Opinion

great salt lake water rights...
Jeff Caplain

It’s not just the drought making the Great Salt Lake mediocre | My Minute of News

Can we still call it the Great Salt Lake? If you've been out to water's edge you know the Salt Lake isn't close to what it used to be, and it's our fault.
7 months ago
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Boyd Matheson

Opinion: Smartphones keep us distant from wisdom

Most Americans check their smartphones 96 times a day. Could you put yours down for a whole day? Boyd Matheson writes, doing so could change your world.
7 months ago
Biden Bears Ears...
Boyd Matheson

Opinion: The monumental volley and folly of Bears Ears

Boyd Matheson argues if we keep creating monuments like Bears Ears by executive order, we can keep expecting future politicians to undo and redo that work.
7 months ago
Millennials and Gen Z...
Curt Gresseth

How Millennials and Gen Z are changing politics

SALT LAKE CITY — As millennials (born 1981-1996) and Gen Z Americans (born 1997-2012) become more involved with politics, how will their influence change the two major political parties in the nation? Republican pollster and millennial Kristen Soltis Anderson discussed the changing political landscape involving these two groups of voters with Inside Sources host Boyd […]
7 months ago
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Boyd Matheson

Developing a listening heart: The beginning of understanding

Boyd Matheson takes a look at how our individual faith traditions may help us all develop what he calls a listening heart.
8 months ago
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Jeff Caplan, KSL NewsRadio

My Minute of News: What if humans could get their tails back?

Whether a monkey has a tail is controlled by one little gene (that was turned off in humans). What if we turned it back on?
8 months ago
health care costs...
Curt Gresseth

Health care costs can be reduced if Congress works together, says prof

SALT LAKE CITY — It can be hard to understand what’s happening with health care costs today, and it’s purposely designed that way; it’s bankrupting Americans and it doesn’t need to be that way, says a professor of economics. Utah State University Professor Henry Eyring said there are bipartisan solutions that policymakers could implement to […]
8 months ago
Kyle Brown holds a flag as he crosses the finish line 

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Amanda Dickson

Heart of Utah | Opinion “I haven’t missed out on a thing”

We aired a Heart of Utah report this morning on KSL Newsradio that stayed with me, as powerful stories sometimes do.
8 months ago
A woman taking time to stop and smell the roses.

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Boyd Matheson

Weary? Take a timeout for sacred idleness.

If you're feeling a little weary today, if you're worn out a bit, it may be worth it to set aside time for a moment of rejuvenating rest and sacred idleness.
8 months ago
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Jeff Caplan

My Minute of News: Start your Christmas shopping now. We’re serious.

Jeff Caplan says it's already time to ask your kids what they want for Christmas and start your shopping -- because of a shortage of shipping containers.
8 months ago
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Curt Gresseth

The biggest threats to the US, according to Democrats and Republicans

"I think the danger for Democrats is, if you label half the nation as one of the greatest threats to the nation, you're not exactly going to win them over in a popularity contest."
8 months ago
Relentlessly Resilient widow of Utahn killed in afghanistan war memorial...
Amanda Dickson

Opinion: There should be a memorial for veterans of the War on Terror

Amanda Dickson adds her voice to those who believe a memorial to those who lost their lives in the War on Terror belongs in our nation's capital.
8 months ago
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Curt Gresseth

Ending unemployment benefit early to fill jobs didn’t work, says state rep

The theory was ending the pandemic unemployment benefit early would move Utahns back into jobs, but the numbers show that did not happen.
8 months ago
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Jeff Caplan

9/11: Why witnessing the first draft of history isn’t so great for the witnesses

On 9/11, KSL NewsRadio's Jeff Caplan was anchoring at WCBS in New York. 20 years later, his memories of that day continue to haunt him.
8 months ago
apartment for adults with autism...
Curt Gresseth

Matching people with autism to tech jobs in Utah

Auticon.us, a global consulting firm that helps place adults with autism in tech-sector jobs, has just opened an office in South Salt Lake.
8 months ago
Biden courts executive orders struck down...
Boyd Matheson

Opinion: Executive orders show Congress needs to take back its authority

On the court cases involving immigration, oil and gas leasing and an extension on the federal eviction moratorium, the Biden administration went down swinging.
9 months ago
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Jeff Caplan

My Minute of News: Afghan baby born on US jet shows freedom in “Reach”

Jeff Caplan wanted to make sure the story of an Afghan baby who was born in the midst of the Kabul airlift doesn't get lost. 
9 months ago
Afghanistan chaos...
Curt Gresseth

Chaos, collapse in Afghanistan preventable, McMaster says

McMaster said what's unfolding in Afghanistan now is what happens when the United States surrenders to the Taliban -- a terror organization.
9 months ago
Afghanistan chaos...
KSL NewsRadio

Inside the Oval Office: H.R. McMaster gives a look behind the scenes

SALT LAKE CITY — Former National Security Advisor H.R. McMaster joins Boyd Matheson at 1:15 pm to discuss what it’s like to be in the Oval Office and giving advice to a president who has to make military decisions.  Tune in below. This story will be updated.
9 months ago
back to college utah university vaccine require...
Curt Gresseth

For adults wondering if it’s too late to go back to college, the answer is no

It's not too late for adults to go back to college (or even start college) said the vice president for student affairs at Utah Valley University.
9 months ago
government taxes...
Boyd Matheson

Are the taxes you pay worth the benefits government delivers?

The majority of Americans don't think their taxes are worth the benefits of the government. But I say it is worth it.
9 months ago
redistricting utah...
Amanda Dickson

Opinion: The high-stake musical chairs game of redistricting, explained

Redistricting "affects federal grants. It affects money from the federal and the state. It affects everyone," Sen. Karen Mayne said on A Woman's View.
9 months ago
how to break up with your phone...
Jeff Caplan

My Minute of News: I want to break up with my phone, but how?!

Jeff Caplan wants to break up with his phone, but he has absolutely no idea how to go about doing so. Still, some places have some pretty nice incentives.
9 months ago
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Curt Gresseth

S.L. County D.A. joins national call for (better) justice for all

More than 100 prosecutors nationwide, including Salt Lake County District Attorney Sim Gill, wrote the president calling for criminal justice reform.
9 months ago