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

  • June 11, 2021

    The hope of a new Alzheimer's drug

    When we learned this week about the approval of a new drug that treats Alzheimer's patients, that gave so many hope. KSL Newsradio's Amanda Dickson wanted to get her guests impressions of this news. Her guests this week include Kathy Aiken, long time sportscaster with KSL TV and founder of The Forget Me Not Project, Ganel-Lyn Condie, author, speaker and host of The Middle and Real Talk, and Andrea Jensen, Asthma Program Coordinator with the Utah County Health Department. 

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  • June 11, 2021

    Don't you wish you paid the same % of income tax the rich do?

    We learned this week through a leak from the IRS that the richest Americans pay almost nothing in income tax. KSL Newsradio's Amanda Dickson asked her guests on A Woman's View how that made them feel? She also brings up the difficult topic of how they talk to their family and friends about racism. Her guests this week include Kathy Aiken, long time sportscaster with KSL TV and founder of The Forget Me Not Project, Ganel-Lyn Condie, author, speaker and host of The Middle and Real Talk, and Andrea Jensen, Asthma Program Coordinator with the Utah County Health Department. 

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  • June 11, 2021

    What we can all do to help the drought

    We haven't been in a drought this bad since the 1970's. So what do we do - each one of us? There is so much we can do, and when you add our individual efforts together, the aggregate is meaningful. KSL Newsradio's Amanda Dickson gets wisdom from her guests this week on A Woman's View. Her guests this week include Kathy Aiken, long time sportscaster with KSL TV and founder of The Forget Me Not Project, Ganel-Lyn Condie, author, speaker and host of The Middle and Real Talk, and Andrea Jensen, Asthma Program Coordinator with the Utah County Health Department. 

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  • June 11, 2021

    Do you have enough awe in your life?

    KSL Newsradio's Amanda Dickson read an article in USA Today this week that said there is an emotion that will make us both healthier and happier and that emotion is awe. Do we have enough awe in our lives? She puts that question to her guests this week 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, Ganel-Lyn Condie, author, speaker and Host of The Middle and Real Talk, and Andrea Jensen, Asthma Program Coordinator for the Utah County Health Department. 

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  • June 4, 2021

    Advice for the Class of 2021

    KSL Newsradio's Amanda Dickson asked her guests on A Woman's View this week if they might have some words of wisdom for the Class of 2021. Her guests are Dr. Tamara Sheffield, Medical Director of Community Health and Prevention with Intermountain Health Care and Robbyn Scribner, Co-Founder of Tech Moms.

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  • June 4, 2021

    Are these voting laws protecting party or people?

    As we watch Republican backed voting laws pop up around the country, and the Democrat backed For the People Act in Congress, KSL Newsradio's Amanda Dickson asks are these voting laws protecting party or people? Isn't the ultimate goal to protect the power of the people to vote, and if the law protects that, it's a positive thing. Amanda gets input from her guests this week on A Woman's View. Her guests are Dr. Tamara Sheffield, Medical Director of Community Health and Prevention with Intermountain Health Care and Robbyn Scribner, Co-Founder of Tech Moms.

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  • June 4, 2021

    What did Naomi Osaka teach us going forward?

    We watched tennis player Naomi Osaka withdraw from the French Open after she declined to speak to the media as required after her matches. She told us later that she was protecting her mental health. KSL Newsradio's Amanda Dickson has such empathy for Naomi's situation and asks her guests on A Woman's View how we can do better going forward. Her guests are Dr. Tamara Sheffield, Medical Director of Community Health and Prevention with Intermountain Health Care and Robbyn Scribner, Co-Founder of Tech Moms.

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  • June 4, 2021

    2 Groups Are Still At Risk - Children and Unvaccinated

    There are two groups that are still at risk at this stage of the Covid pandemic - children and the unvaccinated. KSL Newsradio's Amanda Dickson wanted her guests on A Woman's View to speak to that issue. Her guests this week are Dr. Tamara Sheffield, Medical Director of Community Health and Prevention with Intermountain Health Care and Robbyn Scribner, Co-Founder of Tech Moms. 

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  • May 28, 2021

    Summer read and binge watching recommendations

    As school gets out and we head into the summer season, we all need good binge watching and reading recommendations. KSL Newsradio's Amanda Dickson asks her guests for their latest favorites. Her guests this week include State Representative Candice Pierucci, singer/songwriter and teacher of singer/songwriters Cherie Call and Shantel McBride, hospice and hospital chaplain and grief counselor.

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  • May 28, 2021

    Who do you see leading the Republican party going forward?

    A poll in USA Today said that 25% of Americans and 53% of Republicans say Donald Trump is still the true president. KSL Newsradio's Amanda Dickson asks her guests on A Woman's View for their perspective on this poll. Her guests this week include State Representative Candice Pierucci, singer/songwriter and teacher of singer/songwriters Cherie Call and Shantel McBride, hospice and hospital chaplain and grief counselor.

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  • May 28, 2021

    What is infrastructure? Getting something done in D.C.

    What is infrastructure? Is it limited to what was traditionally infrastructure - roads, bridges, rail, etc.? Or does it include schools, replacing lead water pipes, installing electric vehicle charging stations? KSL Newsradio's Amanda Dickson puts this question to guests this week on A Woman's View. Her guests this week include State Representative Candice Pierucci, singer/songwriter and teacher of singer/songwriters Cherie Call and Shantel McBride, hospice and hospital chaplain and grief counselor.

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  • May 28, 2021

    Phil Mickelson - is 50 the new 40 or even 30?

    Even if you're not a golf fan, you could be inspired by Phil Mickelson winning the PGA Championship at age 50. Is 50 the new 40 or even 30? Are we doing more at older ages than we used to? KSL Newsradio's Amanda Dickson talks about this topic with her guests this week on A Woman's View. Her guests this week include State Representative Candice Pierucci, singer/songwriter and teacher of singer/songwriters Cherie Call and Shantel McBride, hospice and hospital chaplain and grief counselor. 

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  • May 21, 2021

    Will you buy an electric vehicle? Why or why not?

    Are you interested in buying an electric vehicle? What affects your decision? Do you consider adding EV charging stations across the country part of infrastructure as President Biden does? KSL Newsradio brings up these topics with her guests on A Woman's View. Her guests include Francine Gianni, former Executive Director of the Utah Department of Commerce, Ann House, coordinator of the Personal Money Management Center for the University of Utah and Lois Collins, reporter and columnist with the Deseret News. 

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  • May 21, 2021

    Why are we afraid of teaching children about "racism"?

    The Utah Legislature passed a resolution this week to urge the School Board to ban the teaching of Critical Race Theory. What is that? Can you teach students what racism is without teaching that theory? KSL Newsradio's Amanda Dickson discusses this important topic with her guests on A Woman's View. Her guests include Francine Gianni, former Executive Director of the Utah Department of Commerce, Ann House, coordinator of the Personal Money Management Center for the University of Utah and Lois Collins, reporter and columnist with the Deseret News. 

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  • May 21, 2021

    We can support child care and stay-at-home parents at the same time.

    Senator Romney got off track during a hearing this week on President Biden's Family Act. He thought the witness was saying that children were better raised in a child care situation than with a stay-at-home parent, which was not her point. She was only saying families who HAVE to have their child in daycare are helped when it doesn't take half of their income. KSL Newsradio's Amanda Dickson tries to get to the bottom of the confusion with her guests on A Woman's View. Her guests include Francine Gianni, former Executive Director of the Utah Department of Commerce, Ann House, coordinator of the Personal Money Management Center for the University of Utah and Lois Collins, reporter and columnist with the Deseret News. 

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  • May 21, 2021

    Why is there still no two state solution in the Middle East?

    How do you understand what is happening in Gaza? We can understand the yearning to have a home, to have peace. It is hard for us to sit in judgement form here in the United States. KSL Newsradio's Amanda Dickson asks her guests on A Woman's View what their thoughts are on the topic. Her guests include Francine Gianni, former Executive Director of the Utah Department of Commerce, Ann House, coordinator of the Personal Money Management Center for the University of Utah and Lois Collins, reporter and columnist with the Deseret News. 

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  • May 15, 2021

    Was ousting Liz Cheney cancel culture?

    After Representative Liz Cheney was ousted from her leadership position in the Republican conference in the House of Representatives, some have suggested what happened to her was cancel culture. Is it or is "cancel culture" just a term you use when you don't like what's happening? KSL Newsradio's Amanda Dickson has this interesting conversation with her guests this week on A Woman's View. Her guests this week include Luz Lewis Perez, Director of Communication for the National Kidney Foundation of Utah and Idaho, Barbara Smith, Director of Communication for Utah Valley University, and Shauna Cheshire, Nurse coordinator for the Utah Fetal Center.

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  • May 15, 2021

    How do you feel about vaccinated-only zones?

    There is a restaurant in Salt Lake City that has opened indoor dining to vaccinated only people. They've received a lot of pushback and a lot of applause. KSL Newsradio's Amanda Dickson wondered how her guests would feel on A Woman's View. Her guests this week include Luz Lewis Perez, Director of Communication for the National Kidney Foundation of Utah and Idaho, Barbara Smith, Director of Communication for Utah Valley University, and Shauna Cheshire, Nurse coordinator for the Utah Fetal Center.

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  • May 15, 2021

    Will you have your kids vaccinated when they are eligible?

    The FDA has approved the Covid vaccine for 12-16 year olds now. Will you have your children as young as 12 vaccinated? KSL Newsradio's Amanda Dickson says she will, and she wanted to know how her guests feel about this topic on A Woman's View. Her guests this week include Luz Lewis Perez, Director of Communication for the National Kidney Foundation of Utah and Idaho, Barbara Smith, Director of Communication for Utah Valley University, and Shauna Cheshire, Nurse coordinator for the Utah Fetal Center.

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  • May 15, 2021

    "I'm a Republican, but I'm not that type of Republican."

    We saw Representative Liz Cheney ousted from her leadership role in the Republican conference of the House of Representatives. How do you feel about that, and how do you feel about the way your representatives voted? KSL Newsradio's Amanda Dickson talks about this topic with her guests on A Woman's View. Her guests this week include Luz Lewis Perez, Director of Communication for the National Kidney Foundation of Utah and Idaho, Barbara Smith, Director of Communication for Utah Valley University, and Shauna Cheshire, Nurse coordinator for the Utah Fetal Center.

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  • May 7, 2021

    Happy Mother's Day dear Moms

    Happy Mother's Day dear, dear moms from three moms on A Woman's View. This is a bittersweet day for KSL's Amanda Dickson who didn't have her first child until she was 40 and relates very much to women who do not have children. Amanda talks about mothering and the day with her guests this week - Susan Spiers, CEO of the Utah Association of CPAs, Dr. Michelle Arnold, professor of physics at Weber State University, and Liz Sollis, Associate Division Director of Community Engagement for Salt Lake County Parks and Recreation. 

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  • May 7, 2021

    Bravo to all of our teachers!!!!

    This was Teacher Appreciation Week, so let us add our voices to thank our teachers for the above and beyond work they've done this year to help our kids. Their passion for their students is so evident. KSL Newsradio's Amanda Dickson asks her guests to share their thoughts about teachers on this episode of A Woman's View. They also touch on the new law that allows for a parent to allow their student to take a mental health day with no doctor excuse necessary. Amanda's guests this week include Susan Spiers, CEO of the Utah Association of CPAs, Dr. Michelle Arnold, professor of physics at Weber State University, and Liz Sollis, Associate Division Director of Community Engagement for Salt Lake County Parks and Recreation. 

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  • May 7, 2021

    Why is the U.S. birth rate going down?

    The birth rate in the United States is at the lowest point in 100 years. It's now 1.6 children per woman, not enough to replace the population. KSL Newsradio's Amanda Dickson asks her guests on A Woman's View what they make of the falling birth rate. Her guests this week include Susan Spiers, CEO of the Utah Association of CPAs, Dr. Michelle Arnold, professor of physics at Weber State University, and Liz Sollis, Associate Division Director of Community Engagement for Salt Lake County Parks and Recreation. 

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  • May 7, 2021

    If they're still yelling, you're winning.

    We saw parents start screaming in a Granite School District board meeting this week, angry that their children had to continue to wear masks for the remainder of the school year. KSL Newsradio's Amanda Dickson asks her guests how they feel about the contempt that is too often present in our dialogue. Her guests this week include Liz Sollis, Associate Division Director of Community Engagement for Salt Lake County Parks and Recreation, Susan Spiers, CEO Utah Association of CPAs, and Dr. Michelle Arnold, professor of physics at Weber State University. 

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  • April 30, 2021

    Utah's First Lady Abby Cox's Initiative "Show Up"

    Utah's First Lady Abby Cox has a new initiative called "Show Up." She is encouraging all of us to show up for children in foster care, to show up for social and emotional learning and much more. The First Lady talks about the empathy crisis we're dealing with and how we can model better behavior for our kids. KSL Newsradio's Amanda Dickson asks her to talk about these issues and gets feedback from her other guests, Jeanetta Williams, president of the Salt Lake branch of the NAACP, and Shauna Scott-Bellaccomo, former president of the Women's State Legislative Council. 

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  • April 30, 2021

    Gen Z wants the same thing we did when they grow up - owning a home

    A new survey shows Gen Z wants the same thing we did, and still do, when they grow up. They want to own a home in the suburbs. Will they be able to afford one? KSL Newsradio's Amanda Dickson talks about the affordability of housing for Gen Z with her guests this week on A Woman's View. Her guests this week include Utah's First Lady Abby Cox, Jeanetta Williams, president of the Salt Lake branch of the NAACP, and Shauna Scott-Bellaccomo, former president of the Women's State Legislative Council. 

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  • April 30, 2021

    There is a lot to like in the American Families Act.

    How do you feel about the American Families Act that President Biden is proposing including extending the child tax credit, paying for daycare and paid family and medical leave, universal preschool and more? KSL's Amanda Dickson wanted to get the opinions of her guests this week on A Woman's View. Her guests this week include Utah's First Lady Abby Cox, Jeanetta Williams, president of the Salt Lake branch of the NAACP, and Shauna Scott-Bellaccomo, former president of the Women's State Legislative Council. 

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  • April 30, 2021

    Your Take on President Biden's First Speech to Congress

    President Biden gave his first speech to a joint session of Congress this week. KSL Newsradio's Amanda Dickson wanted to hear from her guests on A Woman's View what their impressions were of the speech. Her guests this week include Utah's First Lady Abby Cox, Jeanetta Williams, president of the Salt Lake branch of the NAACP, and Shauna Scott-Bellaccomo, former president of the Women's State Legislative Council. 

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  • April 23, 2021

    Sleeping too little after 50 can increase risk for dementia

    There was a report out this week that showed sleeping too little after age 50 can increase risk for dementia. This study gave KSL Newsradio's Amanda Dickson great reason for pause. She asked her guests on A Woman's View what they think about it and their own sleep habits. Her guests this week include Robin Ebmeyer, Utah Valley University's Director of Emergency Management and Safety, Trish Hatch, Administrator for the Clark and Christine Ivory Foundation and a Utah Court Appointed Special Advocate (CASA) for Children, and Kristin Sokol who is a dating coach for women over 35. 

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  • April 23, 2021

    How do you feel about withdrawing troops from Afghanistan?

    There are different views on President Biden's decision to withdraw our troops from Afghanistan by September 11, 2021, which will be the 20th anniversary of the attack on America. Even among Utah's delegation, there are differing views. KSL Newsradio's Amanda Dickson asks her guests on A Woman's View how they feel about it. Her guests this week include Robin Ebmeyer, Utah Valley University's Director of Emergency Management and Safety, Trish Hatch, Administrator for the Clark and Christine Ivory Foundation and a Utah Court Appointed Special Advocate (CASA) for Children, and Kristin Sokol who is a dating coach for women over 35. 

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  • April 23, 2021

    It's hard to look at and hard to look away - climate change

    Earth Day was this week, and KSL Newsradio's Amanda Dickson wanted to spend the day (and more) educating herself on the topic of climate change. She started reading and wanted to ask her guests on A Woman's View how they view this difficult topic. Her guests this week include Robin Ebmeyer, Utah Valley University's Director of Emergency Management and Safety, Trish Hatch, Administrator for the Clark and Christine Ivory Foundation and a Utah Court Appointed Special Advocate (CASA) for Children, and Kristin Sokol who is a dating coach for women over 35. 

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  • April 23, 2021

    Justice and accountability for George Floyd and the black community

    When you saw Derek Chauvin be convicted of murder in the death of George Floyd this week, how did you feel? Did you feel, as so many did, like this was justice? Like this was accountability on even a larger scale than just this one case? KSL Newsradio's Amanda Dickson talks about this difficult issue with her guests this week on A Woman's View. Her guests this week include Robin Ebmeyer, Utah Valley University's Director of Emergency Management and Safety, Trish Hatch, Administrator for the Clark and Christine Ivory Foundation and a Utah Court Appointed Special Advocate (CASA) for Children, and Kristin Sokol who is a dating coach for women over 35. 

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  • April 19, 2021

    We can learn so much from our teenagers.

    Governor Cox took time to ask Utah's youth what matters to them, what their issues are. KSL Newsradio's Amanda Dickson thinks that's so important, that we can really learn more from teenagers than we often give them credit for. She asks for opinions on this from her guests this week - Kathy Nelson with Salt Lake County Aging and Adult Services, Crystal Young-Otterstrom, Executive Director of the Utah Cultural Alliance, and Cathleen Sparrow, Executive Director of the Anne Arundel County Public Library Foundation. 

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  • April 19, 2021

    Should we expand the Supreme Court?

    Should we consider adding justices to the Supreme Court? Americans feel very differently about this based on party. KSL Newsradio's Amanda Dickson put the question to her guests this week on A Woman's View. She also asks whether this question would even be coming up had President Obama's nominee for the court, Merrick Garland, been considered back in the last year of his term. Her guests this week include Kathy Nelson with Salt Lake County Aging and Adult Services, Crystal Young-Otterstrom, Executive Director of the Utah Cultural Alliance, and Cathleen Sparrow, Executive Director of the Anne Arundel County Public Library Foundation. 

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  • April 19, 2021

    What is my role in preventing racism in America?

    Racism is an issue for all of us in America. It sometimes comes to a head with law enforcement, but it is an issue for all of us. KSL Newsradio's Amanda Dickson brings up this challenging topic with her guests this week on A Woman's View. Her guests this week include Kathy Nelson with Salt Lake County Aging and Adult Services, Crystal Young-Otterstrom, Executive Director of the Utah Cultural Alliance, and Cathleen Sparrow, Executive Director of the Anne Arundel County Public Library Foundation. 

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  • April 19, 2021

    Should police officers always carry guns?

    After the recent tragic encounters between law enforcement and people of color, the question arises - should police officers carry guns in all circumstances? What about the model used in Great Britain where guns are only used in limited circumstances? KSL's Amanda Dickson discusses this difficult topic with her guests this week on A Woman's View. Her guests this week include Kathy Nelson with Salt Lake County Aging and Adult Services, Crystal Young-Otterstrom, Executive Director of the Utah Cultural Alliance, and Cathleen Sparrow, Executive Director of the Anne Arundel County Public Library Foundation. 

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  • April 9, 2021

    The "Bridge to Nowhere" actually went somewhere - do we need earmarks?

    Amanda Dickson learned this week that the so-called "Bridge to Nowhere" actually went somewhere. It went to an island in Alaska with an airport used by 250,000 people a year. Is it possible these earmarks, monies put aside for one district or another for pet projects, sometimes called pork if you're not in favor of them, are necessary for Washington to work? Amanda puts this topic to her guests this week -  author and speaker Linda Eyre, Sharon Goodrich, retired Foundation Director for Primary Children's Hospital and community volunteer, and Nancy Lord, former Utah Republican National Committeewoman and member of the Bluffdale City Council.

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  • April 9, 2021

    Voting rights and the All Star Game

    Major League Baseball's decision to move the All Star game from Georgia because of their new voting law raised a lot of controversy this week - both support and criticism. KSL Newsradio's Amanda Dickson asked her guests what they thought of the decision, and what they think of the voting law. Should there be a minimum standard that every state must meet for voting rights in this country? Her guests this week include author and speaker Linda Eyre, Sharon Goodrich, retired Foundation Director for Primary Children's Hospital and community volunteer, and Nancy Lord, former Utah Republican National Committeewoman and member of the Bluffdale City Council.

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  • April 9, 2021

    Are kids as worried as their parents about masks in school?

    This weekend we saw the statewide mask mandate go away for everything except schools and large groups over fifty. KSL Newsradio's Amanda Dickson talks about the school exception with her guests on A Woman's View. Is it a good idea to have kids in school continue to wear masks through the last six or eight weeks to finish the school year? Some parents feel very strongly about this issue. Amanda's guests this week include author and speaker Linda Eyre, Sharon Goodrich, retired Foundation Director for Primary Children's Hospital and community volunteer, and Nancy Lord, former Utah Republican National Committeewoman and member of the Bluffdale City Council.

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  • April 9, 2021

    Are we removing Utah's mask mandate too soon or at the right time?

    Utah's statewide mask mandate ends this weekend, with the exception of schools and large gatherings over 50 people. KSL Newsradio's Amanda Dickson explores whether or not this is a good idea or premature with her guests on A Woman's View. Her guests this week include author and speaker Linda Eyre, Sharon Goodrich, retired Foundation Director for Primary Children's Hospital and community volunteer, and Nancy Lord, former Utah Republican National Committeewoman and member of the Bluffdale City Council.

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  • April 3, 2021

    Conference Conversation with Lt. Gov. Deidre Henderson Part 4

    On this General Conference Sunday, KSL Newsradio's Amanda Dickson sits down with Utah's Lieutenant Governor Deidre Henderson. In this segment, they talk about women in politics and why there aren't more women in politics here in Utah. 

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  • April 3, 2021

    Conference Conversation with Lt. Gov. Deidre Henderson Part 3

    On this General Conference Sunday, KSL Newsradio's Amanda Dickson sits down with Utah's Lieutenant Governor Deidre Henderson. In this segment, they talk about how the Lieutenant Governor handles the stress of the pandemic, how her faith plays a role in her life and how politics is replacing religion for so many people. 

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  • April 3, 2021

    Conference Conversation with Lt. Gov. Deidre Henderson Part 2

    On this General Conference Sunday, KSL Newsradio's Amanda Dickson sits down with Utah's Lieutenant Governor Deidre Henderson. In this segment, they talk about her relationship with legislators, her biggest challenge of handling the pandemic and the April 10th mask mandate lifting. 

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  • April 3, 2021

    Conference Conversation with Lt. Gov. Deidre Henderson

    On this General Conference Sunday, KSL Newsradio's Amanda Dickson sits down with Utah's Lieutenant Governor Deidre Henderson. In this segment, they talk about her background, her family, and how she got into politics

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  • March 26, 2021

    "You do the crime, you do the time" isn't good enough any more.

    "You do the crime, you do the time." That simple slogan just doesn't work for us any more. It doesn't acknowledge how unfair the laws are applied. It doesn't look at the effect mass incarceration is having on our nation, on the families of our nation. Other Western nations could truly teach us something on this issue. KSL Newsradio's Amanda Dickson asks her guests this week about criminal justice reform. Her guests this week include Pamela Atkinson, community advocate and senior advisor to Governor Spencer Cox, former legislator Patrice Arent, and Dr. Lisa Stout, urologist with the Summit Urology Group. 

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  • March 25, 2021

    We've got to stop lying to ourselves about our driving

    KSL's Amanda Dickson has been moved by the campaign on the radio that talks about how we have to stop lying to ourselves about our driving - the lies that say "I can text and drive" or "I can speed and drive safely." We have to stop these lies because they're killing people. She wants to know what her guests think of how we get people to change their habits and start saving lives. Her guests this week include Pamela Atkinson, community advocate and senior advisor to Governor Spencer Cox, former legislator Patrice Arent, and Dr. Lisa Stout, urologist with the Summit Urology Group. 

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  • March 25, 2021

    False choice between 2nd Amendment and gun safety laws

    After two mass shootings in a single week, we are all reeling. And the debate about gun safety laws has returned to Washington and to our kitchen tables. It seems to KSL Newsradio's Amanda Dickson that it is a false choice to suggest that we have to choose between respect for the Second Amendment and reasonable gun safety laws. We can have both. Amanda brings up this difficult topic with her guests on A Woman's View. Her guests this week include Pamela Atkinson, community advocate and senior advisor to Governor Spencer Cox, former legislator Patrice Arent, and Dr. Lisa Stout, urologist with the Summit Urology Group. 

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  • March 25, 2021

    Will Senator Romney's idea help the U.S. have more babies?

    The United States has a population problem. Lots of us didn't know that we are below the 2.1 babies per family that we need to maintain our population. So what do we do? Have more babies or bring in immigrants? Senator Mitt Romney wants to give families money to help them with their children so at least money is not the reason families are not having children. KSL Newsradio's Amanda Dickson puts this question to her guests this week on A Woman's View. Her guests this week include Pamela Atkinson, community advocate and senior advisor to Governor Spencer Cox, former legislator Patrice Arent, and Dr. Lisa Stout, urologist with the Summit Urology Group. 

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  • March 19, 2021

    Do you have a little wanderlust?

    Maybe it's being cooped up in her studio for the last year, but KSL Newsradio's Amanda Dickson has a serious case of wanderlust. Do any of you have any desire to get out of Dodge? Amanda asks her guests where they dream of going now that maybe we can . . . soon? Her guests this week include Utah Senator Karen Mayne, former Utah Representative Ronda Menlove and Lori Midgeley, founder of all About Love and with SHEROES United. 

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  • March 19, 2021

    The danger of trading religion for politics

    Governor Cox made such an interesting argument that part of the problem in the country right now is that politics has taken the part of religion. Now if someone disagrees with you right now, they aren't your opponents, they are your enemies. KSL Newsradio's Amanda Dickson asks her guests to speak to this fascinating topic. Her guests this week include Utah Senator Karen Mayne, former Utah Representative Ronda Menlove and Lori Midgeley, founder of all About Love and with SHEROES United. 

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  • March 19, 2021

    Why is the Utah mask mandate ending on April 10th?

    Why is the Utah mask mandate ending on April 10th? The Utah legislature wanted to remove the mandate sooner, but Governor Cox negotiated to extend it to April 10th so more people could get vaccinated before the mandate ended. Is ending the mandate before science indicates we are safe to do so a good idea? KSL Newsradio's Amanda Dickson asks her guests on A Woman's View. Her guests this week include Utah Senator Karen Mayne, former Utah Representative Ronda Menlove and Lori Midgeley, founder of all About Love and with SHEROES United. 

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  • March 19, 2021

    How do we understand the crisis at the border better?

    Imagine how bad the circumstances would have to be before you would send your child across the border WITHOUT YOU? How bad would it have to be before that seemed like a better choice? As we look at the crisis at the border with thousands of children coming across the border unaccompanied, how can we understand the crisis and deal with it better moving forward? KSL Newsradio's Amanda Dickson puts this question to her guests this week on A Woman's View. Her guests this week include Utah Senator Karen Mayne, former Utah Representative Ronda Menlove and Lori Midgeley, founder of all About Love and with SHEROES United. 

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  • March 12, 2021

    Whatever gets you through the pandemic!

    We observed the one year anniversary of Covid being declared a pandemic this week. What has helped get you through the pandemic? KSL Newsradio's Amanda Dickson asks her guests what things they've been relying on. Amanda's guests this week include Lisa Walker, certified athletic trainer, teacher at Springville High School and board member of the Utah Athletic Trainers Association, Erin Jemison, manager of the Crime and Justice Institute, and Christine Cooke Fairbanks, education policy fellow at the Sutherland Institute. 

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  • March 12, 2021

    What did you make of the Prince Harry and Meghan interview?

    Did you see any of the Prince Harry and Meghan Markle interview with Oprah? Is it of interest to you? Do you tend to believe them? What does it say about the monarchy? KSL Newsradio's Amanda Dickson wanted to take the temperature of her guests this week on A Woman's View. Amanda's guests this week include Lisa Walker, certified athletic trainer, teacher at Springville High School and board member of the Utah Athletic Trainers Association, Erin Jemison, manager of the Crime and Justice Institute, and Christine Cooke Fairbanks, education policy fellow at the Sutherland Institute. 

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  • March 12, 2021

    Is it too soon to lift the state mask mandate?

    We've watched Texas and Mississippi lift their statewide mask mandates, and now Utah has announced April 10th as the day ours is lifted. Do you feel comfortable with that? Will you go to places where people are not wearing masks? KSL Newsradio's Amanda Dickson wants to get input from her guests, who are in such different fields. Amanda's guests this week include Lisa Walker, certified athletic trainer, teacher at Springville High School and board member of the Utah Athletic Trainers Association, Erin Jemison, manager of the Crime and Justice Institute, and Christine Cooke Fairbanks, education policy fellow at the Sutherland Institute. 

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  • March 12, 2021

    We'll all benefit from the Covid Relief Bill, but is it good policy?

    President Biden signed the $1.9 trillion Covid Relief package this week. There is no doubt Utahns will benefit from this bill, but that doesn't keep us from asking if the policy is good. KSL Newsradio's Amanda Dickson asks her guests to weigh in on A Woman's View. Amanda's guests this week include Lisa Walker, certified athletic trainer, teacher at Springville High School and board member of the Utah Athletic Trainers Association, Erin Jemison, manager of the Crime and Justice Institute, and Christine Cooke Fairbanks, education policy fellow at the Sutherland Institute. 

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  • March 5, 2021

    Utah is 40th in the nation for women in the state legislature.

    Utah is 40th in the nation for women in the state legislature. That means there are committee meetings frequently where not a single woman is present. Women see things differently, value different things, represent the women and families of the state differently. Amanda Dickson's guests include Dr. Susan Madsen, the Karen Huntsman Professor of Leadership in the Jon M. Huntsman School of Business at Utah State University and Laurel Christensen Day, Vice President of Product and Consumer Experience with Deseret Book. 

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  • March 5, 2021

    Governor Cuomo's apology was not an apology

    KSL Newsradio's Amanda Dickson asks her guests first about whether older teenagers should get to have a voice in voting about who serves on their school boards. Secondly, she asks them how they feel about Governor Andrew Cuomo's being accused several times of sexual harassment and his "apology." Her guests this week include Dr. Susan Madsen, Karen Huntsman Professor of Leadership in the Jon M. Huntsman School of Business at Utah State University and Laurel Christensen Day, Vice President of Product and Consumer Experience with Deseret Book. 

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  • March 5, 2021

    The effects of Covid-19 on Utah women

    Dr. Susan Madsen is in the middle of research on the impact of Covid-19 on Utah women and work. She talks about that on A Woman's View and the women share their personal experiences. KSL Newsradio's Amanda Dickson's guests this week include Dr. Susan Madsen, Karen Huntsman Professor of Leadership in the Jon M. Huntsman School of Business at Utah State University and Laurel Christensen Day, Vice President of Product and Consumer Experience with Deseret Book. 

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  • March 5, 2021

    "We've sacrificed too much to give in now."

    We're learning that we may all have a chance to be vaccinated by April here in Utah, May nationwide. Does that mean we'll be "back to normal" by summer? What do you make of Texas taking away their mask mandate? KSL Newsradio's Amanda Dickson asks her guests where they are on "normal?" Her guests this week include Dr. Susan Madsen, Karen Huntsman Professor of Leadership in the Jon M. Huntsman School of Business at Utah State University and Laurel Christensen Day, Vice President of Product and Consumer Experience with Deseret Book. 

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  • February 26, 2021

    Should a teacher read the "n" word in school?

    This week we had a story of an educator in a Utah school read the "n" word in a book to students. A student was offended and told parents. Parents want a policy so it's not one teacher's decision which differs from another teacher's decision. KSL Newsradio's Amanda Dickson asked for some wisdom from her guest this week. Her guest is Andrea Jensen, Asthma Program Coordinator for the Utah County Heath Department. 

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  • February 26, 2021

    Let's talk about getting the vaccine if you have certain comorbidities.

    KSL Newsradio's Amanda Dickson wanted to talk with her guest this week about the Utahns who are now eligible for the Covid vaccination because of certain comorbidities. Her guest this week is Andrea Jensen, Asthma Program Coordinator with the Utah County Health Department. They also address the challenging question - should employers be able to require employees to get a vaccination, and if so, under what conditions?

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  • February 26, 2021

    Should we boycott the Olympics in China in 2022?

    Senator Mitt Romney said this week that we should not boycott the Olympics in China in 2022 because of their civil rights abuses because of the athletes. The athletes train for years, for their lives, for this one moment, and they may never have it again. She puts this question and more to her guest, Andrea Jensen, the Asthma Program Coordinator for the Utah County Health Department. 

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  • February 26, 2021

    When do you think life will get back to normal?

    We saw an interesting poll this week that asked Utahns "When do you think life will get back to normal?" KSL Newsradio's Amanda Dickson shared the results and then asked her guest what she thought of this "back to normal" business. Her guest this week is Andrea Jensen, Asthma Program Coordinator with the Utah County Health Department. 

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  • February 22, 2021

    VP Kamala Harris' niece can't use her name

    Vice President Kamala Harris' lawyers have asked her niece to stop using her name in any business ventures. It's an interesting question. She IS the niece of the vice president. Can't she tell her own story? But maybe it's just not a good idea to profit in any way from the name while her aunt is in office. KSL Newsradio's Amanda Dickson wanted to get the opinions of her guests this week on A Woman's View. Her guests this week are long time former communications director Heather Barney, principal of Mountain Heights Academy Dr. DeLaina Tonks, and president of Smedley Financial Sharla Jessop. 

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  • February 22, 2021

    Taking the temperature of education - online and in person

    With the fight for in person learning being very much still in the forefront in California and Chicago, KSL Newsradio's Amanda Dickson wanted to bring up where we are in education with her guests this week. Her guests this week are long time former communications director Heather Barney, principal of Mountain Heights Academy Dr. DeLaina Tonks, and president of Smedley Financial Sharla Jessop. 

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  • February 22, 2021

    How do we move forward now?

    Now that the second impeachment of the former president is over, how do we move forward? What are the right steps to take to move the country forward? These are the questions KSL Newsradio's Amanda Dickson asks her guests this week on A Woman's View. Her guests this week are long time former communications director Heather Barney, principal of Mountain Heights Academy Dr. DeLaina Tonks, and president of Smedley Financial Sharla Jessop. 

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  • February 22, 2021

    Mitt Romney for President?

    There was a poll recently that showed Mitt Romney is still on the radar as a 2024 presidential candidate. KSL Newsradio's Amanda Dickson wanted to see how her guests on A Woman's View feel about that topic. Her guests this week are long time former communications director Heather Barney, principal of Mountain Heights Academy Dr. DeLaina Tonks, and president of Smedley Financial Sharla Jessop. 

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  • February 12, 2021

    Black history is our history - a different look at Black History Month.

    KSL Newsradio's Amanda Dickson learned more this year about black history than she did in school or college. Our education failed us on this topic. She has come to understand how this country would not be what it is on any level were it not for the contribution of African Americans. Her guests have wonderful thoughts, too. Her guests this week include Holly Willard, owner of Grand View Family Counseling, Andrea Himoff, former Executive Director of Action Utah, and singer/songwriter Cherie Call. 

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  • February 12, 2021

    Why would the Utah Legislature not want to teach children consent?

    Recently the Utah Legislature turned down a bill that would have added consent to sex education. This seemed like a no brainer to Amanda Dickson - not just for sexual purposes, but for life. Children need to know what consent is. She asked her guests for their thoughts. Her guests this week include Holly Willard, owner of Grand View Family Counseling, Andrea Himoff, former Executive Director of Action Utah, and singer/songwriter Cherie Call. 

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  • February 12, 2021

    Let's keep fewer cars on the road and the air cleaner!

    A teenager in Utah did a school project that proved what we have always known - if there are fewer cars on the road, the air will be cleaner. Now, with this data, what action steps do we take going forward? KSL Newsradio's Amanda Dickson opens this big topic up with her wonderful guests this week on A Woman's View. Her guests this week include Holly Willard, owner of Grand View Family Counseling, Andrea Himoff, former Executive Director of Action Utah, and singer/songwriter Cherie Call. 

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  • February 12, 2021

    How do you interpret what you've seen in the impeachment trial?

    So far, we've seen the House managers put on a compelling case for impeachment of former President Donald Trump. As of the taping of this program, the lawyers for President Trump have not started their defense. We'll have to talk about that next week. But for today, KSL Newsradio's Amanda Dickson asks her guests to comment on what they've seen so far in the trial. Her guests this week include Holly Willard, owner of Grand View Family Counseling, Andrea Himoff, former Executive Director of Action Utah, and singer/songwriter Cherie Call. 

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  • February 5, 2021

    How many Utahns need help with food?

    We've seen lines of people waiting for food, here and around the country. And it changed so quickly in March. People who never needed food before, need food. KSL Newsradio's Amanda Dickson talks with Ginette Bott, Utah Food Bank President and CEO, Ashley Thorn, marriage and family therapist with 4 Points Family Therapy, and Gretchen Day, author of Olivia's Tower - The Building Power of Cells. 

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  • February 5, 2021

    There are ways to catch up for our kids who have lost learning.

    All of our students have been affected by the pandemic, as we have. Many of them have lost ground this year because of their loss of access to their teachers, but there are ways planned for them to catch up. KSL Newsradio's Amanda Dickson talks with her guests this week about students and not just their learning, but their mental health. Her guests this week include Ginette Bott, Utah Food Bank President and CEO, Ashley Thorn, marriage and family therapist with 4 Points Family Therapy, and Gretchen Day, author of Olivia's Tower - The Building Power of Cells. 

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  • February 5, 2021

    Are social media companies public utilities?

    Are conservatives being censored on social media? If they are, and even if they're not, do we need to look at social media companies as public utilities, subject to regulation in the public good? These are the questions on KSL Newsradio's Amanda Dickson's mind. She gets input from her guests this week: Ginette Bott, Utah Food Bank President and CEO, Ashley Thorn, marriage and family therapist with 4 Points Family Therapy, and Gretchen Day, author of Olivia's Tower - The Building Power of Cells. 

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  • February 5, 2021

    Can we see Covid relief through a lens other than party?

    Do you still maintain hope for the bipartisan efforts for Covid relief? Or should we put party aside and just look at it in terms of what people need? KSL Newsradio's Amanda Dickson asked her guests this week how they understand this complicated question. Her guests this week include Ginette Bott, Utah Food Bank President and CEO, Ashley Thorn, marriage and family therapist with 4 Points Family Therapy, and Gretchen Day, author of Olivia's Tower - The Building Power of Cells. 

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  • January 29, 2021

    Is our isolation perpetuating our feeling of division?

    The sales of melatonin have skyrocketed in the last year. Add that to a year when we've not been allowed to hug one another and you have a very challenging mental health situation. Is it possible that our isolation is perpetuating our feeling of division? KSL Newsradio's Amanda Dickson talks about this difficult topic with her guests. Her guests this week are Carrie Moore, Executive Director of the Bradley Center for Grieving Children and Families who also teaches communications at Brigham Young University, Molly Miller, founder of Miller Media & Communications, and Cassie Bingham, Program Director of the Center for Social Impact at Utah Valley University. 

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  • January 29, 2021

    Is government the fix to cancel culture?

    How do we understand the competing values of free speech, truth, free markets and more? We've heard the right talking a lot about "cancel culture" lately. Is the answer having government step in to put guardrails on social media companies? KSL Newsradio's Amanda Dickson puts this tough discussion to her guests. Her guests this week are Carrie Moore, Executive Director of the Bradley Center for Grieving Children and Families who also teaches communications at Brigham Young University, Molly Miller, founder of Miller Media & Communications, and Cassie Bingham, Program Director of the Center for Social Impact at Utah Valley University. 

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  • January 29, 2021

    From the "Big Lie" to radicalization - getting back to truth

    Senator Mitt Romney invited Republicans to stop telling the "Big Lie" that the election was stolen. Perhaps that is where we start to come back to a place where we can agree on facts. KSL Newsradio's Amanda Dickson asks her guests this week on A Woman's View how we invite Americans who have become radicalized to come back to some form of reality. Her guests this week are Carrie Moore, Executive Director of the Bradley Center for Grieving Children and Families who also teaches communications at Brigham Young University, Molly Miller, founder of Miller Media & Communications, and Cassie Bingham, Program Director of the Center for Social Impact at Utah Valley University. 

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  • January 29, 2021

    A teenager turns his father in for being in the riot at the Capitol

    This week we saw an 18-year-old son turn his father in to the FBI because he was afraid for his father and for others. His father was armed and became involved in the riot at the U.S. Capitol that ended in the deaths of 5 people. KSL Newsradio's Amanda Dickson wanted to know how her guests on A Woman's View understood the hard choice this young man made. Her guests this week are Carrie Moore, Executive Director of the Bradley Center for Grieving Children and Families who also teaches communications at Brigham Young University, Molly Miller, founder of Miller Media & Communications, and Cassie Bingham, Program Director of the Center for Social Impact at Utah Valley University. 

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  • January 22, 2021

    So much important work in the 2021 Utah Legislative session

    The 2021 Utah Legislative Session is now underway. Just 45 days to address so many important issues. KSL Newsradio's Amanda Dickson asked her guests what they're following this session. Her guests this week include Susan Wood, Director of Communications for the Utah League of Cities and towns, Sally Deetline, Executive Producer at the Hale Center Theater and Ganel-Lyn Condie, speaker, host and author of 7 books. 

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  • January 22, 2021

    Do you hold President Trump responsible for the violence at the U.S. Capitol?

    Now that President Trump is gone and out of office, do you believe we need to just move on and let any part he played in the attack on the Capitol go, or is accountability important for healing? KSL Newsradio's Amanda Dickson asks her guests where they come down on this difficult issue. Her guests this week are Susan Wood, Director of Communications for the Utah League of Cities and towns, Sally Deetline, Executive Producer at the Hale Center Theater and Ganel-Lyn Condie, speaker, host and author of 7 books. 

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  • January 22, 2021

    What can we do right now, today, for our country?

    KSL Newsradio's Amanda Dickson was remembering President Kennedy's admonition from his inaugural address when he famously said, "Ask not what your country can do for you. Ask what you can do for your country." What is that today? What can we do for our country so that we do not become just a collection of special interest groups but remain a United States, concerned about the common good? Amanda asked her guests about this topic. Her guests this week are Susan Wood, Director of Communications for the Utah League of Cities and towns, Sally Deetline, Executive Producer at the Hale Center Theater and Ganel-Lyn Condie, speaker, host and author of 7 books. 

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  • January 22, 2021

    Did President Biden's call for unity speak to you?

    When you think about the inauguration of Joe Biden in 2021, what will you remember? Will it be his call for unity? Will it be Lady Gaga's singing the national anthem? Will it be the poetry of Amanda Gorman? KSL Newsradio's Amanda Dickson asked her guests on A Woman's View what they will remember from the inauguration this week. Her guests this week are Susan Wood, Director of Communications for the Utah League of Cities and towns, Sally Deetline, Executive Producer at the Hale Center Theater and Ganel-Lyn Condie, speaker, host and author of 7 books. 

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  • January 15, 2021

    Covid-19 may be like the common cold someday.

    The journal Science published a study this week showing that someday when we reach herd immunity, it's possible that Covid-19 may become like the common cold. Until then, we need to continue to take care of each other out of love and duty. KSL Newsradio's Amanda Dickson asks her guests how they feel about the projections for Covid. Her guests this week include Deseret News journalist and columnist Lois Collins, former Executive Director of the Utah Department of Commerce Francine Giani and Nurse Coordinator at the Utah Fetal Center of Primary Children's Hospital Shauna Cheshire. 

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  • January 15, 2021

    Does impeachment serve the good of the American people?

    President Trump was impeached in the House this week, the first president to ever be impeached twice. KSL Newsradio's Amanda Dickson asked her guests on A Woman's View if they believe impeachment serves the good of the people. Her guests this week include Deseret News journalist and columnist Lois Collins, former Executive Director of the Utah Department of Commerce Francine Giani and Nurse Coordinator at the Utah Fetal Center of Primary Children's Hospital Shauna Cheshire. 

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  • January 15, 2021

    "Can we just listen to the other side? Can we genuinely engage?"

    Have you had a conversation with a person you disagree with politically and felt like that person was just spouting talking points and not really talking with you, not hearing you, not responding to you? How do we get to a point where we listen to each other and genuinely engage? KSL Newsradio's Amanda Dickson talks about this topic with her guests on A Woman's View. Her guests this week include Deseret News journalist and columnist Lois Collins, former Executive Director of the Utah Department of Commerce Francine Giani and Nurse Coordinator at the Utah Fetal Center of Primary Children's Hospital Shauna Cheshire. 

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  • January 15, 2021

    "We've been given a new opportunity to unify."

    "What happened on January 6th was not what our Founding Fathers envisioned, and yet it has given us an opportunity to unify." KSL Newsradio's Amanda Dickson asks her guests about their feelings about what happened at the United States Capitol and how they feel about the reports of additional violence. Her guests this week include Deseret News journalist and columnist Lois Collins, former Executive Director of the Utah Department of Commerce Francine Giani and Nurse Coordinator at the Utah Fetal Center of Primary Children's Hospital Shauna Cheshire. 

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  • January 8, 2021

    What's coming up in the 2021 Utah Legislative session?

    The Utah Legislature goes back in session January 19th. KSL Newsradio's Amanda Dickson asks Republican State Representative Candice Pierruci what we can look forward to this year. Access to the session will be much different because of Covid. Covid will affect funding issues, as well. Amanda is also joined by Dr. Tamara Sheffield, Medical Director of Community Health and Prevention with Intermountain Health Care, and Cassie Bingham, Program Director at the Center for Social Impact at Utah Valley University. 

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  • January 8, 2021

    What can I as a citizen do to make my democracy better?

    After watching the turmoil in our country this week, KSL Newsradio's Amanda Dickson found herself wondering - what can I do as a citizen to make my country better? She put that question to her wonderful guests on A Woman's View. Her guests this week include Republican State Representative Candice Pierruci, Dr. Tamara Sheffield, Medical Director of Community Health and Prevention with Intermountain Health Care, and Cassie Bingham, Program Director at the Center for Social Impact at Utah Valley University. 

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  • January 8, 2021

    "We can disagree without hatred and contempt."

    After what happened at the United States Capitol this week, how do we move forward? What do we learn about ourselves and our government? When we look in the mirror, what do we see? KSL Newsradio's Amanda Dickson looks at these important questions this week on A Woman's View. Her guests this week include Republican State Representative Candice Pierruci, Dr. Tamara Sheffield, Medical Director of Community Health and Prevention with Intermountain Health Care, and Cassie Bingham, Program Director at the Center for Social Impact at Utah Valley University. 

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  • January 8, 2021

    "This is not how we lose in a democratic republic."

    It's hard to process what took place at the United States Capitol this week. KSL Newsradio's Amanda Dickson asks her three wonderful guests how they are understanding what took place and how we move forward. Her guests this week include Republican State Representative Candice Pierruci, Dr. Tamara Sheffield, Medical Director of Community Health and Prevention with Intermountain Health Care, and Cassie Bingham, Program Director at the Center for Social Impact at Utah Valley University. 

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  • December 31, 2020

    The only thing we have to fear is fear of the vaccine.

    It seems like we always have to have something to fear - and now it's the vaccine. Let's not allow that fear to keep us from trusting science, from doing the right thing to protect ourselves and each other. KSL Newsradio's Amanda Dickson talks with her guests on A Woman's View about the vaccine, one of whom has already been vaccinated. Her guests include Chaplain Shantel McBride, Robbyn Scribner, Director of Outreach for RizeNext, and Ann House, Coordinator of the Financial Wellness Center at the University of Utah. 

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  • December 31, 2020

    "If ever there were a time to step up . . ."

    In Utah Governor Gary Herbert's final speech as governor, he encouraged us to step up, saying "if ever there was a time to step up, it is now." KSL Newsradio's Amanda Dickson asked her guests on A Woman's View how they understood that admonition. Her guests this week include Chaplain Shantel McBride, Ann House, Coordinator of the Financial Wellness Center at the University of Utah, and Robbyn Scribner, Director of Outreach for RizeNext. 

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  • December 31, 2020

    Tips if you're feeling low

    This time of year - the holidays - can be hard on many people. There is so much expectation that we are joyful, happy, at this time of year, that if we're not, it feels heavy for us and our family. KSL Newsradio's Amanda Dickson asked her guests on A Woman's View to speak to anyone who might be feeling a little low as the holidays end and the new year starts. Her guests this week include Chaplain Shantel McBride, Ann House, Coordinator of the Financial Wellness Center at the University of Utah, and Robbyn Scribner, Director of Outreach for RizeNext. 

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  • December 31, 2020

    Taking stock of 2020

    At the end of year, it's common for us to take stock of the year that's just passed, look at what we've learned and look ahead to the new year. Perhaps that's even more true this year than in other years. KSL Newsradio's Amanda Dickson asks her guests this week on A Woman's View what they've learned this year as they look back and look ahead. Her guests this week include Chaplain Shantel McBride, Ann House, Coordinator of the Financial Wellness Center at the University of Utah, and Robbyn Scribner, Director of Outreach for RizeNext. 

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  • December 18, 2020

    Utah steps forward to address racism with new compact.

    Governor Gary Herbert announced a new compact this week committing us to anti-racist action. He stood with Governor-elect Cox and Gail Miller to acknowledge where we need to see the work that needs to be done. KSL Newsradio's Amanda Dickson asks her guests to talk about this issue and the road ahead. Her guests this week are Cherie Call, singer, songwriter and teacher, Francine Giani, former Executive Director of the Department of Commerce, and Barb Smith, Director of Communications for Utah Valley University.

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  • December 18, 2020

    Have we forgotten how to be the loyal opposition?

    Before Amanda imposes on her guest Cherie Call to sing for everyone, they finish up on the topic of why Utah's Attorney General Sean Reyes chose to join the Texas lawsuit challenging the way four other states conducted their election this year. From that topic they go to the question of - how have we lost the ability to be the loyal opposition? If we lose an election, we become the loyal opposition, serving our nation and our state, but serving until the next election. KSL Newsradio's Amanda Dickson is joined this week by Cherie Call, singer, songwriter and teacher, Francine Giani, former Executive Director of the Department of Commerce, and Barb Smith, Director of Communications for Utah Valley University.

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  • December 18, 2020

    Senator Mike Lee should reconsider the museums for women and Latinos.

    Senator Mike Lee killed the legislation that would have provided for the creation of two additional Smithsonian museums, one to honor the contributions of women and one to honor the contributions of Latinos. He said he thought the museums would divide an already divided nation. KSL Newsradio's Amanda Dickson did not understand his thinking and wondered if her guests could understand it. Her guests this week are Cherie Call, singer, songwriter and teacher, Francine Giani, former Executive Director of the Department of Commerce, and Barb Smith, Director of Communications for Utah Valley University.

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  • December 18, 2020

    "We can't stand in Whoville and hold hands, but we reach out to one another."

    How do you feel the Christmas spirit this year during the pandemic? How do you celebrate when family is far away? How do you bring the spirit into your home? KSL Newsradio's Amanda Dickson talks about the spirit of the holiday with her guests this week on A Woman's View. Her guests this week are Cherie Call, singer, songwriter and teacher, Francine Giani, former Executive Director of the Department of Commerce, and Barb Smith, Director of Communications for Utah Valley University.

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