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 - November 28, 2017

Nov 28, 2017

On today’s program, Summit County manager Tom Fisher discusses the agenda for Wednesday's county council meeting. Park City Planning Director Bruce Erickson previews tomorrow's planning commission agenda, the  last meeting about Treasure Hill before the commission takes a vote on December 13th and Keith Lilley has details on the Christmas Concert at Shepard of the Mountains Lutheran Church this Saturday.

Local News Hour - November 27, 2017

Nov 27, 2017

On today’s program, Park City School Superintendent Ember Conley and Business Administrator Todd Hauber have details from last week's school board meeting where the board appointed a new member  and voted on which schools to close for next school year. Summit County planner Amir Caus talks about Tuesday’s Snyderville Basin planning commission agenda.

Local News Hour - November 22, 2017

Nov 22, 2017

On today’s program, Summit County Council Member Glenn Wright recaps Monday’s special meeting. Deer Valley COO and General Manager Bob Wheaton discusses the upcoming season as well as the Solitude land exchange, his meeting with the new owner of the Mayflower Mountain property Gary Barnett and a staff meeting with the NewCo owner representatives that was held last  Friday.

On today’s program, Park city Public Works Director Blake Fonnesbeck discusses transit changes for the coming ski season. Summit County Public Works Director Derek Radke and Reece DeMille from Republic Service discuss snow removal and curbside pickup. New Park City Police Department hires Victim Advocate Coordinator Megan Galati and Community Outreach Officer Franco Libertini  talk about their new roles and Recycle Utah director Carolyn Wawra has a monthly update.

On today’s program, State Rep. Tim Quinn (R - District 54) has a look ahead at the 2018 legislative session.  Heber Mayor-elect Kelleen Potter talks about her election and what she hopes to accomplish in the next four years. Abby McNulty, director of the Park City Education Foundation has an update on her new appointment to the NSFA Industry Leadership Council. She is joined by Crystal Giles – a coding specialist with Jeremy Ranch Elementary school who had an update on this program started three years ago.

Local News Hour - November 17, 2107

Nov 17, 2017

On today’s program, Summit County Community Development Director Pat Putt has an update on the development projects in Summit County. Park City Council  Member Becca Gerber has a recap about last night's meeting and a Project ABC Update with Director Jake McIntire and Park City Summit County Arts Council Director Hadley Dynak following Tuesday’s 5 hour work session.

Local News Hour - November 16, 2017

Nov 17, 2017

On today’s program, Summit County Council member Kim Carson has a recap from Wednesday's meeting. Snyderville Planning Commissioner Chuck Klingenstein has an update from Tuesday’s meeting. President and CEO of Ski Utah Nathan Rafferty with an update on his annual Ski Season opening press conference held on Tuesday. Manicurist and now Author, Carly Bennett Stenmark talks about her new book, More Than a Manicure: The Nail Files and her upcoming book signing on Saturday.

Local News Hour - November 15, 2017

Nov 15, 2017

On today’s program, Summit Community Power Works Ex. Director Erin Bragg and Park City Municipal Sustainability Manager Luke Cartin have an update on the Georgetown University prize money. Park City Manager Diane Foster and Historic Preservation Planner Anya Grahn have a preview of the agenda for Thursday's city council meeting. US Ski and Snowboard Spokesman Tom Kelly with a team update. Lauren Lackey, Co-Founder of Sage Mountain talks about the Compassionate Traditions campaign in which people pledge to leave animals off their plates during the holidays.

Local News Hour - November 14, 2017

Nov 14, 2017

On today’s program Summit County manager Tom Fisher discusses the agenda for Wednesday's county council meeting. Park City Mountain COO Bill Rock has details on opening day, November 17th. Park City Chief Building Official Dave Thacker has been on the job for 6-months. He tells us about the work he’s done to streamline the building process and Pastor Charles Robinson and Leonel Nieto Director of Data and IT Operations have details on Thursday’s Project for a Deeper Understanding forum on DACA.

Local News Hour - November 13, 2017

Nov 13, 2017

On today’s program, the Director of People's Health Clinic Beth Armstrong and Matt Slonaker from Utah Health Policy Project have details on open enrollment for ACA (American Care Act) insurance. Summit County planners Ray Milliner and Jennifer Strader talk about tomorrow's Snyderville Basin planning commission agenda. Wasatch County Manager, Mike Davis has an update on Wasatch County business, including the sale of the Mayflower property.

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