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 - January 6, 2017

Jan 6, 2017

On today’s program, Leslie Thatcher speaks with UtahPolicy.com Managing Editor Bryan Schott who has a preview of the upcoming legislative session that starts January 23rd. Park City Council member Cindy Matsumoto  has details  about last night's council meeting. In studio and District 53 State Representative Logan Wilde talks about his upcoming rookie year as a first time lawmaker.

Local News Hour - January 5, 2017

Jan 5, 2017

On today’s program, Leslie Thatcher speaks to Summit County Council member Doug Clyde to discuss his first meeting as a county council member.

Local News Hour - January 4, 2016

Jan 4, 2017

On today’s program Leslie Thatcher speaks to Marina Lowe, Legislative Counsel for the Salt Lake Chapter of the ACLU. She has details on tonight’s training session for people who want to learn more about lobbying their legislators. Park City Manager Diane Foster previews Thursday's city council agenda and Tom Kelly has hi weekly update from USSA.

Local News Hour - January 3, 2017

Jan 3, 2017

On today’s program, Leslie Thatcher speaks to Cheryl Fox, director of Summit Land Conservancy, about open space issues. Summit County manager Tom Fisher has details about the agenda for Wednesday's first county council meeting of 2017. Park City spokeswoman Linda Jager and City Council Member Tim Henney have details about this afternoon's gathering for wine and conversation with citizens from 4:00 - 5:30 p.m. at Old Town Cellars.

For the final Local News Hour of 2016, Leslie Thatcher speaks with Scott Loomis, director of Mountainlands Community Housing, reviews  the past year of affordable housing developments and a look ahead at 2017. Lisa Yoder, Summit County Sustainability manager, discusses the county's  waiver of  solar building permit fees, and other sustainability items. Brent Christensen with Ice Castles  talks about  today's opening at the Homestead today at the Homestead and Park City planner Kirsten Whetsone talks about the new Ivers Tunnel Building at Silver Star that was dedicated yesterday.

On today's program Leslie Thatcher as a final chat with  Summit County Council Member Tal Adair who served for just more than a year on the council and lost in his re-election bid. Rich Sonntag  is retiring as General Manager of Promontory. We look back at his years with the development. Dr. Scott McIntosh, Medical Director of Summit County and Park City Emergency Medical Systems, and Eric Hales from Park City Fire Dept.

Local News Hour - December 27, 2016

Dec 27, 2016

  Park City Culinary Institute Owner Lauri Moldawer will be in to tell us about classes being offered in 2017. After Lauri we have Retiring School Board President Tania Knauer in to recap her term on the school board and since we started off with food – we’re going to wrap up the hour with whiskey! Master Distiller Brendan Coyle from High West Distillery will tell us about being named 2016 Distillery of the Year by Whiskey Advocate.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

On today's program, Leslie Thatcher speaks to Utah Rep. Mel Brown who will look back on his days in state legislature.   Summit County Council Member Claudia McMullin, looking back on her tenure on her eight years on the Council. Josh Hales and Carlos Kinder from the  Park City High School Lacrosse team and Ginny Tuite from the Wasatch High School Lacrosse talk about their separate Christmas tree pickup fundraisers. 

Local News Hour - December 22, 2016

Dec 22, 2016

  Summit County’s Solid Waste Superintendent Tim Loveday to discuss the new $36 fee and new cell at the landfill. Following Tim is Director of Public Utilities Clint McAfee along with PC Community Engagement Liaison Lynn Ware Peek to talk about public utilities and an update on construction projects. Wrapping up the hour we’ll be talking to Amber Hanson from the Egyptian to talk about Zoso – the Led Zeppelin Tribute band.

 

 

 

 

 

 

Local News Hour - December 20, 2016

Dec 20, 2016

Summit County Risk & Procurement Administrator Matt Jensen talks about an active shooter exercise at the courthouse on the 15th – Dr. Ember Conley about what Park City’s kids can do during the holiday break, - Insa Riepen about recycling during the holidays and Soldier Hollow’s new GM Stuart Ashe talks about the new merger and upcoming events.

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