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 7, 2017

Dec 7, 2017

ON today’s program, Summit County Council member Doug Clyde has a recap from Wednesday's meeting.Park City School District President Andrew Caplan and Superintendent Ember Conley talk about the search for a new superintendent.

On today’s program, Organizers for the 2nd annual Holiday Sip and Shop—have details on this week’s two-day event. Park City Manager Diane Foster and Community Engagement Manger Linda Jager have a preview of the agenda for Thursday's city council meeting and Tom Farkas with Citizens Against the Wall has more information about the UDOT noise barrier initiative.

On today’s program, Cheryl Fox - director of Summit Land Conservancy has an update on the Osguthorpe Ranch. Summit County manager Tom Fisher discusses the agenda for Wednesday's county council meeting including the first of two budget hearings which proposes the first property tax increase in 30 years.

On today’s program, a Transit and Transportation update with Alfred Knotts and Caroline Rodriguez, with an update on the SR 244 Alternatives Analysis (AA) study.   Superintendent of Park City Schools Ember Conley has details about Tuesday’s school board meeting agenda and Spokesman for US Ski and Snowboard Tom Kelly has an update on the team results, including Ted Ligetys’ return to the race hill.

In today's program, Associate Superintendent Dr. Ben Belnap and Mental Health and Substance Abuse Coordinator at the Summit County Health Department, Aaron Newman talking about the recent CDC study showing Utah's dramatic increase in youth suicide. Then, City Council member, Nann Worel had a recap on Thursday's council meeting.  Next, Sam Rubin with Mountain Transportation Network in to talk about free rides for the Santa Pub Crawl on Saturday, December 2nd.

Local News Hour - November 30, 2017

Nov 30, 2017

On today’s program, Summit County Council member Roger Armstrong has a recap from Wednesday's meeting. Park City Planning Commission Chair Adam Strachan has a recap about last night’s meeting. Deer Valley Communications Manager Emily Summers has details on Saturday's opening. And Youth Sports Alliance Get Out and Play Programs Manager Heather Simms and YSA Executive  Director Emily Fisher have details on the registration deadline for this winter’s programs.

Local News Hour - November 29, 2017

Nov 29, 2017

On today’s program, Snyderville Planning Commissioner Chuck Klingenstein has a recap of Tuesday’s meeting, including the proposed Commons at Newpark project. Park City Manager Diane Foster and Transportation Planning  Manager Alfred Knotts have a preview of the agenda for Thursday's city council meeting, including the Transportation Critical Priority update and proposed amendments to the city code. Spokesman for US Ski and Snowboard Tom Kelly has an update on the team results and Summit County Arts Council Community Manager Jocelyn Scudder has details on Saturday’s BRANDed PC event.

Local News Hour - November 28, 2017

Nov 28, 2017

On today’s program, Summit County manager Tom Fisher discusses the agenda for Wednesday's county council meeting. Park City Planning Director Bruce Erickson previews tomorrow's planning commission agenda, the  last meeting about Treasure Hill before the commission takes a vote on December 13th and Keith Lilley has details on the Christmas Concert at Shepard of the Mountains Lutheran Church this Saturday.

Local News Hour - November 27, 2017

Nov 27, 2017

On today’s program, Park City School Superintendent Ember Conley and Business Administrator Todd Hauber have details from last week's school board meeting where the board appointed a new member  and voted on which schools to close for next school year. Summit County planner Amir Caus talks about Tuesday’s Snyderville Basin planning commission agenda.

Local News Hour - November 22, 2017

Nov 22, 2017

On today’s program, Summit County Council Member Glenn Wright recaps Monday’s special meeting. Deer Valley COO and General Manager Bob Wheaton discusses the upcoming season as well as the Solitude land exchange, his meeting with the new owner of the Mayflower Mountain property Gary Barnett and a staff meeting with the NewCo owner representatives that was held last  Friday.

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