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 - February 20, 2018

Feb 20, 2018

On today’s program, Summit County manager Tom Fisher discusses the agenda for Wednesday's county council meeting. Park City Housing Development Manager Jason Glidden and Affordable Housing Project Manager Rhoda Stauffer have an update on affordable housing and Recycle Utah director Carolyn Wawra has a monthly update.

Mark Staples leads off with today’s Utah avalanche forecast. Rep. Logan Wilde, R-Summit County, has an update on the legislative session. U.S. Ski & Snowboard spokesman Tom Kelly checks in with Winter Olympics news from Pyeongchang. Jesse Hunt, executive director of Park City Ski & Snowboard, and special projects manager Walt Evans report that they're seeking volunteers to assist with a number of big events over the next year.

Greg Gagne begins with the Utah avalanche forecast. Park City Parking and Fleet Administrative Supervisor Kenzie Coulson, along with Julie Dixon, parking consultant, have an update on the implementation of paid parking. Park City Council Member Nann Worel and Mayor Andy Beerman recap last night's meeting. Finally, US Ski & Snowboard spokesman Tom Kelly provides an update on women's slalom, women’s aerials and women's snowboard cross at the Winter Olympics.

On today’s program, Drew Hardesty has the Utah avalanche forecast. Summit County Council member Glenn Wright with a recap of Wednesday's meeting. Summit County GOP Chairman Brantley Eason and Democratic Party Chair Cheryl Butler talk about current  legislative issues. Park City Planning Commission chairman Adam Strachan has his final update and Patricia Sanders Director of Development and Communications from Holy Cross Ministries has details about the Parents as Teachers Program offered to young and or inexperienced parents.

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The Park City Planning Commission will review the city’s five-year affordable housing plan on Wednesday. Leslie Thatcher has more:

View the housing plan HERE

Local News Hour - February 14, 2108

Feb 14, 2018

On today’s program, Snyderville Planning Commissioner Bea Peck reviews last night’s meeting. Park City Manager Diane Foster and Assistant City Manager Matt Dias preview Thursday's city council meeting, which includes the settlement of Treasure Hill. U.S. Ski & Snowboard spokesman Tom Kelly checks in from the Winter Olympics. And Bob Garfield, co-host of NPR's On The Media program, talks about his one-man show, Wickedly Jewish, at Eccles Center on Saturday night.

Local News Hour - February 13, 2018

Feb 13, 2018

This morning, Summit County Manager Tom Fisher discusses the agenda for Wednesday's county council meeting. Park City Planning Director Bruce Erickson previews Wednesday's planning commission meeting. Dr. Kelly Stankiewicz has details about this month's free Lunch and Learn at the PC MARC. Singer Chubby Checker talks about hisweekend performances at the Egyptian Theater. FInally, People's Health Clinic Executive Director Beth Armstrong and Development Director Aimee Armer discuss next week's Children's Dental Health Day. 

Local News Hour - February 12, 2018

Feb 12, 2018

Today’s program starts with an update on the Utah legislative session from Bryan Schott, managing editor of UtahPolicy.com. Next, Gail Barille, CEO of the National Ability Center, and  Katy Wang, executive director of the Park City Film Series, have details about a fundraiser for the NAC. It’s a special screening Thursday of the new documentary, Andre: The Voice of Wine, about one of the people responsible for the revival of the California wine industry after prohibition and the state’s entry onto the world stage.

Local News Hour - February 09, 2018

Feb 9, 2018

On today’s program, Mayor Andy Beerman, Community Foundation Director Katie Wright and Bright Futures Director Rebeca Gonzalez talk to us from Moab, where they are meeting with representatives from that town's Multicultural Center, as they look at the possibility for doing something similar here in Park City. Summit County Community Development Director Pat Putt previews this month's What's That with Pat? meetup.  U.S. Ski & Snowboard spokesman Tom Kelly checks in from Pyeongchang, South Korea, with an update on Olympics opening ceremony.

Local News Hour - February 8, 2018

Feb 8, 2018

Evelyn Lees begins today’s program with the Utah avalanche forecast. Summit County Council Member Chris Robinson recaps Wednesday's meeting. Park City Chamber/Bureau President Bill Malone provides a legislative update. Ski Utah CEO Nathan Rafferty reports on how we’re dealing with the lackluster winter season. Youth Sports Alliance Executive Director Emily Fisher updates us on the #ParkCityNation.  And ski jumper Sam Macuga talks about her Olympic trials experience.

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