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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Contributions received by both sides of the pro and anti bond were reported to the Lt Governor’s office. The anti – bond group, Citizens for a Better Education received over half its donations from a local corporation or employees of that company.  Lynn Ware Peek has more. 

Dr. Leslie Knapp, professor and chair of Anthropology Department at University of Utah kicks off the show with hosts Lynn Ware Peek and John Wells. She is author of the scientific paper, Evolutionary Trade-off between Vocal Tract and Testes Dimensions in Howler Monkeys Across the animal kingdom, males hoot and holler to attract females and ward off competing suitors. Now, a new study finds that male howler monkeys with deeper calls have smaller testicles – and vice versa, according to researchers from universities of Utah, Cambridge and Vienna.

Lynn Ware Peek and Tim Henney welcome Julia Geisler, executive director of the Salt Lake Climbers Alliance who is on the program to talk about tonight’s fundraiser  - the showing of the film, Rock Reel, at the Jim Santy Auditorium.  The second guest is Dr. Harry Adelson, discussing regenerative medicine and the use of stem cell therapies.  The final guest on the program is Matt Schiller, owner of The Park City Boot Room, to talk about how he can provide ski boots to live in.


Becca Gerber says she is inspired by Park City, where she grew up, by the people she's known here -- and she'd like to help bring around positive change in the City she loves.  KPCW's Rick Brough has more. 


Park Meadows resident Dan Portwood is one of six candidates vying for one of three Park City Council seats.  Lynn Ware Peek has more. 

Prospector resident Rory Murphy is known for several developments around Park City, he's also known for his involvement in the Master Planning committee of the Park City School District among many other civic duties.  Lynn Ware Peek has more. 


Nann Worell says her skill set qualifies her for a seat on the Park City Council.  Lynn Ware Peek has more. 


Park City Council candidate Hope Melville is one of six candidates vying for one of three city council seats.  Lynn Ware Peek has more.


Park City Council member Andy Beerman is the only one of the six candidates seeking re-election to his council seat.  Lynn Ware Peek has more. 

Monika Guendner / KPCW

  When a municipality alters the free market to offer support and solutions like it’s considering in Old Town, it can either “enhance” the free market or “disrupt it,” depending on your perspective.  At last week’s City Council meeting, council started a conversation about how it can be a win-win for everyone.  Business owners,  visitors, residents, and the tax base.  Lynn Ware Peek has more.