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Lee Lonsberry spent 4 years working side by side with KSL's Doug Wright. Now, after stint working for Congressman Rob Bishop Washington D.C., he is back at KSL and has a lot to talk about! Live Mic is driven by current events with an eye on politics, business, education and more.

Lee says farewell   (08:45)4-2-2021
After being the host of Live Mic for 15 months, Lee is taking on a new adventure. He looks back at the time he's spent behind the mic.  See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.
Former SLCPD officer arrested in connection to the US Capitol riots   (08:17)4-2-2021
A former SLCPD officer has been arrested for his involvement in the deadly riot at the US Capitol on Jan. 6. KSL NewsRadio's Nick Wyatt joins Lee to discuss the developing situation.  See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.
Redistricting in rural v urban areas   (10:05)4-2-2021
Utah is redrawing the political lines. Former Congressman Rob Bishop joins Lee to breakdown how redistricting impacts rural vs. urban areas.  See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.
The body of missing Kearns woman found   (07:55)4-2-2021
The body of missing Kearns woman, Conzuelo “Nicole” Solorio-Romero, has been found nearly two months after her disappearance. KSL-TVs Garna Mejia joins Lee to talk about the latest updates and recent criminal charges filed on the case.  See omnystudio.com/listener for priva...
New firearms poll   (09:58)4-2-2021
A new poll related to gun control and safety in the wake of a number of recent shootings suggests a growing number of Utah voters support at least some form of reform. Lee breakdown the poll results.  See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.
Passing the time on the road   (08:02)4-2-2021
Lee has a long way to travel for his new job in DC. He takes listeners' calls about how they pass time during road trips and their favorite audiobooks to listen to.  See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.
Handing the reigns to Boyd Matheson   (11:37)4-2-2021
Lee is passing the baton to Boyd Matheson. The host of Inside Sources joins Lee to talk about his expended show and what to expect come Monday at 1 PM.  See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.
Shooting near US Capitol leaves two dead   (18:08)4-2-2021
A shooting near the US Capitol left two people dead, including one US Capitol police officer. Lee breakdown the latest on the events.  See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.
Border thoughts   (07:14)4-2-2021
Earlier this week, Sen. Mike Lee visited the US/Mexico border where thousands of immigrants are waiting to come into the United State. Lee shares his thoughts on the massive influx of immigrants at the border.  See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.
Olympic wrestler Rulon Gardner's new documentary   (20:01)4-2-2021
Retired Greco-Roman Olympic Gold Medalist wrestler, Rulon Gardner, joins Lee to discuss his new documentary "Rulon."  See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.
The DWR's education and hunting program   (16:51)4-2-2021
Hunter Education Program Coordinator Ralynne Takeda joins Lee to talk about the need for hunting instructors for the DWR's education program. Lee also asks listeners to share their first hunting experience.  See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.
Rural Utah needs an economic boom   (10:23)4-2-2021
Utah's rural communities are in need of an economic boost. Derek Miller, president and CEO of the Salt Lake Chamber and Downtown Alliance, joins Lee to discuss what can be done to make it happen.  See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.
Utah's new "return to work" initiative   (16:52)4-2-2021
Governor Spencer Cox made some milestone announcements at this week's COVID-19 briefing, including a “Learn and Work in Utah” grant program to create a new returnship program that would help out-of-work Utahns find a new career path.  See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy...
Howell talks on President Biden's infrastructure plan   (10:56)4-2-2021
Utah President surrogate Scott Howell joins Lee to give his thoughts on the President's massive infrastructure package. See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.
Driver license goes mobile   (06:45)4-2-2021
Lee goes in-depth on the new e-license plan being pitched at the Utah DMV. How would you feel about having your driver's license housed on your phone? See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.
What's happening with Jen Shah?   (09:42)4-2-2021
Defense attorney Greg Skordas joins Lee to help understand the charges filed yesterday against reality TV star Jen Shah.  See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.
Research on childhood trauma   (10:27)4-2-2021
Hayley Pierce, BYU professor of sociology, calls in to talk about the new ACE (Adverse Childhood Experience) study she conducted. The study shows a disparity between how girls and boys are affected by early childhood trauma.  See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.
Giving DC statehood   (08:28)3-31-2021
Should Washington DC be a state? The debate is heating up again... Lee tackles the main arguments on each side.  See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.
Allergies vs. COVID-19   (09:26)3-31-2021
Dr. Todd Vento, an infectious disease doctor from Intermountain Health, calls in to help us figure out how to discern between seasonal allergies and COVID-19. See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.
President Biden's infrastructure plan   (10:19)3-31-2021
President Biden is floating the idea of a massive infrastructure package, reminiscent of the WPA and other economy/public works programs.  See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.
Should there be a three party system?   (15:54)3-31-2021
Lee talks about a topic that's as old as America: should our country embrace a strong third-party offering? What did George Washington have to say about a two-party system? We take calls and texts regarding a third-party offering. What would be your single-issue party?  See omn...
Takeout food bracket   (10:47)3-31-2021
Josh Furlong, from KSL.com, calls in to give an update on the takeout food bracket. He calls in to give an update on the results, and to talk about what will be crowned as Utah's number one takeout restaurant.  See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.
Real Housewives of Salt Lake City star arrested   (09:09)3-31-2021
Lee goes in-depth on the story of Jen Shah, a star of the Real Housewives of Salt Lake City, who has been arrested and charged for fraud.  See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.
Suez Canal traffic jam   (08:15)3-31-2021
Lee plays audio from Dave and Debbie's interview this morning with James Very, who has piloted ships through the Suez Canal. He provided an expert perspective on the traffic jam on the canal.  See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.
National Vietnam War Veterans Day   (16:03)3-30-2021
Today is National Vietnam War Veterans Day. Producer Robynn Garfield joins Lee to talk about her family's experience with the war; she lost an uncle when his plane was shot down over Vietnam in 1966 (17 years before she was born) and her father's 3 tours in Vietnam. Terry Schow, ...
The cost of a college degree   (15:54)3-30-2021
What is the current value of a college degree? Lee talks about the rising issue of "degree inflation" and the cost of a college education in 2021. And the phone lines are open to talk to listeners about their experiences with their college degrees. Do you use your degree in your ...
A talk with the former Utah governor   (08:07)3-30-2021
Former Governor Gary Herbert joins Lee to talk about what he's been up to since leaving office in January.  See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.
Free from the Suez Canal   (09:23)3-29-2021
The Ever Given is FREE! A large shipping vessel lodged itself in a tight fix on March 22, blocking all maritime commerce through the Suez Canal. Lee brings you the latest on the situation.  See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.
Changes are coming   (09:45)3-29-2021
Boyd Matheson joins Lee to talk about taxes, the federal budget, and the announcement of his new showtime coming to a radio station near you! See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.
SLCo GOP Chair resigns   (11:19)3-29-2021
KSL NewsRadio's Debbie Dujanovic joins Lee to talk about the meltdown with the Salt Lake County GOP over a letter sent by then-chair Scott Miller, who resigned over the weekend.  See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.
Medal of Honor recipients in Utah   (08:32)3-26-2021
Today is National Medal of Honor Day. Lee will review Utah recipients. See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.
March Madness Food Edition Part Two: Callers give their opinion   (08:29)3-26-2021
Calls and texts about take-out restaurants. We're doing to about 12 picks, what do you hope to see make the top cut? See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.
March Madness Food Edition: Which take-out restaurant takes the cake?   (08:33)3-26-2021
KSL.com is running a "best take-out restaurant bracket". What is your favorite take-out restaurant? Nick Wyatt joins to talk about his picks on the bracket. See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.
Lee's Top 2 at 2 p.m.   (10:14)3-26-2021
Lee gives his 2 stories at 2pm. See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.
President Biden's news conference: How did he do?   (07:21)3-26-2021
ABC's Ike Ejiochi joins Lee to give a debriefing on today's press conference with President Joe Biden. See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.
Sports: Are highlight reels all that matter?   (10:41)3-26-2021
KSL NewsRadio's Alex Kirry calls in to talk about a recent study showing the majority of sports fans report watching the highlights of games only. What does this mean for the world of sports broadcasting? See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.
Utah Rep on rural areas   (09:52)3-26-2021
Congressman Blake Moore calls in to talk about his recent tour of some rural areas of the state. See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.
VP Harris addresses border crisis   (08:43)3-26-2021
Yesterday, VP Kamala Harris was tasked with taking charge of the crisis at the United States-Mexico border. With the population of immigrants ever growing at the border, what will be the plan laid out by the Vice President? See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.
Schools reopening amid pandemic   (07:49)3-26-2021
Dave Noriega joins Lee to talk about Senator Mitt Romney's remarks during a Senate committee yesterday regarding the science behind schools being open during the pandemic. Romney asks: why are schools still closed when the data say it's safe to open? See omnystudio.com/listener ...
President Biden holds first press conference   (10:01)3-26-2021
President Joe Biden held his first news conference this afternoon, and Lee breaks down the highlights.  See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.
Gas prices on the rise, why?   (08:42)3-25-2021
Gas prices in Utah have sky-rocketed, up 30% from this time last year. Lee talks about some of the causes and gives tips on how to avoid paying high prices at the pump.   See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.
Lee wants to know about your appointment experience   (07:49)3-25-2021
Lee asks for calls and texts on this, the first day of general vaccine availability. What has the process been like to book an appointment? See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.
What would *you do to butt in the COVID-19 line   (10:16)3-25-2021
A Lendingtree.com survey discovered just what Americans would do to cut to the front of the Covid vaccine line. The statistics are startling.  See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.
Top 2 @ 2, March 24, 2021   (08:17)3-25-2021
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The highest visited tourist site in Utah   (08:50)3-25-2021
Zion National Park was the highest visited tourist site in Utah last year. What draws people to the park and what are some off-the-beaten path places here in Utah people like to visit? See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.
The Forever Mighty iniative   (07:59)3-25-2021
Managing Director of the Utah Office of Tourism Vicki Varela calls in to talk about a new initiative from her office called "Forever Mighty" aimed at drawing in more visitors to the Beehive State.  See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.
Gov. Spencer Cox, widespread vaccine availability   (08:56)3-25-2021
Gov. Spencer Cox joins Lee to welcome in the first day that COVID-19 vaccines are available to the general population here in Utah.  See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.
COLD Podcast, Season 2   (08:54)3-25-2021
Dave Cawley joins Lee to talk about the COLD podcast season 2 announcement. The murder Joyce Yost has gone unsolved for decades, Dave will spend a season of the podcast going in depth on what we know and don't know about the cold case.  See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy i...
Weight gain during the pandemic?   (08:28)3-25-2021
A startling new study shows almost 50% of Americans reported weight gain during the Covid pandemic. Millennials report a 40 pound on average gain over the last year. Lee talks through some strategies on weight loss and what the experts say are effective strategies.  See omnystu...
No screens for a day   (08:07)3-25-2021
Would you have to alert your job? Would you have to alert your friends? Be honest...do you think you’re addicted to your phone? See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.
Company paying people $2400 to go off screens for a day   (09:16)3-25-2021
Could you do it? See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.
2020 Tax season could be most complicated ever!   (09:04)3-25-2021
Lee speaks with Shane Stewart, Certified Financial Planner with Deseret Mutual Benefits Administrators about how best to move toward tax season. See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.
Top 2 at 2, March 23, 2021   (09:16)3-25-2021
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Can your boss fire you for not getting a covid vaccine?   (07:08)3-25-2021
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Another shooting in America - Debbie Dujanovic   (08:59)3-25-2021
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Another Mass Shooting in America   (10:12)3-25-2021
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Another mass shooting in America - Brad Garrett ABC   (10:31)3-25-2021
The FBI is assisting local police and will help investigate the shooting suspect's background to establish motive. They'll need to quickly determine exactly what this is because, as Brad has said many (many) times before: concern among law enforcement about mass shootings is moun...
Who's your celebrity cabinet?   (08:04)3-24-2021
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Presidents portrayed by actors   (08:11)3-24-2021
So who's your favorite?  Lee's talking about American presidents and the actors who've played them.  See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.
One year ago, former Congressman Ben McAdams was hospitalized   (08:56)3-24-2021
It's been a year since former Utah Congressman Ben McAdams was hospitalized with COVID-19.  Lee speaks with McAdams about the experience and the year it's been. See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.
Top 2 and 2, March 22, 2021   (08:58)3-24-2021
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Lee takes listener calls and texts   (05:56)3-24-2021
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LGBTQ gun owners   (09:33)3-24-2021
Lee speaks with Ermiya Fanaeian, the director of the Salt Lake City chapter of Pink Pistols - an LGBTQ gun owners group. See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.
Ozlem Tureci. Remember her name   (08:45)3-24-2021
The scientist who won the race to deliver the first widely used coronavirus vaccine has an important message. See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.
First ever Feed Utah Food Drive   (09:36)3-24-2021
A statewide food drive takes place tomorrow! Lee will share audio from Utah Gov. Spencer Cox about the new initiative, and he'll speak with Ginette Bott, the CEO of the Utah Food Bank, the organization that will benefit from the state-wide drive. See omnystudio.com/listener for ...
New CDC School Guidelines   (10:07)3-24-2021
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Could the Olympics return to Salt Lake?   (07:44)3-24-2021
Are the Olympics coming to Salt Lake? Lee goes in-depth on the current bid, and what the Olympic-hopeful team is working on the bring the games to Utah once again.   See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.
Tokyo Summer Olympics - the latest   (09:33)3-24-2021
ABC reporter Alex Stone calls in to give the latest on the Tokyo Summer Olympics-Tokyo is telling tourists and visitors to stay home. What will be the economic impact on Tokyo with a scant amount of money coming in from visitors during their Olympic turn? See omnystudio.com/list...
Starting new things late in life - one woman's story   (08:44)3-24-2021
An 89-year-old sharpshooter? A woman from India started her journey as a sharpshooter at the age of 65. Now at 89, she has a trove of medals and awards. Lee talks about why this is significant and what we can learn from starting new things late in life. See omnystudio.com/listen...
Amelia Powers Gardner, candidate, Utah County Commissioner   (08:56)3-24-2021
Amelia Powers Gardner is running for Utah County Commissioner following the departure of Tanner Ainge. Gardner calls into talk to Lee about her campaign and what she hopes to accomplish as a potential commissioner.  See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.
Top 2 at 2, March 22, 2021   (09:30)3-24-2021
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Listener feedback on couples and digital communication   (07:24)3-24-2021
Lee asks for texters and callers to weigh in on the digital communication conversation. When you send a text to your significant other, what is the acceptable time-limit on response? Do you argue over text? See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.
Digital communication in modern-day relationships   (10:11)3-24-2021
We're talking about digital communications in modern-day relationships. Producer Robynn Garfield joins Lee to talk about some startling statistics on how couples communicate, how digital communication affects relationships, and she offers her thoughts on how texting and social me...
Working from home in Kaysville and Price - it's a great gig says PC Magazine   (09:44)3-24-2021
A recent survey on PC Magazine says Kaysville and Price are two of the best cities North America for working from home. What are the metrics for the study and what do Kaysville and Price have that sets them apart? See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.
White House Staffers Fired - Lee weighs in on security clearance   (09:06)3-24-2021
On Friday, the White House revealed 5 staffers had been let go following revelations on their marijuana use. What is the precedent for something like this? Lee weighs in on the news and gives his perspective as someone who has gone through the security clearance in Washington.  ...
Top 2 at 2 March 18th   (08:54)3-24-2021
The two biggest stories of the day at 2 pm. Today, Gov. Spencer Cox announced anyone in the state of Utah 16 and up can start signing up for the vaccine next week. And of course, we're officially 1 year after the massive 5.7M earthquake that rocked us all last year.  See omnyst...
How do you preserve a relationship broken by conspiracy?   (15:12)3-19-2021
This last year has been a wild one, and there were a fair number of conspiracy theories that were spread and accepted. What do you do if a loved one has been caught up in one of these conspiracy theories? We break it down, and get your input.  See omnystudio.com/listener for pr...
The Earthquake: One Year Later   (15:40)3-19-2021
There's a lot of good praise heaped on Tim Huges and Amanda Dickson for staying on the air and helping us all through that morning one year ago when the earth started to move beneath our feet. But there's one other name that should be added up there. Gustabo Rodriguez. Gustabo is...
Online Charter Schools   (10:31)3-19-2021
We spoke to DeLaina Tonks the principal of Mountain Heights Academy all the way back on December 7th about how their online charter school was doing in the midst of this whole pandemic. We're talking to her again and continuing our conversation about online learning.  See omny...
Utah's commercial real estate market   (09:54)3-17-2021
Realtor Jon Wright calls in to talk about the commercial real estate market in Utah. How will the office space industry change as more people stay home to work? See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.
Statewide food drive   (08:51)3-17-2021
Governor Spencer Cox calls into the show to discuss this week's statewide food drive and how you can support the cause.  See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.
Lee's top 2 at 2   (07:59)3-17-2021
Lee breaks down the top two stories you need to know at 2 o'clock.  See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.
Mitt Romney calls for a boycott of the 2022 Olympics   (17:20)3-16-2021
Senator Mitt Romney penned an op-ed in the New York Times calling for a boycott of the 2022 Beijing Olympics. Lee explores the details of this boycott and what makes it unique. Lee also asks for listeners to weigh in on the Beijing Boycott. See omnystudio.com/listener for privac...
Do you go running with your phone?   (09:21)3-16-2021
Do you use an app to track your distance and speed? Robynn Garfield joins Lee to talk about how she cut tracking apps and digital distractions out of her outdoors time. See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.
The future of education and online learning   (26:46)3-16-2021
Lee talks about online learning and what the future of education might look like post-pandemic. How can kids learn and develop socially when they choose to go to school online? Anthony Godfrey, Superintendent of the Jordan School District, joins Lee to talk about the announcement...
The US Capitol and COVID-19   (08:26)3-16-2021
With so many covid restrictions in place, what has been the impact on the speed of business at the United States Capitol? With COVID-19 protocols, congress has slowed down even further. See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.
It's time for March Madness   (08:51)3-15-2021
KSL TV's Dave McCann joins to talk to Lee about March Madness. See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.
All about the Oscar nominations   (09:28)3-15-2021
Oscar nominations came out this morning. KSL's resident movie expert Doug Wright calls in to talk about his favorite and least favorite films that made the list. See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.
Lee's top 2 at 2   (09:27)3-15-2021
Lee breaks down the top two stories you need to hear at 2 o' clock.  See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.
What's up with large settlements?   (17:58)3-15-2021
In the wake of the $27 million lawsuit awarded to the family of George Floyd, Lee talks about historic lawsuits and where the money comes from in these big government payouts. And defense attorney Greg Skordas calls in to talk about lawsuits and money. Do the taxpayers end up fro...
Pandemic life: working from home, but will you stay at home?   (19:12)3-15-2021
A year into the pandemic, many are still working from home. Lee talks about some of the pros and cons of working from home and what the trends look like. Are people going to stay put or move back to the office? Then, he talks to listeners on the subject.  See omnystudio.com/lis...
Fatalities on Utah roads up, even though drivers on the road are down   (08:03)3-15-2021
Carlos Braceros, executive director of the Utah Department of Transportation, joins Lee to talk about recent data about fatalities on Utah's roads. Cars on the road decreased by 13% in 2020, but fatalities were up 11%. Utah isn't alone in these startling statistics. What changes ...
No more Netflix password sharing?   (17:13)3-13-2021
Over 50% of Americans share their streaming services. Netflix is testing a crackdown. Is sharing a service you pay for really stealing? See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.
Democrats move on gun legislation   (10:02)3-13-2021
Having passed the COVID-19 relief package, Democrats are now quickly moved on to passing gun regulation bills. Lee breaks down what is being discussed on Capitol Hill.  See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.
Lee's top 2 at 2   (07:40)3-13-2021
Lee breaks down the top two news stories at the top of the hour.  See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.
New York reopens and where will you travel?   (16:51)3-13-2021
Gov Cuomo announces quarantines will no longer be required for travelers starting April 1, but Mayor de Blasio is calling it an April Fool's joke. Lee also asks where you will travel when restrictions are lifted.  See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.
A new website promises to help stop vaccine waste   (09:47)3-13-2021
Dr. B's says it will text people if a vaccine becomes available because someone didn't show up for an appointment. KSL NewsRadio's Frank Muller joins Lee to talk about the website.  See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.
Dissecting President Biden's speech   (18:42)3-13-2021
Lee spends time on President Biden's speech from last night, where he discussed the vaccine and the recently signed stimulus package. See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.
Feds approve Breeze Airline with SLC as hub   (09:49)3-13-2021
Lee has some personal experiences and an interview with Jeff Benedict about founder David Neeleman, an atypical CEO.  See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.
Power ranking Girl Scout cookies   (08:36)3-12-2021
It's Girl Scout Cookie season. The L.A. Times released their power ranking of Girl Scout cookies.  Lee wonders if any of them are really that good? See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.
President Biden signs COVID-19 relief package   (08:18)3-12-2021
President Biden has signed the COVID-19 package. Lee takes a look at what the package means for Americans and Utahns alike.  See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.
The pandemic creates optimal conditions for organ transplants   (10:10)3-12-2021
Dr. Richard Gilroy, medical director of the Liver Transplant Program, joins Lee to discuss a major increase in organ transplants due to COVID-19, including a 50% increase in liver transplants.  See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.
Dispelling COVID-19 vaccine myths   (16:19)3-12-2021
Dr. Josh Andersen spoke to Mary Richards about his research into myths that are keeping people from getting a vaccine. Lee reviews the myths and the scientific evidence that people need to know.  See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.
Murder Among the Mormons   (08:57)3-12-2021
Carole Mikita joins Lee to discuss the new Netflix series "Murder Among the Mormons," her experience with the documentary, her experience covering the events, and the telling and retelling of the story.  See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.
One year into COVID-19: Don't Forget about Tom & Rita   (18:20)3-12-2021
1 year after COVID-19 really hit home, we look back at some of the most impactful moments including when we learned "America's dad," Tom Hanks, had the virus. Lee also asks listeners what they have learned throughout the pandemic.  See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy inform...
Greenhouse gases lawsuit   (10:01)3-12-2021
12 states are suing the Biden administration over the 'social cost' calculation of greenhouse gasses. Lee breaks down the lawsuit and its implications.  See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.
Animating ancestors' photographs   (05:42)3-12-2021
A nifty thing has happened and KSL NewsRadio's Nick Wyatt joins Lee to discuss some new tech that makes it possible to add motion to old family pictures.  See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.
Using masks for messaging   (07:01)3-12-2021
Rep. Christ Stewart joined a number of Republicans in wearing masks stating "Open Schools Now." Lee breakdown how mask messages are playing into our politics and more.  See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.
The NFL hires its first Black official...more than 20 years after the NBA did   (10:00)3-11-2021
Amy Donaldson joins Lee to talk about Maia Chaka's hiring-- the latest in a year of progress for women in the NFL, from the first female official in the Super Bowl to women assistant coaches and office staff helping lead the national champions. See omnystudio.com/listener for pr...
How did Utah's economy fare during COVID-19   (10:06)3-11-2021
Derek Miller, President, and CEO of the Salt Lake Chamber and Downtown Alliance, joins Lee to talk about how Utah's economy is wavering during the pandemic.  See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.
Daylight Saving Time bill   (18:37)3-11-2021
As we prepare to Spring Forward, Marco Rubio and Rick Scott are advancing a bill in the Senate that would allow the 16 states, including Utah, that have passed laws to stay on DST to do so. Lee also takes calls from listeners.  See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy informatio...
A trip down memory lane   (06:17)3-10-2021
The LDS church announced the Hill Cumorah pageant will not have a final year of performances, as was planned. Lee, who grew up near the pageant, gives his memories about the pageant and asks listeners to weigh in on their favorite pageant memories. See omnystudio.com/listener fo...
The status of the stimulus bill   (21:24)3-10-2021
ABC Correspondent Faith Abubey joins Lee to talk about the status of the stimulus bill in the House of Representatives. And listeners call in to talk about their opinion on the new package.  See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.
Top 2 at 2   (08:29)3-10-2021
Lee breaks down the top two stories at two o'clock.  See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.
Vaccine fears and trypanophobia   (16:07)3-10-2021
The numbers are looking good: fewer people now say they will "definitely not" receive the vaccine. But what's holding some people back from getting their COVID-19 vaccine? Lee tries to answer the question. And is trypanophobia--the fear of needles--keeping some adults from gettin...
Police reform in SLC   (09:30)3-10-2021
SLC Mayor Mendenhall calls in to talk about what the city is doing to reform policing and change procedures after last year's turmoil. See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.
Jury selection in high-profile cases   (09:56)3-10-2021
How do lawyers choose jury members in high-profile cases? Defense Attorney Greg Skordas joins Lee to help us understand the jury selection process in the George Floyd trial.  See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.
New mask guidelines   (18:19)3-10-2021
The CDC has released new travel guidelines during the pandemic. KSL NewsRadio's Debbie Dujanovic joins Lee to help break down the new info. And what are the mask guidelines when you're outside? Why do some people hike, bike, and run with masks on? Lee talks about what science say...
No masks if fully vaccinated?   (08:08)3-9-2021
The CDC announced over the weekend that people who are vaccinated can now gather without masks on. Lee will comment on this and other COVID-19 issues (like do some people hike with masks on?)  See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.
Dr. Suess pulled from the shelves   (07:53)3-9-2021
Dr. Suess's books top the charts on sales after a few were banned on Amazon. Is this the Streisand effect in full force? See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.
Closing out Utah's legislative session   (08:21)3-9-2021
Sen. President Stuart Adams joins Lee to give his thoughts about the closing of the legislative session. See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.
What's happening with the stimulus bill?   (10:33)3-9-2021
Lee recaps the passing of the stimulus bill and where it goes from here.  See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.
International Women's Day with the Lt. Governor   (09:51)3-9-2021
Lt. Gov Diedre Henderson calls to talk about International Women's Day and her work to bring more women into Utah's political scene. See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.
Prince, Meghan, and Oprah   (18:25)3-9-2021
Producer Robynn joins to give a recap of last night's royal interview with Harry and Megan. Lee also hears from listeners on the topic.  See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.
Lee Lonsberry is leaving KSL NewsRadio   (07:49)3-9-2021
Lee Lonsberry announces he will no longer be the host of Live Mic come April. His next adventure: being the Communications Director for Utah Senator Mike Lee. Lee shares his thoughts on what's next and his journey as a talk show host.  See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy in...
Vaccines for 40+ in Summit County?   (18:35)3-9-2021
Lee reviews a statement from the Summit County Health Department after confusion yesterday over the ages of those allowed to get vaccines. He also speaks with a nurse who got her first dose of the Johnson & Johnson vaccine on the day of its availability in Utah.  See omnystudio...
Last day of the Utah Legislature   (17:34)3-9-2021
Speaker Brad Wilson joins Lee to talk about his final thoughts on the last day of the legislative session today. Lee also reviews the highlights from this legislative session.  See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.
Permit-less carry warnings   (20:13)3-9-2021
Curt Oda joins Lee to discuss the permit-less carry law passed earlier this session. Lee also discusses the success of gun sales during the last year. See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.
Bills headed to the governor's desk   (19:11)3-9-2021
Lee reviews some of the bills we've been following this legislative session that are headed to the Governor's desk for him to either sign or veto. See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.
Scouts sell Rockwell   (16:37)3-4-2021
The Scouts will sell a collection of Norman Rockwell paintings to fund sexual abuse claim payments. Lee will discuss scouting and takes listener calls on the topic.  See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.
Doctor reflects on the past year since COVID-19 hit   (09:36)3-4-2021
Dr. Marion Bishop, ER Doctor, joins Lee to discuss the lessons learned during the pandemic--especially in hospitals throughout this last year. See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.
Lee's top 2 at 2   (08:48)3-4-2021
Lee breaks down the top two news stories you need to know: the stimulus negotiations and National Anthem Day. See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.
Baby bust   (09:34)3-4-2021
Data from several states around the country shows a 7% drop in birth rates over the last year. Pam Perlich, Director of Demographic Research at Kem C. Gardner Institute, joins Lee to discuss what this means for the future. See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.
Universal background checks on guns   (28:05)3-4-2021
Two Senators in Washington are proposing a bill on universal background checks for all firearm sales. Utah Rep. Brian King has a similar proposal here on Utah's Capitol Hill. He joins Lee to discuss why he's pushing for this bill again after past failed attempts. See omnystudio....
National Anthem Day   (09:36)3-4-2021
Lee discusses the history of the national anthem on this anniversary of "The Star Spangled Banner" becoming the official national anthem for the US. See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.
$1.9 Trillion package negotiations   (08:29)3-4-2021
Lee reviews the latest from Washington as President Biden OKd tougher income limits for those $1,400 checks. See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.
Read Across America Day 2021   (08:36)3-2-2021
News today that six Dr. Seuss books will no longer be published is receiving mixed reactions. Lee will discuss the legacy of Dr. Seuss and the impact of good books on a child's life.  See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.
Night owls poor at work & fake commutes   (17:54)3-2-2021
How has COVID-19 changed the way we work? Lee breaks down two ways and how it's impacted him. See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.
Lee's top 2 at 2   (09:00)3-2-2021
Lee breaks down the top two stories of the day: grappling with the national debt and ongoing stimulus package, along with the wealth tax proposal.  See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.
Is it time for a wealth tax?   (17:07)3-2-2021
Senator Elizabeth Warren is proposing a wealth tax for the richest Americans. Lee will discuss the details of how it'll work and take listener calls as well.  See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.
Reviving earmarks or banning the use?   (07:51)3-2-2021
As Congress works to revive earmarks, Senator Mike Lee has a bill to permanently ban their use. Lee will break down what earmarks are and discuss both sides of the issue to bring them back. See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.
Resolution commitment to Second Amendment   (09:32)3-2-2021
Rep. Douglas Sagers joins Lee to discuss his resolution to affirm the Utah legislature's commitment to the 2nd Amendment. See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.
Stimulus update and day of reckoning   (18:25)3-2-2021
Lee will walk through what's in the $1.9 Trillion Stimulus Bill besides that $1,400 check. Dave Noriega joins Lee to discuss the big day of reckoning with the national debt. See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.
How has COVID changed the way news is gathered/reported?   (16:30)3-2-2021
Reporters have had to change the way they do their work in the coronavirus pandemic throughout the last year. Lee will discuss with Jed Boal, KSL TV Reporter and Marc Giauque, KSL Newsradio News Director. See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.
Jeremy Lin responds to racism   (10:17)3-2-2021
Lee will break down a Facebook post from Jeremy Lin, saying he was called a racist name and how he is choosing to respond. See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.
Lee's top 2 at 2   (08:23)3-1-2021
Lee breaks down the biggest news stories of the day: Donald Trump's speech at CPAC and the Johnson & Johnson vaccine rollout plan in Utah.  See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.
BYU recommendations on race   (09:10)3-1-2021
Ryan Gabriel, Assistant Professor, Sociology at Brigham Young University, joins Lee to break down recommendations from the BYU Committee on Race, Equity & Belonging to the University. See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.
Passion about changing the name of Dixie State   (08:59)3-1-2021
Jeanetta Williams, president of the NAACP Salt Lake Branch, joins Lee to discuss why she is so passionate about the need for a name change at Dixie State University. See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.
Guns on the Hill and Permit-less carry   (18:40)3-1-2021
Lee will discuss the latest from Utah's capitol hill on gun-related legislation. Rep. Cory Maloy joins Lee to discuss permit-less carry as well.  See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.
Johnson & Johnson vaccine on its way to Utah   (19:28)3-1-2021
Lee will discuss the Governor's comments from this morning on the vaccine roll-out in Utah. Plus, what the Utah Department of Health is saying about the number of vaccines available in Utah this week, and how they're expanding distribution. See omnystudio.com/listener for privac...
Stimulus Bill: House Ready   (08:05)3-1-2021
Faith Abubéy, ABC News Correspondent in Washington, joins Lee to give an update on the latest as Democrats work to pass a $1.9 trillion COVID-19 relief package through the House. See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.
Sen. Mike Lee at CPAC   (08:23)3-1-2021
Lee will break down comments made by Senator Mike Lee at a conservative conference earlier today on the power of tyrannical governments.  See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.
English official language bill   (09:44)3-1-2021
Lee will break down why one Utah Senator is moving to remove an English-only provision from the state law. See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.
Covax donation   (09:15)3-1-2021
Church News Reporter Tad Walch joins Lee to discuss a large donation by Latter-day Saint Charities to help with vaccine distribution to undeveloped countries.  See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.
Federal Buildings EO   (08:44)3-1-2021
Donald Trump wanted federal buildings held to a classic standard, but now President Biden is directing otherwise. Lee will discuss the look of federal buildings, including Senator Mike Lee's thoughts. See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.
Will Trump form his own party?   (18:41)3-1-2021
Could former President Donald Trump form his own political party? And what would happen if he did? Lee will discuss and take listener calls as well.  See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.
A review of the Equality Act   (19:23)3-1-2021
The US House voted to pass the Equality Act, and it now moves to the Senate. Kelsey Dallas, Deseret News religion and politics reporter, joins Lee to discuss the religious concerns with the bill. Congressman Chris Stewart joins Lee to discuss his introduction of the Fairness for ...
Encouraging blood donations   (07:00)2-26-2021
Utah State Senator Derek Kitchen joins Lee to discuss why he's calling for Utahns to donate blood right now. See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.
A business boom during a pandemic   (08:49)2-26-2021
KSL TV investigative reporter Matt Gephardt joins Lee to discuss how new businesses are opening in record numbers, even while other businesses are struggling to recover from the pandemic. See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.
Top 2 at 2   (09:10)2-26-2021
Lee breaks down the top two news stories you need to know: the legislative updates and a police shooting that wounded both the suspect and an officer in Provo.  See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.
Eye on the Olympic prize   (10:03)2-26-2021
Dave Nicholls, the pilot of a bobsled team with both paraplegic and able-bodied athletes, joins Lee to discuss how his team is working to qualify for the Bejing Olympics in 2022. See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.
Unaffordable Utah: childcare   (26:58)2-26-2021
The ongoing pandemic has impacted the childcare industry in Utah for both providers and families in need of care. Lee will walk through a discussion with Kristy DeGraaf, Vice President of The Professional Family Child Care Association of Utah on how providers are struggling. And ...
Utah Legislative updates   (30:40)2-26-2021
Lee walks through the dead bills in the Utah Legislature this session, as well as those bills still alive and receiving support. Lee also goes in-depth on a bill to make mug shots private rather than public. See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.
Distracted driving Bill   (16:42)2-26-2021
Representative Carol Spackman-Moss is working on a new proposal to ban cell phones, but it's been sent back to committee. Lee will break down the basics of the bill and why his thoughts on this issue have changed. See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.
Could you carry a loved one to safety?   (10:46)2-26-2021
If you had to, could you carry a loved one to safety in an emergency? Lee's been pondering this question and will get advice from Captain Travis Bodtcher, a training Captain Murray Fire Department, on how professionals do it. See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.
Top 2 at 2   (08:23)2-26-2021
Lee breaks down the top two things you need to know today: the minimum wage debate and the Johnson & Johnson vaccine.  See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.
Utah's budget surplus   (16:47)2-26-2021
Utah has a budget surplus this year. Where should that money go? Lee will break down the options and take listener calls.  See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.
Vaccine update and return to normal   (18:09)2-26-2021
With the Johnson & Johnson vaccine on the path to receive Emergency Use Authorization, how will getting more vaccine doses into the state impact the return to normal? Mark Remillard, ABC News Correspondent, joins Lee to discuss the latest update on Johnson & Johnson. See omnystu...
Raising the federal minimum wage   (19:26)2-26-2021
With proposals from President Biden and now Senator Mitt Romney, what does the future of minimum wage look like? Lee will look at the effective minimum wage and take listener calls on raising the minimum wage nationally. See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.
Tiger Woods sustains injuries from a car accident   (10:06)2-24-2021
Lee follows a breaking news story involving pro-golfer Tiger Woods and the injuries he sustained following a car accident in Southern California Tuesday.  See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.
Testimony on the Capitol attack   (08:25)2-24-2021
Security officials testified today on the events on January 6 and the intelligence leading to the breach of the US Capitol. Lee will review what those officials said and why it matters for the future. See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.
Two different polls on the COVID-19 vaccine in Utah   (07:26)2-24-2021
Lee will break down the differences in two polls on getting vaccinated in Utah and what it means for changing attitudes on the COVID-19 vaccine. See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.
Self defense amendments   (07:12)2-24-2021
Utah Rep. Karianne Lisonbee joins Lee to break down how her bill prevents prosecution for people who act in self-defense. See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.
Limiting emergency powers of the governor   (09:57)2-24-2021
Utah Sen. Evan Vickers joins Lee to discuss his bill on emergency response powers by the governor. The bill has passed in the house and committee and is now moving on to the full senate. See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.
Top 2 at 2   (08:48)2-24-2021
Lee speaks on the two biggest stories he's following: the hearing on the Capitol attack of Jan. 6th and baby bonds.  See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.
All about baby bonds   (08:03)2-24-2021
Samuel Benson, Deseret News opinion writer, joins Lee to discuss why he's supportive of a plan from Senator Corry Booker to send "baby bonds" to help lift American families out of the circle of poverty. See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.
Utah renews public health order with a few changes   (08:58)2-24-2021
Changes to the Utah Department of Health's public health order could have Utahns removing masks in low transmission areas of the state. KSL NewsRadio reporter Paul Nelson joins Lee to break down the changes and how they will impact the state.  See omnystudio.com/listener for pr...
Utah Legislatures looks at bail reform   (18:52)2-23-2021
Salt Lake County District Attorney Sim Gill joins Lee to explain why he's against a proposal on Utah's Capitol Hill to change bail reforms passed just last fall. And then Rep. Mike Schultz joins to explain his bill and why it's needed now. See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy...
Mike Lee chimes in on Merrick Garland's confirmation hearing   (06:46)2-23-2021
Senator Mike Lee questioned Merrick Garland this morning as part of his Attorney General confirmation. Lee will discuss how the 2nd amendment came into the conversation and what Garland had to say on gun rights for personal defense. See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy inform...
Capitol Police attack   (10:29)2-23-2021
Lee will break down an interview from Good Morning America with a Capitol Police officer recounting the Jan. 6 attack. See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.
What's next for Ben McAdams?   (10:35)2-23-2021
Former representative Ben McAdams joins Lee to discuss what's in his future after leaving Congress. See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.
Top 2 @ 2   (08:23)2-23-2021
Lee breaks down the top two stories you need to know.  See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.
How much would you pay to save your pets?   (09:19)2-23-2021
When Lee and his wife got their cat together, they set a limit on how much they'd spend in a year on the cat's medical needs. Lee will discuss how this can be different though for everyone. Listeners give their two cents as well.  See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy informa...
The first sound from Mars   (08:00)2-23-2021
NASA's Perseverance rover landing on Mars marked a part of history for many reasons, including capturing the first audio from the Red Planet. Lee goes over and plays the sounds from Mars and talks about why this mission was important.  See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy in...
Changing the name of Dixie State University   (20:29)2-23-2021
A new poll of Utahns shows support for keeping the Dixie State University name. Boyd Matheson joins Lee to discuss the latest on how the name change is moving forward in the Utah Legislature. Listeners also join in on the conversation.  See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy i...
Eye on the Hill: H.B. 302 Preserving Sports for Female Students   (18:57)2-23-2021
Rep. Kera Birkeland joins Lee to discuss her bill to ban transgender male to female athletes in Utah's high school sports from participating in girls' sports. Debbie Dujanovic joins Lee to discuss what Equality Utah says on the issue after Sue Robbins joined Dave and Dujanovic ea...
GME Hearing: Testimony from Washington   (07:23)2-19-2021
After Redditors broke Wall Street, the CEO's of Robin Hood and Reddit are speaking today in D.C. Lee will dive into their testimony and will also tell the story of a BYU professor who saw this coming. See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.
Life expectancy is dropping   (08:21)2-19-2021
The pandemic has caused life expectancy to drop a full year in the U.S., even more so among minorities. Lee takes a look at this shocking finding and what we should think/do about it. See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.
Utah Beats Silicon Valley in Economic Health   (09:09)2-19-2021
A new study finds many Utah cities are growing, thanks to people and businesses leaving the expensive California market for the Rockies. Provo-Orem ranked as the healthiest economy among U.S. cities, Salt Lake ranked 4th, Ogden-Clearfield ranked 9th. Lee will speak to Art Raymond...
Lee's top 2 at 2   (08:46)2-19-2021
Lee covers the top stories of the hour--the Mars rover, and news from Governor Cox about vaccinating people 65 and up in Utah. See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.
Blake Moore: Cooperation in D.C.   (08:47)2-19-2021
Freshman Rep. Blake Moore says he's hitting the ground running in his committees and isn't seeing as much division in D.C. as people think. Lee brings Rep. Moore on the show to ask him more about his first couple months in Washington. See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy info...
H.R. 40: Reparations to African Americans   (10:52)2-19-2021
There is a debate among some lawmakers in Washington as to whether or not to allow a coalition to look for ways to compensate those who have suffered from racial injustice, more particularly, those who had ancestors who were slaves. Utah Rep. Burgess Owens is fighting against tha...
Perseverance makes it to Mars   (17:40)2-19-2021
The new Mars rover landed on the planet's surface around 2 p.m. Thursday. Lee dives into what Perseverance's mission is, and how a Salt-Lake-based company, OxEon Energy, revolutionized space travel. Lee also speaks with KSL NewsRadio reporter Paul Nelson to help cover this histor...
Social media during the pandemic   (17:32)2-18-2021
What has been the impact of social media on the COVID-19 pandemic? Lee talks about the fight against misinformation and how it can spread like, well, a virus. Listeners join in on the conversation as well.  See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.
Where did you get your chicken?   (09:36)2-18-2021
Sofia Jeremias, an in-depth reporter for the Deseret News, recently wrote a piece of the Search for a Better Chicken. She calls in to talk about the modern chicken farming industry and how it can be improved. See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.
Lee's top 2 at 2   (07:57)2-18-2021
Lee recaps the passing of Rush Limbaugh and gun safety classes in schools. See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.
Utah gun laws   (27:21)2-18-2021
Mitch Velos authored the book Utah Gun Law. He joins Lee to talk about the new constitutional carry law and what it means for the state's gun climate. Lee also reviews a new bill that would allow for public schools to teach gun safety classes. Lee talks about the idea, the pros a...
Snow storm update   (08:33)2-18-2021
KSL TV weather specialist Kevin Eubank calls in to talk about the storm-pocalypse. He'll give an in-depth forecast and talk about what this means for our water-levels. See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.
Rush Limbaugh passes at 70   (16:58)2-18-2021
Radio mogul Rush Limbaugh passed away at the age of 70 from an advanced form of lung cancer. Lee talks about his legacy and what he left behind. Radio legend Doug Wright calls in to talk about the passing of a fellow legend and what Rush did for the talk radio industry.  See om...
Vaccinated by May -- when do we get back to normal?   (11:49)2-17-2021
Utah officials predict the state could be fully vaccinated by May. But will it be enough to return to "normal"? Lee walks through the latest on the vaccine timeline and what it means for everyday life.  See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.
Live Mic with Lee's Top 2 at 2   (10:08)2-17-2021
Two big stories to rundown today -- first, the Utah Republican Party declining to take action against Senator Mitt Romney, in spite of a petition urging them to censure him for his impeachment vote. Next, new details in the kidnapping of a 25-year-old woman from Kearns, Nicole So...
Unclaimed cash   (08:54)2-17-2021
Every few months, you've probably seen stories about money that belongs to you, but needs to be claimed. Meet Gustabo Rodriguez, one of the producers behind the scenes at Live Mic with Lee Lonsberry, and learn about his experience claiming a whopping $25.64.  See omnystudio.com...
A new center-right party?   (18:12)2-17-2021
Is it time for a major third party shake-up? 120 Republicans want to break away from the GOP and distance themselves from the Republican Party of former President Donald Trump.  See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.
Impeachment is behind us... or is it?   (25:57)2-17-2021
Live Mic with Lee Lonsberry begins with the votes in the Senate on the historic second impeachment of former President Donald Trump and the impact of the trial on Utah politics. Utah Republican Party Chair Derek Brown joins in, as well as calls from listeners.  See omnystudio.c...
More on the impeachment from our listeners   (09:16)2-14-2021
Calls/texts about how would you vote after hearing the evidence from the impeachment hearings. See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.
Impeachment recap   (08:31)2-14-2021
Impeachment recap and (maybe) we can we mark our calendar to return to normal. See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.
Vaccine Watch School Edition: Utah County School District   (08:39)2-12-2021
Mike Gowans, a teacher at Westlake H.S., joins Lee to talk about getting the second dose of the COVID-19 vaccine this weekend.  See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.
Utah businesses paying back PPP loans   (09:50)2-12-2021
Utah businesses that received PPP loans may have to pay them back in the form of taxes. KSL TV's Matt Gephardt broke the story and joins Lee to discuss the reaction from businesses when they found out the loans just be paid off in a different way. See omnystudio.com/listener for...
Top 2 @ 2   (08:38)2-12-2021
Lee reviews the top two stories you can bring to the kitchen table.  See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.
US Attorney for Utah resigns   (07:38)2-12-2021
The US Attorney for the District of Utah has resigned from this position. John Huber joins Lee to talk about the decision and what his next steps in life are.  See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.
Men doing more housework during the pandemic   (19:08)2-12-2021
A co-study done by a University of Utah sociologist shows men have done two to three more household chores during the pandemic. Lee breaks down the research and asks listeners about their household.  See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.
GA opens investigation into Trump phone call   (18:20)2-12-2021
A Georgia prosecutor is opening up a criminal investigation against the former president regarding the phone call he had with the secretary of state about alleged voter fraud. Lee breaks down the merits of the case and if there should even be an investigation.  See omnystudio.c...
Vaccine Watch School Edition: Granite Schools Vaccine   (07:55)2-11-2021
How is Granite School District doing at distributing the vaccine to their teachers and school staff? Lee will talk to Mandee Cossa who has had the first dose of the vaccine and is scheduled for a second later this month.  See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.
What is going on in Congress besides impeachment?   (09:09)2-11-2021
Utah Congressman Burgess Owens joins Lee to talk about what else is happening on Capitol Hill, aside from the impeachment proceeding. See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.
COVID-19 tests before flights?   (10:13)2-11-2021
Pete Buttigieg said he wants to have travelers tested for COVID-19 before they hop on domestic flights, but  Ed Bastian, the CEO of Delta says it's a bad idea. Lee breaks down both sides of the conversation.  See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.
Top 2 @ 2   (08:11)2-11-2021
Lee shares the top two stories he is following at 2 pm: the national anthem debate and the latest on impeachment.  See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.
A lesson on civics   (17:04)2-11-2021
Rep. Burton says there’s a real gap in civics education and understanding among Americans. He approached UVU and created a bill about creating a new school dedicated to teaching American civics. Rep. Burton joins Lee to talk about his efforts and why civics is so essential.  ...
Mark Cuban and the National Anthem   (18:06)2-11-2021
The owner of the Dallas Mavericks, Mark Cuban, will NOT play the National Anthem before home games. Lee breaks down why and asks for listener's opinions on the decision.  See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.
Vaccine Watch School edition: Davis School District   (16:48)2-9-2021
How is Davis School District doing at distributing the vaccine to their teachers and school staff? Lee will review what Dave and Dujanovic learned earlier today from the district. And Denise Willmore, a Second-grade teacher at Valley View Elementary, joins Lee to talk about her e...
BYU study on social media's impact on teen girls   (10:07)2-9-2021
How does social media impact teen girls and influence their risks for suicide? New research out of BYU points to concerns, but also solutions. Professor Sarah Coyne joins Lee to discuss the research further.  See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.
Top 2 @ 2   (07:59)2-9-2021
Lee discusses the top two news stories you need to know at 2 pm.  See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.
The defense's argument against impeachment   (09:13)2-9-2021
It was opening arguments in round two of the President Trump impeachment saga. Inside Sources host, Boyd Matheson joins Lee to talk about the defense's arguments as to why impeachment against a former president is not constitutional.  See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy inf...
Vaccine Watch: School edition   (17:31)2-8-2021
The Salt Lake City School District has students returning to the classroom today. How are they doing on distributing the vaccine to their teachers and staff? Lee will review conversations with Spokesperson Yandary Chatwin and Interim Superintendent Larry Madden. Jacquelyn Conklin...
3 more arrested in massage parlor raid   (10:33)2-8-2021
Paul Nelson, KSL Newsradio Reporter, joins Lee to tell the story of how a massage parlor raid unfolded in Utah County late last week. See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.
Top 2 @ 2   (08:25)2-8-2021
Lee will discuss how tomorrow is the big day in the Senate and review his gun report. See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.
She Jack’s gun registry bill is back   (16:15)2-8-2021
Lee will discuss the latest news on gun rights, Utah's permit-less carry bill, and Joe Biden's thoughts on guns. See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.
The Super Bowl and its ads   (18:52)2-8-2021
The big game this weekend had a clear winner and loser with plenty of funny commercials in-between. Lee will discuss the silly advertisements and how the Superbowl gives us hope.  See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.
Millcreek avalanche takes the lives of four people   (09:43)2-8-2021
Drew Hardesty, Avalanche Forecaster with the Forest Service Utah Avalanche Center, joins Lee to discuss the avalanche that left four dead this weekend and why current conditions are so dangerous. See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.
A big week for national news   (09:01)2-8-2021
Lee looks forward to the week ahead in national politics, including Trump's second impeachment trial.  See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.
Vaccine Q & A with UDOH immunization director   (16:17)2-7-2021
You've got questions, we've got answers! The Utah Department of Health Immunization Director Rich Lakin joins Live Mic with Lee Lonsberry to answer our listeners' most pressing questions.  See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.
Salt Lake City returns to in-person classes   (10:40)2-7-2021
Schools within the Salt Lake City School District have officially returned to in-person classes after almost a year of going virtual. What does this mean behind the scenes? Lee speaks with Interim Superintendent Larry Madden to learn more.  See omnystudio.com/listener for priva...
Top 2 @ 2 p.m.   (07:45)2-7-2021
What are the top headlines from today? Lee will look at the top two stories trending right now at 2 p.m. See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.
Where does this fit into history?   (09:51)2-7-2021
Donald Trump is the first and only president to be impeached twice while in office. How does this fit into the grand scheme of history, especially as the Senate enters the official impeachment trial next week? Lee speaks to political science professor Damon Cann from Utah State U...
Snowy weather   (07:35)2-7-2021
Utah will finally get some of its world-famous snow this weekend. What does this mean for the roads? Lee talks to Utah Department of Transportation spokesman John Gleason to learn more.  See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.
Impeachment trial looms   (18:39)2-7-2021
The impeachment trial of former President Donald Trump is set to begin next week. We hop on the line with Ron Fox, a Republican who served as a surrogate to Trump, and Scott Howell, a Democrat who serves in a similar position for President Joe Biden, to give their conflicting opi...
Child Tax Battle   (16:45)2-7-2021
Sen. Mitt Romney unveiled a plan Thursday to send American families $350 a month for each young child and $250 for each school-age child on an ongoing basis. Lee breaks down what this mean.  See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.
Let me talk to the vaccine distributor: Morgan-Weber County   (16:55)2-5-2021
Jesse Bush, public information specialist and vaccination clinic organizer Weber-Morgan Health Department joins Lee to answer questions from listeners on the vaccine distribution. See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.
Should elementary kids participate in school suicide prevention programs?   (08:37)2-5-2021
Rep. Brian King has a proposal to expand Suicide Prevention education to K-12 rather than just 7-12 grades in Utah. He'll join Lee to break it down. See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.
Let us dance   (16:36)2-5-2021
Taylorsville High School junior Caitlin Bone brought a proposal to her School Board reminiscent of Kevin Bacon in Footloose. Lee and Dave Noriega will discuss how the pandemic is impacting parents and students and how the attitude needs to change from saying no to saying yes. Se...
Reagan: Dignity, respect and kindness make America extraordinary   (09:48)2-5-2021
Stephen M. Studdert served as a White House adviser to President Ronald Reagan, ahead of Reagan's 110th birthday this weekend. He joins Lee to discuss the former president's legacy. See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.
Will Trump testify at the Senate trial?   (09:12)2-5-2021
Impeachment managers are requesting Trump's testimony as part of the Senate trial. Lee will break down this latest update ahead of next week's trial. See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.
Marjorie Taylor Greene   (16:54)2-5-2021
House members are debating and voting today on allowing Rep. Marjorie Taylor Green to sit in House Committees. The Congresswoman also apologized on the House Floor today for embracing conspiracy theories. Lee will break down her comments and the reaction. See omnystudio.com/list...
Let me speak to a vaccine administrator: Davis County   (17:09)2-4-2021
Trevor Warner Communications Manager, Davis County Health Department, answers listener questions on the vaccine. See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.
Honoring the Ghost Army   (19:21)2-4-2021
Congressman Chris Stewart is proposing an act in Congress to honor Ghost Army veterans. Stewart and the Utah teen who's been advocating for the act will join Lee to explain the purpose of the bill and what it means to them.  See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.
Facebook vs. Apple   (16:38)2-4-2021
Apple is expected to change its opt-in options for online tracking and Facebook plans to educate its users on how great tracking is. Caitlin McGarry, Consumer tech editor at Gizmodo also joins Lee to discuss the subject further.  See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy informat...
Honoring Capitol Police officer Brian Sicknick   (09:05)2-4-2021
Lee tells the story of officer Brian Sicknick as he's honored today in the Capitol. See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.
Let me speak to a vaccine administrator: Utah County   (17:49)2-4-2021
Aislynn Tolman-Hill, Utah County Health Department spokesperson, takes listener questions on getting the vaccine in Utah County.   See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.
The Nobel Peace Prize   (10:22)2-4-2021
Who should get the Nobel Peace Prize? Several recent nominations are raising some eyebrows. Lee will review the history of the prize and discuss who has historically been awarded the honor. See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.
Dixie State name change   (18:15)2-4-2021
Dave Clark Chair, the board of trustees at Dixie State University, joins Lee to discuss how he doesn't want to see a name change at the University, but now supports the change. Listeners join in on the conversation as well.  See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.
Confucius Institute   (18:50)2-4-2021
Rep. Candice Pierucci joins Lee to discuss her resolution to protect Utah's Higher Ed institutions from the influence of the Chinese Communist Party through the Confucius Institute.  See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.
From the U's Chief Safety Officers to MSU's   (08:14)2-4-2021
After just a year in the position, University of Utah Chief Safety Officer Marlon Lynch, is leaving the University for a position at Michigan State University. See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.
The negotiations that weren’t   (10:51)2-4-2021
Lee reviews what's ahead for COVID relief in DC after Jen Psaki discussed the meeting yesterday between the President and Republican leadership. See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.
Vaccine Q&A   (17:46)2-2-2021
Nicholas Rupp with the Salt Lake County Health Department joins Lee to answer listener questions on getting the vaccine in Salt Lake County. See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.
Holly Courtier follow-up   (09:20)2-2-2021
An investigation into the woman who went missing in Zion National Park last year has been closed without any charges. Lee will discuss the importance of follow-up on cases like this one. See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.
A homeless camp in a yard   (16:28)2-2-2021
A Salt Lake City man is hosting a homeless camp in his front yard and dancing along a fine line of County Health Department rules to keep it going. Lee will break down his story and tell the story of a Chicago man who was shut down for letting homeless people sleep in his basemen...
Sen. Romney plus others meet with Pres. Biden on COVID-19 aid   (19:27)2-2-2021
Lee will break down the discussions in Washington among republican leadership and President Biden on covid-19 relief. Lee takes live calls on direct payment as well.  See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.
Gov. Cox on Utah's vaccine distribution   (11:06)2-2-2021
Governor Spencer Cox joins Lee to provide an update on the state's vaccine distribution plan after it was announced Utah will be getting more doses. See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.
Johnson and Johnson vaccine   (10:39)2-2-2021
News of the effectiveness of the Johnson and Johnson vaccine may at first seem disappointing, but Debbie Dujanovic joins Lee to discuss the long-term outlook for the vaccine's effectiveness. See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.
Fatherhood pregnancy support   (07:47)1-29-2021
A Utah lawmaker is proposing a bill to extend child support to cover pregnancy costs. Lee will break down the arguments and questions from a hearing in committee yesterday. See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.
Gamestop Stock and Robinhood   (18:35)1-29-2021
Lee breaks down the latest on everything you need to know about what is happening with Gamestop stock and what it means for Robinhood. Caleb Silver, Editor In Chief, Investopedia, New York, joins to explain more.  See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.
Mental health during the COVID-19 pandemic   (25:55)1-29-2021
Children’s hospitals across the country are seeing a wave of mental health struggles with COVID-19. Dr. Marion Bishop, ER Doctor joins Lee to discuss what she has seen in her own hospital. Chuck Sharp, Clinical Mental Health Counselor, joins Lee to discuss how he's counseling c...
Challenger 35th Anniversary   (10:07)1-29-2021
Lee reviews a chat from one year ago today on the Challenger explosion anniversary with BYU Instructor Carrie Moore, who covered the day 35 years ago as a reporter. See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.
Religious Liberty Bill and Concealed Carry Firearm Amendments   (17:43)1-29-2021
Rep. Cory Maloy joins Lee to discuss his proposed legislation on health department powers over personal and religious liberty. Additionally, Rep. Walt Brooks joins the program to discuss the latest on his Concealed Carry Firearm Amendments. See omnystudio.com/listener for privac...
Private space travel   (08:40)1-27-2021
If you could fly to space on your own buck, would you? Lee will break down the latest update on private space travel and take listener calls at 2:50 See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.
U.S. Rep. Blake Moore named to armed services, natural resources committees   (09:14)1-27-2021
Congressman Blake Moore joins Lee to discuss his newest role on two House Committees.  See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.
Should there be congressional term limits   (17:19)1-27-2021
Texas Sen. Ted Cruz has reintroduced legislation that would put term limits on Congressional officials. Lee breaks down what that could mean and hears listener opinions on the subject.  See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.
Sen. Rob Portman calls it quits   (08:49)1-27-2021
GOP Senator Rob Portman says he will not run for re-election in 2022, citing "partisan gridlock." Lee breaks down the implications of Portman's decision to leave politics.  See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.
Why your grandchildren will probably still be fighting over national monuments   (10:07)1-27-2021
Jay Evenson joins Lee to discuss the role of the Antiquities Act in Utah's national monuments and why it's time for Congress to get involved. See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.
Reyes impeachment resolution   (18:56)1-27-2021
Debbie Dujanovic joins Lee in breaking down a resolution to impeach Attorney General Sean Reyes. What will it mean for Utah and has "impeachment" been cheapened? Listeners also give their opinions on the situation.  See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.
Russia protests? What’s next?   (08:05)1-26-2021
After protestors were arrested in Russia this weekend, what comes next? Romney says he wants to see more sanctions, but is that possible? Guest Host Ethan Millard and Holly Richardson break down the latest.  See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.
What's going on with Utah's monuments?   (09:37)1-26-2021
Guest Host Ethan Millard and Holly Richardson discuss what could be ahead for two national monuments in Utah under President Biden. See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.
Sen. Romney on Trump's impeachment   (19:01)1-26-2021
Guest Host Ethan Millard and Holly Richardson talk about Senator Mitt Romney saying there needs to be a trial on President Trump's impeachment in the Senate. They both break down Romney's comments from Sunday's talk shows.  See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.
Larry King and Hank Aaron die   (07:20)1-26-2021
Guest Host Ethan Millard and Holly Richardson review the legacy of two legends in their fields. See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.
The confirmation of the new defense secretary   (08:07)1-26-2021
Guest Host Ethan Millard and Holly Richardson discuss the confirmation of Biden's Secretary of Defense, including how Senator Mike Lee voted on the confirmation. Lloyd Austin was confirmed, becoming the first Black defense secretary in U.S. history. See omnystudio.com/listener f...
Utah's COVID-19 vaccine distribution plan   (29:02)1-26-2021
Guest Host Ethan Millard and Holly Richardson speak on Governor Spencer Cox defending Utah's COVID-19 vaccine distribution this weekend. And Lt. Governor Deidre Henderson joins them live to talk about Utah ramping up its vaccine distribution plan along with schools returning to t...
Presidential Pardon   (08:44)1-24-2021
Sarah Barney's husband, Lynn Barney, was pardoned by President Trump on his last day in office. Sarah joins Lee to tell the story of how Lynn came to request a presidential pardon.  See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.
Substitute Teacher bonuses?   (19:45)1-24-2021
Should substitute teachers receive bonus checks along with other Utah teachers? Lee will discuss why it makes sense, then he'll take listener's calls to get their perspective.  See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.
Top 2 @ 2 p.m.   (09:22)1-24-2021
Get a sneak peek at the top stories Lee is following today.  See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.
Burgess Owens   (09:56)1-24-2021
Congressman Burgess Owens joins Lee Lonsberry to discuss a letter he and other freshman congressmembers have sent to President Biden in his first week. See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.
MARRIAGE SELF-SOLEMNIZATION   (08:30)1-24-2021
State Representative Jennifer Dailey-Provost joins Lee to discuss her bill that would allow a couple to solemnize their own wedding.  See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.
Impeachment trial   (10:31)1-24-2021
Majority Leader Chuck Schumer spoke on the Senate Floor this morning on what's next for the impeachment of Donald Trump in the Senate.  See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.
Exec. Order: Review Bears Ears & Grand Staircase   (10:19)1-24-2021
Former Congressman Rob Bishop was involved in the work to downsize the Bears Ears and Grand Staircase-Escalante National Monuments under Donald Trump. Now with those boundaries under review with an executive order from President Biden, Rob Bishop joins Lee to discuss what it coul...
Executive Orders   (08:29)1-23-2021
President Biden is racking up a large stage of Executive Orders in the first few days of his Presidency. Lee will review their importance and what they mean for Utah.  See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.
Amanda Gorman   (10:11)1-23-2021
Lee will tell the story of the young poet who's captured attention after her "the Hill We Climb" poem performed at the inauguration.  See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.
How do Utahns feel about Biden?   (08:43)1-21-2021
Lee breaks down Utahns reaction to the new Biden Administration. See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.
Should Trump be pardoned?   (14:55)1-21-2021
Lee will break down the argument to have President Biden pardon former President Donald Trump. Listeners call in with their reaction to the idea as well.  See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.
The bibles   (10:07)1-21-2021
Lee will tell the story of the swearing in and discuss the importance of the Biden family bible in today's swearing-in. See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.
Rep. Moore reacts to the inauguration   (08:39)1-21-2021
Congressman Blake Moore joins Lee to give his reaction to his first inauguration.  See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.
Readying the White House   (09:19)1-21-2021
Mark Remillard, an ABC News Correspondent in Washington, joins Lee to break down the next steps for the White House. The White House is always deep cleaned before a new Administration takes over, but this time virtually every surface of the 55,000-square-foot mansion is being scr...
The future of UDOH   (18:38)1-21-2021
In an email to staff, the director of the Utah Department of Health announced a possible realignment of the department. The communications director for UDOH, Tom Hudachko, joins Lee to talk about the possible changes. Rep. Paul Ray, a bill sponsor backing these changes, joins Lee...
What's ahead for Pres. Biden?   (10:10)1-21-2021
Jeff Merchant, Utah Democratic Party Chair, joins Lee to look ahead to the next four years and what's expected from President Joe Biden. See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.
Past inaugurations to present inaugurations   (19:38)1-21-2021
Ron Fox, a Utahn whose has staffed four presidential inaugurations, joins Lee to discuss today's importance in history and how it compares to past presidential inaugurations. See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.
Three takeaways from Pres. Biden's inauguration   (18:00)1-21-2021
President Joe Biden addressed the nation for the first time as President this morning. Lee will walk through his 3 takeaways from his remarks. Listeners share their reactions with Lee as well.  See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.
Sen. Mike Lee on a review of two national monuments   (10:33)1-21-2021
Sen Mike Lee joins Lee to discuss his reaction to a review of two national monuments in Utah announced by President Biden yesterday. See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.
Starbucks to the rescue   (07:59)1-20-2021
What does Starbucks have to do with the vaccine distribution? Lee will break down the plan. See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.
Pres. Trump's farewell address   (09:44)1-20-2021
Pres. Trump provided a near 20-minute farewell video today, on the day before the inauguration of Joe Biden. He spoke of his Administration's goals and accomplishments. In this segment Lee provides a small sampling of the speech. See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy informati...
Leavitt: get the vaccine in arms!   (08:52)1-20-2021
Governor Mike Leavitt, Former HHS Secretary and Gov. of Utah, joins Lee to discuss his thoughts on the vaccine distribution roll-out. See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.
Top 2 @ 2   (08:10)1-20-2021
Lee discusses Day 1 at the Utah Legislative General Session and vaccine help from the private sector. See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.
Nuclear football and other handoffs   (08:50)1-20-2021
What happens when the powers to launch nuclear weapons is passed from one presidential administration to another? Lee will break it down. See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.
Capitol Security   (09:02)1-20-2021
U.S. Attorney for Utah, John Huber, joins Lee to discuss the latest on the U.S. Capitol security and what extremism means when it comes to prosecution. See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.
How to follow along?   (09:50)1-20-2021
The Utah legislative session will be partly virtual (for the first time for a full session) this year. What does that mean for public comments and involvement? Lee will break down everything you need to know about how to take part in the legislative process this year. See omnyst...
Legislative Sandbox   (09:50)1-20-2021
Speaker of the Utah House, Brad Wilson spoke this morning on the opening of the legislative session about a regulatory sandbox. Connor Boyack, President of Libertas Institute, joins Lee to discuss what that means for Utah. See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.
Biden inauguration   (09:12)1-20-2021
Stephen Studdert, American political advisor, joins Lee to break down what to watch for with Joe Biden's inauguration based on his experience advising for past inaugurations.   See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.
Utah & National News   (08:22)1-20-2021
Lee will review the biggest stories we're following today including Sen. Mitch McConnell on the Senate floor today, the first day of the legislative session and the vaccine roll-out. See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.
Head of Sweet’N Low dies at 89   (07:32)1-19-2021
The mastermind behind the artificial sweetener, Donald Tober, has died at the age of 89. Tober jumped from his apartment building in New York City. Lee reviews his life and the implications behind it.   See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.
January 6th vs. last summer   (09:37)1-19-2021
Lee shares his opinion about protesters storming the US Capitol on Jan. 6 and how it compares to the Black Lives Matter protests throughout the country last summer.  See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.
Remembering Dr. King   (38:01)1-19-2021
As we remember the legacy of Martin Luther King Jr. and his fight for civil rights, Lee tells the story of Dr. King's father, Martin Luther King Jr. Lee also highlights key parts from University of Utah's MLK week themes "Good Trouble," which also commemorates the late John Lewis...
Davis County vaccination roll out   (09:07)1-19-2021
Davis County has started vaccinating its residents. KSL NewsRadio host Dave Noreiga joins Lee to break down the county's plan to distribute the COVID-19 vaccine.  See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.
The weekend that wasn't and the week to come   (11:37)1-19-2021
The FBI warned of planned protests in all 50 states ahead of President-elect Joe Biden's inauguration. KSL was at the Utah Capitol over the weekend and was prepared to report on the protests, however, only a small group of demonstrators showed up. Lee breaks down what happened ov...
Teaching Martin Luther King's legacy in schools   (11:20)1-18-2021
Every year on Jan. 18, we celebrate the legacy of the notorious civil rights leader, Martin Luther King Jr. However, one community leader, educator and coach, Kamaal Ahmad believes more should be done to educate students on the historical impact of MLK's leadership. Kamaal joins ...
Reconnect with a political foe   (07:27)1-16-2021
Yesterday Lee challenged listeners and himself to connect with someone they don't agree with and have a personal chat. He'll give an update and ask listeners how it went. See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.
Eye on the Hill 2021: Utah legislative preview   (10:24)1-16-2021
State Representative Doug Welton joins Lee to discuss his hopes for the upcoming Legislative session. See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.
Teaching today's history   (17:30)1-16-2021
Elizabeth Weight, Utah State Rep. and Jr and High school teacher, joins Lee to discuss how teachers should teach students about the second impeachment of the President. Lee also reviews recommendations from Dr. Elizabeth Dorrance Hall from Michigan State University on how to talk...
Calling out the variant and the violence   (09:51)1-16-2021
Lee reviews what Utah health officials said in a news conference about the state's first confirmed case of the coronavirus variant. Boyd Matheson, Opinion Editor and Host of Inside Sources, joins Lee to talk about calling out violence when it occurs.  See omnystudio.com/listene...
How does someone get to this point?   (09:57)1-16-2021
Last week, Rep. John Curtis used the word terror to describe the protests at the Capitol. Dan Waddington, Criminal Justice Professor at UVU, has a Ph.D. in extremism and has worked in counterterrorism overseas for 15 years. He joins Lee to discuss how someone goes from normal to ...
John Sullivan: From speed skater to FBI custody   (18:29)1-16-2021
Lee tells the story of John Sullivan, who is now in FBI custody after last week's protests. But, just a few years ago he was training for the Olympics. See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.
Eye on the Hill 2021: Utah legislative preview   (09:25)1-15-2021
Representative Gay Lynn Bennion joins Lee to discuss her first session in the Legislature and her expectations for the upcoming session. See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.
Processing the last week   (08:45)1-15-2021
Lee discusses how to talk about this past week and to try or not to try. See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.
Probing Capitol tours before the protests   (08:49)1-15-2021
Andy Field, ABC News Correspondent in Washington, joins Lee to discuss how Congressional Democrats have demanded an investigation into what they call "suspicious behavior and access" for some visitors the day before the Capitol protests. See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy i...
Should/can the US Senate even hold a trial?   (19:26)1-15-2021
What is the next step for the presidential impeachment of President Trump? Lee breaks down the arguments to move forward or not to. Listeners give their opinion as well.  See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.
President Trump speaks against violence   (17:51)1-15-2021
Lee will review the biggest take-aways from the President's video message released last night calling for peace. See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.
Eye on the Hill 2021: Utah legislative preview   (09:25)1-14-2021
Michael McKell will start this legislative session not as a member of the Utah House, but instead as a Utah Senator. He'll talk with Lee about his expectations and hopes for the upcoming session. See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.
My friend called the author of the 25th Amendment   (09:55)1-14-2021
Lee will break down what one of the authors of the 25th Amendment says about the Amendment as it comes into the spotlight in the House. See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.
PPP loans 2.0 in Utah   (18:59)1-14-2021
Applications can now begin this week for the second round of Paycheck Protection for small businesses. Lee will discuss how businesses in Utah can take advantage of the forgivable loans and how the state's economy is recovering. Miles Hansen, World Trade Center Utah President and...
A letter from the Joint Chiefs   (10:29)1-14-2021
The Joint Chiefs of the U.S. Armed Forces sent a letter to all members of the military about their duty to defend the Constitution. Lee will walk through the letter and its importance. See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.
Another impeachment and the 25th Amendment   (26:26)1-14-2021
Lee breaks down the House debates on the 25th Amendment from last night and what it means as the House goes forward with the impeachment debate today.  See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.
Rep. Moore's thoughts on impeachment   (09:04)1-13-2021
Representative Blake Moore joins Lee to react to today's impeachment vote against the President in the House today. See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.
Large corporations cut off political donations   (08:01)1-13-2021
Dave Hansen, a former Republican Party chairman and adviser to Orrin Hatch joins Lee to discuss how much of an impact large corporation political donations actually make in Congress. See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.
Eye on the Hill 2021: Utah legislative preview   (09:21)1-13-2021
Chris Wilson, newly elected Utah Senator, joins Lee to discuss his hopes for the upcoming session in the Utah Legislature next week. See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.
FBI is on the look out   (13:35)1-13-2021
The FBI and DOJ held a news conference today asking for the publics' help in identifying individuals who participated in the violent siege of the US Capitol. Lee gives an overview of what was said, and Debbie Dujanovic hops on the conversation to explain the position the FBI is i...
Another option: Censure   (19:15)1-13-2021
Can Republicans get behind a move in Congress to Censure the President rather than Impeach? Lee will break down the reaction. Listeners also call in with their thoughts on Censure.  See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.
President Trump in Texas   (10:07)1-12-2021
Lee walks through the remarks made by the president in Texas today. President Trump spoke about the Capitol violence and the 25th Amendment.  See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.
Social media action against President Trump   (19:01)1-12-2021
Trump has been banned from Twitter indefinitely and other platforms are blocking the President for the next few weeks before the inauguration. Lee will walk through those decisions. And Lee speaks with listeners on the subject. See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information...
Heroes from Wednesday   (09:59)1-12-2021
Lee will tell three separate stories from Wednesday of members of Congress and the Capitol police, showing bravery, and leadership to keep people safe and to simply clean up the mess left by others.  See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.
Eye on the Hill 2021: Utah legislative preview   (09:20)1-12-2021
Ret. Maj. Gen. Jefferson Burton, State Representative, joins Lee to look forward to the upcoming Utah Legislative session. See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.
Capitol violence and security   (27:57)1-12-2021
Former Congressman Rob Bishop joins to discuss how the Capitol has always been a magnet for violence. And Lee will walk through the new security measures for members of the House at the airport. Additionally, what will security look like at the Capitol moving forward? The head of...
Will President Trump be impeached again?   (21:34)1-12-2021
Lee discusses the draft for impeachment charges against the President and a 25th Amendment resolution in the U.S. House. What does it mean for the next week and a half for the Trump administration? See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.
Future value   (08:20)1-9-2021
With one presidential administration on the way out, what will the future look like for those who've worked in the Trump White House with so many cabinet member resigning? Lee will discuss his expectations. See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.
National Security   (09:41)1-9-2021
Ryan Vogel Director of the Center for National Security Studies at UVU, joins Lee to break down how the Biden administration will move forward with national security following Wednesday's protests. See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.
Trump's latest   (09:09)1-9-2021
Lee breaks down the lastest from the President including Trump not attending the Inauguration and the video of Trump conceding from last night. He'll also take live calls from listeners to hear what they have to say.  See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.
Overshadowed - The Dems success   (09:09)1-9-2021
While the protests in DC have taken up much of the news this week, the democrats made huge gains in the Senate. Scott Howell joins Lee to discuss. See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.
Electronic Security Compromises   (11:08)1-9-2021
What will it take to secure the digital security and integrity of congress after protestors broke into offices on Wednesday? Jon Callas Dir. of Technology Projects at Electronic Frontier Foundation joins Lee to discuss what needs to happen next See omnystudio.com/listener for pr...
Clean up/catch up on Washington   (09:33)1-9-2021
A lot of news coming out of the nation's Capital in the last 24 hours. Lee will discuss the stories he's following and why the latest from the President is so important. See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.
How did the Capitol siege happen and what does the future hold?   (33:01)1-7-2021
The violent mob that broke into the Capitol building in a failed attempt to halt the congressional approval of electoral votes in favor of Biden has left Americans with a plethora of questions. Lee speaks with Boyd Matheson on how we can endure this and move forward. Debbie Duja...
Congress approves the electoral votes   (08:50)1-7-2021
Lee will break down highlights from Senate speeches last night during the debate on the Electoral College certification.  See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.
Unfolding the chaos at the Capitol   (41:11)1-7-2021
The siege on the US Capitol building will forever leave a mark on the American people. Lee spoke with current and former members of Utah congresstional about their reaction to the events that unfolded. Rep. John Curtis gave his take on the electoral vote and being locked in the C...
What's next for the nation?   (06:44)1-7-2021
Lee adds his thoughts on where we go from here as a nation and what role will the 25th Amendment play after yesterday's siege of the US Capitol  See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.
The future of former Governor Gary Herbert   (17:07)1-5-2021
After serving for 11 1/2 years, he is passing the baton. Lee will speak with former Governor Gary Herbert about his first day out of the job. They'll talk about what his plans are for the future and what advice he gives to new Governor Spencer Cox. See omnystudio.com/listener fo...
Petition to certify the election   (10:52)1-5-2021
Sen. Lee is circulating a petition to certify the 2020 election. Lee will break down the highlights from the petition. See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.
Rep. John Curtis on the vote certification   (09:04)1-5-2021
Rep. Curtis will vote to certify the 2020 presidential election results. He'll join Lee to discuss his reasoning behind the vote.  See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.
The future of the GOP   (26:53)1-5-2021
What does the future of the GOP look like at the end of Trump's presidency? Deseret News Opinion Writer Samuel Benson joins Lee to discuss his thoughts on the party's future. Boyd Matheson, the host of Inside Sources gives his take. And Lee asks listeners how do they envision th...
Deidre Henderson's first day as Lt. Governor   (10:23)1-5-2021
Deidre Henderson, Utah's new Lt. Governor, joins Lee to discuss her hopes for the future in her new role. See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.
New York City Governor Cuomo cutting in line?   (08:31)1-5-2021
KSL NewsRadio Host Debbie Dujanovic joins Lee in discussing how the COVID-19 vaccine is being distributed around the world and why New York's Governor is so worried about line cutting. See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.
What's happening with crime in Salt Lake City?   (11:38)1-5-2021
John Wojick, KSL Newsradio Reporter, joins Lee to discuss plans to address Salt Lake City's rising crime rates.  See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.
Constitutional conceal carrying   (17:32)1-5-2021
State Representative Walt Brooks joins Lee to discuss his upcoming bill to change the permit requirement for concealed carry in Utah. Lee also discusses Rep. Lauren Boebert carrying a gun in Congress.   See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.
Governor Cox's Inauguration   (18:30)1-5-2021
KSL NewsRadio Reporter Paul Nelson joins Lee from Fillmore ahead of Governor Cox's first address as Governor to the state. Additionally, Lee breaks down comments from Cox and Lt. Governor Henderson's inauguration this morning in St. George.  See omnystudio.com/listener for priv...
Congressman Moore's first day on the Hill   (08:17)1-5-2021
Newly elected and sworn-in Rep. Blake Moore joins Lee to talk about his first day in Congress. See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.
Support for Electoral certification objections are growing   (15:19)1-5-2021
Lee will discuss the growing support for Electoral College vote certifications objections in the House. And we also hear from listeners on the subject.  See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.
Advice for the new Governor of Utah   (08:39)1-5-2021
Chris Peterson challenged newly inaugurated Governor Cox in the race for Governor. He'll join Lee to discuss what advice he'd give the new Governor as he starts out day one. See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.
Two political photos   (10:33)1-5-2021
Today is Lt. Governor Spencer Cox's inauguration. And we also learned about the president's phone call with Georgia's Secretary of State. Lee will break down his reaction to both stories today. See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.
Rep. Chris Stewart to vote against certifying the 2020 presidential election   (13:19)1-4-2021
Congressman Chris Stewart said he isn't planning on voting to certify the 2020 presidential election results. Stewart joins Lee to explain the reasoning behind his decision.  See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.
New Years   (36:08)1-1-2021
Lee will break down how New Years Eve will look different around the world this year.  First, he'll talk to Carole Mikita, KSL-TV Senior Religion and Arts Reporter, to discuss Ballet West's special Nutcracker broadcast on KSL TV tonight.  Next, Jacklyn Briggs, Marketing Direc...
2020 Crazy running year... and other positives   (09:03)1-1-2021
Lee will discuss how 2020 was a unique year for running... and how there are many things we can look back on fondly from the last year.  See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.
Gyms in 2021   (10:00)1-1-2021
How will locally owned gyms approach 2021 after 2020 was so hard on their industry? Nate Yeaman, owner of Prolific Fitness in Clearfield, joins Lee to discuss how his gym is looking forward to the next year.  See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.
Pelosi Appoints 1st Female House Chaplain   (08:56)1-1-2021
Lee discusses the newest appointment of the U.S. House Chaplain and break down her background.  See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.
Object to Electoral College results   (20:33)1-1-2021
Rep.-Elect Burgess Owens will join Lee to discuss his backing of an effort to object to the certification of the presidential election. Then Lee will discuss how others in congress are reacting to the effort.  See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.
COVID-19 vaccine distribution update   (09:23)12-31-2020
Lee will break down what we learned today from Rich Lakin, UDOH Immunization Program Manager, in an update to the state's distribution plan. See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.
Coronavirus variant detected in Colorado and the UK   (08:23)12-31-2020
Alex Stone, ABC News Correspondent Los Angeles, discusses with Lee the latest out of Colorado where the first US confirmed case of a variant form of the coronavirus was disgnosed.  See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.
The lowest US population growth in at least 120 years   (10:32)12-31-2020
With the US experiencing the smallest growth rate in over a hundred years, Lee discusses what the latest trend could mean for the future after 2020. See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.
What 2020 has taught me   (08:43)12-31-2020
Lee discusses the lessons he's learned this year and what he'll do with those lessons in 2021. See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.
A year in review: Utah's windstorm and earthquake   (39:13)12-31-2020
As if the pandemic wasn’t enough, Utahns endured an earthquake and a historic windstorm this year. Lee remembers it all with some who experienced it. Part I: John Wojick, KSL Newsradio Reporter, joins Lee to discuss how the day of the earthquake was unlike any other in the ne...
Sen. Josh Hawley to reject Electoral College vote   (09:55)12-31-2020
Lee will break down the plans of Sen. Hawley to object during Congress's counting of the Electoral College vote on Jan. 6. See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.
A $2,000 update   (09:09)12-31-2020
Lee will discuss the latest from Congress on the COVID-19 relief package and what could happen with $2,000 checks out to Americans. See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.
A flashback of 2020   (10:00)12-30-2020
What a wild year it has been! Lee takes us back through the most memorable moments of 2020... as if there wasn't enough. See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.
A new medical school is coming to Utah   (09:08)12-30-2020
The U of U Medical School better watch out--a new school is coming to town. Dr. John Dougherty, Founding Dean & Chief Academic Officer of Noorda-COM, joins Lee to talk about a new medical school coming to town.  See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.
Who do you admire?   (18:38)12-30-2020
The tale of two presidencies. Donald Trump and Michelle Obama were the most admired people in 2020, according to a Gallup poll. Lee breaks down the results and asks listeners who their most admired person for 2020 was.  See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.
No-kill animal shelters in Utah   (09:57)12-30-2020
Utah is one step closer to becoming a no-kill animal shelter state. Temma Martin with the Best Friends Animal Society joins Lee to talk about Utah possibly becoming the second state in the nation to implement no-kill shelters.  See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy informati...
Phil Lymam speaks on being pardoned   (19:58)12-30-2020
Utahn Phil Lymam received a pardon from President Trump for an ATV ride on protected land. Lymam himself joins Lee to talk about the pardon and what it means to him.  See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.
Will Congress override Pres. Trump's veto?   (09:50)12-30-2020
It's a first for President Trump. The Senate may override the president's veto of the National Defense Authorization Act, which the House already has. Reps. Curtis, Stewart, & McAdams voted to override the veto. The Senate will vote on the override tomorrow. Lee breaks down wh...
No Senate vote on $2k stimulus checks   (10:19)12-30-2020
Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell blocked the vote for increasing eligible Americans' stimulus checks to $2,000, which passed the House the day prior. Lee breaks down the blocked vote and what it could mean for the future.  See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy informati...
From JV to SCOTUS   (18:14)12-29-2020
Can students be disciplined for what they share on social media? That's a conversation the US Supreme Court is hearing. Lee breaks down the current lawsuit and listeners share their opinion on the subject.  See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.
My Christmas report   (20:07)12-29-2020
Lee shares how he spent his holiday weekend. He also asks listeners how they spent their's, and how it changed due to the pandemic.  See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.
How effective is the COVID-19 vaccine?   (08:36)12-29-2020
The two different COVID-19 vaccines authorized by the FDA still leave lingering questions, such as how effective is it? Lee breaks down the effectiveness of the vaccine.  See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.
Utah COVID-19 data post-holidays   (09:22)12-29-2020
COVID-19 numbers in Utah have been slowly declining for a couple of weeks now. However, health care officials are preparing for a spike in cases and hospital stays due to the holidays. Lee covers what Intermountain Healthcare said during a news conference updating the public on U...
Joe Biden plans to use the Defense Production Act   (10:23)12-29-2020
President-elect Joe Biden is planning to use the Defense Production Act to quicken COVID-19 vaccine distribution around the US. Lee breaks down the law and what it could mean for the future of America post-pandemic.  See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.
Giving away your $600   (09:16)12-29-2020
If you didn't absolutely need your $600 stimulus check, would you consider giving it away to someone who does? KSL NewsRadio's Debbie Dunjanovic joins Lee to talk about giving away or putting away the money given to you by the federal government. See omnystudio.com/listener for ...
Pres. Trump signed COVID-19 relief   (18:00)12-29-2020
At the last minute, the president signed an annual spending bill, including additional COVID-19 relief and $600 checks to eligible Americans. Lee discusses the new bill and takes calls from listeners about how they spent their first stimulus checks.  See omnystudio.com/listener...
Suicide prevention and mental health resources   (09:30)12-28-2020
Jason Perry and Morgan Lyon Cotti from the Hinkley Institute guest host. Steve Eliason, State Representative, District 45, joins to program to discuss suicide prevention around the holidays. See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.
Governor Cox's administration transition   (08:03)12-28-2020
Jason Perry and Morgan Lyon Cotti from the Hinkley Institute guest host. Lynne Ward Co-chair for Project Gateway, the Cox /Henderson Transition, explains what will change with Governor-Elect Cox taking office next month. See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.
New Smithsonian Museums   (10:25)12-28-2020
Jason Perry and Morgan Lyon Cotti from the Hinkley Institute guest host. Representative Rebecca Chavez Houck, Former State Representative, joins the program to discuss the significance of two new museums. See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.
Year of the women   (08:24)12-28-2020
Michelle Quist a Political Commentator, joins guest hosts Jason Perry and Morgan Lyon Cotti from the Hinkley Institute on the importance of 150 years of Utah women voting. See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.
Utah's vaccine rollout plan   (06:43)12-28-2020
Jason Perry and Morgan Lyon Cotti from the Hinkley Institute guest host. Dr. Kavish Choudhary, Senior Director, inpatient and infusion pharmacy services University of Utah Hospitals and Clinics, informs listeners on what has gone into the vaccine rollout and who is next to receiv...
The U's Spring athletic plan   (09:29)12-28-2020
Jason Perry and Morgan Lyon Cotti from the Hinkley Institute guest host. Mark Harlan, Athletics Director, University of Utah, joins the program to discuss what the spring sports season will look like and how the U is keeping student-athletes safe. See omnystudio.com/listener for...
Stimulus relief drama   (19:02)12-28-2020
Jason Perry and Morgan Lyon Cotti from the Hinkley Institute guest host. Spencer Stokes, Lobbyist and President of Stokes Strategies, joins Jason Perry to discuss the latest on the Covid-19 relief package out of Congress. Natalie Gochnour, Director, Kem C. Gardner Policy Institu...
Utah legislative preview   (08:44)12-28-2020
Jason Perry and Morgan Lyon Cotti from the Hinkley Institute guest host. Abby Osborne, Chief of Staff to Speaker of the Utah House of Representatives, joins the program to discuss the big issues Utah legislators will tackle this upcoming year. See omnystudio.com/listener for pri...
Why not make it Christmas of reading?   (18:45)12-23-2020
Lee has a love of reading. He'll issue a challenge to listeners to make this year a special Christmas, by making it a Christmas of reading.  See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.
The Vaccines: Hope on the Horizon   (09:08)12-23-2020
Dr. Marion Bishop, an ER Doctor in Cache Valley, joins Lee to break down how the vaccine is being distributed in her hospital, which was not one of the first five in the state.  See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.
How the UT delegation voted   (09:29)12-23-2020
Lee will break down votes and statements from Utah's congressional members in DC on the latest Covid-19 relief package.  See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.
Return to the classroom, bonuses and vaccines   (04:24)12-23-2020
Larry Madden, Salt Lake City School District Interim Superintendent joins Lee to discuss his plan to return students to the classroom.  See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.
Biden to speak from Delaware   (14:14)12-23-2020
Expecting a statement from President Elect Joe Biden ahead of Christmas and a day after Congress reached a deal on Covid-19 relief.  See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.
Cox on the teacher bonuses and SLCSD'   (07:22)12-22-2020
What does Utah's next governor think of bonus checks for Utah's teachers, especially those in the Salt Lake School District? Lee will break down comments made by Governor Elect Spencer Cox. See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.
Running Salt Lake City Streets - Every one of them.   (10:56)12-22-2020
Bryant Heath joins Lee to break down how he spent 2020...running on each street in Salt Lake City. See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.
Gaining weight in the pandemic   (10:18)12-22-2020
How has the pandemic impacted your physical health and weight? Lee will discuss one survey. See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.
News from UK spooks Market   (08:44)12-22-2020
Caleb Silver, Editor In Chief, Investopedia, New York, joins Lee to explain the market today as news breaks from the UK on a possible new strain of the coronavirus. See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.
Doctors leaving during pandemic   (10:03)12-22-2020
A few weeks ago Lee discussed "the Fauci Effect" of students applying more to med school during the pandemic, but what about higher rates of burnout among doctors and nurses? Lee will discuss what several surveys show us about how the pandemic is impacting the healthcare industry...
Sleep apnea and the pandemic?   (08:20)12-22-2020
How has sleep been interrupted during the pandemic? Jamison Spencer joins Lee to explain what he's seen working with people who struggle with sleep apnea? See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.
The Vaccines: Hope on the Horizon What’s next for the vaccine distribution plan?   (09:44)12-22-2020
Tom Hudachko, Director of Communications Utah Department of Health, joins Lee to break down how many vaccines the state has distrubted and how many more are on the way. See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.
1918 holiday gathering warnings   (10:35)12-22-2020
How will Utahns approach gathering for the holidays during the pandemic? Lee will discuss the lessons learned from the 1918 pandemic. See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.
I’ll be darned. They struck a deal   (18:47)12-22-2020
Lee will react to the news of a deal struck in congress for covid-19 relief and discuss that $600 check that could come into your bank account soon See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.
Pioneer Park street camping   (08:40)12-21-2020
After a homeless camp cleanup by the Utah Department of Health last week, the Pioneer Park Coalition is saying cleaning up homeless camps is the compassionate thing to do. Dave Kelly, chair of the Pioneer Park Coalition, joins Lee to explain why.  See omnystudio.com/listener fo...
COVID positive minks in Utah?   (10:26)12-21-2020
A wild mink in Utah was the first in the country to test positive for COVID-19. Lee will discuss what the USDA is doing testing wild animals for the virus. See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.
Operation Warp Speed   (08:35)12-21-2020
Congressman John Curtis is advocating for the public to trust the COVID-19 vaccine. He'll join Lee to discuss his thoughts on the newly developed and administered vaccine.  See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.
VP Mike Pence receives the COVID-19 vaccine. What about Congress?   (17:10)12-21-2020
Vice President Mike, Second Lady Karen Pence and Surgeon General Jerome Adams received the COVID-19 vaccine on live TV. Lee will break down the Vice President's comments after getting the vaccine. What's the timeline for Congress to receive the shots? See omnystudio.com/listener...
An update on a COVID-19 stimulus package   (08:28)12-21-2020
Will Congress reach a deal this weekend on Covid-19 relief? Lee will discuss the latest and the possibilities if things DON'T work out by the deadline. See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.
Trump vs. Biden: Space Round   (09:57)12-16-2020
With a new Space Force and manned launches by private companies, the Trump Administration has prioritized space. How will that continue with the next administration?  See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.
Guns and the Capitol   (10:19)12-16-2020
Open carry is allowed at the U.S. Capitol... but does that mean you SHOULD open carry? Lee gets into it all here.  See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.
San Francisco school may drop Lincoln name   (09:21)12-16-2020
A school board in San Francisco is looking at changing the name of one school named after former president Abe Lincoln after the renaming committee said President Lincoln "did not show through policy or rhetoric that black lives ever mattered to [him]. Lee breaks down the detail...
The vaccine and minorities in Utah   (09:15)12-16-2020
KSL Newsradio reporter Paul Nelson has been speaking to state leaders and members of Utah's minority groups about the plans to get them accurate information and convince them the vaccine is safe when many distrust the government.  See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy informa...
COVID-19, skiing, and loud talkers   (07:46)12-16-2020
One Utah ski town is looking at how Covid-19 could spread during the ski season. One aspect we may not have considered... loud talkers as super spreaders. Lee will break down how talking loudly spreads Covid-19.  See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.
How has the pandemic affected the fight against child trafficking?   (09:03)12-16-2020
US Attorney for Utah John Huber joins Lee to discuss the work that his team is doing to protect children in the state from abuse and child trafficking and how the pandemic has affected that work.  See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.
Rising crime in SLC   (18:16)12-16-2020
Crime rates are rising in the state's capital. Salt Lake City Mayor Erin Mendenhall joins Lee to discuss what is being done to switch directions. See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.
Switching political parties   (09:31)12-16-2020
Congressman Paul Mitchel from Michigan is switching political parties. Lee will break down his statement and what it could mean for the future of politics in congress. See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.
Dr. Jill Biden?   (16:45)12-16-2020
Should Jill Biden be referred to as Dr. Biden in the White House? One Wall Street Journal writer argues against it. Susan Madsen, Director of Utah Women and Leadership Project, joins Lee about the topic. Listeners also give their two cents on the subject.   See omnystudio.com/...
Biden addresses the nation   (08:53)12-16-2020
How did Biden do in addressing the nation last night after the Electoral College vote? Lee breaks down the remarks with Boyd Matheson. See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.
Dixie State is dropping the 'Dixie'   (18:22)12-16-2020
Lee will break down the latest on the name change for Dixie State University after the Board of Trustees voted to drop 'Dixie' from the school yesterday. LIsteners also weigh in on the name change.  See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.
Zhang Yongzhen   (08:24)12-15-2020
One Chinese doctor had a significant impact on the development of a vaccine for COVID-19? Lee will tell the story of Zhang Yongzhen. See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.
Utahn picked as one of Time Magazine's Guardians of the Year   (08:23)12-15-2020
Pete Sands, a Utahn was listed as one of Time's Guardians of the Year. He'll join Lee to discuss why and what it means to him. See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.
COVID-19 Relief Plan Presser   (07:52)12-15-2020
Senator Mitt Romney and other members of Congress are expected to discuss a new relief plan. We'll play a part of the press conference from DC. See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.
What does it take to set up a Congressional office?   (10:39)12-15-2020
Blake Moore, Congressman-elect in Utah's 1st District, joins Lee to discuss how he's setting up his team in Washington D.C.   See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.
Dr. Biden   (06:07)12-15-2020
How should Jill Biden be addressed in her role at the White House as First Lady? Lee will break down the arguments made in one Wall Street Journal article and the response. See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.
The Electoral College   (23:07)12-15-2020
Today is the day the Electoral College electors are actually casting their votes. Lee will break down what comes next and how the process works. And one of Utah's electors, Greg Hughes, will join us. See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.
The Vaccines: Hope On the Horizon_Vaccine approved   (28:55)12-15-2020
Lee will review the latest on the Covid-19 vaccine approval and how the vaccine will be distributed here in Utah. He'll also discuss whether the vaccine distribution will work on an honor system, and why that could be a very good thing. See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy in...
Google year review   (07:49)12-14-2020
What was the most searched for term for the year? The results may surprise you. Lee will walk through what we searched for in an unprecedented year. See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.
Time's person of the year   (18:11)12-14-2020
Time chose Joe Biden and Kamala Harris as their "2020 Person of the Year." Lee will respond to that decision and walk through the history of the Person of the Year for the magazine. See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.
Guns and Biden   (07:47)12-14-2020
How will gun rights change with the incoming President? Lee will review how President-elect Joe Biden may approach the 2nd amendment as President. See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.
Manure into electricity   (08:01)12-14-2020
Amy Joi O'Donoghue, Deseret News reporter, joins Lee to break down her latest story on turning manure into electricity. See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.
An update on Congressman Rob Bishop   (08:48)12-14-2020
Lee gives an update on Congressman Rob Bishop's condition after he suffered a stroke earlier this week. See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.
What about inmates and the COVID-19 vaccines?   (10:32)12-14-2020
Should prison inmates be given the vaccine along with healthcare workers? Lee will discuss the argument. See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.
First in line for a COVID-19 vaccine: educators   (17:17)12-14-2020
With teachers moving up to get the vaccine earlier, how will that impact Utah's schools? Heidi Mathews, Utah Education Association President and Melissa Ford, President of the Salt Lake School Board, joins Lee to explain what it could mean for returning to the classroom when educ...
A 2nd Amicus Brief   (06:59)12-14-2020
Lee reviews how an Amicus Brief actually works and discusses another brief to the Supreme Court in support of a Texas lawsuit on the election. See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.
Teachers will get vaccines first   (07:49)12-11-2020
Reporter Lindsay Aerts talks about the news today that teachers may be getting priority on vaccines. See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.
Movie preview and movies for the blind   (17:35)12-11-2020
Movie Show Producer Robynn Garfield comes on Live Mic to talk about all things pandemic movies and what to expect in the upcoming holiday movie season. And what accommodations are made for the visually impaired when it comes to movies? Laws around descriptive text have come about...
Jonny Kim might go to the moon!   (08:26)12-11-2020
Lee talks about how 2020 might be remembered for being the Year of Space Exploration. See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.
Happy Chanukah!   (17:27)12-11-2020
Rabbit Zippel joins Lee to talk about what Chanukah looks like during a pandemic year and to help break down the holiday for our listeners. Boyd also joins Lee to talk about his thoughts on Chanukah and the roll-out of the upcoming vaccine. See omnystudio.com/listener for privac...
Quarters for Christmas   (17:08)12-11-2020
Luanne has been at the helm of the KSL Quarters for Christmas program for 5 years. She joins Lee to talk about the specific needs of the program this year and to share stories from recipients. And Lee reads a few thank-you cards from children who have received items from the Quar...
AG Reyes joins Texas elections lawsuit   (16:28)12-11-2020
A lawsuit out of Texas looks to delay the electoral vote while voting disputes continue. Several Utah political leaders have signed an amicus brief in support of the suit. Lee also hears from listeners on the subject.  See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.
Breakdancing is an Olympic sport   (15:17)12-11-2020
Starting in 2024, breakdancing (called breaking) will be the newest Olympic Sport. Josh Perkins, Executive Director of 1520 Arts, who teaches breaking, will join Lee to discuss the implications. And what other sports should be added to the games.  See omnystudio.com/listener fo...
4 talor   (17:06)12-11-2020
Santa Claus is coming to Zoom! Prices for private zoom meetings with Santa Claus are much more than the free line a Macy's any other year. Lee will break down how Christmas has changed with coronavirus. Listeners also tell us what their families are doing for the holidays.  See...
Taylor family mini farm   (09:35)12-11-2020
Jennie Taylor and Zack Stratton, CEO of Stratton & Brätt, joins Lee to discuss a plan this week to build a mini farm on land owned by Jennie Taylor--fulfilling a dream of her husband Brent Taylor. See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.
A new stimulus plan   (09:32)12-11-2020
Lee reviews the latest out of Washington on the future of a stimulus bill. Now a proposal from Mitch McConnell could spell trouble for a bipartisan effort introduced last week. See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.
Rep. Bishop suffers from a stroke   (10:16)12-11-2020
Rep. Rob Bishop speaks to Lee from George Washington Memorial Hospital after he suffered a "mild" stroke.  See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.
Selling moon rocks   (08:36)12-9-2020
NASA will buy moon rocks for private companies making the trip for them. Lee will break down everything you need to know about the latest update to space exploration. See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.
COVID-19 and obesity   (07:03)12-9-2020
Dr. Rod McKinlay, Associate Medical Director, bariatric surgery for Intermountain Healthcare, joins Lee to discuss why COVID-19 is such a concern for those with obesity. See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.
Quotes for 2020   (24:38)12-9-2020
It's been a unique year for sure, but what phrases and quotes will be most remembered from 2020? Lee will break down one guide and makes his own. See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.
What did Roald Dahl leave behind?   (37:21)12-9-2020
Lee breaks down what children's author Roald Dahl said on vaccines. And Roald Dahl's family is apologizing for the author's anti-Semitism 30 years after his death. Additionally,  Rabbi Avremi Zippel joins Lee to discuss the impact of such an apology and if it comes too late. Se...
Safe Harbor deadline   (08:09)12-9-2020
Today is the "Safe Harbor" deadline for elections across the country. Lee will break down what that means and Justin Lee, Utah State elections director, joins to discuss what it could mean for Utah if there were any lawsuits in the state this year. See omnystudio.com/listener fo...
Chuck Yeager dies at 97   (09:40)12-9-2020
Rep. Chris Stewart, a former USAF pilot joins Lee to discuss Yeager's service to the nation as a pilot. See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.
The Fauci effect   (08:25)12-8-2020
Medical Schools across the country are seeing an increase in applications amid the pandemic. Lee will discuss this and how it could impact the future. See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.
The UK has approved the COVID-19 vaccine   (08:52)12-8-2020
Mark Remillard, ABC News Correspondent, joins Lee to give the latest on the covid-19 vaccine rollout around the world. See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.
Electronic voting in Congress   (09:15)12-8-2020
Mobile internet voting for members of Congress is underway in Washington. Lee talks with Rep. Chris Stewart on how its going and what it could mean for future votes in the U.S. House See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.
The 79th anniversary of Pearl Harbor   (26:14)12-8-2020
Boyd Matheson joins Lee to discuss the 79th anniversary of the Pearl Harbor attack. And, Clark Aposhian, who's father was there, joins to explain his father's experience.  Lee also reviews how the world has changed since that infamous day. See omnystudio.com/listener for privac...
SLCSD failing grades   (34:58)12-8-2020
Students and parents in the Salt Lake City School District are rallying later today to return to in-person classroom learning. Dave Noriega joins Lee to discuss what he learned from the school district earlier today. Ella Fiefia, a 7th grader at Clayton Middle, talks with Lee abo...
Defund the Police vs. The Squad   (07:15)12-8-2020
Obama was interviewed by Peter Hamby on a Snapchat interview program called "Good Luck America." In it, he spoke in pretty pointed terms about the use of the phrase "defund the police." Lee compares the interview to what has been said by "The Squad" in the US House.  See omnyst...
Service animal restrictions   (08:40)12-8-2020
The US has tightened the definition of service animals allowed on planes. Lee breaks down what that means and why the chan0ge was made.  See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.
Polio vaccine vs. COVID-19 vaccine   (10:38)12-7-2020
Lee breaks down the Polio vaccination distribution timeline and compares it to the situation America is facing today with the COVID-19 vaccine plan.  See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.
Artifacts found at a UTA site   (07:22)12-7-2020
Crews found artifacts on a UTA construction site. Lee breaks down the history of the finds. See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.
Firearms and faith   (16:56)12-7-2020
Is there a connection between faith and firearms? Guest Mya Jaradat joins Lee to give their opinion, and listeners also jump in on the conversation.  See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.
Supporting Utah's small businesses   (18:59)12-7-2020
Derek Miller, President, and CEO of the Salt Lake Chamber and Downtown Alliance discuss the distribution of the CARES funds to local businesses. Additionally, local business owner Maxine Turner, founder of Cuisine Unlimited, shares her experience during the pandemic and how the C...
New coronavirus relief proposal   (16:23)12-7-2020
Sen. Mitt Romney, along with other members of the Senate GOP, are backing a new COVID-19 relief package ahead of the new year. Lee breaks down what's in the aid package and what it could mean for many struggling Americans.  See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.
Facebook fighting COVID-19 vaccine misinformation   (09:10)12-4-2020
Mark Remillard, ABC News Correspondent, New York, joins Lee to discuss the latest from Facebook as they plan on stopping any vaccine misinformation about the Covid-19 vaccine on their platform. See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.
Presidential pardons   (17:49)12-4-2020
Can he do that? Lee breaks down pre-emptive presidential pardons. What could Trump do in his last few weeks as President, and what is he likely to do? See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.
Presidential Pendulum   (06:28)12-4-2020
President Trump changed Obama's Bears Ears designation, but will Biden change it again? Lee discusses the undoing of work done by past presidents with each new presidency. See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.
National RNC run   (09:10)12-4-2020
Bruce Hough joins Lee to explain why he's running for co-chair of the National Republican National Committee. See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.
Who will the Republicans nominate in 2024?   (18:16)12-4-2020
Looking forward to the next presidential election, who will Republicans put forward as their nominee? Lee will give his predictions and listeners give their takes as well.  See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.
Youngsters voting in School Board elections?   (08:28)12-4-2020
Dave Noriega will join Lee to discuss the plan of one high school student to have 16 year olds vote in school board elections. See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.
COVID-19 vaccine roundup   (08:28)12-4-2020
Lee will review the UofU Health and Intermountain Healthcare's plan for distributing the covid-19 vaccine within their hospitals. See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.
The spirit of the Festival of Trees   (07:59)12-3-2020
Shona Peterson, the co-chair of the Festival of Trees Volunteer Board, joins Lee to discuss this year's virtual Festival of Trees and why her family participates in the event year after year.  See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.
Monolith buzzkill   (17:20)12-3-2020
We now know more from the people who removed the mysterious metal monolith from the Utah desert. Lee will review their reasoning and give the latest on this crazy story. Listeners give their opinion on the monolith as well.  See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.
The physical toll the COVID-19 era has taken   (06:52)12-3-2020
How has working from home impacted Americans' physical health? Lee will discuss how simply sitting at home has changed the physical health of many Americans, and Lee shares his own experiences. See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.
A demand for food   (10:07)12-3-2020
Ginette Bott, President and CEO of the Utah Food Bank, joins Lee to discuss the need for food donations during the holidays and how the pandemic has impacted how many people the food banks serves monthly.  See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.
CDC updates COVID-19 vaccine plan   (07:23)12-3-2020
Lee reviews the latest from the CDC on the COVID-19 vaccine distribution plan and who should get the shot first. See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.
Remembering federal Judge Dee Benson   (08:44)12-2-2020
Longtime federal Judge Dee Benson passed away at the age of 72 from brain cancer. Lee dives into the history and impact Judge Benson made while serving as a federal judge.  See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.
Word of the year   (08:32)12-2-2020
What should the word of the year be? Merriam-Webster is out with the top word for the year. Oxford has released a whole report on several words. Lee will discuss what Utah's word of the year could be. See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.
A push to save Utah jobs   (09:34)12-2-2020
Shireen Ghorbani, Salt Lake County Councilwoman, joins Lee to discuss an effort calling on Sens. Mike Lee and Mitt Romney to support a targeted economic stimulus package. See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.
A look at Cyber Monday   (09:02)12-2-2020
Will this be the biggest cyber-Monday ever? Black Friday numbers may hold the clue to the impact of the virus on holiday shopping. Lee will break down why it matters. See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.
What the heck is a monolith?   (16:36)12-2-2020
The story just gets weirder and weirder. Lee breaks down the latest on the mysterious monolith in the Utah desert and takes calls for listener theories. See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.
Who should get the vaccine second?   (29:36)12-2-2020
Dave Noriega, the host of Dave and Dujanovic, joins Lee for a deep dive into the vaccine distribution plan, and who should get the shot after healthcare workers? Lee also looks at employee vaccination requirements. Listeners give their input on the subject as well.  See omnystu...
Thanksgiving report   (07:54)12-1-2020
Lee gives a report on the last 10 days and discusses how #givethanks impacted him and his family. See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.
The power of positive headlines   (49:57)11-26-2020
Guest host Ethan Millard discusses zen headlines and other headlines that have caught his eye recently, not COVID related and with a positive spin. See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.
The metal monolith   (09:26)11-26-2020
John Hollenhorst, KSL TV senior correspondent, joins guest host Ethan Millard to discuss that weird metal monolith found recently in the Utah desert and other weird desert stories. See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.
Gephardt: Identity thieves stealing unemployment benefits   (08:07)11-26-2020
KSL TV's Matt Gephardt joins guest host Ethan Millard in discussing how people can protect themselves from having unemployment benefits stolen. See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.
TSA Thanksgiving and a turkey pardon   (15:58)11-26-2020
Ethan Millard, a political analyst on KSL NewsRadio's The Nightside Project discusses the TSA's latest guidance on taking Thanksgiving food on the plane and walks through the history of the Presidential turkey pardon. See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.
The real story of Thanksgiving   (16:49)11-25-2020
What's the real history behind Thanksgiving? Dr. Richard Ebeling, Professor of Ethics and Free Enterprise Leadership at The Citadel, joins Connor Boyack with the Libertas Institute to discuss the story of Thanksgiving. See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.
Protecting tech and innovation   (18:19)11-25-2020
Connor Boyack with the Libertas Institute speaks with Chris Koopman, Center for Growth and Opportunity, about tech and protecting innovation. See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.
A deep dive in police reform   (34:24)11-25-2020
Guest Host Connor Boyack with the Libertas Institute speaks with Paul Nelson, KSL Newsradio reporter gives an update on the latest in Salt Lake City after a 13-year-old autistic boy was shot by police in September. Representative Kera Birkeland joins Connor to explain new use of ...
A look into drug reform   (17:47)11-25-2020
Guest Host Connor Boyack with the Libertas Institute discusses the recent passage of marijuana bills across the country and is joined by Desiree Hennessy, Utah Patients Coalition, for an update on medicinal cannabis use in Utah.  See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy informat...
Utah's elections and local politics   (01:02)11-24-2020
Guest Hosts Greg Skordas and Sen. Todd Weiler dive deep into the races that surprised them with the election. You'll hear from Spencer Stokes, Rep. Steve Eliason, Blake Moore, Representative-elect, Ashley Mathews, Laurie Stingham, Salt Lake County Councilwoman, and Jim Dunnigan a...
COVID-19 and Thanksgiving this year   (10:15)11-24-2020
Guest hosts Greg Skordas and Sen. Todd Weiler discuss how the COVID-19 pandemic has impacted our attitudes about a vaccine and shopping this Thanksgiving.  See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.
Utah's new but old public health order   (15:44)11-24-2020
Guest hosts Greg Skordas and Sen. Todd Weiler review what the Governor discussed this morning about COVID-19 restrictions ahead of the Thanksgiving Holiday. See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.
Candy bomber medal   (26:17)11-23-2020
The Presidential Medal of Freedom has been awarded to hundreds of Americans. Lee will review the history of the award and discuss attempts by some to get the award given to the candy bomber, who just turned 100. Also, live calls on who listeners would give the award to if they co...
Isolation. REAL isolation   (07:14)11-23-2020
What would it be like to miss the last 9 months? Well, four people did just that on a remote island in the Pacific. Now they return home amid a pandemic. See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.
Man charged with violating the Lacey Act   (08:26)11-23-2020
John Huber, U.S. Attorney for Utah, comes on air to discuss allegations against a man accused of violating the Endangered Species Act and Lacey Act with his taxidermy business. See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.
Today’s examples of yesterday’s words   (10:38)11-23-2020
Over 60 years ago, the world was watching and waiting for a vaccine for polio. The similarities to today's wait for a COVID-19 vaccine are astounding. Lee will look over the similarities. See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.
Trump and Michigan   (07:42)11-23-2020
ABC News Correspondent Ines De La Cuetara explains the latest with the Trump campaign in Michigan. See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.
#GiveThanks   (18:09)11-23-2020
Boyd Matheson, the Opinion Editor of the Deseret News, discusses recent messages from leaders of the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, including from President Nelson's message of hope and healing. Lee also shares his gratitude ahead of the Thanksgiving holiday. See o...
Farmers Feeding Utah makes 5th food delivery   (07:47)11-23-2020
Ron Gibson, President of the Utah Farm Bureau Federation, joins Lee to discuss the latest effort to get food to families in need before the Thanksgiving Holiday. See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.
NDAA Conference Committee   (09:53)11-21-2020
Rep. Rob Bishop joins Lee to break down the defense authorization bill. See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.
The story of a travel nurse   (09:13)11-21-2020
Lynne Gross, President of RNnetwork, joins Lee to talk about nationwide nursing trends, how COVID-19 has impacted nursing, and the current need for nurses in Utah. See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.
Will Utah host the Olympics again?   (18:06)11-20-2020
How will the Olympics next Summer in Tokyo be different? Will they be canceled altogether? Lee will break down the latest as the International Olympic Committee works with Japanese officials. Fraser Bullock, the President, and CEO of the SLC/Utah Committee for the Games joins Lee...
COVID, college and dating   (17:14)11-20-2020
How has the pandemic changed the dating game? Lee reviews some findings by professors at Southern Utah University and talks with Debbie Dujanovic about her own experiences in recent months. Listeners also share their dating experience during COVID-19.  See omnystudio.com/listen...
Festival of Trees   (09:04)11-19-2020
Anna Myers joins Lee to talk about her daughter's recovery at Primary Children's Hospital 24 years ago and why her family takes part in the Festival of Trees each year. See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.
President Trump to pull troops   (07:56)11-19-2020
How are members of Utah's congressional delegation responding to the news of troop reductions in Iraq and Afghanistan? Lee will walk through the responses. See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.
COVID-19 and traveling   (17:27)11-19-2020
The coronavirus has hit the travel industry hard and the recovery may last for years according to projections. Larry Gelwix, Get-away Guru and CEO of Columbus Travel in Bountiful, joins Lee to discuss how the industry has been hit. We also hear what listeners are doing for the ho...
The return to school in the SLCSD   (15:45)11-19-2020
The Salt Lake City School District has a plan in place to return younger grades to the classroom in January. Lee will walk through the latest on this plan, and listeners share their reaction to the announcement.  See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.
Protesting penalties proposal   (17:47)11-19-2020
Sim Gill, Salt Lake County District Attorney, joins Lee to talk about a bill to increase penalties against protesters who block traffic. We hear from listeners on the subject as well.  See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.
Utah's vaccine distribution plan   (17:20)11-19-2020
Rich Lakin walked the media through the state's vaccine distribution plan earlier today. Lee will break down the biggest takeaways and look forward to the future of a readily available COVID-19 cornavirus vaccine. See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.
Are video games good for us now?!   (20:30)11-18-2020
New research out of Oxford may point to positives from playing video games. Lee will discuss the newest research. And live calls from listeners about video games during the pandemic.  See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.
What is President Trump's future?   (16:16)11-18-2020
Will Trump buy and start his own TV network? Lee will discuss what possibilities are possible for a Trump future. Listeners share what they believe is next for the president as well.  See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.
Burgess Owens wins 4CD race   (26:45)11-18-2020
Rep. Ben McAdams has conceded the race to Burgess Owens in the 4CD race. Lee will review the representative's comments. Former 4CD Rep. Mia Love joins Lee to discuss the history of the district, and newly elected Congressman Owens joins to explain his win.   See omnystudio.com...
Senate Judiciary Committee hearing on social media and the election   (18:14)11-18-2020
Senator Mike Lee had a chance to question Facebook and Twitter CEOs earlier today. Lee will review his questions and their responses to him on censorship and suppression. Listeners share their opinoins on social media use during the election.  See omnystudio.com/listener for pr...
SpaceX launch   (09:32)11-18-2020
Four astronauts are now safely aboard the International Space station thanks to a SpaceX launch on Sunday. Lee will review the launch and what's been accomplished with this latest mission. See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.
Justice Alto on religious protections   (06:47)11-17-2020
A legal debate has ensued out of the pandemic related to religious freedoms. While casinos and bars are able to remain open, religious services have not been allowed to continue in some states. Lee breaks down Justice Alto 's perspective on the subject.  See omnystudio.com/list...
Constitutional protection to hunt and fish   (09:04)11-17-2020
Utahns passed Amendment E, which will give constitutional protection to hunt and fish. Utah Rep. Casey Snider joins Lee to explain the impact on the change.  See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.
Another vaccine in the works   (18:06)11-17-2020
The company Moderna says its COVID-19 vaccine is 94% effective according to the data collected from the trial. Lee breaks down the latest update and how America has responded.  See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.
Thanksgiving plans   (16:29)11-17-2020
Are you planning to gather for Thanksgiving this year? Healthcare professionals have been urging residents to stay home during the upcoming holiday. Lee shares his Thanksgiving plans and listeners tell Lee theirs.  See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.
Protests on private property   (16:53)11-17-2020
Utahns have been protesting outside of elected leaders private residence. Protesters gathered at Gov. Herbert's private home in Orem as well as Lt. Gov. Cox's house to protest the recent mask mandate. Lee asks if picketing outside of private homes should be illegal and listeners ...
COVID-19 and its impact on children   (09:46)11-17-2020
A group of physicians at Intermountain Healthcare held a news briefing outlining the negative health impacts COVID-19 has had on children, specifically the link between MIS-C and the virus. Lee breakdown the information doctors provided.  See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy...
Scouting in Utah   (17:32)11-13-2020
Neal Smalley, a Scout in Utah County, joins Lee to discuss the 137 merit badges he's earned. And Allen Endicott, Scouting Executive, Crossroads of the West Council, joins Lee to explain how scouting has changed in recent years. See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information...
Terrorist plea   (09:17)11-13-2020
John Huber, U.S. Attorney for Utah, joins Lee to discuss a man who pleaded guilty to trying to support the terrorist group ISIS. See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.
Getting dads in join the PTA   (06:49)11-13-2020
Jason Nackos, Utah PTA Male Engagement Specialist, wants more males to join the PTA in Utah. He'll join Lee to explain why and what he's doing to try and get more engagement. See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.
COVID-19 is hitting many Utah schools   (17:26)11-13-2020
With 20 schools going into soft closure yesterday, Lee will review the numbers and what schools are doing for quarantine. Chris Williams, Director of Communication & Operations, Davis School District, joins Lee to explain how the virus is impacting the district and what they're d...
A glimpse at COVID-19 in Utah right now   (40:53)11-13-2020
200 nurses travel nurses are coming to Utah to help hospitals during the state's current COVID-19 spike. Lee will break down what was said about these nurses, the state of the hospitals, and what Dr. Dunn said this morning during a press conference. Listeners give their insight o...
A COVID-19 vaccine power couple   (09:06)11-12-2020
Lee reviews the story of the founders of BioNTech, the German company working with Pfyzer on a COVID-19 vaccine. See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.
Honoring Veterans Day   (29:07)11-12-2020
Lee reviews the history of Veterans Day in the United States and opens the phone to allow listeners to say their thank yous. See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.
The 22nd Amendment   (06:47)11-12-2020
Lee reviews the history of the 22nd Amendment to the U.S. Constitution and what it could mean for the future. See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.
ACA before the SCOTUS   (08:37)11-12-2020
It's one of the first cases before new Supreme Court judge Amy Coney Barrett. Lee will review how Judge Barrett did when hearing arguments on the Affordable Care Act. See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.
New Podcast: Relentlessly Resilient   (09:56)11-12-2020
Michelle Scharf, one of the podcast hosts of Relentlessly  Resilient, joins Lee to discuss the newest KSL podcast with Jennie Taylor. You can find Relentlessly Resilient at KSLPodcasts.com or subscribe for free anywhere you get your podcasts. See omnystudio.com/listener for pri...
BYU space cam   (08:50)11-12-2020
BYU engineers are sending a "spacecraft selfie cam" into space through a NASA partnership. Dr. David Long Professor, Electrical and Computer Engineering Department at BYU, joins Lee to explain the project. See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.
Lily Eskelsen Garcia   (09:12)11-12-2020
A former Utah Teacher and President of the National Education Association could be a member of the Biden administration. Lee looks at Lily Eskelsen Garcia as the Biden transition team eyes her for a cabinet position. See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.
Bountiful and Viewmont HS move online   (10:21)11-12-2020
Within 2 days, 6 schools in the Davis School District have moved online due to 15+ COVID-19 cases. Chris Williams, Director of Communication & Operations, Davis School District, joins Lee to explain how the virus is impacting the district and what they're doing to combat it. See...
Senator Romney: what to expect in the coming months   (10:33)11-11-2020
Senator Mitt Romney joins Lee to discuss the election and what to expect from Congress in the next few months before inauguration day.  See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.
Mitt Romney on the election   (07:02)11-11-2020
Lindsay Aerts, KSL Newsradio elections reporter, joins Lee to break down comments from Senator Mitt Romney on the election in a media event earlier today. See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.
Return to the classroom?   (18:41)11-11-2020
Larry Madden, Interim Superintendent of the Salt Lake City School District has a plan to return students to the classroom. He'll join Lee to discuss the latest and how the plan would work. Lee also talks to listeners about their opinion on the subject.  See omnystudio.com/liste...
Testing all Utah college students   (07:29)11-11-2020
Robin Ebmeyer, Director of Emergency Management and Safety at Utah Valley University, joins Lee to discuss UVU's testing plan for all students. See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.
The Utah National Guard and COVID-19   (07:25)11-11-2020
Maj. Dan Wheatley joins Lee to discuss what the Utah National Guard is doing to aid the state in COVID-19 testing and contact tracing. See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.
Remembering the beloved Alex Trebek   (08:57)11-11-2020
The beloved host of Jeopardy!, Alex Trebek, passed away from pancreatic cancer over the weekend at the age of 80. Jeopardy! contestant, Tim Kutz, joins Lee to share his memories of Alex Trebek.  See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.
Transition of power and what's ascertainment?   (16:42)11-11-2020
Lee walks through the history of transitions of power in the United States and the role that the General Services Administration plays in the transition.  See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.
What did we learn from Dr. Larkin?   (05:50)11-11-2020
Dr. Rich Lakin, the State's Immunizations Director, joined Dave and Dujanovic earlier this morning to discuss the timeline for vaccine distribution in Utah. Debbie Dujanovic joins Lee to break down her biggest takeaways. See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.
Tie breaker in the Senate?   (09:14)11-10-2020
A 50-50 U.S. Senate is a possibility. Lee reviews the history of the tie-breaker in the Senate and what it could spell for the future. See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.
Little election stories   (09:42)11-10-2020
Lee discusses some of the smaller election stories you may have missed. See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.
Utah now has a mask mandate   (35:58)11-10-2020
Lee reviews the Governor's announcement from last night on the emergency declaration. Governor-elect Spencer Cox discusses his thoughts on the mandate. Greg Bell, President and CEO of the Utah Hospital Association also shares his thoughts. Listeners also call in with their reacti...
Wild round up   (27:07)11-10-2020
It's only been 69½ hours since we were last here chatting and so much has happened. Lee reviews weekend developments for the election, the state's fight against the coronavirus and the Pfizer vaccine. Lee reviews what Senator Mitt Romney told the Sunday morning shows on the elec...
Utah's political reaction   (08:55)11-10-2020
Lee will break down comments from Utah's leaders on the election and the ballot counting. See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.
Election legal issues   (10:12)11-10-2020
As lawsuits related to ballot counting and the election stack up, Lee will discuss the actual impact these lawsuits may have when all is said and done. See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.
GOP women break party record   (09:07)11-10-2020
After the election, a record number of Republican women will hold U.S. House seats. Former Congresswoman Mia Love joins Lee to discuss the historic moment.  See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.
20 minutes on the 2020 election   (18:56)11-10-2020
The Governor’s Transition team and former candidates for Governor are joining the transition team. Thomas Wright, Aimee Winder Newton and Jeff Burningham all join Lee to discuss their thoughts on the election.  See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.
4CD update and AG Sean Reyes   (16:02)11-10-2020
Lindsay Aerts, KSL Newsradio elections reporter joins Lee to discuss the latest out of the fourth congressional district. Lee also discusses Sean Reyes's announcement that he's aiding in President Trump election lawsuits.    See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information...
U of U game cancelled   (08:09)11-10-2020
Alex Kirry joins Lee to break down the latest announcement from UofU athletics on the cancelation of tonight's game due to positive COVID-19 cases. See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.
Utah's 4CD race update   (09:45)11-6-2020
Republican candidate Burgess Owens joins Lee to discuss the latest in the Fourth Congressional District race. See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.
The Amber Alert in Ogden   (09:02)11-6-2020
Tiffany Bingham and her sister found the 10-month-old baby who was the subject of yesterday's Amber Alert. Tiffany joins Lee to break down how it all came together to end with the baby back with her family. See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.
The future of the GOP   (10:51)11-6-2020
What's next for the GOP after the 2020 election? Former GOP policy director and presidential candidate, Evan McMullin, joins Lee to discuss. See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.
Pres. Trump's fraud claims and reactions   (09:08)11-6-2020
As President Trump claims victory and fraud in battleground states, several members of his own party are speaking out against him. Lee will break down the latest on GOP and reaction to the President. See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.
Update on Biden's race for president   (08:54)11-6-2020
Scott Howell, Surrogate for Biden Utah, joins Lee to discuss the latest from the Biden Campaign. See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.
New “Sputnik Moment”   (09:34)11-6-2020
Rick Larsen, president of the Sutherland Institute, joins Lee to discuss the importance of teaching history and civics in order to move forward and create change. See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.
20 minutes on the 2020 election   (18:36)11-6-2020
Boyd Matheson joins Lee to discuss Political courage: The missing ingredient and John “Frugal” Dugall State Auditor, on the number of votes he received this election, the highest of any elected official in Utah this year. See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.
A look at the race for governor in Utah   (10:50)11-6-2020
Lt. Governor elect, Senator Deidre Henderson, joins Lee to discuss the Governor's race in Utah and her expectations going forward. See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.
1CD: Blake Moore wins the race   (07:35)11-6-2020
GOP candidate in Utah's 1st Congressional District, Blake Moore, joins Lee to discuss his victory.  See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.
Utah's 1CD race   (10:18)11-5-2020
Rep. Rob Bishop joins Lee to discuss his leaving Utah's 1st Congressional District and the challenges ahead of the newest member of Utah's congressional delegate. Winner of the race, Blake Moore, joins to discuss the race and his victory. See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy ...
State round up   (09:10)11-5-2020
Lee looks over the major races in Utah, including remarks from Spencer Cox. See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.
Covering the election   (07:14)11-5-2020
Host Doug Wright has covered dozens of election nights in his career. He'll join Lee to discuss how 2020 may have had many unique challenges, but how it was still just an election night. See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.
Party reactions on election night   (19:27)11-5-2020
Derek Brown, Chair of the Utah Republican Party and Scott Howell, joins Lee to break down their reaction to where things stand right now in the general election.  See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.
Rep. Stewart wins congressional race   (09:52)11-5-2020
Rep. Stewart won his race to keep his seat in Utah's 2nd Congressional District. He'll join Lee to discuss the race and what he's watching as results come in from across the country. See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.
National round up   (09:15)11-5-2020
Lee reviews where things stand right now in major races around the country. See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.
How does the electoral college work?   (08:59)11-4-2020
If you've forgotten how the Electoral College works, Lee will break down everything you need to know. See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.
Young voters speak on the election   (18:37)11-4-2020
How will young voters impact this election? Krisana Finlay, Policy Director for Utah Young Republican and Angela Charles, Utah Young Democrats National Committee Representative and Chair of the Salt Lake County Black Democrats, join Lee to discuss. See omnystudio.com/listener fo...
A first time voter   (09:04)11-4-2020
Elena Driggs Became citizen in 2018 after moving to the U.S. from Russia. This year, she votes in her first Presidential election. She'll join Lee to talk about her experience. See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.
POLITICKER   (09:35)11-4-2020
You've got 20 seconds to make your pitch, give your speech and beg for votes. On your mark... get set... go! See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.
Families and the election   (14:37)11-4-2020
Jan and Mike Timball are on different sides of the political aisle, but for 47 years they've made it work, despite their disagreements on politics. Today they celebrate their 47th wedding anniversary by avoiding any political talk except to tell us how they've done it. See omnys...
The County Clerks counting your vote   (13:36)11-4-2020
Lee is joined by County Clerks as they describe how voting-in-person and ballot counting is going in their respective counties. Amelia Powers Gardner, Utah County Clerk/auditor, Curtis Koch, Davis County Clerk/Auditor and Sherrie Swenson, Salt Lake County Clerk discuss counting v...
National look on the election   (09:33)11-4-2020
Lee breaks down the major races to watch today around the country. See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.
Hyper-local look on Election Day   (09:02)11-4-2020
KSL NewsRadio reporters Paul Nelson and John Wojcik join Lee to break down how in-person voting is looking and when we can expect results tonight. See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.
Fauci on the future   (10:45)11-3-2020
Dr. Anthony Fauci has a prediction for when a vaccine will finally return life to normal. Lee will review his comments and look forward to the future. See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.
We've been in space for 20 years...   (08:38)11-2-2020
Patrick Wiggins, NASA/JPL Solar System Ambassador to Utah, joins Lee to discuss the last 20 years on the International Space Station. See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.
Political betting   (09:29)11-2-2020
Is it legal to bet on the outcome of the U.S. election? And could betting predictions give a better idea of the actual outcome than polls? Lee will answer all your election betting questions. See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.
3rd party candidates   (18:08)11-2-2020
In an opinion piece, Sean Spicer argues 3rd party candidates could change the election. Lee will walk through the history of third-party candidates and how they have impacted the vote in Utah. Listeners also give their input on 3rd party candidates.  See omnystudio.com/listener...
A preview of the polls   (08:02)11-2-2020
Boyd Matheson joins Lee to discuss what to look for ahead of the election as polls tighten. See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.
The creation of Election Day   (20:23)11-2-2020
Lee will review what it took to create one day for an election in the U.S. Then the POLITICKER, where anyone can join for 20 seconds to campaign for their candidate or position. See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.
Summit County Clerk's Office under quarantine   (08:55)11-2-2020
Kent Jones, Summit County Clerk, joins Lee to discuss how the Summit County Clerk's office will quarantine this week after employees tested positive for COVID-19 and how this impacts counting votes.  See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.
CDC doctors Redfield & Birx visit Utah   (11:53)11-2-2020
Dr. Tom Miller, Chief Medical Officer for Hospitals and Clinics for UofU Health, joins Lee to discuss the visit of Dr. Redfield and Dr. Birx to Utah this past weekend. See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.
Skinwalker Ranch   (09:08)10-31-2020
Andew Adams with KSL TV recently visited Skinwalker Ranch. Lee will review this creepy story ahead of Halloween. See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.
Spotting disinformation   (08:20)10-31-2020
How important is it to combat disinformation in an election? Lee will break it down and give tips on fighting the spread of disinformation online.  See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.
Who was George Gallup?   (17:08)10-31-2020
You've heard of the Gallup Poll? Well who was the original "pollster?" Lee goes into the history of the man who inspired the poll.  See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.
POLITICKER   (09:33)10-31-2020
Lee is bringing back and old radio classic. You've got 20 seconds to make your pitch... on your mark... get set...go! See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.
Sen. Lee's changing views on Pres. Trump   (06:39)10-31-2020
Senator Mike Lee's opinion of President Trump has evolved over time. Lee reviews the Senator's words in 2016 and 2020.  See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.
Gun purchasing and election day violence   (19:51)10-31-2020
Walmart changes gun displays and is fear of violence after election day overblown? Lee discusses recent changes to Walmart's gun displays across the country. Richard Davis, BYU Political Science Professor, joins Lee to discuss violence after the election. See omnystudio.com/list...
Zion missing hiker investigation   (08:35)10-31-2020
The Washington County Sheriff's Office will Investigate ​Holly Courtier, who was found in Zion National Park last week after 12 days.  See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.
A look at the Senate races   (09:17)10-31-2020
Lee previews a few key Senate races to watch on election night.  See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.
Halloween will be different this year   (16:30)10-29-2020
Jay Evensen explains in his newest piece in the Deseret News that Halloween has been different in the past. Lee will review old newspapers on the holiday and ask listeners to share their plans. See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.
COVID-19 in Utah today   (08:43)10-29-2020
Lee walks through Dr. Mark Shah's explanation of the State's Crisis Care plan as he explained it earlier today at the Governor's COVID-19 press conference. See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.
Polling place rules   (08:49)10-29-2020
Utah has rules in place for what you can and can't wear to vote, but how heavily is it enforced? Lee walks through the rules with KSL TV investigative reporter Matt Gephardt. See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.
The 4th Congressional District race   (19:28)10-29-2020
Candidate Burgess Owens and Incumbent Ben McAdams both join Lee to discuss the race for the 4th district and what they're both doing leading up to November 3. See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.
Burgess Owens and the Deseret News ad   (09:43)10-29-2020
KSL NewsRadio Reporter Lindsay Aerts joins Lee to break down a dispute between candidate for Congress in Utah's 4th congressional district, Burgess Owens and the Deseret News on a campaign ad. See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.
Who is Ryan Smith?   (07:48)10-29-2020
Lee breaks down the history of the new owner of the Utah Jazz. See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.
Sen Lee compares Pres. Trump to Captain Moroni   (19:05)10-29-2020
Utah Senator Mike Lee compared President Trump to Captain Moroni at a rally in Arizona yesterday. Lee breaks down the senator's comments and takes listener reactions as well.  See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.
Political etymology   (08:11)10-28-2020
What's a stump speech anyway? Lee breaks down all the political speech you've heard, but never knew where it came from. See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.
We the People   (08:10)10-28-2020
Lee reviews what Jon Huntsman Jr. wrote in a recent op-ed in the Deseret News. See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.
Can you change your vote?   (07:27)10-28-2020
After President Trump tweeted about changing a vote, Justin Lee, Utah Director of Elections, joins Lee to break down how Utah votes are counted and to answer the question of can you change your vote? See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.
Burgess Owens and the FEC   (15:13)10-28-2020
Burgess Owens, candidate for Utah's 4th congressional district, has refunded some of what's estimated to be at least $135,500 in campaign contributions. Lee speaks with former congresswoman Mia Love and Chase Thomas, executive director for Alliance for a Better Utah. See omnystu...
Facebook, Google and Twitter   (10:07)10-28-2020
Facebook, Google and Twitter CEOs are testifying today to the Committee on Commerce, Science, and Transportation. Lee will walk through their testimony and what it means for bit tech's future. See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.
The defining moment   (07:41)10-28-2020
Marion Bishop, ER doctor practicing in Logan and Brigham City, joins Lee to discuss how she's trying to stay positive and brave during the Covid-19 pandemic. See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.
The Utah Jazz and Miller family   (18:58)10-28-2020
After the Miller family announced a sell of majority share in the Utah Jazz, Alex Kirry, co-host of KSL’s Unrivaled, and Ben Anderson Utah Jazz Insider for KSLsports.com and host of the Jazz Notes Podcast join Lee to break it all down.   See omnystudio.com/listener for priva...
The future of the Deseret News   (09:35)10-27-2020
Boyd Matheson joins Lee to discuss the future of the Deseret News after it was announced the printing of the newspaper will only happen once a week.  See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.
The impact of young voters   (17:52)10-27-2020
More than five million young people (ages 18-29) have already voted early or absentee in the 2020 elections. Lee brings on one young Democrat and one young Republican in Utah to discuss how the presidential election is viewed by young voters. Joel Skaria, President of Young Democ...
Party conspiracy theories   (09:16)10-27-2020
With just one week to go until Election Day, Paul Nelson has an in-depth report on conspiracy theories. Paul joins Lee to break it all down. See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.
Loathing your loved ones politics   (18:48)10-27-2020
Does politics have to impact or come between your personal relationships? Maybe not. Lee reviews the story of Carville and Matalin, who both work on different political sides, but remain happily married. See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.
Search and rescue during COVID-19   (10:02)10-27-2020
Has social distancing gone too far? Shaun Roundy, member of the Utah County Sheriff Search and Rescue, joins Lee to talk about how COVID-19 has impacted search and rescue with more people heading into the great outdoors. See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.
COVID-19 and apathy   (08:21)10-27-2020
Why are some people so apathetic when it comes to combatting Covid-19? Lee will discuss with host of Dave and Dujanovic, Dave Noriega. See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.
Amy Coney Barrett confirmed to the SCOTUS   (10:08)10-27-2020
Lee reviews the oath of office taken by Supreme Court Justice Amy Coney Barrett yesterday as the newest member of the Court. See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.
Gyms and COVID-19   (09:18)10-26-2020
What will the future of gyms look like post-Covid? Lee will look at sales of home gym equipment to look at how the gym world will likely look in the future. See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.
Borrowing during COVID-19   (08:18)10-26-2020
Credit Scores are at an all-time high amid the pandemic. What does this mean for credit card companies and your ability to get credit? Shane Stewart, DMBA Certified Financial Planner, joins Lee to discuss. See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.
Crisis care in Utah hospitals   (18:16)10-26-2020
As COVID-19 hospitalizations spike, Lee reviews the Utah's Crisis Standards of Care with quotes from Utah Hospital Association President Greg Bell and Joe Dougherty with the Division of Emergency Management. See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.
The Utah Women Mural adds 30 new faces   (16:33)10-26-2020
The Utah Women Mural created controversy after several prominent Utah women were left out. Now several faces will be added. Mia Love joins the program with her reaction. See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.
COVID-19 in Iron County   (10:28)10-26-2020
Iron County Commissioners are pushing back on the governor's coronavirus plan. Lee reviews their objections. See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.
Legislative session rapid testing   (08:57)10-26-2020
How will the Utah Legislature meet for their next regular session and how will rapid testing for COVID-19 help? Stuart Adams, Senate President, joins Lee to walk through the Legislature's plans. See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.
Amy Coney Barrett confirmation   (18:10)10-26-2020
Lee reviews his big takeaways from comments made today by Utah Senators Mike Lee and Mitt Romney on the confirmation of Amy Coney Barrett to the Supreme Court. See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.
Update on Holly Coutier   (08:52)10-26-2020
We're still learning more about Holly Coutier's time missing in Zion National Park from her family. Lee breaks down and reacts to the latest interview from Holly's sister. See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.
Ajayi sentencing   (07:15)10-26-2020
Paul Nelson, KSL NewsRadio reporter joins Lee to break down the sentencing for Ayoola Ajayi today. See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.
Gun background checks in 2020   (18:32)10-26-2020
Brittany Glas, KSL TV investigative reporter, joins Lee to discuss a spike in background checks so far in 2020. We also hear from a first-time gunowner.  See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.
Small women-owned businesses disproportionately impacted by COVID-19   (08:08)10-26-2020
Meghan Burchard owner of Minnows joins Lee to discuss the pink collar recession and how women-owned businesses can bounce back. See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.
Not a democracy   (09:54)10-26-2020
Senator Mike Lee joins Lee to discuss what's next for the confirmation of Judge Amy Coney Barrett to the Supreme Court and his essay on democracy.  See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.
Presidential debate reactions   (37:26)10-26-2020
Lee reviews the Presidential Debate from last night. We hear from Derek Brown, chair of the Utah Republican Party and Scott Howell, the chair of Utah for Biden. Listeners also give their reaction to the presidential debate.  See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.
AG debate recap   (07:59)10-22-2020
A few tense moments, but what was the big takeaway from the Attorney General Debate last night? Lee gives his take on the moments that mattered. See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.
Can DNA predict success?   (08:15)10-22-2020
Dr. Russell T. Warne, Associate Professor of Psychology at UVU, joins Lee to discuss how DNA could be used to predict future educational success. It sounds like science fiction, but it's actually possible. See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.
COVID-19 vaccine for kids   (08:21)10-22-2020
The first COVID-19 vaccine trial in kids in now underway. Lee will break down why this is so important as the vaccine trials move forward. See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.
BYU's new mask technology   (08:57)10-22-2020
BYU engineers have developed a way to turn a regular cloth mask into an N95 mask. Will Vahle, director at Nanos Foundation, joins Lee to explain how they've done it and what it could mean for the future of masks. See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.
The adoption of Judge Barrett's kids   (18:10)10-22-2020
The New York Times investigated the adoptions of Judge Amy Coney Barrett's children. Lee will discuss how this is not OK. We hear from listeners on the subject as well.  See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.
Space Dynamics Lab aides in historic asteroid touch down   (06:11)10-22-2020
Alan Thurgood, Space Dynamics Lab’s Director of Civil Space, joins Lee to explain the lab's roll in the asteroid touch down earlier this week. See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.
Presidential debate preview   (07:39)10-22-2020
It'll be the last time voters see the two major candidates for President on the debate stage together before November 3. Lee will preview his expectations for tonight's debate. See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.
Utah's coronavirus news   (08:23)10-22-2020
After the Governor's press conference earlier today with Dr. Dunn saying she didn't know what else to do, Lee will review her comments and the state's fight against the virus. See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.
Chris Peterson's race for Utah Governor   (08:10)10-22-2020
Chris Peterson, Democratic candidate for Governor, joins Lee to discuss daily life during the campaign, including the viral civility video with his opponent. See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.
Should the state codify the use of police dogs?   (08:43)10-22-2020
Lee will review how a legislative committee reviewed the question on the use of K9 dogs by police. See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.
Biden vs Clinton in the polls   (08:09)10-22-2020
How is Joe Biden performing compared to Hillary Clinton 4 years ago? Not as well as some polls may have you believe. See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.
Are we ready for a boring presidency?   (09:38)10-22-2020
Remember Jaywalking with Jay Leno? Well maybe we had things pretty good when politics wasn't at the forefront for many Americans. Lee will discuss how politics is now well followed by the public. See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.
Biden team vetting Republicans   (07:47)10-22-2020
Joe Biden may just be considering a few Republicans you might not expect for cabinet positions should he win the presidency. Lee will look at how past presidents have reached across the aisle for similar positions and breaks down Biden's possibilities. See omnystudio.com/listene...
Unemployment looks different by age   (16:30)10-22-2020
The coronavirus pandemic has hit many with job losses, but has it hit some age groups more than others. Lee will break it down with Mark Knold, Chief Economist Utah Department of Workforce Services. See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.
U.S. Attorney Appoints Elections Officer For Utah   (10:04)10-22-2020
Aaron Clark, Assistant United States Attorney and new elections officer for Utah, joins Lee to break down what his role will be for the election.   See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.
What's the point of poll watchers?   (07:39)10-22-2020
The rules are different from state to state, but after President Trump told people to watch the polls, Lee breaks down who the actual poll watchers are. See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.
Utah County ditches mask mandate   (10:02)10-22-2020
Cameron Diehl, Executive Director of the Utah League of Cities & Towns, joins Lee to discuss how the governor has worked with local government in setting restrictions due to COVID-19. See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.
SLCPD response time   (07:31)10-22-2020
Debbie Dujanovic joins Lee to discuss the slower response times for Salt Lake City Police officers on certain calls. See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.
Utah sets a record for human cause wild fires   (07:33)10-21-2020
It's a record you never want to see, but Utah saw a record number of human-caused wildfires this past year. Lee will discuss the numbers and how the pandemic has contributed. See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.
Flu vs. the coronavirus   (07:29)10-21-2020
Rich Woodruff, Regional Director of Communications American Red Cross, joins Lee to break down the differences in the flu and the coronavirus and discuss why the Red Cross is concerned about both heading into the flu season. See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.
Lt. Gov. Spencer Cox's race for Utah Governor   (08:40)10-21-2020
Lt. Governor Spencer Cox, Republican nominee for Utah's next governor's race joins Lee to discuss how the campaign is going amid the coronavirus pandemic. See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.
A day in the life of a COVID-19 testing nurse   (10:38)10-21-2020
Cassie Stockwell, a nurse at Timpanogos Regional Hospital, joins Lee to discuss her life as a COVID-19 testing nurse during the pandemic. See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.
Does negativity impact the vote?   (09:05)10-21-2020
Was the 2016 election the most negative election to date? How does 2020 election compare? Lee will break down the impacts of negativity in the current presidential elections. See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.
Gamesmanship of Trump's debate letter   (18:13)10-21-2020
How will Trump perform in the next presidential debate? Lee will break down the request to discuss foreign policy and the mute button. Lee also hears listener opinions on the topic.  See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.
The White House to rural Utah   (08:58)10-21-2020
Stan Summers, Box Elder County Commissioner, joins Lee to discuss a major announcement expected from the Trump Administration today to boost capital investment in rural Utah. See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.
The latest on Hunter Biden & Trump antitrust lawsuit   (17:14)10-21-2020
Lee gives an update on the Senate panel delay to subpoena Twitter and Facebook CEOs on alleged suppression or censorship. Lee also dives into the latest Hunter Biden news.   See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.
Final debate topics   (08:33)10-19-2020
Lee will review the topics to look forward to in the Presidential debate coming up later this week between President Trump and former Vice President Biden. See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.
Political yard signs   (28:08)10-19-2020
You've seen neighbors with yard signs and you've seen political signs along the freeways, but how much of an impact on the vote do these signs actually have? Lee will break it down and discuss the impact and history of political signs. Dave Hansen, a former Republican Party chair...
COVID-19 and poverty   (08:16)10-19-2020
COVID-19 has impacted nearly every aspect of everyday life. Lee will discuss how COVID has impacted poverty in the country. See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.
Vaccine distributions plans   (08:30)10-19-2020
Utah has submitted the state's plan for vaccine distribution for the COVID-19 vaccine when it's ready. Aislynn Toleman-Hill, the Utah County Health Department spokesperson, joins Lee to explain how Utah County will tackle unique challenges with vaccine distribution and acceptance...
COVID-19 free counties   (10:17)10-19-2020
Four counties in the United States have zero COVID-19 positive cases. Lee will discuss what makes these counties different than the rest. See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.
Dr. Fauci on 60 minutes   (08:11)10-19-2020
Dr. Anthony Fauci appeared on 60 Minutes yesterday discussing the battle against the coronavirus. Lee will break down what he said and what it means for the national response. See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.
Missing hiker found alive   (19:58)10-19-2020
A missing woman was found alive after search crews worked for over a week. Debbie Dujanovic joins to discuss the latest in the search efforts. Shaun Roundy, a member of the Utah County Sheriff Search and Rescue and the Mountain Rescue Association Intermountain Region Chair, joins...
The tale of two town halls   (24:49)10-16-2020
If you were watching one town hall last night with Joe Biden or Donald Trump, you probably missed the other one. Lee has one takeaway from each for what you missed. And did either town hall change your vote? Lee hears from listeners.  See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy inf...
Prop 9 in Utah County   (17:17)10-16-2020
Should Utah County move to a Mayor-Council form of government? That's the question put to voters in the county. Lee spoke with Commissioners Bill Lee (Against) and Tanner Ainge (For) about the question. He'll walk through their opinions. See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy i...
Dueling town halls   (17:05)10-16-2020
Voters will have to choose between two different town halls, one for the President and one for the former Vice President. Who will they choose to watch and what will it tell us ahead of the election? Listeners chime in with their plans are as well.  See omnystudio.com/listener ...
Rural hospitals closing   (08:29)10-16-2020
How will Utah's hospitals have to change their businesses because of the COVID-19 pandemic? Greg Bell, President and CEO Utah Hospital Association, joins Lee to explain what hospitals are facing and how they're being impacted by the pandemic. See omnystudio.com/listener for priv...
Firearms trafficking case   (09:34)10-16-2020
A Las Vegas man charged in firearms trafficking case. John Huber, U.S. Attorney for Utah, joins Lee to discuss the charging of Gregory Alan Nelson. See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.
Aaron Shamo sentenced to life   (09:33)10-16-2020
Lee discusses the case of Aaron Shamo after his sentencing to life in prison for raking in millions of dollars making fentanyl-laced painkillers. See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.
Sean Reyes race for Utah Attorney General   (12:12)10-15-2020
Sean Reyes, Utah Attorney General, joins Lee to discuss the upcoming debate and what a typical day looks like for him as he runs for reelection. See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.
No charges against former U. officer Deras   (09:13)10-15-2020
DA Sim Gill joins Lee to discuss why charges won't be pursued against a former officer who showed intimate photos of Lauren McCluskey to others. See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.
Utah County election officials make improvements   (08:49)10-14-2020
Election officials in Utah County said they have made improvements to prevent issues that have plagued the county in the past. Amelia Powers Gardner, Utah County Clerk, joins to discuss the changes.  See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.
BYU study on a COVID-19 vaccine   (08:38)10-14-2020
Dr. Brian Poole, Associate Professor in the microbiology and molecular biology department at BYU, joins Lee to discuss confidence in the COVID-19 vaccine. See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.
Disney World keeping COVID-19 cases low   (17:59)10-14-2020
⅓ of Americans are not celebrating holidays, Lee will discuss travel and how the holidays will be different this year with the pandemic, including how Florida has Disney World has fought the virus. Listeners chime in on their plans as well.  See omnystudio.com/listener for pr...
What's Mitt Romney's long game?   (15:41)10-14-2020
Romney is seen favorably by just 45% of Utahns. Lee will review what the Senator has said recently and a possible position for him should Joe Biden win in November. See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.
Chuck Yeager   (11:06)10-14-2020
73 years ago today in 1947, Chuck Yeager broke the sound barrier for the first time. In doing this, he broke a barrier that many believed was unbreakable. Lee will discuss Yeager's pioneering spirit. See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.
Air Force testing   (08:39)10-14-2020
Hill Air Force Base will start a new testing program for COVID-19. Lee will walk through how the military is dealing with the pandemic. See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.
Booker questions Judge Barrett   (07:02)10-14-2020
Sen. Booker questioned Judge Amy Coney Barrett yesterday during the Senate Judiciary hearing. Lee will review the questions and walk through why the questions were inappropriate. See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.
Utah's new COVID-19 system   (11:23)10-14-2020
Lee thinks Utah’s successes in battling the coronavirus is thanks to Utahns. He'll review how Utah's new system the governor announced yesterday will help slow the spread of the virus. See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.
No more color coding, Utah changes COVID-19 risk assessment   (08:11)10-14-2020
Lee reviews the immediate reaction of state leaders to Gov. Herbert's announcement of a new type of COVID-19 Transmission Index, which will be a data-driven determiner for counties who need to assess and possibly change certain requirements, based on the county's level of COVID-1...
Preview of Governor's Press Conference, and review of the CD4 debate   (08:54)10-14-2020
Lee previews what he knows about a press conference to be held  by Gov. Herbert, Dr. Angela Dunn and Rich Saunders will provide updates on the ongoing pandemic. See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.
A day in the life - Greg Skordas, Democratic candidate for Attorney General   (08:46)10-14-2020
Greg Skordas, Democratic Candidate for Attorney General, joins Lee to discuss what a typical day in the life looks like for him as he runs against current AG Sean Reyes. See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.
Amy Coney Barrett Hearing - Day two of questioning   (16:46)10-14-2020
The confirmation hearing for Judge Amy Coney Barrett continues today with the Senate Judiciary Committee. Member of the Senate Judiciary Committee, Senator Mike Lee took advantage of his time to question the Judge today. Lee will walk through his comments and questions. See omny...
Flu shot   (09:43)10-13-2020
It's flu season and Lee's been looking forward to getting his flu shot. Nicholas Rupp, Salt Lake County Health Department spokesperson, joins Lee to discuss the importance of the vaccine, especially this season.  See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.
WHO changes course on lockdowns   (10:11)10-13-2020
The World Health Organization is now saying lockdowns are not the right course in dealing with the coronavirus. Lee will break down the new messaging. See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.
Lee's new hobby   (08:53)10-13-2020
The coronavirus pandemic has changed normal life and Lee has picked up a new hobby. He'll discuss how he's trying to find some join in the midst of the pandemic. See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.
COVID-19 contact tracing   (18:13)10-13-2020
If you've got COVID-19, you'll be getting a call from a contact tracer, and so will those you've been in contact with. But some people are nervous to interact with public health workers. Should you be able to refuse to talk to contact tracers? Gustabo Rodriguez joins Lee to discu...
Amy Coney Barrett hearings   (20:55)10-13-2020
Supreme Court nominee Amy Coney Barrett will be put to the test this week by the Senate Judiciary Committee. Lee will discuss what to expect in the hearing and what Judge Barrett focused on earlier today with her opening statement. Boyd Matheson joins the conversation as well.  ...
Cougar chase   (09:07)10-13-2020
A Utah man was followed by a cougar in Slate Canyon in Provo. His video of the interaction has gone viral and raised questions on what to do if you do see a cougar in the wild. Lee gives his reaction.  See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.
Suspect arrested in the killing of Sherry Black   (09:29)10-13-2020
Police have arrested a suspect who they believe will allow them to close a cold case Debbie Dujanovic reported on years ago. Debbie joins Lee to discuss the case and how fingerprinting played into the investigation. See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.
The candy bomber   (16:45)10-9-2020
Colonel Gail S. Halvorsen turns 100-years-old on Saturday. Lee tells the story of the Utahn who changed the world with candy during the Berlin Airlift. Gail joins Lee live to tell his story.  See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.
Debates sway 10 percent   (16:54)10-9-2020
How much do presidential debates actually sway voters? Lee discusses the importance of the debate as it relates to the actual number of undecided voters. Lee also takes live calls to see what listeners think.  See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.
Public Tax Returns...for everyone?   (16:48)10-9-2020
Should tax returns be public? Lee discusses with Jay Evensen, Deseret News Columnist. Lee also takes live calls to see what listeners think.  See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.
Pelosi talks about the 25th and the 27th Amendment   (18:41)10-9-2020
​Lee breaks down what the 25th Amendment does and why Speaker Nancy Pelosi is talking about it. See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.
Car Seats   (07:55)10-9-2020
Has there been a decline in births due to car seat laws? With the laws requiring kids sit in the seats longer into childhood, have parents put off having more kids with less room in vehicles? Lee will break down  “Car Seats as Contraception." See omnystudio.com/listener for p...
Air Quality and school absences   (11:00)10-9-2020
Daniel Mendoza -- professor, Department of Atmospheric Sciences, The Department of City & Metropolitan Planning and, The School of Medicine Division of Pulmonary University of Utah -- joins Lee to explain a new study on school absences in Salt Lake City as it relates to bad air d...
Rona stole my fun   (16:11)10-9-2020
How do you teach kids about the coronavirus pandemic without teaching them to give-in to fear? Lee will discuss new children's books on the topic and take live calls  from listeners. See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.
Hospital Capacity   (10:12)10-9-2020
Today's COVID-19 hospitalizations broke another all-time record. Lee will break down what Dr. Angela Dunn and Dr. Emily Spivak said earlier today on hospital capacity. Greg Bell, President and CEO Utah Hospital Association joins to discuss. See omnystudio.com/listener for priva...
A day in the life: Rep. Ben McAdams   (09:10)10-9-2020
Rep. Ben McAdams joins Lee to discuss his campaign to keep his seat in Congress in the 4th Congressional District. See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.
VP Debate thoughts   (26:53)10-9-2020
Lee breaks down his thoughts and the highlights that stood out to him from last night's debate. He's also joined by Ron Fox, Operative and advance man for US presidents spanning nearly 50 years, to talk about working on the Vice President's visit to Utah. Then, we'll hear from M...
Kidnap plot thwarted   (10:02)10-9-2020
Authorities in Michigan say they've disrupted multiple plots to kidnap the state's governor. Lee will break down this crazy story with what the Governor and U.S. Attorney have said this morning on the plot.  See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.
LIVEMICVirtualDebate   (18:52)10-9-2020
President Trump says he will not participate in a virtual debate next week after the commission on presidential debates announced a virtual event. Lee will break down what we've learned this morning ahead of the debate from both sides. Lee will also take live calls from Utahns t...
Debate Bingo   (08:54)10-8-2020
The University of Utah has posted a bingo game on the official VP debate website. Lee will review the words and phrases on the list. Live Mic with Lee Lonsberry airs weekdays from 12:30 to 3 p.m. on KSL NewsRadio in Salt Lake City. Lee spent 4 years working side by side with KSL...
Rep. Rob Bishop   (10:12)10-8-2020
Lee brings Utah Rep. Rob Bishop onto the show, to offer some background on Vice President Mike Pence who Mr. Bishop has worked with in the past. Live Mic with Lee Lonsberry airs weekdays from 12:30 to 3 p.m. on KSL NewsRadio in Salt Lake City. Lee spent 4 years working side by s...
University of Utah students who'll go to the VP debate tonight   (16:12)10-8-2020
In this segment, Lee invites Henry Droll, Braeden Goff, and Supraja Ranganathan onto the show. The three are all University of Utah students who received tickets to attend the Vice Presidential Debate on campus tonight. They'll discuss their expectations, how they got the tickets...
Bruce Hough, Republican National Committee   (10:17)10-8-2020
In this segment, Lee speaks with Bruce Hough, of the Republican National Committee, about his expectations for Vice President Mike Pence at the debate tonight. Live Mic with Lee Lonsberry airs weekdays from 12:30 to 3 p.m. on KSL NewsRadio in Salt Lake City. Lee spent 4 years wo...
Nadia Mahallati, Utah Democratic Party Vice Chair   (07:55)10-8-2020
Lee speaks with Nadia Mahallati, the Utah Democratic Party Vice Chair and a teacher at the University of Utah as well as Salt Lake Community College about her expectations for Kamala Harris at tonight's vice-presidential debate. Live Mic with Lee Lonsberry airs weekdays from 12:...
The importance of the 2020 Vice Presidential Debate   (09:06)10-8-2020
Lee invited BYU Political Science Professor and chair of the State Debate Coalition, Richard Davis, onto the show this morning to discuss the importance of this debate and how it came to Utah. Live Mic with Lee Lonsberry airs weekdays from 12:30 to 3 p.m. on KSL NewsRadio in Sal...
KSL Newsradio is on the ground at the VP Debate   (08:30)10-8-2020
KSL Newsradio reporters Mary Richard and Paul Nelson join Lee to talk about the atmosphere at the University of Utah, the site for the only vice-presidential debate in the 2020 presidential election.  Live Mic with Lee Lonsberry airs weekdays from 12:30 to 3 p.m. on KSL NewsRad...
What has made past debates memorable?   (09:33)10-8-2020
In this segment, Lee reviews past vice-presidential debates to determine what, if anything has made them stand out. Live Mic with Lee Lonsberry airs weekdays from 12:30 to 3 p.m. on KSL NewsRadio in Salt Lake City. Lee spent 4 years working side by side with KSL's Doug Wright. N...
Food for Kids   (07:33)10-7-2020
Yandary Chatwin, Executive Director of Communications and Community Relations, Salt Lake City School District joins Lee to explain how the Salt Lake City School District is working to provide meals to students while classes continue remotely. Live Mic with Lee Lonsberry airs wee...
Burgess Owens, candidate for 4th congressional district   (08:52)10-7-2020
Our series, "A Day in the Life," continues. Candidate in the 4th congressional district, Republican Burgess Owens joins Lee to discuss a day in the life while campaigning during the coronavirus.  Live Mic with Lee Lonsberry airs weekdays from 12:30 to 3 p.m. on KSL NewsRadio in...
Utah County contact tracers   (10:25)10-7-2020
With the spike in COVID-19 cases in Utah County, contact tracers aren't able to keep up and the responsibility is now that of the patient. But will this work? Or could it lead to an even worse coronavirus spike? Ralph Clegg, Executive Director Utah County Health Department joins ...
RIP, Eddie Van Halen   (08:58)10-7-2020
Jon Smith and Sue Kelley of 103.5 the Arrow join Live Mic with Lee Lonsberry to react after learning Eddie Van Halen, the gifted guitar genius who cofounded Van Halen and served as the band's main songwriter, died after a long battle with cancer.  See omnystudio.com/listener fo...
Is there a pink recession?   (08:40)10-7-2020
How has the Pandemic impacted women in the workforce? According to new numbers, women are leaving work while other demands like family weigh on their sholders. Lee breaks down the numbers. Live Mic with Lee Lonsberry airs weekdays from 12:30 to 3 p.m. on KSL NewsRadio in Salt La...
The most important VP debate ever   (19:05)10-7-2020
Is the 2020 vice presidential debate in Salt Lake City going to be the most important VP debate in American history? John Hudak, Senior Fellow at Brookings Institute joins Live Mic with Lee Lonsberry to break down why the VP debate is so important.  See omnystudio.com/listener ...
National security during the election   (18:31)10-7-2020
Robert O’Brien, President Trump's National Security Advisor, joins Live Mic with Lee Lonsberry to discuss the threat of the Chinese Communist Party on the world and protecting U.S. elections from interference. Then, Rep. Chris Stewart, member of the China Task Force House Intel...
All the president's health updates   (09:10)10-7-2020
Lee Lonsberry, host of Live Mic, discusses the president's health after President Donald Trump returned to the White House from Walter Reed with the coronavirus. See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.
Coronavirus hobbies   (13:59)10-6-2020
Lee has started a few new coronavirus hobbies. He'll discuss how the virus has changed daily life and listeners tell us their 'rona hobbies.  See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.
Netflix's defense of Cuties   (08:27)10-6-2020
Sen. Mike Lee has received a response from Netflix in defense of the movie "Cuties." Lee will break down the Netflix response and review Mike Lee's concerns over the film's portrayal of girls. See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.
The Secret Service role in COVID-19   (07:05)10-6-2020
Dennis Crandall, who spent 30 years with the U.S. Secret Service from 1970 to 2000, joins Lee in discussing the Secret Service's role in protecting the President. See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.
Closed schools and academic inequality   (08:22)10-6-2020
Jessica Guynn, a community volunteer and former family support specialist for the Salt Lake School District, joins Lee to discuss her recent op-ed in the Deseret News on educational inequality during the coronavirus. See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.
Kamala Harris SLC tour   (09:05)10-6-2020
Scott Howell, Former Democratic State Senator, joins Lee in discussing his time with Kamala Harris in Utah on Saturday. See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.
Trump's treatment   (07:57)10-6-2020
Lee breaks down the coverage of the President's COVID-19 diagnosis.  See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.
Mr and Mrs Trump   (09:21)10-6-2020
Debbie Dujanovic joins Lee to discuss the relationship between the President and Melania Trump while he is at Walter Reed Medical Center.  See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.
The cost of an election: Lee talks with campaign finance expert   (09:42)10-3-2020
It can be costly to run for office. But why do we pour so much money into campaigns and elections? Lee talks to Damon Cann, a political science professor at Utah State University to find out more.  See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.
Lee breaks down the recent stimulus package bill   (09:02)10-3-2020
The House narrowly passed a bill for a new COVID-19 stimulus package, Lee breaks down what we know so far.  See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.
Ongoing talks of COVID-19 relief package   (10:05)10-3-2020
Congress is still duking out a compromise for a new COVID-19 relief package, with the House of Representatives passing another version Thursday. Utah's Rep. Ben McAdams was one of the few Democrats who voted against it.  Rep. McAdams joins Lee to tell us why.  See omnystudio....
The show must go on: Officials say VP debate is still a-go   (08:21)10-3-2020
Despite positive COVID cases coming from the White House, the vice presidential debate scheduled for next week in Utah is still a-go. Lee talks to Jason Perry, chairman of the Vice Presidential Debate Steering Committee, to find out more and what precautions the campus is taking....
Officials say the VP Debate in Utah will go on as scheduled   (09:14)10-3-2020
The Utah Debate Commission said Friday it's still planning to go through with the vice presidential debate next week as scheduled -- despite positive COVID tests coming from the White House.  Lee talks to Scott Howell, co-chair of the Utah Debate Commission and a supporter of J...
Lee breaks down what we know so far about President Trump's COVID diagnosis   (09:26)10-2-2020
The White House hasn't released many details about President Trump's COVID-19 diagnosis. Lee breaks down what we know so far, and addresses the questions that are left remaining.  See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.
Jo Jorgensen: The Libertarian presidential nominee   (09:52)10-2-2020
After the first presidential debate Tuesday night, the campaign website for Jo Jorgensen -- the Libertarian Party nominee -- surged with activity. Jorgensen joins Lee Lonsberry on Live Mic to talk more about her thoughts on the debate and to get details on her campaign.  See om...
The president has COVID. What happens now?   (08:40)10-2-2020
President Donald Trump tweeted Thursday night he tested positive for the coronavirus. What does that mean for the 2020 election -- and what would the Republican Party do if he passed away? Lee Lonsberry dives into the tough questions with Derek Brown, chairman of the Utah Republ...
Looking ahead to conference weekend   (08:32)10-2-2020
Boyd Matheson, host of KSL NewsRadio's Inside Sources, joins Lee Lonsberry to talk about his special coverage on General Conference this weekend. Matheson will dive into the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints and its humanitarian efforts in response to the COVID-19 pande...
President Donald Trump tests positive for COVID-19   (09:12)10-2-2020
The country was rattled Friday morning with the news President Donald Trump tested positive for COVID-19, just hours after top aide Hope Hicks announced she also tested positive.  Dr. Todd Vento, Intermountain Healthcare Infectious Diseases Physician, joins Live Mic to discuss...
Roadschooling   (09:02)10-2-2020
The pandemic has changed education across the country, and some parents are trying to make the most of the changes to take schooling on the road. Jenna Andersen, who's homeschooling her kids while staying at an Airbnb in California, joins Lee to explain. See omnystudio.com/liste...
Mute buttons and debate changes   (19:36)10-2-2020
After the worst debate ever, the Debate Commission is looking at making changes. Lee discusses what those changes could be and takes live calls at 2:35. See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.
Elections and markets   (09:11)10-2-2020
How are the markets changed by who wins the election? What about by who wins the debate? Lee is joined by Shane Stewart, DMBA financial planner, to explain how the markets react to presidential elections. See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.
General Conference preview   (08:43)10-2-2020
Maria Shilaos joins Lee to discuss her General Conference special coming up this weekend: Quarantine Faith: Exploring Devotion from a Distance See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.
Spit study and the Utah Symphony   (08:23)10-2-2020
​How can a trumpeter or flutist return to the stage during a pandemic? University of Utah engineers have figured it out with the Utah Symphony and Utah Opera. Lee speaks with James Sutherland, professor of chemical engineering at the University of Utah on an airflow study. Se...
Domestic violence offender gun ban   (19:13)10-2-2020
Lee reviews a gun law and how it relates to domestic violence. U.S. Attorney for Utah John Huber joins to discuss a recent case against a man found guilty of possessing a firearm while subject to a domestic violence protective order.  See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy inf...
Utah's COVID-19 response audit   (18:08)10-2-2020
A state audit has found problems with Utah's response to the current pandemic. Kelli Pierce joins Lee to explain the audit and Lee reviews what the governor said in his press conference today on the issues found in the audit.  See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information...
Sen Lee's meeting with Judge Barrett   (08:08)10-1-2020
Senator Mike Lee, a member of the Senate Judiciary Committee, joins Lee to discuss his meeting with Judge Amy Coney Barrett yesterday after she was nominated by President Trump to fill the vacancy in the Supreme Court. See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.
What happened during the governors and presidential debate?   (02:16)10-1-2020
Lee breaks down the civility in the Gubernatorial debate between Cox and Peterson.   Lee addresses how are foreign governments and media responding to last night's presidential debate. Lee gives his reaction to the debate and discusses how teachers now must teach following a ch...
China Task Force report   (19:04)10-1-2020
After five months of working on the newly created China Task Force, Reps. John Curtis and Chris Stewart join Lee to talk about the task force releasing a report on the growing threat of the Chinese Government.  See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.
Student left on a bus   (07:43)9-29-2020
Reporter Paul Nelson joins Lee to discuss a story of a student abandoned on a school bus in the Weber School District.  See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.
Seraph Young, the 1st woman in the nation to cast a vote   (10:28)9-29-2020
The White House, Utah's Governor and Better Days 2020 will honor Seraph Young Ford, first woman voter in the United States today at Arlington Cemetery. Lee discusses Seraph with Russell Rice Jr. Great Great Grandson of Seraph Young Ford. See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy i...
Pelosi's letter to the House   (10:13)9-29-2020
Speaker of the House Nancy Pelosi is putting pressure on House Democrats to win the election should the Electoral College require the Representatives to decide the election. Lee will review how this is possible and discuss Pelosi's expectations.  See omnystudio.com/listener for...
Presidential debate preview   (38:57)9-29-2020
What expected during the first presidential debate tonight? Doug Wright joins Lee to discuss what to watch for in the first Presidential Debate tonight. Seth A Richardson Plain Dealer writer joins to discuss covering the debate in Ohio. And Chris Wallace will moderate the debate....
Devin Thorpe's race for congress   (09:01)9-29-2020
Devin Thorpe is running as a Democrat against incumbent John Curtis. Lee asks what a day is like running for congress. See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.
More on Amy Coney Barrett   (19:45)9-29-2020
Sen. Mike Lee will meet with Judge Amy Coney Barrett today after Trump nominated her to fill the Supreme Court vacancy. Sen. Lee joins Lee to explain what he's looking for from that meeting. Lee reviews Sen. Feinstein's questioning of Barrett in the past on her religion. See omn...
Suicide in Utah   (09:23)9-29-2020
Rep. Steve Eliason has been working to lower suicide rates in Utah for the past several years. He joins Lee to discuss what underlying problems are really at play when looking at suicide in Utah specifically. See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.
Rep. Bishop retiring   (08:17)9-29-2020
Rep. Rob Bishop is packing up his office on Capitol Hill right now. He joins Lee to discuss his time in office and what's like leaving congress.  See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.
SCOTUS pick: Amy Coney Barrett   (19:35)9-29-2020
Amy Coney Barrett has been nominated to fill the vacancy in the Supreme Court. Lee will discuss the nomination, the religious test and the way conservative women are treated in the press. Tina Cannon, Morgan County Councilwoman, joins the discussion as well.  See omnystudio.com...
President Trump's tax returns   (36:25)9-29-2020
​What did we really learn from the New York Times' reporting on Trump's tax returns? Lee will break down his thoughts, the political implications and the tax implications. Listeners give their opinions on the subject.   See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.
SCOTUS term limits   (19:15)9-29-2020
Polling data shows Americans love the idea of term limits for Supreme Court justices. Lee discusses term limits as it relates to the Supreme Court and would it would take to put limits in place. Listeners give their opinion as well.   See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy in...
Halloween and COVID-19   (17:16)9-26-2020
Halloween and COVID-19 don't mix according to new guidance from the CDC, which warns against trick-or-treating. Guest hosts Jason Lee and Mary Richards discuss how this impacts families. See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.
Dogs and COVID-19   (09:31)9-26-2020
Dogs are now being trained and used in one airport to sniff out the coronavirus. Guests Mary Richards and Jason Lee react and talk about what this could mean to move forward to normal.  See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.
Paying for the things you need   (18:26)9-26-2020
Guest hosts Mary Richards and Jason Lee discuss paying for the stuff you need during troubling times.  See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.
Qualified immunity and SCOTUS   (20:08)9-26-2020
Mark Denniston, Weber State University Professor, joins guest hosts Mary Richards and Jason Lee to discuss qualified immunity and filling the supreme court vacancy.  See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.
COVID-19 and fear   (07:07)9-26-2020
Guest hots Jason Lee and Mary Richards discuss the current spike in COVID-19 in Utah and how the pandemic has impacted how we act going back to daily life. See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.
RGB lying in state   (09:41)9-26-2020
Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg is now the first woman to ever lay in state. Guest hoss Mary Richards and Jason Lee discuss the political implications.  See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.
K9 Apprehension Program suspended   (08:18)9-26-2020
KSL NewsRadio Reporter, Paul Nelson, explains the latest from Salt Lake Police Chief Mike Brown and Mayor Mendenhall on the future of the K9 apprehension program. This comes after an officer was charged with ordering a K9 to attack a Black man on his knees in April.  See omnyst...
Dear Mr. President   (09:41)9-25-2020
What did letters between President Trump and former President Nixon say? Lee discusses the latest addition to the Richard Nixon Presidential Library & Museum.  See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.
VP debate during a COVID-19 spike   (07:58)9-25-2020
How will the Vice Presidential Debate at the University of Utah next month continue during the current COVID-19 spike in Utah? Jason Perry, chairman of the campus’ debate steering committee, joins Lee to discuss how conversations with the national commission are continuing and ...
Transition of power   (09:13)9-25-2020
After President Trump refused to commit to a peaceful transition of power if he loses in November, Lee discusses the reaction, including from Sen. Mitt Romney.  See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.
Robert Latham's race for Congress   (11:14)9-25-2020
Robert Latham joins Lee to discuss what a day in the life looks like as he runs as a Libertarian in the 2nd Congressional District race.  See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.
Families growing stronger during COVID-19   (16:45)9-25-2020
Erica Evans, Deseret News Reporter, joins Lee to break down the American Family Survey and the latest results released, showing families have grown stronger during the pandemic. Listeners discuss how their families have changed or grown stronger over the last 6 months.  See omn...
Provo High School Homecoming   (10:02)9-25-2020
Debbie Dujanovic and Lee discuss a letter sent from Provo High School Principal about the homecoming football game.  See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.
From windstorm trees to the zoo   (08:27)9-24-2020
After the windstorm weeks ago tore down hundreds of trees in Salt Lake City, the Hogle Zoo is taking some of those trees and repurposing them in their animal exibits. Erica Hansen, Utah’s Hogle Zoo Spokesperson, joins Lee to discuss.  See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy...
FDA to intentionally prolong vaccine approval process   (09:09)9-24-2020
Why is the FDA intentially prolonging the vaccine approval process? It may have something to do with public trust, even as the coronavirus task force today said they and their families would all get the vaccine.  See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.
Sen. Mike Lee on SCOTUS   (10:04)9-24-2020
Sen. Mike Lee joins Lee to discuss the Senate's roll in filling the Supreme Court vacancy.  See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.
Chris Stewart race for congress   (08:31)9-24-2020
Rep. Chris Stewart joins Lee in a re-occurring segment with Utah candidates to discuss what a day in his life is typically like right now as he runs for re-election in the 2nd congressional district.  See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.
Utah County mask mandate   (16:29)9-24-2020
What will a mask mandate look like in Utah County? Lee discusses what Mayor Kaufusi and Tanner Ainge have said on why a mandate is needed. And Bill Lee, Utah County Commissioner, speaks as to why he doesn't support a mandate.  See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information...
Possible SCOTUS picks   (20:30)9-24-2020
Lee breaks down two possibilities for who Trump might pick to replace Ruth Bader Ginsburg on the Supreme Court. Barbara Lagoa and Allison Jones Rushing  See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.
Debate topics announced   (18:59)9-24-2020
The Debate Commission has released the list of topics Chris Wallace will ask President Trump and former VP Biden in the first presidential debate. But will we really learn anything new? Lee breaks down what the candidates have already said on these topics. Listeners also weigh in...
Task Force 1   (08:53)9-22-2020
Wade Russell, Task Force 1 Leader, joins Lee to discuss what Task Force 1 has been doing for the past 10 days in Oregon.  See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.
What will Romney do?   (18:15)9-22-2020
Mitt Romney told reporters in a press call this morning that he will move forward with a pick from the President to fill the SCOTUS vacancy. Lee will discuss Romney's decision.  See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.
Provo and Orem move back to "orange"   (26:38)9-22-2020
Gov. Gary Herbert announced Provo and Orem are moving back to the "orange" risk level due to a massive increase of COVID-19 cases in the area. Lee speaks with Richard Brunst, Orem City Mayor, Curtis Blair, President and CEO Utah Valley Chamber of Commerce, Janae Moss, Chair-Elect...
How dare you Biden/Harris   (08:41)9-22-2020
Lee discusses recent comments made by Joe Biden on vaccines.  See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.
COVID-19 wastewater   (09:17)9-22-2020
Nathan LaCross, an epidemiologist with DOH, joins Lee to discuss what is happening in the wastewater and how it relates to the current spike in COVID-19 cases.  See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.
Kael Weston's political race   (10:51)9-22-2020
Re-occurring segment. Lee interviews candidates for office in Utah ahead of the election. Kael Weston  ​discusses a day in the life for him right now as he runs for the 2nd congressional district.  See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.
1776 commission   (17:55)9-22-2020
Trump's latest Executive Order pledges to restore "patriotic education" in America's public schools. Lee will discuss what that means and walk through the history of Caesar Rodney, who Trump wants to honor.  See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.
Amy Coney Barrett spoke at BYU last year   (07:46)9-22-2020
Aaron L. Nielson, Professor of Law J. Reuben Clark Law School at Brigham Young University, joins Lee to discuss one of Trump's possible picks and remarks she made at BYU last year. Later, more on Amy Coney Barrett's background and a religious test for Amy Coney Barrett with what ...
A new Supreme Court pick   (22:43)9-22-2020
Boyd Matheson joins Lee to discuss the right timing to pick a new justice and for Ruth Bader Ginsburg, oneness never was meant to be sameness. Debbie Dujanovic joins Lee to discuss if Trump HAS to pick a woman after he announced this weekend that he would pick a woman.  See omn...
The Constitution is a right   (21:00)9-22-2020
Lee discusses the difference between the 2016 vacancy and today. You'll also hear listener opinions.  See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.
What happens if the election is contested?   (08:18)9-22-2020
Lee breaks down the possible scenarios of a contested election and a Motion to vacate the chair. See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.
Canceling Netflix for Cuties   (10:06)9-22-2020
Are people actually canceling their Netflix accounts out of rage against the film Cuties? Lee breaks down the numbers and discusses the implications.  See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.
COVID-19 enforcement   (09:15)9-22-2020
What would a mask mandate look like in Utah County if that were to happen? Would it be enforced? Utah County Sheriff, Mike Smith, joins to discuss.  See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.
Darren Parry's race for congress   (08:54)9-22-2020
Candidate in the first district congressional race, Darren Parry, joins Lee to break down what his life is like right now during the campaign.  See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.
K9 officer charged   (17:32)9-22-2020
Salt Lake County District Attorney Sim Gill has filed charges against a Salt Lake City police officer after he ordered a K9 to bite a kneeling black man in an incident in April. Lee will review the findings of the Civilian Review Board. He will also speak with Gil himself.  See...
COVID-19 spike in Utah County   (17:32)9-22-2020
Richard Brunst, Orem City Mayor joins Lee to discuss a meeting earlier today with Utah County leaders and state health officials. Utah County Commissioner, Bill Lee, also joins the program to discuss what the county could do to help curb the spike in positive cases.  See omnyst...
Canyons School District   (09:34)9-22-2020
Hundreds of students are quarantined, and a teacher is in the ICU, but what will that mean for the future of Corner Canyon High School? Canyons School District spokesperson Jeff Haney joins Lee to discuss what the District is considering as they prepare to meet regarding the situ...
New poll: Are Utahns better off?   (08:01)9-18-2020
How are things in Utah now compared to a year ago? Lee breaks down the findings of a new poll from the Deseret News on Utahns attitutde about the state of the state.  See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.
Lessons learned from Utah's no-bid contracts   (09:25)9-18-2020
Mike Headrick joins Lee to discuss the state's no-bid contracts for COVID-19 response and lessons learned.  See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.
Infectious diseases physician examines how the COVID-19 spike may affect Utah hospitals   (07:56)9-18-2020
Dr. Eddie Stenehjem, Intermountain Healthcare infectious diseases physician, joins Lee Lonsberry to discuss Utah's spike of 911 COVID cases reported Thursday -- the highest single-day increase the state has seen since the beginning of the pandemic. Stenehjem walks through some of...
How UVU and Utah County are dealing with COVID-19   (09:29)9-18-2020
Sue Jackson, professor of public and community health at Utah Valley University teaching epidemiology, joins Lee Lonsberry on how Utah Valley University is doing and what she is seeing in Utah County. For right now, Jackson says she isn't overly concerned.  See omnystudio.com/l...
How hospitals may be affected during a COVID spike   (11:30)9-18-2020
Greg Bell, president of Utah Hospital Association, joins Lee Lonsberry to discuss how hospitals may be affected during the COVID-19 spike in Utah. A large percentage of new COVID cases are coming from young people, who have been shown to have milder cases. Will this affect hospit...
Lee prepares to go in-depth on COVID-19 numbers   (07:58)9-18-2020
Utah reported 911 new cases of COVID-19 Thursday, which is the highest single-day increase the state has seen since the beginning of the pandemic. Join Lee Lonsberry as he goes in-depth on what these numbers mean.  See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.
Ute Stampede Rodeo   (07:24)9-17-2020
Reigning six-time PRCA World Champion Bull Rider Sage Kimzey joins Lee to discuss the Utah Stampede Rodeo and what life is like as a rodeo cowboy.  See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.
Blake Moore on the congressional race   (08:05)9-17-2020
Blake Moore, who is running for the U.S. House in Utah's 1st congressional district, joins Lee to discuss the race. See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.
The plan for free vaccines   (11:11)9-17-2020
Mark Remillard, ABC News Correspondent, joins the program to break down the plan for free COVID-19 vaccines to all Americans.  See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.
Riot code   (07:41)9-17-2020
Does the state need an update to the state's riot statute? Nate Curtis, President Utah Sheriffs Association, joins Lee to discuss what the association wants to see change in the state code.  See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.
Talking the new COLD bonus episode   (08:01)9-17-2020
A bonus episode of the COLD podcast comes out today. The host of the podcast, Dave Cawley, joins Lee to break down the newest discovery in the Powell story.  See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.
The story of Chuck Feeney   (09:27)9-17-2020
Chuck Feeney died broke after giving away all his money. Lee will break down the Giving Pledge and the Utahns who've joined the pledge.  See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.
Facial recognition software   (08:54)9-17-2020
Does the state need to regulate the use of facial recognition software? Connor Boyack, president of Libertas Institute, joins Lee to discuss what lawmakers can do to better protect Utahns' privacy. See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.
Poll: Half of Utahns would get a coronavirus vaccine   (19:29)9-17-2020
Will Utahns get the COVID-19 vaccine when it's available? According to a new poll from the Deseret News, more Utahns are planning to but not by much. Lee will break down the poll and ask listeners their thoughts.  See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.
Nebo School District school trend   (09:47)9-17-2020
Lana Hiskey with Nebo School District Community Relations joins Lee to discuss how the district is continuing to see growth while others in the state are seeing declining enrollment. And Yándary Chatwin, Salt Lake City School District joins Lee to talk about that 3,000 drops in ...
Top baby names   (09:29)9-16-2020
Step aside, Emma. Olivia is now the top name in Utah. Lee breaks down the top names of 2020 in Utah.  See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.
Dentists see more cracked teeth   (08:21)9-16-2020
2020 stress may be impacting your oral health. Dr. Kevin Mangelson, DMD, who runs The Center for Sleep Apnea & TMJ in Salt Lake County, joins Lee to discuss what he's seen and how people can better take care of their teeth when stressed.  See omnystudio.com/listener for pr...
Governor Herbert talks COVID-19 & windstorm   (11:15)9-16-2020
Governor Gary Herbert joins Lee to discuss the state's COVID-19 and wind storm response.  See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.
Daylight savings time   (07:51)9-16-2020
Orrin G. Hatch argues in an opinion piece in Time that, “We are making significant progress in the fight against COVID-19, and making DST year-round would only help us advance the line. Now is not the time to fall back.” Lee reacts and discusses Daylight Saving Time in the ...
Should we get rid of the $100 bill?   (10:17)9-16-2020
Is paper money disappearing? Maybe it should. Lee breaks down the argument.  See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.
National essay competition   (08:05)9-16-2020
Eric Lu, West High School 9th grader, won an essay competition from The Boston Globe Foundation on the First Amendment. Eric joins Lee to discuss his essay and how school is going so far.  See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.
Raiding the retirement fund   (09:51)9-16-2020
​Shane Stewart, DMBA Certified Financial Planner, discusses with Lee how some people are raiding their retirement savings during the pandemic.  See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.
Youth jobs and pay   (10:33)9-16-2020
Are adults taking jobs normally marketed to teens during the pandemic? Debbie Dujanovic joins Lee to break down what the Utah Department of Workforce Services is seeing when it comes to wages and jobs for teens during the coronavirus pandemic.  See omnystudio.com/listener for p...
The future cost of closed schools   (09:16)9-16-2020
Could school closures have lasting impacts on the economy long term? A new study shows kids could see a 3% lower GDP over their lifetimes. Lee reacts and discusses.  See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.
Drop in school enrollment   (08:59)9-16-2020
Salt Lake City School District started school yesterday with 3,000 fewer students. Yandary Chatwin, Executive Director of Communications and Community Relations with the Salt Lake City School District, joins Lee to discuss where these students could be going. See omnystudio.com/...
Numb to the corona   (08:50)9-15-2020
Are you numb to the coronavirus? Probably. But why? Lee breaks down the reason for COVID-19 fatigue.  See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.
The name of SLC's new airport   (09:55)9-15-2020
In an opinion piece in the Desert News, A. Scott Anderson, CEO and President of Zions Bank, argues that with the new terminal at the Salt Lake airport needs a new name to match "its grandeur, its importance and its remarkable functionality." He suggests Sen. E.J. "Jake" Garn.  ...
Politicians home addresses   (08:12)9-15-2020
Should politicians in Utah have to share their private home addresses with the public? One bill may change what's possible. Lee will discuss why he's OK with some privacy.  See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.
Western spirit   (08:37)9-15-2020
Scientists have found those who live in the western United States exibit a "Wild West" mentality. Lee will discuss what the "Wild West" means for Utah and how it continues today.  See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.
Parents don't want politicians for kids   (08:29)9-15-2020
Would you want your kids to go into politics? Many would pass. Lee discusses the Deseret News survey and what it could mean for the future.  See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.
4th district poll   (10:15)9-15-2020
Boyd Matheson joins Lee to break down the latest on a 4th district poll ahead of election day.  See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.
Netflix's "Cuties" sparks controversy   (36:36)9-15-2020
The new Netflix movie "Cuties" is facing a lot of backlash for its use and portrayal of young girls. Lee breaks down the argument of the director defending the film, the response from members of congress, and Netflix's responses to the backlash. Utah Senator, Mike Lee, joins the ...
Word of the year   (09:22)9-12-2020
What would the word of the year be for 2020? Lee gives his take on what new words we've learned this year and how it's changed how we'll forever remember 2020.  See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.
Never looking back to 2020   (07:15)9-12-2020
Will we ever look back longingly at 2020? Lee doesn't think so.  See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.
Child allowance   (08:18)9-12-2020
Should families get a monthly or yearly allowance for having and raising kids? Lee discusses the specifics of how a child allowance could work. See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.
The "Minneapolis Effect"   (16:23)9-12-2020
Paul Cassell, University of Utah Distinguished Law Professor joins Lee to discuss a spike in homicides following the recent unrest and riots iin major U.S. cities.  See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.
Gun safety to prevent suicide   (10:07)9-12-2020
Clark Aposhian, Chairman of the Utah Shooting sports council, joins Lee to explain what people can do to lower the rates of suicide by gun.  See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.
Kids with MIS-C   (09:09)9-12-2020
Dr. Marion Bishop, ER doctor practicing in Logan and Brigham City, joins Lee to explain what parents need to know about COVID-19 and MIS-C.  See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.
Remembering 9/11   (27:13)9-12-2020
Lee tells the stories of Heather Penney ​and Commander Frank Culbertson ​on the 19th anniversary of 9/11 See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.
Nobel Peace Prize and President Trump   (09:28)9-10-2020
​President Donald Trump has now been nominated for a 2021 Nobel Peace Prize for brokering a peace between Israel and the United Arab Emirates. Lee gives his reaction, and Rep. Rob Bishop hops on the program to give his.  See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.
Zero reported cases   (17:01)9-10-2020
The Navajo Nation reported zero cases of COVID-19 for the first time since March. However, Nation officials worry that could change quickly. Lee spoke with Navajo Nation President Jonathan Nez earlier today and will review that conversation.  See omnystudio.com/listener for pri...
President Trump Supreme Court picks   (05:56)9-10-2020
President Donald Trump has released a list of potential picks for the Supreme Court. Lee goes over the list and who is on it.  See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.
Romney in the Senate Health Committee   (18:32)9-10-2020
Earlier today, Senator Mitt Romney participated in a Senate health committee hearing to discuss the role of vaccines in preventing infectious disease outbreaks and protecting public health. Lee will break down his biggest takeaways from the hearing.  See omnystudio.com/listener...
Award show drama   (09:29)9-10-2020
Lee gives his reaction to changes in the Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences.  See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.
Girls football   (10:10)9-10-2020
Amy Donaldson, Deseret News Reporter, joins Lee to break down the latest in a Title IX trial on girls and football leagues.  See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.
Arctic storm aftermath   (46:10)9-10-2020
Utah experienced a hurricane-level wind storm this week. Trees everywhere, thousands without power, damaged homes... Debbie Dujanovic joins Lee to explain how cemeteries have been impacted by the wind storm.  Todd Kiser, Commissioner of the Utah Insurance Department answers hom...
Salt Lake emergency order   (17:02)9-9-2020
Salt Lake Mayor, Erin Mendenhall, signed a declaration of emergency over high winds in the city. We hear from listeners in the subject.  See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.
Ether Hollow fire   (09:05)9-9-2020
Jason Curry, Division of Forestry, Fire and State Lands, joins Lee to discuss the Ether Hollow Fire.  See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.
Trees in a windstorm   (10:35)9-9-2020
Dr. Mike Kuhns, USU Extension Forester, shares tips on saving trees and why so many trees have been uprooted and blown over in this windstorm.  See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.
Windstorm weather   (18:11)9-9-2020
Grant Weyman, KSL TV meteorologist tells us the history of windstorms in Utah and what to expect for the rest of the day. You'll also hear what listeners have seen.  See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.
The flu and COVID-19   (18:48)9-9-2020
State Epidemiologist, Dr. Dunn, joins Lee to discuss COVID-19 as the state heads into the flu season. See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.
So Utah had a windstorm...   (17:45)9-9-2020
Northern Utah experienced a windstorm like never before. Spencer Hall, Director of Rocky Mountain Power. ​And Carl Arky, UTA spokesperson, hops on the program to talk about how the storm impacted travel. Lt. Governor Spencer Cox gives the latest on the Ether Hollow Fire.  ...
New COVID-19 testing   (09:40)9-5-2020
Dr. Steven Mobley joins Lee to discuss the latest on COVID-19 testing, Myocarditis, ​and Georgia Tech athletes. See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.
Veterans for good   (07:21)9-5-2020
September is Suicide Prevention Month. How prevalent is suicide among Utah's veterans? Lee breaks down the issue. See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.
Running across America   (10:22)9-5-2020
Russell Larkins is running across America to raise awareness regarding veteran suicide. Russell will join Lee to discuss how his run is going as he crosses Utah.  See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.
Labor Day bliltz   (09:30)9-5-2020
Highway Patrol is preparing for a busy weekend. They want drivers to buckle-up, slow down and stay sober behind the wheel. Lt. Nick Street with the Utah Highway Patrol on to discuss increased enforcement for Labor Day weekend.  See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy informatio...
Nourish and flourish   (19:15)9-5-2020
Jonathan Ruga, Founder of Lightspark Foundation and Nourish to Flourish Initiative and Andrew Bebbington, Nourish to Flourish Operations Manager join Lee to discuss the program and how it's helping businesses and families in need during the coronavirus pandemic. Lloyd Kianfar, Ge...
Granite school dashboard   (09:36)9-5-2020
A new dashboard will now allow parents to see the number of positive COVID-19 cases at each school in the Granite School District. Ben Horsley, Granite School District Spokesperson, joins Lee to explain why the district is doing this.  See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy in...
Study gives F, Herbert disagrees   (09:42)9-5-2020
Are Utah's school teachers working in a safe environment? One study gives Utah an F, but Governor Herbert disagrees. KSL TV reporter Garna Majia joins Lee to break down the disagreement and what the numbers actually show.  See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.
Do endorsements mean anything?   (09:23)9-5-2020
As more endorsements are announced for Trump and Biden in the presidential race, Lee discusses the growing lists and whether they actually matter.  See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.
Generous in hotter   (06:28)9-5-2020
Does being generous make you more attractive? Lee will discuss the attractiveness of Utah, one of the most generous states in the nation.  See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.
Steroids and COVID-19   (10:59)9-4-2020
The World Health Organization is giving new guidance to doctors on the treatment of extreme cases of COVID-19 with steroids. Dr.  Marion Bishop, ER doctor practicing in Logan and Brigham City joins Lee to discuss what this means for her and the patients she works with. See om...
A look back to 1918   (09:01)9-3-2020
Is normalcy something we can look forward to after the coronavirus pandemic has changed life so much? Lee will look to the 1918 pandemic for answers.  See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.
2017 Las Vegas shooting   (18:18)9-3-2020
Master Sgt. Shaun Harris joins Lee to discuss Sgt. Chasen Brown's brave efforts at the 2017 Las Vegas shooting after Sgt. Brown received the Utah Medal of Valor from Governor Herbert.  See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.
Presidential candidates in Kenosha   (16:36)9-3-2020
Both Biden and Trump took a trip to Kenosha, WI. Lee breaks down the remarks made by both candidates and shares community reactions to the visit.  See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.
FOP sends letters to the Utah Board of Education   (09:10)9-3-2020
A letter from Utah's largest police union argues that some teachers in Utah schools are disparaging officers in front of students. Lee will break down the letter and give his reaction.  See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.
Yellow's impact on SLC   (17:23)9-3-2020
Salt Lake City will move into the yellow risk phase on Friday. What impact will this have on the businesses downtown? Abby Murtagh, Hilton General Manager, joins Lee to discuss how the hotel will benefit from the shift. And Derek Miller, President and CEO of the Salt Lake Chamber...
Fighting loneliness   (09:59)9-3-2020
How can you fight loneliness during the coronavirus, when so many of the efforts to slow the spread of the virus require physical distance? Lee will break down a piece in the Deseret News with some solutions.  See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.
BLM recreation   (08:21)9-3-2020
Perry Pendley, Deputy Director for Policy and Programs for the Bureau of Land Management, joins Lee and discusses how the BLM is increasing access to recreation in Utah.  See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.
Patent medicine   (09:46)9-3-2020
With the nation waiting for a vaccine on COVID-19, Lee breaks down the history of patent medicine and DIY Vaccines. See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.
OPINION: We shouldn't over-promise vaccines   (08:25)9-3-2020
Should we really be expecting a COVID-19 vaccine before the end of the year? Lee discusses what we should expect.  See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.
Can the CDC halt evictions?   (11:30)9-3-2020
Paul Smith, Executive Director Utah Apartment Association, joins Lee to break down the President's moratorium on rent and now what to expect from the CDC on evictions.  See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.
Who is on the election ballot?   (20:14)9-3-2020
Lee breaks down the Constitution, Green Independent American, and Libertarian Party candidates running for President in 2020.  See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.
Libertarian VP candidate, Spike Cohen   (09:44)9-3-2020
Spike Cohen, Libertarian VP Nominee, joins Lee to discuss the Libertarian bid for the White House.  See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.
Processing ballots this election   (10:10)9-3-2020
As some states face huge challenges with processing an all vote-by-mail election, Utah is in a pretty good spot. Lee breaks down what makes Utah different.  See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.
The story of James Edward Hanger   (10:57)9-3-2020
Lee tells the story of James Edward Hanger and how he faced hardship and made the most of it.  See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.
From LDSBC to Ensign College   (09:53)9-1-2020
LDS Business College is no more. Newly named Ensign College President, Bruce C. Kusch, joins Lee to discuss the new changes to the school.  See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.
Will you get a COVID-19 vaccine?   (17:30)9-1-2020
A poll from CNN found that 40% of people would not want to get the COVID-19 vaccine. Lee will discuss the latest from Dr. Fauci on the vaccine. Listeners also weigh in on if they would get the vaccine.  See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.
Does hazing have a place in society?   (38:46)9-1-2020
Former Mayor of Salt Lake City, Jackie Biskupski, is calling out hazing at East High School. Lee will discuss hazing in Utah, and Biskupski joins the program to discuss why she's so passionate about this issue.  See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.
Trump visits Kenosha   (21:29)9-1-2020
After the mayor of Kenosha, Wisconsin told President Trump not to visit the city in the wake of the police shooting of Jacob Black, he went anyways. Lee goes over the remarks the President made during his time in Kenosha.  See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.
Band-aid Bandit   (10:23)9-1-2020
FBI officials are searching for a bank robber in Utah, nicknamed the Band-aid Bandit. Debbie Dujanovic joins Lee to explain the FBI's process for finding a bandit.  See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.
COVID-19 and air quality   (09:55)9-1-2020
A University of Utah pulmonologist recently spoke to reporters on COVID-19 and air pollution. Lee will walk though what she said on how air quality and COVID impact health.  See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.
Who is missing from Utah's women's mural?   (37:27)8-31-2020
Last week, Mia Love came on Live Mic and expressed her anger after a new mural of prominent Utah was unveiled in Salt Lake City with some big omissions. Artist of the mural, Jan Haworth, joins Lee to discuss the process of deciding who was featured. And Sen. Deidre Henderson hops...
Trump headed to Kenosha   (18:08)8-31-2020
President Trump is headed to Kenosha, Wisconsin tomorrow, where Jacob Blake was shot in the back by a white police officer. Lee will discuss the visit and what he expects to see from the President. Listeners also share their thoughts on the topic.  See omnystudio.com/listener f...
McMullin endorses Biden   (09:22)8-31-2020
Evan McMullin is officially endorsing Joe Biden for President. Lee will walk through what the former candidate for president himself said on the topic on social media.  See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.
#Only6%   (10:06)8-31-2020
More Americans who died from the coronavirus had underlying health conditions than previously thought. Lee will walk through the numbers and the #Only6%. See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.
Sick kids attending school   (10:11)8-31-2020
The Granite School District is reminding parents of something simple they can do to slow the spread of COVID-19 and keep schools open...keep kids home if they're sick. Ben Horsley, Granite School District Spokesperson joins Lee to explain the district's concerns with parents se...
USU dorm sewage and COVID-19   (09:51)8-31-2020
Hundreds of USU students are now quarantined after officials detected an increase of the coronavirus in the sewage. KSL NewsRadio reporter John Wojick joins Lee to explain USU's plan going forward.  See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.
Hogle Zoo's new babies   (08:15)8-29-2020
New baby leopards and a new baby gorilla are the newest additions to Utah's Hogle Zoo. A spokesperson for the Zoo, Erica Hansen, joins Lee to discuss the new babies along with how the zoo is recovering from the coronavirus.  See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.
Jeff Bezos pay   (08:17)8-29-2020
Amazon protesters set up a guillotine outside Jeff Bezos home yesterday. The protesters argue that since Bezos has made so much money in recent months, he should pay his employees more. Lee will break down that argument and explain the magic of the free market.  See omnystudio....
Ponzi schemes   (09:44)8-29-2020
Lee will walk through the history of Ponzi Schemes in Utah and U.S. attorney John Huber joins Lee to walk through charges in a recent money laundering case in Utah.  See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.
Utah women's mural   (08:22)8-29-2020
A new mural in Salt Lake City features 250 women's faces. But it's missing some prominent Utah women, including former congresswoman Mia Love. Mia joins Lee to discuss the mural and who she thinks should have been included but weren't.  See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy i...
Utah's match on Washington   (08:04)8-29-2020
Jaccarri Kelley, leader of Northern Utah Black Lives Matter, and others have organized a March on Washington at the Utah State Capital today, 57 years after the first March on Washington in 1963. Lee will talk about the anniversary with Jaccarri and what makes this year unique. ...
BYU's mail-in voting study   (07:23)8-29-2020
Does mail-in balloting offer either party an advantage? According to research from Michael Barber, professor of political science at BYU, it hasn't in the past. Professor Barber joins Lee to explain the research.  See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.
Pelosi on no debate   (18:35)8-28-2020
Speaker of the House Nancy Pelosi spoke to reporters yesterday and said she doesn't think Joe Biden and Donald Trump should debate. Lee will walk through the comments and Biden's response. And the Chair of the Utah Democratic Party Jeff Merchant joins Lee to discuss the speaker's...
Provo masks city council   (09:57)8-28-2020
The Provo City Council voted to override Mayor Michelle Kaufusi's veto of a mask mandate ordinance. One councilmember voted against the override, though. Travis Hoban, Provo City councilman, joins Lee to explain his vote and the mandate.  See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy...
How did Trump do?   (07:08)8-28-2020
President Donald Trump accepted the Republican National Convention nomination for president last night. Lee will review key points from the President's speech last night.  See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.
Google search trends   (09:01)8-27-2020
Google trends for 2020 show spikes in searches for topics related to anxiety and depression from the beginning of the pandemic, but then numbers went back to normal. Lee will discuss resiliency and how we're getting through the pandemic.  See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy...
Backpacking the Uinta Highline trail alone   (08:53)8-27-2020
Sofia Jeremias, in-depth reporter for the Deseret News, recently returned from a solo backpacking trip. After taking social distancing to new extremes, she'll join Lee to explain why she went and what she learned.  See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.
Personal finances during COVID-19   (08:00)8-27-2020
A new poll found that 45% of Americans say they’re setting aside more money than usual. Shane Stewart, DMBA Financial Planner, joins Lee to break down what this could mean for financial and economic recovery.  See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.
Staying sharp during virtual school   (09:15)8-27-2020
Emily Erickson, Alta High School senior, joins Lee to give tips on how to get the most out of school when classes are done remotely during the pandemic.  See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.
COVID-19 and private schools   (07:29)8-27-2020
Erin Pack, middle school English teacher at Saint Andrews Catholic School, joins Lee to discuss how private school has changed due to the COVID-19 pandemic.  See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.
On the issue of anonymity   (10:47)8-27-2020
Lee breaks down his thoughts on anonymous sources in the news. See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.
COVID-19 and the opioid epidemic   (07:38)8-27-2020
How has the COVID-19 pandemic impacted the opioid epidemic? Dr. Paul Christo, director of the Multidisciplinary Pain Fellowship Program at Johns Hopkins Hospital, joins Lee to explain how social isolation and disruptions to drug supply chains have changed the fight against addict...
Dell Roy Hansen   (20:52)8-27-2020
Real Salt Lake owner Dell Loy Hansen spoke this morning on the Radio From Hell show about players protesting and striking. His comments have sparked strong criticism and calls now for him to sell the team. Tom Hackett, KSL Sports writer and host of The Lion’s Den Podcast (Re...
How did Burgess Owens do?   (10:42)8-27-2020
Lee breaks down his biggest takeaways from Burgess Owens's speech last night at the Republican National Convention.  See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.
Working mom and dads   (12:21)8-26-2020
Do moms and dads experience teleworking differently? Director of the Utah Women and Leadership Project, Susan Madsen has studied the impacts of working from home on family and career for men and women. She joins Lee to explain more.  See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy info...
Burgess Owens to speak at the RNC   (10:17)8-26-2020
Burgess Owens will deliver a speech at the Republican National Convention tonight. Burgess joins Lee to discuss his thoughts before the speech and what to expect.  See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.
China task force   (08:18)8-26-2020
Lee explains the latest work on the China Task Force and breaks down the latest US/China relationship. See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.
Provo mask veto   (07:12)8-26-2020
Provo Mayor Michelle Kaufusi says she'll veto a mask mandate passed by the Provo City Council last night. Lee will break down what the Mayor said during last night's city council meeting and other public comments.  See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.
CDC delivers tips to combat Karen   (09:51)8-26-2020
The CDC now has guidance to limit workplace violence due to belligerent people who don't want to wear masks. Lee will give his reaction.  See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.
Rep. Curtis wants to know who gets the vaccine first   (09:02)8-26-2020
Lee will break down a letter from Representative John Curtis on who should get the COVID-19 vaccine first. Lee will break down the argument and review a conversation from earlier this month with a Utah immunologist on Utah's plan.  See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy inform...
Pompeo's speech   (18:20)8-26-2020
Should Secretary of State Mike Pompeo have spoken during the Republican National Convention? Lee will break down the Hatch Act and ask for listener thoughts on the subject.  See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.
Moonshot update and what lessons we've learned   (16:37)8-25-2020
We're now 43 days in to the Moonshot Challenge. Boyd Matheson will join Lee to discuss how Utah is doing with the challenge so far. Lee will then discuss the lessons we've learned from the pandemic and how it's changed us all.  See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy informati...
BYU's domestic violence study   (17:08)8-25-2020
Has the coronavirus pandemic caused an increase in domestic violence? Researchers at BYU discovered a 7.5% increase in domestic violence–related 911 calls compared to spring 2019. Professors Emily Leslie and Riley Wilson join Lee to discuss their findings. And Salt Lake City de...
No mask Monday   (08:42)8-25-2020
An Enterprise High School cheerleader spoke out to fellow students and their parents at a football game, telling them to mask up. Dallee Cobb joined D2 earlier today to discuss that speech and the "no mask monday." Lee will review Dallee's brave decision.  See omnystudio.com/li...
Is the bill of rights ranked   (09:05)8-25-2020
Lee will discuss battle raging around safe protests and if the bill of rights is ranked.  See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.
That's a wrap for night one of the RNC   (39:36)8-25-2020
Lee will walk through the speakers from night one of the Republican National Convention that stood out to him. Mia Love discusses what Burgess Owens needs to do with his speech coming up on Wednesday night. Mia spoke during the 2012 Convention. And listeners weigh in with their t...
Asteroid of death?   (07:44)8-25-2020
A small asteroid is headed toward Earth, set to pass-by the day before the November election. Utah hobbyist astronomer, Patrick Wiggins, joins Lee to explain whether or not we should be worried. See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.
FDA emergency plasma use   (20:45)8-25-2020
President Trump announced Sunday that the FDA has issued an emergency use authorization for a convalescent plasma treatment. Lee will walk through what the President has said and what doctors in Utah said about the use of Convalescent plasma earlier today. Dr. Steven Mobley, faci...
Senior scam stopper   (10:07)8-25-2020
Rep. Ben McAdams announced a new bill earlier today to stop seniors from falling victim to scammers. Rep. McAdams will join Lee to break down what the bill does and why it's so important.  See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.
Trump's second term agenda   (08:11)8-25-2020
Trump's campaign has released an agenda for a second term. Lee will break down his biggest takeaways from the list.  See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.
Rep. Stewart's op-eds   (08:05)8-25-2020
Chris Stewart recently penned two Op-Eds on America and supporting the police. He joins Lee to discuss further.  See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.
The first day of the RNC   (20:56)8-25-2020
Aimee Winder Newton, Delegate to the RNC, joins Lee to explain how the RNC is moving forward with a historic convention. And Bruce Hough, Republican National Committeeman, also discusses the RNC and what to look for over the next week from the Republicans.  See omnystudio.com/...
Adapting to the new classroom   (19:02)8-25-2020
Multiple school districts return to the classroom this week throughout the state. Lee reviews plans in the Granite School District and Mary Richards joins Lee to explain return plans in the Canyons School District. And Movie Show producer Robynn Garfield was looking at taking her...
Utah women are leading, but we have some work to do   (09:49)8-24-2020
The Utah Women and Leadership Project at USU research found that 39% of leadership positions in state government are held by women. Natalie Gochnour, associate dean of the University of Utah David Eccles School of Business and Director of the Kem C. Gardner Policy Institute, join...
"Taste Off Utah" highlights Utah eateries   (07:51)8-24-2020
The pandemic took a toll on the food sector of the Utah economy, but Taste Off Utah is doing its part to help eateries, caterers and restaurants stay in business. Co-founder Kristy Stoner joins guest hosts Jason Perry and Morgan Lyon Cotti to explain the idea behind taste testing...
Utah Leads Together: what's next?   (10:09)8-24-2020
Derek Miller, President and CEO of the Salt Lake Chamber, joins guest hosts Jason Perry and Morgan Lyon Cotti to talk about what's next for the Utah Leads Together plan -- and how consumer confidence is still very much central to the efforts behind the pandemic response in the Be...
Better Days 2020   (09:29)8-24-2020
Katherine Kitterman joins guest hosts Jason Perry and Morgan Lyon Cotti to explain Better Days 2020, celebrating the strong history of women's suffrage in Utah. 50 years before women gained the right to vote in the United States with the 19th Amendment to the Constitution, Utah w...
Sen. Luz Escamilla on police reform   (08:53)8-24-2020
What needs to happen with police reform in Utah is the subject of great debate, and Sen. Luz Escamilla, D-Salt Lake City, has an update on what she'd like to see the state legislature do. She joins guest hosts Jason Perry and Morgan Lyon Cotti to talk about policing in the 21st c...
Utah gets ready to host the VP debate   (07:01)8-24-2020
Utah will play host to the Vice Presidential Debate in October, just a month ahead of Election Day 2020. Candidates Mike Pence and Kamala Harris will square off at the University of Utah. Guest hosts Jason Perry and Morgan Lyon Cotti preview the event and what to expect.  Live ...
How Utah is dealing with its rape kit backlog   (09:53)8-24-2020
Like many states, Utah has a rape kit backlog. State lawmaker Rep. Angela Romero, D-Salt Lake City, joins guest hosts Jason Perry and Morgan Lyon Cotti to update how the state is addressing the issue.  Live Mic with Lee Lonsberry airs weekdays from 12:30 to 3 p.m. on KSL NewsRa...
The Democratic National Convention's final night   (09:17)8-24-2020
Scott Howell, a Utah Democrat who twice served as the party's pick to run for Senate as a challenger to the now-retired Sen. Orrin Hatch, R-Utah, weighs in on the final night of the Democratic National Convention. Jason Perry and Morgan Lyon Cotti guest host.  Live Mic with Lee...
The pandemic toll on your mental health   (11:14)8-24-2020
Utah lawmaker Rep. Steve Eliason, R-Sandy, joins guest hosts Jason Perry and Morgan Lyon Cotti to talk about mental health services. What is the state of Utah doing to support mental health services during the COVID-19 pandemic?  Live Mic with Lee Lonsberry airs weekdays from 1...
Expanding voter access during a pandemic   (08:41)8-24-2020
Utah lawmaker Rep. Steve Handy, R-Ogden, joins guest hosts Jason Perry and Morgan Lyon Cotti to talk about his bill, HB 6007, to expand voter access during the pandemic.  Live Mic with Lee Lonsberry airs weekdays from 12:30 to 3 p.m. on KSL NewsRadio in Salt Lake City. Lee spen...
What does the 1st congressional district race look like?   (10:11)8-20-2020
Peter Watkins joins guest host Kirk Jowers to discuss and break down the 1st congressional district race.  See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.
Gov. Herbert gives an update   (18:17)8-20-2020
Governor Herbert joins the program with guest host Kirk Jowers to discuss back to school, the new emergency deceleration and how the state is doing in the battle against the coronavirus.  See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.
The battle against COVID-19   (09:27)8-20-2020
Dr. Russ Osguthorpe, MD, infectious Diseases Specialist speaks with guest host Kirk Jowers about the battle against COVID-19 and also COVID-19 and schools.  See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.
Blake Moore's congressional race   (08:51)8-20-2020
Candidate for 1st congressional District, Blake Moore, joins guest host Kirk Jowers to discuss the campaign.  See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.
The future of college and high school sports   (15:17)8-20-2020
NFL Running Back Tim Hightower and Stanford Defensive Standout Sean Barton joins guest host Kirk Jowers to discuss what the upcoming season for high school and college football will look like.  See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.
National Security Advisor Robert O’Brien   (12:09)8-20-2020
Robert O’Brien, United States National Security Advisor, joins guest host Kirk Jowers to discuss serving under President Trump and the Iraqi Prime Minister’s visit at the White House today with President Trump.  See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.
Day two of the DNC   (17:46)8-20-2020
Donald Dunn joins guest host Kirk Jowers to break down the biggest takeaways from the 3rd night of the Democratic National Convention.  See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.
How to deal with anger   (09:05)8-20-2020
Guest host Scott Howell discusses why anger isn't the right reaction to what's happening right now around the world.  See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.
High school sports and COVID-19   (07:50)8-20-2020
High school sports could be in jeopardy with COVID-19. Guest hosts Amy and Scott discuss the importance of sports and what Amy has learned as she's covered plans to return to school.    See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.
Homelessness and COVID-19   (10:11)8-20-2020
Dave Kelly, Chair of the Pioneer Park Coalition, discussing the state of homelessness during the coronavirus in Utah. See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.
Life right now   (08:41)8-20-2020
GUest hosts Scott and Amy discuss the new normal of life right now during the coronavirus.  See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.
What to expect in Utah's special legislative session   (18:57)8-20-2020
Guest hosts Amy Donaldson and Scott Howell break down some of the more interesting bills coming up in the special legislative session later this week. And Rep. Brian King, House Minority Leader, joins the program to discuss what lawmakers' goals are. See omnystudio.com/listener ...
Chris Stewart's op-ed   (19:28)8-20-2020
Breaking down and reacting to a recent Op-Ed written by Representative Chris Stewart in the Deseret News. And listeners call in and leave voicemails about protesters and the hate towards America.  See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.
Country over party   (19:28)8-20-2020
Boyd Matheson discussing takeaways from the roll-call and day two of the Democratic National Convention. And guests hosts Scott Howell and Amy Donaldson discuss the issue of the country over party affiliation.  See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.
The next nursing home crisis   (08:31)8-18-2020
Long-term care facilities have been hit hard by the coronavirus nationwide, including here in Utah. Lee will discuss what the future of these facilities could look like.  See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.
Mink and COVID-19   (08:32)8-18-2020
Utah has 60 mink farms and one of those farms has mink with COVID-19, according to the United States Department of Agriculture. Clayton Beckstead, Utah Farm Bureau Northeastern Regional Manager, joins Lee to break down this latest strange COVID outbreak in Utah.  See omnystudio...
What will not recover: Government   (27:38)8-18-2020
Jeffery Tucker, Editorial Director for the American Institute for Economic Research, argues in his recent Op-Ed, that one thing which will not return after the pandemic is public trust in the government. Jeffery joins Lee to discuss why. We also hear live calls from listeners on ...
A good guy with a gun   (10:33)8-18-2020
A man walked into a club Saturday morning in Salt Lake City with a gun. Lee will break down what happened next and why it matters. See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.
Last night at the DNC...   (29:31)8-18-2020
Lee will break down his biggest takeaways from the first night of the Democratic National Convention. He'll discuss who trashed Trump and who took the high road. Listeners give their reactions from the DNC. And, Does it even matter? ​Lee will review past conventions and discu...
Life of a first year teacher   (09:22)8-18-2020
Ms. Samantha Hansen, a first-year teacher at Elementary Spanish Teacher in Davis County, talks with Lee about how day one of school went yesterday and her expectations for the coming year.  See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.
Kanye West on the ballot   (08:48)8-17-2020
Director of Elections, Justin Lee, confirms Kanye West has qualified for the Presidential ballot in Utah. Justin joins Lee to discuss the latest on the election in November.  See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.
The alien truth is out there   (09:45)8-17-2020
Nathan Arizona, a founder of the Utah UFO Festival, joins Lee to discuss the latest from the Pentagon on forming a task force to investigate military UFO sightings.  See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.
RV livin' during COVID-19   (20:06)8-17-2020
How has the coronavirus changed the way we vacation? Scott Jones, the owner of AccessRV, joins Lee to discuss how the RV industry is changing. And Brooke, her husband Jordan, and their three kids (@thecamperhous) have been full-time RVing for years. Now they're seeing more people...
Let the 2020 school year begin!   (25:46)8-17-2020
Murray and Wasatch School District return to campus today. Mary Richards observed kids return to the classroom today in the Murray School District. She'll break down her observations. Doug Perry, with Murray School District, joins Lee to discuss how the school day went on the fir...
Will the DNC be too boring?   (10:19)8-17-2020
Boyd Matheson joins Lee to break down expectations for the 100% virtual Democratic National Convention this week.  See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.
We need to talk about the USPS   (19:40)8-17-2020
House Speaker Nancy Pelosi is calling the House back into session later this week. Lee will break down the latest on the USPS and the election and what to expect this week out of congress.  See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.
Showerhead tyranny   (09:56)8-17-2020
At first, it was a joke, but now it makes sense. The Trump administration is looking to end “showerhead tyranny” with a proposal to ease water efficiency standards the president says are messing with his “beautiful” hair. Lee explains how this links back to an executive o...
New York nurses treat Utah COVID-19 patients   (10:50)8-17-2020
Nurses from New York traveled down to Utah to help hospitals treat COVID-19 patients. Much like Utah nurses did at the beginning of the pandemic. Magdalena Litwinczuk, RN at Northwell Health in New York joins Lee to talk about her experience in Utah.  See omnystudio.com/list...
Human vaccine trials and COVID-19   (18:22)8-17-2020
Are human trials for a vaccine really the answer? A study at the University of Oxford challenges the practice of human trials. Lee breaks down the study and asks for listeners' opinions on the subject.  See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.
Remembering V-J Day   (08:13)8-17-2020
Today marks the 75th anniversary of Victory over Japan Day--the effective end of World War II. V-J day came more than 3 months after Victory in Europe and only followed the atomic bombing of Hiroshima and Nagasaki and the invasion of Soviet soldiers. Lee looks back on a historic ...
Band programs and COVID-19   (11:33)8-17-2020
Is it possible to keep physical distancing in a band room? How will brand teachers accommodate safety measures? Orien Landis, Band Director at American Fork High School, joins Lee to discuss how his band program is dealing with the change.  See omnystudio.com/listener for pr...
What's up with USPS?   (19:14)8-17-2020
The president claims voter fraud has happened in three states because of mail-in voting. Lee dives into what the president has said about USPS and universal mail-in voting. And we hear from listeners on the subject.  See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.
Delaying medical help out of COVID-19 fears   (17:14)8-17-2020
Dr. Briesacher, Senior Vice President, Chief Physician Executive at Intermountain Healthcare is urging people not to delay care because of coronavirus fears. Additionally, Steven Tew, the Service Line Director for the Clinical Neuroscience Center at University of Utah Health, joi...
How one decision shaped generations   (17:15)8-13-2020
In 1936, Mary Pherribo used $500 she saved from her job as a housekeeper and bought a home in North Carolina. The equity from that property helped finance the homes and education of many of Mary's descendants, including great-granddaughter Tai Christensen who lives in Utah. Tai ...
Like mother like daughter: toy edition   (08:13)8-13-2020
Fisher-Price is releasing a “mini me” toy line inspired by adult activities as parents continue to work from home. Lee gives his reaction to the new line of toys.  See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.
Blast back to Blockbuster   (08:30)8-13-2020
Bye bye Blockbuster... Except maybe not? The very last standing Blockbuster in Bend, Oregon is closing its doors for movie rentals but opening it for vacation rentals. The store is being converted into an Air Bnb. Lee gives his reaction and takes a trip down memory lane.  See o...
The census count is back up and running   (08:34)8-13-2020
Utah has started knocking on doors again… How much catch up do census workers have to play? And when does someone not get counted? How many people aren’t counted because they’re unable to confirm residence? Mallory Bateman, State Data Center Coordinator & Sr. Research Ana...
What's the value of a lobbyist?   (09:46)8-13-2020
BYU published a new study that found lobbying of the health sector has drastically increased since the start of the pandemic. So, why is it so appealing? What is going through a lobbyist head? Lobbyist Spencer Stokes joins Lee to explain the appeal.  See omnystudio.com/listener...
A $18 million federal grant to Cache County   (09:18)8-13-2020
Cache County was given a $18 million federal grant to build a new maintenance and storage facility. The money is also going to be use to improve public transportation and decrease vehicle maintenance costs. Todd Beutler, CEO General Manager Cache Valley Transit District, joins...
Road Home Shelter back-to-school donations   (09:01)8-13-2020
 The Road Home Family Shelter is looking for backpack, clothes and school supply donations to give to the 200 kids going back to school. Road Home communications specialist Alicia Gleed joins Lee to talk about what donations are needed and how a new grant will impact the shelte...
What's up with unemployment?   (08:56)8-13-2020
How is Utah's unemployment doing? Today, Kevin Burt, Director of Unemployment Insurance in Utah, says numbers are looking good but it's about time for people who are on unemployment to begin looking for a job. Lee discusses the remarks from Burt.  See omnystudio.com/listener f...
Gov. Herbert gives a COVID-19 update   (07:59)8-13-2020
Lee breaks down the highlights from the today's COVID-19 press conference with Gov. Herbert and answers the question as to why the state is seeing a decrease in testing.  See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.
Guns in the airport   (08:43)8-13-2020
TSA is seeing more guns at the airport where they shouldn't be. Lee will discus the trend in numbers and why this is not OK.  See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.
Physical education during COVID-19   (17:49)8-13-2020
Lee will discuss the President's Council on Physical Fitness. And Darby Freeland, a Physical Education Teacher at Copper Hills High discusses the importance of physical education and her plans for the fall to teach the subject. See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information...
Reactions to Kamala Harris as Biden's VP pick   (28:50)8-13-2020
Chair of the Utah GOP, Derek Brown joins Lee to break down Republican's reaction to Joe Biden picking Kamala Harris as his running mate. Hear from listeners on the subject as well. Additionally,  a comic, Hagar the Horrible, ​sits on Joe Biden's desk. Lee will discuss the comi...
Coronavirus in the Classroom   (19:34)8-13-2020
Lee will review highlights from what Governor Gary Herbert told Dave and Dujanovic on his hopes before schools begin classes starting next week. Also, what do kids think about returning to school? Lee will break down comments from several Elementary, Junior High and High School s...
Biden picks Kamala Harris as VP   (19:09)8-11-2020
Biden announced his VP pick today... California Sen. Kamala Harris. Utah Democratic Party Chair Jeff Merchant and Biden's campaign chair in Utah, Scott Howell, join Lee to discuss the running mate.  See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.
Conspiracies now and then   (09:32)8-11-2020
Amy Donaldson joins Lee to discuss similarities between the 1918 pandemic and today, especially when it comes to conspiracy theories. Also... the Pac-12.  See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.
DNC speakers announced   (17:06)8-11-2020
We now know who will speak at the Democratic National Convention next week and the list includes Republican former Ohio Governor John Kasich. Lee will review what Kasich said about the speech on a CNN interview last night. ABC News Correspondent Adam Kelsey joins the program to d...
Political polarization   (20:05)8-11-2020
Has political polarization gotten worse as simple things like masks, clothes and cars have become political? Lee will discuss his thoughts and ask for listeners' calls on what has surprised them by its politicization?  See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.
So... Russia has a COVID-19 vaccine?   (09:26)8-11-2020
What is going on in Russia? Lee will break down the latest news on the coronavirus and Putin's newest claim about having a coronavirus vaccine.  See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.
​The Salt Lake Police Association speaks up   (09:31)8-11-2020
​The Salt Lake Police Association released a statement yesterday, disagreeing with parts of Salt Lake City Mayor Mendenhall's Executive Order Five on police reform. Lee will walk through what the association has said about racial disparities and what Chief Brown said on the sam...
Mt. Rushmore   (08:49)8-10-2020
Was President Trump joking about wanting his face on Mt. Rushmore? Maybe not. Lee will break down the latest and discuss the four presidents etched into the monument.  See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.
Sim Gill's proposed police reforms   (19:36)8-10-2020
In a recent committee meeting, Rep. Paul Ray expressed concerns over the proposed police reforms proposed last month by Salt Lake County District Attorney Sim Gill. Rep. Ray joins Lee to discuss the proposals.  See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.
The Demise of the Happy Two-Parent Home   (10:01)8-10-2020
​A new Joint Economic Committee report breaks down the impact on the family as two-parent homes continue a downward trend nationwide. Lee will break down the report and give his biggest takeaways.  See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.
The RICH Act   (08:40)8-10-2020
Congressman John Curtis and Congressman John Joyce (MD) introduced the Returning Inappropriate Cash Handouts (RICH) Act. This would prohibit certain individuals from receiving temporary federal unemployment benefits authorized during the COVID-19 pandemic. Rep. Curtis joins Lee t...
Executive orders, unemployment, and COVID-19 response   (10:25)8-10-2020
​Sen. Mitt Romney joins Lee to discuss the executive order signed by Trump over the weekend on coronavirus relief and other work happening in D.C.  See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.
The life of an elder during a pandemic   (17:47)8-10-2020
Larry Churchill wrote an essay on the Hastings Center’s bioethics forum that says he would avoid a hospital if they became overwhelmed and he came down with the coronavirus to save critical services for others in need.  See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.
Miguel Deras fired from Logan PD   (19:45)8-10-2020
The Logan Police Department has fired Officer Miguel Deras, the former UofU police officer accused of showing explicit photos of Lauren McClusky to other officers. JC Jensen, of the law firm Nelson Jones representing Officer Deras, joins Lee to discuss reaction and what comes nex...
What's happening to TikTok?   (08:46)8-7-2020
President Trump has now signed an Executive order on the popular TikTok and We Chat apps. Lee will discuss what this could mean for the world of tech.  See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.
Finding a COVID-19 cure   (19:04)8-7-2020
Audrey Stevenson, director of family health services for the Salt Lake County Health Department to talks about lessons learned when battling H1N1 in regards to immunization. Jacob Ferrin, RN, Intermountain Primary Children’s Hospital Pediatric ICU Nurse to discuss what it was ...
COVID-19 and medical workers   (19:54)8-7-2020
Lee Cherie Booth, a public health nurse and contact tracing lead with the Salt Lake Department of Health who trains the new contact tracers, will discuss what life is like for contact tracers in Utah right now during the coronavirus pandemic.  See omnystudio.com/listener for pr...
Life post COVID-19   (19:27)8-7-2020
Lee will discuss his predictions for post-COVID-pandemic life and asks listeners what they think life will be like.  See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.
What 1920 predicted about 2020   (09:42)8-7-2020
An article published 100 years ago had some predictions for how life would be different by 2020. Now in 2020, Lee will walk through how right they were.  See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.
Republicans are not happy   (08:39)8-6-2020
Not happy with the direction the country is going? You're not alone. Lee will discuss how Republicans are not happy according to a recent poll.  See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.
Mask mandate poll   (19:07)8-6-2020
A new poll from the Deseret News and Hinckley Institute of Politics found many Utahns want a statewide mask mandate. Lee will breakdown the statewide use of a mandate vs. local control.  See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.
Dissolving the NRA   (07:45)8-6-2020
​The New York attorney general announced today that she will sue to dissolve the NRA. Lee will discuss the step and give his reaction.  See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.
Lawsuits over online college courses   (16:35)8-6-2020
A BYU ​student is suing the university, saying his education was 'subpar' when the campus was closed and classes were moved online. Lee will break down the argument of this student and also ask for listeners' calls.  See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.
Excessive charges against protesters   (11:08)8-6-2020
After the Salt Lake County District Attorney's office was vandalized last month, some are now saying Sim Gill is filing Excessive chargesagainst those arrested and charged with felony rioting. DA Sim Gill joins Lee to discuss the charges. See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy ...
Responding to Chief Chatman's reaction   (09:34)8-6-2020
Yesterday, Chief Rodney Chatman discussed his reaction to the findings of an investigation into alleged conduct by officers in reference to photos of slain UofU student Lauren McCluskey. Today, Debbie Dujanovic joins Lee to break down the Chief's comments and if his attitude is e...
Coronavirus and sleep   (09:01)8-6-2020
Not getting enough sleep? Well the pandemic may be to blame. Lee will break down an interview with Dr. Kevin Walker, medical director of Intermountain Healthcare’s Sleep Disorders Center, on how to get better sleep amid a pandemic. See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy info...
SLC police reform reactions   (09:43)8-6-2020
Steven Winters, Salt Lake Police Association Union President, doesn't agree with all the policy changes for the police department announced earlier this week by Salt Lake City Mayor Erin Mendenhall. Lee will break down an interview with Winters on his reaction.  See omnystudi...
McCluskey investigation complete   (20:35)8-6-2020
Lee will walk through the latest on an investigation into the use of explicit photos of Lauren McCluskey by the University of Utah Police. Chief Rodney Chatman joins Lee to discuss the results of the independent investigation.  See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy informatio...
Parents plans on back-to-school   (19:35)8-6-2020
Caren Burns, a Granite teacher discusses the plans to return to schools in the  Granite School District and the rally held last night. Listeners on the Deseret News/Hinckley Institute on parent's plans and their own plans. (Parents Survey) See omnystudio.com/listener for privac...
Kids learning sustainable farming   (09:18)8-6-2020
Kayla Bojkovsky is working as a WWOOFer this summer at a farm in Montana. The WWOOF program is seeing more and more kids joining their program to work on farms and learn about sustainable farming. Kayla joins Lee to discuss.  See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy informatio...
Are politics keeping schools closed?   (30:43)8-6-2020
Lee will break down the email from Katherine Kennedy, board member with the Salt Lake City School District, where she talks about returning to schools and Trump. Listeners answer the question of how politics impact returning to schools.  See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy ...
Vaccine history   (09:18)8-4-2020
There have been other times in our history as a nation when we waited for a vaccine... and hoped we were doing the right thing. Lee will review the development of the polio vaccine and even outdoor schools  See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.
No debate? And delaying the election?   (17:22)8-4-2020
Looking forward to the election, Lee will discuss the possibility of no debate between Trump and Biden. And listeners give their take on delaying the election.  See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.
Lt. Cox on mail in voting   (08:46)8-4-2020
Lt. Governor Spencer Cox is defending voting by mail in Utah and at the same time, President Trump discussed a possible executive order on mail-in-voting. Lee reviews the conversations.  See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.
Hot air balloon rides   (10:36)8-4-2020
After three hot air balloons crashed yesterday near Jackson Hole has Lee wondering how common something like this is and how something like this could happen. Joe Davis, reporter for KSL and licensed pilot joins Lee to talk about a time he had trouble hot air ballooning and how p...
National security: America's role in the world   (09:02)8-4-2020
Lee will review what Rep. Chris Stewart said yesterday during an event at the Sutherland Institute on national security.  See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.
COVID-19 and classrooms: Granite School District   (10:19)8-4-2020
Granite School District to holding a board meeting today. KSL Newsradio reporter Kelli Pierce has been covering these meetings with different districts for the past few weeks and has heard from teachers, students and administrators. Kelli joins to give more detail.  See omnystu...
Price gouging payback   (10:04)8-4-2020
Several Utah companies will have to pay fines and return money to customers for price gouging during the coronavirus pandemic. Lee will review a discussion with Attorney General Sean Reyes from March and talk about how things could have been much worse.  See omnystudio.com/list...
SLC Mayor enacts police reform   (19:19)8-4-2020
SLC Mayor Erin Mendnehall announced major changes to police policies yesterday. Lee will break down the changes within the SLCPD and Chief Mike Brown joins Lee to discuss how officers will work with the changes going forward.  See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information...
Is America having a free speech crisis?   (18:01)8-4-2020
A recent editorial in the Deseret News looked at a report from the Cato Institute on self-censoring. Lee will discuss the importance of free speech and hear from listeners on the subject.  See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.
Who should get the COVID-19 vaccine first?   (10:13)8-3-2020
As vaccine trials are moving forward. Lee discusses who should get the vaccine first.  See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.
Election polling in Utah's 4th congressional district   (15:09)8-3-2020
The Deseret News/Hinkley Institute poll on the 4th congressional district race is close between Ben McAdams and Burgess Owens. Ben McAdams and Burgess Owens join Lee to discuss their reaction.  See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.
Blow the average and SLCSD on re-opening   (18:36)8-3-2020
Lee breaks down how Utah is doing in rolling averages for COVID-19 and Salt Lake City School District's plans for returning to school in the fall. Larry Madden, Interim Superintendent, joins Lee to break down the plans. See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.
Pyper learns   (09:08)8-3-2020
Lee discusses his family and how his daughter is learning to swim, hike and sleep on Lee's chest..  See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.
Cottonwood Heights protests   (09:46)8-3-2020
Lee breaks down the reaction and gives his own reaction to arrests and video from Cottonwood Heights protest against police brutality last night.  See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.
Googles and face shields   (09:12)7-31-2020
Will wearing goggles and face shields be the new norm? Should teachers have to wear them in the classroom? Lee breaks down conversion from Dr. Fauci and other experts on the use of face shields.  See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.
Sen. Mike Lee on SCOTUS religious ruling   (10:20)7-31-2020
Utah Sen. Mike Lee joins Lee to discuss his opinion on the Supreme Court's rejection of a Nevada church's plea to re-open during the pandemic.  See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.
Alpine School District options   (08:42)7-31-2020
Rhonda Bromley, Assistant Superintendent in the Alpine School District, joins Lee to break down going back to school options.  See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.
The face behind the Twitter hacker   (08:09)7-31-2020
Authorities have arrested 3 suspects in regards to a Twitter hack of to public figures in America, including Joe Biden and Elon Musk. Well, one person police arrested was a teen.  See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.
Who is your VP, Biden?   (10:40)7-31-2020
Biden's VP pick is expected soon. Lee goes over who might be Biden's running mate, including Kamala Harris's chances.  See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.
The return of the NBA   (09:25)7-31-2020
The NBA is back on the court! Team members around the country have taken a knee during the national anthem before the start of the game. Lee replays the controversy, looks at past conversations, and ask for listener opinions.   See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy informati...
John Lewis funeral and Herman Cain's passing   (16:00)7-31-2020
The funeral for John Lewis took place earlier today and Lee will review what was said by three former presidents at the services. Lee also remembers the life of former GOP presidential candidate Herman Cain.   See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.
Delay the election?   (10:11)7-31-2020
One of President Trump's latest tweets discusses delaying the election in November, but he's talked previously about not doing this. Lee will break down the President's words and his reaction.  See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.
ERs and COVID-19   (08:20)7-31-2020
Dr. Marion Bishop, ER doctor practicing in Logan and Brigham City works with COVID-19 patients daily and writes about it on her blog. She'll discuss how her attitude toward the virus has changed over the last 5 months and how people can stay safe.  See omnystudio.com/listene...
Morgan County's coin toss election   (10:04)7-31-2020
Lee will look into Morgan County's method of deciding who won a council member election.  See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.
Re-opening schools and moving districts   (18:43)7-31-2020
Voices of Utah Children has been holding Facebook live meetings on opening schools safely. Moe Hickey, Voices for Utah Children CEO, joins Lee to discuss what he's learned and how Voices for Utah Children is trying to help families. And Robynn Garfield is still considering movin...
Salt Lake Temple time capsule   (09:04)7-29-2020
We now know what was in the time capsule housed below the Angel Moroni statue since 1892. History-loving Lee will break down the items found.  See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.
Mars rover connection to Utah   (11:09)7-29-2020
Ahead of the launch of NASA's latest mars rover, Lee breaks down how this space exploration event will be different from previous missions. Plus, how parts of the rover were made here in Utah.  See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.
The U not backing out of hosting general VP debate   (09:27)7-29-2020
As other universities around the country are backing out of hosting presidential election debates due to concerns on the coronavirus. But the University of Utah is still planning on hosting the general VP debate this fall. Lee will break down why this debate is important.  See ...
Remington files for bankruptcy... again   (08:45)7-29-2020
Despite record gun sales, Remington is up against the ropes. Lee will discuss how this is possible and why the company is filing for bankruptcy once again.  See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.
Davis School District teacher thoughts on reopening   (08:34)7-29-2020
Patrick Riley, Davis Education Association Director, joins Lee to discuss teachers' thoughts on the plans for returning to school in the fall released yesterday from the Davis School District.  See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.
Tech CEOs testify   (20:34)7-29-2020
NYTimes claims this is a big tobacco moment as tech CEOs testify today in a congressional hearing on antitrust. Lee will compare similar congressional testimonies from 1994 to today. See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.
Did AG Barr catch COVID-19?   (09:57)7-29-2020
Lee went in-depth yesterday on AG Barr's testimony to Congress. Now a day later, one of those in attendance has tested positive for the coronavirus. Lee will discuss how this will affect congressional leaders.  See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.
Taylorsville accident ad reflection   (10:14)7-29-2020
Lee goes over the deadly accident in Taylorsville yesterday and reacts with how reading news like this impacts him differently since starting his own family. See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.
Farmers Feeding Utah   (18:19)7-28-2020
 Farmers Feeding Utah distributes to food to refugees. Lee joined volunteers last night to distribute donations to refugees in Salt Lake County. Ron Gibson, Farm Bureau President, joins Lee to discuss this project. See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.
The Utah National Guard   (09:47)7-28-2020
Commissioner Tanner Ainge joins the program to talk about the Utah National Guard.  See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.
Davis School District plans   (10:30)7-28-2020
The Davis School District has released plans for the fall which include just two days in-person instruction a week. Dave Noriega, who's children attend classes in the district, joins Lee to give his reaction and what it will mean for parents.  See omnystudio.com/listener for pr...
Do you need another $1,200?   (08:57)7-28-2020
Lee will discuss the roll of businesses and the government in relation to economic recovery. He'll also discuss what it  means to "need" stimulus money.  See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.
DNC health protocols   (11:21)7-28-2020
The DNC has released health protocols for the upcoming convention and yesterday, the DNC discussed their platform for 2020. Scott Howell, Surrogate for Joe Biden in Utah, joins Lee to discuss the changes.  See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.
Attorney General Barr testifies   (29:59)7-28-2020
Attorney General Barr continues his testimony in a committee hearing with the Department of Justice. Lee will break down what he's said so far and why it's important. See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.
Plasma shortage   (09:23)7-27-2020
The American Red Cross is experiencing a shortage of convalescent plasma from those who have recovered from the coronavirus. Cynthia De La Torre, Spokesperson for American Red Cross, joins Lee to explain why the need is so high.  See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy inform...
COVID-19's lingering symptoms   (09:07)7-27-2020
Lee will break down one of the weirdest parts of COVID-19.  Lee's spoken to several prominent Utahns on their coronavirus illness and how it's affected them, but how are they recovering with lingering symptoms that just won't go away.  See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy ...
SCOTUS votes against religion   (20:52)7-27-2020
Lee breaks down the Supreme Court's recent decision on a Nevada Church's challenge to COVID-19 restrictions. He'll also break down a letter lead by Sen. Mike Lee asking the president to protect religious freedom.  See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.
Lex Scott and Sen. Mike Lee on police reforms   (08:41)7-27-2020
Lex Scott, Founder of Black Lives Matter Utah and Sen. Mike Lee spoke on Fox News together on policing reforms. Lee will walk through what was said and give his own reaction.  See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.
RNC Convention   (09:09)7-27-2020
President Trump canceled the Republican National Convention in Flordia, but Utah is still taking a small group to North Carolina. Bruce Hough, one of Utah’s delegates and National Committeeman traveling to the convention joins Lee to discuss.  See omnystudio.com/listener fo...
Latest stimulus bill   (11:50)7-27-2020
Congressional Republicans have released the latest proposal on a stimulus package which includes another $1,200 check. Lee will walk through the proposal. See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.
West Jordan plane crash   (19:51)7-27-2020
Debbie Dujanovic joins Lee to break down the West Jordan Plane Crash from Saturday.  And Lee reviews the Colgan Air Flight 3407.  See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.
COVID-19 impacts on Lee's weekend   (10:41)7-27-2020
Lee and his family had big plans for the weekend, then the coronavirus infected a family member and changed those plans.  See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.
The history behind canceled sports   (07:26)7-23-2020
The Olympics would have started this weekend, but it's not the first time in history sports events have been canceled. Lee will discuss the history of canceled sports.  See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.
Kids moving school districts   (09:01)7-23-2020
Robynn Garfield plans to move her kids to a different school district if Salt Lake doesn't plan on in-person classes in the fall. She'll join Lee to explain why she's willing to drive further and move her kids' schools to ensure they're in class. See omnystudio.com/listener for ...
The politics behind the mask   (09:17)7-23-2020
In Jay Evensen's most recent opinion piece in the Deseret News, he asks how masks became a political issue. Lee will explain his answer to this question. See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.
Dadtastic podcast   (15:18)7-23-2020
Casey Scott and Tom Hackett join Lee to preview KSL Newsradio's newest podcast all about being a dad.  See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.
The House votes on Confederate statues   (26:22)7-23-2020
The House voted to take down Confederate statues around the U.S. Capitol. It now moves onto the Senate. Lee breaks down the history of the statues in the U.S. capital. He'll discuss who is Roger Taney & the HR 7573 vote yesterday. Mark Shurtleff discusses his book Am I Not A Man...
School rally at Utah's Capitol   (07:50)7-23-2020
Wendy Moss, who organized a rally of teachers at the Capitol, joins Lee to break down the issues many teachers have with the return to school plans. See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.
High emotions in Congress   (08:42)7-23-2020
Rep. Yoho apologized on the House floor, but emotions are running high in Congress right now. Lee will discuss how emotions are good & it's been much worse. See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.
CARES Act funding   (08:15)7-23-2020
Lee will break down the Republican's plan for new CARES funding and how it relates to the national financial deficit.  See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.
COVID-19 at the Pierucci home   (18:23)7-23-2020
Candice, Andy, & Benji (16 mo) Pierucci all came down with the virus. Thankfully,  the family is recovering, but Lee has been concerned the same could happen in his own family. Rep. Pierucci will join Lee to discuss her family's experience with the virus and how their recovery i...
Commission vs. health officials?   (08:40)7-23-2020
A ProPublica article goes after state officials for not listening to health officials in Utah. But Lee disagrees. He'll use the words of Dr. Dunn and Gary Herbert to explain why the state is working well together in the fight against the spread of COVID-19. See omnystudio.com/li...
Moon Trees in Utah   (08:56)7-23-2020
Did you know Utah received two trees that had been to space? In the 1970s, on Apollo 14, one of the astronauts took more than 400 tree seeds to space as part of a Forestry Service study. When they got back, they planted all of them and gave them out as gifts to states as part of ...
Salt Lake City schools push start date back   (08:43)7-23-2020
After yesterday's Salt Lake Board of Education meeting yesterday, James Tobler, President of the Salt Lake Education Association joins Lee to discuss his reaction to pushing the start date to Sept. 8 and how the district will move forward with instruction in the fall.  See omny...
Utah's Pacific Islander population hit by COVID-19   (16:52)7-23-2020
Lee will review what Governor Herbert, Dr. Dunn and Jake Fitiesemanu said during a press conference earlier today on the coronavirus pandemic. Utah's Pacific Islander population is the number one group affected by the coronavirus in Salt Lake County.  See omnystudio.com/listene...
Watch out for mosquitos   (11:02)7-22-2020
The Utah Department of Health is warning Utahns of the dangers posed by mosquitoes, especially with the West Nile Virus. Hannah Rettler, zoonotic epidemiologist with the Utah Department of Health, joins Lee to explain the dangers and how to take precautions.  See omnystudio.c...
UTA ridership down   (07:58)7-22-2020
UTA spokesperson, Carl Arky joins Lee to explain how UTA will bounce back from the dip in ridership during the coronavirus.  See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.
Census executive order   (08:14)7-22-2020
President Trump released a statement and memorandum a few minutes ago on excluding undocumented migrants from the U.S. census. Lee breaks down what this means for undocumented residents and the census.  See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.
Nuclear weapons testing   (17:41)7-22-2020
Rep. Ben McAdams joins Lee to discuss his recently passed amendment which barres future spending on nuclear weapons testing. And former Rep. Jim Matheson, whose father died from cancer after living downwind from the Nevada Test Site where atomic tests were conducted in the 50s an...
Should the extra $600 for unemployment continue?   (07:47)7-22-2020
Sen. Mitt Romney spoke with Dave and Dujanovic earlier today on his expectations for the continuation of the additional $600 in unemployment benefits. Lee will break down those comments and discuss if the additional benefits should continue.  See omnystudio.com/listener for pr...
Returning to school plans   (35:40)7-22-2020
Kindergarten is optional in Utah. Will more parents opt to wait for kindergarten given the pandemic? UEA President Heidi Mathews joins Lees to explain the concerns some teachers have when reviewing district plans for returning in the fall. Erika Bradshaw, President of Canyons Edu...
Part 2: Pointdexter in Chief   (09:27)7-20-2020
President Trump spoke with Chris Wallace on health concerns and took a cognitive test. Lee will break down the test and what it means in relation to the presidency. See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.
Pointdexter in chief   (07:51)7-20-2020
President Trump spoke with Chris Wallace on health concerns and took a cognitive test. Lee will break down the test and what it means in relation to the presidency. See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.
The new suicide prevention text line   (10:42)7-20-2020
The FCC has designated '988' as the new National Suicide Prevention Hotline number. Rep. Chris Stewart will join Lee to discuss why this issue is so important to him and how the new number will work See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.
School openings   (17:16)7-20-2020
Lee will review the plan for schools in the Salt Lake City School District after Yandary Chatwin spoke with Dave and Dujanovic earlier today. He'll also review how tutoring has been impacted by the virus in Utah.  See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.
Masks ≠ seatbelts   (09:00)7-20-2020
David Laraway explains in his recent guest opinion in the Deseret News why comparing masks to seat-belts isn't the same. Lee will break down the argument and give his own.  See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.
Fertility rates are dropping   (11:14)7-20-2020
How is the coronavirus impacting fertility rates worldwide? Lee will review what Pam Perlich has said on the issue and how it could impact the economy.  See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.
BYU says masks are effective   (09:10)7-20-2020
Ben Abbbot, ​Assistant Professor at BYU joins Lee to break down what researchers discovered compiling scientific research over the last few months on the use of masks to slow the spread of the coronavirus.  See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.
COVID-19 craziness and Kanye for President   (09:22)7-20-2020
Jason and Morgan discuss how the world is nuts right now, including Kanye and coronavirus. See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.
College campus safety   (08:32)7-20-2020
What is being done to ensure campus safety? Guest Hosts Jason Perry and Morgan Lyon Cotti dive into the specifics.  See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.
Restaurants recovering from COVID-19   (10:04)7-20-2020
Melva Sine, CEO of the Utah Restaurant Association, to discuss who the restaurant industry was hit by the coronavirus and how restaurants are recovering.  See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.
What is the Hinkley Institute doing?   (09:35)7-20-2020
Molly Ann Erdman Wheeler, Managing Director of Community Outreach, discusses the work being done at the Hinkley Insititute and why it matters. See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.
The HOPE Corps   (07:48)7-20-2020
Clark Ivory, CEO of Ivory Homes will talk about the HOPE Corps and UHero during the coronavirus.  See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.
Polling in an election and why Lt. Cox did so well in the primary   (19:37)7-20-2020
Jay Evensen, Senior Editorial Columnist, Deseret News, joins to talk about why polling matters in an election and how things are shaping up for the Governor's race in Utah. Also, Frank Pignanelli Partner at Foxley and Pignanelli to discuss the race for Governor and why Spencer Co...
What's next for the RNC and DNC?   (18:20)7-20-2020
Thomas Wright, Former Republican National Committee member to discuss what is expected with this year's convention. Additionally, Darlene McDonald, Democratic National Committee Member to breaks down expectations for the DNC.  See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information...
How higher education is changing   (09:28)7-20-2020
Guest Hosts Jason Perry and Morgan Lyon Cotti speak with David Woolsenhulme, Commissioner of the State Board of Higher Education on how higher education has changed and his vision for higher education going forward. Also, how to increase online access to education, especially wit...
Vice Presidential debate at the U   (07:44)7-17-2020
Karen Hale, Co-chair, Utah Debate Commission, breaks down how the Commission works to organize debates throughout the state. Also, the VP debate is coming up at the U. How will the entire state benefit from the debate?  See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.
Utah industries hit hard by COVID-19   (10:03)7-17-2020
Natalie Gochnour, associate dean in the David Eccles School of Business and director of the Kem C. Gardner Policy Institute at the University of Utah, shares what areas of Utah's economy have been especially hit hard. Additionally, what long-term effects will hit our healthcare s...
Voter participation and mail-in voting in Utah   (08:18)7-17-2020
Justin Lee, Director of Elections, shares voter participation in the primary election and lessons learned from the largely vote-by-mail election.  See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.
What's Biden's chance on winning?   (08:55)7-17-2020
Jeff Merchant, Chair, Utah Democratic Party leads the conversation on Joe Biden's chances of winning the Utah vote in November.  See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.
The race to November   (09:25)7-17-2020
Derek Brown, Chair, Utah Republican Party talks about the Republican party primaries and moving forward to the November general election.  See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.
COVID-19 and sports   (10:28)7-17-2020
Amy Donaldson, a reporter at the Deseret News, adds to the analysis of how sports and teams will look different as we move forward.  See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.
The impact of COVID-19 on U of U sports   (08:46)7-17-2020
Kyle Brennan, Chief operating officer and deputy athletics director for internal operations at the University of Utah Athletics Department illustrates the impact of the coronavirus on sports and collegiate athletes.  See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.
Opening Utah schools   (09:12)7-17-2020
Syd Dixon, State Superintendent of Public Instruction at the Utah State Board of Education lays out school districts' re-opening plans across the state for the fall. See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.
State Senator Escamilla's insight on mask mandates   (09:16)7-17-2020
Guest hosts Jason Perry and Morgan Lyon CottiLuz speak with State Senator Escamilla to discuss why the Democrats in the State Legislature have called for a statewide mask mandate. She also shares what she has done to ensure kids can return to school safely.  See omnystudio.com/...
The plan to reopen the University of Utah   (07:44)7-17-2020
Ruth Watkins, President of the University of Utah, joins guest hosts, Jason Perry and Morgan Lyon Cotti, to discuss plans for in-person classes in the fall. They also discuss how the U of U hospital is leading in COVID-19 response and research.    See omnystudio.com/listener ...
Spanish COVID-19 press conference   (09:07)7-16-2020
A press conference was held earlier today addressing how the coronavirus is impacting the State's Latino community. Lee breaks down the information provided.  See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.
Pandemic response from Utah's legal courts   (09:52)7-16-2020
Judge Todd Shaughnessy, of Utah's 3rd District (Salt Lake, Summit and Tooele counties) and member of the Utah Judicial Council joins Lee to break down creating the pandemic response plan for Utah courts and how courts are currently operating. See omnystudio.com/listener for priv...
School mask mandate exemption   (18:29)7-16-2020
Utah County Commissioner, Bill Lee, wants Utah County schools to get an exemption to the Governor's mask mandate. Commissioner Nathan Ivie joins Lee at 2:05 to discuss why he disagrees.  See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.
Alpine School District re-opening plan   (09:20)7-16-2020
Debbie Dujanovic joins Lee to break down the plans on returning to school in the Alpine School District.  See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.
Is it time to get rid of the filibuster?   (09:22)7-16-2020
Presumptive Democratic Presidential Candidate Joe Biden spoke with reporters on the congressional filibuster and how it might be time for a change to the rule. But he's not the first to support the idea. President Trump has also spoken against the rule.  See omnystudio.com/list...
I signed up for the coronavirus vaccine   (08:52)7-15-2020
Lee signed up to test the newest vaccine for the coronavirus. He'll give an update on the latest as the world fight's the virus spread.  See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.
Gun sales up across the nation   (09:04)7-15-2020
Across the country, the number of background checks for firearm purchases has more than doubled in the last three months. Lee dives into why that might be the case.  See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.
LA Times it's time to retire the national anthem   (19:53)7-15-2020
Is it time to "cancel" the National Anthem? Lee reacts to the L.A. Times idea to have "Lean on Me" as the National Anthem. You'll hear listeners' responses as well.  See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.
Barbados   (09:33)7-15-2020
Working from home? Why not work from the beach? Barbados is offering incentives for workers to come work remotely.  See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.
Ute Stampede   (07:10)7-15-2020
The Ute Stampede Rodeo starts Thursday. Stetson Wright, 2019 PRCA All-Around World Champion, joins Lee to discuss the rodeo and his all-rodeo family.  See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.
A lawmaker and former police officer discusses SLCO justice reform proposals   (07:41)7-15-2020
Rep. Lee Perry joins Lee to discuss Salt Lake County District Attorney Sim Gill's proposed changes to justice reforms.  See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.
Sim Gill reforms proposal   (08:39)7-15-2020
Salt Lake County District Attorney Sim Gill spoke last week on the need for justice reform. Now his office has released a detailed list of proposed changes.  See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.
Utah Courts and video court   (07:10)7-15-2020
As Utah Courts continue to hold court via video, the pros and cons become more apparent. Attorney Daniel Irvin joins Lee to describe his experience during the coronavirus.  See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.
UofU Ute name agreement   (07:37)7-15-2020
The University of Utah in March reaffirmed its partnership with the Ute Indian Tribe. A memorandum of understanding between the two includes promoting awareness of American Indian culture. Lee will revisit a discussion he had with Fred Esplin from the University on this issue in ...
Salt Lake City Schools telehealth   (08:50)7-15-2020
Salt Lake City School District announced they will not hold in-person classes if Salt Lake City stays in the Orange risk phase in the fall. How will this affect students' mental health and how can they get help should they need it? Christina Zidow, Chief Operating Officer, a Lice...
WSU Pres. on Trump International Student Rule   (08:48)7-15-2020
Weber State, Westminster and UofU ​are joining other colleges around the country in opposing a Trump administration rule that would ban international students from attending college if they only take online classes. Weber State University President Brad Mortensen joins Lee ...
Trump International Student Rule   (08:41)7-15-2020
 Weber State, Westminster and UofU ​are joining other colleges around the country in opposing a Trump administration rule that would ban international students from attending college if they only take online classes.  See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.
Show preview   (09:27)7-15-2020
Lee discusses what's coming up on the program today, including discussion about a Trump Administration rule change involving international students attending school in the United States and school names that are currently in the news. See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy info...
Excess Mortality   (07:21)7-14-2020
How has the coronavirus impacted the expected mortality rates across the country and here in Utah? Not as much as you might expect. Facial plastic surgeon, Dr. Steven Mobley, joins Lee to discuss.  See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.
Hospital Capacity   (08:28)7-14-2020
On Friday, Dr. Mark Briesacher, Chief Physician Executive with Intermountain Healthcare, said Utah was close to reaching hospital capacity. Lee reviews some of what was said on Friday.  See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.
Farmers feeding Utah   (07:59)7-14-2020
Farmers Feeding Utah has held two "Miracle Projects" in Utah since the pandemic began. One in the Navajo Nation and one in Cache Valley. Their next project will be in Salt Lake and they're in need of help to make it possible. Ron Gibson, President of the Utah Farm Bureau, joins L...
Roger Stone   (09:49)7-14-2020
Lee breaks down President Trump's Roger Stone commutation and Sen. Mitt Romney’s reaction from the weekend. See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.
Fair and speedy trials   (09:24)7-14-2020
What is the effect of holding court cases via video conference? Lee will break down how courts are continuing and what the possible impact could be in the long run.  See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.
Our Moonshot ...   (08:47)7-14-2020
In Boyd Matheson's latest Op-Ed, he lays out what Utahns can do to fight the coronavirus together by Labor Day. Boyd, the host of KSL Newsradio's Inside Sources, joins Lee to break down what can be done by each Utahn to have safe schools in the fall.  See omnystudio.com/listene...
New Poll Results on Policing Reforms in Utah   (07:40)7-14-2020
The Libertas Institute’s survey found 90% of Utah voters agree that police officers who have been proven to use excessive force against an individual should be subject to mandatory suspension or termination of their police certification. (68% “strongly agree.”) Molly Davis ...
Jay Williams lectures NBA players in the bubble   (09:07)7-14-2020
Lee will break down his thoughts on Jay Williams' "tone deaf" thoughts on the NBA. Lee explains his own "tone deaf" moments during the pandemic.  See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.
Redskins name change   (08:36)7-14-2020
Washington Redskins released a statement today saying the team's mascot will undergo a name change. Lee will walk through the possible effects of the change and the cost in merchandising.  See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.
New Normal   (09:21)7-14-2020
Lee enjoyed the farmers market this weekend and did something he hasn't been able to in a long time thanks to the pandemic... make new friends. He'll discuss how the "New Normal" is affecting his own life.  See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.
Friday July 10: Pickleball's growth in Utah   (07:39)7-11-2020
With the new Pickleball complex in Clearfield, Lee is excited with the growing popularity of one of his favorite sports. Mark Floyd, President Ogden Pickleball Association joins Lee to discuss pickleball's growth in Utah.  See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.
Friday July 3: How pickleball was born.   (07:32)7-11-2020
With the new Pickleball complex in Clearfield, Lee is excited about the growing popularity of one of his favorite sports.  See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.
Friday July 3: Lice and why they are concerning   (09:25)7-11-2020
Lice Clinics of America, the world’s largest network of professional urgent care head lice clinics, has seen a 25% increase in lice activity from April to May of this year, Dr. Krista Lauer with Lice Clinics of America joins Lee to explain why this is concerning.  See omnystu...
Friday July 3: Indepth on COVID-19 conference, with Paul Nelson   (06:07)7-11-2020
Leaders and physicians from major health networks spoke out on Friday with their concerns about increasing COVID-19 numbers, particularly, the space in hospitals. KSL Newsradio reporter Paul Nelson attended the meeting, and joins Lee wth his observations. See omnystudio.com/list...
Friday July 3:  Pres. Trump threatens schools   (08:12)7-11-2020
Should schools be open? Lee will walk through what the President and his staff have said on the issue.  See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.
Friday July 10: Protests, the after effects   (08:56)7-11-2020
After a discussion about the "appropriate attitude" at a protest, Lee discusses what he's seen at various protests across Utah this year. See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.
Friday July 10: Should protests or demonstrations be fun?   (08:05)7-11-2020
Erica Evans' piece in the Deseret News examines that question as protests become trendy across the country. And a protest Thursday in Salt Lake City ended with red paint and broken windows outside the Salt Lake DA's office.  See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.
Friday July 10: Utah health leaders' conference   (09:00)7-11-2020
Officials from Intermountain Healthcare, University of Utah Health, HCA MountainStar Health and Steward Health said in a press conference earlier today that it won’t be safe to return to school in the fall if there isn’t a big decrease in cases. Lee will walk through what the...
Friday July 11:  Mask love for life and liberty   (06:37)7-11-2020
Sen. Dan McCay in a Deseret News opinion piece argues that wearing a mask is the “conservative thing to do.” He'll join Lee to explain his thoughts on mask-wearing and we'll have a reaction to the Governor's challenge issued to all Utahns yesterday.  See omnystudio.com/list...
Friday July 10: Huntsman write-in campaign   (09:29)7-11-2020
Alecia Williams, a spokesperson for Utahns exploring a write-in campaign for Jon Huntsman Jr., joins Lee to explain why she believes the effort is worth exploring.  See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.
The circumstances surrounding the death of Bernardo Palacios-Carbajal   (05:56)7-10-2020
The family of Bernardo Palacios-Carbajal is about to speak to the decision of Salt Lake County District Attorney Sim Gill, which concluded that the officer-involved shooting of Palacios-Carbajal was justified under Utah law. See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.
SLCO DA Sim Gill's decision   (08:16)7-10-2020
District Attorney Gill walked through the findings of the Officer Involved Critical Incident Protocol Investigation into the use of Deadly Force by Salt Lake City Police Department Officers on May 23, 2020 earlier today.  KSL Newsradio host Debbie Dujanovic joins Lee to help d...
Supreme Court rulings - a victory for both political sides?   (06:49)7-10-2020
The U.S. Supreme Court issued two rulings today that involve President Trump’s Tax returns, which he’s never released publicly. Lee will walk through the arguments and reactions from officials. See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.
Court rulings keep Trump’s financial records private for now   (08:15)7-10-2020
The U.S. Supreme Court issued two rulings today that involve President Trump’s tax returns, which he’s never released publicly. Lee will walk through the arguments and reactions from officials. Paul Cassell, U of U law professor and former Federal Judge, joins Lee to explai...
Big Decisions by the Supreme Court and the SLCO DA   (06:22)7-10-2020
We'll delve into several breaking news stories today, including an announcement by Salt Lake County District Attorney Gill on whether an officer-involved shooting was justifiable under Utah law.   Also - the Supreme Court rules on the President's tax information. How is it tha...
Wednesday July 8: Huntsman Jr as a write in candidate?   (09:24)7-9-2020
Will Jon Huntsman Jr. run as a write-in candidate? Lee will break down what this could mean for the governor's race in November.  See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.
Wednesday July 8: Tik Tok Ban And FBI CHINA   (08:23)7-9-2020
Secretary of State Mike Pompeo told Fox News earlier this week that the U.S. is considering a ban on the popular social media app TikTok. This comes after India has already announced a ban on the app. Lee will break down how this ban mike work and why the U.S. is so concerned abo...
Wednesday July 8: Supreme Court contraceptives   (07:53)7-9-2020
The US Supreme Court released two religious freedom linked decisions today. In one, the court upheld exemptions to the Affordable Care Act’s birth control mandate. Kelsey Dallas, a national religion reporter for the Deseret News joins Lee at 2:20 to break down the decisions.  ...
Wednesday July 8: Supreme Court Schools   (06:43)7-9-2020
The US Supreme Court released two religious freedom linked decisions today. In one, the court ruled 7-2 in favor of religious institutions have the ultimate power in the hiring and firing of teachers. Kelsey Dallas, a national religion reporter for the Deseret News joins Lee at 2...
Wednesday July 8:  Hope in Darkness Ep. 8   (07:04)7-9-2020
KSL Newsradio's Becky Bruce joins Lee to break down Episode 8 of Hope in Darkness: The Josh Holt Story. For most of the nearly 23 months a Utah man spent in a Venezuela prison, Josh Holt says his family in the US and Venezuela worked behind the scenes to try to get his new stepd...
Wednesday July 8: Are coins relevant?   (06:38)7-9-2020
Jerome Powell told the House Financial Services Committee last month that the Federal Reserve is seeing a shortage of coins nationwide.  Doug Wright joins the program to discuss if coins are relevant anymore. See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.
Wednesday July 8: Coin shortage   (09:36)7-9-2020
Jerome Powell told the House Financial Services Committee last month that the Federal Reserve is seeing a shortage of coins nationwide. But are Utah businesses really seeing a significant difference? Lee will breakdown the latest. See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy informat...
Wednesday July 8:  Bountiful Braves   (07:59)7-9-2020
After a Bountiful High School alumna started a petition to change the school's mascot from the "Braves," the Utah League of Native American Voters released a statement supporting the change. Lee reviews what Darren Parry, Former chairman of the Northwestern Band of the Shoshone T...
Wednesday July 8: Bountiful Braves   (09:03)7-9-2020
After a Bountiful High School alumna started a petition to change the school's mascot from the "Braves," the Utah League of Native American Voters released a statement supporting the change. James Singer. Sociology Professor at SLCC, former congressional candidate, &Co-founder Ut...
Wednesday, July 8: Mask order coming?   (10:12)7-9-2020
Will Governor Gary Herbert announce a statewide mask mandate after Utah Hospital Association sent letter? Yesterday, we looked at the Salt Lake Chamber’s request to the governor. See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.
Tuesday July 7_ COVID parties? Maybe not.   (08:02)7-8-2020
Are “COVID parties” happening and spreading the disease? According to Wired, the news on frat parties to spread the coronavirus doesn’t have much evidence. Lee will break down what officials have actually said on the issue in Tuscaloosa.  See omnystudio.com/listener for p...
Tuesday July 7_ Effort to change the Bountiful Mascot   (08:52)7-8-2020
An alumna of Bountiful High School has started a petition to change the name of the school's mascot from "Braves." Lee will react to this petition and give his thoughts on what Mallory Rogers is hoping to accomplish.  See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.
Tuesday July 7_Katy Gorka, Heritage Foundation, on Civics Education   (09:41)7-8-2020
Katharine Gorka writes in the Daily Signal on how civics education relates to violent turmoil of recent weeks, including the destruction of statues and memorials. She joins the show. See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.
Tuesday July 7_Civics Education   (10:12)7-8-2020
A civics test is required to graduate from High School in Utah, but is it a good gauge of civics education in the state? Lee reviews the questions.  See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.
Tuesday July 7_ Excess Mortality   (08:40)7-8-2020
Lee breaks down Utah state epidemiologist Dr. Angela Dunn's update on COVID-19 in Utah and addresses the latest information the CDC on Excess Mortality.  See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.
Tuesday July 7_COVID-19 in Utah   (09:02)7-8-2020
State epidemiologist Dr. Angela Dunn spoke with Dave and Dujanovic this morning on the current plateau of coronavirus cases in Utah, returning to schools and wearing masks. And how has the coronavirus impacted the expected mortality rates across the country and here in Utah? Not ...
Tuesday July 7_Moving Urban   (09:07)7-8-2020
Hannah and Daniel Neeleman, owners of @ballerinafarm join Lee to talk about their experience moving from New York to Kamas to start a farm.  See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.
Tuesday July 7_ The High Cost of Panic-Moving   (10:22)7-8-2020
​Moving out of the big city is becoming increasingly popular during the coronavirus, but it can have big impacts on the neighborhoods people are leaving and moving into. See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.
Tuesday July 7_Democrat Chris Peterson weighs in on Cox   (09:55)7-8-2020
Democratic candidate Chris Peterson joins Lee to discuss what he thinks of Lt. Gov. Spencer Cox as an opponent in Utah's race for governor.  Cox was declared the winner for the Republican Primary this week.  See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.
Tuesday July 7: Cox declared winner   (09:12)7-8-2020
Lt. Governor Spencer Cox has been declared the winner for the Repbublican Primary in the race for governor. His running mate, Diedre Henderson joinS Lee to discuss her hope going forward. See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.
Chamber ask and personal responsibility   (16:22)7-6-2020
​The Salt Lake Chamber of Commerce and other Utah businesses are urging state officials to include the requirement to wear a face mask in public places. At the same time, Governors around the country, including here in Utah, are urging more personal responsibility in the batt...
NDAA: Renaming military bases   (20:25)7-6-2020
President Trump is continuing and ramping up his opposition to changing the names of U.S. military bases. Lee will review what's been said by the lawmakers. Rep Rob Bishop joins the conversation to discuss NDAA: GBSD dodged a bullet. See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy infor...
President Trump's speech at Mount Rushmore   (09:51)7-6-2020
President Trump gave a patriotic speech at Mount Rushmore for the 4th of July. Lee will break down some of his biggest takeaways from the speech.  See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.
SCOTUS on the Electoral College and ROBOCALLS   (10:23)7-6-2020
The Supreme Court of the United States has released opinions on two big cases. Lee will break down the arguments on these cases and give his reaction.  See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.
Did the coronavirus task force help Cox in the election?   (19:58)7-6-2020
Which factors led to the nearly certain victory of Spencer Cox in the race for the GOP nomination? Debbie Dujanovic joins Lee to discuss Cox vs Huntsman. Lee will also break down the latest in the Attorney General's race. See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.
Wildfires during the 4th of July weekend   (18:08)7-6-2020
Lee gives an update on the wildfires burning around the state. And tells the story of how he and others helped put out a fire themselves.  See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.
Re-naming Dixie State University   (08:52)7-3-2020
Representative Walt Brooks gives his thoughts on the renaming of Dixie State University.  See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.
Sen. Lee speaks out against mob violence   (19:16)7-3-2020
Sen. Mike Lee has proposed resolution to condemn mob violence in the U.S.  Lee breaks down Sen. Lee's comments on the Senate floor.  See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.
Seattle mayor on protestors.   (10:12)7-3-2020
Lee discusses Seattle Mayor Jenny Durkam's decision on the eviction of protesters in CHOP. See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.
Boyd on removing monuments   (11:37)7-3-2020
Boyd Matheson talks to Lee about the controversy of removing monuments around the country, commenting on an article he wrote this week. See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.
Rep. Curtis comments on VISA ban   (08:39)7-3-2020
Rep. Curtis comments on the letter he sent to the President asking for an exemption to H1B VISA's.  See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.
Trump's proposed VISA ban   (11:32)7-2-2020
Robert Austin, Humanities Team Coordinator on the Utah Board of Education discusses Pres. Trump's proposed ban on certain foreign VISA's and how they would impact Utah's Dual Language Programs.  See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.
Utah's 4th congressional race update   (28:11)7-1-2020
Burgess Owens has a clear lead in the 4th congressional district race. Mia Love joins Lee to discuss her thoughts on the position after she was unseated by Ben McAdams. Burgess Owens discusses the path forward and Rep. Ben McAdams talks about his plan going forward with a clear o...
Utah County Commissioner's race   (09:07)7-1-2020
Tom Sakievich is leading incumbent Utah County Commissioner Nathan Ivie by 20 percent in preliminary results. Ivie claims his opponent has made promises he can’t fulfill. Tom Sakievich joins Lee to discuss.  See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.
1st congressional district race update   (16:48)7-1-2020
Blake Moore and Bob Stevenson are too close to call with the Republican preliminary results for the 1st congressional district republican candidate. Blake Moore joins Lee and Bob Stevenson to discuss the path forward.  See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.
500,000 masks donated to students and teachers   (11:17)7-1-2020
Governor Gary Herbert welcomed the donation of 500,000 masks for Utah’s teachers and students. He discussed the importance of masks, the state’s mortality rate with the virus and plans to return to school in the fall. Lee will walk through what the Governor and Superintendent...
Hughes ad Wright concede gubernatorial campaigns   (08:50)7-1-2020
Preliminary results are in for the Republican candidates for Governor. Both Greg Hughes and Thomas Wright have conceded as of this morning.  See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.
Hear from all GOP candidates in the Utah governors race   (30:22)6-30-2020
Today is the Utah Primary election. Ballots need to be postmarked before 8 p.m. tonight. Every Republican candidate for governor will discuss their qualifications and expectations ahead of tonight’s deadline.  See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.
Gov. Herbert approves plan to re-open public schools   (11:15)6-30-2020
Schools must develop and publicize plans for returning to school by August 1. Lee will give his reaction and also ask listeners if they'll be sending children back to school in August.  See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.
COVID-19 Senate update   (07:43)6-30-2020
In a Senate hearing today, Senator Mitt Romney questioned Dr. Anthony Fauci and Dr. Redfield from the CDC on where the virus is spreading. Lee will review what was asked and said in the hearing.  See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.
Chris Stewart   (09:19)6-30-2020
Rep. Chris Stewart agrees the President was never briefed on intelligence regarding a Russian bounty on U.S. troops. He joined Dave and Dujanovic earlier today to discuss. Lee will review that conversation and give his own reaction.  See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy info...
ARMY national hiring days   (09:23)6-30-2020
This week is what the Army is calling “Nation Hiring Days.” LTC Raphael Vasquez, commander for the Salt Lake City recruiting battalion, will join Lee to explain why it's important and how recruiting is working during the coronavirus.  See omnystudio.com/listener for priva...
Provo protests   (19:19)6-30-2020
Provo Police are investigating after video of a protest last night showed what appeared to be an SUV driving through the protest while gunshots are heard. Provo Police in a statement said the driver was struck by a bullet. Lee will review what the police and Mayor have said about...
Chuck E Cheese files for bankruptcy   (08:32)6-30-2020
Chuck E Cheese files for Chapter 11 bankruptcy. Lee goes over why and what it means for the business next.  See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.
Utah primary election tomorrow   (07:45)6-30-2020
Lee gives an update on elections ahead of tomorrow's primary. See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.
Police negotiations   (10:22)6-30-2020
How do police negotiations work? Mark Lowther, a former chief of the Weber Police Department and member of the SWAT team, join Lee to break it down See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.
Woman fires gun at police   (08:25)6-30-2020
Kenny Bass with the Murray Police Department speaks on the story from last week about the woman who fired a gun at police but was subdued. See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.
Heroes on the ground   (17:11)6-30-2020
Lee talks to Brad and Lyle Berglund, the brothers who were first on the scene of a deadly plane crash in Centerville last week. They tell the story...  See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.
What's school going to be like?   (08:20)6-30-2020
What does a return to school look like? What are the restrictions going to be like when schools return? Lee breaks down some of the changes being made.  See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.
Fire heroes   (20:03)6-30-2020
A story of the man who plowed a fire-line and saved dozens of homes in Saratoga Springs. Paul Nelson also gives an update on the fires and how evacuations worked with COVID-19 restrictions.  See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.
Stay Safe and Stay Open   (08:40)6-30-2020
Businesses in Salt Lake can get a seal of approval from the Chamber of Commerce to show they’re sticking with local health requirements. Derek Miller, President and CEO of the Salt Lake Chamber and Downtown Alliance, joins Lee to explain how it works.  See omnystudio.com/li...
COVID-19 and elections   (08:05)6-30-2020
It’s impacted everything else…and Utah’s COVID-19 response impacting key primary races. Lee will explain how and what difference it's made in the debates.  See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.
Romney senate hearing   (09:21)6-30-2020
Senator Mitt Romney wants to require businesses to use E-verify to confirm workers eligibility in an effort to de- incentivize illegal immigration. Lee will breakdown the Senator's comments and why he disagrees.  See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.
Follow the Flag in North Ogden   (07:13)6-30-2020
Lt. Kenneth “Kage” Allen’s body will return to Utah and flags will line the procession route between Salt Lake and Farmington.  See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.
Required masks in two counties and Harmon's grocery store   (18:13)6-30-2020
The Governor will let Salt Lake and Summit Counties mandate mask-wearing in public spaces. And Harmons announced they'll require masks for customers starting tomorrow.  See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.
Curfew violations will not be filed   (08:55)6-30-2020
The District Attorney’s office won’t pursue charges against protesters, arrested during curfew on the night of May 30 in Salt Lake City. Sim Gill, Salt Lake County District Attorney tells Lee why.  See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.
Emancipation memorial   (10:09)6-30-2020
This monument stuff is getting out of hand … Douglass spoke at the dedication. Lee will break down his thoughts on taking down memorials across the country.  See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.
SLC Commission on policing   (18:47)6-30-2020
Salt Lake City Mayor Erin Mendenhall announced the creation of a new commission on Racial Equity in Policing. Rev. France Davis will serve on the commission and joins Lee to discuss what he hopes the commission will accomplish.  See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy informati...
Invasive bullfrogs   (08:09)6-25-2020
Drew. Dittmer, Herpetologist and Native Species Coordinator with the Utah Division of Wildlife Resources, joins Lee to break down why the DWR wants people to catch bullfrogs in Utah.  See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.
Opinion piece by Boyd Matheson   (09:14)6-25-2020
Boyd Matheson joins Lee to break down his recent opinion piece in the Deseret News ahead of the Primary election next Tuesday.  See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.
Trump Rushmore   (08:39)6-25-2020
President Trump has committed to visiting the Mount Rushmore Monument for the 4th of July celebration--with fireworks--amid a national outcry over national monuments.  See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.
Who should get a vaccine first?   (08:41)6-25-2020
Dr. Anthony Fauci earlier this week said it’s a matter of when not if a coronavirus vaccine will be ready, but when it is ready, who will get if first? Melinda Gates has some thoughts. Lee will walk through Melinda's thoughts and give his own.  See omnystudio.com/listener for...
Bubba Wallace NOT the target of a hate crime   (08:54)6-25-2020
Bubba Wallace spoke to CNN yesterday. Lee will break down that interview after a "noose" was found in Wallace's garage. See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.
Candidate spending   (08:52)6-25-2020
Just six days away from the Primary election next week and the Republican candidates for Governor in Utah are spending that cash… in very different ways.  See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.
Episode 6 of Hope in Darkness   (09:15)6-25-2020
For the latest installment of the Hope in Darkness Podcast, Episode 6 zeroes in on Josh Holt’s mom, Laurie. Producer Becky Bruce joins Lee to explain Laurie's roll in getting Josh home.  See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.
COVID-19: Lessons learned to prepare for the next pandemic   (09:10)6-25-2020
Former Governor and former Secretary of Health and Human Services, Michael Leavitt, spoke in a Senate hearing yesterday on preparing for the next pandemic.  See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.
All about Madison Cawthorn   (08:11)6-25-2020
Should Madison Cawthorn win in Nov, he will become the youngest member since 1797. Lee will breakdown the life of this congressional candidate.  See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.
Travel advisory from three states   (08:15)6-25-2020
Governors in New York, New Jersey and Connecticut announced a joint travel advisory from states with high infection rates… including Utah. See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.
Requests for masks   (11:00)6-25-2020
Salt Lake County Mayor Jenny Wilson submitted a request to the Governor to allow Salt Lake County to require face coverings in retail and commercial establishments. Lee breaks down the request and what it could mean for the county.   See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy inf...
Baby boom or bust   (19:00)6-25-2020
The COVID-19 episode will likely lead to a large, lasting baby bust, according to a report from the Brookings Institute. Pamela Perlich director of demographic research for the Kem C. Gardner Policy Institute at the University of Utah, joins Lee to discuss how this could impact ...
Race relations in Utah: Part 4   (09:12)6-25-2020
Melanie Davis, Child and Family Therapist. Melanie talks to people about race every day. Her private practice in Sugar House is geared specifically toward serving the black community. She'll talk with Lee about the issues she sees in her therapy work and what others can do to he...
Race relations in Utah: Part 3   (08:41)6-25-2020
Adrienne Andrews, the chief diversity officer at Weber State University will discuss her work at the University and what Utahns can do to better understand race and what they can do to help create meaningful change.  See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.
Race relations in Utah: Part 2   (10:13)6-25-2020
Libby Mitchell, adoptive mother, will discuss life in a multiracial family. Libby will talk about the issues she wasn't aware of, until she saw them through her children's lives.  See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.
Race relations in Utah: Part 1   (08:01)6-25-2020
Marlon Lynch, the University of Utah's first chief safety officer, recently moved to Utah from New York. He will speak with Lee on policing policies, his own experience of moving his family to a predominantly white state and what he sees as the best steps forward on policing p...
UTsafe and first responders   (07:52)6-24-2020
Some funding for the SafeUT app was cut during the special session last week, but the program is continuing to expand. Sen. Daniel Thatcher explains in a pre-recorded interview.  See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.
Utah GOP registration is up   (07:40)6-24-2020
Lee will give an update on how the effort to register more voters as Republicans is going.  See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.
Voter fraud with mail-in voting   (08:20)6-24-2020
President Trump's Tweet on voter fraud is continuing his rhetoric against voting-by-mail. Utah though has seen successful elections through mail-in-voting.  See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.
CHAZ/CHOP   (08:15)6-24-2020
After the violence in the CHOP in Seattle this weekend that left one young man dead, officials have announced the return of police to reclaim the area.  See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.
Next stimulus package   (09:57)6-24-2020
President Trump spoke with a Scripps reporter on the possibility of another stimulus package. Lee will play the short interview and discuss what another stimulus package could look like.  See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.
Census risk factors   (09:00)6-24-2020
Utah is well situated to recover from a disaster according to data from the Census Bureau that looked at risk factors per household. Lee will break down the data and what it means for Utah's response to the coronavirus.  See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.
GOP police reform bill   (08:22)6-24-2020
Rep. Chris Stewart joins Lee to discuss the Republican's police reform bill, which has come under fire earlier today from Democrat Chuck Schumer.  See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.
Dr. Dunn's memo   (18:10)6-24-2020
The Governor has now responded to a memo from Dr. Dunn yesterday on possibly moving the state back to orange if case count averages don't decrease. Lee will walk through the memo and response from the governor.  See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.
Bipartisan school board elections   (18:56)6-23-2020
This election will be the first in Utah with partisan School Board elections. Lee will discuss what was said during the 2016 session when this bill passed. Lee also hears from listeners.  See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.
Cancer during COVID-19   (08:42)6-23-2020
The director of the National Cancer Institute is worried more people will die from cancer due to avoiding regular check-ups during the coronavirus pandemic. Dr. John H. Ward Interim Senior Director of Clinical Affairs and Interim Physician-in-Chief of Huntsman Cancer Institute at...
Bolton's book interview   (08:21)6-23-2020
Bolton spoke to ABC News' Martha Raddatz about his upcoming book release coming tomorrow. Lee will break down what Bolton said and why it matters.  See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.
Trump Tulsa rally   (09:16)6-23-2020
President Trump held a rally in Tulsa over the weekend. Lee will discuss what the President said at the rally with fewer than expected in the crowd.  See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.
Captain Crozier   (09:23)6-23-2020
In a press conference Friday, U.S. Chief of Naval Operations Admiral Michael Gilday announced Captain Brett Crozier would not be reinstated as the commander of the USS Theodor Roosevelt. Lee will break down the latest on this story.  See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy info...
Teen summer jobs   (08:56)6-23-2020
Teens may be struggling to get and keep summer jobs during the coronavirus. Sam Langi, who just graduated from East High joins Lee to discuss how he's been affected as a teen with his work hours being cut.  See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.
SafeUT first responders app   (10:26)6-23-2020
As part of the budget bill passed in the special session, an app like the SafeUT app, specifically for first responders, was cut. Legislators also cut a pay increase for themselves.  See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.
Juneteenth and Special Session wrap up   (19:36)6-23-2020
Lee wraps up his thoughts on Juneteenth after the weekend and wraps-up the special legislative session from last week. Senate President Stuart Adams joins Lee to break down the budget and other 26 bills passed during the session.  See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy informa...
Father's Day   (08:09)6-22-2020
This Father's will be Lee's first after the birth of his baby daughter in November. He'll share his thoughts on this first for his family.  See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.
Ben McAdam's 4th congressional district race   (06:35)6-22-2020
Rep. Ben McAdams joins Lee to discuss the 4th congressional district race and why he should be re-elected.  See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.
Supreme Court ruling on DACA   (18:33)6-22-2020
President Trump took to Twitter after the ruling on DACA by the Supreme Court and will take another run at the issue. Senator Mike Lee joins Lee to discuss the latest on DACA and Section 230. See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.
Peace Officer Amendments   (08:50)6-22-2020
The Utah Legislature passed a bill in special session yesterday to ban police from using “knee on neck” restraints. Lee will go over the debate from the capitol.  See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.
Governor's race: Chris Peterson   (09:33)6-22-2020
Chris Peterson, Democratic Candidate for Governor discusses his race for governor and why he's qualified for the job.  See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.
Wildfires from exploding targets   (08:54)6-22-2020
According to Utah Fire Info, the “irresponsible use of exploding targets have caused five Wildfires in Utah in the past five days.” Lee gives his reaction to this news and discusses the use of tannerite.  See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.
Utah unemployment report   (08:55)6-22-2020
After the release of the May unemployment report this morning, Department of Workforce Services Chief Economist Mark Knold says "May's employment improvement marks April as the low point in the COVID-19 economic setback." Mark joins Lee to discuss how Utah's improving employment ...
Celebrating Juneteenth   (18:23)6-22-2020
Utah has been celebrating Juneteenth for decades. Former Rep. Al Jackson Sponsored a 2016 bill creating a Juneteenth Freedom Day in Utah on the 3rd Saturday in June. Jackson joins Lee to discuss Juneteenth's importance  See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.
DC statehood   (07:15)6-18-2020
The House will vote next week on a bill to grant the District of Columbia its own statehood. The last time Congress voted on the issue of creating the 51st state was in 1993. After living in D.C. himself, Lee will give his thoughts on what this would mean for the country.  See ...
Elections: Trent Christensen's 4th congressional district race   (09:04)6-18-2020
Trent Christensen joins Lee to discuss his bid for Utah's 4th congressional district.  See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.
Elder Bednar's address at BYU   (08:41)6-18-2020
Elder David A. Bednar of the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints  was a speaker at BYU Law School's annual "Religious Freedom Annual Review". During his presentation he spoke on how government handling of the COVID-19 pandemic should be a wake-up call on the potential in...
The new Civilian Conservation Corps   (09:01)6-18-2020
Theresa Foxley, CEO of EDCUtah said in yesterday's press conference we could see a program like the CCC emerge once again as a tool to climb out of the COVID-induced recession. Lee will discuss the history of the corps.  See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.
Facebook now allows you to turn off political ads   (17:43)6-18-2020
Mark Zuckerberg has laid out a new campaign that will allow Facebook and Instagram users to essentially shut off political ads. Lori Moylan, Public Policy Manager at Facebook, joins the show to explain how it would work. Lee also walks through listener reactions.  See omnystudi...
Elections: JayMac McFarland's 4th congressional district race   (08:00)6-18-2020
Jay "JayMac" McFarland joins Lee to discuss his bid for Utah's 4th congressional district.  See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.
SCOTUS rules on DACA   (26:58)6-18-2020
The Supreme Court of the United States released a 5-4 decision this morning ruling the Trump Admin acted illegally in ending the DACA program.  Lee will walk through reactions coming in from national and state officials. Heidi Chamorro joins Lee to give her reaction to the rulin...
Facebook political ads   (08:02)6-18-2020
In USA Today, Mark Zuckerberg lays out a new campaign that will allow Facebook and Instagram users to essentially shut off political ads. Lee will give his reaction See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.
Northrop Grumman Rocket Boosters   (17:51)6-18-2020
Northrop Grumman's Rocket Boosters are now at the Kennedy Space Center in Florida. These Utah-built boosters will be used in NASA's first space launch for the Artemis I mission. Charlie Precourt, vice president, propulsion systems, Northrop Grumman, will joins Lee to discuss the ...
SLCPD police resignations   (10:10)6-18-2020
Salt Lake City Police Chief Mike Brown spoke with Dave and Dujanovic this morning on the resigning of officers since the protests started on the death of George Floyd. Lee will review what the Chief said and give his thoughts on resignations around the country.  See omnystudio....
Romney reads MLK Jr.'s Letter from a Birmingham Jail   (08:31)6-16-2020
Sen. Mitt Romney and other senators will read Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr.’s Letter from Birmingham Jail on the floor of the United States Senate. Lee will walk through the audio from the Senate floor and discuss why this matters. See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy informa...
Elections: Burgess Owens's 4th Congressional District race   (09:16)6-16-2020
Burgess Owens joins Lee to discuss his race in the 4th congressional district.  See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.
1st Lt. Kenneth "Kage" Allen   (07:41)6-16-2020
The pilot who died in a U.S. Air Force fighter jet in the North Sea has been identified as Utahn 1st Lt. Kenneth “Kage” Allen. Kelli Pierce, KSL Newsradio Reporter, joins Lee to discuss who this pilot was and what has been said about him since the announcement of his death. ...
President Trump's Executive Order   (09:26)6-16-2020
The President spoke today after signing an executive order on Safe Policing for Safe Communities. Lee will walk through what the President said this morning from the Rose Garden.  See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.
Special session has officially been called   (09:26)6-16-2020
The Utah State Legislature will hold a special session later this week. Among the list of issues to be addressed are the state budget, data privacy and extending the state of emergency. Lee will walk through more of what's expected in the session.  See omnystudio.com/listener f...
Opinion piece on closed primary elections   (09:35)6-16-2020
United Utah Party co-founder Jim Bennet argues in a new Deseret News opinion piece that Republicans in Utah should move from a closed primary to an open primary. Lee speaks with Bennet about his article.  See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.
Retail shopping is up over 17%   (16:36)6-16-2020
U.S. Retail is bouncing back faster than expected in the last month. Lee will ask for listeners' reactions and will also give his own. Spencer Christensen Mr. Mac President (Son of Mr. Mac Founder) runs the City Creek location and joins Lee to discuss how his business has been af...
The "Graham" ad   (09:33)6-15-2020
A new ad released by the Republican Voters Against Trump shows Sen. Lindsey Graham praising Joe Biden and calling out President Trump. Lee dives a little bit deeper.  See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.
ELECTIONS:Kim Coleman's 4th Congressional Race   (09:16)6-15-2020
Rep. Kim Coleman joins Lee to discuss her bid for the 4th District Congressional seat.  See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.
Are you proud to be an American?   (08:52)6-15-2020
New Gallop Poll shows "American pride has continued its downward trajectory reaching the lowest point in the two decades." Lee reacts to this and gives his take.  See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.
Public police records   (19:20)6-15-2020
Proposed reform bills in Congress from Democrats and Republicans would make officers' disciplinary records public and create a national database of allegations. Ian Adams, Utah State Fraternal Order of Police Executive Director, joins Lee to discuss the bills.  See omnystudio.c...
Civilian Review Board Power   (19:10)6-15-2020
The Salt Lake Branch of the NAACP wants to see more citizen review boards in Utah. Rep. Paul Ray is responsible for a portion of Utah law which prohibits Civilian Review Boards from having actual authority to do anything other than offer recommendations. Rep. Ray joins Lee to dis...
What's happening in Seattle?   (18:20)6-15-2020
The Capital Hill Autonomous Zone or “Capitol Hill Organized Protest” in Seattle has many people scratching their heads. Lee will look at what has been said about the zone by Police Chief Best. Jason Rantz, Host of The Jason Rantz Show Every Weekday On AM 770 KTTH shares with ...
Dr. J chat on Thurl Talk   (11:25)6-15-2020
Host of Thurl Talk Podcast, Thurl Bailey spoke recently with “Dr. J” Julius Erving on racism and growing up in the 1950s and 60s. Thurl joins Lee to discuss the conversation.  See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.
This should be a movie   (08:11)6-15-2020
Lee will give his reaction to this wild story of a former DEA head of public affairs admitting to involvement in a fraud scheme.  See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.
GOP platform   (07:47)6-15-2020
The 2016 GOP Platform won’t be changing for 2020 but will roll over. It includes language against “the current administration.” Lee breaks down what's happening inside the GOP.  See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.
MLK Jr. Commission emergency meeting   (17:25)6-15-2020
Governor Gary Herbert called an emergency meeting last week for the Martin Luther King Jr. Human Rights Commission. Lee will walk through some of what was said at that meeting. Bridget Shears, Commissioner on the Martin Luther King Jr. Human Rights Commission, also joins Lee to d...
The ban on chokeholds   (08:26)6-15-2020
Ogden Police Chief Randy Watt discussed the governor’s announcement on chokeholds yesterday with Jeff Caplan. Lee will review this conversation and give his reaction.  See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.
Coronavirus spotted in the sewage system   (07:35)6-15-2020
Utah scientists are using sewage to track the coronavirus in Utah. Before the spike in cases in Cache County, they saw a spike. Lee will breakdown the latest in this story.  See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.
100 days of COVID-19 in SLco   (09:49)6-15-2020
Friday marked 100 days since the first COVID-19 positive case in Salt Lake County. Mayor Jenny Wilson, Salt Lake County Mayor, joins Lee to discuss what has been done in the county to fight the battle against the virus.  See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.
Blue shirts, no tie, new missionaries   (07:50)6-15-2020
The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints updates missionary attire guidelines. Lee will react to this story. See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.
Changing the name of military bases   (08:21)6-12-2020
President Trump says he won't sign any legislation to change the names of military bases as calls grow for changing 10 base names. Lee will breakdown what the President's press spokesperson said on the issue and why the President is so against the idea.  See omnystudio.com/list...
Election forum highlights   (07:21)6-12-2020
Boyd Matheson hosted a governor’s candidate forum earlier today with each of the candidates for governor. Lee will highlight some of the biggest takeaways.  See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.
Pelosi sends letter on statues   (08:35)6-12-2020
House Speaker Nancy Pelosi has sent a letter asking for the removal of Confederate statues from the U.S. Capitol. Lee will review what Pelosi has said on the issue.   See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.
Mark Milley apologizes   (09:27)6-12-2020
Gen. Mark Milley has apologized for his role in a photo op last week with President Trump at a church near the White House. Lee will walk through the events and apology.  See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.
is 'defund the police' a tactic against democrats?   (08:29)6-12-2020
The D.C. Lee left in December is not the same as today. After two weeks of protests, the streets of D.C. have been transformed. Natalie Andrews, Congressional reporter for the Wall Street Journal joins Lee to discuss.  See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.
Rundown on state COVID-19 briefing   (05:22)6-12-2020
Yesterday, Gov. Herbert and Dr. Angela Dunn held a press conference to update the state on the pandemic. Go. Herbert also made some announcements regarding law enforcement and better serving minority communities in the state. Lee breaks down the highlights from the conference.  ...
Governor candidate forum   (10:39)6-11-2020
KSL will host a special 90-minute forum on Thursday from 11:00 – 12:30 with each of the GOP candidates for governor. Boyd Matheson joins Lee to preview.  See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.
The show Cops = canceled   (08:50)6-11-2020
Cops will not return to air this summer on the Paramount Network for a 33rd season. Lee will give his reaction and walk down memory lane to days of watching Cops with his dad.  See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.
Charges against violent protesters   (09:01)6-11-2020
Arrests and charges are continuing following the violent protests that occurred on Salt Lake City streets on May 30. Sim Gill Salt Lake County District Attorney joins to explain the latest charges.  See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.
Calling Dr. Fauci   (08:05)6-11-2020
Dr. Anthony Fauci, director of the National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Diseases, is warning to not abandon Covid-19 cautions as states around the country loosen restrictions.  See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.
Huntsman tests positive for COVID-19   (08:53)6-11-2020
Former Utah Governor and candidate for Governor Jon Huntsman tweeted today that he has tested positive for COVID-19 after receiving the wrong results earlier this week. Abby Huntsman, daughter of Jon Huntsman and his senior campaign advisor, joins to update Lee on Huntsman's cond...
Civilian review boards 2.0   (10:33)6-11-2020
Abby Dizon-Maughan, a chairperson of the Professional Standards Review Board of the West Valley Police Department, informs Lee on how the review board works and why it's important right now.  See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.
Virtual race course in SLC   (08:11)6-11-2020
With the growing trend of virtual races during the coronavirus pandemic, a Utah based company is starting a virtual race with an actual course people can run at any time. Amy Donaldson, a sports writer/columnist for the Deseret News discusses the set up with Lee.  See omnystudi...
An update on the Daybell case   (23:56)6-11-2020
Chad Daybell has made his first court appearance today after being arrested yesterday. Online court records show he is being held on suspicion of destruction or concealment of evidence. Paul Nelson is Rexburg to give an update on the situation. Later, Skye Lazaro, a criminal defe...
IBM ditches facial recognition tech   (07:51)6-10-2020
IBM is canceling their facial recognition programs and calling for public debate on its use by police. Lee will break down this latest update and give his reaction. See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.
More Biden VP possibilities   (07:37)6-10-2020
We’ve already discussed Val Demings, now here comes Atlanta Mayor Keisha Lance Bottoms as a potential VP pick for Democratic presidential nominee Joe Biden.  See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.
Stock market improvement   (08:30)6-10-2020
Some stocks on Wall Street are recovering with records numbers after the coronavirus pandemic caused losses in March. Shane Stewart, DMBA Financial advisor, explains what this could mean for America climbing out of a recession. See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information...
Is the country spiraling?   (08:40)6-10-2020
A new poll reveals 80% of Americans feel the country is spiraling out of control. Lee will ask for audience thoughts and voicemails.  See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.
WHO on asymptomatic people   (17:28)6-10-2020
In a press conference, the World Health Organization discussed how asymptomatic transmission of the coronavirus is "very rare.” The WHO has since clarified those comments slightly. Lee will walk through the latest. Dr. Steven Mobley, Facial Plastic Surgeon, also joins the progr...
Laptop giveaway and internet strain update   (08:57)6-10-2020
Students at three Salt Lake City schools were given laptops today as part of a partnership with XMission and the Salt Lake Education Foundation. Pete Ashdow, President and Founder of XMission joins Lee to discuss why these laptops are important and the state of the internet durin...
Defund the police   (08:59)6-10-2020
Calls to de-fund the police have gained popularity. Even President Trump has weighed in. Lee will review what officials are saying about de-funding the police.  See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.
Civilian review boards   (18:16)6-10-2020
Yesterday, Jeanetta Williams said the Salt Lake City Branch of the NAACP sees civilian review boards as a way forward following protests calling for police reform. Chris Burbank, Former SLC Police Chief &Vice President of Law Enforcement Strategy for Center for Policing Equity, j...
California Zephyr   (08:24)6-9-2020
An Amtrak train left passengers stuck in the mountains east of Provo over the weekend. What wasn’t a lot of fun for these passengers would have been a lot of fun for Lee… 23 years ago.  See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.
Make Space Great Again   (08:38)6-9-2020
A two and a half minute political ad for President Trump has been pulled from YouTube and other social media channels after outrage from a former astronaut over the use of her image in the video. Lee will give his reaction and breakdown the controversy.  See omnystudio.com/list...
The Wave is ready for hikers   (09:00)6-9-2020
​The popular Wave hike is opening back up for day-hikes. Hiking and outdoor recreation sites have been busy after reopening. Will this help relieve some of the crowds in other areas of the state? Kate MacGregor, Deputy Secretary of the Department of the Interior, joins Lee to d...
Should police kneel with protesters?   (18:04)6-9-2020
Police have joined in kneeling with protesters throughout the country and here in Utah. Is this part of the path forward? Jeanetta Williams, President NAACP Salt Lake City Branch, shares her thoughts on the subject.  See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.
EPA announcement   (08:45)6-9-2020
The Environmental Protection Agency has released its annual report on air quality and reports a decrease in pollutants from 2017 to 2019. Andrew R. Wheeler, Administrator of the Environmental Protection Agency, joins Lee to break down the report.  See omnystudio.com/listener fo...
Crossfit drama over tweets   (09:18)6-9-2020
There is a major fear of saying the wrong thing. And there can be severe consequences when/if you DO say the wrong thing. The CEO of Crossfit is being blasted in response to some statements posted on Twitter. Lee will discuss and give his reaction. See omnystudio.com/listener fo...
How did Saturday's protest go over?   (10:32)6-9-2020
Saturday’s protest ended in handshakes and hugs with Salt Lake City Police Chief Mike Brown. Protest organizer, Kamaal Ahmad joins Lee to discuss how things went and what the path forward will look like.  See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.
Coronavirus case increase and outbreak at meat processing outbreak   (18:42)6-9-2020
Dr. Angela Dunn is concerned about a recent spike in Coronavirus cases in the state. Bear River Health District points to a lag in testing turnaround at the state level for potentially allowing the spread to escalate more than it would have otherwise. Joshua Greer, Bear River Hea...
Kids help document COVID-19   (08:59)6-8-2020
Children are helping document daily life during the pandemic through submissions to the Utah Division of State History. Lee will walk through some of the submissions.  See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.
Trump's response to unemployment   (07:27)6-8-2020
The President took credit for the positive jobs report released today by the Labor Department showing the rate fell to 13.3 percent last month. Lee discusses the president's self praise and what the numbers mean. See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.
Open letter from Mayor Mendenhall   (08:00)6-8-2020
Salt Lake City Mayor Erin Mendenhall wrote an open letter in the Deseret News, saying that to build a more just and inclusive country, “we must collectively commit to this critical work in the months and years ahead with an open heart, mind, and imagination.” Lee breaks down ...
Uncomfortable conversations   (07:43)6-8-2020
In Boyd Matheson’s recent piece in the Deseret News, he argues for insight over incite. Boyd will join Lee to discuss why uncomfortable conversations are needed.  See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.
Black Lives Matter and ACLU's list of demands   (08:05)6-8-2020
Black Lives Matter and the ACLU of Utah have released a list of “steps to progress” for Salt Lake City Mayor Mendenhall. Lee will discuss the list and the Mayor's response. See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.
McCormick has been charged   (10:04)6-8-2020
The man seen pointing a bow and arrow at protesters on Saturday has been arrested and charged with assault and other charges. Salt Lake County District Attorney Sim Gill joins Lee to discuss the charges.  See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.
Utah National Guard in D.C.   (28:03)6-8-2020
Tensions rise in D.C. the Mayor of the city called off the the housing of troops during protests. Senator Mike Lee yesterday tweeted his reaction to the Utah National Guard troops being told they would be relocated from their hotel rooms. Lee will break down the latest with Sen. ...
Is it time for green?   (08:29)6-8-2020
Maj. Gen. Jefferson Burton spoke with Lee on what Smart Green would mean. Lee will review with Burton said and what could be next for Utah.  See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.
Possible VP Val Demings   (08:24)6-5-2020
Joe Biden may be closer to picking his VP choice. Who is Val Demings? Perhaps the next Vice President fo the United States.  See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.
Mattis speaks out   (07:51)6-5-2020
Former Secretary of Defense James Mattis has spoken out against the President’s leadership. Lee will review the response from other congressional leaders.  See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.
Instigator and the negotiator   (08:59)6-5-2020
KSL TV reported yesterday that the same man who helped negotiate a peaceful end to Monday's protests has also turned himself into police regarding the overturning and burning of a police car on Saturday. Lee will review Matt Gephardt's coverage of the events both nights.  See o...
Virginia begins process to replace German headstone   (08:45)6-5-2020
After members of Congress signed a letter calling on federal officials to take down or alter headstones at two national cemeteries that contain swastikas. The headstones will have a new permanent home.  See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.
Secretary Esper and the Insurrection Act   (18:11)6-5-2020
President Trump and Defense Secretary Esper have disagreed over the use of active-duty military in DC during protests. Lee will walk through Esper's reversal yesterday and the Insurrection Act.  See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.
The move to "smart green"   (34:34)6-5-2020
The Public Health and Economic Emergency Commission voted earlier this week to recommend most of the state move to smart green on the emergency response dial. Dr. Angela Dunn disagreed with the Public Health and Economic Emergency Commission yesterday in her press conference on m...
Contact tracing jobs in Utah   (08:54)6-3-2020
Apparently, contact tracing is the fastest-growing job in the United States. What is happening with contact tracing in Utah and is the state hiring residents to help state officials do the job? Tom Hudachko Utah Department of Health Communications Director, joins Lee to explain m...
Federal charges pressed against protester   (12:51)6-3-2020
The U.S. District Attorney of Utah, John Huber announced that Jackson Patton, 26, was arrested and charged with federal arson after Patton allegedly burned an SLCPD Patrol Car during Saturday's protests. Lee breaks down the crime committed and what was said in the news conference...
FOP vs. Mendenhall feud squashed   (08:03)6-3-2020
The Fraternal Order of Police and Mayor Erin Mendenhall have made up after disagreeing over Mendenhall’s response to protests on Saturday. But in the latest update, it looks like they have made up. Lee will walk through what's been said on both sides.  See omnystudio.com/list...
Ideas regarding police reform   (09:13)6-3-2020
Molly Davis with the Libertas Institute has 10 suggestions for police reform. Molly joins Lee to outline the possible steps towards police reform.  See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.
SLCPD policy and listening session   (18:46)6-3-2020
Police and community leaders held a meeting yesterday to discuss policing procedures and policies after protests on Saturday turned violent. Kamaal Ahmad joins to discuss what happened at yesterday’s review panel listening session and what comes next.  See omnystudio.com/list...
The importance of the United States Postal Service   (08:51)6-2-2020
Deseret News published an opinion piece about the importance of the United States Postal Service. How essential is the postal service? Why not privatize? Lee doves into USPS's pension obligations and why it can’t raise the cost of postage. Regardless, Lee believes mail service ...
Honoring the class of 2020: Roots Charter School   (08:28)6-2-2020
Roots Charter High School is an alternative school designed to help at-risk youth graduate and provide extra support they wouldn’t normally see at a traditional high school. Lots of kids rely on the school as a safe place from home life, but with the pandemic, students and teac...
Trump's speech on protesters and Biden's reaction   (17:34)6-2-2020
Lee dives into the Trump speech and Biden reaction addressing national protests. Lee also gives a history lesson on the Insurrection Act. Additionally, a new bill was introduced in the house that would give workers a bonus for going back to work and ditching unemployment.  S...
Kamaal Ahmad's vision for protests   (09:08)6-2-2020
Kamaal Ahmad, a Black Muslim in Utah, is organizing a peaceful protest on Saturday in response to the events that occurred over the weekend. He says the protest over the weekend wasn’t peaceful and it wasn’t about George Floyd. He joins Lee to discuss his vision and protest e...
Comparing Monday's protest to Saturday's in Salt Lake City   (19:00)6-2-2020
Another protest took place in downtown Salt Lake yesterday after a violent one broke out over the weekend. Lee goes over what happened on Monday and how it compares to what happened on Saturday.  See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.
Highlights from the Utah Attorney General debate   (09:02)6-2-2020
Lee showcases the best and prominent arguments from the Utah Attorney General debate between Sean Rayes and David Leavitt  See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.
The Joint Terrorism Task Force   (08:57)6-1-2020
US Attorney John Huber joins Lee to discuss how this weekend's protests events will affect the Joint Terrorism Task Force. See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.
Biden's polling numbers in Utah   (09:15)6-1-2020
How is the campaign going amid the coronavirus? How is Joe Biden doing online? What does Biden think of the protests that broke out all over the nation this weekend? Plus, a closer look at Utah polling numbers. Surrogate for Joe Biden in Utah, Scott Howell, joins Lee to break giv...
The SpaceX launch   (08:34)6-1-2020
The SpaceX Falcon 9 took off from U.S. soil on Saturday. Here’s what happened and why it was a historic moment.  See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.
What's next for the Collin Raye concert?   (09:13)6-1-2020
The Collin Raye concert was a bust. A court order shut down the possibility Collin Raye didn’t make his way to Utah. What’s the latest with Tooele County Health Dept? And will it be rescheduled? Concert organizer Eric Moutsos joins Lee to explain what’s next for them. See ...
Salt Lake City protest aftermath   (45:41)6-1-2020
Salt Lake City experienced its first every violent protest on Saturday. Lee replays the events that happened over the weekend. He plays audio from reporters live on the scene and SLCPD Chief Mike Brown shares his experience regarding the violence. The Fraternal Order of Police al...
Trump's executive order on Twitter   (07:36)5-29-2020
President Trump yesterday signed an executive order on Preventing Online Censorship. This order had to do directly with Section 230. But what is Section 230 and why changing it is like going to war with the internet? Lee breaks everything down.  See omnystudio.com/listener for...
The latest in Minneapolis   (07:56)5-29-2020
Yesterday a CNN reporter, Omar Jimenez, was arrested while doing a live broadcast from Minneapolis. And just a few hours ago, news broke that the officer seen on video with his knee on George Floyd’s neck has been arrested and charged. Lee shares the latest on the event.  See...
President Trump's 64.5 million dollar tweet to UTA   (08:15)5-29-2020
President Trump tweeted about Ogden, Utah yesterday, and a UTA project. This project (Bus Rapid Transit) has been in the works for years, according to Arky. Construction to begin in a few months in Ogden. Carl Arky, Sr. Media Relations Specialist, Utah Transit Authority joins the...
The latest on domestic violence in Utah   (08:54)5-29-2020
In March the Salt Lake City Police reported an uptick in domestic violence calls.  Jenn Oxborrow, the Executive Director of the Utah Domestic Violence Coalition, joins Lee to update us on domestic violence in Utah during the coronavirus. See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy ...
Ogden Police shooting   (37:24)5-29-2020
Officer Nate Lyday was killed when responding to a domestic violence call yesterday in Ogden. Today, Police Chief Randy Watt spoke on the sacrifice Lyday made for the community. Lee will review with the Chief said yesterday and today. Lt. Brian Eynon with the Ogden Police Departm...
President Trump vs. Twitter   (08:55)5-29-2020
Twitter decided to fact-check the President earlier this week and President Trump is expected to issue an executive order concerning social media sometime today. Mark Zuckerberg spoke on CNBC about what role social media platforms should take in regards to political speech. Lee b...
Honoring the class of 2020: Scott Platz   (06:13)5-29-2020
Scott Platz is the girl's soccer coach and sports director at Judge Memorial Catholic High School. He joins Lee to discuss how the pandemic has affected the athletes at the school and what advice he would give as we continue the battle against the coronavirus See omnystudio.com/...
Party loyalty   (05:31)5-29-2020
Jon Huntsman is asking voters to register as a Republican ahead of the primary election. In Jay Evenson’s most recent column, he discusses this in a time of hyperpartisan politics and whether or not it could actually make a difference. Jay breaks it down with Lee.  See omnyst...
Antibody testing   (08:20)5-29-2020
More than 500 people paid $70 for antibody testing in Draper earlier this week. Jed Boal was tested as well and his results came back negative. Jed joins Lee to discuss.  See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.
Remembering Sam Johnson   (07:46)5-29-2020
Texas Representative Sam Johnson has died at 89. He served in the Air Force, was a POW during the Vietnam war and was in the House from 1991-2019. Former representative Chris Cannon says Rep. Johnson was a "true hero." Lee will discuss the life of Sam Johnson.  See omnystudio.c...
Collin Raye concert   (19:19)5-29-2020
The Tooele County Health Department has issued a notice of closure to the owner of the Studio Ranch Amphitheater, the location of the upcoming Collin Raye concert. Organizers though say the concert will continue as planned. Jason Manning, owner of the Amphitheater at Studio Ranch...
Honoring the class of 2020: Damon Trapnell and Congressional proxy voting   (10:15)5-28-2020
Damon Trapnell, a senior from Mountain View High School, gives his graduation speech. Additionally, House Republicans will go forward with a lawsuit to halt the use of proxy voting during the coronavirus pandemic. Lee will explain the plans of Utah's House members and give his re...
The SpaceX launch   (20:59)5-28-2020
​SpaceX attempted to launch two NASA astronauts to the International Space Station. However, the weather had different plans. The launch was postponed due to poor weather conditions had has been rescheduled for this weekend. Lee discusses the significance and specifics of the h...
Gravestone swastikas   (09:15)5-28-2020
Members of Congress are calling on federal officials to take down or alter headstones at two national cemeteries, one located in Utah, that contain swastikas. Lee tells the story of how the gravestone in Utah with a swastika came to be.  See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy ...
Navajo Nation donations   (10:02)5-28-2020
Farmers Feeding Utah has made a donation of hundreds of lambs to the Navajo Nation. Ron Gibson, President of the Utah Farm Bureau, joins Lee to describe the donation.  See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.
The response on first time gun owners   (09:16)5-28-2020
Yesterday, Lee asked listeners if their opinions had changed on owning a firearm during the coronavirus pandemic. Today, he'll go through the responses and give his own reaction.  Have your opinions changed about owning a firearm after the coronavirus pandemic?  See omnystudi...
SLC "opening" more streets   (10:04)5-28-2020
Salt Lake City has 10 streets closed to through traffic to promote outdoor recreation.  So are the streets ‘open’ or ‘closed’ and open or closed to whom? Salt Lake City Mayor Erin Mendenhall joins Lee to explain more.  See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy informatio...
The debut of the podcast Hope in Darkness   (08:25)5-28-2020
From KSL Podcasts, the creators of the hit show COLD, comes Hope in Darkness: The Josh Holt Story. This new, 12 part series uncovers the story of the two years that Josh and Thamy spent inside a Venezuelan prison, punished for crimes they didn’t commit. Host Becky Bruce and Jos...
BYU and U of U scholarship   (11:14)5-27-2020
Major Brent Taylor Foundation has announced the recipients of scholarships to two of Major Taylor’s alma maters. $60,000 has been donated to BYU and $75,000 to the U of U. Jennie Taylor, Civilian Aide to the Secretary of Army, joins Lee to explain the background on the scholars...
First time gun buyers   (08:22)5-27-2020
Gun sales surged in March and April. A recent article in the Washington Free Beacon looks at first-time gun buyers and their attitudes toward guns during the pandemic. Lee will give his reaction and also ask for listener reactions. Have your opinions changed about owning a firea...
Asymptomatic study   (08:17)5-27-2020
A new study published in the National Library of Medicine concludes that infection of the coronavirus from asymptomatic people is very weak. In their study, no transmission of the virus occurred. Dr. Steven Mobley, Facial Plastic Surgeon joins Lee to discuss the study.  See omn...
Two Utah County businesses accused of spreading COVID-19   (09:50)5-27-2020
Utah County Attorney David Leavitt held a press conference this morning discussing the coronavirus and two Utah businesses who were accused of not following the state’s guidelines. Leavitt says those businesses were not forcing employees to work. Lee takes a closer look.  See...
Jim Dabakis turns Republican   (09:54)5-27-2020
Jim Dabakis says he’s changed his party affiliation in order to participate in the Republican primary election as the Huntsman campaign pushes registration in the Republican party. Lee will walk through the effort from Huntsman and what it could mean for the Republican and Demo...
Smithsonian effort   (09:10)5-25-2020
Don’t throw away your masks! The Smithsonian is collecting coronavirus “artifacts” to document the pandemic. Lee will react and discuss what he will remember from this  See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.
Honoring the class of 2020: Zachary Higginson and Ty Easton   (08:21)5-25-2020
Lee will speak with Zachary Higginson, 2020 Viewmont High School graduate, and play a speech from Corner Canyon High Senior Ty Easton.  See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.
Mayor Witt apologizes   (09:25)5-25-2020
Kaysville City Mayor Witt apologized to the City Council in a town hall meeting about not consulting the Council on the upcoming concert. Lee will review what she said.  See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.
Care facilities and COVID-19   (08:47)5-25-2020
Several assisted living facilities here in Utah have been hit hard by the coronavirus. Monica Higgins father is in one of the facilities that’s had positive cases.  See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.
What Ephraim can teach us   (10:25)5-25-2020
In the small Sanpete County town of Ephraim, zero cases of COVID-19 have been reported. This small college town offers many lessons that can help in the continued battle against the virus, according to Samuel Bensen. Samuel Bensen Deseret News Opinion Writer joins Lee to discuss ...
Remembering Coach Sloan   (26:01)5-25-2020
Reactions are pouring in on the passing of Jazz Coach Jerry Sloan. KSL Newsradio’s Sports Director Alex Kiry spoke with Lee this morning on Facebook Live to give his reaction to the passing of coach Jerry Sloan. Lee will review conversations from others and former players.  S...
Honoring the class of 2020: teacher edition   (07:14)5-21-2020
Brenda Kraack (Crock), East High Math Teacher, and Assistant Softball Coach offers advice for students and athletes during the coronavirus.  See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.
Mark Cuban has a plan   (09:01)5-21-2020
Mark Cuban has a plan to save small businesses and it involves a federal tracking/tracing/testing program. Bidding war. What can congress get for our money?   See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.
Wearing a mask since 1918   (07:35)5-21-2020
Newspaper articles and advertisements in 1918 promoted the use of masks to protect against the flu pandemic. These articles have many parallels to today. Lee goes in-depth on the subject of masks.  See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.
Primary election changes and voting by mail   (18:05)5-21-2020
The Primary election on June 30 will not allow for any on in-person voting. Lee will walk through how this election will be different through mail-in voting. Additionally, President Trump threatened to withhold federal funding to Michigan and Arizona because of the states’ vote...
Collin Raye concert moves to Grantsville   (24:36)5-21-2020
The controversial Collin Raye concert will be moved from Kaysville to Tooele County. Lee will review interviews from this morning with the concert organizer, Mayor of Kaysville, and a Tooele County Commissioner, Brent Marshall. The Mayor of Grantsville also joins the program to d...
Lee Lonsberry Facebook Live 5/21/20   (28:56)5-21-2020
On today's LIVE MIC PREVIEW, Lee Lonsberry if Collin Raye has any idea whats going on in his name here in Utah.
BYU gives away CARES Act money   (05:13)5-20-2020
Brigham Young University is not taking CARES Act money but is giving monetary assistance to students in need. Harvard and other colleges/universities are doing the same. See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.
Saluting the class of 2020   (08:20)5-20-2020
Over the last few weeks, Lee has asked two graduating seniors and two high school coaches what advice they would give to students in this difficult time. Their answers were all different and all hopeful for the future.  See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.
BLM gives away 790 acres   (09:05)5-20-2020
The Bureau of Land Management will convey 790 acres to Uintah County. Rep. Rob Bishop will discuss the importance of this conveyance and his work in this effort.  See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.
Rep. Bishop's response to Mayor Witt   (08:30)5-20-2020
Kaysville Mayor, Katie Witt, has caused controversy after throwing her support behind a free concert at a park later this month. She’s also running for congress in the position currently held by Rep. Rob Bishop. What does he think of her support for the concert and her congress...
The Last Dance   (08:35)5-20-2020
Sean Walker, a college sports reporter for KSL.com, joins Lee to discuss the phenomenon that is The Last Dance.  See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.
Honoring the class of 2020: Coach edition   (07:00)5-20-2020
Head Baseball Coach at Salem Hills High, Scott Haney, has tried to continue connecting with students by posting videos on Twitter during the coronavirus pandemic. He’ll discuss what effects the pandemic has had on his players and give a pump-up speech to inspire us all in the o...
The Navajo Nation's fight against coronavirus   (18:29)5-20-2020
The Navajo Nation now has the highest per-capita cases of the coronavirus in the nation. Lee will give an update on what's happening in the Navajo Nation. Heather Tanana, a research law professor at the University of Utah, explains the efforts to start a Utah Tribal COVID-19 Reli...
Protecting high risk individuals   (11:40)5-20-2020
The state is giving directions for high-risk individuals to stay safe from the coronavirus as the state lowers the risk levels. Also, what’s up with the president taking hydroxychloroquine? Dr. Steven Mobley, Facial Plastic Surgeon, gives the details.  See omnystudio.com/list...
The Privacy Protection Act   (07:52)5-20-2020
Connor Boyack has a proposal for the legislature to create a State Privacy Officer who would oversee data protection. Connor Boyack, president of Libertas Institute, joins the program to discuss the proposal.  See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.
Officer Miguel Deras   (17:19)5-20-2020
The Logan Police are now investigating the incident of the officer accused of sharing photos of Lauren McCluskey. What defense does this officer's attorney give for what happened? J.C. Jensen of the Law Firm Nelson Jones representing Officer Deras joins Lee.  See omnystudio.co...
Getting back to work under yellow   (10:52)5-19-2020
Under the yellow risk level, all businesses are able to reopen. That means many furloughed or laid-off workers may be getting a call from the boss saying it's time to get back to work. Bill Coker, the owner of the popular restaurant Red Iguana shares how the pandemic has affected...
Honoring the class of 2020: John Glavin   (08:11)5-19-2020
John Glavin has been the physical and emotional rock to his mother, who is battling cancer. Even while taking care of all the chores around the house — his dad works out of state — he plays in jazz band and was a member of the football team. He would sleep by her hospital bed...
Orrin Hatch and the Navajo Nation   (08:49)5-19-2020
The Navajo Nation is receiving help from Utah on testing as the Native Nation deals with the coronavirus. Lee will walk through what Orrin Hatch has called for and what the Navajo Nation has asked for in terms of help.  See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.
What is Joe Biden doing?   (08:35)5-19-2020
Joe Biden has been left with online virtual rallies that have not always gone well. Lee will go through some of Joe Biden's recent rally weirdness.  See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.
Kaysville concert controversy   (08:50)5-19-2020
Kaysville City's Mayor is facing backlash for a planned free concert in Kaysville at the end of the month. Katie Witt Kaysville City Mayor tells Lee why she's allowing the concert to happen despite push back.  See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.
The case of Lauren McCluskey   (18:01)5-19-2020
A recent article claims an officer involved in the Lauren McCluskey case showed sexually explicit photos of her to co-workers. The University of Utah says they've found no evidence of such conduct. Lee breaks down the press conference with McCluskey's family lawyers responding to...
The Electoral College and the Supreme Court   (10:29)5-18-2020
The U.S. Supreme Court is considering a case involving the electoral college. Should states be able to remove or fine an Electoral College delegate who doesn't vote for the candidate they pledged to support? Lee will break down the arguments and give his reaction.  See omnystud...
Concert in Kaysville   (08:22)5-18-2020
Kaysville's City Mayor will allow concert at the end of the month, going against state order that groups be limited to 50. Lee will break this down and give his reaction.  See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.
Utah County moves to yellow   (09:05)5-18-2020
Utah County Commissioner Nathan Ivie joins Lee to discuss the governor's announcement that most of the state is moving to the yellow stage in the state's coronavirus response.  See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.
ACLU of Utah drops case against county jails   (09:45)5-18-2020
The ACLU of Utah has dropped its lawsuit against county jails and sheriffs, but the lawsuit continues against the state. Sim Gill, Salt Lake County District Attorney, discuss the case with Lee.  See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.
Lamborghini 5-year-old rewarded again   (09:51)5-18-2020
Last Friday Lee explained his frustration with the parents of the 5-year-old who took the family car on I-15. Now the boy is meeting celebrities who are also rewarding him for his bad behavior. Lee shares his thoughts on the situation.  See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy i...
FTC and doTerra   (08:50)5-18-2020
doTerra has been warned by the FTC from making any claims related to cures or treatment related to COVID-19.  See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.
Peace Officers Memorial Day   (17:56)5-18-2020
It was Peace Officers Memorial Day around the country. The Governor has ordered the flag to be lowered for the day. Lee will explain the history of this day and Ryan Carver, Public Information Officer for the Utah State Fraternal Order of Police will explain what this day means t...
Taking a look at the yellow   (08:09)5-15-2020
Cities all across Utah are beginning to take steps to transition to the "yellow" phase. Some local officials praise Gov. Herbert's decision and others believe the call is pre-mature. Lee takes a closer look into the move to yellow.   See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy inf...
Honoring the class of 2020   (08:39)5-15-2020
Faith Smart, graduating senior from Skyridge High School, has an incredible story. Despite living in the foster system and moving from house to house, she's graduating runner up for state Sterling Scholar. She also lettered in swimming after never having been on a swim team befor...
Biden on rent and mortgage forgiveness   (08:25)5-15-2020
Joe Biden has called for rent and mortgage payments to be canceled during the pandemic. Democratic Gubernatorial candidate Chris Peterson has called for Governor Herbert to extend the eviction moratorium in Utah. Lee takes a look into both calls to action.  See omnystudio.com/l...
D.C. cots   (07:38)5-15-2020
Some members of Congress don’t like those other members of congress use their D.C. offices to sleep in rather than paying rent in D.C. Former Utah Representative Jason Chaffetz slept in his office for years on a cot he bought for $44 dollars. Lee discuss the push to ban lawmake...
BYU's study on video games   (15:54)5-15-2020
A recent six-year study at BYU found that about 90% of gamers don’t play in a way that’s harmful or causes negative long-term consequences. This may go against what has been believed about video games since they became a popular pastime. Sarah Coyne, a professor of family lif...
Provo among the top ten   (09:05)5-15-2020
Provo and Salt Lake City were listed among the 10 best-positioned cities to recover from the coronavirus. Provo Mayor Michelle Kaufusi joins Lee to discuss this ranking and the move to yellow. See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.
Press conference highlights   (08:58)5-15-2020
Starting on Saturday, most of the state will move to the "low-risk" yellow phase. Lee will break down the highlights of the Governor's press conference earlier today and give his reaction.  See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.
Lee Lonsberry Facebook Live 5/14/20   (29:50)5-14-2020
On today's LIVE MIC PREVIEW, Lee Lonsberry will dive into a common practice among members of Congress to sleep in their offices in lieu of a DC apartment.
FISA reforms   (08:14)5-13-2020
Sen. Mike Lee joined Boyd yesterday to discuss the latest on FISA reform. A vote on 5 amendments that would make changes to the act and other related laws is expected today. Boyd Matheson joins Lee to discuss more.  See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.
The talks of stimulus package number five   (08:56)5-13-2020
House Democrats have announced the fifth proposed Coronavirus stimulus package. Utah Rep. Ben McAdams joins the program to discuss what the 5th stimulus package would fund.    See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.
Zion National Park to open   (15:35)5-13-2020
Zion National Park is reopening for visitors today. Park Superintendent, Jeff Bradybaug, tells listeners how Zion plans to handle the crowds. Additionally, Springdale Mayor Stan Smith joins to speak on how Springdale has been hit economically while the park has been closed this p...
DNC changes   (09:27)5-13-2020
The DNC Rules and Bylaws Committee unanimously adopted a resolution giving the team overseeing the convention the authority to change the format, size and dates of the event. The RNC has hired a Dr. to advise them on how to move forward with their convention. How will they respon...
Elon Musk and Tesla   (08:32)5-13-2020
Elon Musk has made things clear to officials in Alameda County, California that Tesla production will resume. Is this the right move? Lee will review what else Elon Musk has said about lock-down.  See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.
The Press vs. the President   (08:41)5-13-2020
Did members of the White House Press corps make the President’s press conference about themselves and bury the lede? Lee will review and give his opinion on the interaction between President Trump and CBS reporter Weijia Jiang and the response from the White House.  See omnys...
Lee Lonsberry Facebook Live 5/13/2020   (27:40)5-13-2020
Speaker Pelosi has released her 1,800-page plan to spend another $3 trillion.
1st District race: Bob Stevenson   (10:30)5-13-2020
Running in the 1st district race, Davis County Commissioner Bob Stevenson has qualified for the primary ballot. He'll join Lee to discuss why he's qualified for the job of representing Utah's 1st congressional district.  See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.
The loss of the bump stock case   (07:40)5-13-2020
Clark Aposhian lost his latest bid to temporarily block the ban on bump stocks. He joins Lee to talk about what's next in the case. See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.
Utah legislation going into effect today   (17:38)5-13-2020
Dozens of bills passed this last legislative session go into effect today. Some of those that made big headlines and one of them is a mistake, according to Lee. He'll review what was said by the lawmakers on KSL Newsradio this past session and explain why he's so against the end ...
New state data on the coronavirus   (10:16)5-13-2020
New data sets now available on the state’s website gives more information on deaths and hospitalizations in the state. Facial plastic surgeon, Dr. Steven Mobley joins Lee to discuss why this data is important for the public.  See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy informatio...
The Senate HELP Committee hearing   (17:40)5-13-2020
Four health officials from the Trump Administration testified in front of the Senate HELP Committee earlier today on the battle against COVID-19. Lee will review what was asked and the most interesting answers given. Lee also breaks down Sen. Mitt Romney's line of questioning at ...
Is the PPP helping businesses?   (09:19)5-13-2020
Lee spoke with several small business owners over the weekend on their concerns with actually receiving the PPP funds. He'll discuss the concerns and issues.  See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.
Lee Lonsberry Facebook Live 5/12/20   (26:29)5-12-2020
On today's LIVE MIC PREVIEW, Lee Lonsberry will look at a change in the data being released each day by Utah's Coronavirus Task Force.
The latest on ACLU's petition   (08:25)5-11-2020
Crime victims challenge ACLU's Supreme Court petition requesting faster inmate releases amid pandemic. Lee will review a past conversation with Si