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A Woman's View with Amanda Dickson

You're used to hearing Amanda Dickson on the weekdays as the anchor of Utah's Morning News on KSL Newsradio. Now get to know her a little better as she takes on news, politics, education, health, family and more with her panel of fascinating Utah women.
May 16, 2022

How do we have a more age- friendly community?

How do we have a more age-friendly community? How do we support our elders, our parents and grandparents, so they can live with freedom and comfort? KSL Newsradio's Amanda Dickson talked with her guests on A Woman's View about how we do better by our older generation. Her guests ...   (08:00)
May 16, 2022

The Taliban in Afghanistan has ordered women to cover in public from head to toe.

The Taliban government in Afghanistan has now ordered all women to cover themselves in public from head to toe. When KSL Newsradio's Amanda Dickson read that, her heart broke. She wanted to get feedback from her guests on A Woman's View. Her guests this week include former Utah S...   (07:59)
May 16, 2022

What is age appropriate content for books in Utah schools?

The Utah Attorney General's office is giving guidance to schools about when the library should pull a book in response to a complaint from a parent. We know that students do not leave their first amendment rights at the school house steps, that they have a right to read books and...   (08:05)
May 16, 2022

Do you agree with Sen. Mike Lee about LGBTQ TV characters?

Senator Mike Lee is calling for a new TV rating so that parents can block their children from watching disturbing content which, in his mind, includes LGBTQ+ characters. KSL Newsradio's Amanda Dickson wanted to know how her guests on A Woman's View felt about this. Her guests thi...   (08:00)
May 6, 2022

Thinking of our mothers and those who mother this Mother's Day

KSL Newsradio's Amanda Dickson wanted to take a moment to remember our mothers and to honor everyone who mothers. Her guests this week include Ginette Bott, President and CEO of the Utah Food Bank, Nancy Lord, former Utah Republican National Committeewoman, and Cassie Bingham, Pr...   (08:00)
May 6, 2022

Have you ever thought about giving up social media?

Have you ever thought about shutting off your social media, just turning off your Facebook, your Instagram, your Twitter? Some people have turned it all off and found so much more productivity they almost didn't know what to do with themselves. KSL Newsradio's Amanda Dickson want...   (08:00)
May 6, 2022

What more can we do to welcome refugees to Utah?

Utah has accepted refugees from all over the world, most recently from Afghanistan and now Ukraine. There are students in our schools speaking 100 different languages, some never having been in a classroom. KSL Newsradio's  Amanda Dickson wanted to ask her guests on A Woman's Vi...   (08:00)
May 6, 2022

How do you feel about overturning Roe v. Wade?

This week we saw a draft opinion from the Supreme Court leaked to the public that shows the Court is planning on reversing the landmark decision Roe v. Wade. KSL Newsradio's Amanda Dickson wanted to ask her guests on A Woman's View what they thought about this major change in the...   (08:01)
May 2, 2022

BONUS EPISODE: The #1 thing refugees in Utah need

KSL Newsradio's Amanda Dickson had the chance to sit down with two refugee liaisons from the Granite School District, Danjuma Alcala and Ghasaq Maiber. She was so impressed with the work they do and the people they are, that she wanted to share the whole of the interview here. Th...   (17:45)
April 29, 2022

The future of Twitter under Elon Musk

How do you see the future of Twitter under Elon Musk? Do you foresee much change at all? KSL Newsradio's Amanda Dickson wanted to find out what her guests on A Woman's View think. Her guests this week include Dr. Delania Tonks, principal of Mountain Heights Academy, and Ashley Th...   (08:00)
April 29, 2022

A football coach's prayer on the 50 yard line

A football coach was fired after he refused to stop going to the 50 yard line after games to pray. No players were required to join him, but would they have felt pressured to? KSL Newsradio's Amanda Dickson thought this was a fascinating case and asked her guests on A Woman's Vie...   (08:00)
April 29, 2022

What do you think about Utah Democrats putting Evan McMullin on the ballot?

It's been more than 50 years since Utah put a Democrat in the U.S. Senate, which may be part of the thinking behind the party's decision to put an Independent candidate, Evan McMullin, on the ballot to go up against the Republican, likely to be the incumbent Mike Lee. KSL Newsrad...   (08:00)
April 29, 2022

Sharing memories of Senator Orrin Hatch

Utah's former senior Senator Orrin Hatch passed away last weekend. KSL Newsradio's Amanda Dickson wanted to take a moment to share memories of one of Utah's great statesman with her guests on A Woman's View. Her guests this week include Dr. Delania Tonks, principal of Mountain He...   (08:30)
April 25, 2022

Book club recommendations with Amanda and guests

There is so much going on in the world, it's important to have escape, as well. KSL Newsradio's Amanda Dickson loves to read and watch series on Netflix and Prime. She asked her guests this week if they would share a book or show they've been enjoying. Her guests this week includ...   (07:33)
April 25, 2022

How would you feel about a 4 day work week?

In California there is a bill that would make a four day work week the law for companies over 500 employees. There are other countries that do this and companies that are already doing this. Is it a good idea? KSL Newsradio's Amanda Dickson wanted to find out what her guests thin...   (08:30)
April 25, 2022

One Kind Act a Day - We can handle that.

One Kind Act a Day. I can handle that. Pay for the car behind you or even just a smile. KSL Newsradio's Amanda Dickson has seen the billboards suggesting we all do one kind act a day and thinks it's a great idea. She wanted to find out how her guests feel about it on A Woman's Vi...   (08:16)
April 25, 2022

"We can't be on fire because other people are on fire if we want the fire to go out."

A week or so ago, Tucker Carlson went on a rant against Utah Governor Spencer Cox, taking the governor's comments being inclusive toward a teenager out of context. KSL Newsradio's Amanda Dickson wanted to get her guests' takes on A Woman's View on how we get beyond the ranting. H...   (08:26)
April 11, 2022

When parents disagree on vaccinating their child

What happens when a divorced couple with shared custody of their children disagree on whether or not their children should be vaccinated? Or disagree on any medical decision? KSL Newsradio's Amanda Dickson asks her guests on A Woman's View. Her guests this week include Dr. Tamara...   (07:30)
April 11, 2022

Former Pres. Trump's impression of Putin now - He just loves his people.

Former President Trump said of Russian President Putin that he just loves his people. KSL Newsradio's Amanda Dickson wanted to ask her guests on A Woman's View how they interpret that statement in light of what Putin is doing in Ukraine. Her guests this week include Dr. Tamara Sh...   (08:30)
April 11, 2022

"Every morning I pull up my phone to see if Ukraine is still there."

As the world is witnessing war crimes in Ukraine, many people wish there was more we could do. We know the risk of doing more is the possibility of Putin launching a chemical or even nuclear attack, but what is the cost of NOT doing more? KSL Newsradio's Amanda Dickson asks her g...   (08:30)
April 11, 2022

People hoping for Supreme Court Justices to vote politically are often disappointed

We watched Judge Ketanji Brown Jackson be confirmed to the United States Supreme Court this week with a vote of 53-47. She went through the same partisan experience Justice Amy Coney Barrett went through, in fact Justice Barrett's was even more partisan with no senator crossing o...   (08:30)
March 31, 2022

Special Woman's View with Sheri Dew - Peace in the World

This Sunday, KSL Newsradio's Amanda Dickson spends an hour talking about the need for peace with Sheri Dew, Executive Vice President and Chief Content Officer of the Deseret Management Corporation and biographer of several presidents of the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Sa...   (07:28)
March 31, 2022

Special Woman's View with Sheri Dew - Peace and Social Media

This Sunday, KSL Newsradio's Amanda Dickson spends an hour talking about the need for peace with Sheri Dew, Executive Vice President and Chief Content Officer of the Deseret Management Corporation and biographer of several presidents of the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Sa...   (08:01)
March 31, 2022

Special Woman's View with Sheri Dew - Peace in our Schools

This Sunday, KSL Newsradio's Amanda Dickson spends an hour talking about the need for peace with Sheri Dew, Executive Vice President and Chief Content Officer of the Deseret Management Corporation and biographer of several presidents of the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Sa...   (07:48)
March 31, 2022

Special Woman's View with Sheri Dew - Peace in Ourselves

This Sunday, KSL Newsradio's Amanda Dickson spends an hour talking about the need for peace with Sheri Dew, Executive Vice President and Chief Content Officer of the Deseret Management Corporation and biographer of several presidents of the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Sa...   (07:59)
March 25, 2022

Enjoying basketball when the world is on fire

How do we enjoy March Madness - or anything light hearted - when the war is going on in Ukraine? Do you ever have that moment when you pause and wonder how you can enjoy something when the world is on fire? KSL Newsradio's Amanda Dickson asked her guests this question on A Woman'...   (08:00)
March 25, 2022

Integrity was missing from the transgender bill negotiation

The discussion of transgender girls participating in high school and middle school sports in Utah public schools has been front and center this week after Governor Cox vetoed the bill prohibiting it and wrote a letter explaining why. His veto and letter made national news. KSL Ne...   (08:32)
March 25, 2022

Utah's lawsuit over gerrymandering

After a multi-year process to draw Utah's districts in an independent way, Utah's legislature threw out that process and drew the districts in a partisan way - which has now prompted a lawsuit. KSL Newsradio's Amanda Dickson asked her guests on A Woman's View what they think of t...   (08:29)
March 25, 2022

What were your impressions of Supreme Court nominee Judge Ketanji Brown Jackson?

We saw an intense week of questioning of the nominee for the Supreme Court, Judge Ketanji Brown Jackson, before the Senate Judiciary Committee this week. KSL Newsradio's Amanda Dickson asked her guests on A Woman's View for their impressions of the hearings and the nominee. Her g...   (08:30)
March 21, 2022

Romney 2024?

Has the thought of Mitt Romney running for president again crossed your mind? Would he stand a chance at winning the Republican nomination or is Trump the shoe-in? KSL Newsradio's Amanda Dickson wanted to get some feedback from her guests on A Woman's View. Her guests this week i...   (07:14)
March 18, 2022

The unique importance and bravery of war correspondents

We have seen several members of the press be killed in Ukraine thus far, both American and from other countries. It is so painfully obvious how important their role is in light of Putin's lies and propaganda. KSL Newsradio's Amanda Dickson talked about the bravery of war correspo...   (08:27)
March 18, 2022

Should the U.S. institute a no-fly zone over Ukraine?

Ukrainian President Volodymyr Zelensky has asked our country for a no-fly zone over his country, calling his request for a "humanitarian no-fly zone." KSL Newsradio's Amanda Dickson asked her guests on A Woman's View whether a fear of Putin's using a nuclear weapon is enough to k...   (08:30)
March 18, 2022

Ukrainian President Zelensky's plea to Congress

Americans were moved by Ukrainian President's Volodymyr Zelensky's address to Congress this week. He reminded us of our history and asked President Biden to be the leader of peace. KSL Newsradio's Amanda Dickson asked her guests on A Woman's View to share their reactions to his p...   (08:33)
March 11, 2022

Do you see expert advice as a "tyranny of expertise"?

Senator Rand Paul was here in Salt Lake City at an event for Senator Mike Lee. They talked about what they called "tyranny of expertise" in relation to Dr. Fauci. KSL Newsradio's Amanda Dickson asked her guests on A Woman's View if they see the advice of experts as a tyranny. Her...   (08:00)
March 11, 2022

Should transgender girls be allowed to compete in sports?

Is it fair for transgender girl athletes to compete in sports? The Utah legislature passed a bill that would prohibit their participation in competitive sports in public schools. Is this the right decision? Is their unfair advantage more important than their mental health? KSL Ne...   (08:17)
March 11, 2022

How much profit is enough profit for oil and gas companies when Americans are suffering?

How much profit is enough profit for the oil companies? An economic expert told KSL Newsradio's Amanda Dickson that everything over $50 a barrel is pure profit, so is it reasonable to ask the oil companies to reduce their profit when oil is $110 a barrel? Isn't it a matter of nat...   (08:17)
March 11, 2022

Thoughts as we watch another Iron Curtain try to close

So many of us are focused daily on what's happening in Ukraine. We watch in awe the courage of the Ukrainians and the horror of the Russian army targeting hospitals. KSL Newsradio's Amanda Dickson wanted to get her guests' thoughts on this topic on A Woman's View. Her guests this...   (08:27)
March 7, 2022

Would you be in favor of a Die with Dignity law in Utah?

There was a Die with Dignity bill before the Utah legislature this year that didn't go anywhere. KSL Newsradio's Amanda Dickson wanted to ask her guests how they feel about having a law that would allow people with a terminal illness to have some say about how they leave this lif...   (08:01)
March 7, 2022

We worry about gas prices, but not gas policy.

With a war in Europe and the pandemic not quite over, it may be understandable that the world didn't focus on the UN climate report this past week. And yet, the war will end and the pandemic is ending, but the climate change threat is reaching a point of no return. When will it b...   (08:11)
March 7, 2022

Impressions of the State of the Union

President Biden's State of the Union speech had a number of notable moments, the most important of which was the sense of unity showed for our support of Ukraine. KSL Newsradio's Amanda Dickson talked about the healing feeling she experienced from seeing the hall stand together a...   (08:01)
March 7, 2022

All glory to Ukraine!

The world has been inspired watching the people of Ukraine fight to protect their homeland against the Russian army. KSL Newsradio's Amanda Dickson asked her guests on A Woman's View what their thoughts are as they watch the tragedy unfolding there and the response from people ar...   (08:33)
February 28, 2022

Insight into a 4-year-old shooting at a police officer

A 4-year-old boy picked up a gun and shot at police officers in a McDonald's parking lot. He was directed by his father to do so. The officers did not return fire because, with their amazing reflexes, they saw it was a child. There are so many layers of tragedy here. KSL Newsradi...   (08:21)
February 28, 2022

The murder of Ahmaud Arbery - a modern day lynching

Ahmaud Arbery's killers were convicted last week of hate crimes in federal court. They had already been convicted of murdering him. The killing of this man who was jogging through a neighborhood has been described as a "modern day lynching," and KSL Newsradio's Amanda Dickson wan...   (08:00)
February 28, 2022

What did WWII teach us that we can use here with Putin?

What did WWII teach us about when and how we should respond to a dictator's trying to take over a neighbor? Is there a right or wrong answer? KSL Newsradio's Amanda Dickson put this question to her guests on A Woman's View. Her guests this week include Kathy Nelson with Salt Lake...   (08:31)
February 28, 2022

Some Ukrainians have nicknamed Putin "Putler" after Hitler.

In the early days of the Russian invasion of Ukraine, all of us who love freedom are mortified. We pray daily for the Ukrainians. We wonder what can bring peace to that part of the world. How will the world deal with this bully? KSL Newsradio's Amanda Dickson asked her guests on ...   (08:31)
February 21, 2022

Should members of Congress be allowed to own stock?

Should you be able to buy and sell stock if you are serving in Congress? Every member of Congress is privy to information that the rest of the public is not privy to in some form, whether classified or not. We are not briefed by experts in the agriculture or foreign affairs or ec...   (08:28)
February 21, 2022

A doctor's prescription to go to a national park.

There are doctors in Canada who are prescribing visits to Canada's national parks. Can you imagine doctors doing that here? Instead of a anti-anxiety medication, your doctor writes a note saying you should go to Zions for a day? KSL Newsradio's Amanda Dickson wanted to find out h...   (08:23)
February 21, 2022

Utah's Clean Slate Law gives Utahans second chances.

Utah's Clean Slate Law went into effect last week. It automatically wipes minor offenses off of someone's record. KSL Newsradio's Amanda Dickson is a believer in second chances and likes this law. She wanted to find out how her guests on A Woman's View felt about it. Her guests t...   (08:16)
February 21, 2022

Unions are coming back as employees are standing up for themselves.

Unions are having a resurgence among younger workers. Generation Z workers are organizing at Starbucks and other places, wanting someone to represent them to management. KSL Newsradio's Amanda Dickson wanted to find out how her guests on A Woman's View felt about that. Her guests...   (08:22)
February 11, 2022

Valentine's Day is about love of all kinds, not just romantic love

Valentine's Day often focuses on romantic love, but KSL Newsradio's Amanda Dickson wants to broaden it to focus on love of all kinds. Love of family, friends, neighbors, children. She asks her guests on A Woman's View how they see the love holiday. Her guests this week include Fr...   (08:17)
February 11, 2022

Do you see removing the food tax as a hand out?

We learned this week that the Utah legislature will pass tax cuts in the form of income tax cuts rather than removing the tax on food. Their reason is that they want to give a hand up, not a hand out. KSL Newsradio's Amanda Dickson wanted to ask her guests on A Woman's View wheth...   (08:30)
February 11, 2022

How do we keep misinformation from blocking progress and people?

There was a bill before the Utah legislature that would have adopted digital driver licenses in Utah, but at the hearing, many citizens showed up and spoke out passionately against the bill because they believe it is part of a nefarious UN plot. Seriously. The bill got killed bec...   (08:16)
February 11, 2022

Have you caught the Olympic spirit? What moment sparked you?

Have you been caught up in the winter Olympics? If not before, did Nathan Chen's gold medal performance feed your soul - to see the joy on his face? KSL Newsradio's Amanda Dickson wanted to check in with her guests on A Woman's View. Her guests this week include Francine Gianni, ...   (08:22)
February 4, 2022

Are you as excited about these Olympics? I hope we can be.

Are you as excited about this Olympics? The cooled relations with China and the pandemic throw a little bit of a wet blanket on the games, but if we look in the faces of the athletes, we'll remember the hope for the world that is present whenever the world comes together for this...   (08:24)
February 4, 2022

When books are banned, minds are closed. Do you agree?

We've had several instances of book banning in public schools recently, one involving the book Maus, one involving To Kill a Mockingbird. KSL Newsradio's Amanda Dickson wanted to get her guests' perspective on what content is age appropriate and when it's a good idea to have unco...   (08:25)
February 4, 2022

"Suicide is not a selfish act. It's an act of desperation."

We saw Miss USA 2019 die by suicide this week. This woman who appeared to have everything took her own life, and KSL Newsradio's Amanda Dickson wanted to talk about how difficult it is to understand suicide with her guests on A Woman's View. Her guests this week include Dr. Lauri...   (08:31)
February 4, 2022

How do you feel about troops being sent to Eastern Europe?

This was an unsettling week in the world. We saw U.S. Special Forces sent in to kill the worldwide leader of ISIS. And we saw 3,000 U.S. troops sent to Eastern Europe to support NATO forces, should there be a conflict with Russia. KSL Newsradio's Amanda Dickson wanted to ask her ...   (08:27)
January 28, 2022

Are you for or against growth in Utah?

Is growth a good thing or a bad thing in Utah? Growth means jobs and new technology coming to the state, but that also means crowds on the freeway and challenges to air quality. KSL Newsradio's Amanda Dickson wanted to get input from her guests on A Woman's View. Her guests this ...   (07:52)
January 28, 2022

Will U.S. mayors be the ones to address gun violence in America?

New York City Mayor Eric Adams has been speaking out about his plans to fight gun violence in his city after the murder of yet another police officer. The mayor is bringing back plain clothes officers. The Atlanta mayor is speaking out on this issue, too. KSL Newsradio's Amanda D...   (07:01)
January 28, 2022

Should colleges be allowed to consider race in admissions decisions?

The Supreme Court agreed this week to hear two cases involving the issue of affirmative action. The issue is back before the court of whether colleges, public and private, ought to be able to consider race when they are making decisions on who to admit to their universities. KSL ...   (08:03)
January 28, 2022

Do we believe in local control or only when we agree with local leaders?

This week we saw the Utah legislature take the decision on whether to switch to remote learning during Covid away from school districts and keep it for state leaders. Do we believe in the benefit of local control or only if the local leaders are making decisions we agree with? KS...   (09:01)
January 21, 2022

Should Utah take the tax off food?

The Utah legislature has extra money. That's always a good problem to have. They are trying to decide how to give some of it back. Should they give an income tax rebate, one tenth of one percent? Should they give a food tax rebate? Or should they just take the tax off food? KSL N...   (07:52)
January 21, 2022

Do you think election day should be a national holiday?

KSL Newsradio's Amanda Dickson has heard so much hyperbole about the Voting Rights Bill that went down to defeat again in the Senate this week. She wanted to know what was in the bill, and it's only 6 things. They're really simple things. She lists them for her guests on A Woman'...   (08:09)
January 21, 2022

Is what the Utah legislature did gerrymandering?

The Utah legislature received more than 3,000 emails from more than 900 people asking lawmakers to use the maps of the independent redistricting commission. They ignored those emails and implemented their own maps, which many are calling gerrymandering. KSL Newsradio's Amanda Dic...   (07:57)
January 21, 2022

Should state lawmakers be able to overrule city leaders on health matters?

The Utah legislature started the 2022 session with two bills that were somewhat controversial - one that would undo the Salt Lake and Summit County health orders to require 30 day mask mandates, and one that would remove the authority of local governments to address the pandemic ...   (08:31)
January 18, 2022

Why is insomnia 40% more prevalent in women than men?

Do you have trouble falling asleep? Staying asleep? Is it worse during Covid? KSL Newsradio's Amanda Dickson wanted to get some insight from her guest on A Woman's View. She had two guests call in sick or in crisis over Covid this week, which is reflective of what's happening eve...   (07:51)
January 18, 2022

What is the race question behind Covid and access to therapies?

Tucker Carlson said that you're being punished in Utah for being white because you are denied access to monoclonal antibody treatments. Race is taken into account because non-whites (blacks and hispanics) are 35-50% more likely to be hospitalized when they get Covid. The state is...   (08:32)
January 18, 2022

Do you equate the rioters of Jan. 6th with the George Floyd rioters?

The January 6th Committee shared details of its evidence debunking the conspiracy theory that a man named Ray Ebbs was a federal agent who was undercover on January 6th to incite violence. KSL Newsradio's Amanda Dickson asked her guest on A Woman's View if debunking conspiracy th...   (08:22)
January 18, 2022

What is your take on the Salt Lake County 30 day mask mandate?

We watched heated debate in the Salt Lake County Council and in the public over the 30 Day Mask Mandate. Did you feel strongly about the mandate? KSL Newsradio's Amanda Dickson wanted to get some insight from her guest on A Woman's View. She had two guests call in sick or in cris...   (08:34)
January 7, 2022

When you look ahead to 2022, what do you see?

The end of 2021 and beginning of a new year seems like a good time to take stock. What is important to me now? Am I spending my time doing what really matters to me, focusing on what is important to me? KSL Newsradio's Amanda Dickson asks her guests on A Woman's View what they se...   (08:02)
January 7, 2022

You won't believe the prevalence of sexist comments in Utah. Or maybe you will.

Dr. Susan Madsen and the Utah Women and Leadership Project did extensive research on the existence of sexist comments in everyday conversation in Utah. They had thousands of responses, some of which would blow you away. For example, one man said to one of our Utah mayors, "You? B...   (08:18)
January 7, 2022

Why are Americans quitting their jobs in record numbers?

4 million Americans quit their jobs in the month of November. How do you understand that kind of mass resignation? Is it people being dissatisfied? Reevaluating what's important to them? KSL Newsradio's Amanda Dickson wanted to get some perspective from her guests on A Woman's Vi...   (08:00)
January 7, 2022

Is it important to talk about January 6th?

This week we witnessed the one year anniversary of the attack on the United States Capitol, the anniversary of January 6th. There are some who did not want to talk about it or recognize this day, others who thought it was important to talk about what happened and ask what we have...   (08:32)
December 31, 2021

What have we learned as we approach the anniversary of January 6th?

We are approaching the one year anniversary of January 6th. What have we learned? What do you still want to know? What are your feelings in general as you look back on that day? KSL Newsradio's Amanda Dickson wanted to get a feel for this topic with her guests on A Woman's View. ...   (08:07)
December 31, 2021

What are the biggest challenges facing the family in America?

The Deseret News asked thousands of people all over America what they thought are the biggest challenges facing their families in the American Family Survey. This year the way people answer is dividing based on party. Democrats believe the main thing families need is money. Repub...   (07:31)
December 31, 2021

How do you remember Harry Reid?

We learned this week of the passing of former Senate Majority Leader Harry Reid. He held the highest federal office of any member of the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints. He was loved by some, reviled by others because of his more liberal politics. KSL Newsradio's Aman...   (08:16)
December 31, 2021

Lesson from 2021 - Misinformation is Literally Killing Us

Governor Cox said this week that one of the things he's learned from 2021 is that misinformation is literally killing us. KSL Newsradio's Amanda Dickson felt the truth and gravity of that statement, and wondered what her guests on A Woman's View thought about that. Her guests thi...   (09:01)
December 17, 2021

Do you need to do anything before you die to fulfill your purpose?

During this holiday time, KSL Newsradio's Amanda Dickson thought she'd take a break from the news on A Woman's View and ask her guests - is there anything that you feel like you need to do before you die in order to finish your work here on earth? Her guests this week include Mol...   (07:41)
December 17, 2021

It's ok to be sad at Christmas - just tell someone! We want to know.

During this holiday time, KSL Newsradio's Amanda Dickson thought she'd take a break from the news on A Woman's View and ask her guests - what words of encouragement can you give to those who may be suffering this time of year, whether with heavy hearts or worry about finances? He...   (08:30)
December 17, 2021

What was Christmas like when you were a child?

During this holiday time, KSL Newsradio's Amanda Dickson thought she'd take a break from the news on A Woman's View and ask her guests - what was Christmas like when you were a child? Her guests this week include Molly Miller, founder of Miller Media and Communications, Sara Dout...   (08:30)
December 17, 2021

One thing we can do to bring peace on earth

During this holiday time, KSL Newsradio's Amanda Dickson thought she'd take a break from the news on A Woman's View and ask her guests - what is one thing we can do to contribute to peace on earth. Her guests this week include Molly Miller, founder of Miller Media and Communicati...   (08:01)
December 13, 2021

The ballot initiative to destroy Utah's excellent voting system

There is a ballot initiative in Utah now that would make it more difficult to register to vote. The IDs that are accepted are limited. A military ID is not even accepted. The vote by mail system is under attack. We'd be headed back to only vote by mail. KSL Newsradio's Amanda Dic...   (08:28)
December 13, 2021

Breaking down the ideas in the governor's budget

Governor Cox proposed his budget this week, and it includes some very interesting and important investments. There is money for affordable housing, money for water projects (which in light of the extreme drought we've been experiencing seems so wise), suggestions for food tax ref...   (08:15)
December 13, 2021

"Going forward, we shouldn't be awarding the Olympics to countries like this."

President Biden announced a diplomatic boycott of the Beijing Olympics. Since then, several of our allies have joined in this boycott. KSL Newsradio's Amanda Dickson wanted some insight from her guests on A Woman's View into whether this is a good idea, whether it's enough, what ...   (07:53)
December 13, 2021

Are the parents of a teenage school shooter criminally responsible?

This week we saw the parents of the teenager charged in the Oxford school shooting themselves charged with four counts of involuntary manslaughter. KSL Newsradio's Amanda Dickson wanted to know what the parents' responsibility is. Are they criminally responsible for the tragic de...   (08:15)
December 3, 2021

Comparing Rep. Omar to a suicide bomber is beneath a member of Congress

When Representative Lauren Boebert said that she felt safe in an elevator with Representative Ilhan Oman because Rep. Oman didn't have a backpack. That was basically saying that she wasn't going to be a suicide bomber that day because she didn't have a backpack, but if she had ha...   (08:17)
December 3, 2021

When you saw a 15-year-old shoot his classmates, what did you see?

This week we say a 15-year-old take a gun to school in Michigan and shoot students and teachers. Four of his classmates died. We learned after the fact that he had posted a video on Snapchat threatening to take a gun to school and shoot people. Students even stayed home because o...   (08:30)
December 3, 2021

Balancing the rights of a woman and the state at viability

Watching the case before the Supreme Court this week on whether or not the Court should overrule Roe v Wade and a woman's right to terminate a pregnancy before the fetus becomes viable, KSL Newsradio's Amanda Dickson asks her guests on A Woman's View whether the viability test is...   (08:17)
December 3, 2021

No on wants abortions. When should they be legal?

The Supreme Court heard oral argument this week on whether or not to overrule Roe v Wade, 50 years after the decision. Is this case about wanting to see abortions happen? KSL Newsradio's Amanda Dickson suggests no one WANTS abortions, that the question is whether or not they shou...   (08:34)
November 27, 2021

Why do fewer Americans want to have children?

A new poll shows more Americans are not planning to have children. Only 26% say it's very likely they will have children. What is going on? KSL Newsradio's Amanda Dickson wanted the wisdom of her guests on A Woman's View. Her guests this weekend include Sharla Jessop, President o...   (08:08)
November 27, 2021

Will Build Back Better keep help for hearing aids and child care?

We saw the House pass the Build Back Better bill and send it to the Senate. It will be interesting to see what stays in the bill and what is removed. Will hearing aids for seniors stay in? Will help for child care stay in? How will it be paid for? KSL Newsradio's Amanda Dickson w...   (08:03)
November 27, 2021

"We have to have faith in the justice system." Talking about Kyle Rittenhouse

We saw Kyle Rittenhouse acquitted of all charges earlier this week. This is the teenager who went to a demonstration in Wisconsin and killed two people, injured another, and claimed self defense. The jury believed him and found him not guilty. KSL Newsradio's Amanda Dickson wante...   (08:11)
November 19, 2021

How would YOU address Utah's homeless issue?

Salt Lake City's mayor expressed frustration this week when she announced the city would be adding a temporary emergency homeless shelter on the west side. Her frustration is that no other city in the County, or even the state, is stepping up to address this problem that is not j...   (07:43)
November 19, 2021

"It's time to look outside ourselves and see who needs help."

A new study finds increasing rates of depression in Utah in the wake of the pandemic. One of Amanda's guests on A Woman's View said, "2020 was bad, 2121 was worse. In 2022 we're not going to be responsible for what comes out of our mouths!" Her guests this week include Kathy Aike...   (08:00)
November 19, 2021

Tim Cook wants us to stop scrolling on our phones so much. Really?

We heard from the CEO of Apple this week, Tim Cook. He said he wants us to stop mindlessly scrolling on our phones. KSL Newsradio's Amanda Dickson wondered if that admonition is like a tobacco company asking us not to smoke so much or if you take him at his word? She asked her gu...   (08:21)
November 19, 2021

Will your vaccination status affect your Thanksgiving plans?

With Thanksgiving upon us and other holidays on the horizon, some families will be asking their members before they get together - have you been vaccinated? The answer to that question may have an effect on whether the invitation to the gathering is extended or whether you're inv...   (08:27)
November 5, 2021

Military members get lots of vaccinations - why pushback on Covid?

We saw a story this week about some employees at Hill Air Force Base who have refused the direct order from the Commander in Chief to get vaccinated against Covid. KSL Newsradio's Amanda Dickson thought that, in and of itself, was strange for members of the military, but then she...   (07:36)
November 5, 2021

If Utah has a tax surplus, how would you spend it?

If Utah does have a tax surplus, what would you spend it on? Would you rebate the tax to the taxpayers? Would you spend it on education? Would you spend it on infrastructure? KSL's Amanda Dickson asked her guests this week on A Woman's View. Her guests this week include Susan Woo...   (12:54)
November 5, 2021

Colin Kaepernick's comparison of the NFL draft to slavery

Netflix has a new special with former NFL player Colin Kaepernick. In it, he compares the NFL draft to slavery, putting a human being up on a block and asking, "Who wants this?" KSL Newsradio's Amanda Dickson wanted too get some feedback from her guests this week on A Woman's Vie...   (08:05)
November 5, 2021

What makes someone an American?

A survey was conducted recently asking the question "What makes someone an American? What are the traits of a real American?" Many of the respondents said you have to believe in God to be an American. Some said that you have to be born in America to be a real American. KSL Newsra...   (08:06)