Lynn Ware Peek

City & Education Reporter

When it comes to Park City meetings and events, as well as education issues for the entire Summit County, Lynn Ware Peek has it covered. Joining the station in 2012, makes her the ‘cub reporter’ of the KPCW news team, but far from green. Her natural curiosity and strong roots in the community give her the advantages she needs to get the scoop on the local news.

She also co-hosts two of KPCW’s Public Affairs Hour shows, The Mountain Life on health and lifestyle on Wednesdays and Cool Science Radio, tackling science and technology  every Thursday.

Ways to Connect

John and Lynn’s first  guest is Richard A. Muller, author of Now: The Physics of Time .  “Now” is a simple yet elusive concept. You are reading the word “now” right now. But what does that mean? What makes the ephemeral moment “now” so special? Its enigmatic character has bedeviled philosophers, priests, and modern-day physicists from Augustine to Einstein and beyond.

Lynn Ware Peek and Tim Henney speak with Rebecca Brenner about her speaker series at the PC Hospital on mindfulness and her new book, A Kid's User Guide to A Human Life:  An Open Heart.

Then, Sam Plumb of Utah Naloxone who talks about addiction, opiate overdose, and this rescue drug that can give a second chance.

Finally, Pulitzer Prize finalist, Alan Schwarz, and his new book, ADHD Nation:  Children, Doctors, Big Pharma, and the Making of an American Epidemic.  

 

The Mountain Life - September 14, 2016

Sep 14, 2016

Today Tim speaks with a group of local doctors who have joined their practices under a common roof.  Doctors Jared Nielsen, Babbie Lester and Alice Holman join in the conversation. Next up is Melinda Roalstad, the former Medical Director for the U.S. Ski and Snowboard Association.  She now oversees Think Head First, a program designed for management of mild head injury which provides education and Consultation expertise for sport organizations.

Mountain Life - September 7, 2016

Sep 7, 2016

  On today’s program Lynn and Tim talk with Margaux Bergen about her book, Navigating Life: Things I wish My Mother Had Told Me.  It’s a book she wrote as a guide for her daughter and presented it to her on her first day of college. In the second segment, Dr. Robynne Chutkin Gives us a gut check with her book, The MicroBiome Solution: A Radical New Way To Heal Your Body From The Inside Out.

  John’s first guest is Stephen Wolfram, author of Idea Makers: Personal Perspectives on the Lives & Ideas of Some Notable People. This book of thoroughly engaging essays from one of today's most prodigious innovators provides a uniquely personal perspective on the lives and achievements of a selection of intriguing figures from the history of science and technology.Guest two on the program is Daniel Levitin author of A Field Guide to Lies: Critical Thinking in the Information Age.

The Mountain Life - August 31, 2016

Aug 31, 2016

  Lynn Ware Peek is on assignment this week. Tim talks with the founders of the Picabo Street Academy and their education model for addressing the needs if kids who have nontraditional scheduling conflicts. In the second segment of the program, in an interview recorded earlier, Lynn and Tim speak with Wendy Wise who is affiliated with Zante Spa who brings 30 years’ experience in her healing practice.  

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  Lynn Ware Peek and Tim Henney speak with Scott Kelly, the founder of Rebound Health and Performance Center.  Scott talks with us today about state of mind and the role it plays in overall health and fitness. 

 

Then --  a refreshing, energetic and unique voice among people who have figured out what it means to accept himself and others for who they are.  Hard to explain until you listen to our conversation with Jeffrey Marsh, he’s written a new book, How to Be You:  Stop Trying to Be Someone Else and Start Living Your life. 

 

 

  John Wells and Lynn Ware Peek share Cool Science stories about the Apollo 11 mission, about new style  car-jacking.  Then it's Colleen Mclaughlin of the Natural History Museum of Utah, and finally BBC Security Correspondent Gordon Corera on his new book, Cyber Spies:  The Secret History of Surveillance, Hacking, and Digital Espionage.

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Lynn Ware Peek and Tim Henney speak with the MTB Trail Trust from Nelson, New Zealand, about their recent IMBA Gold Ride Center designation.  They join local trails gurus Charlie Sturgis and Bob Radke to exchange information.  

Then, Raising Can-Do Kids, with Robert Rende, PHD.  How to teach traits of innovation, creativity, industriousness, optimism, and entrepreneurship to our children in a rapidly changing world.  

  John and Lynn’s first guest is Rachel Ignotofsky, author of Women in Science: 50 Fearless Pioneers Who Changed the World. A charmingly illustrated and educational book, Women in Science highlights the contributions of fifty notable women to the fields of science, technology, engineering, and mathematics (STEM) from the ancient to the modern world.

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