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

Lynn Ware Peek and guest co-host Tim Henney speak about a growing medical industry, palliative care, known as end-of-life care.  Mr. Michael Fratkin specializes in this type of medical care at Resolution Care in Arcata, California.

Then,  best-selling author and Wharton School of Business professor Jonah Berger on Invisible Influence: The Hidden Forces That Shape Behavior. When and why do we follow the tide or do as others do? And when and why do we strike out on our own and go against the tide?

Recycle Utah

Lynn Ware Peek and Tim Henney speak with Dierdra Walsh, Food & Beverage Director and Alex Malmborg, Executive Chef from Park City Mountain Resort to talk about Recycle Utah's 100-Mile Meal event coming up July 23rd. 

Then, two things that seem to go together well, stand-up paddle boarding and yoga.  WE speak with Alisha Niswander and Christa Jutras who have teamed up to lead 3-hour SUP/Yoga adventures on the Jordanelle Reservoir this summer.   


This weekend, one of the busiest weekends of the year will be highlighted by the annual Fourth of July celebration and parade. The City expects about 25,000 people will visit Old Town on the Fourth .   Lynn Ware Peek has more. 

Several weeks ago, the Park City Council invited the public to speak about Vail’s application to trademark the name "Park City," and the Council was urged to oppose the application – but Park City Council member, Tim Henney, says the stance the City takes may not influence whether the trademark is granted.  Lynn Ware Peek has more. 

  Lynn and John interview Jason Wilkes, author of Burn Math Class: And Reinvent Mathematics for Yourself.  Focusing on how mathematics is created rather than on mathematical facts, Wilkes teaches the subject in a way that requires no memorization and no prior knowledge beyond addition and multiplication.Gabriela Gonzalez is a Professor of Physics and Astronomy at Louisiana State University and the Spokesperson for the LIGO Scientific Collaboration.

After the Park City planning commission got a first look at the Bonanza East proposal in May, with seven buildings for proposed commercial, office and residential space, it sent the applicant back to make changes.  Now the planning staff is reviewing the updated proposal.  KPCW's Lynn Ware Peek has more: 

The Park City school board approved next year’s proposed budget, then amended the approval, adding one more school nurse to the budget in light of convincing and emotional public comments. Lynn Ware Peek has more. 

Today Lynn Ware Peek and Tim Henney talk about the scientific truths about gluten that will cut through the din of confusion with Dr. Peter Green, who has studied celiac disease for 25 years.  Dr. Green is the author of, "Gluten Exposed: The Science Behind the Hype and How to Navigate to a Healthy Symptom Free Life."

Then, Rosemund Stone Zander joins us with a new vision for achieving true human fulfillment in her latest book, "Pathways to Possibility: Transforming Our Relationship with Ourselves, Each Other, and the World."


In the wake of the Orlando Mass shooting, The Park City Council briefly discussed the obligation it feels to take a stand against gun violence.  Lynn Ware Peek has more.


Since January an off-leash dog pilot program has been in effect in two areas – one in Round Valley, the other at the Park City Library Field.  On Thursday, members of a dog task force that has studied the issue over six months, along with PC Municipal’s Heinrich Deters presented a recommendation to the Park City Council. Lynn Ware Peek has more.