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 show Charlie Sturgis has today’s Mountain Trails report. Summit County Community Development Director Pat Putt has an update on development projects throughout the county. Park City Mayor Andy Beerman recaps last night's city council meeting. Utah Olympic Park Marketing Manager Kole Nordman has details on Saturday's Psicobloc climbing competition and the Founder of Giving Artfully Kids Sitinee Sheffert talks about her and her family’s temporary move to Park City for a 5-month experiment of where to live.

  

On today’s program, Leslie Thatcher speaks to Summit County Council member Roger Armstrong who has a recap of Wednesday's meeting. Wasatch School District Wellness Director Ben Springer and District Spokesperson Kirsta Albert talk about the mental health initiatives under way in the Wasatch school district. Violinist Lucia Micarelli has details about her show this Sunday at City Park - part of the Big Stars Bright Night Concert Series and Park City. And final guest Special Events Manager Jenny Diersen talks about how to plan for this weekend's Arts Festival impacts.

On today’s program, Leslie Thatcher speaks to Kimball Art Center Communications Director Amy Roberts who has details on this weekend's Arts Festival. Park City Manager Diane Foster and Assistant Manager Matt Dias have a preview of the agenda for Thursday's city council meeting, including a late addition to the agenda that lowers the proposed Treasure/Armstrong open space bond to $48 million and 2018 Summer Cocktail Contest Winner Trevor Brown of Tupelo and Restaurant Association Director Ginger Rhies share the winning recipe “Cherry in the Rye.”

On today’s program, Summit County PIO Krachel Murdock has an update on the Tollgate Canyon Fire. Summit County manager Tom Fisher discusses the agenda for Wednesday's county council meeting. Summit County Events Manager Travis English has details about this year’s Summit County Fair. Managing Director of the Tour of Utah John Kimball has details about this year's tour and how Summit and Wasatch County residents can enjoy it and Local Author Stacey Armijo talks about a children's book series she has co-authored with her husband, as well as the importance in educating kids about sports.

Local News Hour - July 30, 2018

Jul 30, 2018

On today’s program, Leslie Thatcher speaks to KPCW Story Mine Hosts Cathy Barker  and Dave Bullock who have details about Thursday’s special edition of storytelling at the Park City Library.  Director of the Snyderville Water Reclamation District Mike Luers discusses proposed new legislation to control the costs of nitrogen/phosphorous cleanups.

The Morning Mix - July 27, 2018

Jul 27, 2018

 The musical guest this week is Alicia Stockman. Anna Wilson and Monty Powell are in to highlight their innagural TrouBeliever Festival taking place at Snowbasin Resort on August 3rd and 4th featuring 9 musical acts including Shawn Colvin, Rodney Crowell, and EmmyLou Harris. Also a conversation with Ben Anderson, a local musician  spearheading a fundraising concert next week at The Rockwell Room with Anders Osborne and Luther Dickinson to benefit Anders Osborne's Send Me A Friend initiative for musicians in recovery. 

On today’s program, Charlie Sturgis has this week’s s Mountain Trails Report. Summit County Sheriff Justin Martinez has words of wisdom and cautions on hiking in the woods, given the recent outcome of the Ray Humphery’s search. President and CEO of the Utah Olympic Legacy Foundation, Colin Hilton talks about the new Athlete Housing facilities being built at the Utah Olympic Park and Summit County Democratic Chair Cheryl Butler fills us in on last night's meeting, as well as other happenings with the local Democratic party.

On today’s program, Summit County Council member Glenn Wright has a recap of Wednesday's meeting. Park City School District Technology Director, Andrew Frink talks about the state and federal standardized testing changes coming, how it could impact funding statewide and what it means to Park City Students.

Local News Hour - July 24, 2018

Jul 25, 2018

On today’s program, Summit County manager Tom Fisher discusses the agenda for Wednesday's county council meeting. Don Gomes, former KPCW personality, talks about his role reviving the Bicknell International Film Festival this weekend.

On today’s program, Dave Eskelsen, Spokesman for Rocky Mountain Power and PacifiCorp discusses the company's wind power projects and has an update on the Heber Valley power line controversy. UDOT Traveler Information Manager Lisa Miller has details on the bridge closure on I-80 at Tollgate and Promontory exit.

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