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.


State & Regional
5:27 pm
Thu November 20, 2014

Cool Science Radio - November 20, 2014

In todays edition of Cool Science Radio we go from cyber warfare to the geeks, hackers, and geniuses who created the digital revolution, we have two guests who will blow your mind.  First, It's Shane Harris,  a national correspondent for the Daily Beast to talk about The rise of the Military-Internet Complex in his new book AT WAR. Then it's Walter Issacson the  the author of the definitive biography of Steve Jobs, back with a new book:  The Innovators:  How a Group of Hackers, Geniuses and Geeks Created the Digital Revolution. 

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State & Regional
4:56 pm
Wed November 19, 2014

The Mountain Life - November 19, 2014

Lynn Ware Peek is joined by guest co-host Rudy Tessnow.  They speak with Mary Christa Smith,  program director for Summit Community Power Works. It's the program that has been established to help Park City win the $5 million dollar Georgetown University Prize that seeks to encourage communities to reduce their energy consumption.

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Science & Technology
4:19 pm
Thu November 13, 2014

Cool Science Radio - November 13, 2014

In this edition of Cool Science Radio hosts John Wells and Lynn Ware Peek welcome Dr. Barry Cooper, author of Alan Turing: His Work and Impact. Also Charlie Precourt, former NASA Astronaut.

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Healthy Lifestyle
3:58 pm
Wed November 12, 2014

The Mountain Life - November 12, 2014

In this edition of The Mountain Life, hosts Lynn Ware Peek and Tim Henney first  speak with Alex Cohen, Phd,  he’s a sports psychologist for the US Olympic Committee and will deliver a lecture at the Utah Olympic Park to talk with young athletes and their parents about how to adjust and form their thinking and attitudes around their sport and competition.

Then, a conversation with Dr. Paul Coleman, he’ll talk about what to do with the grief, anxiety and downright depression you might feel after your candidate or party comes up short in the mid-term elections.  

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State & Regional
6:04 pm
Thu November 6, 2014

Cool Science Radio - November 6, 2014

In this edition of Cool Science Radio, hosts Lynn Ware Peek and John Wells welcome Robert Rutledge, a forecaster at NOAA Space Weather Prediction Center to talk about Sunspots. Then, Chuck Bowers from  NASA is on to talk about the James Webb Telescope and research at USU.

Healthy Lifestyle
2:04 pm
Wed November 5, 2014

The Mountain Life - November 5, 2014

In this edition of The Mountain Life hosts Lynn Ware Peek and Tim Henney welcome Emma Garrard from the Xterra World Championships. Next up are members of the Park City C.A.P.S. program (Center Advanced Professional Studies) to talk about their latest project with HUGO Coffee. Finally, on the show, John Pollack, author of Shortcut: How Analogies Reveal Connections, Spark Innovation, and Sell Our Greatest Ideas.

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Resort News
10:47 pm
Mon November 3, 2014

Vail Shakes Up Management Level

Vail Resorts announced today some shake up in its senior resort management, with the eventual departure of two well-known name sin the community. Lynn Ware Peek has more.

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Local News
7:08 pm
Fri October 31, 2014

Howard Finds Passion In County Government

Michael Howard at the 2014 Election Forum
Credit Monika Guendner

Michael Howard is the Democratic candidate for Summit County Auditor; he's running against Republican Gary Shumway. Lynn Ware Peek has more.

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State & Regional
4:34 pm
Thu October 30, 2014

Cool Science Radio - October 30, 2014

Hosts John Wells and Lynn Ware Peek speak with paraplegic Dustin Shillcox who, thanks to his involvement in a study in which an electrical epidural stimulator was surgically implanted on his spine, now has regained control to voluntarily move his legs, hips and toes and has restored bladder, bowel, and sexual function.


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2014 Elections
12:50 pm
Thu October 30, 2014

School Board Candidates Keep Campaign Spending Low

Campaign Finance Reports are in for contributions and expenditures for the two candidates for Park City School Board District 5. Both candidates, Doug Payne and Julie Eihausen, kept expenditures under $1,500. Lynn Ware Peek has more.

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