Lynn Ware Peek

On today’s program, Charlie Sturgis has this week’s Mountain Trails Report and details about Sunday’s annual Tour de Suds. Preserve Park City representative and Old Town Resident John Stafsholt talks about this grassroots organization whose members want Proposition 1 to pass. Park City Council member Lynn Ware Peek with a recap of last night's meeting.

Dr. Tara Cousineau joins us to talk about how the science of compassion can heal your heart and your world.  Whatever happened to kindness anyway? Cousineau is a social entrepreneur and a clinical psychologist. She joins me to discuss her new book, The Kindness Cure.  Kindness, as it turns out, is a happiness fix and now the science on kindness confirms ancient wisdom. 

 

 

Lynn Ware Peek speaks with Erica Tingey, a national champion cyclist, in both road and mountain biking. Tingey is a Park City local and the founder of Women in the Mountains womeninthemountains.com, she joins to talk about bringing her love of mountain biking to women (and even some men!) of all ages and abilities and how she and her coaching staff can help transform your skills. 

 

Executive Director of the Mountain Trails Foundation, Charlie Sturgis has an update on the Jupiter Peek Steeple Chase, the Upcoming Mid-Mountain Marathon and the progress on new trails opening in the area.Teri Orr, Executive Director of the Park City Performing Arts Institute tells KPCW they want to move the remaining shows scheduled for August and September at Quinn's Junction in to town to the City Park venue. This due to the success of the Grace Potter concert held in City Park on Friday, July 13th.

Local News Hour - February 2, 2018

Feb 2, 2018

On today’s show, Park City Film Series Director Katy Wang previews this weekend's screening of Darkest Hour at the Jim Santy Auditorium, recaps the Sundance festival, and looks ahead at the calendar. Newly appointed Park City Council Member Lynn Ware Peek and Mayor Andy Beerman discuss last night's meeting. And Marshall Moore, spokesman for Utah Film Studios, talks about plans for the soundstage, its involvement with the Sundance Institute, and what we can expect to see with the build-out of the property.

Project For Deeper Understanding: DACA, Part 1

Nov 17, 2017
KPCW

The Park City Area Project for Deeper Understanding hosted a forum Thursday, November 16, on DACA, which stands for Deferred Action on Child Arrivals.  The Trump administration recently rescinded the act, which gave protections to undocumented immigrants who arrived in America as children.  Lynn Ware Peek moderated the discussion.  

The Mountain Life - August 30, 2017

Aug 31, 2017

Lynn Ware Peek and Dave Cushing speak with naturopathic physician Dr. Alice Holman of Holman Health in Park City.  Then, Sarah Ockwell-Smith, a British mother of four who in the last five years has written six books on parenting, incuding her latest, "Gentle Discipline."

Should the Summit County Council raise property taxes?   Council member Glenn Wright breaks down the numbers.  Then, Snyderville Planning Commissioner Bea Peck talks about two big projects on the docket .  One is a 168-unit development on Rasmussen Road, that the developer says would be 70% affordable housing.  The other project consists of two new buildings at Quarry Village with “unique” characteristics. 

Today on The Mountain Life, Lynn and Tim explore creativity, from the history of humanity to the chair lifts of Park City's ski resorts.  First we speak with Dr. Agustin Fuentes, chair of Notre Dame’s Department of Anthropology and a National Geographic Explorer who has written a book called, "Creative Spark: How Imagination Made Humans Exceptional."

 

John Wells and Lynn Ware Peek speak with environmental writer McKay Jenkins, how has written an exhaustive account of GMO's.  His new book is called, "Food Fight:  GMO's and the Future of the American Diet."  

Then, an exploration into the concept of time, with New Yorker staff writer and National Book Award Finalist, Alan Burdick.  He explores the topic that we all think about, but never talk about in this depth: time.  Burdick's book is,  "Why Time Flies: A Mostly Scientific Exploration."

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