More than just the skiing, it is the community and local amenities that make Park City Real Estate Valuable.
Ask a local why they make Park City, UT home and many will answer that they came here for a winter and never left. In this ongoing blog chapter we will talk about some of the many things we think make Park City, Utah a special place to live and own real estate.
Today’s topic: KPCW – Your Community Connection
KPCW is Park City, Utah’s local radio station. As one of the few radio stations that sounds clear in your car while driving around Park City, it has a tremendous local following. KPCW is one of the best sources for news and events relevant to the Park City area.
KPCW dedicates five hours a day to award-winning, in-depth local news and interviews, with a focus on local Park City and Summit County issues. KPCW broadcasts timely information on local emergencies, road conditions and weather. The station also offers critical support to local not-for-profit organizations, providing interviews and producing over 26,000 free public service announcements each year to promote their activities.
Unique local programs created by KPCW include: The Morning Show and Local News Hour, Monday-Friday 6:00 – 9:00 AM with Leslie Thatcher presenting local news, traffic and interviews; Mountain Money, with Ann Johnson, a daily report on local businesses; PM Park City, each afternoon with Randy Barton featuring local news and interviews; Cada Domingo, a weekly three-hour program offering national and international news, music and interviews of importance to the area’s Spanish speaking community; This Green Earth, a weekly program with local and national “green” news and experts who help listeners live a more environmentally informed life; and Miner Details, a one-hour weekly report on local activities and sports produced by students from Park City High School. The station also provides a Saturday morning Classifieds Show, on-line Ride Board and Lost and Found.
World News Service from the BBC is broadcast overnight starting at 10 PM through 5:00 AM. Throughout the rest of the day, music is played by over 50 local volunteer DJ’s.
Many of the local news stories heard on air are posted on the station’s website at http://www.kpcw.org/.
KPCW is one of the many things that while somewhat intangible definitely adds to the value of real estate in Park City and makes Park City a great place to live and call home.
If there is a Park City community amenity that you have questions about, drop The YouInParkCity.com Group an email.