Leslie Thatcher

Today on the Local News Hour, Patt Putt talks with us about the current development projects in Summit County, including projects going on in the Canyons Resrt area, the White Pine Canyon Village condo, and the latest on Silver Creek Village.

Leslie Thatcher talks with Kendall Crittenden about what was discussed at the Wasatch County Council Meeting. 

Park City Board of Realtors President Mark Jacobsen shares the details about the 4th quarter of 2020.


Roger Armstrong provides a summation of the Summit County council meeting last evening, including a discussion on the traffic alternatives at Kimball Junction. 

Leslie Thatcher gets the latest information on local trails from Mountainlands Association of Governments Wasatch County Regional Trails Planner Don Taylor. 

Park City Manager Matt Dias and Deputy City Manager David Everett talk with Leslie Thatcher about what's on the agenda for the city council meeting. 

Heber City Mayor speaks with Leslie Thatcher about Tuesday night's North Village Overlay Zone vote and provides an update on rate fee increases. 

Today on The Local News Hour:

(01:41) - Utah Avalanche Forcast Center Report

(09:59) - Heber City Mayor Kelleen Potter talks about last night's North Village Overlay Zone vote, and provides an update on rate fee increases.

(21:56) - Park City Manager Matt Dias and Deputy City Manager David Everett preview this week's city council meeting.

(40:47) - Don Taylor, Mountainlands Association of Governments Wasatch County Regional Trails Planner, shares a trail update. 

On today's Local News Hour we had a conversation with Cheryl Fox about the latest information regarding open space. She discusses factors affecting land preservation in our community, including the proposal of an alternative route that was found in a UDOT survey.  wesaveland.org

On Today's Local News Hour

(01:16) - Utah Avalanche Center Report.

(05:51) - Summit County Council Member, Glenn Wright, recaps Wednesday's meeting.

(23:41) - Director of Regional Planning with Mountainland Association of Governments Shawn Seager talks about Wasatch County’s Interlocal meeting. Last night he presented on behalf of affordable housing and the Wasatch Back 2050 land use mapping tool.

(38:12) - Sundance Film Festival Programmer Charlie Sextro talks about this year's narrative feature film lineup.

Newly Named Executive Director of High Country News Greg Hanscom -who grew up here in Park City – talks about his new position and the history of the 50 year old publication. Park City Manager Matt Dias has a preview of the agenda for Thursday's city council meeting and Snyderville Basin Water Reclamation District Director Mike Luers discusses the problems they're seeing at the sewer treatment plants and the postponement of the Open House for the new $50 million sewer treatment plant.

On this special edition of the KPCW Noon Report, KPCW News Director Leslie Thatcher speaks with Wasatch County Health Department PIO Chris Smoot about the first confirmed case in Wasatch County. Then, Leslie moderates a discussion between Park City Mayor Andy Beerman, Park City Chamber of Commerce and Visitors Bureau President and CEO Bill Malone, Summit County Economic Development Director Jeff Jones, and Ski Utah Communications Director Anelise Bergin about the recent closures and the economic impact of COVID-19 in Summit County.

Summit County Manager Tom Fisher has an update on how the spread of COVID-19 is impacting county operations. Egyptian Theater Director Randy Barton and the Director of The Follies talk about the cancellation of upcoming shows and whether or not The Follies will get its run and Recycle Utah director Carolyn Wawra has details about the closure of the recycling center.


Park City Mayoral Candidates Dana Williams and Andy Beerman appeared on KPCW's  Election Forum Thursday, October 12th at 11 AM.  The One hour segment was moderated by KPCW News Director Leslie Thatcher and KPCW General Manager Renai Bodley.


City Council Candidates Tim Henney, Josh Hobson, Steve Joyce and Mark Blue appeared on KPCW's  Election Forum Thursday, October 12th at 10 AM.  The one hour segment was moderated by KCPW News Director Leslie Thatcher and KPCW General Manager Renai Bodley.