Opinion

fentanyl overdose...
Curt Gresseth

Fentanyl overdoses killing more Americans than COVID-19

Between 2020 and 2021, nearly 79,000 Americans between 18 and 45 years old died of fentanyl overdoses. A professional at Huntsman Mental Health talks about ways to help a friend or loved one struggling with an addiction.
8 months ago
which utah businesses are recovering...
Curt Gresseth

Which Utah businesses have recovered from the pandemic?

As 2022 approaches, Utah businesses are in good shape
8 months ago
FILE -- Rabbi Benny Zippel of Chabad Lubavitch of Utah conducts the ceremony as the lighting of a m...
Curt Gresseth

One person can be the light for someone in a dark place, says rabbi

Utah Rabbi Avremi Zippel is working to create a dedicated webpage for young Jewish professionals to help them help those in despair.
8 months ago
Disabled parent in wheelchair with children. Photo: Canva...
Curt Gresseth

Government regulations can hurt parents with disabilities. Here’s how we fix that, says advocate.

A tweak to federal Medicaid regulations could allow a parents with disabilities to receive help with parenting from a personal assistant.
8 months ago
astronaut pins...
Jeff Caplan

Astronaut wings being phased out, “too many people going to space” says FAA

The FAA will award astronaut wings for only a few more weeks because "too many people are launching into space," the agency said.
8 months ago
Izzy life celebrated...
Curt Gresseth

After girl’s death by suicide, Utah lawmaker is on a mission to stop bullying

On Saturday, state Rep. Sandra Hollins is bringing teachers together during a conference Saturday in Salt Lake City to end bullying forever.
8 months ago
FILE - This Friday, Feb. 16, 2018, file photo shows application icons from left, Facebook, Facebook...
Curt Gresseth

Social-media envy got you down during Christmas? Doc has holiday tips.

Social media can unplug your Christmas lights, if you are not careful. A mental health expert stuffs your stockings with tips and advice on how to avoid sliding into holiday depression.
8 months ago
10 of Salt Lake City Streets Division's snowplows remain nameless. The public has a chance to chang...
Jeff Caplan

My Minute of News: A poem for nameless Salt Lake City snowplows

Salt Lake City is allowing you to name 10 nameless snowplows in its fleet.
8 months ago
Pearl Harbor...
Curt Gresseth

Child survivor remembers attack on Pearl Harbor — 80 years ago

A man remembers the Pearl Harbor attack as a 3-year-old watching Japanese bombers fly over his home on the island of O'ahu Dec. 7, 1941.
8 months ago
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Curt Gresseth

Dropping ‘Big Lie’ a good first step toward compromise, says former Arizona senator

A first step toward compromise for Republicans is dropping the "Big Lie" about the last presidential election, says former Arizona Sen. Jeff Flake who is about to be sworn in as the next ambassador to Turkey.
8 months ago
neighborhood...
Curt Gresseth

Improving neighborhoods –gentrification — doesn’t have to involve displacing people, says expert

The gentrification of declining neighborhoods is done best when the improvements don't displace the people who once lived there
9 months ago
dialogue...
Curt Gresseth

Dialogue is dying. Here’s how you can save it.

SALT LAKE CITY — With Thanksgiving days away, families will gather around a table to talk. But will the talk be real dialogue or debate? What’s the difference?  Utah State University professor Scott Hammond of the Jon M. Huntsman School of Business joins Inside Sources host Boyd Matheson to talk about the value of dialogue […]
9 months ago
democratic socialism...
Curt Gresseth

Democratic socialism becoming less scary for Americans, says author

Democratic socialist policies are always about the price tag and not what they do to make life better for voters, says an author and teacher.
9 months ago
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Amber Gentry

Bridging the divides: Tim Shriver on the benefit of doubt

The importance of giving someone the benefit of the doubt, said Inside Sources guest Tim Shriver, can help bridge the American divides.
9 months ago
duty to end violence...
Amanda Dickson

Opinion: We have been shirking our duty to end violence

Students and passengers punching teachers and flight attendants are reminders, says KSL NewsRadio's Amanda Dickson, of our duty to end violence.
9 months ago
Ben McAdams...
Curt Gresseth

Now outside looking in, McAdams said Utahns care about solving problems not political games

Former Utah Rep. Ben McAdams said passing legislation to free up traffic and clean up the air -- infrastructure -- is all that matters to Utahns, not which political party claims credit for doing so.
9 months ago
President Joe Biden walks with House Speaker Nancy Pelosi of Calif., on Capitol Hill in Washington,...
Boyd Matheson

Biden wins on infrastructure but can he score with social safety net?

Now the focus moves to a $1.75 trillion investment in social safety, namely, climate, child care, preschool education, paid parental leave, and elder care.
9 months ago
suffering...
Curt Gresseth

Is suffering good? Author describes balancing pleasure with pain

Some people seek to add meaning to their life through struggle and challenge, said an author and psychology professor.
10 months ago
local election...
Curt Gresseth

Don’t trust your local election? Visit your polling place and see for yourself

If you doubt the security, integrity or transparency of your local election, go visit your county clerk because he or she will be glad to show you the safeguards in place to protect your vote.
10 months ago
Life lessons...
Boyd Matheson

Opinion: Life lessons to learn from those who have passed

During Halloween week, and anytime, we can learn some of life's lessons from those who have passed.
10 months ago
token Republicans...
Amanda Dickson

Opinion: There should be no token Republicans, or tokens in general

Amanda Dickson, co-host of Utah's Morning News and A Woman's View, discusses Meghan McCain's dismay at being a token Republican on The View.
10 months ago
global supply chain...
Curt Gresseth

Pent-up worldwide demand squeezing global supply chain

"[The global supply-chain crisis] is probably gonna get worse before it gets better," said Miles Hansen, president and CEO of World Trade Center Utah.
10 months ago
Great Salt Lake low water...
Curt Gresseth

Thirsty Great Salt Lake just got a little help from its friends

Rio Tinto Kennecott and the Central Utah Water Conservancy District donated water rights to the shrinking Great Salt Lake to help reverse a troubling trend.
10 months ago
Secretary of State...
Curt Gresseth

Jon Huntsman Jr. remembers his neighbor and friend Colin Powell

Former Utah governor Jon Huntsman Jr. reflects on former Secretary of Defense Colin Powell who died at 84 from complications of COVID-19.
10 months ago