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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Lynn Ware Peek

A little known position in the Park City High School Student Council is one in which a student attends every school board meeting as a student representative.  Lynn Ware Peek has more. 


Today in the program, Lynn Ware Peek and Tim Henney speak about a little known concept – a breast milk donation bank – taking shape at the Park City Medical Center.  Nikki Thorsen and Taylor Hanton join us to talk about how these banks save lives. 

Then Aspen Matis joins us to share, Girl in the Woods, her memoir of trauma and salvation.

Of the $56 million dollar bond that’ll be on the November ballot, the school district is reserving $12 million dollars for athletic facilities.  The Park City school district athletic director says the details are still in the design stage, but  the bottom line is to serve the kids in the district.  Lynn Ware Peek has more. 

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.