15 episodes

A News podcast from the Davis Journal newspaper looking at people, events and happenings in South Davis County.

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A News podcast from the Davis Journal newspaper looking at people, events and happenings in South Davis County.

    Chris Vanocur - Former SLC TV Reporter and author of Sander's Study - a book about his Dad

    Chris Vanocur - Former SLC TV Reporter and author of Sander's Study - a book about his Dad

    Chris Vanocur talks about his new book, Sander's Study and shares stories about his Dad's experiences as a Washington TV reporter in the 50's, 60's and 70's. He also discusses the document he received that broke-open the scandal with the 2002 Salt Lake City Olympics.

    • 31 min
    Rebekah Anderson, Executive Director - Bountiful Food Pantry

    Rebekah Anderson, Executive Director - Bountiful Food Pantry

    Founded over 40 years ago in a closet, the Bountiful Community Food Pantry last year distributed over 2 million lbs of food to Davis County and North Salt Lake residents and over 111,000 Pantry Packs to Davis School District students. Rebekah Anderson talks about food insecurity and ways to be aware of the needs in our community. 

    • 31 min
    Chris Stewart - Utah's Second District Representative in Washington

    Chris Stewart - Utah's Second District Representative in Washington

    Utah Representative Chris Stewart talks about his new book, "The Final Fight for Freedom" and his concerns about the future of the United States.

    • 27 min
    Davis Beat *Best of Class* Jodi Lunt, Director, Davis Education Foundation

    Davis Beat *Best of Class* Jodi Lunt, Director, Davis Education Foundation

    Tom speaks with Jodi about her work for students-at-risk in the Davis School District and how they are one adult away from a success story.

    • 30 min
    Best of Class - Tom Speaks with two Student and Family Resources Directors from the Davis County School District

    Best of Class - Tom Speaks with two Student and Family Resources Directors from the Davis County School District

    Brad Christensen, Director of Student and Family Resources and Casey Layton, Director of Responsive Services talk about how their department offers support not just to students in Davis County Schools, but to families as well. The services include mental health support, enrollment, foreign exchange and boundary permits and includes a Safe School clinical team. They discuss their work that covers the "Whole Child" and everything that helps them be successful.

    • 27 min
    Beth Holbrook - UTA & The Need for Greater Transit Frequency

    Beth Holbrook - UTA & The Need for Greater Transit Frequency

    Beth Holbrook, UTA Broad of Trustees member, former Bountiful City Council member and past President of Utah League of Cities and Towns speaks with Tom Haraldsen about the importance of mass transit in the communities along the Wasatch Front. A recent investment of $300 million by the state of Utah for Double-tracking Front Runner, Utah's fastest growing status in the nation and Micro-transit are a few of topics discussed.

    • 30 min

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