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 - 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 Summit County Budget Manager Matt Leavitt previews the 2016 county agenda. Park City Resort COO Bill Rock talks about opening day on Saturday for the county's largest ski resort. Sherrie Wellman has details about getting inspections and business licenses for nightly rentals. Recycle Utah Director Insa Riepen has her monthly update and Richard Bullough and SaRene Brooks with Summit County Health Department have details on a diabetes prevention and education initiative.

On today's program, Wasatch County Planning Director talks about new projects proposed for the 248 corridor. Park City Superintendent of Schools Ember Conley previews the agenda for Tuesday's school board meeting. Katy Wang and Ryan Walsh have details about Thursday's 5 Point Film Festival and Victoria Conleavas has details on Wednesday's Holiday event at Temple Har Shalom.

ON today's program, Destry Pollard has an update on this week's bus accident and information about bus driver recruitment. Park City Police Captain has details about a deer that was shot illegaly within city limits. Mark Anderson is the first speaker at this season's Park City Institute Strategic News Service Speaker Series. Richard Hodges has details about tonight's soup fundraiser and US Ski Team Nordic Combined Olympian Bryan Fletcher talks about his new non-profit organization, CC Thrive, to help childhood cancer survivors.

On today's program, Kathy Donnell has her monthly Utah State Parks report. St. Luke's Pastor Charles Robinson talks about tonight's forum on The Decline of Organized Religion in the West. Park City Planning Commissioner Steve Joyce recaps Wednesday's meeting. Jill Orschel previews the  10th Annual Filmmakers Showcase and Daniel Charon promotes the Ririe-Woodbury Dance Company's shows at the Egyptian Theater this weekend.

On today's program, Ski Utah CEO Nathan Rafferty previews the 2015-16 ski season. Snyderville Basin Planning Commissioner Colin Hilton reviews some of the projects discussed at Tuesday's meeting. Blake Fonnesbeck and Brian Anderson talk about the downtown parking study underway and this month's Youth Sports Report with Aimee Preston and Heather Sims.

In one day, more than $1.3 million was raised in the annual Live PC Give PC fundraiser. Leslie Thatcher has more.

On today's program, Summit County Planning and Zoning Administrator Peter Barnes discusses the proposed code changes for the east side of the county. Park City planners review the agenda for Tuesday's planning commission meeting. The PC MARC Wellness Coordinator talks about Wednesday's free Lunch and Learn topic.

On today's program, Summit County Planner Sean Lewis previews the Snyderville Basin Planning Commission meeting. National Weather Service Hydrologist Brian McInerney talks snow. Ollie Wilder and Mike Ruzek from the Park City Community Foundation have totals from Friday's record breaking Live PC Give PC. Thad McGowen and Kelly Third have details on Tuesday's Nakuru Hope Fundraiser and Park City resident Emma Garrad talks about her third place finish in the Xterra World Championships.

On today's program, Summit County Council Member Chris Robinson reviews Wednesday's meeting including the meeting with the Utah Association of Counties. Adam Trupp, the Executive Director of UAC discusses his meeting with the Summit County Council and the recent controversies of their involvement with public land issues. Jason Brown with Envision Utah discusses the highlights from the final report for the future vision of Utah.

On today's program, Park City School District's Ember Conley and Phil Kaplan react to the defeat of the $56 million school bond. Park City Manager Dianer Foster and Jenny Dierson preview Thursday's City Council meeting. Jenny Mauer and Laura Elton have details on this year's Roomate Roundup program and Wasatch County Clerk Brent Titcomb talks about how the county's first ever mail-in balloting went.