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 8, 2016

Nov 8, 2016

On today’s program, Host Leslie Thatcher speaks to Summit County manager Tom Fisher to discuss the agenda for Wednesday's county council meeting. Park City Planning Director Bruce Erickson previews Wednesday’s planning commission agenda, including Treasure. PC MARC Wellness Coordinator Cole Johnson has details on tomorrow's Free Lunch and Learn with guest Kasey Ring. Ann Johnson from Peace House previews the upcoming Bling Fling and Daniel Charon the artistic director of Ririe Woodbury Dance...

Local News Hour - November 7, 2016

Nov 7, 2016

On today’s program, Host Leslie Thatcher speaks to Park City Superintendent Ember Conley to discuss the Mountain Town School Superintendent Summit held here in Park city a couple of weeks ago. Summit County Health Dept. PIO Derek Siddoway talks about the upcoming meeting to preview the final results of the mental health survey. Summit County Clerk Kent Jones previews tomorrow’s voting. Live PC Give PC Committee Chairman Mike Ruzek has the final tally of last Friday’s Day of Giving. Shauna...

Local News Hour - November 4, 2016

Nov 4, 2016

On today’s Local News Hour, Host Leslie Thatcher speaks with Summit County Community Development Director Pat Putt who has a monthly update about the development projects in the Snyderville Basin. Park City Council member Becca Gerber discusses some of the items on yesterday’s council meeting agenda. about last night's meeting. Park City Community Foundation Director Katie Wright and Meg Steele, a business analyst at Park City Mountain talk about this year's Live PC Give PC goals and how the...

The Local News Hour - November 3, 2016

Nov 3, 2016

On today’s program, Host Leslie Thatcher speaks to Summit County Council member Kim Carson who has update us on yesterday’s meeting .Kathy Jo Pollock from U.S. Forest Service has details about sales of Christmas tree permits for Heber-Kamas Ranger District on Friday and Saturday. Paul Murphy from Rocky Mountain Power discusses the utility company’s Subscriber Solar program and how you can get involved and finally Author Trish Walker talks about her new book Oh, Honey, I'm Just Getting Started...

The Local News Hour - November 2, 2016

Nov 2, 2016

On today’s program, Host Leslie Thatcher speaks to Park City School Board member, Nancy Garrison about yesterday’s work session. Park City Manager Diane Foster discusses the agenda for Thursday's city council meeting. In studio. The founder of Giving a Bleep Annette Verlarde is in along with performers Mike Worel (playing Donald Trump) and Reiner Engel (playing Vladimir Putin) to talk about the upcoming Giving a Bleep Shows running two weekends starting Friday night and Ed Parigian from the ...

The Local News Hour - November 1, 2016

Nov 1, 2016

On today's program, Host Leslie Thatcher speaks to Cheryl Fox, director of Summit Land Conservancy about its offer made on 23 acres of Weber River front property. Summit County manager Tom Fisher discusses Wednesday’s lengthy agenda. Park City plannrs Anya Grahn and Bruce Erickson discuss Wednesday's Historic Preservation Board meeting to determine if the Star Hotel is historically significant. Members of the Wasatch Nordic Ski Academy have details about their upcoming waxing fundraiser and...

The Local News Hour - October 31, 2016

Oct 31, 2016

On today’s program, Host Leslie Thatcher speaks to Park city School District Superintendent Ember Conley about tomorrow’s work session, Jane Patten, is taking a new job as Peace House as Community Campus Project Director and Ginger Tolman and Sarah Scott with Voterise have details on how to register to vote before the November 8 th ’ election.

Local News Hour - October 28, 2016

Oct 28, 2016

On today’s program, Lora Smith has this week’s Mountain Trails Report. Host Leslie Thatcher speaks with Carol Agle and Rick Shand from the Park City Board of Realtors who have the 3rd Quarter update. Park City Mayor Jack Thomas in in with an update on city issues and Park City Special Events Manager Jenny Dierson and Police Captain Phil Kirk stops by with details on Monday’s Halloween on Main celebration. Park City Police Chief Wade Carpenter has details on his successful election to the IAPC...

Local News Hour - October 27, 2016

Oct 27, 2016

On today’s program, Host Leslie Thatcher speaks to Summit County Council member Roger Armstrong. Park City Planning Commissioner Steve Joyce talks about last night’s meeting. Park City Community Foundation Programs Manager Ollie Wilder and Board member Mike Ruzek have details about next week's Live PC Give PC. In studio and Utah Olympic Legacy Foundation Director Colin Hilton has details on the annual Ski Archives fundraiser taking place November 1st.

local News Hour - October 26, 2016

Oct 26, 2016

On today’s program, Host Leslie Thatcher speaks with Associate Superintendent of Teaching, Learning and Technology, Kathleen Einhorn in to talk about the middle years curriculum committee. She gave a detailed presentation at last week’s school board meeting. Angela Moschetta of Future Park City and Sarah Scott of Voterise to talk about voter registration and tomorrow's candidate forum - in costumes. Ken Kullack - Ex. Director of Summit Community Gardens to talk about the success of this...

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