Lynn Ware Peek

Producer/ Co-Host

Lynn Ware Peek is a long-time contributor to KPCW. She joined the station in 2008 with Tales from the Wasatch Back, was a reporter from 2012 to 2016, and co-hosts and produces 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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Avi-on is Lighting Up Park City

Jul 22, 2021

On Cool Science Radio, Eric Miller, President, and CEO of Park City-based Avi-on Labs joins Lynn and John.

Avi-on designs and builds a family of Bluetooth® enabled lighting products that are reliable, state of the art, easy to configure and manage with any smartphone.

On Cool Science Radio, Bill Nelson, NASA’s 14th administrator comes on the show.

On Cool Science Radio, Dr. Kate Biberdorf joins the show to talk about her new book, It’s Elemental: The Hidden Chemistry in Everything.

From eating breakfast to putting on makeup, to baking and sleeping, chemistry is literally everywhere—and it doesn’t take a Ph.D. in science to understand it. 

On The Mountain Life, Lora Smith, the new Executive Director of Mountainn Trails Foundation comes on the along with her new executive assistant, Ian Hartley.

They will talk about the trails system in Park City, what’s new and exciting for the summer and how the organization is evolving since the retirement of local legend Charlie Sturgis.  

On The Mountain Life, Pete Stoughton and Lynn Ware Peek speak with former spy turned stay-at-home mom, Christina Hillsberg, who provides a groundbreaking guide to parenting based on her experience as a CIA analyst.

On Cool Science Radio, Dr. Alex Belser joins the show to discuss psychedelic therapeutics.

Belser has been a leader in the psychedelic research community for the last twenty years. His research has focused on investigating psilocybin and MDMA to treat depression, anxiety, substance use, OCD, PTSD, and end-of-life distress. He has done this research through clinical trials at New York University and Yale University. 


On The Mountain Life, Gregg Davison and Savannah Fine of Park City Toastmasters come on to talk with Pete and Lynn.

Together, they share ways in which we can all improve our public speaking skills. 

On The Mountain Life, Matt Frazier and Robert Cheeke join the show.

They are the co-authors of The Plant-Based Athlete – a definitive guide to going to a plant-based diet especially as an athlete. 

They discuss the research that proves a plant-based diet offers athletes the greatest possible recovery times, cell oxidation, injury prevention, and restorative sleep – plus, it allows athletes to train more effectively with better results.


On Cool Science Radio, Earl Foote of Nexus IT joins the show.

Foote discusses the increasing national and global cyber-attacks that affect us locally. He also shares some of the tricks and trades of hacker mentality. 

On The Mountain Life, Lynn welcomes Dr. Christian Jarrett, a neuroscientist who has written about the malleability of the brain and how we can fundamentally change our personality type.  Can someone reverse narcissism?  Can we change our brain to undo anxiety?  Dr. Jarrett says yes, and he talks about how to harness this power to change in, Be Who You Want: Unlocking the Science of Personality Change.  

On The Mountain Life, Lynn talks with Park City mental health therapist, Michelle Kelly.

Kelly specializes in sex therapy, trauma therapy, and holistic health.

As a therapist and Certified Brain Health Coach, she also partners with the Amen Clinics (which have 9 locations in the U.S.) to provide the best, most innovative mental health treatment to clients. 

On Cool Science Radio, John and Lynn welcome back National Geographic Explorer Brian Skerry.


Skerry comes on to talk about the number one bestselling almanac for kids.


The National Geographic Kids Almanac has just released their 2022 edition. In it, readers can find amazing animal stories, explorer profiles, and fresh challenges for curious kids who want to learn all about the world and everything that's in it. 

On The Mountain Life, best-selling author and ultramarathoning legend Dean Karnazes comes on.

Karnazes has pushed his body and mind to inconceivable limits, from running in the shoe-melting heat of Death Valley to the lung-freezing cold of the South Pole.

He’s raced and competed across the globe and even ran 50 marathons, in 50 states, in 50 consecutive days. 

On Cool Science Radio, hosts John Wells and Lynn Ware Peek welcome Astrobiologist Caleb Scharf.

Scharf, who argues that all the data we create—all of our emails, tweets, selfies, and A.I.-generated text—amount to an aggregate lifeform.

A lifeform that has goals and needs. It can control our behavior and influence our well-being.

And, it’s an organism that has evolved right alongside us.




On Cool Science Radio, Dr. Albert Chun comes on the show to discuss Peripheral Artery Disease.

He will share with us how healthcare technology is creating solutions for patients with this disease. This includes stents coated with medications and other exciting innovations.