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

Park City School Board members have been touring the district, making as much information available to the public as possible about why new schools and facilities are needed and how they will be paid for.  Lynn Ware Peek has more.

With increasing traffic congestion in Park City and the Snyderville Basin – perhaps no one feels it more than professional drivers.  One local truck driver – who navigates through this area in a 40 ton truck of up to 55 feet in length pleads with drivers to wake up and notice how they interact with those around them. Lynn Ware Peek has more.

As part of its formal public engagement process, Park City Municipal is developing a new report that will explain how things have come to be in town.  Lynn Ware Peek has more

At Thursday’s Park City Council work session there was overwhelming public support for the Council’s consideration of including carbon reduction as a critical city priority along with housing and transportation.  Lynn Ware Peek has more. 


Today’s first guest is Suresh Venkatasubramanian, Associate Professor, School of Computing, University of Utah. Software may appear to operate without bias because it strictly uses computer code to reach conclusions. That’s why many companies use algorithms to help weed out job applicants when hiring for a new position.

Intermountain Ski Hall of Fame

On Thursday at the Utah Olympic Park, four people will be inducted into the Intermountain Ski Hall of Fame.  They’ve demonstrated a high level of inspiration, innovation, competition, and pioneering in the ski world.  Lynn Ware Peek has more. 


Today The Mountain Life really is about lifestyle: hosts Lynn Ware Peek and Tim Henney speak with bestselling author of the book Eat, Pray, Love, Elizabeth Gilbert, about her new book, Big Magic:  Creative Living Beyond Fear

Then Derek “Deek” Diedricksen, one of the leaders of the Tiny House Movement, comes on and he’s on a mission: to scour the world over for the most creative, most awesome tiny structures in existence. He talks about his new book, Micro Shelters:  59 creative cabins, tiny houses, tree houses, and other small structures. 

Rocky Mountain Power has provided funds to hire a project energy manager to help the Summit County school districts save energy.  Lynn Ware Peek has more. 

Park City Rowing Academy

The Wasatch Mountain Head Regatta takes place at Jordanelle Reservoir on Saturday.  If you’ve never seen the sport of competitive rowing, here’s your opportunity to watch the 5,000 meter course with dozens of teams competing from all over the West .  Lynn Ware Peek has more.

One Park City resident spoke out at Thursday’s City Council meeting, saying the community is getting bullied by elected officials who say it’s either a bond or increased taxes to fund the new plan for the school district facilities.   Lynn Ware Peek has more.