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A commitment to responsibly growing the recreation economy is a key driver behind Utah being a bastion for both the outdoor industry and the tourism based recreation economy.

This video provides a brief explanation of UDOT's Long-Range Transportation Plan and the planning process.

Spring Break in The Mighty 5

Mon, 02 Mar 2015

This year, instead of packing up the family and joining the throngs waiting in endless lines at theme parks, head for Utah, the only place on earth where you can easily explore five national parks in a single, epic week.

With two of the top projects located on I-15, UDOT recommends motorists rethink how they commute to reduce delays by carpooling, using transit, adjusting work schedules to leave earlier or stay later, or telecommuting.

If you want to experience the thrill of hunting a strutting, gobbling tom turkey, but you don't have a hunting permit yet, no problem — permits to participate in Utah's general turkey hunt are now on sale.

Earlier this month, in Salt Lake and Orem, foster parents gathered with Utah Foster Care to discuss myths, realities and common questions and answers about foster parenting.

Gov. Gary R. Herbert delivers the 2015 State of the State Address, continuing to focus on important priorities for the state, including education, the economy and healthcare.

Governor Gary Herbert will deliver the annual State of the State address on January 28, 2015 at 6:30pm.

A public memorial service will be held on Thursday, Jan. 22 at 10 a.m for former Speaker of the House Rebecca Lockhart. The service will be held in the Capitol Rotunda in Salt Lake City.

 The State of Utah recently unveiled the new Open Data Catalog, providing the public additional transparency into state government records. The catalog can be accessed at opendata.utah.gov.

According to the 2015 Economic Report to the Governor, a collaboration between the David Eccles School of Business and the Governor’s Office of Management and Budget, Utah continues to outperform national averages

Much can be done to improve a community’s resilience to natural disasters as growth occurs. Geologic hazard maps that get incorporated into local government planning, and adherence to appropriate building codes

DEQ is leading the way to success on a wide range of environmental issues—sharing information within the agency and with other state agencies, working in collaboration with stakeholders

Utah Department of Agriculture and Food (UDAF) Weights and Measures inspectors report that 83 percent of scales tested in 2014 were found to be operating accurately.

Volunteer Pledge Drive

Thu, 18 Dec 2014

Volunteer and donation centers feel a need for help all times of the years, not just during the holidays. For that reason, we are encouraging individuals to pledge to volunteer their time during the slower months of the year.

Twenty-five foot tall Christmas tree decorated with custom ornaments honors Utah's innocent DUI victims and reminds Utahns to drive sober this holiday season.

Home to one of the fastest-growing technology industries in the nation, the governor is committed to helping Utah students learn computer programming so they can succeed upon entering the workforce.

The Governor’s Office of Energy Development announces the official launch of www.utahdriveselectric.org, a website to educate Utahns about the many benefits of electric vehicles.

What is the Weber River Watershed going to look like in 5, 10, or 50 years? Will we have enough water to support booming growth while still protecting and restoring water quality and fish habitat?

Enjoy activities for the whole family: funny face photo booth, public ice skating, sports clinics, ice carver, Oval Figure Skating Show, holiday crafts, and much more! Don't forget to visit Mr. & Mrs. Claus!

The Territorial Statehouse Museum celebrates Christmas with an Old Time Christmas. Warm up next to a wood stove, make homemade ornaments and string popcorn for your tree.

If not prepared properly, turkey and all poultry can carry Salmonella, a common type of bacteria that can cause food-borne illness. Consider these tips for preparing a safe and tasty turkey this year.

Utah State Treasurer Richard Ellis is reminding Utahns to check to find out if they have any unclaimed assets. It's easy to do. Just visit mine.utah.gov to begin your search.

Gov. Herbert is in Brazil with Utah business leaders to deliver a simple message: Utah is open for business. The governor will be on the trade mission through early next week and will make stops in both São Paulo and Rio.

The results are in! Check out this year's general election voting outcomes for Utah, including your local results at electionresults.utah.gov

Utah’s National Guard, Division of Emergency Management, and emergency responders will participate in Vigilant Guard Utah 2014, a large-magnitude earthquake exercise, held Nov. 3-6, at sites across the Wasatch Front.

The results of last spring’s first-ever computer-adaptive Student Assessment of Growth and Excellence (SAGE) tests were released this week.

National Service programs helps communities across the nation prepare, respond, and recover from natural and man-made disasters, from forest fires and floods, to hurricanes and tornadoes, to terror attacks and oil spills.

An extensive mural at Decker Lake Youth Center, that began only last week, is now complete thanks to the talent and time of Emanuel Martinez of the Emanuel Project.

The Statewide Annual theme this year is Painting and Sculpture. Online registration is open September 22 – October 21,

Vehicles in fatal crashes were more likely to be traveling at higher speeds. 57.4% (of known) of vehicles infatal crashes were traveling 50 MPH or higher.

Gov. Gary R. Herbert to launch Envision Utah’s "Your Utah Your Future" campaign, the first statewide effort in the US to actively gather citizen feedback on 11 key areas affected by the anticipated growth of the state.

Utah Lt. Governor Spencer Cox urges all Utahns to ride safely and responsibly on trust lands and public lands throughout the state.

Gov. Hebert was inducted into the Utah Tourism Hall of Fame this week. The honor came as a recognition of his leadership in opening Utah’s five national parks during the federal government shutdown last year.

“We have scarcely tapped the surface of what is possible,” said Governor Herbert. “More than 95% of our customers live outside of the U.S. Think about it—that is 7 billion potential customers”

This week we celebrated the 20th anniversary of UDOT's Incident Management Team.

Governor Gary R. Herbert stopped by Salt Lake City International Airport to salute World War II veterans as they took their Honor Flight to see the World War II memorial in the nation's capital.

“This is the first time our department has put together a report with such a broad set of health indicators by Utah Small Areas,” said Michael Friedrichs, UDOH epidemiologist.

Just look at the economic numbers tied to HAFB. It employs more than 20,000 personnel and has a yearly federal payroll of nearly $1.2 billion. It has a total economic impact is $3 billion per year.

Just a few days are left until the fair comes to a close on September 14th. Don't miss out on the great activities and interesting displays this year.

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