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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Future Park City

The group Future Park City has updated its position on Vail’s trademark application from one of support if Vail makes good on its promises, to now opposing the trademark application and urging the City to do so as well.  Lynn Ware Peek has more. 

So far, so good for fireworks this 4th of July in Park City.    Fire officials say the recent rain has doused the chances for a fireworks ban this weekend.  But they still have words of caution.  Lynn Ware Peek has more: 

http://www.parkcity.org/departments/transit-bus/transit-notices

The Park City Transit Department several weeks ago put a new limit on the number of bikes that are allowed on the Empire Pass and  Silver Lake Village buses.   The city says it's partly for safety reasons, but the community says if you want people to ride buses, why are you now limiting them?   Lynn Ware Peek has more: 

http://www.thepetitionsite.com/518/795/686/save-the-library-field-protect-our-community-greenspace/

The Citizens Open Space Advisory Committee unanimously approved sending a recommendation to the Park City Council to protect Library Field.  Lynn Ware Peek has more: 

Lynn Ware Peek and guest co-host Tim Henney speak about a growing medical industry, palliative care, known as end-of-life care.  Mr. Michael Fratkin specializes in this type of medical care at Resolution Care in Arcata, California.  www.resolutioncare.com

Then,  best-selling author and Wharton School of Business professor Jonah Berger on Invisible Influence: The Hidden Forces That Shape Behavior. When and why do we follow the tide or do as others do? And when and why do we strike out on our own and go against the tide?

Recycle Utah

Lynn Ware Peek and Tim Henney speak with Dierdra Walsh, Food & Beverage Director and Alex Malmborg, Executive Chef from Park City Mountain Resort to talk about Recycle Utah's 100-Mile Meal event coming up July 23rd. 

Then, two things that seem to go together well, stand-up paddle boarding and yoga.  WE speak with Alisha Niswander and Christa Jutras who have teamed up to lead 3-hour SUP/Yoga adventures on the Jordanelle Reservoir this summer.   

KPCW

This weekend, one of the busiest weekends of the year will be highlighted by the annual Fourth of July celebration and parade. The City expects about 25,000 people will visit Old Town on the Fourth .   Lynn Ware Peek has more. 

Several weeks ago, the Park City Council invited the public to speak about Vail’s application to trademark the name "Park City," and the Council was urged to oppose the application – but Park City Council member, Tim Henney, says the stance the City takes may not influence whether the trademark is granted.  Lynn Ware Peek has more. 

  Lynn and John interview Jason Wilkes, author of Burn Math Class: And Reinvent Mathematics for Yourself.  Focusing on how mathematics is created rather than on mathematical facts, Wilkes teaches the subject in a way that requires no memorization and no prior knowledge beyond addition and multiplication.Gabriela Gonzalez is a Professor of Physics and Astronomy at Louisiana State University and the Spokesperson for the LIGO Scientific Collaboration.

After the Park City planning commission got a first look at the Bonanza East proposal in May, with seven buildings for proposed commercial, office and residential space, it sent the applicant back to make changes.  Now the planning staff is reviewing the updated proposal.  KPCW's Lynn Ware Peek has more: 

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