A Woman’s View with Amanda

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.

Episodes

  • May 20, 2022

    Two amazing interviews with Frank Layton and Sean Bradley

    KSL Newsradio's Amanda Dickson was so happy to have Kathy Aiken on the show this week so she could talk about her recent interviews with former Jazz Head Coach Frank Layton, who just turned 90 years old. They also talk about her interview with former BYU and NBA star Sean Bradley who is now a paraplegic after a crippling bicycle accident. Her guests this week include Jeanetta Williams, president of the Salt Lake Branch of the NAACP and NAACP Tri-State Conference of Idaho, Nevada and Utah, Mary Richards reporter for The Church News, and Kathy Aiken, sports writer for KSL.com and founder of The Forget Me Not Project. 

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  • May 20, 2022

    Are you concerned about social unrest after Roe is overturned?

    As we anticipate the Supreme Court overturning Roe v. Wade, KSL Newsradio's Amanda Dickson wanted to know if there is concern over living in a nation where a woman's reproductive rights are protected in some states but not in others, where there is a patchwork of rights. She asked her guests on A Woman's View if they are concerned about social unrest in response to the decision. Her guests this week include Jeanetta Williams, president of the Salt Lake Branch of the NAACP and NAACP Tri-State Conference of Idaho, Nevada and Utah, Mary Richards reporter for The Church News, and Kathy Aiken, sports writer for KSL.com and founder of The Forget Me Not Project. 

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  • May 20, 2022

    How did that 18-year-old shooter in Buffalo learn to hate that much?

    As we learned more about the shooter in Buffalo, how young he is, how cold blooded his killing was, the rawness of his racism, it's hard not to be stunned by how he could come to feel that level of hatred at such a young age. Where were his parents? What about the act of live streaming and the role of social media companies? KSL Newsradio's Amanda Dickson wanted to find out how her guests on A Woman's View felt. Her guests this week include Jeanetta Williams, president of the Salt Lake Branch of the NAACP and NAACP Tri-State Conference of Idaho, Nevada and Utah, Mary Richards reporter for The Church News, and Kathy Aiken, sports writer for KSL.com and founder of The Forget Me Not Project. 

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  • May 20, 2022

    What if the shooter in Buffalo had hated Mormons instead of blacks?

    What if that shooter in Buffalo had come to Utah to kill Mormons, if his hatred had been for members of the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints? KSL Newsradio's Amanda Dickson tries to understand what it must feel like for African Americans to witness the racially motivated murder of people because they look like them, and asks her guests on A Woman's View how they understand this tragedy. Her guests this week include Jeanetta Williams, president of the Salt Lake Branch of the NAACP and NAACP Tri-State Conference of Idaho, Nevada and Utah, Mary Richards reporter for The Church News, and Kathy Aiken, sports writer for KSL.com and founder of The Forget Me Not Project. 

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  • May 16, 2022

    How do we have a more age- friendly community?

    How do we have a more age-friendly community? How do we support our elders, our parents and grandparents, so they can live with freedom and comfort? KSL Newsradio's Amanda Dickson talked with her guests on A Woman's View about how we do better by our older generation. Her guests this week include former Utah State Senator Patrice Arent, founder of Miller Media and Communications Molly Miller and journalist Robynn Garfield. 

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  • May 16, 2022

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

    The Taliban government in Afghanistan has now ordered all women to cover themselves in public from head to toe. When KSL Newsradio's Amanda Dickson read that, her heart broke. She wanted to get feedback from her guests on A Woman's View. Her guests this week include former Utah State Senator Patrice Arent, founder of Miller Media and Communications Molly Miller and journalist Robynn Garfield. 

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  • May 16, 2022

    What is age appropriate content for books in Utah schools?

    The Utah Attorney General's office is giving guidance to schools about when the library should pull a book in response to a complaint from a parent. We know that students do not leave their first amendment rights at the school house steps, that they have a right to read books and be exposed to a wide variety of age appropriate content. Is the question what is age appropriate? KSL Newsradio's Amanda Dickson asked her guests on A Woman's View. Her guests this week include former Utah State Senator Patrice Arent, founder of Miller Media and Communications Molly Miller and journalist Robynn Garfield. 

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  • May 16, 2022

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

    Senator Mike Lee is calling for a new TV rating so that parents can block their children from watching disturbing content which, in his mind, includes LGBTQ+ characters. KSL Newsradio's Amanda Dickson wanted to know how her guests on A Woman's View felt about this. Her guests this week include former Utah State Senator Patrice Arent, founder of Miller Media and Communications Molly Miller and journalist Robynn Garfield. 

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  • May 6, 2022

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

    KSL Newsradio's Amanda Dickson wanted to take a moment to remember our mothers and to honor everyone who mothers. Her guests this week include Ginette Bott, President and CEO of the Utah Food Bank, Nancy Lord, former Utah Republican National Committeewoman, and Cassie Bingham, Program Director of Utah Valley University's Center for Social Impact. 

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  • May 6, 2022

    Have you ever thought about giving up social media?

    Have you ever thought about shutting off your social media, just turning off your Facebook, your Instagram, your Twitter? Some people have turned it all off and found so much more productivity they almost didn't know what to do with themselves. KSL Newsradio's Amanda Dickson wanted to ask her guests on A Woman's View whether they'd ever thought about giving up social media. Her guests this week include Ginette Bott, President and CEO of the Utah Food Bank, Nancy Lord, former Utah Republican National Committeewoman, and Cassie Bingham, Program Director of Utah Valley University's Center for Social Impact. 

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  • May 6, 2022

    What more can we do to welcome refugees to Utah?

    Utah has accepted refugees from all over the world, most recently from Afghanistan and now Ukraine. There are students in our schools speaking 100 different languages, some never having been in a classroom. KSL Newsradio's  Amanda Dickson wanted to ask her guests on A Woman's View what more we can do to welcome our refugees in Utah. Her guests this week include Ginette Bott, President and CEO of the Utah Food Bank, Nancy Lord, former Utah Republican National Committeewoman, and Cassie Bingham, Program Director of Utah Valley University's Center for Social Impact. 

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  • May 6, 2022

    How do you feel about overturning Roe v. Wade?

    This week we saw a draft opinion from the Supreme Court leaked to the public that shows the Court is planning on reversing the landmark decision Roe v. Wade. KSL Newsradio's Amanda Dickson wanted to ask her guests on A Woman's View what they thought about this major change in the law. Her guests this week include Ginette Bott, President and CEO of the Utah Food Bank, Nancy Lord, former Utah Republican National Committeewoman, and Cassie Bingham, Program Director of Utah Valley University's Center for Social Impact. 

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  • May 2, 2022

    BONUS EPISODE: The #1 thing refugees in Utah need

    KSL Newsradio's Amanda Dickson had the chance to sit down with two refugee liaisons from the Granite School District, Danjuma Alcala and Ghasaq Maiber. She was so impressed with the work they do and the people they are, that she wanted to share the whole of the interview here. They talked about the hundreds of refugee children in the Granite District, the 100 languages spoken, the challenges the children, their families and their teachers face. Broader than that, they talked about what all refugees need and want more than anything else. It's not a job or money or even food. It's friendship. 

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  • April 29, 2022

    The future of Twitter under Elon Musk

    How do you see the future of Twitter under Elon Musk? Do you foresee much change at all? KSL Newsradio's Amanda Dickson wanted to find out what her guests on A Woman's View think. Her guests this week include Dr. Delania Tonks, principal of Mountain Heights Academy, and Ashley Thorn, licensed marriage family therapist and founder of 4 Points Family Therapy. 

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  • April 29, 2022

    A football coach's prayer on the 50 yard line

    A football coach was fired after he refused to stop going to the 50 yard line after games to pray. No players were required to join him, but would they have felt pressured to? KSL Newsradio's Amanda Dickson thought this was a fascinating case and asked her guests on A Woman's View what they thought. Her guests this week include Dr. Delania Tonks, principal of Mountain Heights Academy, and Ashley Thorn, licensed marriage family therapist and founder of 4 Points Family Therapy. 

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  • April 29, 2022

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

    It's been more than 50 years since Utah put a Democrat in the U.S. Senate, which may be part of the thinking behind the party's decision to put an Independent candidate, Evan McMullin, on the ballot to go up against the Republican, likely to be the incumbent Mike Lee. KSL Newsradio's Amanda Dickson wanted to ask her guests on A Woman's View what they thought about that move. Her guests this week include Dr. Delania Tonks, principal of Mountain Heights Academy, and Ashley Thorn, licensed marriage family therapist and founder of 4 Points Family Therapy.

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  • April 29, 2022

    Sharing memories of Senator Orrin Hatch

    Utah's former senior Senator Orrin Hatch passed away last weekend. KSL Newsradio's Amanda Dickson wanted to take a moment to share memories of one of Utah's great statesman with her guests on A Woman's View. Her guests this week include Dr. Delania Tonks, principal of Mountain Heights Academy, and Ashley Thorn, licensed marriage family therapist and founder of 4 Points Family Therapy. 

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  • April 25, 2022

    Book club recommendations with Amanda and guests

    There is so much going on in the world, it's important to have escape, as well. KSL Newsradio's Amanda Dickson loves to read and watch series on Netflix and Prime. She asked her guests this week if they would share a book or show they've been enjoying. Her guests this week include Robbyn Scribner, co-founder and director of outreach at Tech Moms, Sharla Jessop, president of Smedley Financial and Lois Collins, reporter and columnist with the Deseret News. 

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  • April 25, 2022

    How would you feel about a 4 day work week?

    In California there is a bill that would make a four day work week the law for companies over 500 employees. There are other countries that do this and companies that are already doing this. Is it a good idea? KSL Newsradio's Amanda Dickson wanted to find out what her guests think on A Woman's View. Her guests this week include Robbyn Scribner, co-founder and director of outreach at Tech Moms, Sharla Jessop, president of Smedley Financial and Lois Collins, reporter and columnist with the Deseret News. 

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  • April 25, 2022

    One Kind Act a Day - We can handle that.

    One Kind Act a Day. I can handle that. Pay for the car behind you or even just a smile. KSL Newsradio's Amanda Dickson has seen the billboards suggesting we all do one kind act a day and thinks it's a great idea. She wanted to find out how her guests feel about it on A Woman's View. Her guests this week include Robbyn Scribner, co-founder and director of outreach at Tech Moms, Sharla Jessop, president of Smedley Financial and Lois Collins, reporter and columnist with the Deseret News. 

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  • April 25, 2022

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

    A week or so ago, Tucker Carlson went on a rant against Utah Governor Spencer Cox, taking the governor's comments being inclusive toward a teenager out of context. KSL Newsradio's Amanda Dickson wanted to get her guests' takes on A Woman's View on how we get beyond the ranting. Her guests this week include Robbyn Scribner, co-founder and director of outreach at Tech Moms, Sharla Jessop, president of Smedley Financial and Lois Collins, reporter and columnist with the Deseret News. 

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  • April 11, 2022

    When parents disagree on vaccinating their child

    What happens when a divorced couple with shared custody of their children disagree on whether or not their children should be vaccinated? Or disagree on any medical decision? KSL Newsradio's Amanda Dickson asks her guests on A Woman's View. Her guests this week include Dr. Tamara Sheffield, Medical Director of Community Health and Prevention with Intermountain Health Care, and Francine Giani, former Executive Director of the Utah Department of Commerce. 

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  • April 11, 2022

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

    Former President Trump said of Russian President Putin that he just loves his people. KSL Newsradio's Amanda Dickson wanted to ask her guests on A Woman's View how they interpret that statement in light of what Putin is doing in Ukraine. Her guests this week include Dr. Tamara Sheffield, Medical Director of Community Health and Prevention with Intermountain Health Care, and Francine Giani, former Executive Director of the Utah Department of Commerce. 

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  • April 11, 2022

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

    As the world is witnessing war crimes in Ukraine, many people wish there was more we could do. We know the risk of doing more is the possibility of Putin launching a chemical or even nuclear attack, but what is the cost of NOT doing more? KSL Newsradio's Amanda Dickson asks her guests on A Woman's View. Her guests this week include Dr. Tamara Sheffield, Medical Director of Community Health and Prevention with Intermountain Health Care, and Francine Giani, former Executive Director of the Utah Department of Commerce. 

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  • April 11, 2022

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

    We watched Judge Ketanji Brown Jackson be confirmed to the United States Supreme Court this week with a vote of 53-47. She went through the same partisan experience Justice Amy Coney Barrett went through, in fact Justice Barrett's was even more partisan with no senator crossing over to vote for her. KSL Newsradio's Amanda Dickson wanted to get her guests' take on the new justice and the nature of the process. Her guests this week include Dr. Tamara Sheffield, Medical Director of Community Health and Prevention with Intermountain Health Care, and Francine Giani, former Executive Director of the Utah Department of Commerce. 

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  • March 31, 2022

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

    This Sunday, KSL Newsradio's Amanda Dickson spends an hour talking about the need for peace with Sheri Dew, Executive Vice President and Chief Content Officer of the Deseret Management Corporation and biographer of several presidents of the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, including Russell M. Nelson, Gordon B. Hinckley and Ezra Taft Benson. In this segment, Amanda asks Sheri what one person can do to contribute to peace in the world. We look at the images of war and our hearts cry out, "What can I do?"

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  • March 31, 2022

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

    This Sunday, KSL Newsradio's Amanda Dickson spends an hour talking about the need for peace with Sheri Dew, Executive Vice President and Chief Content Officer of the Deseret Management Corporation and biographer of several presidents of the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, including Russell M. Nelson, Gordon B. Hinckley and Ezra Taft Benson. In this segment, Amanda asks Sheri about social media, about how we find the extremes there and how we can bring more peace to this powerful platform. 

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  • March 31, 2022

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

    This Sunday, KSL Newsradio's Amanda Dickson spends an hour talking about the need for peace with Sheri Dew, Executive Vice President and Chief Content Officer of the Deseret Management Corporation and biographer of several presidents of the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, including Russell M. Nelson, Gordon B. Hinckley and Ezra Taft Benson. In this segment, Amanda asks Sheri how we can better handle the disputes between parents and educators in school. How can we not turn classrooms and school board meetings into battle grounds? 

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  • March 31, 2022

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

    This Sunday, KSL Newsradio's Amanda Dickson spends an hour talking about the need for peace with Sheri Dew, Executive Vice President and Chief Content Officer of the Deseret Management Corporation and biographer of several presidents of the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, including Russell M. Nelson, Gordon B. Hinckley and Ezra Taft Benson. This segment begins with the micro. We cannot contribute to peace in the world if there is no peace in our own hearts. 

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  • March 25, 2022

    Enjoying basketball when the world is on fire

    How do we enjoy March Madness - or anything light hearted - when the war is going on in Ukraine? Do you ever have that moment when you pause and wonder how you can enjoy something when the world is on fire? KSL Newsradio's Amanda Dickson asked her guests this question on A Woman's View. Her guests this week include Susan Wood, Director of Communications for the Utah League of Cities and Towns, Luz Lewis Perez, Director of Development for the Kidney Foundation for Utah and Idaho, and Crystal Young, Executive Director of the Utah Cultural Alliance. 

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  • March 25, 2022

    Integrity was missing from the transgender bill negotiation

    The discussion of transgender girls participating in high school and middle school sports in Utah public schools has been front and center this week after Governor Cox vetoed the bill prohibiting it and wrote a letter explaining why. His veto and letter made national news. KSL Newsradio's Amanda Dickson wanted to get her guests feelings on this issue. Her guests this week include Susan Wood, Director of Communications for the Utah League of Cities and Towns, Luz Lewis Perez, Director of Development for the Kidney Foundation for Utah and Idaho, and Crystal Young, Executive Director of the Utah Cultural Alliance. 

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  • March 25, 2022

    Utah's lawsuit over gerrymandering

    After a multi-year process to draw Utah's districts in an independent way, Utah's legislature threw out that process and drew the districts in a partisan way - which has now prompted a lawsuit. KSL Newsradio's Amanda Dickson asked her guests on A Woman's View what they think of the decision by the legislature and the lawsuit it sparked. Her guests this week include Susan Wood, Director of Communications for the Utah League of Cities and Towns, Luz Lewis Perez, Director of Development for the Kidney Foundation for Utah and Idaho, and Crystal Young, Executive Director of the Utah Cultural Alliance. 

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  • March 25, 2022

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

    We saw an intense week of questioning of the nominee for the Supreme Court, Judge Ketanji Brown Jackson, before the Senate Judiciary Committee this week. KSL Newsradio's Amanda Dickson asked her guests on A Woman's View for their impressions of the hearings and the nominee. Her guests this week include Susan Wood, Director of Communications for the Utah League of Cities and Towns, Luz Lewis Perez, Director of Development for the Kidney Foundation for Utah and Idaho, and Crystal Young, Executive Director of the Utah Cultural Alliance. 

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  • March 21, 2022

    Romney 2024?

    Has the thought of Mitt Romney running for president again crossed your mind? Would he stand a chance at winning the Republican nomination or is Trump the shoe-in? KSL Newsradio's Amanda Dickson wanted to get some feedback from her guests on A Woman's View. Her guests this week include Representative Candice Pierucci, author and speaker Ganel-Lyn Condie, and nurse Shauna Cheshire. 

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  • March 18, 2022

    The unique importance and bravery of war correspondents

    We have seen several members of the press be killed in Ukraine thus far, both American and from other countries. It is so painfully obvious how important their role is in light of Putin's lies and propaganda. KSL Newsradio's Amanda Dickson talked about the bravery of war correspondents with her guests on A Woman's View. Her guests this week include Representative Candice Pierucci, nurse Shauna Cheshire and author Ganel-Lyn Condie. 

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  • March 18, 2022

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

    Ukrainian President Volodymyr Zelensky has asked our country for a no-fly zone over his country, calling his request for a "humanitarian no-fly zone." KSL Newsradio's Amanda Dickson asked her guests on A Woman's View whether a fear of Putin's using a nuclear weapon is enough to keep us from taking that step. Her guests this week include Representative Candice Pierucci, nurse Shauna Cheshire and author Ganel-Lyn Condie. 

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  • March 18, 2022

    Ukrainian President Zelensky's plea to Congress

    Americans were moved by Ukrainian President's Volodymyr Zelensky's address to Congress this week. He reminded us of our history and asked President Biden to be the leader of peace. KSL Newsradio's Amanda Dickson asked her guests on A Woman's View to share their reactions to his pleas for more help. Her guests this week include Representative Candice Pierucci, nurse Shauna Cheshire and author Ganel-Lyn Condie. 

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  • March 11, 2022

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

    Senator Rand Paul was here in Salt Lake City at an event for Senator Mike Lee. They talked about what they called "tyranny of expertise" in relation to Dr. Fauci. KSL Newsradio's Amanda Dickson asked her guests on A Woman's View if they see the advice of experts as a tyranny. Her guests this week include Michelle Arnold, professor of physics at Weber State University and Trish Hatch, administrator of the Clark and Christine Ivory Foundation. 

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  • March 11, 2022

    Should transgender girls be allowed to compete in sports?

    Is it fair for transgender girl athletes to compete in sports? The Utah legislature passed a bill that would prohibit their participation in competitive sports in public schools. Is this the right decision? Is their unfair advantage more important than their mental health? KSL Newsradio's Amanda Dickson asks her guests on A Woman's View. Her guests this week include Michelle Arnold, professor of physics at Weber State University and Trish Hatch, administrator of the Clark and Christine Ivory Foundation. 

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  • March 11, 2022

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

    How much profit is enough profit for the oil companies? An economic expert told KSL Newsradio's Amanda Dickson that everything over $50 a barrel is pure profit, so is it reasonable to ask the oil companies to reduce their profit when oil is $110 a barrel? Isn't it a matter of national security when the American people are suffering this much? Amanda asked her guests on A Woman's View to chime in on this issue. Her guests this week include Michelle Arnold, professor of physics at Weber State University and Trish Hatch, administrator of the Clark and Christine Ivory Foundation. 

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  • March 11, 2022

    Thoughts as we watch another Iron Curtain try to close

    So many of us are focused daily on what's happening in Ukraine. We watch in awe the courage of the Ukrainians and the horror of the Russian army targeting hospitals. KSL Newsradio's Amanda Dickson wanted to get her guests' thoughts on this topic on A Woman's View. Her guests this week include Michelle Arnold, professor of physics at Weber State University and Trish Hatch, administrator for the Clark and Christine Ivory Foundation. 

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  • March 7, 2022

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

    There was a Die with Dignity bill before the Utah legislature this year that didn't go anywhere. KSL Newsradio's Amanda Dickson wanted to ask her guests how they feel about having a law that would allow people with a terminal illness to have some say about how they leave this life. Her guests this week include Meghan Holbrook, Senior Vice President in the Office of the President of Zions Bank, Ann House, Director of the Financial Wellness Center at the University of Utah, and Lois Collins, journalist and columnist with the Deseret News. 

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  • March 7, 2022

    We worry about gas prices, but not gas policy.

    With a war in Europe and the pandemic not quite over, it may be understandable that the world didn't focus on the UN climate report this past week. And yet, the war will end and the pandemic is ending, but the climate change threat is reaching a point of no return. When will it be important enough to get our attention? KSL Newsradio's Amanda Dickson wanted to get her guests' thoughts on the topic. Her guests this week include Meghan Holbrook, Senior Vice President in the Office of the President of Zions Bank, Ann House, Director of the Financial Wellness Center at the University of Utah, and Lois Collins, journalist and columnist with the Deseret News. 

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  • March 7, 2022

    Impressions of the State of the Union

    President Biden's State of the Union speech had a number of notable moments, the most important of which was the sense of unity showed for our support of Ukraine. KSL Newsradio's Amanda Dickson talked about the healing feeling she experienced from seeing the hall stand together and applaud anything. She asked her guests what their impressions were of the speech and the evening. Her guests this week include Meghan Holbrook, Senior Vice President in the Office of the President of Zions Bank, Ann House, Director of the Financial Wellness Center at the University of Utah, and Lois Collins, journalist and columnist with the Deseret News. 

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  • March 7, 2022

    All glory to Ukraine!

    The world has been inspired watching the people of Ukraine fight to protect their homeland against the Russian army. KSL Newsradio's Amanda Dickson asked her guests on A Woman's View what their thoughts are as they watch the tragedy unfolding there and the response from people around the world. Her guests this week include Meghan Holbrook, Senior Vice President in the Office of the President of Zions Bank, Ann House, Director of the Financial Wellness Center at the University of Utah, and Lois Collins, journalist and columnist with the Deseret News. 

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  • February 28, 2022

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

    A 4-year-old boy picked up a gun and shot at police officers in a McDonald's parking lot. He was directed by his father to do so. The officers did not return fire because, with their amazing reflexes, they saw it was a child. There are so many layers of tragedy here. KSL Newsradio's Amanda Dickson looked to her guests on A Woman's View for insight. Her guests this week include Kathy Nelson with Salt Lake County Aging and Adult Services, Shauna Scott-Bellaccomo, past president of the Utah Women's Lobby and Women's State Legislative Council and Liz Sollis, Associate Director of Community Engagement for Salt Lake County Parks and Recreation. 

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  • February 28, 2022

    The murder of Ahmaud Arbery - a modern day lynching

    Ahmaud Arbery's killers were convicted last week of hate crimes in federal court. They had already been convicted of murdering him. The killing of this man who was jogging through a neighborhood has been described as a "modern day lynching," and KSL Newsradio's Amanda Dickson wanted the response of her guests on A Woman's View. Her guests this week include Kathy Nelson with Salt Lake County Aging and Adult Services, Shauna Scott-Bellaccomo, past president of the Utah Women's Lobby and Women's State Legislative Council and Liz Sollis, Associate Director of Community Engagement for Salt Lake County Parks and Recreation. 

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  • February 28, 2022

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

    What did WWII teach us about when and how we should respond to a dictator's trying to take over a neighbor? Is there a right or wrong answer? KSL Newsradio's Amanda Dickson put this question to her guests on A Woman's View. Her guests this week include Kathy Nelson with Salt Lake County Aging and Adult Services, Shauna Scott-Bellaccomo, past president of the Utah Women's Lobby and Women's State Legislative Council and Liz Sollis, Associate Director of Community Engagement for Salt Lake County Parks and Recreation. 

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  • February 28, 2022

    Some Ukrainians have nicknamed Putin "Putler" after Hitler.

    In the early days of the Russian invasion of Ukraine, all of us who love freedom are mortified. We pray daily for the Ukrainians. We wonder what can bring peace to that part of the world. How will the world deal with this bully? KSL Newsradio's Amanda Dickson asked her guests on A Woman's View how they see this tragedy in its early days. Her guests this week include Kathy Nelson with Salt Lake County Aging and Adult Services, Shauna Scott-Bellaccomo, past president of the Utah Women's Lobby and Women's State Legislative Council and Liz Sollis, Associate Director of Community Engagement for Salt Lake County Parks and Recreation. 

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  • February 21, 2022

    Should members of Congress be allowed to own stock?

    Should you be able to buy and sell stock if you are serving in Congress? Every member of Congress is privy to information that the rest of the public is not privy to in some form, whether classified or not. We are not briefed by experts in the agriculture or foreign affairs or economics or transportation fields. If members trade on that knowledge, isn't that unfair? KSL Newsradio's Amanda Dickson wanted to find out how her guests on A Woman's View felt about that. Her guests this week included Cherie Call, singer and songwriter, Cathleen Sparrow, Executive Director of the Anne Arundel County Public Library Foundation, and dating coach Kristin Sokol.

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  • February 21, 2022

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

    There are doctors in Canada who are prescribing visits to Canada's national parks. Can you imagine doctors doing that here? Instead of a anti-anxiety medication, your doctor writes a note saying you should go to Zions for a day? KSL Newsradio's Amanda Dickson wanted to find out how her guests on A Woman's View felt about that. Her guests this week included Cherie Call, singer and songwriter, Cathleen Sparrow, Executive Director of the Anne Arundel County Public Library Foundation, and dating coach Kristin Sokol.

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  • February 21, 2022

    Utah's Clean Slate Law gives Utahans second chances.

    Utah's Clean Slate Law went into effect last week. It automatically wipes minor offenses off of someone's record. KSL Newsradio's Amanda Dickson is a believer in second chances and likes this law. She wanted to find out how her guests on A Woman's View felt about it. Her guests this week included Cherie Call, singer and songwriter, Cathleen Sparrow, Executive Director of the Anne Arundel County Public Library Foundation, and dating coach Kristin Sokol.

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  • February 21, 2022

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

    Unions are having a resurgence among younger workers. Generation Z workers are organizing at Starbucks and other places, wanting someone to represent them to management. KSL Newsradio's Amanda Dickson wanted to find out how her guests on A Woman's View felt about that. Her guests this week included Cherie Call, singer and songwriter, Cathleen Sparrow, Executive Director of the Anne Arundel County Public Library Foundation, and dating coach Kristin Sokol. 

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  • February 11, 2022

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

    Valentine's Day often focuses on romantic love, but KSL Newsradio's Amanda Dickson wants to broaden it to focus on love of all kinds. Love of family, friends, neighbors, children. She asks her guests on A Woman's View how they see the love holiday. Her guests this week include Francine Gianni, former Executive Director of the Department of Commerce, Robin Ebmeyer, UVU's Director of Emergency Management and Safety and Andrea Jensen, Asthma Program Coordinator for the Utah County Health Department. 

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  • February 11, 2022

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

    We learned this week that the Utah legislature will pass tax cuts in the form of income tax cuts rather than removing the tax on food. Their reason is that they want to give a hand up, not a hand out. KSL Newsradio's Amanda Dickson wanted to ask her guests on A Woman's View whether they agreed with that philosophy. Her guests this week include Francine Gianni, former Executive Director of the Department of Commerce, Robin Ebmeyer, UVU's Director of Emergency Management and Safety and Andrea Jensen, Asthma Program Coordinator for the Utah County Health Department. 

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  • February 11, 2022

    How do we keep misinformation from blocking progress and people?

    There was a bill before the Utah legislature that would have adopted digital driver licenses in Utah, but at the hearing, many citizens showed up and spoke out passionately against the bill because they believe it is part of a nefarious UN plot. Seriously. The bill got killed because of them. How do we stop misinformation from having this kind of effect on progress and on people? KSL Newsradio's Amanda Dickson put this question to her guests on A Woman's View. Her guests this week include Francine Gianni, former Executive Director of the Department of Commerce, Robin Ebmeyer, UVU's Director of Emergency Management and Safety and Andrea Jensen, Asthma Program Coordinator for the Utah County Health Department. 

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  • February 11, 2022

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

    Have you been caught up in the winter Olympics? If not before, did Nathan Chen's gold medal performance feed your soul - to see the joy on his face? KSL Newsradio's Amanda Dickson wanted to check in with her guests on A Woman's View. Her guests this week include Francine Gianni, former Executive Director of the Department of Commerce, Robin Ebmeyer, UVU's Director of Emergency Management and Safety and Andrea Jensen, Asthma Program Coordinator for the Utah County Health Department. 

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  • February 4, 2022

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

    Are you as excited about this Olympics? The cooled relations with China and the pandemic throw a little bit of a wet blanket on the games, but if we look in the faces of the athletes, we'll remember the hope for the world that is present whenever the world comes together for this miraculous event. KSL Newsradio's Amanda Dickson talks about the magic that is the Olympic Games with her guests on A Woman's View. Her guests this week include Dr. Laurie Sakaeda, licensed psychologist and founder of A Helping Hoof, Barbara Smith, Director of Communications at Utah Valley University and Emerson Oligschlaeger, assignment editor for the KSL/DMC combined newsroom. 

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  • February 4, 2022

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

    We've had several instances of book banning in public schools recently, one involving the book Maus, one involving To Kill a Mockingbird. KSL Newsradio's Amanda Dickson wanted to get her guests' perspective on what content is age appropriate and when it's a good idea to have uncomfortable conversations with our kids or have them read uncomfortable content? Her guests this week include Dr. Laurie Sakaeda, licensed psychologist and founder of A Helping Hoof, Barbara Smith, Director of Communications at Utah Valley University and Emerson Oligschlaeger, assignment editor for the KSL/DMC combined newsroom. 

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  • February 4, 2022

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

    We saw Miss USA 2019 die by suicide this week. This woman who appeared to have everything took her own life, and KSL Newsradio's Amanda Dickson wanted to talk about how difficult it is to understand suicide with her guests on A Woman's View. Her guests this week include Dr. Laurie Sakaeda, licensed psychologist and founder of A Helping Hoof, Barbara Smith, Director of Communications at Utah Valley University and Emerson Oligschlaeger, assignment editor for the KSL/DMC combined newsroom. 

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  • February 4, 2022

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

    This was an unsettling week in the world. We saw U.S. Special Forces sent in to kill the worldwide leader of ISIS. And we saw 3,000 U.S. troops sent to Eastern Europe to support NATO forces, should there be a conflict with Russia. KSL Newsradio's Amanda Dickson wanted to ask her guests on A Woman's View what their thoughts are about what they see in the world. Her guests this week include Dr. Laurie Sakaeda, licensed psychologist and founder of A Helping Hoof, Barbara Smith, Director of Communications at Utah Valley University and Emerson Oligschlaeger, assignment editor for the KSL/DMC combined newsroom. 

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  • 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 week include Pamela Atkinson, community advocate and senior advisor to Governor Spencer Cox, Lisa Walker, certified athletic trainer and teacher at Springville High School, and Afton January, communications manager at Salt Lake County Aging and Adult Services. 

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  • 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 Dickson wonders if maybe the country's mayors will be the ones to address the issue of gun violence. She wanted to get input from her guests on A Woman's View. Her guests this week include Pamela Atkinson, community advocate and senior advisor to Governor Spencer Cox, Lisa Walker, certified athletic trainer and teacher at Springville High School, and Afton January, communications manager at Salt Lake County Aging and Adult Services. 

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  • 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 Newsradio's Amanda Dickson wanted to get input from her guests on A Woman's View. Her guests this week include Pamela Atkinson, community advocate and senior advisor to Governor Spencer Cox, Lisa Walker, certified athletic trainer and teacher at Springville High School, and Afton January, communications manager at Salt Lake County Aging and Adult Services. 

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  • 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? KSL Newsradio's Amanda Dickson wanted to get input from her guests on A Woman's View. Her guests this week include Pamela Atkinson, community advocate and senior advisor to Governor Spencer Cox, Lisa Walker, certified athletic trainer and teacher at Springville High School, and Afton January, communications manager at Salt Lake County Aging and Adult Services. 

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  • 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 Newsradio's Amanda Dickson wanted to ask her guests on A Woman's View what they would do. Her guests this week include Jeanetta Williams, President of the Salt Lake Branch of the NAACP and NAACP Tri-State Conference of Idaho, Nevada and Utah, author, speaker and columnist Linda Eyre, and Molly Miller, founder of Miller Media and Communications. 

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  • 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's View to get their take. Her guests this week include Jeanetta Williams, President of the Salt Lake Branch of the NAACP and NAACP Tri-State Conference of Idaho, Nevada and Utah, author, speaker and columnist Linda Eyre, and Molly Miller, founder of Miller Media and Communications. 

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  • 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 Dickson wanted to get her guests' opinion on the legislature's action. Her guests this week include Jeanetta Williams, President of the Salt Lake Branch of the NAACP and NAACP Tri-State Conference of Idaho, Nevada and Utah, author, speaker and columnist Linda Eyre, and Molly Miller, founder of Miller Media and Communications. 

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  • 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 or health emergencies in general. KSL Newsradio's Amanda Dickson wanted to get some feedback from her guests on whether the legislature should be overruling local health departments and elected officials on these matters. Her guests this week include Jeanetta Williams, President of the Salt Lake Branch of the NAACP and NAACP Tri-State Conference of Idaho, Nevada and Utah, Linda Eyre, author speaker and columnist, and Molly Miller, founder of Miller Media and Communications.

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  • 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 everywhere. Her guest this week is public policy consultant Erin Jemison.

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  • 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 reevaluating the formula. KSL Newsradio's Amanda Dickson wanted to get some insight from her guest on A Woman's View on what the underlying reason is for why people of color are more likely to be hospitalized. She had two guests call in sick or in crisis over Covid this week, which is reflective of what's happening everywhere. Her guest this week is public policy consultant Erin Jemison.

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  • 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 theories is an important part of that committee's role? Also, Senator Mike Lee compares the January 6th rioters to the rioters of the summer of 2020 after the murder of George Floyd. Do you equate those two? Amanda had two guests call in sick or in crisis over Covid this week, which is reflective of what's happening everywhere. Her guest this week is public policy consultant Erin Jemison.

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  • 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 crisis over Covid this week, which is reflective of what's happening everywhere. Her guest this week is public policy consultant Erin Jemison.

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  • 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 see in the new year. Her guests this week include Dr. Susan Madsen, the Karen Huntsman Professor of Leadership in the Jon M. Huntsman School of Business at Utah State University and founding Director of Utah Women and Leadership Project, Sally Dietlein, Executive Producer at Hale Center Theater, and Sue Lang Panoke, Senior Vice President of Diversity, Equity and Inclusion at Zions Bank.

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  • 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? But you're a cute, little blonde thing. You can't be a mayor!" KSL Newsradio's Amanda Dickson has Dr. Madsen explain the research and gets reaction from her other guests on A Woman's View. Her guests this week include Dr. Susan Madsen, the Karen Huntsman Professor of Leadership in the Jon M. Huntsman School of Business at Utah State University and founding Director of Utah Women and Leadership Project, Sally Dietlein, Executive Producer at Hale Center Theater, and Sue Lang Panoke, Senior Vice President of Diversity, Equity and Inclusion at Zions Bank.

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  • 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 View. Her guests this week include Dr. Susan Madsen, the Karen Huntsman Professor of Leadership in the Jon M. Huntsman School of Business at Utah State University and founding Director of Utah Women and Leadership Project, Sally Dietlein, Executive Producer at Hale Center Theater, and Sue Lang Panoke, Senior Vice President of Diversity, Equity and Inclusion at Zions Bank.

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  • 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 learned. KSL Newsradio's Amanda Dickson wanted to ask her guests what they thought. Her guests this week include Dr. Susan Madsen, the Karen Huntsman Professor of Leadership in the Jon M. Huntsman School of Business at Utah State University and founding Director of Utah Women and Leadership Project, Sally Dietlein, Executive Producer at Hale Center Theater, and Sue Lang Panoke, Senior Vice President of Diversity, Equity and Inclusion at Zions Bank. 

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  • 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. Her guests this week include Ronda Menlove, former Utah State Representative and Utah State University administrator and professor, Lois Collins, journalist and columnist with the Deseret News, and Robynn Garfield, business owner and mom.

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  • 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. Republicans think the problem facing families is family structure, which includes gay marriage and single parent homes. KSL Newsradio's Amanda Dickson wanted to get more details from the author of the article and reaction from her guests on A Woman's View. Her guests this week include Ronda Menlove, former Utah State Representative and Utah State University administrator and professor, Lois Collins, journalist and columnist with the Deseret News, and Robynn Garfield, business owner and mom.

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  • 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 Amanda Dickson wanted to ask her guests on A Woman's View for their thoughts on his passing and his legacy. Her guests this week include Ronda Menlove, former Utah State Representative and Utah State University administrator and professor, Lois Collins, journalist and columnist with the Deseret News, and Robynn Garfield, business owner and mom.

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  • 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 this week include Ronda Menlove, former Utah State Representative and Utah State University administrator and professor, Lois Collins, journalist and columnist with the Deseret News, and Robynn Garfield, business owner and mom. 

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  • 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 Molly Miller, founder of Miller Media and Communications, Sara Doutre, Director of Special Education Policy at West Ed and Sharon Goodrich, retired Foundation Director at Primary Children's Hospital. 

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  • 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? Her guests this week include Molly Miller, founder of Miller Media and Communications, Sara Doutre, Director of Special Education Policy at West Ed and Sharon Goodrich, retired Foundation Director at Primary Children's Hospital. 

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  • 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 Doutre, Director of Special Education Policy at West Ed and Sharon Goodrich, retired Foundation Director at Primary Children's Hospital. 

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  • 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 Communications, Sara Doutre, Director of Special Education Policy at West Ed and Sharon Goodrich, retired Foundation Director at Primary Children's Hospital. 

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  • 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 Dickson asked her guests on A Woman's View for their take on the initiative. Her guests this week include former Utah State Senator Patrice Arent, Ginette Bott, President and CEO of the Utah Food Bank, and Ashley Thorn, founder of 4 Points Family Therapy. 

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  • 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 refunds and more. KSL Newsradio's Amanda Dickson wanted to get insight on this important issue from her guests on A Woman's View. Her guests this week include former Utah State Senator Patrice Arent, Ginette Bott, President and CEO of the Utah Food Bank, and Ashley Thorn, founder of 4 Points Family Therapy. 

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  • 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 is our best response to the human rights abuses in China. Her guests this week include former Utah State Senator Patrice Arent, Ginette Bott, President and CEO of the Utah Food Bank, and Ashley Thorn, founder of 4 Points Family Therapy. 

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  • 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 deaths of these children? She asked her guests on a Woman's View this difficult question. Her guests this week include former Utah State Senator Patrice Arent, Ginette Bott, President and CEO of the Utah Food Bank, and Ashley Thorn, founder of 4 Points Family Therapy. 

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  • 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 had one . . . KSL Newsradio's Amanda Dickson knows politicians snipe at each other, but this feels different. She wants wisdom from her guests. Her guests this week include Cassie Bingham, Program Director of Utah Valley University's Center for Social Impact, Andrea Himoff, senior advisor on the Becky Edwards for U.S. Senate campaign, and Dr. Delania Tonks, Principal of Mountain Heights Academy.

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  • 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 of that video, but no parents or police knew of it (that we know of now.) KSL Newsradio's Amanda Dickson asks her guests on A Woman's View what they saw when they saw this. Her guests this week include Cassie Bingham, Program Director of Utah Valley University's Center for Social Impact, Andrea Himoff, senior advisor on the Becky Edwards for U.S. Senate campaign, and Dr. Delania Tonks, Principal of Mountain Heights Academy.

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  • 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 the right balance of rights - the right balance of the woman's rights with the rights of the state to protect the unborn child. Her guests this week include Cassie Bingham, Program Director of Utah Valley University's Center for Social Impact, Andrea Himoff, senior advisor on the Becky Edwards for U.S. Senate campaign, and Dr. Delania Tonks, Principal of Mountain Heights Academy.

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  • 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 should be legal, and if so when. Her guests this week include Cassie Bingham, Program Director of Utah Valley University's Center for Social Impact, Andrea Himoff, senior advisor on the Becky Edwards for U.S. Senate campaign, and Dr. Delania Tonks, Principal of Mountain Heights Academy. 

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  • 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 of Smedley Financial, Nancy Lord, Former Utah Republican National Committeewoman and Lori Midgeley, Director with SHEROESUnited.Org. 

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  • 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 wanted to find out how her guests felt about the bill from her guests on A Woman's View. Her guests this weekend include Sharla Jessop, President of Smedley Financial, Nancy Lord, Former Utah Republican National Committeewoman and Lori Midgeley, Director with SHEROESUnited.Org. 

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  • 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 wanted to hear from her guests on A Woman's View to see how they felt. Her guests this weekend include Sharla Jessop, President of Smedley Financial, Nancy Lord, Former Utah Republican National Committeewoman and Lori Midgeley, Director with SHEROESUnited.Org. 

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  • 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 just Salt Lake's problem. KSL Newsradio's Amanda Dickson asked her guests on A Woman's View for their wisdom on how to approach this complicated problem. Her guests this week include Kathy Aiken, long time sportscaster for KSL TV and founder of The Forget Me Not Project, Katie Matheson, Deputy Director of Better Utah, and Kathy Nelson with Salt Lake County Aging and Adult Services. 

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  • 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 Aiken, long time sportscaster for KSL TV and founder of The Forget Me Not Project, Katie Matheson, Deputy Director of Better Utah, and Kathy Nelson with Salt Lake County Aging and Adult Services. 

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  • 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 guests on A Woman's View. Her guests this week include Kathy Aiken, long time sportscaster for KSL TV and founder of The Forget Me Not Project, Katie Matheson, Deputy Director of Better Utah, and Kathy Nelson with Salt Lake County Aging and Adult Services. 

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  • 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 invited only if you're vaccinated. Is that an issue in your family? KSL Newsradio's Amanda Dickson wanted to know if it is for her guests on A Woman's View. Her guests this week include Kathy Aiken, long time sportscaster for KSL TV and founder of The Forget Me Not Project, Katie Matheson, Deputy Director of Better Utah, and Kathy Nelson with Salt Lake County Aging and Adult Services. 

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