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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In this edition of The Mountain Life, Tim Henney and Lynn Ware Peek speak with Brian Richards, the Community Conductor of Musical Affairs for Mountain Town Music.  They talk evolution of music, providing music as a community resource, and keeping the funk in Park City.

On this episode of Cool Science Radio, host John Wells and guest co-host Matt Abbott speak first with Brian McInerney, hydrologist for the National Weather Service. He talks about seasonal weather trends and the outlook for the summer in terms rainfall. Then, it's Kentaro Toyama, author of Geek Heresy: Rescuing Social Change from the Cult of Technology.

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On this episode, hosts Lynn Ware Peek and Tim Henney kicked off the show with a conversation with Freakonomics co-author Steven Dubner about the new book, When To Rob A Bank....and 131 more warped suggestions and well-intended rants. Author Julie Lythcott-Haims also joined the show to talk about her book, How To Raise An Adult: Break free of the over parenting trap and prepare your kid for success.

It's a fascinating exploration today on The Mtn Life. From HEALTH - we'll talk with MOLD expert Phil Bondurant, to LIFESTYLE - We'll speak with baker, Karen Lazarus, who specializes in cannabis baked goods in Colorado, to FAITH in an age of skepticism, with Dr. Timothy Keller.

In this edition of Cool Science Radio, John and Lynn speak with Dan McNulty, Asst. Professor Department of Wildland Resources, Utah State University and author of Wolves on the Hunt: The Behavior of Wolves Hunting Wild Prey.

Then, Max Planck is credited with being the father of quantum theory, and his work was described by his close friend Albert Einstein as "the basis of all twentieth-century physics."  We speak With Brandon Brown, biographer and author of the new book, Plank: Driven by Vision, Broken by War. (click on title to listen)

Park City Municipal kicked off a series of public forums on a topic that faces all of us in Utah and especially in Summit County:  GROWTH.  The Monday evening meeting at the newly remodeled Park City Library building set the stage to begin to answer the question, “What’s Next Park City?”  Lynn Ware Peek has more.

Another potential storefront on Main Street has been taken out of the pool of commercial spaces and approved as a private space.  Lynn Ware Peek has more.

Following a firestorm of detailed public comments that blasted the proposed Alice Claim subdivision at the intersection of King Road, Sampson Avenue and Ridge Ave, and examination by the PC Planning commission at its recent meeting, the commission said it would have to be a vastly different proposal to consider being approved.  Lynn Ware Peek has more.

A Park City man drowned on Monday, June 8,  while “river surfing” in northwestern Montana, on the Western edge of Glacier National Park.  Lynn Ware Peek has more.

The Park City High school class of 2015 on Friday received diplomas at a commencement ceremony held at Dozier Field under skies that threatened but held off rain for the entirety of the celebration.  Lynn Ware Peek has more.

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