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.

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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 todays show we have a look ahead at the upcoming season in an interview with Park City Mountain COO Bill Rock. Summity County Council Member Doug Clyde is in with a recap of yesterday's special council meeting. Recycle Utah Director Carolyn Wawra gives us her monthly recycling update and finally Park City High School Senior Daniel Barnhardt,who was appointed the to the new inaugural State Board of Education Student Advisory Council, talks about the expectations of his new position.

On today’s program, Summit County Public Works Director Derek Radke and Spokeswoman Krachel Murdock have an update on the Ecker Hill Park and Ride and winter safety tips. Business Manager Julia McCarrier Edwards and Unit President Robby Young with the Park City Professional Ski Patrol Association have an update on ski patrol negotiations with Park City Mountain. U.S. Ski and Snowboard Director of Communications Tom Webb has a preview of Killington World Cup and Snyderville Basin Recreation Director Brian Hanton has an update on winter programs starting.

On today’s program, Director of the Utah Olympic Legacy Foundation Colin Hilton AND Park City Mayor Andy Beerman discuss Wednesday's visit by the USOC delegation to check out Salt Lake's Olympic facilities. South Summit Superintendent Shad Sorenson and Business Administrator Kip Bigelow have an update on last week's board meeting.

On today’s program, Snyderville Planning Commissioner Malena Stevens has a recap of Tuesday's meeting. Summit County Treasurer Corrie Forsling has details on paying your property taxes. She calls us. Deb Hartley has details on this year's Park City Board of Realtors Turkey Drive and Youth Sports Alliance Executive Director Emily Fisher has an update on Jan's Winter Welcome and Jana Dalton has news on the after-school programs.

On today’s program, Park City High School Drama Teacher Krischelle Hansen talks about this week's performance of Mamma Mia. Steve Laurent with Mountainlands Community Housing and Laura Behnke with Mountain Life Church have details on Saturday's Affordable Housing Seminar. Park City Manager Diane Foster and Special Events Manager Jenny Diersen have a preview of the agenda for Thursday's city council meeting.

On today’s program, Summit County Manager Tom Fisher discusses the death of Utah National Guardsman Brent Taylor and briefly reviews the council's special meeting next week. Park City Planning Director Bruce Erickson with a preview of tomorrow's agenda. Summit County Health Dept.

Local News Hour November 12, 2018

Nov 12, 2018

On today’s program, Ollie Wilder and Mike Ruzek with the Park City Community Foundation have the updated tally from Friday’s Day of Giving. Park City Transit Quality Manager Kenzie Coulson and Transportation Planning Manager Alfred Knotts have details on this winter's transit routes. Park City Education Foundation Director Abby McNulty and Trailside Coding teacher Mike Burton with and update on their Beat the Call campaign and Coding Project and People's Health Clinic Director Beth Armstrong, Development Director Aimee Armer are teaming up with the Summit County Health Dept.

On today’s program, Park City Council member Tim Henney has a recap of last night's meeting. Park City Community Foundation Director Katie Wright and Park City Mountain COO Bill Rock talk about this year’s goal for Live PC Give PC. Summit County Assistant Manager Janna Young has details of renting the new Ledges Event Center. Park City High School Football Coach Josh Montzingo has  a recap of yesterday's semifinal game against Dixie High School. The Miner’s lost 20-0.

On today’s program, Kathy Donnell - Park Naturalist has a roundup of our local Utah State Parks. Summit County Council member Glenn Wright has a recap of Wednesday's meeting and Tuesday’s election. Park City Board of Realtors President Todd Anderson has an update on the 3rd Quarter stats and Sandra Morrison Director of the  Park City Museum , Bill Borden, the producer,  and Margaret Hilliard, Project Manager fo the film,  "A Midnight Clear,” talk about  the drama filmed in Park City in 1991 which will be screened at the Jim Santy Auditorium Monday night.

On today’s program, Representative for District 54 Tim Quinn discusses the ballot results. Only 514 votes separate him from Democratic Challenger Meaghan Miller with a lot of provisional ballots still to be counted. With a decisive mandate by voters to issue a $48 million bond to purchase Treasure Hill, Mayor Andy Beerman tells us what’s next. Park City Manager Diane Foster and Utilities Director Clint McAffee have a preview of the agenda for Thursday's city council meeting when the council is scheduled to vote on more than $11-million of water and utility projects. Rep.