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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ON today's program, Park City School District Superintendent Ember Conley reviews tomorrow school board work session.  Lisa Verzella with the National Weather Service talks about the new weather observation station in town. Missy Hilton and John Concannon with Giving a Bleep have details about this year's production and Summit County Clerk Kent Jones has details on this year's early voting results.

graphic by Monika Guendner / KPCW

There may be a big change on the horizon for Soldier Hollow. It could soon be under the oversight of the Utah Olympic Legacy Foundation. KPCW's Leslie Thatcher has more.

On today's program, Summit County Community Development Director Pat Putt reviews some of the highlights of his report to council on the State of the Canyons report. Park City planners Kirsten Whetstone and Anya Grahn review Tuesday's planning commission meeting agenda. Peter Baxter of Slamdance has details on Thursday's screening of the horror comedy Clinger. Author Kate Bolick talks about her upcoming visit to the Sundance Author Series and her new book, Spinster: Making a Life of One's Own.

On today's program, Jason Christensen and Bina Skordas with Park City Municipal talk about the presentation made to the city council last week on the Water and Energy Resiliency Program. Tom Kelly with the US Ski Team has an update from the first World Cup race of the season in Soelden, Austria. Jesse Hunt, director of the Park City Ski Team has the 411 on this year's Ski and Snowboard Swap and in a pre-recorded interview Jordan Schnitzer talks about his passion for art and the 90-work collection now on display at the Kimball Art Center.

Seven pioneers in the ski industry have been chosen to join the U.S. Ski and Snowboard Hall of Fame - including a couple with local connections. KPCW's Leslie Thatcher has more.

On today's program, Bill Stenquist, Luke Bodensteiner and Colin Hilton talk about the future merger of the Utah Olympic Legacy Foundation and the Soldier Hollow Legacy Foundation. Park City Council Member Cindy Matsumoto reviews some of the items discussed at Thursday's council meeting. Solider Hollow Director Richard Hodges has details about the 25th anniversary of the Ski Affair and Stacy Dymalski has details on Monday's election forum.

On today's program, Summit County Manager Tom Fisher reviews the agenda for Wednesday's County Council meting.  Park City Council Candidate Hope Melville talks about her candidacy. Recycle Utah Director Insa Riepen has her monthly update and Park City librarians have details on the current art exhibit and stuffed animal slumber party.

On today's program, Summit County Council Member Claudia McMullin discusses the highlights of Wednesday's meeting. Moe Hickey, Kathy Pederson and Steve Gordon from Support Park city School District Schools talk about why they think voters should approve the school bond, Park City Transit and Public Works Director Blake Fonnesbeck and Transit Administration Supervisor talk about what they've heard at the first two public input sessions on transit in Park City and the surrounding areas. Melissa Band and Wade Carpenter talk about the 3rd Annual Leaders for Life Workshop for kids 7- 12.

On today's program, Park City Superintendent of Schools Ember Conley reviews Tuesday's school Board agenda, including this year's final enrollment numbers. Kimball Art Center Director Robin Marrouche and Marketing Director Dave March preview the grand opening of the new Kimball on Kearns Blvd. Park City Council candidate Nann Worrel answers questions about her leadership style and abilities. Matt Strader and Brian Hanton have details about Saturday's Spirits Fun Run and Monster Ball.

On today's program, Leslie Thatcher speaks with Summit County Council Member Kim Carson. Park City Council Candidate Dan Portwood talks about his qualifications for the office. Sundance Film Festival Managing Director Sarah Pearce addresses Wednesday's ticketing system failure and Kim Kerr with Sunrise Rotary has details how non profit organizations can apply for a grant.

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