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, host Leslie Thatcher speaks to park city manager Diane Foster and Transit Dept. staff Destry Pollard about the proposed Short Term Transit plan that’s scheduled to be approved August 25th. Summit County Health Dept. Director Rich Bullough is in with a monthly update to remind parents about student vaccinations before school starts and a new program for seniors to prevent them from falling and Recycle Utah President Ari Ioanides expresses frustration in finding a location for a new recycling center – something he’s been working on for three years with no success.

  On today’s program, host Leslie Thatcher speaks to Summit County Manager Tom Fisher.  It’s Fair Week – he has a rundown - as well as a preview of Wednesday’s County Council meeting that starts at 4:15 p.m. at the County Courthouse in Coalville. Then, Park City Planning Director Bruce Erickson details the latest staff report on the Treasure project. The Park City Planning Commission – meeting at 5:30 p.m. at the Jim Santy Auditorium  will discuss the size and density of Treasure. Finally, Dondea Sherer-Lykes has details on tomorrow’s free Lunch and Learn about Backyard Beekeeping.

  The Local News Hour August 8, 2016

Logan Wilde – Winner of House District 53

Angela Moschettto  - Future Park City

Sarah Berry – Future Park City

Rebecca Gonzales – Bright Futures Project

Friday,  August 5, 2016

Charlie Sturgis - Mountain Trails Foundation

Sue Pollard - Summit County Republican Party Vice-Chair

Park City Council Member Becca Gerber

Founder and President of Park City Bike Demos Andre Shoumatoff

Teri Orr - Ex. Director Park City Institute

Kathy Donnell – Park Naturalist with Utah State Parks

Julie Eihausen – Park City School Board Member and School District Communications Specialist Molly Miller iwth an update on Tuesday's meeting

Representative Mel Brown on his loss in the primary to newcomer Logan Wilde

Jenny Dierson and Alfred Knotts – Park City Municipal to talk about the Tour of Utah impacts this weekend

  Local News Hour – August 3, 2016

Rick Shand and Carol Agle – Park City Board of Realtors

Jack Thomas – Park City Mayor

Diane Foster – Park City Manager

James Humpherys – Commemorative Air Force

  The Local News Hour August 2, 2016

Cheryl Fox – Director of Summit Land Conservancy

Caroline Ferris – Summit County Transportation and Alfred Knotts – Park City Transportation Manager

Glenn Wright – Summit County Democratic Party Chair

Katie Stelphlug – Judy Summers Art SHow

  Local news hour – August 1, 2016

Robin Marrouche  Director of the Kimball Arts Center

Ann Ober from Park City.  The City has  received a grant for six electric busses

Ember Conely Park City School Superintendent

Devery Karz  Olympic Rower

Shelly Gillwald Executive Director of the Park City Extreme Soccer Cup

  On the Program today

Mountain Trails report with Charlie Sturgis

Olympic Gold Medalist Billy DeMong

Melissa McCain, Director of Children's Justice Center and Whitney Leavitt of the Peacehouse

Brian Hanton, newly named Snyderville Basin Recreation Director

Teen Council Members who recently attended the National Teen Council Summit in Washington DC


We are  talking traffic and taxes with Park City Mayor Jack Thomas and 

  Summit County Council Chairman Roger Armstrong.     After a joint meeting last night, the city council and county council decided to look at  two new taxes to help finance transportation improvements in the Park City area.   That’s at 8:15.