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

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Lynn Ware Peek and John Wells talk about coincidence, and the fascinating world of math and probability behind that coincidence with Joseph Mazur, author of the book, Fluke: the Math and Myth of Coincidence. 

Then, a conversation with Rowland White, bestselling author and aviation expert, about his new book, Into the Black: The Extraordinary Untold Story of the First Flight of the Space Shuttle Columbia and the Astronauts Who Flew Her. 

Richard Louv

Lynn Ware Peek and Tim Henney speak with the equestrian community of Park City about inclusion in the Recreation Master Plan.  Then, a conversation with Devery Karz, who just won a spot to represent the U.S. at the 2016 Rio Olympics in the sport of rowing.  Finally, the man who coined the term, "Nature Deficit Disorder," Richard Louv.  He talks about his new book, Vitamin N:  The Essential Guide to a Nature Rich Life.

Miner Nation Report

Apr 26, 2016

It's spring sport season, and the Park City High School Miners sports teams are in full swing.  Joe Simmons has this week's Miner Nation Report.

  Today on the program Lynn and Tim speak with Dr. Wendy Suzuki, who takes them through the connection between brain health and overall well-being. Her new book is Health Brain, Happy Life: Activate your Brain and Do Everything Better.

The second guests on the program are Steve Hough and Mike Motyka who discuss a local hydroponics business that’s producing greens, possibly in your neighborhood in Park City.

The final guest on the program is Ken Ilgunas discussing  his epic, never done before, and sort of illegal hike across the heartland. 

  Today on the program Tim and Lynn talk Parenting – in a way that teaches children to think for themselves.  Education expert Heather Shumaker is the first guest. Heather writes about what she calls renegade parenting and rules for raising confident, creative kids.

Then endocrinologist Dr. David Ludwig tells us we can reprogram our metabolism.  Dr. Ludwig gives the science behind – it’s we eat, not how much we eat, that determines our metabolism.

Finally an interview with Dr. Robert Melillo, who explores a new food plan for those on the autism spectrum.   

  The first guest on the program is Dr. Kelly Brogan, a Manhattan based holistic women’s health psychiatrist and coeditor of the landmark textbook Integrative Therapies for Depression. Dr. Brogan joins us to talk about her book, A Mind of Your Own: The Truth about Depression and How Women Can Heal Their Bodies to Reclaim Their Lives.

Heidi Matthews

Heidi Matthews, a longtime librarian at Treasure Mountain Junior High school, hopes to win the race to become head of the Utah Education Association.  KPCW's Lynn Ware Peek has more. 

PC MARC

A recent public open house  unveiled a dozen options for new recreational facilities in the City and County. Now, the recreation experts will continue to evaluate and vet the various options for new playing fields, possible aquatics facilities, field houses and parks.  Lynn Ware Peek has more. 

  Our first guest Dr. Steven Hatch looks at his own profession and says that diagnoses are often just educated guesses, and prognoses less certain still. He’s written a book called Snowball in a Blizzard:  A physician’s Notes on Uncertainty in Medicine.  We speak with him in the first half of the hour. 

On the program today, author Chuck Newhall brings his story of perseverance in the face of insurmountable odds and offers a guiding hand to others who are facing challenges on the battlefield, boardroom or back at home in a discussion of his book Fearful Odds..

Then we are joined by Barbara Bradley Hagerty. Barbara spent nearly twenty years as a correspondent for NPR and penned the NYT bestselling Fingerprints of God. She’s with us to talk about Midlife, the subject of her new book, Life Reimagined.

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