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, Leslie Thatcher speaks to Summit County manager Tom Fisher discusses the agenda for Wednesday's county council meeting. Park City Police Chief Wade Carpenter has a Sundance recap from law enforcement’s perspective. Seanna Williams, Licensed Clinical Social Worker with True North Treatment Center in Utah County, talks about her citizen petition calling for immediate action by state lawmakers to fund treatment programs and medication for those battling opiate addictions and Executive Director of Swaner Nature Preserve Nell Larson talks about some upcoming events.

Local News Hour - January 30, 2017

Jan 30, 2017

On today’s program, Leslie Thatcher speaks to UtahPolicy.com Managing Editor Bryon Schott who has his weekly Legislative update. Tom Kelly with the US Ski and Snowboard Association has his weekly update and Author and Public Speaker Fran Lebowitz has details on her upcoming performance at the Eccles Center Saturday night. 

Local News Hour - January 27, 2017

Jan 27, 2017

On today’s Local News Hour, Leslie Thatcher speaks with Erin & Ryan Ferguson  from the group Save People Save Wildlife who discuss what's happened regarding wildlife issues since last year's open house at the Richins Building with DWR & UDOT. Park City Council member Tim Henney is in to talk about last night’s city council meeting. Recycle Utah Director Insa Riepen and Board Chairman Bruce Erickson talk about her resignation and what's next and Scott Tanner PCHS/TMJH Director of Orchestras has details about tonight’s Baroque Chamber concern at PC Community Church.

 

On today’s program, Leslie Thatcher speaks to Summit County Council member Roger Armstrong to discuss yesterday’s meeting. Utah Rep. Tim Quinn discusses the new legislative session and Sundance Senior Programmer Caroline Libresco discusses this year's festival.

Local News Hour - January 25, 2017

Jan 25, 2017

On today’s program, Leslie Thatcher speaks to Park City School Board Members JJ Ehlers and Andrew Caplan about yesterdays’ meeting. Park City Manager Diane Foster  and Economic Development Manager Jason Glidden discuss the agenda for Thursday's city council meeting and Hadley Dynak, Executive Director of the Park City Summit County Arts Council talks about the Arts Council working with the SLC Creative Mornings Chapter to host a satellite of their monthly meet-up in Park City on Friday.

Local News Hour - January 24, 2017

Jan 24, 2017

Summit County manager Tom Fisher is in to discuss the agenda for Wednesday's meeting. Lauren Littlefield with Utah Democratic Party talks about the party's "Listening Tour" coming to Heber tonight at 7pm to discuss 2017 plans and beyond and People Health Clinic Development Director Aimee Armer and Community Outreach Referral Coordinator Rachel Barnett talk about the trip to the Goshute reservation

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On today’s Sundance Reel, Leslie Thatcher and Co-Host Linda Jager speak to:

9:12 am

Director of The Incredible Jessica James, Jim Strouse.    

9:22am

Directors Feras Fayyad and Steen Johannessen with Last Men in Aleoppo

9:36am

Director Mark Pellington and Screenwriter Stuart Ross for The Last Word. 

9:48am

Director Rory Kennedy and the subject of her new film Laird Hamilton-Take Every Wave – The story of Laird Hamilton

Local News Hour - January 20, 2017

Jan 20, 2017

On today’s program, Leslie Thatcher speaks to Rocky Mountain Power spokesman Paul Murphy about about Electric Avenue - a $4M grant to develop electric corridors on UT, WY and ID highways. Historic Park City Alliance director Michael Barille talks about how we did over the holidays and the impacts from Sundance and Sundance Programmer Hussain Currimbhoy, is in to talk about some of the films in the New Climate Program.

Local News Hour - January 19, 2016

Jan 19, 2017

On today’s program, Leslie Thatcher speaks to Debra LaBelle, the Metro Marketing Team Leader for Whole Foods Utah about tomorrow 5% Give Back Day for KPCW and gets an update on the new store under construction. Women’s March on Main Organizer Cindy Levine talks about the event Saturday morning and has details on how to get to the top of Main St. in time for the march. Summit County Council Chairman has the latest on the county’s decision to move forward with the purchase of the Cline-Dahle parcel and Sundance Program Director Trevor Groth has a preview of this year’s festival.

Local News Hour - January 18, 2017

Jan 18, 2017

On today’s program Gail Barille, CEO of the National Ability Center, Bob Henson  the Acting Executive Director and Board Chair for Splore and Andy Damen, National Ability Board Member and participant are in to announce the partnership between NAC and Splore, creating one of the largest adaptive programs for outdoor recreation and adventure in the country. Park City Special Events Manager Jenny Diersen and Transportation Director Alfred Knotts discuss the roll-out of the Sundance community communications campaign.

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