's county council meeting. Park City Ski Team director Jesse Hunt and Walt Evans, Integration Team Facilitator discuss the intent to combine five sports clubs into one – to be known as the Park City Ski and Snowboard Club and led by Hunt. Park City Film Series Director George Dymalski on his retirement from the film series and George Grove of The Kingston Trio appearing at the Egyptian Theater this weekend. 

Local News Hour - June 5, 2017

Jun 5, 2017

On today’s program, Transit and Transportation update with Alfred Knotts, Caroline Rodriguez. Park City Superintendent of Schools Ember Conley and School Board member Andrew Caplan preview tomorrow’s School Board meeting agenda.

Local News Hour - June 2, 2017

Jun 2, 2017

On today’s program, Charlie Sturgis has this week’s Mountain Trails Report .Utah Highway Patrol spokesman Todd Royce talks about Utah's Move Over Law. New Summit County Attorney Margaret Olsen talks about her new job and why she wanted it. US Ski Team members Laurenne Ross and Tommy Ford talk about their season, their rehabilitation and the upcoming Olympic season and Film Series Director Katy Wang has details on the next two weekends of film screenings plus the free screening of Tickling Giants on Thursday, June 8. Plus a look ahead at this summer film screenings.

Local News Hour - June 1, 2017

Jun 1, 2017

On today’s program, members of the contract negotiating team: Renee Pinkney, PCEA co-president, Janice Jones, PCEA Negotiator,  and Park City School Board member Andrew Caplan, have details on the announcement of the teacher contract for the next three years. Utah State Park Naturalist Kathy Donnell has the latest on local state parks. Summit County Council member Chris Robinson has details on the Bonanza Flat funding agreements. Park City Special Events Manager Jenny Diersen has a rundown of some of the first events for this summer. Summit Community Gardens Ex.

Local News Hour - May 31, 2017

May 31, 2017

On today’s program, Scott Johansen, local businessman, talks about septic systems in  the Snyderville Basin. Park City election official Michelle Kellogg and Council member Nann Worel discuss the logistics and experience of running for office. Michelle has details about eligibility, campaign spending, order of candidates on the ballot and Nann offers her perspective on her campaign and why she decided to run. Ex.

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