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 - October 19, 2017

Oct 19, 2017

On today’s program, Leslie Thatcher speaks with Summit County Council member Roger Armstrong has a recap from Wednesday's meeting. Summit County Library Director Dan Compton will talk about his plans for the new South Summit Library. Leisa Mukai - the new Education and Awareness Coordinator for Peace House talks about her efforts this month as October is Domestic Violence Awareness month and Kimball Art Center Artistic Director Amy MacDonald has an art center update.

Local News Hour - October 18, 2017

Oct 18, 2017

On today’s program, Leslie Thatcher speaks to Park City School Board Member Andrew Caplan who has a recap about yesterday’s meeting. Summit County Health Dept. Educator Carolyn Rose discusses women's health and breast cancer awareness. October is Breast Cancer Awareness Month and Rachel Kahler, Event Manager with Heber Valley Chamber and Ranger Doug with Riders in the Sky have details about this year’s Heber Valley Western Music and Cowboy Poetry Gathering Oct. 25 – 29th.

Local News Hour - October 17, 2017

Oct 17, 2017

ON today’s program, Leslie Thatcher speaks to Summit County manager Tom Fisher who discusses the agenda for Wednesday's county council meeting. Recycle Utah director Carolyn Wawra is in with a monthly update and discusses the future of plastic recycling. PC Unidos Co-Presidents Pepe Grimaldo and Max Centuro have details on a candidate forum for the Latino community on Friday, October 20 6 pm at People's Health Clinic and MC Yogi  has details on his Spiritual Graffiti Book Tour taking place at The Shop on Oct. 24.

Local News Hour - October 16, 2017

Oct 16, 2017

On today’s program, Leslie Thatcher speaks with Superintendent Ember Conley who previews  tomorrow’s School Board meeting at 4 p.m. Park City Environmental Sustainability Manager Luke Cartin and Environmental Sustainability Project Manager Celia Peterson talk about Park City’s new net-zero efforts.

Local News Hour - October 13, 2017

Oct 13, 2017

ON today’s program, Lora Smith has today’s Mountain Trails Report with Lora Smith.  Save the Library Field organizer Ed Parigian has details on the Old Town Hoedown Celebration on Sunday marking their success. Park City Planning Commission Chairman Adam Strachan talks about Wednesday's meeting and the discovery  of a new document in the Treasure Hill development. Park City Council member Nann Worel has a recap about last night's meeting.

Local News Hour - October 12, 2107

Oct 12, 2017

On today’s program, Summit County Council member Chris Robinson has a recap from Wednesday's meeting. Snyderville Basin Planning Commissioner Canice Hart has an update on Tuesday’s meeting. Virginia Pearce with Utah Film Commission discusses the state of film and television production in Utah and this weekend's screening of Wind River. It's a huge box office hit that was shot almost entirely in Summit and Wasatch Counties.

Local News Hour - October 11, 2017

Oct 11, 2017

On today’s program, Debbie LaBelle with Whole Foods talks about the Grand Opening of the new store next week. Park City Manager Diane Foster and Budget Manager Nate Rockwood have a preview of the agenda for Thursday's city council meeting, including a the consideration of the $40 Million sale of bonds for the new Arts and Culture District and Affordable Housing. Bill Malone President of the Park City Chamber of Commerce and Visitors Bureau has details on the candidate forum on Friday and Incumbent Mayor of Midway Collen Bonner talks about her run for re-election.

Local News Hour - October 10, 2017

Oct 10, 2017

On the program today, Summit County Manager Tom Fisher discusses the agenda for Wednesday’s county council meeting.  Park City Planning Director Bruce Erickson has a preview of Wednesday’s planning commission meeting. PC Mark Recreation Coordinator Cole Johnson has details on Next week’s Fall Wellness Week which includes a segment with Tippee Morlan that will focus on the basics of finding travel deals, and Midway Mayoral Candidate Celeste Johnson talks about her run for office against incumbent, Colleen Bonner.

Local News Hour - October 9, 2017

Oct 9, 2017

On today’s program, Summit County planner Ray Milliner to talk about tomorrow's Snyderville Basin planning commission agenda. Larry Fagot, Communication Committee chairman and Renee Burkley, who’s heading the St. Lawrence Building Fund Steering Committee have details on the 50th anniversary celebration on October 14 and the kickoff of their Capital Campaign to help build a new church and community center. Georgetown Texas Mayor Dale Ross is featured in the documentary An Inconvenient Sequel.

Local News Hour - October 6, 2017

Oct 6, 2017

On today’s program, Charlie Sturgis has this week’s Trails Report. Park City Parking Consultant with Dixon Resources Julie Dixon and Park City Parking and Fleet Manager Kenzie Coulson have an update on the parking management plan now underway and discussed at yesterday’s Park City council meeting. Park City Council member Becca Gerber has a recap about last night's meeting and SCPW Director Erin Bragg and Park City Environmental Sustainability Project Manager Celia Peterson have details on Climate Week that starts on Sunday.

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