Opinion

A Utah Highway Patrol trooper enforces the speed limit in a construction zone on I-80 near 1700 Eas...
Jeff Caplan

Jeff Caplan’s Minute of News: Speeding ticket excuses that won’t work

Editor’s note: This is an editorial piece. An editorial, like a news article, is based on fact but also shares opinions. The opinions expressed here are solely those of the author and are not associated with our newsroom. SALT LAKE CITY — It’s well documented Utah has had a problem with speeding lately. More drivers […]
2 months ago
Journalists in Russia have been threatened and killed for doing their jobs....
Jeff Caplan

Jeff Caplan’s Minute of News: A deadly career choice — journalists in Russia

Nearly two dozen journalists in Russia have lost their lives doing their jobs. Jeff Caplan explores what it's like to work in the country.
2 months ago
what is an oligarch...
Jeff Caplan

Jeff Caplan’s Minute of News: What is an oligarch anyway?

An oligarch is a member of an oligarchy, or, a small group of people with control over a country, organization, or institution.
3 months ago
Oxycodone is the generic name for a range of opoid pain killing tablets. Prescription bottle for Ox...
Curt Gresseth

Can mindfulness curb opioid addiction and pain? U. of U. researchers says it can help.

A University of Utah researcher says mindfulness can stop the opioid epidemic and chronic pain.
3 months ago
In this undated photo provided by the Portuguese Navy, smoke billows from the burning Felicity Ace ...
Jeff Caplan

Jeff Caplan’s Minute of News: The ship that didn’t come in

A crewless ship on fire in the middle of the Atlantic contains precious cargo. Singed, expensive, eagerly awaited precious cargo.
3 months ago
TikTok teen...
Curt Gresseth

Is TikTok hurting your teen? Parents can help says counselor

Parents can help their teen make better decisions about their interactions with social media platforms like TikTok.
3 months ago
Amazon Marriott-Slaterville...
Jeff Caplan

Jeff Caplan’s Minute of News: Let Amazon drivers do their job

A TikTok trend has KSL NewsRadio's Jeff Caplan fired up. Why is it okay to demand Amazon drivers do anything but, drive and deliver?
3 months ago
misinformation...
Amanda Dickson

Opinion: The common denominator driving misinformation is fear

The answer, says Amanda Dickson, is fear. She says we cannot let fear, in the guise of misinformation, lead us astray.
3 months ago
Putin superbowl ring...
Simone Seikaly

Jeff Caplan’s Minute of News: Vladimir Putin’s Super Bowl ring

This story is about how Russian President Vladimir Putin got hold of a Super Bowl ring, and what it tells us about the man.
3 months ago
choking during competition...
Amanda Dickson

The psychology of choking during competition, or any high stress event

One researcher says that the most highly performing people in the world are most susceptible to choking under pressure, or during competition.
3 months ago
utah utes win Pac-12 championship and head to rose bowl...
Curt Gresseth

Britain Covey on the art of the punt return, the healing power of horses and prepping for the NFL

Britain Covey, star U of U football wide receiver and punt returner, talks about prepping for the NFL, fickle fans on social media, the healing power of horses and life lessons learned from football.
3 months ago
Amanda Dickson with Mitt Romney, days before the opening ceremony of the Salt Lake 2002 Winter Game...
Amanda Dickson

Remembering Salt Lake 2002 during the opening ceremony in Beijing

Amanda Dickson remembers the excitement and the hope of Salt Lake 2002, as we prepare for the Beijing 2022 opening ceremony.
3 months ago
In this 1915-1923 photo made available by the Library of Congress, a doctor examines a child with a...
Curt Gresseth

One economist says life today is simpler than you may think

Without having to spend time hunting and gathering, one economist says we live the real simple life.
3 months ago
Utah 2022 legislative session...
Curt Gresseth

Blue states joining Red in axing taxes

Traditionally, Red State politicians focus on cutting income taxes and Blue States, sales taxes. A Tax Foundation expert joins Inside Sources to explain that the tax picture in the year ahead for all taxpayers (Red, Blue and Purple) is looking bright.
4 months ago
homeless in Utah...
Curt Gresseth

Help the homeless in Utah by shattering myths, says Utah advocate

Common misconceptions about the homeless in Utah include whether they work, or have families, and how many are LGBTQ youth.
4 months ago
FILE - A convoy of Russian armored vehicles moves along a highway in Crimea, Tuesday, Jan. 18, 2022...
Curt Gresseth

Russian troops crowd Ukraine’s border. One Utahn has been there, done that.

Russian troops are massing on Ukraine's border. For one Utahn, he was in the thick of it the last time Russia invaded. Both then and now, the Olympic Games were starting in Beijing.
4 months ago
Tonga volcano...
Jeff Caplan

Jeff Caplan’s Minute of News: Silence as Tongans await return to the grid

A fiber optic cable the size of a garden hose connected Tonga to the grid before the volcano. It takes a special ship, and time, to repair.
4 months ago
biden's first year...
Curt Gresseth

Biden’s first year in White House? Utah Reps. Owens and Moore weigh in

Both said Mr. Biden's first year ranked poorly because of inflation, the US-Mexico border and the withdrawal from Afghanistan.
4 months ago
Great Salt Lake low water...
Curt Gresseth

Great Salt Lake could use your help now, says expert

The Great Salt Lake is an essential stopover for migrating birds and a financial driver of the state economy, but it is suffering historic water lows amid a drought. The good news, says a water-conservation expert, is residents and legislators have the tools needed to raise the water levels of the lake back again.
4 months ago
Rev. Martin Luther King Jr....
Jeff Caplan

My Minute of News: The qualities that made MLK’s famous speech so famous

The reason MLK's "I have a dream" speech is so famous, so enduring, boils down to the time, the place,and mostly, the words.
4 months ago
vaccinate the world...
Curt Gresseth

How to vaccinate the whole world (not just rich countries) against COVID

A global-supply chain expert discusses the steps necessary to vaccinate the whole world -- not just wealthy countries -- against COVID-19.
4 months ago
FILE - Violent insurrectionists loyal to President Donald Trump stand outside the U.S. Capitol in W...
Curt Gresseth

Utah Rep. Curtis reflects on US Capitol riot one year later

Rep. John Curtis says there's a lot that isn't known about the Capitol riot, or about the scar it created in Congress.
4 months ago
Utah State Flag...
Curt Gresseth

Is it time for Utah to upgrade the state flag?

A state task force is taking steps to design a new flag for Utah and it wants your help in coming up with a new and better design.
5 months ago
interest rates...
Curt Gresseth

Inflation usually makes the Fed hike interest rates. Here’s what that means

Inflation is on the rise, and to combat this, the Fed will start to raise interest rates. And it'll do that by buying fewer bonds.
5 months ago