Lynn Ware Peek

Producer/ Co-Host

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. She join the station in 2012. Lynn co-hosts two of KPCW’s Public Affairs Hour shows, The Mountain Life ( which she also is the producer) on health and lifestyle on Wednesdays and Cool Science Radio, tackling science and technology  every Thursday. 

Ways to Connect

Cool Science Radio speaks with Bill Andrews, Senior Associate Editor for Discover Magazine. Discover’s July/August issue features a section titled, "Everything Worth Knowing," and covers a broad range of topics about the Giza pyramids, clouds, personality, the Milky Way, mass extinctions, the science of music, octopuses, autonomous cars and more.

Heather Darling, a nurse practioner who practices functional medicine at the Livewell Center at the Park City Hospital joins The Mountain Life. Darling is one of very few certified practitioners in the state of Utah and she talks about what functional medicine is and what it can do for you. 

 

 

Nikki Glandon of the new Oak and Willow Yoga Studio will talk about her new facility located between Park City and Kamas. Glandon says strong roots make it easier to bend (without snapping!). She also partners with Wild Women Tribe for a day retreat on July 28. 

https://oakandwillowstudio.com/

 

  Tim and Lynn host the monthly arts and culture segment with Nan Gray, local artist and President of the Park City Professional Artist Association and Hadley Dynak from the Park City Summit County Arts Council. 

They talk about the importance of artist collaboration in how they strengthen the connection to art and culture in the Park City area. 

 

 

Dan Strickman is a medical entomologist for the Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation and the author of an article called Buzzkill in the July edition of Scientific American. In it he talks about mosquitos, the creature everyone hates! There’s good reason to have disdain for them, the mosquito is responsible for 725,000 deaths annually, making it the deadliest creature on the planet. But scientists are fighting back with new poisons, traps, and genetic engineering techniques.

 

Senior editor of Scientific American Josh Fischman discusses his article,  Battle of the Brains. In new scientific studies to measure cognitive power it's found that dogs beat their domesticated rivals, cats. It's not about the size of the brain, but Fishman shares what it is about. 

 

 

 

21-year old Zachary R. Wood has had a lifelong journey of Uncomfortable Learning, which is also the name of the group he heads at an elite liberal arts college. An avowed liberal democrat, he feels it's important to listen to those with opposing views, no matter what they are. When he extended an invitation to controversial white nationalists Charles Murray and John Derbyshire to speak at Williams College, there was intense outcry from the student population, and eventually Derbyshire's invitation was rescinded by the college president.

Matt and Phil Letten, “The Vegan Bros,” are having fun with veganism. That's because, they say, it doesn't always have to be serious and intense. Popular bloggers, health and fitness consultants, and animal-rights advocates, they have written Vodka is Vegan: A Vegan Brothers Manifesto for Better Living. They join us to talk about how good and fun veganism can be!

 

For nearly a decade Joe Saladyga and his Savoury Kitchen have been catering food in Park City; meeting people's tastes and food preferences whether with small parties, dinners, helping out non-profits, or even frozen meals for pick-up. Savoury Kitchen has also partnered this summer with Copper Moose Farms' farm stand to serve up a lunch on Tuesday, Thursdays, and Saturdays. 

(Rebroadcast) - Revered author Simon Winchester joins the program. Winchester is a NY Times bestselling author whose books include The Professor and the Madman and The Map that Changed the World. He joins us  to talk about his new book which is The Perfectionists: How Precision Engineers Created the Modern World. Winchester traces the development of technology from the Industrial Age to the Digital Age to explore the single component crucial to advancement—precision.

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