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  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.

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On today's Local News Hour

(00:06 - Nikki Champion has today’s Utah Avalanche Forecast Center report.

(02:41) - Summit County Manager Tom Fisher discusses the agenda for Wednesday's county council meeting.

(20:05) - Summit County Clubhouse Ex. Director Amber Mackay has details about the new clubhouse and how they're managing during the pandemic.

(38:03) - Sundance Film Festival Senior Shorts Programmer Mike Plante talks about the 50 short films that are playing at this year’s virtual festival.

On today's Local News Hour:

(05:20) Park City School Board President Erin Grady and Business Administrator Todd Hauber talk about the consent agenda approval of the MOCA contract and plans for a bond initiative for 2021.

(21:34) U. S. Ski and Snowboard Update with Communications Manager Lara Carlton.

(36:29) Tech Executive, Motivational Speaker and Author Chad Foster talks about his day on the slopes of Deer Valley with the National Ability Center and NAC Program/Education Director Tracy Meier has details on the 32nd annual Huntsman Cup. 

On today's Local News Hour:

( 00:02) Greg Gagne has today’s Utah Avalanche Forecast Center Report.

(06:54 ) Park City Councilmember Tim Henney recaps Thursday night's meeting.

( 22:35) Wasatch County Manager Mike Davis has an update on the opening of  the Jordanelle Parkway and vaccination rollout.

( 37:18) Retiring Executive Director  of the Mountainlands Community Housing Trust Scott Loomis talks about his accomplishments over the last two decades and what's next for the Trust.

On today's Local News Hour:

( 00:01) Drew Hardesty has today’s Utah Avalanche Forecast Center report.

( 07:21) Summit County Council Member Chris Robinson recaps Wednesday's meeting and Deputy County Health Director Phil Bodurant has the latest on the Covid vaccine process.

( 26:25) Vice President of Development for PEG, Robert Schmidt and Planning Consultant Stan Kozlowski expand on last night's Park City Planning Commission meeting and the status of the development proposal for the base of Park City Mountain Resort.

On today's Local News Hour:

( 00:02) Drew Hardesty has today’s Utah Avalanche Forecast Center Report.

( 07:35) Midway Council Member Jeff Drury talks about last night's city council meeting.

( 22:20  ) Women’s Giving Fund Grant Committee Chair Courtney Caplan has details on the grant applications and Park City Community Foundation Ex. Director Katie Wright has an update on the Foundation's Vision for the Future that was discussed in an online meeting last night.

On today's Local News Hour:

(04:14) -  Summit County Manager Tom Fisher discusses the agenda for Wednesday's county council meeting.

(30:49 ) - Deseret Wellness Medical Cannabis Dispensary Market President Jeremy Sumerix has details on the opening of the dispensary at the end of the month.

(41:57) -  Recycle Utah director Carolyn Wawra and Education Director Mary Kloser with information about this years Green Business Resiliency Award.  

On today's Local News Hour:

( 00:01) Nikki Champion has today’s Utah Avalanche Forecast Center report.

( 07:15) Mountain Mediation Center Board Chair Miriam Garcia and Volunteer Hailey Locke have details on the upcoming Community Conversation programming.

( 19:55) U. S. Ski and Snowboard Update with Cross County Communications Manager Tom Horrocks and Park City native Rosie Brennan who is having her best season ever.

( 34:45) Snyderville Basin Recreation Director Dana Jones has an update on programs and trailheads.

On today's Local News Hour:

( 07:06) Park City Deputy City Manager Sarah Pearce and Special Events Manager Jenny Diersen have details about the upcoming holiday weekend and the transportation, parking, and pedestrian plans being put into place.

( 20:15) Summit County Deputy Health Dept. Director Phil Bondurant and the CEO of the Park City Chamber Bureau Jennifer Wesselhoff have details on the Business testing program for COVID.

On today's Local News Hour:

( 00:28)Drew Hardesty has today’s Utah Avalanche Forecast Center Report.

( 07:56) Summit County Council Member Malena Stevens recaps Wednesday's meeting, including a 3-hour pubic hearing on the Dakota Pacific development at Kimball Junction.

( 23.:24) Ski Utah CEO Nathan Rafferty has a mid-season update on this winter's ski and ride season.

( 46:11)Youth Sports Alliance Programs Director Heather Sims has an update on the after school snow programs and need for volunteers.

On today's Local News Hour:

(08:01) Former State Representative for Summit County and Commissioner of the Utah Dept. of Agriculture and Food Logan Wilde.

( 16:31 ) Director of Development for Dakota Pacific Jeff Gochnour has an update on the development proposal, that goes to a public hearing tonight before the Summit County Council, including plans for a new medical building as the rest of the project looks for approval.

(32:18) Summit County Health Dept. Director Rich Bullough has an update on the vaccinations rollout and challenges they’re facing.

On today's Local News Hour:

( 00:34) Summit County Manager Tom Fisher discusses the agenda for Wednesday's county council meeting.

( 19:40)  HKS Archtects Emir Tursic & Tommy Zakrzewski talk about the architectural changes and sustainability details of the PCMR base project

( 36:13) Cheryl Fox - Director of Summit Land Conservancy with this months open space issues update.

On today's Local News Hour:

( 00:27)Supervisor of the Utah Snow Survey Jordon Clayton discusses the latest dismal snowpack forecast and what it means for the upcoming summer water supply.

( 13:21) U. S. Ski and Snowboard Update with Marketing and Communications Director Andrew Gauthier.

( 34:34)  Park City Education Foundation Ex. Director Abby McNulty has an update on some of the organization’s ongoing programs.

On today's Local News Hour:

(06:13) - Summit County Community Development Director Pat Putt has an update on development projects throughout the county. 

(23:35) - Park City Councilmember Nann Worel has a recap of last night's meeting.

(39:16) - Rob Bishop, 9-term congressman representing Utah's first district talks about his 18 years in Washington, accomplishments, things he wished ended differently and what he hopes to do in the future.

On today's Local News Hour:

(09:57) - Summit County Council Member Doug Clyde recaps Wednesday's meeting.

(27:33) - Lisa Yoder, departing Sustainability Coordinator and Emily Quinten, incoming Sustainability Coordinator for Summit County.

(38:44)- Terry Haven, Deputy Director with Voices For Utah children talks about Annie E. Casey Foundation's Kids and Families COVID-19 Pandemic Pain report late last year.

On today's Local News Hour:

(04:50) - Heber City Council Memeber Heidi Franco talks about the public input given during yesterday's meeting regarding the North Village Overlay Zone.

(22:31) -  Park City Manager Matt Dias has a preview of the agenda for Thursday's city council meeting.

(38:50) - Managing Director and CFO of Sundance Institute Betsy Wallace has details on this year's ticket sales and decision to keep the Ray Theater closed to in person screenings.

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