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, host Leslie Thatcher speaks  to Snyderville Basin Planning Commissioner Colin DeFord who has an update on the Frostwood F-6 proposal for a 25 unit development. Park City manager Diane Foster reviews the agenda for tomorrow's city council meeting. Shelley Gillwald, the Tournament Director of the Park City Extreme Cup Youth Soccer Tournament talks about their efforts to reduce their carbon footprint on the community and Karl Sears with St. Luke's Episcopal Church talks about how the church reduced its water bill by 65% in the last two years.

A 40-year-old homicide case was finally solved this week, but no one will be going to jail. KPCW's Leslie Thatcher has more.

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The co-founder and partner of Snowbird Ski and Summer Resort Dick Bass has died. Leslie Thatcher has more.

On today's Local News Hour, host Leslie Thatcher speaks with Nick Schou, Conservation Director of Utah Rivers Council, about how to order a $40 rain barrel. Summit County Manager Tom Fisher reviews Wednesday's County Council agenda, including a discussion about the proposed tax rates. Park City Police Chief Wade Carpenter introduces two newly hired police officers Dan Cherkis and Zach Nakasishi. KPCW Marketing Director Monika Guendner has information about how your children can participate in the KPCW Water Waste Photo Contest and win cash and prizes!

On today's Local News Hour, Summit County Planner Ray Milliner reviews the agenda for Tuesday's Snyderville Basin Planning Commission meeting. Park City Municipal Community Engagement Liaison Craig Sanchez has this month's Backhoe Report. Ray Freer and Connie Nelson with Sunrise Rotary have details on the inaugural Tour de Sunrise Bike and Walk and singer Perla Batalla has details on Thursday's show at Deer Valley.

The 46th annual Park City Kimball Arts Festival opens Friday. Leslie Thatcher has more.

summitcountyfair.org

The Summit County Fair opens Friday afternoon and will run through August 8th. As KPCW's Rick Brough reports, it's not just for east side residents.

On today's Local News Hour - the Pioneer Day  Special - host Leslie Thatcher speaks with the director of Mountain Trails Foundation, Charlie Sturgis. Heather Larrabee is the Executive Marketing Coordinator for Whole Foods Market. She has details on the company's envisioning efforts as the company moves forward with its new location on Landmark Ave. Tyler Walton, the LDS representative to the Park City Interfaith Council, has details on the Pioneer Day Celebration at City Park today and Tommy Youngblood with Park City Municipal Special Events has this weekend's rundown of events.

Park City School District

Following the third and final public input session before the Park City School District Master Planning Committee, the committee's co-chairmen say they will be able to make a recommendation - and will have a better handle on the costs by mid-August. Leslie Thatcher has more.

summitcountyfair.org

It's County Fair time! On today's Local News Hour, host Leslie Thatcher speaks with Summit County Fair Director Travis English. Park City Planning Commissioner Steve Joyce details the reasons why the Planning Commission will be forwarding a negative recommendation to City Council on the Alice Claim development. Casey Vorwaller, the Public Information Officer for the Park City Fire District has the latest on where fireworks and open fire are allowed and Kamas Mayor Lew Marchant has details about Kamas Valley Fiesta Days.

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