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 - June 7, 2017

Jun 7, 2017

On today’s program, Park City School Board Member Julie Eihausen and Business Administrator Todd Hauber discuss Tuesday's school board meeting. Park City Manager Diane Foster and Public Utilities Director Clint McAffee discuss the agenda for Thursday's city council meeting, including the tentative budget presentation, with water projects and rates, as well as senior needs and senior housing. Egyptian Theater Director Randy Barton and long-time local artist Bill Kranstover have details on the return of Who's Art, happening this weekend.

Local News Hour - June 6, 2017

Jun 6, 2017

On today’s program Cheryl Fox - director of Summit Land Conservancy talks about open space issues. Summit County manager Tom Fisher discusses the agenda for Wednesday's county council meeting. Park City Ski Team director Jesse Hunt and Walt Evans, Integration Team Facilitator discuss the intent to combine five sports clubs into one – to be known as the Park City Ski and Snowboard Club and led by Hunt. Park City Film Series Director George Dymalski on his retirement from the film series and George Grove of The Kingston Trio appearing at the Egyptian Theater this weekend. 

Local News Hour - June 5, 2017

Jun 5, 2017

On today’s program, Transit and Transportation update with Alfred Knotts, Caroline Rodriguez. Park City Superintendent of Schools Ember Conley and School Board member Andrew Caplan preview tomorrow’s School Board meeting agenda.

Local News Hour - June 2, 2017

Jun 2, 2017

On today’s program, Charlie Sturgis has this week’s Mountain Trails Report .Utah Highway Patrol spokesman Todd Royce talks about Utah's Move Over Law. New Summit County Attorney Margaret Olsen talks about her new job and why she wanted it. US Ski Team members Laurenne Ross and Tommy Ford talk about their season, their rehabilitation and the upcoming Olympic season and Film Series Director Katy Wang has details on the next two weekends of film screenings plus the free screening of Tickling Giants on Thursday, June 8. Plus a look ahead at this summer film screenings.

Local News Hour - June 1, 2017

Jun 1, 2017

On today’s program, members of the contract negotiating team: Renee Pinkney, PCEA co-president, Janice Jones, PCEA Negotiator,  and Park City School Board member Andrew Caplan, have details on the announcement of the teacher contract for the next three years. Utah State Park Naturalist Kathy Donnell has the latest on local state parks. Summit County Council member Chris Robinson has details on the Bonanza Flat funding agreements. Park City Special Events Manager Jenny Diersen has a rundown of some of the first events for this summer. Summit Community Gardens Ex.

Local News Hour - May 31, 2017

May 31, 2017

On today’s program, Scott Johansen, local businessman, talks about septic systems in  the Snyderville Basin. Park City election official Michelle Kellogg and Council member Nann Worel discuss the logistics and experience of running for office. Michelle has details about eligibility, campaign spending, order of candidates on the ballot and Nann offers her perspective on her campaign and why she decided to run. Ex.

Local News Hour - May 30, 2017

May 30, 2017

On today’s program, Summit County manager Tom Fisher discusses the agenda for Wednesday's county council meetingPark City Board of Realtors Ex. Director Terry Nolan along with President Sara Werbelow discuss 2017 1st quarter numbers and Park City Environmental Sustainability Project Manager Celia Peterson and a representative from Summit Land have details on an upcoming tree planting activity and are looking for volunteers to help. 

On today’s program, Park City Planning Commissioner Preston Campbell has a recap of Wednesday's Planning Commission meeting. Park City Council member Cindy Matsumoto discusses last night's meeting.

On today’s program, Park City Traffic Consultant Julie Dixon, Park City Parking Manager Kenzie Coulson and Transportation Director  have details on the soon to be implemented Old Town Parking Management Plan. Summit County Council member Chris Robinson has details on yesterday’s meeting. Snyderville Planning Commissioner Chuck Klingenstein discusses Tuesday night’s Park City Planning Commission meeting. Ecker Hill Middle School Student Emma Greally is in to talk about her invention that has been selected by the Leonardo Museum in Salt Lake City.

Local News Hour - May 24, 2017

May 24, 2017

Wounded Warrior Chaplain Steve Jensen calls in from the National Ability Center to talk about their week-long retreat in Park City for about 25 veterans. Following Jensen we have Park City Manager Diane Foster to discuss Thursday’s agenda for this week's city council meeting and then  we have UDOT’s Public Information Officer John Gleason to talk about Utah’s 100 deadliest days followed up by the Kimball Art Center's Artistic Director Amy MacDonald, and a guest artist, David Riley, to talk about their Live Drawing Event, “Monster Drawing Rally” on June 1.

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