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 - 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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Local News Hour - September 26, 2018

Sep 26, 2018

On today’s program, Executive Director of the Park Silly Sunday Market Kate McChesney and Operations Director Michelle McDonald have a re-cap of the 12th season for the Park Silly Market. Park City Manager Diane Foster and Special Events Manager Jenny Diersen have a preview of the agenda for Thursday's city council meeting and Elissa Aten and Kristi Marsh from PC Reads talk about Dyslexia Awareness Month coming up in October.

On today’s program, Summit County manager Tom Fisher discusses the agenda for Wednesday's county council meeting. Park City Planning Director, Bruce Erickson, previews tomorrow's planning commission agenda and Lucky Ones Coffee Shop Co-Owner Katie Holyfield, and two mothers of children with special needs Liza Howell and Theresa Danos talk about some of the issues they raised at the Park City Council's  recent Social Equity listening tour held at the coffee shop.

On today’s program, Park City Museum Director Sandra Morrison has details about Free Day on Tuesday, as well as other events at Museum. Eric Wheeler from local Pickleball group, will be in to talk about the sport and their recent request to Summit County Council and Rob Umstead – husband of Park City Paralympian Alpine Skier Danelle Umstead – who is legally blind - talks about his wife’s  new role as a contestant on Dancing with the Starts which starts tonight.

Local News Hour - September 21, 2018

Sep 21, 2018

On the Local News Hour,  North Summit School Superintendent Jerre Holmes, who has just been named Utah School Superinendent of the year by the Superintendent's Association.  Public Lands Council President Dave Eliason talks about the Council's 50th annual meeting.  Steve Laurent and Minda Stockdale,  members of Friends of the Farm have details about the annual Scarecrow Festival at McPollin Farm.

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.

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