On The Mountain Life today, Pete Stoughton and Lynn Ware Peek's guests include: (01:49) Kate Swenson whose son Cooper was diagnosed with severe, nonverbal autism. Kate now offers support and connection to others on this path. She has a popular blog, Finding Cooper's Voice, and joins to discuss her new memoir, Forever Boy: A Mother's Memoir of Autism and Finding Joy.
(20:55) May Mental Health awareness month is just around the corner and Rachel Devine of Connect Summit County will be joining to give an overview of some of the events happening.
Then, (32:11) it's all about Running With Ed -- coming up in May. Time to get your teams together and plan your costume to raise money for education while running the roads and trails of Park City.
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.
Pete Stoughton is the Brand Relations Manager at Trail and Ultra Running as well as the Director of Programs at CCPC. Basically, he is the behind the scenes guy at TAUR. When he's not getting his TAUR on, or running 2-3,000 miles a year. His own personal running ranges from 100 mile races to track workouts. Nevertheless, a scenic run with friends is were he finds inner peace.