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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Local News
11:19 am
Fri June 20, 2014

Judge Signs for PCMR Eviction, Grants Two Month Stay

With a crowded courtroom watching the latest chapter in the Park City Ski Resort fight, Third District Judge Ryan Harris Thursday morning authorized an eviction of the Park City Mountain Resort from their ski hill.  But at the same time, he issued a stay of his order, until another hearing set for August 27th.  He also ordered that the Mountain Resort, and the landlord of the ski mountain, Talisker Land Holdings, enter into a formal mediation.  Under the non-binding process, the two sides will see if they can reach an agreement by August 15th.  KPCW's Rick Brough has more. 

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Local News
11:10 am
Fri June 20, 2014

Public Reacts to News of PCMR Eviction

Immediate public reaction in Park City to the news that clears the way for the Talisker eviction of PCMR from its ski terrain included the full range of emotions .  Lynn Ware Peek has more.

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Healthy Lifestyle
4:40 pm
Thu June 19, 2014

The Mountain Life - June 18, 2014

First we talk with Damien Echols and Lorri Davis, theirs is a love story you need to hear directly from them to believe.  He’s one of the West Memphis three, accused and convicted of murders he doesn’t commit, she falls in love with him while in prison and lobbies for his release.  Yours for Eternity.  A love story on death row. The second guest is Dr. Katherine Beals, a sport nutritionist who focuses on eating disorders and nutrition needs of female and elite athletes.

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Wasatch Mountains
1:23 pm
Thu June 19, 2014

Fisher Talks About Organization 'Save Our Canyons'

Love the Wasatch Mountains? Then help the group Save Our Canyons determine just what you love them for, what you do when you head into the mountains, how often and when. Lynn Ware Peek has more.

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Park City School Board Elections
1:13 pm
Thu June 19, 2014

Payne Plans To Square Off The Candidates At Tuesday's Elections

Doug Payne is one of four candidates for the District 5 seat on the Park City School Board. He'll square off against the others at Tuesday's primary elections. Lynn Ware Peek has more.

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Science and Technology
12:14 pm
Thu June 19, 2014

Cool Science Radio - June 19, 2014

John and Lynn first talk with Graeme Simsion, author of the "Rose Project". He designed the Wife Project to find his perfect partner with a scientifically valid survey. Then, a conversation with Alex Bellos, author of "The Grapes of Math: How Life Reflects Numbers and Numbers Reflect Life". This is a journey of mathematical discovery with his wit and enthusiasm.

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Local News
6:16 pm
Wed June 18, 2014

School Board Approves $3 Million Tax Increase - Cites New Growth

As the community continues to grow, you can expect tax increases for education as the each new student in the district cannot be absorbed with the current budget structure.  The Park City school Board at its Tuesday meeting approved a 3 million dollar tax increase to balance the projected budget deficiencies that are in part  created by growth.   Lynn Ware Peek has more.

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Local News
5:59 pm
Wed June 18, 2014

Julie Nirula Vies for School Board District 5 Seat

Julie Nirula is the third of four Park City school board candidates to be interviewed by KPCW. She’s vying against three others for the district five seat in the June 24th primary election.  That vote will narrow the field to two.  Lynn Ware Peek has more. 

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Local News
5:53 pm
Wed June 18, 2014

When Going Outside to Check the Weather Doesn't Cut it

Weather isn't just the default topic of conversation when there's a lull.  To some degree, it fuels our economy.  And Park City can't track it's own long term climate data because it has no system for collecting it.  Lynn Ware Peek has more. 

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Park City School Board Elections
1:44 pm
Tue June 17, 2014

Lowsma Discusses Campaign For Park City School Board

The June 24th Primary election will bring four Park City school board candidates for the district 5 seat to the voters - narrowing those down to two for the November ballot. One of those candidates is Ed Lowsma, a father of five with a strong military background. Lynn Ware Peek has more.

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