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 the Local News Hour, Summit County Council member Roger Armstrong has a recap of Wednesday’s meeting and Wasatch County Manager Mike Davis discusses the county’s recent approval of the Mayflower Mountain Resort.

On today’s program, Park City School District Superintendent of Schools Jill Gildea has an update from Tuesday's meeting and last week's two-day retreat. New Editor of Park City Magazine Jane Gendron talks about her new job and has details about Saturday’s Brunch to benefit Peace House. Best Selling Author Erika Sanchez talks about her visit to Park City Thursday evening and two panelists from Thursday’s Project for Deeper Understanding program on Proposition Two – Medical Marijuana: Rep. Brad Daw (R) Orem who is against it and Park City Physician Andrew Talbott who is in favor of it.

Local News Hour - September 18, 2018

Sep 18, 2018

On today’s program, Summit County manager Tom Fisher discusses the agenda for Wednesday's county council meeting. Recycle Utah director Carolyn Wawra has an update on a number of upcoming events and Founder and Artistic Director of Odyssey Dance Theater Derryl Yeager has details about the opening of Thriller that opens up this week at the Egyptian Theater this week.

On today’s program, Park City Board of Realtors President Todd Anderson has an update on the local real estate market.Park City School District Business Administrator Todd Hauber has an update on the Master Planning Committee meeting held last week and the process going forward. Park City Community Engagement Manager Linda Jager has details about the Request for Proposal for the Park City Visioning exercise in 2020 and Snyderville Basin Recreation Director Brian Hanton has an update on the Toll Canyon trail and upcoming Swing for Sports fundraiser.

On today’s program, Charlie Sturgis has this week’s Mountain Trails Report and details about Sunday’s annual Tour de Suds. Preserve Park City representative and Old Town Resident John Stafsholt talks about this grassroots organization whose members want Proposition 1 to pass. Park City Council member Lynn Ware Peek with a recap of last night's meeting.

On today’s program, Summit County Council member Chris Robinson has a recap of Wednesday's meeting. Snyderville Planning Commission chairwoman Bea Peck has a recap of Tuesday’s meeting. Youth Sports Alliance Executive Director Emily Fisher and Development Director Jana Dalton have an update on youth sports scholarships and Jan’s Winter Welcome and Park City Special Events Manager Jenny Diersen and Meisha Ross have details on this weekend's Autumn Aloft.

On today’s program, Executive Director of the Utah Debate Commission Nena Slighting talks about the organization and the results of the polling held in late August to determine which candidates qualify for the scheduled state-wide debates. Park City Manager Diane Foster and Economic Development Manager Jonathan Weidenhamer have a preview of the agenda for Thursday's city council meeting. Communities That Care Coordinator Mary Christa Smith has details on next week’s event, “Raising Resilient Children,” featuring Dr.

ON today’s program, Summit County manager Tom Fisher discusses the agenda for Wednesday's county council meeting. Salt Lake Hunters Bronko Phillips and Lance Palmer talk about their role in identifying the people who allegedly took hunting equipment and what the law provides for those who leave their personal belongings on public lands. Dr. Mike Kagen - This month's PC MARC Lunchtime Learning guest talks about the Physician as the ultimate patient advocate.

On today’s program, Members of Leadership Class 24 Sam Mueller, Tina Pignatelli, and Enrique Sanchez give their impressions of Road Tour. Park City and Summit County Transportation Planning Manager Caroline Rodriguez has an update on the ongoing transportation projects.

On today’s program, Clay Karz has this week’s Mountain Trails Report. Summit County Council member Glenn Wright and Park City Mayor Andy Beerman talk about their impressions so far from the Road Tour in Bozeman, Montana. Summit County Community Development Director Pat Putt has an update on development projects throughout the county. Artique Owner Katie Stellpflug and Artist Carole Duh have details on the annual Knit Pumpkin Patch tonight and Park City Singer Renee Mox Hall and Musical Director Joe Demers have details on Sunday’s Welcome BBQ and the recruitment for new singers.

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