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 - March 8, 2018

Mar 8, 2018

Drew Hardesty leads off with today’s Utah avalanche forecast. Summit County Council Member Doug Clyde recaps Wednesday's meeting. Next up is an update on the Utah legislative session from Summit County GOP Party Chairman Brantley Eason and Deanna Rhodes, a member of the Democratic Party's Central Committee. Author Katie Mullaly talks about her Self-Publishing Your Children’s Book class, which is part of Park City community education programming. Joining her is Jane Toly, who has an update on some of the other class offerings.

Local News Hour - March 7, 2018

Mar 7, 2018

On today’s program, Drew Hardesty has today’s Utah Avalanche forecast. Park City School Board Member Andrew Caplan has an update on yesterday’s meeting and comment on the district’s statement issued yesterday about the student walk-out March 14th.  Park City Manager Diane Foster and Community Development Director Anne Laurent have a preview of the agenda for Thursday's city council meeting and Chelsea Hoy, Associate Artistic Director of the Trinity Dance Company has details on the troupe’s appearance at the Eccles Center Saturday night.

Local News Hour - March 6, 2018

Mar 6, 2018

Today, Cheryl Fox, executive director of Summit Land Conservancy, has an update on saving the Osguthorpe Ranch. Summit County Manager Tom Fisher discusses Wednesday's county council meeting agenda. Fitness expert Kathy Smith, board member of Park City Hospital's LiVe Well Center, previews the free "Conquer Your Chromosomes" discussion Thursday evening, hosted by anti-aging guru Sara Gottfried.

Local News Hour - March 5, 2018

Mar 5, 2018

On today’s program, Managing Editor of Utah Policy.com Bryan Schott has a Utah Legislature update. Park City Mayor Andy Beerman and Council Member Becca Gerber have an update about last week's retreat. U.S. Ski and Snowboard Tom Kelly Spokesman has a post-Olympics  update.

Local News Hour - March 2, 2018

Mar 2, 2018

On today’s program, Greg Gagne has today’s Utah Avalanche Forecast Center’s update.  Kathy Donnell has an update on Utah State Parks. Connect Summit County Ex. Director Shauna Weist and Dr. Alison Delgado have details on an upcoming programs for parents to connect and communicate with their Tweens and Teens in the age of smart phones and social media. Newly named director of the Kimball Art Center Jory Macomber and Communications Director Amy Roberts talk about the new hires and upcoming exhibits. In studio.

Local News Hour - March 1, 2018

Mar 1, 2018

On today’s program, Summit County Council Member Kim Carson recaps Wednesday's meeting, Park City Planning Commissioner John Phillips discusses Wednesday's meeting ,and Park City Chamber/Bureau President Bill Malone updates us on the Utah legislative session.

Park City School District Business Administrator Todd Hauber recaps Tuesday's meeting, State Representative Tim Quinn calls in with a legislative update, and Park City Police Officer Terry Knechtel has details on this year’s Citizens Police Academy.

Local News Hour - February 27, 2018

Feb 27, 2018

Guests this morning are Summit County Manager Tom Fisher, who discusses the agenda for Wednesday’s county council meeting, and Park City Planning Director Bruce Erickson, who previews Wednesday’s planning commission agenda.

Local News Hour - February 26, 2018

Feb 26, 2018

Leading off, Bryan Schott, managing editor of UtahPolicy.com, gives an update on the Utah legislature’s current session. Then Park City School Superintendent Ember Conley previews tomorrow's School Board meeting agenda. And Tom Kelly, spokesman for U.S. Ski & Snowboard recaps the Winter Olympics.

Local News Hour - February 23, 2018

Feb 23, 2018

On today’s program, Greg Gange has today’s avalanche forecast. Utah Olympic Legacy Foundation Director and member of Utah’s Olympic Exploratory Committee, Colin Hilton discusses Utah's future Olympic bid. Park City Summit County Arts Council Director Hadley Dynak has details about upcoming Project ABC open houses starting Tuesday in Coalville. U.S. Ski and Snowboard Spokesman Tom Kelly has an Olympic Update on Women's Big Air Snowboarding and Women's Alpine Combined.

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