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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On today’s program, Snyderville Basin Planning Commission vice-chairwoman Bea Peck has a review of Tuesday’s meeting Summit County Health Dept. has its monthly update with Phil Bondurant, Environmental Health Director and Aaron Newman, Mental Health and Substance Abuse Coordinator. They discuss the Silver Creek Sewer Expansion and upcoming mental health public input meetings and Park City Film Series Director Katie Wang has details on the three film screenings this month.

Local News Hour - August 8, 2017

Aug 8, 2017

On today’s program, Summit County manager Tom Fisher discusses the agenda for Wednesday's county council meeting. Reid Ewing -  University of Utah Professor and Department Chair of the City and Metropolitan Planning department  - gives us an update on Transit Oriented Developments or TODs - their evolution in communities and the changes from sprawl to denser, more transit friendly communities. His team has designed early concepts for potential development of Cline Dahle. Park City Planning Director Bruce Erickson has a preview of Wednesday's planning commission meeting.

Local News Hour - August 7, 2017

Aug 7, 2017

On today’s program, Summit County planners Jennifer Strader and Ray Milliner preview the agenda for tomorrow’s Snyderville Planning Commission meeting. A monthly Transit and Transportation update with Park City and Summit County Transportation Caroline Rodriguez. Park City Summit County Arts Council Director Hadley Dynak discusses the Project ABC survey about what residents love about local arts and culture opportunities for the future.

Today’s music guest, Sophia Dion, will perform several songs during the program.  John and Jude will announce Park City’s Best Cocktail of 2017.  Travis English gives an update of the upcoming Summit County Fair.

Local News Hour - August 4, 2017

Aug 4, 2017

On today’s program, Charlie Sturgis as this week’s Mountain Trails Report. Dave March with Kimball Art Center has details on this weekend. Park City Council member Becca Gerber recaps  last night's meeting. Reggan Jastram and John Philpott have details on Heber City Day of Giving coming up on August 8th. PC MARC Lunch and Learn with Cole Jonson and next week’s guest Audrey Lee discuss the secrets to permanent fat loss through nutrition and healthy living and San Francisco Gay Men's Chorus Executive Director Chris Verdugo has details on their upcoming performance Sunday.

Local News Hour - August 3, 2017

Aug 3, 2017

On today’s program, Kathy Donnell , Park Naturalist with Utah State Parks has a monthly update. Summit County Council member Kim Carson recaps yesterday’s meeting.  Park City Mayoral Candidate Dana Williams and Park City Special Events Manager Jenny Diersen with a look ahead at the week's events –including the Kimball Arts Festival information you need to know.

Due to equipment malfunction, we don't have the entire segment of today's Local News Hour, except for the interview with Mayoral candidate, Andy Beerman. 

ON today’s program, Cheryl Fox - director of Summit Land Conservancy has an open space update. Summit County manager Tom Fisher discusses the agenda for Wednesday's county council meeting. Park City Mayoral Candidate Roger Armstrong talks about his campaign. Brint Markle - CEO and Co-Founder of Mountain Hub talk about the new app which was released this week and Utah Treasurer David Damschen will talk about the unclaimed property and money in Summit and Wasatch County and how to contact the state about it.

Local News Hour - July 28, 2017

Jul 28, 2017

On today’s program, Charlie Sturgis has this week’s Mountain Trails Report. Tania Knauer, Deanna Rhodes and Ruth Silverstein with Planned Parenthood of Utah have details about Sunday's hike, the Wasatch and Summit county Teen Council and "The Art of Safe Sex" an upcoming fundraise in October. Park City Planning Commissioner Preston Campbell recaps Wednesday's meeting and the New General Manager of Park City Television, Keefe Pulley, has details about the recent sale of the station to Deerfield Media Group and the future of PCTV.

Local News Hour - July 27, 2017

Jul 27, 2017

On today’s program, Summit County Council member Roger Armstrong discusses business from yesterday's council meeting. Ann Zimmerman with Friends of Wasatch County Library has details on the new Share a Book Program that rolled out earlier this month. Park City Extreme Cup Soccer Tournament Director Shelley Gillwald with details on the 14th annual tournament and Utah Clean Energy's Solar Project Coordinator Kate Bowman has an update on net metering.

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