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 14, 2017

Feb 14, 2017

On today’s program Summit County manager Tom Fisher discusses the agenda for Wednesday's county council meeting. PC Film Series Director Katy Wang and a winemaker featured in the film, Decanted, Julien Fayard talk about the screening and wine tasting on Thursday. Singer Storm Large talks about her performance at the Eccles Center this Saturday night and Public Relations Director for Utah Symphony and Opera Renee Huang  talks about the Deer Valley Music Festival announced yesterday.

Local News Hour - February 13, 2017

Feb 13, 2017

On today’s program, UtahPolicy.com Managing Editor Bryon Schott has his weekly legislative update.  Park City School Superintendent Ember Conley  previews Tuesday’s  school board meeting. Park City Education Foundation  Executive Director Abby McNulty has her monthly update and Tom Kelly with the US Ski and Snowboard Association has a report  from the site of the 2017 Alpine World Championships in St. Moritz, Switzerland.

Local News Hour - February 10, 2017

Feb 10, 2017

On today’s program, Acting Park City Chief Building Official Michelle Downard and Building Inspector Kurt Simister talk about snow removal safety recommendations. Artist Bridgette Meinhold and Utah Open Lands Director Wendy Fisher talk about Bridgette donating artwork to preserve Bonanza Flat and KPCW Board Chair Bob Richer and Station Manager Larry Warren announce Larry Warren's retirement this summer.

Local News Hour - February 9 ,2017

Feb 9, 2017

On today’s program, Summit County Council member Doug Clyde reviews yesterday’s county council meeting. Park City Planning Commissioner Preston Campbell discusses last night’s meeting. Pastor Charles Robinson and Ray Freer with Project for Deeper Understanding discusses Monday’s forum: Our Community's Vision for the Future: How Will We Pay for it All?

On today's program, Park City School Board member Phil Kaplan and superintendent Ember Conley discuss Tuesday's school board meeting. Dean Barrett board member and Marlene Ligare, President of the Prospector Property Owners Association have an update on the redevelopment plans. Park City Mayor Jack Thomas and Budget Operations Manager Jed Briggs discuss Council Retreat Thursday and Friday and Summit County Health Dept. Director Rich Bullough and Ollie Wilder, Programs Director Ollie Wilder talk about an upcoming community meeting.

The Local News Hour - February 7, 2017

Feb 7, 2017

On today’s program, Cheryl Fox – Director of Summit Land Conservancy, talks about open space issues. In studio. Summit County Development Director Pat Putt and Health Director Rich Bullough discuss the agenda for Wednesday's meeting. Park City Planning Director Bruce Erickson and Senior Planner Kirsten Whetstone review the agenda for Park City Planning Commission meeting and US Ski Team spokesman Tom Kelly has his weekly report.

Local News Hour - February 6, 2017

Feb 6, 2017

On the Local News Hour with Melissa Allison, the first guest is UtahPolicy.com Managing Editor Byron Schott with his weekly legislative update.  The second guests are Caroline Rodriguez and Alfred Knotts with a transportation update. The final guest is Superintendent Ember Conley to preview Tuesday's School Board meeting.

On today’s program, Summit County Emergency Manager Chris Crowley and Gary Horton, County Engineer talk about the new FEMA sponsored flood plain map meeting, with updated maps for Summit County on February 7th. Park City Council member Becca Gerber has an update from last night's meeting and Park City Board of Realtors President Sara Werbelow and Board Member Carol Agle discuss the 2016 year end real estate report.

Local News Hour - February 2, 2107

Feb 2, 2017

On today’s program, Summit County Council member Kim Carson reviews yesterday’s county council meeting. Dr. Lawrence Yun - Chief Economist and Senior Vice President of Research at the National Association of Realtors will be presenting his statistical analysis of the current market conditions to members of the Park City Board of Realtors. He gives us a preview. Photographer Christopher Boffoli photographs are on display at the Kimball Art Center Cafe Gallery.

Local News Hour - February 1, 2017

Feb 1, 2017

On today’s program,  Park City School District Special Education Director Jennifer Slade talks about her new job and what she hopes to accomplish with news that the school district is not in compliance with federal law.

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