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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Park City Film Series
3:56 pm
Tue October 7, 2014

Film Festival Brings Action And Heart To The Screen

Adventure town is coming to Park Cityon Thursday with the 5Point Film Festival and their 'On The Road' series hosted by the Park City Film Series. Lynn Ware Peek has more.

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Marriage Equality
7:13 pm
Mon October 6, 2014

Local Couple See Victory At Supreme Court's Rejection

The first same-sex couple to be legally married in Summit County last December just took a deep sign of relief and said Monday their civil rights were honored when the U.S. Supreme Court rejected the appeal on the overturn of Utah's same-sex marriage ban . Lynn Ware Peek has more.

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Open Space
1:48 pm
Fri October 3, 2014

Park City Purchases Land For Open Space

 

Park City Municipal announced a new land purchase for open space that will protect a crucial entry corridor.  Lynn Ware Peek has more.

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Solar Roof
1:35 pm
Fri October 3, 2014

PC MARC Gets Solar Panel Contract

The Park City Council at its Thursday meeting approved the contract for 755  solar panels that will go up on the PC MARC building - offsetting 20% of its energy use.   Lynn Ware Peak has more.

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School Board
5:26 pm
Thu October 2, 2014

School District Boundaries May Grow And Shift

As the population of school children grows in Park City and Summit County, the city county and school district are looking at school boundaries and where new schools may be built in the future. Lynn Ware Peek has more.

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2014 Elections
2:38 pm
Thu October 2, 2014

AG Debate: Restore Integrity To Office

Republican incumbent Attorney General Seam Reyes squared off against Democratic challenger Charles Stormount in a debate at BYU Wednesday evening, each stating their foremost priority is to restore integrity and honor to the Attorney General office. Lynn Ware Peek has more.

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Mountain Accord
1:28 pm
Thu October 2, 2014

Ready For Launch: Mountain Accord Merging Priorities

The Mountain Accord process is ready to launch into the next phase of merging priorities for the Central Wasatch by overlaying the separate interests of the groups representing recreation, the economy, transportation and the environment. Lynn Ware Peek has more.

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Science & Technology
11:39 am
Thu October 2, 2014

Cool Science Radio - October 2, 2014

In this show, Lynn Ware Peek and John Wells speak with Michael Harris, author of The End of Absence,  who addresses what it'll soon be like to live amongst a generation that has never known life without absence, the loss of lack. . The daydreaming silences in our lives are filled; the burning solitudes are extinguished. There’s no true “free time” when you carry a smartphone. Today’s rarest commodity is the chance to be alone with your own thoughts. Also Bruce Jankosky about the NASA mission to probe the climate history of Mars.

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Healthy Lifestyle
2:23 pm
Wed October 1, 2014

The Mountain Life - October 1, 2014

In todays edition of the  program Lynn and Tim speak with Steven Pinker - he's a cognitive scientist, a linguist, a professor in the school of psychology at Harvard and author of a new book The Sense of Style: The Thinking Person's Guide to Writing in the 21st Century. Then, half of Americans will experience poverty  at some point before they're 65.  Their guest Linda Tirado is one on those people.  She wrote a blog that ended up with over 6 million views called, "Why I Make Terrible Decisions or Poverty thoughts." Finally, another topic that delves into life.

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Meeting Preview
11:44 am
Wed October 1, 2014

City Council Will Cover Water And Sun

The Park City Council meets Thursday - part of the discussion will focus on the Water Smart program and new solar panels on the PC MARC. Lynn Ware Peek has more.

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