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Luckily for Utah students, parents and educators, there is a newly redesigned website from the Utah System of Higher Education (USHE) containing all of this information in an easy-to-navigate, fresh format: StepUpUtah.com.

SALT LAKE CITY (August 25, 2015) - Gov. Gary R. Herbert issued the following statement regarding the passing of Fred S. Ball, former president and CEO of the Salt Lake Chamber of Commerce:

NSF's investment in Utah EPSCoR's iUTAH project has transformed the nature of scholarly collaboration across our state. Check out this annual report.

"Business friendliness has been a bedrock principle in Utah because of the natural inclination for entrepreneurship to be found among our residents," said Governor Gary R. Herbert.

Utah is projected to have 67,410 students enrolled in charter schools this year, which constitutes 12 percent of public school enrollment.

The DWR will hold the free events across Utah over the next few weeks. And the events aren't just for beginners; veteran hunters can learn some things too.

"This Top 10 project is one more example of why UDOT has a reputation for being a national leader in quality and innovation," said UDOT Executive Director Carlos Braceras.

SALT LAKE CITY (August 20, 2015) - Gov. Gary R. Herbert took action on two bills from the 2015 First Special Legislative Session today.

The Multi-Disciplinary Entrepreneurship Certificate Program at the University of Utah has recently become known on campus as the one-stop-shop for student entrepreneurs.

SALT LAKE CITY (August 17, 2015) - Gov. Gary R. Herbert has appointed Evan Curtis to serve as state planning coordinator in the Governor?s Office of Management and Budget (GOMB). Curtis will replace Alan Matheson who was recently appointed as director of the Department of Environmental Quality and serves as senior environmental advisor to the governor.

Since 2004, there has been a 207 percent increase in Hispanic/Latino student enrollment at Utah?s public higher education institutions, according to USHE data.

Morgan County continued robust economic expansion in early 2015. Employment grew at a faster rate than any other county in northern Utah.

At an elevation of 7,616 feet, Scofield State Park is a perfect cool destination for camping, fishing and hiking.

SALT LAKE CITY (August 14, 2015) - Gov. Gary R. Herbert has issued a call for a special session of the Utah State Legislature to address the Prison Relocation Commission?s recommendations for the Utah State Prison.

SALT LAKE CITY (August 14, 2015) - Gov. Gary R. Herbert issued the following statement regarding recent accusations against Planned Parenthood:

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Permits for Utah's general archery elk hunt are not limited in number. You can get one anytime between now and the end of the extended archery elk hunt on Dec. 15.

These ranges are open to the public. However, ranges may be reserved, so make sure to check the calendar before you visit.

Helping Veterans Find Work

Thu, 13 Aug 2015

When veterans return to the civilian labor market, they can sometimes face additional barriers to employment.

SALT LAKE CITY (August 12, 2015) - Governor Gary R. Herbert issued an executive order today declaring a State of Emergency in Utah in response to the Gold King Mine release.

Utah Gov. Gary Herbert took a tour of the Utah Red Hills Renewable Park Thursday. Once the switch is turned on, the site will be Utah?s largest solar energy facility

SALT LAKE CITY (August 11, 2015) - Gov. Gary R. Herbert issued the following statement following the Prison Relocation Commission's recommendation of a new prison site:

SALT LAKE CITY (August 10, 2015) - Gov. Gary R. Herbert has signed the official letter to appoint Derrin Owens to the Utah House of Representatives. Owens will serve in District 58 to replace Jon Cox who resigned in July to become the governor's communications director.

Utah State University's premier TEDx event returns to the Caine Performance Hall Oct. 23, bringing together some of the brightest minds in northern Utah.

DEQ, through its Division of Water Quality and Division of Drinking Water, is working with the EPA and other state and federal agencies to assess and monitor the impacts of the Colorado wastewater spill

High turnover rates generally increase costs, slow productivity, and hurt a company's bottom-line. But from a broader economic standpoint, increasing turnover can be a sign of economic health.

SALT LAKE CITY (Aug. 7, 2015) - Gov. Gary R. Herbert has appointed Heather Brereton as a judge to fill a vacancy on the 3rd District Court.

On Thursday, Aug. 13, The Leonardo and the Utah Science and Technology Research agency (USTAR) will present the next installment of Leo After Hours

The Architectural and Engineering Design program will prepare you for a wide variety of entry- level positions working for design, mechanical, structural, machine and manufacturing firms.

Tips for a safe archery hunt

Fri, 07 Aug 2015

Kirk Smith, Hunter Education coordinator for the Division of Wildlife Resources, says every year, he receives reports of archery hunters injuring themselves.

Silver 2.0 is a new service from the Office of Vital Records in the Utah Department of Health.

Fires and flooding are among the significant events on this week's Emergency Management Briefing.

The Uintah Basin continued to add employment through the fourth quarter of 2014, growing by nearly 4 percent from 2013. Despite sustained growth throughout last year, economic conditions in the Uintah Basin turn downward in 2015.

?We saw how residents of Utah wanted to interact with state government and created a website that fits the state?s vision," said Mark VanOrden, Chief Information Officer

These centers are a resource to help local job seekers with things like mock interviews, skill building workshops, hiring events, and much more.

Ninety-eight percent of Utahns want to increase food self-sufficiency from agriculture by putting more land into production

This year in order to honor the many veterans and active military in Utah, State Parks and Recreation is hosting a Military Appreciation Day on Saturday, August 15, 2015

SALT LAKE CITY (Aug. 3, 2015) - Gov. Gary R. Herbert has appointed Dr. Joseph Kay Miner, M.D., MSPH to lead the Utah Department of Health. Dr. Miner will replace Dr. David Patton who left the executive director position July 31, 2015 to pursue opportunities in the private sector. Dr. Miner's confirmation is subject by the Utah State Senate.

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