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: Director of Summit Land Conservancy Cheryl Fox, Summit County Manager Tom Fisher and Regional Transportation Planning Director Caroline Ferris, Park City Planning Director Bruce Erickson, Co-Creators of Invisible Threat, Matt Gould and Griffin Matthews.

On today's program, Leslie Thatcher speaks to Director of Ski Utah Nathan Rafferty, Tom Kelly with the US Ski and Snowboard Association, Park city Education Foundation Programs Officer Sara Hutchinson and Alex Briley of Village People.

On today's program, Summit County Animal Control Director Clay Coleman, Park City Community Foundation Programs Manager Ollie Wilder, Co-Founder of Slamdance Film Festival and Todd Henneman and Debbie Drain from Storm Cycles.

For the first time this winter, Park City Mountain Resort combined with Canyons Resort creating the county’s largest resort, but it hasn’t come without growing pains. Leslie Thatcher  has  the full interview.

On today's program, Leslie Thatcher speaks to Curtis Ray about leaving Utah and becoming Chief Meterologist in Helena, MT. Then Teri Orr with Park city Institute promotes the act for New Year's Eve, Ann Wilson. Local Filmmaker Jill Orschel recounts her recent experience of visiting the polygamous community of Colorado City, AZ where children visited with Santa for the first time in decades. Outgoing Park City Council Member Dick Peek talks about his term in office and Main Street Businessman Steve McComb talks about his idea for shuttle drop off zones in town.

ON today's program Leslie Thatcher speaks with the COO of Park City Resort, Bill Rock who addresses a number of complaints from locals. Outgoing Park City Council Member Liza Simpson gives her farewell interview and Beth Ann Schneider has details on the restoration of a 1941 Boeing Stearman.

On today's program, Leslie Thatcher speaks with Summit County Clerk Kent Jones about business and alcohol license renewals. Deer Valley President and General Manager Bob Wheaton has a short tribune to the passing of ski legend Stein Eriksen. Kyle McArthur talks about Sunday's water line break on Park Avenue. Park City App Developer Tom Klein invites listeners to download the beta version of his new app Suggest It and local author Stacy Dymalski discusses January's Women's Writing Retreat.

On today's program, Leslie Thatcher speaks to Bonanza Park Developer Mark Fisher and Michelle O'Brien from Stein Eriksen Lodge about the new affordable housing that opened this winter. Park City Chamber Bureau Director Bill Malone has a look ahead at the winter season. Local Author Amber Christenson has details about her new book and Musician Kurt Bestor talks about his upcoming shows at the Egyptian Theater.

On today's program, Leslie Thatcher speaks with State Representative Kraig Powell about legislation he will introduce in the 2016 session. Coalville Mayor Trevor Johnson talks about the future of Coalville's City Park now that the fairgrounds could be moving to Hoytsville. Katie Wright the Director of the Park City Community Foundation introduces the Giving Guide and Park City Lacrosse Team Members have details about how to have your Christmas tree picked up and recycled while supporting local youth.

On today's program, Leslie Thatcher speaks to Mary Christa Smith and Matt Abbot with Summit Community Power Works about the most recent rankings that show Summit County in 6th place for the $5 million Georgetown University Energy Prize. Later, Tom Kelly with USSA has a weekly update. Park city Magazin Editor Melissa Fields and Contributor Tom Clyde highlight the new winter edition and PC MARC's Karen Yocum has a rundown of winter programs.

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