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 - 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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The Summit County Council gave thumbs up to a plan to reduce its greenhouse gas emissions by 15% in 15 years. Leslie Thatcher has more.

Summit and Wasatch County kids can earn some cold, hard cash by participating in this summer's KPCW Outdoor Water Waste Photo Contest. But they need to hurry. Leslie Thatcher has more.

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On today's program, host Leslie Thatcher speaks to Erin Bragg, Conservation Director with Summit Land Conservancy. Summit County manager Tom Fisher reviews the agenda for Wednesday's County Council meeting. Park City Transportation manager Alfred Knotts has details on  Wednesday's Transportation Open House from 6- 8 pm on the 3rd floor of the Park City Library.

On today's program, Host Leslie Thatcher speaks to Robert Grow - the CEO of Envision Utah with the first of the results from this spring's survey of nearly 53,000 Utahns. Sandy Cho from the Utah Olympic Park and two local climbers talk about this week's Psicobloc Competition with a cash purse of $20k. Summit County Sheriff Justin Martinez has the latest about Hilary Clinton's visit to Park City. Superintendent Ember Conley has released her recommendation about how the  school board should move forward with master planning.

On today's program, host Leslie Thatcher speaks with Carol Agle and Rick Shand from the Park City Board of Realtors who have news about the second quarter numbers. Park City Council Member Andy Beerman has the highlights from Thursday's city council meeting, including a discussion how to deal with property owners who are renting out their homes illegally.

Following the conclusion of this weekend's Park City Arts Festival, the Kimball Art Center will be very busy making the move to its new location on Kearns Blvd. Leslie Thatcher has more.

If nothing changes after receiving a few outstanding reports, the members of the Park City School District Master Planning Committee will have a final recommendation for the Park City school board. Leslie Thatcher has more.

On today's program, host Leslie Thatcher speaks with Summit County Council Member Chris Robinson about the plan for Summit County to reduce its greenhouse gas emissions by 15% in 15 years. Park City Mountain Resort  Chief Operating Officer Bill Rock reveals the thinking behind the new combined resort logo and brand. The Park City School District Master Planning Committee has what it thinks are its final recommendations to the school board. Nancy Garrison and Rory Murphy have the latest.

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Park City turned out to find out what the new look and name of the town's namesake combined resort would be. KPCW's Leslie Thatcher has more.

Whole Foods executives were in Park City recently to speak with community members about the vision for the new store. KPCW's Leslie Thatcher has more.

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