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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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.

Ski Utah

Ski Utah announces the 2015-16 ski  season closed with 4.5 million skier days making the season the biggest ever on the books.  Lynn Ware Peek has more.

  Lynn and John’s first guest is Alan Westenskow, Director Business Development for Proterra. With the launch of their first fast-charge bus the EcoRide, Proterra broke new ground and became the leading innovator of zero-emission commercial vehicle solutions.

Lynn Ware Peek and Tim Henney speak with Todd Hageman,  technical director for the Tour of Utah; he’ll talk about this year’s course and where the 53,000 vertical feet of climbing will take the professional cyclists on the 7-day, 704-mile stage race.

Host Lynn Ware Peek welcomes today's guests to the morning news hour:

  • Snyderville Planning Chair Bea Peck

      

  • Park City Manager Diane Foster and Economic Development director Jonathan Weidenhammer discuss the agenda for Thursday's city council meeting.

      

  • Three-time Olympian Tracy Evans Land talks about upcoming Olympic Day events she is planning in Park City. Events begin June 16, and the first public panel is June 21 at Temple Har Shalom.

    For the full Local New Hour, listen here:

      

Art Brothers, Petra Butler and Moe Hickey will face off in a June 28th primary for the District 3 Seat of the Park City School Board.   The seat is currently occupied by Tania Knauer.  They participated in a forum at KPCW Tuesday, Lynn Ware Peek has this report.  

A new parking program in Old Town will provide incentives for using transit,  and news fees for driving and parking,  but the details won’t be hammered out for months.  Lynn Ware Peek has more.

PCMC

The Park City Council got a lot of public input last week on the notion of Vail Resorts’ efforts to trademark the name “Park City.” The council says now that they’ve heard from both Vail and the public, they’ve got more to study before taking a stance.  Lynn Ware Peek has more. 

A representative for Sweeney’s Treasure Hill proposal on Wednesday presented the history of the project, talked about the vested development rights, then gave a thinly veiled threat, which didn’t bode well with some of the over 100 members of the public who attended the Park City Planning Commission meeting.  .  Lynn Ware Peek has more. 

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  Parking in Old Town will get more expensive, but the upside is parking will likely be available when you visit Old Town thanks to a new concept that will give people a choice about where and when to park. Lynn Ware Peek has more. 

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