Katie Wright

In a special Monday noon broadcast, KPCW News Director Leslie Thatcher gets an update on the COVID-19 public health emergency from Summit County Health Director Rich Bullough.  Then she talks to Beth Armstrong, Executive Director of the People's Health Clinic, Rob Harter, Executive Director at Christian Center of Park City, and Katie Wright, Executive Director of Park City Community Foundation about how their organizations are helping the community and what citizens can do to help.

Nathan Rafferty, president of Ski Utah has insights into the upcoming ski season. Executive Director of the Community Foundation, Katie Wright and Vail Resorts Meg Steele talk about Live Pc Give PC Annual day of giving. Lynn Ware Peek, Park City Council member has an update on Thursdays council meeting. KPCW’s Station Manager, Renai Bodley Miller talks about KPCW’s role in Park City, its support of the local non profits and a reach out to the community to consider supporting local public community radio.

On the program, Park City School District Latino Community Relations Specialist Eric Esquivel and newly hired Translator Patricia Aspiazu talk about the position and what the Spanish speaking community can expect and how it will serve them.  Katie Wright says the Park City Community Foundation has established a climate fund. Founder of the Live Like Sam Foundation Ron Jackenthal has details about the inaugural Live Like Sam Day, October 10th. Max Weinberg who is performing with his band at the Egyptian Theater Friday thru Sunday. 

PC Tots

The Park City Community Foundation is partnering with Holy Cross Ministries and PC Tots to expand affordable, quality childcare in the Park City area. Their goal is to raise $1 million over the next two years.

Their two-year plan is to gather early child development experts to help define the community’s childcare needs. They’ll also be hiring a person with expertise to help define the strategic goals for building a broader non-profit early child program.

On today’s program, Park City Public Utilities Director Clint McAffee has a mid-summer water update and the latest about the Three Kings Water Treatment plant. Park City Community Foundation Executive Director Katie Wright and Executive Director of PC Tots  Carol Loomis have details about the Early Childhood Initiative and their ambitious goals for the next two years and Park City Special Events Manager Jenny Diersen previews the parking and traffic impacts for this weekend’s Kimball Arts Festival.

On today’s program, Summit County Manager Tom Fisher discusses the agenda for Wednesday's county council meeting, which includes another discussion on a possible county Public Lands Initiative.

Local News Hour - April 30, 2019

Apr 30, 2019

On today’s program, Summit County Manager Tom Fisher discusses the agenda for Wednesday's county council meeting. Summit County Clubhouse Advocates Sally Jablon and Lynne Rutan have details about the upcoming opening of the Summit County Clubhouse this summer. They will be hosting Listening Lunches this month for potential members. Summit Bike Club Executive Director MJ Turner talks about the Soldier Hollow Bike Festival. He is the race director for a 4 day stage race at Soldier Hollow May 2-5.

On today’s program, Park City Council member Tim Henney has a recap of last night's meeting. Park City Community Foundation Director Katie Wright and Park City Mountain COO Bill Rock talk about this year’s goal for Live PC Give PC. Summit County Assistant Manager Janna Young has details of renting the new Ledges Event Center. Park City High School Football Coach Josh Montzingo has  a recap of yesterday's semifinal game against Dixie High School. The Miner’s lost 20-0.

Local News Hour - October 22, 2018

Oct 22, 2018

Park City Mayor Andy Beerman, Youth Services Librarian Katrina Kmack, Park City Community Foundation Director Katie Wright and Special Projects Director Diego Zegarra talk about serving Park City  as the Social Equity Community Convener and future plans to develop a strategic plan to advance the critical community priority of Social Equity. Jed Palmacci and Tom Savage with Men Making a Difference are looking for more support to serve people in need. Matt Dias, Assistant City Manager for Park City gives a preview of the upcoming city council meeting being held on Tuesday this week and U.S.

Big Brothers Big Sisters Receives $33K Grant

Jul 10, 2018
Women's Giving Fund Grant 2018

The Women’s Giving Fund awarded the 2018 high impact grant of $33,000 to Big Brother, Big Sister of Park City.  The foundation started in 2013 raising a $1 million endowment. The money generated is earmarked to support programs that support women and children throughout Summit County. Carolyn Murray has this:

On today’s program, Leslie Thatcher speaks to Assistant Summit County manager Janna Young who discusses the agenda for Wednesday's county council meeting. Park City Planning Director Bruce Erickson has a preview of Wednesday's planning commission meeting. Certified Financial Planner Jon Neilson is this month’s Lunchtime Learning Guest.

Local News Hour - February 09, 2018

Feb 9, 2018

On today’s program, Mayor Andy Beerman, Community Foundation Director Katie Wright and Bright Futures Director Rebeca Gonzalez talk to us from Moab, where they are meeting with representatives from that town's Multicultural Center, as they look at the possibility for doing something similar here in Park City. Summit County Community Development Director Pat Putt previews this month's What's That with Pat? meetup.  U.S. Ski & Snowboard spokesman Tom Kelly checks in from Pyeongchang, South Korea, with an update on Olympics opening ceremony.

Today’s guests include Katie Wright and Tom Raffa representing the Park City Community Foundation, Tatiana Zuñiga from Park City Bridal, and Chef Asi Yoked and Tali Yoked from Reef's Restaurant.

Local News Hour - November 10, 2017

Nov 10, 2017

On today’s program, Leslie Thatcher speaks with Park City Council member and Mayor Elect Andy Beerman who has a recap about last night’s city council  meeting. Park City Community Foundation Director Katie Wright and Board Member Bill Rock have a Live PC Give PC update. Katie Richens Program Manager of the National Ability Center Military Groups and Equine Programs instructor, Alejandra Lara talk about their wounded warriors program offered by the NAC and People's Health Clinic Development Director Aimee Armer has details on the November 14th free diabetes awareness health fair.

Local News Hour - July 5, 2017

Jul 5, 2017

On today’s program, Wasatch County Manager Mike Davis has an update on county business including Mayflower, Affordable Housing and Open Space. Vanessa Di Palma Wright discusses the Kimball Art Center Gala coming up July 13th. Park City Community Foundation Ex. Director Katie Wright and Programs Director Ollie Wilder announce the three finalists of this year's Women's Giving Fund grant and Cole Johnston, Recreation Coordinator, Park City Municipal and Kara Cody, Assistant Director, Utah Community Programs & Govt.