Lynn Ware Peek

Producer/ Co-Host

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. She join the station in 2012. Lynn co-hosts two of KPCW’s Public Affairs Hour shows, The Mountain Life ( which she also is the producer) on health and lifestyle on Wednesdays and Cool Science Radio, tackling science and technology  every Thursday. 

Ways to Connect

Both the Southern Wilderness Alliance and the Sierra Club are helping to host the People's Energy Summit this weekend in Salt Lake City. It's a gathering designed to highlight the wealth of renewable energy alternatives this state has to offer. Dave Pacheco from SUWA and Lindsay Beebe of the Sierra Club join Chris and Lynn in this segment to discuss this event and some legislative bills that may have an impact on our environment.  

Steve Brusatte, a paleontologist at the University of Edinburgh, joins Lynn and guest co-host Chris Cherniak.  Brusatte's new book is called The Rise and Fall of the Dinosaurs: A New History of a Lost World.  Brusatte gives us a sweeping scientific history of the dinosaurs, in narrative form, and tells us why today is the golden age of paleontology and why dinosaurs continue to, fascinate humans.



Earl Foote and Travis Gunn of Nexus IT join us to talk about the latest in cyber security, how much of your data is being stored and shared, and other bizarre stories from the world of technology.


Dr. Steven Gundry, author of the 2017 New York Times bestseller, The Plant Paradox, joins the program. In his new book, The Plant Paradox Cookbook: 100 Delicious Recipes to Help You Lose Weight, Heal Your Gut, and Live Lectin FreeDr. Gundry offers an overview of his Plant Paradox program, instructs readers how to overhaul their pantries and provides shopping lists to make delicious, simple, seasonal, lectin-free meals to replenish and revitalize those suffering from chronic inflammation.

Lynn Ware Peek speaks with retired Navy Admiral James "Sandy" Winnefeld who served as vice chair of the Joint Chiefs of Staff and was the number two ranking military officer in the U.S. The admiral, along with his wife Mary, co-chair S.A.F.E. Project US (Stop the Addiction Fatality Epidemic) and are bringing their nationwide crusade to defeat the opioid epidemic to Summit County as part of the Connect community education series on Tuesday, May 8, at the Blair Education Center of the Park City Hospital.

Author Jeffrey Kluger, a longtime columnist and science editor for Time magazine, joins John and Lynn to discuss his new book, Apollo 8: The Thrilling Story of the First Mission to the Moon. In August 1968, NASA made a bold decision: in just 16 weeks, the United States would launch humankind’s first flight to the moon. (Rebroadcast)

Lynn and John speak with Michael Ruzek, the man behind Powder Buoy. By day, Rusek is in the financial services industry in Park City; at night he is the superhero Powder Buoy, who predicts powder storms two weeks after a buoy off the coast of Kauai pops to a certain wave height.

Alan Stern, the New Horizons Pluto Mission Leader, joins John and Lynn to explore the story behind his new book, Chasing New Horizons: Inside the Epic First Mission to Pluto, co-written with David Grinspoon. Chasing New Horizons is the story of the men and women behind this amazing mission; their decades-long commitment and persistence; the political fights within and outside of NASA; the sheer human ingenuity it took to design, build and fly the mission; and of the plans for New Horizons’ next encounter, a billion miles past Pluto in 2019. 


Richard M. Cohen, a New York Times bestselling author, lived with multiple sclerosis for more than four decades before he found a flicker of hope in a relatively new treatment: stem cell therapy. In this segment, he discusses his upcoming book, Chasing Hope: A Patient’s Deep Dive into Stem Cells, Faith, and the Future. It’s a revealing, often humorous look at living with an enduring auto-immune disease.

Andrew Santella was a self-declared procrastinator until he wrote the book on procrastination and found out there are far worse procrastinators than he. Santella joins the program to talk about this new book, Soon: An Overdue History of Procrastination, from Leonardo and Darwin to You and Me.