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 - May 17, 2018

May 17, 2018

On today’s program, Leslie Thatcher conducts a final interview with Park City Superintendent of Schools Ember Conley before she leaves for her new position in Mesa, AZ. Park City Republican Jeff Wright speaks  about the Better Boundaries ballot initiative’s  road to certification and November’s ballot.

On today’s program, Leslie Thatcher speaks to Park City School Board Member Erin Grady and Business Administrator Todd Hauber who have a recap about Tuesday's meeting.

Local News Hour - May 15, 2018

May 15, 2018

On today’s program, Human Resources attorney Mike O'Brien, one of the panelists on Thursday’s #metoo panel discusses sexual harassment in the work place.  Summit County Fire Warden Bruce Boyer and Health Department PIO Derek Siddoway have details on the upcoming Community Disaster Preparedness Open House May 24 and the upcoming wildfire season.

Local News Hour - May 14, 2018

May 14, 2018

On today’s program, Leslie Thatcher speaks to Park City School Interim Superintendent David Gomez who previews Tuesday’s School Board meeting agenda. Park City and Summit County Transportation Planning Managers Alfred Knotts and Caroline Rodriguez have updates on a number of on-going projects and Park City Education Foundation Programs Director Kara Cody and Programs Manager Sara Hutchinson have details on the $300,000 in school grants that were just awarded.

On today’s program, we welcome back the Mountain Trails Report with Charlie Sturgis. House District 1 Democratic primary candidate Lee Castillo discusses his election platform against primary candidate Kurt Weiland. Park City Community Foundation Development and Special Projects Director Diego Zegarra has details on the just concluded Solomon Fund grants process which awarded almost $90,000 to 17 different organizations.

Local News Hour - May 10, 2018

May 10, 2018

On today’s program, Leslie Thatcher speaks to Summit County Council member Kim Carson who has a recap of Wednesday's meeting. Executive Director  of TRUCE, Together for Responsible Use and Cannabis Education,  Christine Stenquist has news on efforts to pay canvassers to go door to door asking petition signers to rescind their signatures from the cannabis initiative petition.

Local News Hour - May 9, 2018

May 9, 2018

On Today’s Program, Leslie Thatcher speaks to House District 1 Democratic Primary Candidate Kurt Weiland. Wasatch Speaker Series founder Gary Lauer with details for next year’s season. Summit County Health Department Mental Health and Substance Abuse Coordinator Aaron Newman and Valley Behavioral Health Summit County Director Dodi Wilson join to discuss the county’s mental health and substance abuse area plan. New Kimball Art Center Café operator Ellie Shropshire and Kimbal Director Jory Macomber have details on the café’s reopening.

  

 

Local News Hour - May 8, 2018

May 8, 2018

On today’s program, Leslie Thatcher speaks to Summit County manager Tom Fisher who discusses the agenda for Wednesday's county council meeting. Park City Planning Director Bruce Erickson has a preview of Wednesday's planning commission meeting. Health Coach Erin Kay is this month's free Lunch and Learn guest. She talks about changing your relationship with how you fuel your body and mind and Park City Landscape Gardener Maria Barndt and Recycle Utah Director Carolyn Wawra talk about the upcoming Park City Clean Up Day and Tree Planting.

Local News Hour - May 7, 2018

May 7, 2018

On today's program, Leslie Thatcher speaks to Park City Summit County Arts Council Director Hadley Dynak who has results from the Project ABC Cultural Plan and how it will be launched. Director of the Snyderville Water Reclamation District, Mike Luers, speaks about awards recently handed out to the District and an update on the expansion of Silver Creek Treatment plant and Ballet West Academy Campus Administrator Sandy Flurry speaks about the world premiere of The Wonderful Wizard of Oz.

Local News Hour - May 4, 2018

May 4, 2018

On today’s program, Leslie Thatcher speaks to Summit County Community Development Director Pat Putt who has an with an update on development projects throughout the county. Deer Valley Branding Director Coleen Reardon and Darin Piccoli  from State Room announce the lineup of the inaugural Deer Valley Concert Series. Park City Council member Steve Joyce with a recap of last night's meeting.

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