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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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Today on The Local News Hour:  

(01:53) - Utah Avalanche Forecast Center Report

(15:07) - US Ski and Snowboard Association Communications Manager Lara Carlton has an update.

(34:25) - Christian Center of Park City's Executive Director Rob Harter shares the successes of their Covid-19 response. 

Today on the Local News Hour:

(02:45) - Utah Avalanche Forecast Center Report

(11:55) - Wasatch County School District Superintendent Paul Sweat talks about the large administrative reorganization recently announced by the school district. 

(25:35) - Park City Council Member Max Doilney has a recap of last night's meeting.

(39:28) - KPCW President and General Manager Renai Bodley Miller has a preview of our Winter Pledge Drive that starts on Monday.

  

Today on the Local News Hour:

(02:51) - Utah Avalanche Forecast Center Report

(06:31) - Summit County Council Member Malena Stevens recaps Wednesday's meeting.

(24:52) - Snyderville Basin Planning Commission Chairman Ryan Dickey has an update on last night's meeting to discuss the Highland Flats proposal.

(38:43) - Katy Wang, Park City Film, with a monthly update

On today's Local News Hour:

(02:02) - Utah Avalanche Forecast Center Report

(06:49) - Todd Hauber, Park City School District Business Administrator, talks about the 2021 legislative session and the impacts on school districts. 

(20:27) - Park City Manager Matt Dias has a preview of this week's city council meeting and Mayor Andy Beerman adds to his State of the City address last night.

(38:36 - Heber City Manager Matt Bower and T-O Engineer Jeremy McAlister with more on the Heber City Airport master plan.

On today's Local News Hour:

(02:10) Utah Avalanche Forecast Center Report 

(05:48) Summit County Manager Tom Fisher discusses the agenda for Wednesday's county council meeting.

( 22:18) Mental Health Counselor Katie Thomas has details about an upcoming small group teen girls resiliency program she is offering throughout the month of March.

(36:30) Park City Local and American Idol contestant Wyatt Pike talks about getting on the show and when we might see his audition.

Today on the Local News Hour:

(01:49) - Utah Avalanche Forecast Center Report

(09:03) - Utah Division of Parks and Recreation saw a record number of visitors in the past calendar year. Deputy Director of  Utah State Parks Scott Strong talks about the increase in visitation.

(23:51) - US Ski and Snowboard Association update with Communications Manager Lara Carlton.

(34:31) - President of the South Summit Trails Foundation Tom Noaker has details about the S.R. 32 paved trail petition.

Executive Director of Connect Summit County Deanna Rhodes has details about the first Utah State of Mind Virtual Conference.

The three-day event explores topics such as school-based mental wellness, implications of housing on recovery, and exploration of mental health impacts on businesses.

Local News Hour - February 19, 2021

Feb 19, 2021

Today on the Local News Hour:

(02:01) - Utah Avalanche Forecast Center Report

(07:23) - Joe Spink shares information on the newly formed Snyderville Transit Board  

(23:30) - Executive Director of Connect Summit County Deanna Rhoades has details about the first Utah State of Mind Virtual Conference to discuss the most recent data and promising treatments.

(37:18) - Summit and Wasatch County Senator Ron Winterton with an update on the Legislative Session.

Today on the Local News Hour:

(02:32) - Avalanche Forecast Center Report

(05:38) - Summit County Council Member Chris Robinson recaps Wednesday's meeting.

(20:41) - Heber City Council member Mike Johnston discusses his recent presentation regarding the North Village Overlay Zone.

(37:35) - Charlie Sturgis on his departure from the Executive Director role at Mountain Trails Foundation.

  

Today on Local News Hour:

(02:39) - Utah Avalanche Forecast Center Report

(07:03 ) - Long Time Wasatch Race Series Race Director Dave Hanscom on his retirement and a look back at how Nordic skiing has changed over the last four decades.

(37:12) - Historic Park City Alliance Executive Director Alison Kuhlow has an update from yesterday's board meeting.

Today on the Local News Hour:

(02:09) - Nikki Champion has today’s Utah Avalanche Forecast Center Report.

(07:03 ) - Summit County Manager Tom Fisher discusses the agenda for Wednesday's county council meeting.

(21:13) - Deer Valley Ski Patrol Director Chris Erkkila explains the resort's updated policy on uphill skiing.

( 38:12) - Recycle Utah director Carolyn Wawra has a monthly update.

Today on the Local News Hour:

(02:47) - Utah Avalanche Forecast Center Report

(05:34) - Sundance Film Festival CFO and Managing Director Betsy Wallace has a recap on how this year's festival went.

(23:33) - U. S. Ski and Snowboard Association Update with Communications Manager Lara Carlton.

(37:20) - Snyderville Basin Recreation Director Dana Jones has a monthly update.

Today on the Local News Hour

(02:54) - Utah Avalanche Forcast Center Report

(08:40) - Ryan Stack, Heber City Council member, talks about the 2021 senate bill allowing for electronic billboards throughout the state.  

(22:29) - Park City Mayor Andy Beerman recaps Thursday's special council meeting.

(40:32) - National Ability Center's Director of Development Carey Cusimano provides a rundown of events for their 17th Annual Red, White & Snow.

Utah Education Association (UEA) President Heidi Matthews has a midseason update on issues being considered by the state legislature.

In the update, Matthews shares that more than $400 million has been alloted to the base budget.

Today on the Local News Hour:

(02:40) - Trent Meisenheimer has today’s Utah Avalanche Forecast Center Report

(11:30) - Summit County Council Member Doug Clyde recaps Wednesday's meeting.

(23:34) - Utah Education Association (UEA) President Heidi Matthews has a midseason update on issues being considered by the state legislature.

(40:15) - Youth Sports Alliance Executive Director Emily Fisher gives an overview on the organization's youth winter programming.

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