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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.

Sunday, July 23, 2017

  • Pioneer Day
    Religion Today host Martin Tanner speaks with actor James Arington and film maker Ken Cromar about the DVD "Here's Brother Brigham". 
  • Days of '47 Rodeo and Arena
    The Days of ’47 Rodeo is one of Utah’s longest-standing traditions – celebrating Utah’s heritage since 1857. The rodeo, and other Days of ’47 events, commemorate the day – July 24, 1847 – when a determined company of Mormon pioneers realized their dreams upon entering the Great Salt Valley. KSL NewsRadio's Doug Wright talks to Rodeo Chairman Kem Gardner about the events and new stadium. 

Sunday, July 16, 2017

  • Getting to know J. Golden Kimball with Kathy Jenkins Gordon
    KSL NewsRadio's Doug Wright sits down with author Kathy Gordon Jenkins to talk about her book, J. Golden Kimball: The Remarkable Man Behind the Colorful Stories.  Known as the “swearing Apostle,” J. Golden Kimball is just such a character, one whose legacy of colorful language is surpassed only by his fierce loyalty to the gospel. In J. Golden Kimball: The Remarkable Man Behind the Colorful Stories, readers are invited to come to better know this legendary man made famous by his unique humor and powerful testimony. From a chronicle of Kimball’s youthful adventures to the legacy he forged in his more than forty years as a General Authority, gear up for a rollicking ride through the life of one of the liveliest servants of the Lord.

Sunday, July 9, 2017

Sunday, July 2, 2017

  • Jerry Borrowman, author of Compassionate Soldier
    Jerry Borrowman talks to KSL NewsRadio's Doug Wright about his new book, Compassionate Soldier: Remarkable True Stories of Mercy, Heroism, and Honor on the Battlefield. This book tells courageous stories of mercy and compassion that you probably haven't heard yet from the American Revolution to the Iraqi War. These inspirational stories illustrate that even in the midst of unspeakable horrors of war, acts of kindness, mercy, compassion, and humanity can prevail and, in doing so, expand our conventional thinking of honor and battlefield glory.

Sunday, June 18, 2017

  • Coats for Kids Car Show
    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 Utah children. Since the first show in 1998, the Rotary Club has been able to provide winter coats, boots and mittens for at least 8,000 kids in the Beehive State.  

Sunday, June 11, 2017

  • The Mormon Miracle Pageant returns to Manti
    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.     

Sunday, June 4, 2017

  • Be Happy: a Talk with Hank Smith
    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.​

Sunday, May 28, 2017

  • Preparing for Retirement
    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.       

Sunday, May 21, 2017

  • Story Tellers: An Evening with Colorful Characters
    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. 

Sunday, May 14, 2017

Sunday, April 30, 2017

  • The Broken Road
    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. 

Sunday, April 23, 2017

  • The Decision That Changed My Life
    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.

Sunday, April 16, 2017

  • Author Ganel-Lyn Condie - The Decision That Changed My Life
    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.

Sunday, April 9, 2017

  • Be Happy: a Talk with Dr. Hank Smith
    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.