Amy Donaldson

Former Aggies interim athletic director Jerry Bovee releases statement after recent firing

Former Aggies interim athletic director Jerry Bovee releases statement after recent firing

Amy Donaldson, KSL Podcasts  |  Posted July 7 - 3:34 p.m.

One of three Utah State officials fired last week said he did nothing wrong and plans to fight his termination.
'The Letter' Season 2: The anxieties from tragedy

'The Letter' Season 2: The anxieties from tragedy

Amy Donaldson, KSL Podcasts  |  Posted June 4 - 1:02 p.m.

"The Letter Season 2: Ripple Effect" podcast explores what happened after two young fathers were murdered outside an iconic Utah restaurant in 1982.
'The Letter' Season 2: Conversation with a killer

'The Letter' Season 2: Conversation with a killer

Amy Donaldson, KSL Podcasts  |  Posted May 26 - 9:04 p.m.

"The Letter Season 2: Ripple Effect" podcast explores what happened after two young fathers were murdered outside an iconic Utah restaurant in 1982.
'The Letter' Season 2: 'It wasn't me writing it,' victim's sister says

'The Letter' Season 2: 'It wasn't me writing it,' victim's sister says

Amy Donaldson, KSL Podcasts  |  Posted May 19 - 5:34 p.m.

"The Letter Season 2: Ripple Effect" podcast explores what happened after two young fathers were murdered outside an iconic Utah restaurant in 1982.
'The Letter Season 2': Life sentences

'The Letter Season 2': Life sentences

Amy Donaldson, KSL Podcasts  |  Posted May 7 - 7:53 p.m.

"The Letter Season 2: Ripple Effect" podcast explores what happened after two young fathers were murdered outside an iconic Utah restaurant in 1982.
Board votes to change Utah high school rules for transfer, international students

Board votes to change Utah high school rules for transfer, international students

Amy Donaldson, KSL Podcasts  |  Posted May 1 - 8:33 p.m.

The board of the Utah High School Activities Association voted Wednesday to limit the way student-athletes attending Utah schools on F1 visas can participate in sanctioned sports.
'The Letter Season 2': The changing colors of the chameleon

'The Letter Season 2': The changing colors of the chameleon

Amy Donaldson, KSL Podcasts  |  Posted April 30 - 3:46 p.m.

"The Letter Season 2: Ripple Effect" podcast explores what happened after two young fathers were murdered outside an iconic Utah restaurant in 1982.
Big changes proposed for Utah high school sports involving local, international students

Big changes proposed for Utah high school sports involving local, international students

Amy Donaldson, KSL Podcasts  |  Posted April 24 - 3:27 p.m.

Some massive changes could be coming to high school sports in Utah.
'The Letter' Season 2: 'Looks like murder'

'The Letter' Season 2: 'Looks like murder'

Amy Donaldson, KSL Podcasts  |  Posted April 23 - 6:20 a.m.

"The Letter Season 2: Ripple Effect" podcast explores what happened after two young fathers were murdered outside an iconic Utah restaurant in 1982.
Utah proposes ban on international students in high school sports

Utah proposes ban on international students in high school sports

Amy Donaldson, KSL Podcasts  |  Posted April 17 - 4:32 p.m.

When Layton Christian beat Cottonwood for the 4A boys state basketball championship in February, three of the four top scorers for the Eagles in that title game were international students, including the tournament MVP – but a new rule under proposal now could have prevented that outcome.
'The Letter' Season 2: A Sandy father's last night

'The Letter' Season 2: A Sandy father's last night

Amy Donaldson, KSL Podcasts  |  Posted April 16 - 3:03 p.m.

A new season of "The Letter" podcast explores what happened after two young fathers were murdered outside an iconic Utah restaurant in 1982.
Hosts question 'scholarships' for international students playing Utah sports; UHSAA investigating

Hosts question 'scholarships' for international students playing Utah sports; UHSAA investigating

Amy Donaldson, KSL Podcasts  |  Posted March 13 - 9:57 a.m.

Utah high schools aren't supposed to offer athletic scholarships. But some say it's occurring with international students and the Utah High School Activities Association is investigating.
Investigators reopen case involving complaints against Juan Diego High coach

Investigators reopen case involving complaints against Juan Diego High coach

Amy Donaldson, KSL Podcasts  |  Posted Oct. 11 - 3:03 p.m.

The district attorney has asked Draper police to reopen an investigation into a Juan Diego High football coach after parents have complained about his behavior.
Somebody wants the Bible removed from Davis County school libraries

Somebody wants the Bible removed from Davis County school libraries

Amy Donaldson, KSL Podcasts  |  Posted March 20 - 8:57 p.m.

The Davis School District is facing a challenge asking that the Bible be pulled from the shelves of the district's schools.
'The Letter': Meeting the monster

'The Letter': Meeting the monster

Amy Donaldson, KSL Podcasts  |  Posted Oct. 18 - 9:00 a.m.

In this episode of "The Letter" podcast, Sy Snarr describes meeting in prison with the man who murdered her son and how their relationship has evolved into something beautiful.
'The Letter': 'A beautiful letter that changed everything'

'The Letter': 'A beautiful letter that changed everything'

Amy Donaldson, KSL Podcasts  |  Posted Oct. 11 - 6:21 a.m.

This episode of "The Letter" podcast describes an unimaginably difficult church meeting for the suspect's mother and the delivery of the letter that changed everything for the Snarr family.
'The Letter': A survivor's yearslong struggle to keep the shadows at bay

'The Letter': A survivor's yearslong struggle to keep the shadows at bay

Amy Donaldson, KSL Podcasts  |  Posted Oct. 4 - 9:30 a.m.

For Yvette Rodier, there is one constant in nightmares that have plagued her since she survived a shooting 26 years ago: how it feels to be caught in a violent, random attack.
'The Letter': As grief turns into rage, Snarr family searches for peace

'The Letter': As grief turns into rage, Snarr family searches for peace

Amy Donaldson, KSL Podcasts  |  Posted Sept. 27 - 9:06 a.m.

Ron and Sy Snarr process the intense grief after losing a son to murder and another to a voracious disease.
'The Letter': A death sentence waiting to happen

'The Letter': A death sentence waiting to happen

Amy Donaldson, KSL Podcasts  |  Posted Sept. 20 - 6:18 a.m.

Many people believed if there was ever a case that warranted a death penalty, this was the one. Episode 4 of "The Letter" podcast looks back at the sentencing hearing for Jorge Benvenuto.
'The Letter': A gun and a death wish

'The Letter': A gun and a death wish

Amy Donaldson, KSL Podcasts  |  Posted Sept. 11 - 6:55 p.m.

The third story in a series highlighting a KSL podcast titled "The Letter" explores the arrest of the man who shot two strangers at Little Dell Reservoir, killing one of them, in 1996.
'The Letter': A miraculous shooting survival, followed by gratitude and continual guilt

'The Letter': A miraculous shooting survival, followed by gratitude and continual guilt

Amy Donaldson, KSL Podcasts  |  Posted Sept. 9 - 6:50 a.m.

Yvette Rodier miraculously survived after being shot by a stranger multiple times. But survival entailed many struggles, years of nightmares and survivor's guilt that continues.
'The Letter': Salt Lake couple describes every parent's nightmare

'The Letter': Salt Lake couple describes every parent's nightmare

Amy Donaldson, KSL Podcasts  |  Posted Sept. 6 - 6:15 a.m.

Sy Snarr understood the words coming out of the Salt Lake police officer's mouth, but somehow, they just didn't make sense.
Utah library advocates offer e-book, ideas to help parents navigate 'book banning' controversy

Utah library advocates offer e-book, ideas to help parents navigate 'book banning' controversy

Amy Donaldson, KSL Podcasts  |  Posted Dec. 14 - 6:13 p.m.

The Utah Library Advocates organization on Tuesday addressed the recent rise in censorship in Utah school libraries and announce an e-book designed to help parents navigate the issue.
Removing books limits our growth, student tells Canyons School Board

Removing books limits our growth, student tells Canyons School Board

Amy Donaldson, KSL Podcasts  |  Posted Dec. 1 - 11:32 a.m.

Students, parents, teachers and librarians spoke both for and against the Canyon School District's recent decision to remove certain books from some of the district's high school libraries.
Book banning? Email prompts Utah district to pull titles from high school libraries

Book banning? Email prompts Utah district to pull titles from high school libraries

Amy Donaldson, KSL Podcasts  |  Posted Nov. 17 - 10:55 a.m.

Officials in the Canyons School District recently ordered nine books to be removed from the shelves of four Salt Lake County high schools. But is the district following its own policies?