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 with Summit County Council Member and Former Chairman of the Summit County Republican Party Tal Adair; Park City Council Member Andy Beerman; and Randy Fevero and Debra Cook talk about the upcoming Messiah Sing Along.

On today's program, Leslie Thatcher speaks with Utah Rep. Brian King; Park City Planning Commission Chairman Adam Strachan; Andy Bernhard and Sandra Van Leuven from this year's Spelling Bee and Bill Sims Jr., with the Heritage Blues Orchestra.

On today's program, Leslie Thatcher speaks to Park City School Board Member Nancy Garrison and Business Administrator Todd Hauber; Park City Manager Diane Foster and Assistant City Manager Matt Dias;
members of the Project for Deeper Understanding Charles Robinson, Mike Andrews and Daniel Patterson and Jen Billow and Sean Beard about Running with Ed.

On today's program, Leslie Thatcher speaks with Brooke Hontz and Ben Castro from the Summit County Recreation Arts and Parks  committees. Grant applications open March 1st. Park City Chief Building Official Chad Root has the monthly building report; Park City Planning Director Bruce Erickson highlights some of the project his staff is working on and Park City Police Officer Terry Knechtel tells you how you can register for this year's Park city Citizens' Police Academy.

On today's program, Leslie Thatcher speaks to the Managing Editor of utahpolicy.com Bryan Schott; Park City Superintendent of Schools Ember Conley previews Tuesday's School Board meeting; Tom Kelly with USSA has the weekly update and Bob Radke and Matt Strader of Basin Rec have a recap of the projects they're working on.

On today's program, Leslie Thatcher speaks with State Rep. Kraig Powell (R-Heber); East Side Planning Commission Chairman Chris Ure; the director of PC Tots Libby Bailey and Park City Community Foundation Programs Director Ollie Wilder and Utah Arborist of the Year, Jason Barto.

On today's program, Leslie Thatcher speaks to Summit County Council Member Claudia McMullin; Randall Julander, Utah Snow Survey supervisor has the latest about the snowpack situation and this month's YSA report features Heather Sims with Get Out and Play as well as Patrick Fannon from Switchback Sports.

On today's program, Leslie Thatcher gets a legislative update from Park City Chamber Bureau CEO Bill Malone; Summit County Nursing Director Carolyn Rose has the latest on the Zeka virus and Park City Institute Managing Director Moe Hickey promotes a last-minute opportunity to watch a live-stream of tonight's TED presentation.

On today's program, Leslie Thatcher speaks to Summit County Manager Tom Fisher; Summit Community Power Works Project Manager Mary Christa Smith has information  about a bulk-buy purchase of smart thermostats; Recycle Utah director Insa Riepen has her monthly update and Chris Haslock with Team Park City United has the latest results from the Youth Olympic Games in Norway.

On today's program, Leslie Thatcher speaks to the Managing Editor of http://utahpolicy.com Bryan Schott; Director of Ballet West Academy Peter Merz; Tom Kelly with USSA and Carey Harmon of Railroad Earth.

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