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, Leslie Thatcher speaks to Park City School District Superintendent Ember Conley, USSA Spokesman Tom Kelly, Paralympian and Author Chris Wadell and Park City Magazine Editor Melissa Fields and Contributor Tina Lewis.

On today's program: KTVX Weatherman Curtis Ray's final forecast, Summit County Community Development Director Pat Putt, Park City Council Members Becca Gerber and Tim Henney, Robin Hauser-Reynolds and Grant Smith about the film Code: Debugging the Gender Gap and Heber Valley Chamber Bureau Marketing and Events Manager Rachel Kahler.

On today's program: Summit County Council Member Claudia McMullin, Democratic State Representative Brian King and Republican State Senator Kevin Van Tassell.

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.

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