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.

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Dozens of concerned parents and others showed at the Park City School Board meeting on Tuesday evening to implore the school board to make a change to the school lunch program, and provide Park City’s school kids with real, whole food, prepared on site – something that parents say is not happening currently.  Lynn Ware Peek has more.

  Part of a healthy lifestyle is knowing how to take care of yourself and how to get the right rehab care when things don’t go so well. Lynn Ware Peek and Tim Henney speak with several long time physical therapists in Park City.  First, Marlene Hatch and Blair Smith from the Park City Medical Center physical therapy department, join to talk about concussion treatment.

Then, Andrea Terwillegar of Alpine Sports Medicine who joins them to talk about their new location, common skier injuries and some new types of therapy there. 

  Lynn Ware Peek and guest co-host Tim Henney find out how neuroscience, psychology, and quirky nutritional needs makes us choose what we put in our mouths.  They speak with acclaimed food writer  Bee Wilson about the origins of taste and our food habits. She’s written a book just out called First Bite, How We Learn to Eat

  In the first segment of the program Tim and Lynn visit with Sheri Fisher who is a certified Budokon instructor.  Saturday, January 16th, she will present her “Out With the Old in With the New” workshop, a combination of yoga class and Passion Testing at Tadasana yoga for the Park City area community. 

In the second segment,  Colin Beavan, author of No Impact Man talks about his new book, How to be Alive: A Guide to the Kind of Happiness That Helps the World.  Colin talks about what it takes to achieve a successful and satisfying life.  

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An expansion of the Goldener Hirsch Hotel in Silverlake Village will come before the Park City Planning Commission on Wednesday evening.  Lynn Ware Peek has more.

KPCW

The Park City Council voted to approve an ordinance change that would allow the council to establish off-leash dog areas-- with a handful of caveats.  The council also approved a pilot program to give two areas a try for off-leash, but controlled dogs. Lynn Ware Peek has more.

  The first guest is Bill Andrews, Senior Associate Editor, Discover Magazine. We asked Bill to discuss the Top Ten Stories of 2015. Our second guests are Bibop Gresta, Deputy Chairman and COO, Hyperloop Transportation Technologies, and Sharon Anderson Morris, Director of Strategic New Service Programs and Future in Review Events.  Bibop Gresta is considered a worldwide expert in digital media, cross-platform technologies, transportation, and finance. 

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Two new Park City Council members and one returning member were sworn in on Monday evening, bringing a new look to the council sitting behind the dais at the City Council chambers of the Marsac Building. Lynn Ware Peek has more. 

Clay Coleman is the new animal control director for Summit County.  He announces a new clarification to the leash ordinance that will free up dog owners who like to ski or ride bikes with their dogs.  Lynn Ware Peek has more.

Local writer, author and self-publisher Stacy Dymalski will host a women’s writing retreat called,  “Journey into Your Story,” in January.  Lynn Ware Peek has more.

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