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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Labor Day weekend means it’s time for the  Park City Pont-2-Point mountain bike endurance slug fest. Organizer Jay Burke spoke with Lynn Ware Peek and Tim Henney  about the event coming up this weekend.  This morning's second guest was Stephen J. Dubner who has compiled a new book, When to Rob A Bank: and 131 More Warped Suggestions and Well-intended Rants. The final guest Dr. Dana Suskind who spoke of the her book, Thirty Million  Words - Building a Childs Brain.

On today's program, fill-in host Lynn Ware Peek speaks with local resident Erin Ruzack,  who supports a pedestrian crossing on Hwy 224 near the Blue Roof Market.  Then, Summit County Transportation manager Caroline Ferris and Public Works Director Derrick Radke on the road improvement proposal for the Jeremy/Pinebrook interchange.  Also, Jenny Dorsey and David Williams spoke about Healthy Laughs, a fundraiser for the People's Health Clinic on September 5th at the Montage, and Anna Lea Cantor and Anne Frank of the Newcomers Club to talk about their September 8th Annunal Luncheon. 

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Lynn Ware Peek and John Wells first host  Megan Prelinger, author of Inside the Machine: Art and Invention in the Electronic Age. Inside the Machine is a visual history of the electronic age which captures the collision of technology and art. A hidden history of the twentieth century’s brilliant innovations — as seen through art and images of electronics that fed the dreams of so many.

Two local teenagers from a group called Teen Council attended the Planned Parenthood rally at the Utah State Capitol rotunda on Tuesday evening.  They say continuing to fund the organization is crucial for young people. Lynn Ware Peek has more.

Park City Medical Center

This morning, we speak with Dr. Garrett Davis - he's the newest orthopedic surgeon to join the Rosenburg, Cooley, Metcalf Clinic at the Park City Medical Clinic. He specializes in hips and knees.

Then, it's Blake Summers, education committee member of the Salt Lake Climbers Alliance to talk about the Craggin Classic Climbing event

After rigorous examination by the Park City Planning Commission and a unanimous denial, the Park City council will be next to see the Alice Claim proposal.  Lynn Ware Peek has more.

A one car rollover on Guardman Pass ended in a fatality Thursday morning.  Lynn Ware Peek has more. 

The Park City planning commission on Wednesday voted unanimously to halt, at least from the commission’s purview, any approval of the Alice Claim proposed project in Old Town.  Lynn Ware Peek has more. 

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Lynn Ware Peek and John Wells talk with Jerry Kaplan, author of Humans Need Not Apply. After billions of dollars and fifty years of effort, researchers are finally cracking the code on artificial intelligence. As society stands on the cusp of unprecedented change, Kaplan unpacks the latest advances in robotics, machine learning, and perception powering systems that rival or exceed human capabilities.

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In this episode of The Mountain Life, Lynn Ware Peek and guest host Carolyn Frankenburg take a look at micronutrients – vitamins and minerals and how 90 percent of Americans, according to our guests Dr. Jayson Calton and nutritionist Mira Calton, are deficient in at least one of these heath promoting elements.  What are the essential micronutrients, and how do we get them in our  diets?  Or do we? 

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