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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The Park City Council voted to approve an ordinance change that would allow the council to establish off-leash dog areas-- with a handful of caveats.  The council also approved a pilot program to give two areas a try for off-leash, but controlled dogs. Lynn Ware Peek has more.

  The first guest is Bill Andrews, Senior Associate Editor, Discover Magazine. We asked Bill to discuss the Top Ten Stories of 2015. Our second guests are Bibop Gresta, Deputy Chairman and COO, Hyperloop Transportation Technologies, and Sharon Anderson Morris, Director of Strategic New Service Programs and Future in Review Events.  Bibop Gresta is considered a worldwide expert in digital media, cross-platform technologies, transportation, and finance. 

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Two new Park City Council members and one returning member were sworn in on Monday evening, bringing a new look to the council sitting behind the dais at the City Council chambers of the Marsac Building. Lynn Ware Peek has more. 

Clay Coleman is the new animal control director for Summit County.  He announces a new clarification to the leash ordinance that will free up dog owners who like to ski or ride bikes with their dogs.  Lynn Ware Peek has more.

Local writer, author and self-publisher Stacy Dymalski will host a women’s writing retreat called,  “Journey into Your Story,” in January.  Lynn Ware Peek has more.

  Lynn and Tim’s first guest is Alfred Knotts, transportation planning manager for Park City Municipal.  The subject: traffic and congestion in Park City.  The second guest on the program is Amber Christensen, author of the book, The Path of 8.  It is a story of bicultural love and grief and the agonizing effort to find meaning in tragedy set on Aconcagua, the highest mountain in the Southern Hemisphere. 

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The principal property owner  in the  Bonanza Park area says he will go ahead with two development plans there.  Mark Fisher hopes to break ground as soon as next summer on the first one.  Lynn Ware Peek has more. 

  Lynn and John’s guest on the program today is Dr. Yalda Uhls, author of Media Moms & Digital Dads: A Fact-Not-Fear Approach to Parenting in the Digital Age. Is social media ruining our kids? How much internet activity is too much? What do FOMO (Fear of Missing Out), sexting, and selfies mean for teens? Are you curious about what research says about how media and technology are impacting childhood?

  In today’s program Lynn and Tim are highlighting three books that will satisfy that last minute Christmas gift need. First, its Dallas Grahman , a local author of Nikolas and the Pantheon Trials. Our second guest is Kate Shatz talking about her book RAD American Women A – Z.  Our final guests are Rick Pieros and Mark Maziarz.  They have collaborated on a new book, Park City: A Portrait.

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Christmas came early to the residents of the 38-unit Newpark Studios on Monday afternoon.  KPCW's Lynn Ware Peek has more.

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