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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A local family’s dog is recovering from surgery after being shot by a pellet gun in the Silver Springs area. Lynn Ware Peek has more. 

A longtime area resident was injured during what he called a “surreal experience” on Wednesday afternoon when he was assaulted by a stranger as he sat at a stop light.  Lynn Ware Peek has more.

For local Dave Hanscom, a bike ride and bird-watching jaunt ended in 23 stitches and without information regarding the dog or its owner.  Lynn Ware Peek has more.

In this podcast of The Mountain Life Lynn Ware Peek and Tim Henney speak with  Brad Peterson,  Director of the State's Office of Outdoor Recreation. Then it's Nick Francis, President of the US Ski Mountaineering Association to talk about this weekends Powder keg races at Brighton.

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In this podcast of Cool Science Radio Lynn Ware Peek and John Wells welcome Mark Beckner, author of The Coders Path to Wealth and Independence.

Then it's Robert Selliah, founder American MedChem.

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Former Salt Lake City Mayor and women’s ski jumping pioneer and Park City resident Deedee Corradini died Sunday following a short battle with cancer. 

Deedee Corradini served as the mayor of Salt Lake City from 1992 to 2000.  She was the only female to serve as Mayor of Salt Lake.  Corradini was a pivotal force in the Olympic bid to bring the Olympics to Salt Lake in 2002. Corradini played a vital role in the successful organization of the Games and was a key face of the Utah Olympics.  More recently, Corradini led the charge to bring  women’s ski jumping to the Olympic Games.

In this edition of Cool Science Radio John and Lynn welcome the Internet Doctor Jay Izso, author of Got Media Sociology? Then they speak with Jeff Phillips, Assistant Professor of Computer Science to talk about the U’s Big Data Program.

In this edition of The Mountain Life, Lynn Ware Peek returns from her assignment in Italy to speak with Liz Carslile about creating a sustaininable agriculture. Then it's Dr. Norman Doidge to talk about his book The Brains Way of Healing.

Park City Municipal will continue its Old Town Improvement schedule with the construction of a plaza located along Swede Alley near the KPCW studios in front of City Hall.  The Park City Council at this week's meeting approved the go ahead for this summer's project.  Lynn Ware Peek has more.

When the dust settles from the Sundance Film Festival, the effects still linger in the  community linger …in various ways.  For one former Park City resident, the infusion of creativity and curiosity that comes with Sundance, along with a trip to Cuba, her life was changed forever.  Lynn Ware Peek has more.

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