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 - August 4, 2017

Aug 4, 2017

On today’s program, Charlie Sturgis as this week’s Mountain Trails Report. Dave March with Kimball Art Center has details on this weekend. Park City Council member Becca Gerber recaps  last night's meeting. Reggan Jastram and John Philpott have details on Heber City Day of Giving coming up on August 8th. PC MARC Lunch and Learn with Cole Jonson and next week’s guest Audrey Lee discuss the secrets to permanent fat loss through nutrition and healthy living and San Francisco Gay Men's Chorus Executive Director Chris Verdugo has details on their upcoming performance Sunday.

Local News Hour - August 3, 2017

Aug 3, 2017

On today’s program, Kathy Donnell , Park Naturalist with Utah State Parks has a monthly update. Summit County Council member Kim Carson recaps yesterday’s meeting.  Park City Mayoral Candidate Dana Williams and Park City Special Events Manager Jenny Diersen with a look ahead at the week's events –including the Kimball Arts Festival information you need to know.

Due to equipment malfunction, we don't have the entire segment of today's Local News Hour, except for the interview with Mayoral candidate, Andy Beerman. 

ON today’s program, Cheryl Fox - director of Summit Land Conservancy has an open space update. Summit County manager Tom Fisher discusses the agenda for Wednesday's county council meeting. Park City Mayoral Candidate Roger Armstrong talks about his campaign. Brint Markle - CEO and Co-Founder of Mountain Hub talk about the new app which was released this week and Utah Treasurer David Damschen will talk about the unclaimed property and money in Summit and Wasatch County and how to contact the state about it.

Local News Hour - July 28, 2017

Jul 28, 2017

On today’s program, Charlie Sturgis has this week’s Mountain Trails Report. Tania Knauer, Deanna Rhodes and Ruth Silverstein with Planned Parenthood of Utah have details about Sunday's hike, the Wasatch and Summit county Teen Council and "The Art of Safe Sex" an upcoming fundraise in October. Park City Planning Commissioner Preston Campbell recaps Wednesday's meeting and the New General Manager of Park City Television, Keefe Pulley, has details about the recent sale of the station to Deerfield Media Group and the future of PCTV.

Local News Hour - July 27, 2017

Jul 27, 2017

On today’s program, Summit County Council member Roger Armstrong discusses business from yesterday's council meeting. Ann Zimmerman with Friends of Wasatch County Library has details on the new Share a Book Program that rolled out earlier this month. Park City Extreme Cup Soccer Tournament Director Shelley Gillwald with details on the 14th annual tournament and Utah Clean Energy's Solar Project Coordinator Kate Bowman has an update on net metering.

Local News Hour - July 25, 2017

Jul 25, 2017

On today’s program, Summit County manager Tom Fisher discusses the agenda for Wednesday's county council meeting. Park City Planning Director Bruce Erickson previews tomorrow's planning commission agenda. Founder of the Supremes, Singer Mary Wilson is performing at the Egyptian Theater this week - Thursday through Saturday nights and South Summit Superintendent Shad Sorenson and Business Administrator Kip Bigelow talk about the school bond efforts,  the issues of teacher salary competition in neighboring school districts and an update on the Silver Summit Academy.

Local News Hour - July 21, 2017

Jul 21, 2017

Today on the Local News Hour show it’s the Mountain Trails Report with Trails & Open Space Manager Bob Radke. Then Lt. Governor Spencer Cox talks about an initiative to create 25,000 jobs in rural Utah in the next four years.  Next is Park City Council member Nann Worel to talk about last night's meeting. Wrapping up the hour we have singer, songwriter and producer Aloe Blacc who will be performing at the Snow Amphitheater at the Deer Valley Resort on Sunday.

Local News Hour - July 20, 2017

Jul 20, 2017

First guest, Summit County Council Member Chris Robinson to talk about last night’s meeting. Dixon Resources Principal Julie Dixon and Park City Parking & Fleet Administrative Supervisor Kenzie Coulson will be in with an update on the Parking Demand System.  Then we have Park City Special Events Manager Jenny Diersen with a look ahead at the week's events. 

Local News Hour - July 19, 2017

Jul 19, 2017

Park City School Board Member Andrew Caplan and District Communications Director Molly Miller in to talk about their meeting last night. Then Park City Manager Diane Foster and Transportation Planning Manager Alfred Knotts will be in to discuss the agenda for Thursday's city council meeting followed by Kara Cody with the Sundance Institute and Park City Environmental Sustainability Manager Luke Cartin. They’re going to talk about Friday's screening of Chasing Coral and the sustainability discussion that happens before the film starts.

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