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 - September 26, 2017

Sep 26, 2017

On today’s program, Summit County Sustainability Coordinator Lisa Yoder talks about the county's efforts to achieve net zero. Park City Planning Director Bruce Erickson previews Wednesday’s planning commission agenda. Park City Film Series Director Katy Wang talks about Thursday’s free screening of “She Started It,” and one of the post film panelists Juliana Duran, the Associate Director of PandoLabs and Park City Angels Staff analyst and facilitator and Sheriff Justin Martinez discusses programs in the county jail and the need for volunteers.

Local News Hour - September 25, 2017

Sep 25, 2017

On today’s program, Summit County planner  Amir Caus talks about tomorrow's Snyderville Basin planning commission agenda. Park City Board of Realtors Update - Board members Leanne Perry and Page Juliano discuss legacy history in the community, multi-generational transactions, and the upcoming board election. Park City Summit County Arts Council Ex.

Local News Hour - September 22, 2017

Sep 22, 2017

On today’s program, Bob Radke from Basin Rec has today’s Trails Report.  Jody Churich, COO and Executive Vice President of Woodward has an update on Woodward Park City's plans, an all-in-one, year-round training facility. Park City Council member Tim Henney has a recap about last night's meeting and People's Health Clinic Director Beth Armstrong talks about the new 1-day a week clinic in Heber City.

Local News Hour - September 21, 2017

Sep 21, 2017

On today’s program, Our Schools Now Campaign Manager Austin Cox has details about the education funding initiative that could be on the November 2018 ballot. Summit County Council member Doug Clyde has a recap from Wednesday's meeting. Utah State Representative Tim Quinn has an update on legislative issues, including his bill to remove sales tax from food and Peace House Director of Development and Marketing, Sally Tauber has details about Peace House Bling Fling parties.

On today’s program, School Board Member Andrew Caplan has details about yesterday’s school board meeting and resignation of board president Julie Eihausen. Park City Manager Diane Foster and Special Events Manager Jenny Diersen have a preview of the agenda for Thursday's city council meeting, including the decision to pull the Microtransit contract from the agenda.

Local News Hour - September 19, 2017

Sep 19, 2017

On today’s program, Summit County manager Tom Fisher discusses the agenda for Wednesday's county council meeting. Intermountain Ski Hall of Fame Inductee Picabo Street and the director of Alf Engen Ski Museum that hosts the event, Connie Nelson with a look at tomorrow’s induction ceremony and Mary Beth Maziarz - Member of Leadership Class 20 has details on the 3rd Annual Park City Neighbor Day coming up on Saturday. September 23rd.

On today's program, Park City residents Elsa and Dick Gary are the founders of the non-profit Voterise, whose mission is to encourage Utah millennials to register to vote. September is National Voter Registration Month - Sept 26 is National Voter Registration Day. They have details on Voterise's new, trigger-based fundraising platform. Superintendent Ember Conley to discuss Agenda items for PCSD board meeting on Tuesday.

On today’s Local News Hour, Leslie has the mountain trails report with Charlie Sturgis.  Erin Bragg, the new Executive Director of Summit Community Power Works along with board members Matt Abbot and Luke Cartin are in studio.  Park City Council member Andy Beerman has a recap of last night’s meeting. Gordon Cummins from All Resorts talks about the company closing its doors and Dave March with the Kimball Art Center and local artist Ron Butkovich have details about this weekend’s Celebration of the Arts.  

Local News Hour - September 14, 2017

Sep 15, 2017

On today’s program, Summit County Council member Kim Carson has a recap from Wednesday's meeting. Park City Planning Commission Chairman  Adam Strachan discusses last night’s meeting and Park City Special Events Manager Jenny Diersen has a look ahead at the week's events, including Autumn Aloft  and the final Park Silly Sunday market.

Local News Hour - September 13, 2017

Sep 13, 2017

On today’s program, Snyderville Planning Commissioner Malena Stevens has a recap of last night’s meeting. Park City Manager Diane Foster, Beth Bynan (Business License Specialist) and Hannah Tyler (Planner)  have a preview of the agenda for Thursday's city council meeting.

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