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.

Ways to Connect

Have you ever heard the expression “The crowd is always smarter than any one individual”. The first guest on the program is Jared Heyman who proves this every day.  Jared is the CEO of Crowd Med. Crowd Med believes the biggest flaw in today’s healthcare system is the expectation that one doctor has all of the answers. John and Lynn’s next guest is Ocearch Founding Chairman Chris Fischer. Since 2007, he has led 26 global research expeditions to advance science and education while unlocking many mysteries surrounding the life history of white sharks and other giants of the ocean.

In the first segment of the program, Lynn and Tim talk parenting and accountability with John G. Miller, founder of QBQ, an organizational development company dedicated to making personal accountability a core value for organizations and individuals. His latest book is, Raising Accountable Kids.  The second guest is Julia Geisler, the executive director of the Salt Lake Climbers Alliance. The final guest on the show today is Dr. Marc Harrison who was recently named the new President of Intermountain Health Care.

Cool Science Radio - October 13, 2016

Oct 13, 2016

Lynn and John’s first guest is Art Markman who has answers as to how our brain works and why we behave the way we do in his new book, Brain Briefs. Guest number two is Chuck English, in charge of snowmaking at Deer Valley. 

Today Lynn and Tim speak with Rebeca Gonzalez.  Rebeca is a Park City high school graduate and an astonishing young woman who is doing incredible things for the Latino community and potential first generation college students in general. They speak with her in the first half of the show.

The FIRe conference is in it’s 14th year and The Economist named the Future in Review Conference the best technology conference in the world. Today’s show will be comprised of additional interviews that were taped during the conference.John and Lynn’s first guests are in fact a panel representing 4 bio tech firms and a venture capitol firm that have come together for a common cause to treat undiagnosed illnesses. The  second guest is Ray Gibbs, CEO of Haydale a graphene provider in the UK. The third guest is Caitlin Cameron who is the Chair and CEO of OhToe Nexus Medical technologies.

Today Lynn Ware Peek and guest co-host Chris Cherniak speak with Angela Dirkers from the Dog Dive. Then it’s the stuff in our stomach. Microbes.  Lynn and Chris speak with Marie-Claire Arrieta who has co-written a book – Let Them Eat Dirt: Saving Your Child from an Oversanitized World.

John and Lynn’s first  guest is Richard A. Muller, author of Now: The Physics of Time .  “Now” is a simple yet elusive concept. You are reading the word “now” right now. But what does that mean? What makes the ephemeral moment “now” so special? Its enigmatic character has bedeviled philosophers, priests, and modern-day physicists from Augustine to Einstein and beyond.

Lynn Ware Peek and Tim Henney speak with Rebecca Brenner about her speaker series at the PC Hospital on mindfulness and her new book, A Kid's User Guide to A Human Life:  An Open Heart.

Then, Sam Plumb of Utah Naloxone who talks about addiction, opiate overdose, and this rescue drug that can give a second chance.

Finally, Pulitzer Prize finalist, Alan Schwarz, and his new book, ADHD Nation:  Children, Doctors, Big Pharma, and the Making of an American Epidemic.  


The Mountain Life - September 14, 2016

Sep 14, 2016

Today Tim speaks with a group of local doctors who have joined their practices under a common roof.  Doctors Jared Nielsen, Babbie Lester and Alice Holman join in the conversation. Next up is Melinda Roalstad, the former Medical Director for the U.S. Ski and Snowboard Association.  She now oversees Think Head First, a program designed for management of mild head injury which provides education and Consultation expertise for sport organizations.

Mountain Life - September 7, 2016

Sep 7, 2016

  On today’s program Lynn and Tim talk with Margaux Bergen about her book, Navigating Life: Things I wish My Mother Had Told Me.  It’s a book she wrote as a guide for her daughter and presented it to her on her first day of college. In the second segment, Dr. Robynne Chutkin Gives us a gut check with her book, The MicroBiome Solution: A Radical New Way To Heal Your Body From The Inside Out.