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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The Local News Hour - February 7, 2017

Feb 7, 2017

On today’s program, Cheryl Fox – Director of Summit Land Conservancy, talks about open space issues. In studio. Summit County Development Director Pat Putt and Health Director Rich Bullough discuss the agenda for Wednesday's meeting. Park City Planning Director Bruce Erickson and Senior Planner Kirsten Whetstone review the agenda for Park City Planning Commission meeting and US Ski Team spokesman Tom Kelly has his weekly report.

Local News Hour - February 6, 2017

Feb 6, 2017

On the Local News Hour with Melissa Allison, the first guest is UtahPolicy.com Managing Editor Byron Schott with his weekly legislative update.  The second guests are Caroline Rodriguez and Alfred Knotts with a transportation update. The final guest is Superintendent Ember Conley to preview Tuesday's School Board meeting.

On today’s program, Summit County Emergency Manager Chris Crowley and Gary Horton, County Engineer talk about the new FEMA sponsored flood plain map meeting, with updated maps for Summit County on February 7th. Park City Council member Becca Gerber has an update from last night's meeting and Park City Board of Realtors President Sara Werbelow and Board Member Carol Agle discuss the 2016 year end real estate report.

Local News Hour - February 2, 2107

Feb 2, 2017

On today’s program, Summit County Council member Kim Carson reviews yesterday’s county council meeting. Dr. Lawrence Yun - Chief Economist and Senior Vice President of Research at the National Association of Realtors will be presenting his statistical analysis of the current market conditions to members of the Park City Board of Realtors. He gives us a preview. Photographer Christopher Boffoli photographs are on display at the Kimball Art Center Cafe Gallery.

Local News Hour - February 1, 2017

Feb 1, 2017

On today’s program,  Park City School District Special Education Director Jennifer Slade talks about her new job and what she hopes to accomplish with news that the school district is not in compliance with federal law.

On today’s program, Leslie Thatcher speaks to Summit County manager Tom Fisher discusses the agenda for Wednesday's county council meeting. Park City Police Chief Wade Carpenter has a Sundance recap from law enforcement’s perspective. Seanna Williams, Licensed Clinical Social Worker with True North Treatment Center in Utah County, talks about her citizen petition calling for immediate action by state lawmakers to fund treatment programs and medication for those battling opiate addictions and Executive Director of Swaner Nature Preserve Nell Larson talks about some upcoming events.

Local News Hour - January 30, 2017

Jan 30, 2017

On today’s program, Leslie Thatcher speaks to UtahPolicy.com Managing Editor Bryon Schott who has his weekly Legislative update. Tom Kelly with the US Ski and Snowboard Association has his weekly update and Author and Public Speaker Fran Lebowitz has details on her upcoming performance at the Eccles Center Saturday night. 

Local News Hour - January 27, 2017

Jan 27, 2017

On today’s Local News Hour, Leslie Thatcher speaks with Erin & Ryan Ferguson  from the group Save People Save Wildlife who discuss what's happened regarding wildlife issues since last year's open house at the Richins Building with DWR & UDOT. Park City Council member Tim Henney is in to talk about last night’s city council meeting. Recycle Utah Director Insa Riepen and Board Chairman Bruce Erickson talk about her resignation and what's next and Scott Tanner PCHS/TMJH Director of Orchestras has details about tonight’s Baroque Chamber concern at PC Community Church.

 

On today’s program, Leslie Thatcher speaks to Summit County Council member Roger Armstrong to discuss yesterday’s meeting. Utah Rep. Tim Quinn discusses the new legislative session and Sundance Senior Programmer Caroline Libresco discusses this year's festival.

Local News Hour - January 25, 2017

Jan 25, 2017

On today’s program, Leslie Thatcher speaks to Park City School Board Members JJ Ehlers and Andrew Caplan about yesterdays’ meeting. Park City Manager Diane Foster  and Economic Development Manager Jason Glidden discuss the agenda for Thursday's city council meeting and Hadley Dynak, Executive Director of the Park City Summit County Arts Council talks about the Arts Council working with the SLC Creative Mornings Chapter to host a satellite of their monthly meet-up in Park City on Friday.

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