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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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.

On today’s program, Summit County Lieutenant Justin Hemingway and Park City School District Associate Superintendent of Wellness Ben Belnap talk about Front Line, Blue Line – an event taking place on September 10th at PCHS. This is an opportunity for parents to learn more about how to keep kids safe , identify risky behaviors and what to do about it.

On today’s program, Summit County Finance Officer Matt Leavitt previews the upcoming budget process. Summit County Mental Wellness Alliance Member Sally Jablon and Leif Oldert, an Advisor from Clubhouse International,  have an update on the Clubhouse concept and the need for volunteers to move this forward. Park City Christian Center's Latino Outreach Coordinator Max Ventura has details about Saturday's Hike for Hunger and Ray Freer and Joe Cronley have details on Saturday's Alzheimer’s Wasatch Back walk.

Local News Hour - September 4, 2018

Sep 4, 2018

On today’s program, Summit Land Conservancy Director Cheryl Fox has an update on the effort to buy the Osguthorpe Ranch.  Park City Leadership Class 24 members David Greenholtz and Sheri Fisher talk about their class project - food waste.

On today’s program, Moab Police Chief Jim Winder and Moab Multicultural Center Executive Director Rhiana Medina to talk about last week’s ICE raid that divided Moab's community and what lessons Park City can learn. Park City Council member Tim Henney has a recap of last night's council meeting and Singer, Songwriter and Actor Charles Esten will be joining Chris Cormack for the Nashville Café show on Sunday night - the final show of the Park City Institute's Big Stars Bright Nights summer concert series. 

On today’s program, Utah State Park Naturalist Kathy Donnell has an update on what’s going on at our local state parks. Summit County Council member Chris Robinson has a recap of Wednesday's meeting. Utah Department of Transportation Public Information Officer John Gleason talks about the proposed Silver Creek Truck stop/chain up area and the progress of the wildlife bridge at Parley's Summit on Interstate 80 and Park City Special Events Director Jenny Diersen has details on Miners Day weekend, including downtown parking.

Local News Hour - August 29, 2018

Aug 29, 2018

On today’s program, Snyderville Basin Planning Commissioner Malena Stevens has a recap from Tuesday’s meeting. Assistant Park City Manager Matt Dias and Transportation Planning Manager Alfred Knotts have a preview of the agenda for Thursday's city council meeting. National Weather Service Hydrologist Brian McInerney has details about this winter's long range forecast and a look at the predictions from the Farmer’s Almanac that were released this week.

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