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The Local News Hour follows NPR's Morning Edition and is KPCW's flagship news program, 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 in the Wasatch Back with live interviews.

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The Local News Hour follows NPR's Morning Edition and is KPCW's flagship news program, 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 in the Wasatch Back with live interviews.

    Local News Hour - January 21, 2022

    Local News Hour - January 21, 2022

    Today on the Local News Hour guest include: President of the Wasatch County School Board Tom Hansen talks about Thursday's school board meeting and the school master planning process that's underway, Swaner Preserve Visitor Experience and Exhibit Manager Hunter Klingensmith has details on the extension of the Survival of the Slowest exhibit and Off Screen Sundance Events programmer Dilcia Barrera has a preview of events at this years 2022 Sundance Film Festival

    • 49 min
    Local News Hour - January 20, 2022

    Local News Hour - January 20, 2022

    On today's Local News Hour: Summit County Council Member Roger Armstrong recaps Wednesday's meeting, Snyderville Basin Special Recreation District Director Dana Jones has an update on facilities and programming and Sundance Shorts Programmer Mike Plante with a preview of this year’s shorts category.

    • 49 min
    Local News Hour - January 19, 2022

    Local News Hour - January 19, 2022

    On today's Local News Hour guests include: Heber City Council Member Scott Phillips with a recap of last night’s meeting, Park City resident Jenn Drummond has an update on her attempt to summit all 7 of the second summits. She just returned from climbing Mt. Tyree in Antarctica and Sundance Programmer Ania Trzebiatowska has a preview of some of the US and World documentary films in this year's festival.

    • 51 min
    Local News Hour - January 18, 2022

    Local News Hour - January 18, 2022

    On today's Local News Hour, Leslie is joined by Summit County Deputy Manager Janna Young (04:52). She discusses the agenda for Wednesday's county council meeting. Then, Utah House Representative Mike Kohler of District 54 (22:54) discusses this year's legislative initiatives. And lastly, Director of the Sundance Film Festival Tabitha Jackson (37:33) talks about this year's festival - the 2nd year of virtual only - and how the Institute has been able to pivot during the pandemic.

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    Local News Hour - January 17, 2021

    Local News Hour - January 17, 2021

    Today on the Local News Hour: Park City Professional Ski Patrol Association member Brian Spieker has the latest on the contract settlement with Park City Mountain, Youth Sports Alliance Executive Director Emily Fisher has an update on the Park City Nation count, and Sundance programmer Ash Hoyle has a look at some of those films competing in the dramatic competition and showcases some of the films in the World Cinema, Next, and Midnight sections.

    • 41 min
    Local News Hour - January 14, 2022

    Local News Hour - January 14, 2022

    Today on the Local News Hour, Leslie is joined by Summit County Community Development Director Pat Putt. He has an update on development projects throughout the county. Then, Park City Mayor Nann Worel has a recap of last night's meeting. And lastly, Kimball Art Center Executive Director Alday Milliken has details on a survey for the new center and details on the opening of the new exhibit.

    • 49 min

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