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Everyday Lives, Everyday Values

The people, values, art, music, movies and books that make Utah unique are featured in this show, hosted by Doug Wright.
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Jun 18, 2017

KSL NewsRadio host Doug Wright talks to Chris Simonson of the Bountiful Rotary Club about their Coats for Kids Car Show. This local charity event aims to help local kids. Since the first Coats for Kids Car Show in 1998, the Rotary Club has been able to provide winter coats, boots, and mittens for at least 8,000 children. 

Jun 11, 2017

Everyday Lives, Everyday Values host Doug Wright interviews Mormon Miracle Pageant President Milt Olsen and counselor Troy Shelly about the history of the annual pageant and why LDS families are still coming to Manti every year to see it. They discuss how to pageant aims to spread the story of the restoration of the Gospel, the Savior, and the Spirit to everyone in attendance. 

 

 

Jun 4, 2017

KSL NewsRadio's Doug Wright interviews author Hank Smith about his new book, Be Happy - Simple Secrets to a Happier Life. They talk about how spirituality and religion can help you achieve happiness and maintain it -- and how being religious and being spiritual are not necessarily mutually exclusive.‚Äč

May 28, 2017

Turning 65 isn't easy. As soon as you start nearing that age, your mailbox will fill with advertisements, fliers, and letters trying to tell you how to navigate your upcoming retirement. It can be very confusing and a lot of people fear falling into a pitfall or scam. Doug Wright talks to Dave Burns of Retirement Health Solutions about what you need to know as you approach retirement. Burns' company is local and works with all insurance plans in the state of Utah. They want to help you understand all of your options. He specializes in customizing Medicare benefits for those currently on or aging into Medicare. If you or a loved one is confused about the different plans and needs help, call 801-855-9711

 

 

 

May 21, 2017

What would happen if J. Golden Kimball, Mark Twain, and Porter Rockwell were to meet up? Doug Wright talks to director John Lyde about his new film, Story Tellers, where American history and Mormon history come face to face. 

Apr 30, 2017

Richard Paul Evans, the #1 best-selling author of the Michael Vey series and The Christmas Box, joins KSL NewsRadio's Doug Wright to talk about his new book, The Broken Road, and how the community has been responding to it. The new novel from the acclaimed writer asks the question, "What if you could start over?" When the protagonist gets his second chance, he then has to decide what to do with it. Evans describes how his own faith as a Mormon shaped his writing in this tale of redemption and grace. 

Apr 23, 2017

KSL NewsRadio's Doug Wright talks with Ganel-Lyn Condie about her new book The Decision That Changed My Life that shares inspiring true stories of Latter Day Saints. Condie explores some of the life-altering choices made by sixteen notable and everyday Latter-day Saints and the chain of events that followed those decisions that affected other people's lives.

Apr 16, 2017

Doug Wright talks to author Ganel-Lyn Condie about her latest book, The Decision That Changed My Life - Inspiring True Stories From Latter-Day Saints. The author of I Can Do Hard Things with God and I Can Forgive with God is back with a new self-help discussion about how even the smallest of decisions can set off a ripple effect of outcomes. The book follows choices made by sixteen Mormons and the chain of events that followed those decisions, from notable members of the LDS faith to ordinary people whose stories may resonate with the listener.

Apr 9, 2017

Host Doug Wright interviews author Dr. Hank Smith about his new book, Be Happy - Simple Secrets to a Happier Life. They talk about how spirituality and religion can help you achieve happiness and maintain it -- and how being religious and being spiritual are not necessarily mutually exclusive. 

Apr 2, 2017

In a special episode for the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints' 187th Annual General Conference, Doug Wright speaks with the current President of BYU Idaho, and soon-to-be President of BYU Pathway Worldwide, Clark Gilbert. They discuss the growth of BYU Idaho and the introduction of BYU Pathway Worldwide as a new way to offer college education to LDS students across the globe.

Mar 26, 2017

Host Doug Wright invites author Kate Holbrook, who is one of the two writers of the book At The Pulpit - 185 Years of Discourses by Ladder-Day Saint Women.  Kate shares with Doug what she and Jennifer Reeder have done to put together this fascinating book.

Mar 19, 2017

BYU Professor and EFY Speaker Brad Wilcox talks to Doug Wright about his newest book, Changed By Grace. Changed by Grace is based on Wilcox's iconic speech at Brigham Young University on the same topic. In this book, Wilcox uses real-life stories from his own experience as a Mormon to show ways Latter-Day Saints can choose to accept Christ's grace in their lives as they strive for understanding.

Feb 26, 2017

Doug interviews Brad Westwood, director of the Utah Division of State History, and Heidi Tak, digital librarian, about the digitization of 171,000 photographs from the Salt Lake Tribune archives.  These photos span over decades of historic moments in the state's history. 

Feb 21, 2017

It's the 50th anniversary of Mr. Mac, a store that has been a tradition in the Wasatch Front for generations. Doug talks to Stewart Christensen about the history of his father's company and the secrets of its success. 

Feb 12, 2017

Doug Wright's guest is author Kathryn Jenkins Gordon about her writings about the more colorful characters in Mormon history.  She shares stories from her book, "In-Laws, Outlaws and Everyone In Between."  

Feb 5, 2017

The world's largest family history and genealogy conference comes to the Salt Palace in Salt Lake City, Utah February 8-11, 2017. Doug Wright talks to Tara Bergeson, Director of Content and Registration and Chad Schumacher, Director of Marketing, about what RootsTech is, and who and what will be seen at the convention, from LeVar Burton, to "Property Brothers" Jonathan and Drew Scott, to family history and DNA detective CeCe Moore, to "Cake Boss" Buddy Valastro. Visit rootstech.org for more information. 

Jan 29, 2017

Author Jeff Benedict joins Doug Wright to discuss his new book, Make A Choice: When You Are At The Intersection of Happiness And Despair, and where he drew inspiration for the seven short stories within. Jeff also co-wrote QB, the biography of former BYU and San Francisco Giants Quarterback Steve Young. 

Jan 22, 2017

Doug Wright talks to Author and Historian Laurel Thatcher Ulrich about her latest book, "A House Full of Females."  This book addresses woman's rights and early Mormonism from 1835-1870, including polygamy in the LDS Church. 

Jan 8, 2017

Doug Wright talks to Author and Historian Laurel Thatcher Ulrich about her latest book, "A House Full of Females."  This book addresses woman's rights and early Mormonism from 1835-1870, including polygamy in the LDS Church. 

Jan 1, 2017

Doug Wright has two interesting guests in studio: Taj Rowland, who was kidnapped from his village at 7 years old and sold to a Christian orphanage, talks about his life.  Also in studio is author Cameron Wright, who wrote a book about Taj's life, called "The Orphan Keeper."

Dec 23, 2016

Music and the Spoken Word is an honored tradition on KSL NewsRadio and the longest running radio program in Utah. Doug Wright talks to Mormon Tabernacle Choir President Ron Jarrett, Conductor Mack Wilberg, and Assistant Ron Gunnell about the joy brought by the choir's Christmas morning broadcast. The Mormon Tabernacle Choir, affectionately called "America's Choir" by President Ronald Reagan and "MoTab" by its generations of fans, has been invited to perform at Donald Trump's inauguration ceremony.

Dec 18, 2016
Congressman Chris Stewart joins Doug Wright to talk about his new book Winter Sky , a novel set in World War II about a lone resistance fighter who is stuck in Poland and caught between the German and Russian armies. His memory was erased by an injury and he fights for his life and to remember who he is. 
Dec 11, 2016

 

Doug Wright talks to Davis County Judge Thomas Kay about his long-held holiday tradition of visiting inmates in the Davis County Jail on Christmas morning. Judge Kay also reads a few of his favorite Christmas poems. 
Dec 4, 2016
Movember -- Doug Wright talks to Dr. Sean Henderson of Utah Valley Urology Clinic about what men need to know during Men's Health Month. It's never too early to take preventative measures and it's never too late to start taking care of your health. 

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