Amanda Dickson

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Website: http://www.kslnewsradio.com

Amanda Dickson is the co-host of Utah's Morning News and the host of A Woman's View on KSL NewsRadio. You can contact her at adickson@ksl.com.

Opinion: Is sportsmanship dead in high school basketball?

After a weekend basketball game, it's clear some of our students have a lot of learn when it comes to civility and sportsmanship.
4 days ago

Opinion: Takeaways from the early hours in the Utah people’s house

The Utah Capitol, sometimes called the people's house, was quiet in the first hours of the first day of the 2023 legislative session.
19 days ago

Opinion: Is everyone you know sick in Utah?

Does it seem like people are more people are sick in Utah? The numbers are there to back up that viruses — yes multiple — are working their way around.
26 days ago

Opinion: We love our Utes, lose or win at the Rose Bowl

We watched the Utes lose the final Rose Bowl game as we know it. But love them anyway — it's how you know you're a real fan.
1 month ago

Opinion: Do real University of Utah football fans travel with the team?

If you don't travel with the University of Utah football team, does that mean you're not a rabid fan? Is there a way to be a fan from home?
1 month ago

Opinion: Children’s medicine shelves are empty and I’m worried

There are drug shortages across the nation, but the one affecting children's medicine really hit home. Tylenol and ibuprofen proved tricky to find in this search.
2 months ago

Opinion: Budgeting when you live below the poverty line

If you're living below the poverty level, it can be hard to buy the things you need. Here's how one school assignment is trying to give more insight.
2 months ago

Opinion: The long and winding road to the championship

Never give up, not on each other, the children, or life. We may be down, but never out. Keep fighting for the things we hold dear. We believe in each other.
2 months ago

Opinion: What we know that just ain’t so

Like Mark Twain famously said, "It ain't what you don't know that gets you into trouble. It's what you know for sure that just ain't so."
2 months ago

Opinion: We are citizens, not consumers.

Because we act like consumers, we stand at a distance, judgmental and opinionated, but never about our own role.
3 months ago

Opinion: Is Democracy on the ballot?

At its core, what is our democracy based on? The USA believes in the integrity of the vote and the peaceful transfer of power that follows.
3 months ago

Opinion: As winter approaches, I ask, ‘What are your snow memories?’

As the first snow of winter begins to fall in Salt Lake City, KSL NewsRadio host Amanda Dickson recalls her memories of snow.
3 months ago

Opinion: BYU fans — please don’t boo your team

Aiden's first game in a college stadium was the BYU vs. Baylor game this year. He talked about his sport-induced joy for days.
3 months ago

Opinion: Family — it’s why we love football

He describes how he came to love BYU football by going to games with his dad. It was a family affair. I felt the truth of that in my bones.
4 months ago

Opinion: My new side hustle — substitute teaching in Salt Lake City

I don't know when I was more nervous, the first time I ran the board at KSL NewsRadio or my first time substitute teaching 5th graders.
4 months ago

Opinion: Working Conference Weekend

Some of the weekends that I remember best and thoroughly enjoyed were conference weekends. Times were different, but the memories hold true.
4 months ago

Opinion: Hurricane days were like snow days

For those who have spent time in Florida, like KSL NewsRadio's Amanda Dickson, hurricane days are much like snow days here in Utah.
4 months ago

Opinion: Time out on the field

One of my first jobs when I started at KSL in 1990 was running the board for BYU games, football and basketball.
4 months ago

Quantum computing of “great concern” to Rep. Chris Stewart, here’s why

Stewart's concern about quantum computing is linked to encryption, national security, and a potential national security breach.
6 months ago

Provo university hopes to reduce shortage of mental health practitioners

Rocky Mountain University of Health Professions, in Provo, graduated its first class of counselors this year.
6 months ago

Can the average Utahn afford to go solar?

With power bills going up around the country, more people are investigating the option of going solar. When you add in federal and state incentives, is it affordable for the average Utahn?
6 months ago

Breaking the cycle of violence with Camp Hope

Camp Hope is a program for kids and teens who are impacted by the work of the Salt Lake County District Attorney.
6 months ago

John Curtis: “We must come to terms with fossil fuels being a part of our future.”

In a speech to the Sutherland Institute, Rep. John Curtis says he's one Republican that is willing to talk about climate.
6 months ago

Rep. Chris Stewart says federalism will cure what ails America

Rep. Chris Stewart spoke at the Sutherland Institute for its Congressional Series on Tuesday and spoke on the current state of the country,
6 months ago