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

The Mountain Life - June 28, 2017

Jun 28, 2017

On today's segment Lynn Ware Peek and Graham Anthony speak with Dr. Anna Yusim who speaks and writes on the blending of science with self-actuality and spiritual fulfillment.  Her new book is, "Fulfilled: How the Science of Spirituality Can Help You Live a Happier, More Meaningful Life."

Then, Marissa Ross, wine columnist for Bon Apetit magazine and award-winning blogger talks with Lynn and Graham about being a wine writer, how to not be an accidental snob about wine, and other great wine tips in her new book, "Wine. All the Time: A Casual Guide to Confident Drinking."

The Mountain Life - June 21, 2017

Jun 21, 2017

Lynn Ware Peek and Dave Cushing speak with Dr. Jennifer Haley, a dermatologist who will talk about skin care and sun protection… especially timely on this, the longest and sunniest day of the year. They also interview Allison Page, founder of Trailtalk, a group of mental health professionals who help you navigate the issues and challenges of your life while avoiding roots, rocks and other obstacles on local hiking trails.

The Mountain Life - June 14, 2017

Jun 14, 2017

Lynn Ware Peek and new guest co-host Dave Cushing speak with Mark Lukach about his new book, "My Lovely Wife in the Psych Ward," a memoir about how one family copes with mental illness. 

Then, in the monthly segment on the connection of arts and culture to our mountain lifestyle, we are joined by Hadley Dynak of the Park City Summit County Arts Council and Travis English of Summit County Special Events. They’ll join to talk about arts and culture in Eastern Summit County.  

Lynn Ware Peek and John Wells speak with Dave Levitan (rebroadcast) who recently released the book, "Not a Scientist:  How Politicians Mistake, Misrepresent, and Utterly Mangle Science."

Then guest co-host Chris Cherniak joins Lynn to talk about a possible plastic bag ban in Park City and deciphers what that would mean for the three large retailers in town.  

Lynn Ware Peek and Tim Henney talk with MJ Turner and Jacob Sacketts of the Summit Bike Club, who has won the national award for USA Cycling's Best Mountain Bike Club of the Year for the second year running.  

Then, they speak with Jill Johnson of the Paint Mixer and Kirsten Gunnerud of Rocket Trike about their collaboration on a "playshop" beginning next week at the Paint Mixer called Play it Forward.  

 

  Today Lynn Ware Peek and John Wells speak with Kitty Ferguson who has written a book called,  "Lost Science: Astonishing Tales of Forgotten Genius."  She talks about 10 individuals who played a role, however obscure, in forming the science we treasure today.  

 

Today on The Mountain Life, Lynn and Tim explore creativity, from the history of humanity to the chair lifts of Park City's ski resorts.  First we speak with Dr. Agustin Fuentes, chair of Notre Dame’s Department of Anthropology and a National Geographic Explorer who has written a book called, "Creative Spark: How Imagination Made Humans Exceptional."

 

 John Wells and Lynn Ware Peek speak with freelance writer Samanth Subramanian who writes in Wired Magazine this month about some of the origins of fake news, in Veles, Macedonia.

 

Then, have you ever solved a Rubik's Cube?  Have you ever solved it in less than 30 seconds?  That little cube that was invented in Hungary in 1974, by a guy who put it together with wood blocks, rubber bands and paper clips. We speak with journalist and storyteller, Ian Sheffler, about his book, "Cracking the Cube."  

 

Lynn Ware Peek and Tim Henney, in their monthly segment about art and culture in the community, speak with Hadley Dynak and Julie Hopkins about how art and culture shapes the appeal of the town.  

Then, they talk about the North American Handmade Bicycle Show taking place March 10-12 at the Salt Lake Convention Center.

Finally, Friederike Fabritius, who reveals her research in her book, "The Leading Brain: Powerful Science Based Strategies for Achieving Peak Performance."  

John Wells and Lynn Ware Peek speak with environmental writer McKay Jenkins, how has written an exhaustive account of GMO's.  His new book is called, "Food Fight:  GMO's and the Future of the American Diet."  

Then, an exploration into the concept of time, with New Yorker staff writer and National Book Award Finalist, Alan Burdick.  He explores the topic that we all think about, but never talk about in this depth: time.  Burdick's book is,  "Why Time Flies: A Mostly Scientific Exploration."

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