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 - November 15, 2016

Nov 15, 2016

ON today’s program, Leslie Thatcher speaks to Summit County manager Tom Fisher who previews tomorrow’s meeting agenda.  Park City Police Captain Phil Kirk discusses the recent sweep they made of the Prospector hillsides to look for transient camps, and what they found. Recycle Utah director Insa Riepen is in with  her monthly update and reminder that today is America Recycles Day and PC Film Series Director Katy Wang and Grace Mason a member of Teen Council to talk about a free showing of Audrie and Daisy on Thursday and the post film discussion. 

Local News Hour - November 14, 2016

Nov 14, 2016

On today’s program, Leslie speaks with Summit County Planner Ray Milliner to talk about tomorrow's Snyderville Basin planning commission agenda. Superintendent Ember Conley discusses Tuesday’s school board meeting, which includes an update on teacher training for tolerance, early start times and the high school expansion. Summit County Sheriff Justin Martinez has details on a new community outreach program on Facebook.

Local News Hour - November 11, 2016

Nov 11, 2016

On today’s program, Judd Werner and Katie Bernhard with Citizens Climate Lobby are in  to talk about an upcoming event on Monday, Nov. 14th - Failure is Not an Option: Two Decades that Must Change the World.

Local News Hour November 10, 2016

Nov 10, 2016

On today’s program, Host Leslie Thatcher speaks to Summit County Council member Tal Adair to discuss yesterday’s meeting and the results of Tuesday’s election. Park City Planning Commissioner Steve Joyce discusses last night’s meeting about the Treasure project. Pamella Bello-Straus with Valley Behavioral Health and Stephen Wright -- the founder of ParentsEmpowered.org have details on the free lunch and learn next Wednesday  at noon at the PCSD office and programmers of the Get Out and Play and ACTiV8 have details on these after school 'learn-to' sports programs.

Local News Hour - November 9, 2016

Nov 9, 2016

On today’s program, Host Leslie Thatcher speaks with Chris Eggleton - one of those who helped organized the pro vote for the two Summit County ballot proposals which passed yesterday by an overwhelming majority. Summit County Council member elect Glenn Wright talks about his win and plan for the next four years. Park City Manager Diane Foster and housing specialist Rhoda Stauffer to discuss the agenda for Thursday's city council meeting and the results of last night’s election.

Local News Hour - November 8, 2016

Nov 8, 2016

On today’s program, Host Leslie Thatcher speaks to Summit County manager Tom Fisher to discuss the agenda for Wednesday's county council meeting.  Park City Planning Director Bruce Erickson previews Wednesday’s planning commission agenda, including Treasure. PC MARC Wellness Coordinator Cole Johnson has details on tomorrow's Free Lunch and Learn with guest Kasey Ring. Ann Johnson from Peace House previews  the upcoming Bling Fling and Daniel Charon the artistic director of Ririe Woodbury Dance Co.

Local News Hour - November 7, 2016

Nov 7, 2016

On today’s program, Host Leslie Thatcher speaks to Park City Superintendent Ember Conley to discuss the Mountain Town School Superintendent Summit held here in Park city a couple of weeks ago. Summit County Health Dept. PIO Derek Siddoway talks about the upcoming meeting to preview the final results of the mental health survey. Summit County Clerk Kent Jones previews tomorrow’s voting. Live PC Give PC Committee Chairman Mike Ruzek has the final tally of last Friday’s Day of Giving.

Local News Hour - November 4, 2016

Nov 4, 2016

On today’s Local News Hour, Host Leslie Thatcher speaks with Summit County Community Development Director Pat Putt who has a monthly update about the development projects in the Snyderville Basin. Park City Council member Becca Gerber discusses some of the items on yesterday’s council meeting agenda. about last night's meeting.

The Local News Hour - November 3, 2016

Nov 3, 2016

On today’s program, Host Leslie Thatcher speaks to Summit County Council member Kim Carson who has update us on yesterday’s meeting .Kathy Jo Pollock from U.S. Forest Service has details about sales of Christmas tree permits for Heber-Kamas Ranger District on Friday and Saturday. Paul Murphy from Rocky Mountain Power discusses the utility company’s Subscriber Solar program and how you can get involved and finally Author Trish Walker talks about her new book Oh, Honey, I'm Just Getting Started and book signing at Dolly's on Sunday.

The Local News Hour - November 2, 2016

Nov 2, 2016

On today’s program, Host Leslie Thatcher speaks to Park City School Board member, Nancy Garrison about yesterday’s work session. Park City Manager Diane Foster discusses the agenda for Thursday's city council meeting. In studio.  The founder of Giving a Bleep Annette Verlarde is in along with performers Mike Worel (playing Donald Trump) and Reiner Engel (playing Vladimir Putin) to talk about the upcoming Giving a Bleep Shows running two weekends starting Friday night and Ed Parigian from the "Save the Library Field" group will talk about yesterday's COSAC meeting.

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