Local News Hour

Weekdays 8am-9am

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, sponsored by Deer Valley.

  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 - Matt Dias, Interim City Manager of Park City
  • Fridays - City Council member from Park City (after City Council meetings only)

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Today on the Local News Hour: 

(03:08) - Summit County Manager Tom Fisher discusses the agenda for Wednesday's county council meeting.

(17:43 ) - National Ski Areas Association Director of Risk and Regulatory Affairs Dave Byrd has the latest about how the ski industry is responding to the Trump administration's decision to stop all foreign employment visas through the end of the year.

(37:57) - Park City Planning Director Bruce Erickson has details about Wednesday’s meeting, including a site visit by the commission to the base of Park City Mountain Resort.

On today's Local News Hour:

(06:28)Editor of Park City Magazine Jane Gendron talks about some of the highlights in this summer’s issue on newsstands now as well as some of the challenges putting it together during a pandemic.

(23:04) South Summit School District Superintendent Shad Sorenson and  Business Administrator Adam Robinson talk about the most recent budget hearing setting next school year’s budget with an update on schools opening next month.

Today on the Local News Hour:

Happy 40th Birthday to KPCW!

(07:25) - Summit County Council Member Kim Carson has a recap of yesterday’s meeting.

(21:30) - President and CEO of Ski Utah Nathan Rafferty has details of the 2019-20 ski season – Utah’s 4th best ever despite the early closure due to the pandemic.

(31:40) - Blaire Feulner, founder of KPCW, talks about how the station started 40 years ago and KPCW General Manager Renai Miller talks about the future of the station.

Today on the Local News Hour: 

(08:35) - Steve Brosvik, the new CEO of Utah Symphony | Utah Opera. Brosvik starts August 17th, 2020.

(20:05) - Cheryl Soshnik with Park City Senior Citizens respond to the project for a Senior Center proposed by the city on Monday. Read KPCW's coverage on the proposed Senior Center here.

(34:45) -  Summit Community Gardens Executive Director Sloane Johnson has an update on the gardens.

  

Today on the Local News Hour: 

(03:51) -  Summit County Manager Tom Fisher discusses the agenda for Wednesday's county council meeting.

(20:58) - Carol Loomis, founder and board chair of PC Tots and Brandi Rasmussen owner of Creekside Kids Academy talk about opening up childcare programs in the COVID-19 period.

Today on the Local News Hour:

( 00:01)  Kent Jones Summit County Clerk  talks about tomorrows primary elections. 

(  14:39)  Park City Mountain's Chief Operating Officer Mike Goar with updates about the reopening of the resort July 2nd.

( 29.24) Rich Bullough Director of Summit County Health Department updates us about the mandatory mask mandate issued by Goveneror Gary Herbert on Friday. 

  [This post as been updated with the correct audio.]

Today on the Local News Hour:

(00:13) Summit County Clubhouse staff member Phyliss Sharples talks about the new location in Jeremy Ranch.

( 10:14) Park City Council member Steve Joyce discusses Thursday night’s council meeting.

( 30:27) Candidate Elizabeth Hokanson talks about her run for the Heber South seat on the Wasatch County Council.

Today on the Local News Hour:

(09:38 ) - Park City Chamber Bureau CEO Bill Malone has an update on the legislature's speical session last week and what that means for the tourism marketing fund for the coming winter and this summer.

(26:43) - Snyderville Planning Commission Chair Ryan Dickey has a recap from Tuesday's marathon 7-hour meeting.with a re-cap of this week's meeting.

(37:33) - Wasatch County Council Heber South Seat Incumbent Kendall Crittenden talks ahead of the Republican Primary Elections on Tuesday.

Today on the Local News Hour:

(06:06) -  Basin Recreation Trails and Open Space Manager Matt Wagoner has a follow up from last week's trails discussion.

(21:10) - Park City Manager Matt Dias has a preview of the agenda for Thursday's city council meeting.

(37:12) - Deer Valley Marketing Director Coleen Reardon has details about this weekend’s opening of the summer season.

Local News Hour - June 23, 2020

Jun 23, 2020

(07:30) - Summit County Council Member Glenn Wright talks about the RAP Tax authorization that is required every 10 years in order to keep collecting the 1/10 of one percent sales tax for recreation, arts, and parks. 

(21:05) - Republican candidate for Utah House of Representatives 54th District Mike Kohler talks about why he’s running for office and what he offers to the voters. He is one of two Republican candidates on the June 30th primary ballot.

Today on the Local News Hour:

( 06:20) State Rep. Tim Quinn (R- District 54) discusses the outcomes of last week's Special Session.

( 21:23) Republican candidate for Utah House of Representatives 54th District Randy Favero talks about why he’s running for office and what he offers to the voters. He is one of two Republican candidates on the June 30th primary.

( 35:10) Heber City Council Member Rachel Kahler has a recap from last week's meeting.

Today on the Local News Hour:

( 00:05) Charlie Sturgis has this week's Mountain Trails Report.

(06:54 ) DACA Recipient Enrique Sanchez and Bright Futures Director Rebecca Gonzales react to the news this week that the U.S. Supreme Court has ruled that DACA recipients can continue to stay in the U.S.

( 21:17) Park City Council member Tim Henney has a recap of last night's meeting.

Today on the Local News Hour:

(07:57) - Summit County Council Chairman Doug Clyde has an update from yesterday's council meeting.

(23:40) - Park City Police Chief Wade Carpenter talks about policing policies and issues related to national issues of police brutality and the protests happening locally.

(40:37) - General Manager of Woodward Park City Shaydar Edelmann has details on the reopening of Woodward Park City.

Today on the Local News Hour:

(00:05) - Weather

(08:58) - Park City School District Business Administrator Todd Hauber has details on Wednesday’s board meeting when the board approved next year’s budget and had another look at master planning.

(26:03) - Park City Manager Matt Dias has a preview of the agenda for Thursday's city council meeting, including the adoption of next year’s budget.

(39:09) - Park City Film Executive Director Katy Wang has an update on their virtual film offerings, including a film and Q and A happening tonight.

Today on the Local News Hour:

(07:15) - Summit County Manager Tom Fisher discuess the agenda for Wednesday's County Council Meeting.

(21:10) - Park City Museum Director Sandra Morrison talks about the reopening of the Museum and the loss of long-time research volunteer Hal Compton.

(34:51) - Recycle Utah director Carolyn Wawra with a monthly update.

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