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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With temperatures in the teens, few runs open, and thousands of excited skiers, the largest ski resort in America’s first ski season with that distinction got off to a chilly but jovial start on Saturday.  Lynn Ware Peek has more. 

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With traffic congestion on the forefront of concerns in Park City, is it acceptable to have very few students on a school bus that could fit dozens more  – simply due to school district policy?  One community member says let the kids ride the bus and get more cars off the road.  Lynn Ware Peek has more.

  John Wells and Lynn Ware Peek’s first guest is Patricia Goldstone, author of Interlock: Art, Conspiracy, and the Shadow World of Mark Lombardi. In the fateful month of March 2000, shortly after opening a hugely successful show in New York that unveiled the more nefarious financial connections of Presidential candidate George W. Bush, the hugely ambitious Conceptual artist Mark Lombardi was found hanged in his studio, an apparent suicide.

  Today in the program,   we move into winter, first with Drew Hardesty and Paul Diegel of the Utah Avalanche Center. Then, winter and wine?  I guess that works.  We speak with Karen McNeil, one of the foremost wine experts in the country about her new book, The Wine Bible.     Finally we’ll speak with World Cup Gold Medal Champion Ski Mountaineer Nina Silitch about a new team forming at the Utah Olympic Park.

If you want to rent out your property for nightly rentals during the ski season, you'd better have a nightly rental license and have your property inspected.  Lynn Ware Peek has more. 

  Today Lynn Ware Peek and Tim Henney speak with Juliene McCulloch and Dee Hill-Mey from the Live Well Center at the Park City Medical Center. In the second segment of the show they speak with Jenny Santi, author of The Giving Way to Happiness: Stories and Science Behind the Life-Changing Power of Giving. Finally, local coach and athlete Tom Noaker brings us up to date on training and fitness for the aging athlete. 

Voters in Tuesday's Park City Council races elected Andy Beerman to another term on the Council - and gave him the highest vote total - while they chose Nann Worel and Becca Gerber as new faces to join him at City Hall. Rick Brough has more. 

With all precincts in Summit County reporting, the results - with winners in bold - are listed below. Races too close to call are indicated with an asterisk. 

 Park City Council (3 seats open) 

The $56 million dollar school bond suffered a decisive defeat in Tuesday’s election.  Lynn Ware Peek has more.


Dave Bullock is accustomed to telling tall tales on The Story Mine on KPCW Sunday mornings.  But this tale about his unfortunate encounter with a moose two weeks ago, he only wishes was fiction.  He tells the story of being taken by life flight and in intensive care following the encounter. .  Lynn Ware Peek has more.


The six candidates for the three Park City Council seats recently reported their campaign donations and together, all six candidates raised just under $28,000.  Leslie Thatcher has the story.