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 December 21, 2017

Dec 21, 2017

On today’s program, Summit County Council member Glenn Wright has a recap from Wednesday's meeting. Betsy Wallace Managing Director of the Sundance Institute and Ralph Rivera (Director of Operations) have an update of what's new for Sundance 2018. Park City Fire Marshall Mike Owens and PIO Trisha Hazelrigg review Christmas safety tips, what's ahead for the district next year and the California wildfires. Park City Planning Commission Chair Adam Strachan has an update from Wednesday's meeting on Treasure Hill’s new smaller development plans.

Local News Hour - December 20, 2017

Dec 20, 2017

On today’s program, Park City School Board Member Petra Butler has an update on the superintendent recruiting efforts and District Business Administrator Todd Hauber updates the budget being drafted for next school year.  Park City Manager Diane Foster  and Assistant City Manager Matt Dias have a preview of the agenda for Thursday's city council meeting, including a discussion on the new Treasure proposal. Grammy Award winning singer songwriter Lucky Diaz -  founder of Lucky Diaz and the Family Jam  - talks about the two upcoming performances ] at the Park City Eccles Center Dec.

Local News Hour - December 19, 2017

Dec 19, 2017

On today’s program, Summit County Community Development Director Patt Putt fills in for Tom Fisher and has details on the agenda for Wednesday's county council meeting – including a preview of Chapter 3 of the Development Code. Park City Public Utilities Director Clint McAffee has a roundup of a number of water and public works projects. Recycle Utah director Carolyn Wawra with a monthly update and Author Chuck Newhall who will be presenting at Thursday’s Kimball Art Center Art Talk – talking about his new book Brightside Gardens.

Local News Hour - December 18, 2017

Dec 18, 2017

Today in the local news hour, we talked with Park City school district Superintendent, Ember Conley, about the agenda for Tuesday’s school board meeting.  Then, Park city High School Junior, Ben Agnew was in to talk about his service project to feed 1000 families in Park City this holiday.  Tom Kelly called in with the US Ski and Snowboard Team results from this past weekend. Finally, Brian Hanton,  Snyderville Basin Recreation District Director, was  in with the monthly update. 

Local News Hour - December 15, 2017

Dec 15, 2017

On today’s program, THINC co-founder Brian Van Hecke talks about what THINC thinks about the new Treasure Hill proposal. Park City Parking and Fleet Supervisor Kenzie Coulson has last minute recommendations as the new paid parking program rolled out this morning.

Local News Hour - December 14, 2107

Dec 14, 2017

In today’s program, Summit County Council member Chris Robinson has a recap from Wednesday's meeting. Park City Planning Commission chairman Adam Strachan discusses last night ’s meeting on the proposed Treasure agreement. Park City Election Official Michelle Kellogg and Community. Engagement Manager Linda Jager have details about an open house to give more information about serving the vacant city council seat on Dec. 19th  and  Youth Sports Alliance Executive Director Emily Fisher has an update and athlete and scholarship recipient Jeanne Cranz Mauzey calls in from the Dew Tour.

Local News Hour - December 13, 2107

Dec 13, 2017

On today’s program, Snyderville Planning Chairman Canice Harte recaps last night’s meeting on the future of the Colby School campus. Park City Mayor Jack Thomas has more details on the tentative Treasure Hill agreement in which Park City will purchase half of the density for $30 million.  Summit County Health Dept. Environmental Director Phil Bondurant with an update on air quality monitoring and urban farm and local photographer and now filmmaker Lori Admaski Peek talks about the screening of her film, Down the Fence, at the Park City Film Series on Thursday.

Local News Hour - December 12, 2017

Dec 12, 2017

On today’s program, Summit County manager Tom Fisher discusses the agenda for Wednesday's county council meeting, including one more public hearing on the proposed tax increase. Park City Planning Director Bruce Erickson has a preview of Wednesday's planning commission meeting, following the one week continuance ono Treasure Hill.

Local News Hour - December 11, 2017

Dec 11, 2017

Today in the local news hour, we talked with Ray Millener from the Snyderville Basin Planning Commission about the upcoming agenda for the Planning Commission.  Chris Clason, from the citizens group, VOLT was in talking about their concerns over the plan to install high power transmission lines through the Heber Valley.

Local News Hour - December 8, 2017

Dec 8, 2017

In todays program, Park Meadows Country Club Board Member, Jack Rubin is in to talk about the grand opening of the club house remodel.  Park  City Council member and mayor elect, Andy Beerman, in to recap the Thursday night council meeting.  Then Kira Solomon from the Park City Ski Patrolers Association was in telling us about the Avalanche safety class being held next week. Finally a group of three Park City High School Students,  talked about their  fund raising efforts to help send students to Indonesia on a service trip to help restore coral reefs. 

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