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A Woman's View with Amanda Dickson

You're used to hearing Amanda Dickson on the weekdays as the anchor of Utah's Morning News on KSL Newsradio. Now get to know her a little better as she takes on news, politics, education, health, family and more with her panel of fascinating Utah women.
January 28, 2022

Are you for or against growth in Utah?

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

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

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

Should colleges be allowed to consider race in admissions decisions?

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

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

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

Should Utah take the tax off food?

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

Do you think election day should be a national holiday?

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

Is what the Utah legislature did gerrymandering?

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

Why are Americans quitting their jobs in record numbers?

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

Is it important to talk about January 6th?

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

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

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

What are the biggest challenges facing the family in America?

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

How do you remember Harry Reid?

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

Lesson from 2021 - Misinformation is Literally Killing Us

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

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

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

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

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

What was Christmas like when you were a child?

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

One thing we can do to bring peace on earth

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

The ballot initiative to destroy Utah's excellent voting system

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

Breaking down the ideas in the governor's budget

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

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

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

Are the parents of a teenage school shooter criminally responsible?

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

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

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

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

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

Balancing the rights of a woman and the state at viability

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

No on wants abortions. When should they be legal?

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

Why do fewer Americans want to have children?

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

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

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

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

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

How would YOU address Utah's homeless issue?

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

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

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

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

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

Will your vaccination status affect your Thanksgiving plans?

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

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

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

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

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

Colin Kaepernick's comparison of the NFL draft to slavery

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

What makes someone an American?

A survey was conducted recently asking the question "What makes someone an American? What are the traits of a real American?" Many of the respondents said you have to believe in God to be an American. Some said that you have to be born in America to be a real American. KSL Newsra...   (08:06)
October 29, 2021

Florida Surgeon General refusing to wear a mask - what?

The Surgeon General in Florida refused to put on a mask during a meeting with a state senator who asked him to because she is being treated for breast cancer and is compromised. He refused, stating that he can't communicate effectively with a mask. She has since been threatened p...   (08:31)
October 29, 2021

"We need to tell the immigration story better without an agenda."

KSL Newsradio's Amanda Dickson asked her guests on A Woman's View this week whether they think we in the mainstream media are covering the crisis at the border sufficiently. One of her guests suggested there is a lot of agenda-driven coverage, but not enough human story coverage....   (11:34)
October 29, 2021

What should Congress do about the social media giants?

This week we saw TikTok and Snapchat go before Congress for the first time when Facebook has been there some 30 times already. The executives were grilled by senators on both sides of the aisle. Is it possible that this is a bipartisan issue? KSL Newsradio's Amanda Dickson wanted...   (07:30)
October 29, 2021

What is the best way to draw the district lines in Utah?

Utahns passed Proposition 4 in 2018, asking for an independent commission to redistrict the state of Utah. The commission finished its work this week, but there was some drama when former Congressman Rob Bishop resigned his seat in the final days. The commission submits the maps ...   (08:05)
October 25, 2021

Meghan McCain - On Being the Token Republican

We learned this week what Meghan McCain felt when she was on The View, how brutally she was treated as "the token Republican." KSL Newsradio's Amanda Dickson wanted to get her guests' views on this program, which is also made up of women talking about issues. Her guests this week...   (07:29)
October 25, 2021

The legacy of Colin Powell and the Powell Doctrine

Former Secretary of State Colin Powell passed away last week. KSL Newsradio's Amanda Dickson said he is one of those leaders who is revered by members of both parties. She asked her guests on A Woman's View what their thoughts are on the legacy of Colin Powell. Her guests this we...   (12:04)
October 25, 2021

What if Hillary Clinton had refused to testify about Benghazi?

Should any witnesses who refuse to appear or produce documents in response to a subpoena from the January 6th committee be held in criminal contempt? Should the Justice Department charge them with criminal contempt? KSL Newsradio's Amanda Dickson asked her guests whether the subp...   (07:41)
October 25, 2021

We can't miss the wakeup call of racism in the Davis School District

This week we saw the results of the Justice Department investigation into complaints of racism in the Davis School District. There have been real systemic problems over a period of years. KSL Newsradio's Amanda Dickson asked her guests on A Woman's View whether this is a wakeup c...   (08:12)
October 14, 2021

The drive thru is 30 seconds slower this year - how can we cope?

Restaurant wait times in the drive thru increased in 2021 by 30 seconds! Talk about first world problems. KSL Newsradio's Amanda Dickson asks her guests on A Woman's View what this information teaches us about ourselves. Her guests this week include Ann House, Director of the Fin...   (07:43)
October 14, 2021

Let's talk about men and loneliness.

There was an interesting article in the Deseret News this week about men and loneliness. There was research done at BYU that showed being lonely can be as bad for your health as smoking 15 cigarettes a day. KSL Newsradio's Amanda Dickson asked her guests on A Woman's View for som...   (12:31)
October 14, 2021

More police officers die from suicide than in the line of duty.

There was a story this week that more police officers die from suicide than in the line of duty. KSL Newsradio's Amanda Dickson asked her guests on A Woman's View - what can be done to help these dear men and women who we rely on so much? Her guests this week include Ann House, D...   (08:06)
October 14, 2021

Can we say "There is not a racist bone in my body" and still be racist?

The coach of the Las Vegas Raider's, Jon Gruden, resigned as head coach after a number of emails surfaced showing him saying things that were racist and homophobic and misogynistic. He later said in a press conference, "There isn't a racist bone in my body." KSL Newsradio's Amand...   (08:17)
October 8, 2021

Joseph Petito: "If there is a trip you want to take, take it now."

The father of Gabby Petito, the dear girl who was murdered and found in Wyoming, said two things at her memorial that were great lessons for us all: "If there is a trip you want to take, take it now. If there is a relationship that might not be right for you, leave it now." KSL N...   (07:59)
October 8, 2021

Is a third party the answer to gridlock?

Andrew Yang said this week that he broke up with the Democratic Party. He said the two party system is irrevocably broken and cannot solve problems, so he's forming a new party called The Forward Party. We've heard this from Republicans before - they've walked away from their par...   (12:32)
October 8, 2021

Bathroom protestors! Are you kidding me now?

This week we saw Senator Kyrsten Sinema be stopped in the airport, on planes and even in a bathroom by people filming her, berating her for not supporting the soft infrastructure bill. People have a right to ask questions of their elected officials, but come on! KSL Newsradio's A...   (08:00)
October 8, 2021

How would you regulate Facebook?

Facebook's whistleblower appeared before a Senate hearing this week. This is not the first time Facebook has been the focus in D.C., and yet Congress has failed to act. KSL Newsradio's Amanda Dickson wanted to get her guests' input on what they took away from this week and what t...   (08:18)
October 1, 2021

Conference Weekend - Relentlessly Resilient - Handling Covid

On this Conference Weekend of the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, KSL Newsradio's Amanda Dickson wanted to have a special show for A Woman's View, so she invited two incredible women who are the hosts of the podcast Relentlessly Resilient. Both Jennie Taylor and Mich...   (07:58)
October 1, 2021

Conference Woman's View - Relentlessly Resilient - How are the children?

On this Conference Weekend of the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, KSL Newsradio's Amanda Dickson wanted to have a special show for A Woman's View, so she invited two incredible women who are the hosts of the podcast Relentlessly Resilient. Both Jennie Taylor and Mich...   (10:01)
October 1, 2021

Conference Woman's View - Relentlessly Resilient Part Two - Why Me Lord?

On this Conference Weekend of the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, KSL Newsradio's Amanda Dickson wanted to have a special show for A Woman's View, so she invited two incredible women who are the hosts of the podcast Relentlessly Resilient. Both Jennie Taylor and Mich...   (08:00)
October 1, 2021

Special Conference Woman's View - Relentlessly Resilient

On this Conference Weekend of the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, KSL Newsradio's Amanda Dickson wanted to have a special show for A Woman's View, so she invited two incredible women who are the hosts of the podcast Relentlessly Resilient. Both Jennie Taylor and Mich...   (08:02)
September 24, 2021

Adopt a Utah Healthcare Worker

Our healthcare workers are suffering. We've all been under stress since the pandemic began, but the stress on healthcare workers is uniquely exhausting physically and emotionally. KSL Newsradio's Amanda Dickson wanted to learn more from her guests about what we can do to support ...   (09:06)
September 24, 2021

Regular Americans looking at the border crisis and UN speech

We are all watching the crisis taking place at our southern border. This time there are thousands of migrants from Haiti. Understanding how their country has been torn up by earthquake and hurricane and the assassination of their president, you can see why they would flee for the...   (11:09)
September 24, 2021

Utah Health Department warnings about Ivermectin

Have you heard or read about the drug ivermectin? KSL Newsradio's Amanda Dickson has read on social media about this drug. Then this week, the Utah Health Department announced a warning that ivermectin is NOT approved to treat Covid-19 and, in fact, has caused people to wind up i...   (07:41)
September 24, 2021

We must do better - learning from the Gabby Petito tragedy

After the murder of Gabby Petito, the nation became transfixed with this case. It leads us to ask the question - why are we so zeroed in on this tragedy and not the hundreds of other missing and murdered women? We ask this question without taking away any of the sadness and respe...   (08:26)
September 17, 2021

Do we know how many children in our kid's school have Covid?

We learned this week that the number of kids with Covid is being undercounted in school. In other words, more kids have Covid than the schools are aware of, which means parents aren't being informed about children in classrooms who have Covid. KSL Newsradio's Amanda Dickson asks ...   (07:25)
September 17, 2021

Did General Mark Milley uphold or betray his oath?

General Mark Milley called his counterpart in China twice to reassure him we were not going to war - once just before the election and once just after January 6th. Do you consider that an important cautious move or a violation of his duty, or is there a third choice? KSL Newsradi...   (09:30)
September 17, 2021

What more can be done to reduce homelessness in SLC?

What more can be done to help homeless people in Salt Lake City? Salt Lake devoted millions of dollars to open four new homeless shelters, and yet the problem persists - it's just moved to a new location. KSL Newsradio's Amanda Dickson asks her guests this week on A Woman's View ...   (10:01)
September 17, 2021

Should there be a memorial on the National Mall for the War on Terror?

Jennie Taylor wrote an op ed this week in which she explained her desire to have a memorial on the National Mall in Washington, D.C. for all members of the military who served in the War on Terror. There should be a place where the veterans and the families can go to pray and to ...   (08:08)
September 10, 2021

Meghan McCain - "It's all the Boomers' fault!"

This week, Meghan McCain blamed the way the withdrawal from Afghanistan was handled on the incompetence of the Baby Boomer generation. Then she said, "really everything" is their fault. KSL Newsradio's Amanda Dickson wanted to look at those comments and understand what's going on...   (08:20)
September 10, 2021

Suicide Awareness Month - "We have to be able to tell people when we're suffering."

This is Suicide Awareness Month. KSL Newsradio's Amanda Dickson brought this topic up on A Woman's View. One of her guests said, "It has to be easier to talk about your suffering than killing yourself. We have to be able to tell people when we're suffering." Her guests this week ...   (11:19)
September 10, 2021

Should Utah do away with the death penalty?

Should Utah do away with the death penalty? Two Republican law makers are saying we understand how some people feel, but in reality the death penalty is harder on the victim's families than life without parole. Every time an issue comes up, an appeal comes up, the case is in the ...   (07:42)
September 10, 2021

Remembering September 11th - and September 12th

This weekend is the 20th anniversary of September 11th. Those of us who were alive and old enough remember exactly where we were on that day and always will. We also remember how we felt on September 12th, the sense of unity and love we felt for our fellow man. KSL Newsradio's Am...   (08:00)
September 3, 2021

Talking about the American worker on this Labor Day weekend

On this Labor Day weekend, KSL Newsradio's Amanda Dickson wanted to take a look at where we are in the United States in terms of our treatment of the American worker. How much does the worker make? Is the American worker protected or exploited? How do we compare to other countrie...   (07:56)
September 3, 2021

The mental health pandemic within the pandemic

Some mental health experts are warning of a "pandemic within the pandemic," meaning a mental health pandemic. It's increased anxiety, increased depression that grows from decreased social interaction, increased grief, increased fear, etc. During this time there has been an increa...   (12:50)
September 3, 2021

Now that it's over, how do you look at the end of the war in Afghanistan?

Now that it's over and the last American soldiers have left Afghanistan, how do you feel about it? How do see the war, its end, and the evacuation efforts? KSL Newsradio's Amanda Dickson wanted to ask her guests on A Woman's View for their insight on this difficult issue. Her gue...   (08:11)
September 3, 2021

What's your take on Texas' vigilante abortion law?

Texas passed an abortion law that the state itself cannot enforce. Only individual citizens can enforce the law by suing anyone who gets or helps or intends to help someone get an abortion. Because of that strange language of the state avoiding direct responsibility for its law, ...   (08:14)
August 20, 2021

Reexamining the role of the teacher after the Alpine teacher fire storm

After a teacher in the Alpine School District was recorded telling her class that they were smarter than their parents, that they should get vaccinated and that she hated former President Trump, there was quite a fire storm. She no longer works for Lehi High School. KSL Newsradio...   (08:27)
August 20, 2021

Explaining redistricting going on now in Utah

The redistricting process is underway here in Utah. The population has shifted and changed its makeup all over the state. This affects all of us. KSL Newsradio's Amanda Dickson wanted to hear from her guests on this issue. Her guests this week are State Senator Karen Mayne and Pa...   (07:53)
August 20, 2021

Giving Utah a grade on handling Covid in school

As our kids head back to school this week with the cases and hospitalizations going up with the Delta variant, KSL Newsradio's Amanda Dickson wanted to ask her guests how they think Utah is doing in protecting kids from Covid who are going back to school. Every state is handling ...   (13:02)
August 20, 2021

Why didn't we know this exact thing would happen in Afghanistan?

After watching the chaos and fear taking place in Afghanistan, KSL Newsradio's Amanda Dickson wanted to hear from her guests on A Woman's View how they understand what is happening in Afghanistan. Her guests this week are State Senator Karen Mayne and Pamela Atkinson, community a...   (08:15)
August 13, 2021

Coaches charged with murder in heat related death of high school athlete

Two high school coaches are charged with murder in the heat related death of a basketball player. The athletes were running outside in 97 degree heat. KSL Newsradio's Amanda Dickson had never heard of coaches being charged with murder in this way. She wanted to get input from her...   (08:00)
August 13, 2021

Why are poorer people 10 times more likely to get Covid-19?

Recent research showed that people who are poorer are 10 times more likely to get Covid-19. Part of the reason is that they work the jobs that are considered essential. They are the bus drivers, the custodians, plumbers, restaurant workers. They did not and do not have the luxury...   (12:52)
August 13, 2021

Have you considered your vaccine decision spiritually?

This week we heard from the president of BYU-Idaho, President Henry Eyring, when he encouraged the students to consider their decision on getting vaccinated from a spiritual perspective. KSL's Amanda Dickson asked her guests on A Woman's View if they ever considered their decisio...   (07:57)
August 13, 2021

"I never had a problem with 28 kindergarteners wearing their masks."

The debate over mask mandates in elementary schools has been heated this week. KSL Newsradio's Amanda Dickson wanted to get insight from her guests on A Woman's View, including one who is a teacher in an elementary school. Her guests this week include Laurel Christensen Day, pres...   (08:11)
August 6, 2021

Let's talk about young women and physical activity

Dr. Susan Madsen has been studying the physical activity of Utah girls and young women and found that only 14% of them have met the national standards, while 28% of boys met the standards. She shared her findings with KSL Newsradio's Amanda Dickson on A Woman's View. Amanda's oth...   (08:02)
August 6, 2021

Do you want a mask mandate in your child's school?

With our kids heading back to school in the next couple weeks, we're talking about how to protect our kids with the Delta variant being so contagious here in Utah and around the country. Should there be a mask mandate? What about kids under age 12 who aren't eligible for the vacc...   (11:54)
August 6, 2021

Why have four officers died by suicide after serving on January 6th?

We learned this week that two more police officers who were there defending the Capitol on January 6th died by suicide. Why? Why are we losing these officers? KSL Newsradio's Amanda Dickson asked her guests on A Woman's View for help in understanding these tragedies. Her guests t...   (08:01)
August 6, 2021

Should Governor Andrew Cuomo resign?

This week we saw the New York Attorney General release a report that laid out multiple credible accusations of sexual harassment against New York Governor Andrew Cuomo. He denies these allegations and says this is just is culture. KSL Newsradio's Amanda Dickson wanted her guests ...   (08:06)
July 30, 2021

Is getting vaccinated all about personal choice or do we owe something to our neighbors?

Is the decision on getting vaccinated all about personal choice? Each person has control over their body. What ever happened to my body my choice? Is that what it comes down to or do we owe something to our neighbors? KSL Newsradio's  Amanda Dickson asks for input on this import...   (07:47)
July 30, 2021

How do you feel about the new CDC guidelines about putting masks back on?

The CDC came out with new guidelines this week that said, in light of the increasing number of Covid cases due to the Delta variant, they are again recommending we all - even those of us who are fully vaccinated - wear masks indoors in areas of high transmission. That includes ma...   (11:57)
July 30, 2021

"I felt more afraid on January 6th than I ever felt in Iraq."

We saw emotional testimony this week from four police officers who tried to defend the U.S. Capitol on January 6th - two Capitol Hill officers and two D.C. Metro Police Officers. The toll that day took them was obvious and profound. KSL Newsradio's  Amanda Dickson asked her gues...   (07:37)
July 30, 2021

We are more than our accomplishments - lesson from Simone Biles

Simone Biles' struggles in these Olympic Games have given the world a most valuable lesson. She tweeted this week that she learned for the first time that she is worth more than her accomplishments. How many of us took decades to learn that, if we have even learned it yet? KSL Ne...   (08:14)
July 26, 2021

How to love across a political divide

We've seen families broken apart by political differences in recent years. Has this affected your family? KSL Newsradio's Amanda Dickson asked her guests this week - how do we love each other through profound differences of beliefs? Her guests this week are Sui Lang Panoke, Senio...   (07:01)
July 26, 2021

Seeing racism as a public health crisis

Salt Lake City officials have declared racism a public health crisis. If you are a member of different minorities, you are three times more likely to get Covid. You are less likely to be screened for cancer. There are more incidences of low birth weight and higher infant mortalit...   (12:46)
July 26, 2021

Is there sexism in the standards for uniforms in sport?

We saw this week a paralympic competitor criticized for her shorts being too short. She said that a male competitor would never have been criticized this way. KSL Newsradio's Amanda Dickson wanted to ask her guests if they agreed. Her guests this week are Sui Lang Panoke, Senior ...   (08:06)
July 26, 2021

Is the Olympics an appropriate place for free speech?

Some American athletes have used the platforms they've developed with their careers to express themselves. They may say things we disagree with, but aren't they demonstrating that most American of things - free speech? KSL Newsradio's Amanda Dickson gets input from her guests thi...   (09:14)
July 15, 2021

Book, movie and binge watching recommendations here!

KSL Newsradio's Amanda Dickson is an admitted book worm. She asked her guests this week on A Woman's View to share a favorite book or show or movie of late with her on A Woman's View. Her guests this week include Molly Miller, founder of Miller Media and Communications, Sara Dout...   (08:02)

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