Opinion

Mother's Day gifts aren't always necessary. Sometimes moms just want quality time....
Amanda Dickson

Dickson: Mother’s Day gifts we moms really want

Buying Mother's Day gifts isn't always necessary. Some times, all your mom might want is time. Here's why real time is worth so much more.
10 months ago
The 1983 floods left State Street in downtown Salt Lake looking like a river....
Amanda Dickson

Dickson: “I surfed State Street” and other memories of the 1983 floods

The 1983 floods left State Street a river, with makeshift pedestrian and car bridges. It was reminiscent of Fort Lauderdale, Florida and its canals.
11 months ago
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Amanda Dickson

Dickson: Sequestering the jury in the age of iPhones and the Vallow Daybell trial

The judge in the Lori Vallow Daybell murder trial, Judge Steven Boyce, hinted in court this week that he is considering sequestering the jury.
11 months ago
Is the snow beautiful or does it suck?...
Amanda Dickson

Dickson: Why we’re grumpy about snow after December

It seems like winter will never end here in the Rocky Mountain West. But why does the snow seem so much more miserable in April?
11 months ago
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Greg Skordas

Skordas: Lori Vallow Daybell being spared the death penalty isn’t surprising

Was the thought of the death penalty for Lori Vallow Daybell even viable? Let's dive into what the law says about her chances.
11 months ago
"Society pits homeschooling and public schooling against each other, and it's a farce," said Kimber...
Amanda Dickson

Opinion: Public and homeschool teachers are on the same side

Homeschool and public school teaching are often pitted against each other. But they may have more in common than you think.
11 months ago
An attempt to ban books in Utah has been met with someone trying to ban the bible....
Amanda Dickson

Opinion: Would we need to ban books in school if parents just parented?

Are these attempts to ban books about the books or the parenting? Amanda Dickson explores what happens if parents parented.
11 months ago
Zions Bank branch at 7015 South Highland Dr. Cottonwood Heights on Tuesday, March 14, 2023. Zions B...
Curt Gresseth

Are joint bank accounts good or bad for couples?

Are joint bank accounts good or bad for a marriage. Dave and Debbie share their experiences.
11 months ago
Highly Sensitive People...
Amanda Dickson

Opinion: The science of Highly Sensitive People

Dr. Elaine Aron coined the term 30 years ago. She found that brain scans of Highly Sensative People are different than scans of non-HSPs.
12 months ago
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Amanda Dickson

Opinion: The problem with teachers quitting is parents

Parents are failing, miserably, to teach their children respect. If we want to know why teachers are quitting, we need to look in the mirror.
12 months ago
When it comes to most of life, and especially student loan debt, you can't think about what's fair....
Amanda Dickson

Opinion: Student loan debt relief is not about fairness

Here's what it's like to hear about forgiving student loan debt when you have saved for years. Maybe forgiveness is the first step to everyone's success.
1 year ago
I continue to learn so much from my teenage sons. Last night was Ethan's final game of his basketba...
Amanda Dickson

Opinion: How to handle the final game of your child’s basketball career

The final game of my teen son's basketball career had me worried, but then taught me something amazing about attitude.
1 year ago
Former President Jimmy Carter is entering hospice care after a series of hospital visits....
Boyd Matheson

Boyd Matheson’s Think Again: Jimmy Carter’s cause for American Confidence

President Jimmy Carter begins the end of his most extraordinary life. He had a quiet confidence that led to success. Let's honor it with this exploration.
1 year ago
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Amanda Dickson

Opinion: I found sportsmanship at an Ogden high school

I've been complaining recently about the lack of sportsmanship in high school sports. Well, I feel I must tell you now that I found an example of superior sportsmanship at a school in Ogden this week.
1 year ago
KSL NewsRadio host Amanda Dickson introduces us to her associate producer Kate Davis, and uses Kate...
Amanda Dickson

Opinion: How to be a superstar in your workplace — show kindness

We can't control the behavior of others, but we can have an impact on our friends and coworkers by consciously exhibiting kindness in theh workplace.
1 year ago
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Amanda Dickson

Opinion: A jail at Eagles stadium to deal with unruly fans?

The Philadelphia Eagles will face the Kansas City Chiefs this weekend in the Superbowl. How well will fans behave?
1 year ago
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Amanda Dickson

Opinion: 6 thoughts we have before we call in sick to work

We all have those thoughts before we call in sick. From the paranoid to the considerate, here are some thoughts about making that call.
1 year ago
A group of high school students stand on a basketball court during a free throw. (Amanda Dickson/KS...
Amanda Dickson

Opinion: Is sportsmanship dead in high school basketball?

After a weekend basketball game, it's clear some of our students have a lot of learn when it comes to civility and sportsmanship.
1 year ago
Utah's Morning News anchor Tim Hughes relays the experience he had with his wife Becki, when, after...
Tim Hughes

Opinion: A relaxing vacation featuring baby turtles on the front lines of nature!

While vacationing recently, Utah's Morning News host Tim Hughes and his family had the chance to help baby turtles begin their long journey.
1 year ago
One of the hosts of Utah's Morning News, Amanda Dickson, describes the first hours of her early shi...
Amanda Dickson

Opinion: Takeaways from the early hours in the Utah people’s house

The Utah Capitol, sometimes called the people's house, was quiet in the first hours of the first day of the 2023 legislative session.
1 year ago
BURBANK, CALIFORNIA - DECEMBER 06: A cold and flu medicine shelf is empty in a CVS pharmacy on Dece...
Amanda Dickson

Opinion: Is everyone you know sick in Utah?

Does it seem like people are more people are sick in Utah? The numbers are there to back up that viruses — yes multiple — are working their way around.
1 year ago
Republican Party failed to vote on a new House Speaker on Tuesday. An expert joins KSL NewsRadio to...
Mark Jones

Republican Party can’t decide on House Speaker. What does this mean?

Republican Party failed to vote on a new House Speaker on Tuesday. An expert joins KSL NewsRadio to discuss what this means.
1 year ago
The Utes lose at the 109th Rose Bowl in Pasadena, Calif....
Amanda Dickson

Opinion: We love our Utes, lose or win at the Rose Bowl

We watched the Utes lose the final Rose Bowl game as we know it. But love them anyway — it's how you know you're a real fan.
1 year ago
University of Utah football fans cheer for their team...
Amanda Dickson

Opinion: Do real University of Utah football fans travel with the team?

If you don't travel with the University of Utah football team, does that mean you're not a rabid fan? Is there a way to be a fan from home?
1 year ago

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