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A new black bear strategy, started in Utah in 2015, did exactly what wildlife managers hoped it would: it led to government agencies taking fewer bears and hunters taking more.

SALT LAKE CITY - Gov. Gary R. Herbert has signed the official letter to appoint Lincoln S. Fillmore to the Utah State Senate. Fillmore will serve in District 10 replacing Sen. Aaron Osmond after his resignation Dec. 1, 2015.

2015 Year in Review

Tue, 05 Jan 2016

From setting records for volunteer hours donated and job growth to reaching population milestones and saying goodbye to some of Utah's finest public servants, here is a look back at some of Utah's biggest stories from 2015.

It's snowing this time of year along the Wasatch Front, a patch of connected cities spreading from Ogden to Provo, that some in Utah refer to as the "Silicon Slopes."

The Utah State Board of Education will hold a meeting acting as the governing board of the Utah Schools for the Deaf and the Blind, a study session, and its committee meetings on Wednesday, January 6

This new winter program features a day of Olympic winter sports including Alpine skiing, Nordic ski jumping, Freeride skiing, and Luge.

SALT LAKE CITY (Dec. 30, 2015) ­Jon Cox, spokesman for Gov. Gary R. Herbert, issued the following statement in response to the 10th Circuit Court of Appeals ruling in the Planned Parenthood lawsuit:

The Women's Success Center organized a Christmas party in early December. Mothers whose needs were known to the center were invited to attend the celebration with their families, where they received gifts provided by Heart 2 Home.

The Utah Department of Transportation unveiled a new snowplow monitoring system to provide locations of all 500 of the agency's snowplows as they clear roads.

While summertime fun is always a favorite at Jordanelle, the park still has much to offer during the winter months. The main and PWC boat ramps at Hailstone are plowed during winter months until the ice forms on the reservoir.

Public comment is due by January 3, 2016.

SALT LAKE CITY (Dec. 23, 2015) - Gov. Gary R. Herbert has appointed Denise Porter to the Utah Board of Pardons and Parole.

SALT LAKE CITY (Dec. 23, 2015) - Eric Tholen has been named the new director of the Division of Facilities Construction and Management (DFCM), a division of the Utah Department of Administrative Services (DAS). The appointment follows an extensive nationwide search.

SALT LAKE CITY (Dec. 23, 2015) - Cade Meier has been appointed as the new deputy director of the Utah Department of Alcoholic Beverage Control (DABC). With more than 15 years of project and operational management experience, Meier will replace Tom Zdunich who retired in August 2015.

SALT LAKE CITY (Dec. 23, 2015) ? Utah has the sixth fastest growth rate in the nation among states at 1.75 percent according to estimates released by the U.S. Census Bureau yesterday.

So what's standing between you and a great ice fishing experience in Utah this winter? Maybe only one thing: Knowing which waters to fish. Fortunately, many waters in Utah provide good ice fishing year after year.

Launched in Fall 2014, the Neuroscience Initiative unites the academic, translational, and clinical neuroscience communities toward the common goals of better understanding the brain in disease and in health

What's This?

Wed, 23 Dec 2015

Dead Horse Point State Park's parody of "What's This" by Danny Elfman from Tim Burton's The Nightmare Before Christmas

Jobs for November 2015 November 2015 grew by an estimated 3.6 percent, adding 48,400 jobs to the economy as compared to November 2014. Utah?s current employment level registers 1,404,800.

SALT LAKE CITY (Dec. 22, 2015) - Gov. Gary R. Herbert issued the following statement in response to the recent ruling allowing the state to end Planned Parenthood contracts:

he United States Ski & Snowboard Association, the Utah Olympic Park, and FLY Freestyle welcome members of the Federation Internationale de Ski to Utah Olympic Park

According to the Milken Institute, Provo-Orem, Utah, remains in third place this year, matching its 2014 performance. During the 12 months through August, job growth was 6.6 percent, the highest of any large metro area in the nation.

College educated citizens make Utah's economy stronger. The Utah System of Higher Education (USHE) wants to make sure that every student can get a meaningful credential in a timely manner.

For jobseekers, a lot rides on the job interview itself. This is an opportunity for both the applicant and employer to ask questions and see if the other is a good fit. The ultimate success of an interview can often be aided by effectively following up afterward.

Willard Bay State Park also helps bring holiday cheers to park visitors from Nov. 27 - Dec. 31 by transforming into a winter wonderland for the whole family to enjoy.

SALT LAKE CITY (Dec. 14, 2015) - Gov. Gary R. Herbert, issued the following statement in response to inclement weather and dangerous driving conditions:

A total of 36,933 students graduated from Utah's public high schools in 2015 bringing the total high school graduation rate to 84 percent, an increase of 1 percent over 2014

Conservation officers with the Division of Wildlife Resources are conducting massive patrols on ranges on which deer congregate in the winter. They're conducting the patrols with one goal in mind: to protect Utah's mule deer from poachers.

SALT LAKE CITY (Dec. 11, 2015) - Gov. Gary R. Herbert has announced his appointment of David Damschen as the new Utah state treasurer. Damschen will fill the remaining term of Richard Ellis, who stepped down to pursue another career opportunity.

SALT LAKE CITY (Dec. 9, 2015) - Education is once again the governor's top budget priority with nearly 70 percent of new money in the state budget devoted to education. The recommendations are an integral part of the statewide goal to place Utah among the nation's top-10 states in academic performance.

Whether you are looking for your first job, next job, or dream job this free app provides access to a large array of open jobs and hiring events in Utah

Gov. Gary R. Herbert will present his state budget proposal for FY 2017. New consensus revenue numbers reported yesterday show Utah?s growing and diverse economy gives Utah an opportunity to invest. Gov. Herbert?s budget recommendations demonstrate a strong continued focus on education.

SALT LAKE CITY (Dec. 8, 2015) - For the tenth consecutive year, the Corporation for National and Community Service (CNCS) has ranked Utah first in the U.S. for volunteerism because of Utahns' generosity and commitment to improve their communities.

Students will be placed with Xactware for an externship towards the end. This externship will run from June through July.

Funding reduced from university research would be reallocated to the Technology Outreach and Innovation Program (TOIP), increasing TOIP funding to 45 percent of USTAR's total budget.

The Utah Division of Forestry, Fire, and State Lands has a comprehensive strategy for fighting invasive weeds throughout the state. New web app provides new insights.

Featuring immense cliffs carved by the elements and stunning overlooks, Dead Horse Point State Park draws you in with its breathtaking landscapes, dark starlit skies, and rich history.

SALT LAKE CITY (Dec. 7, 2015) - New consensus revenue figures show Utah's growing and diverse economy is producing additional revenue for the state. The consensus revenue forecast shows an additional $180 million of one-time funds and $380 million in new, ongoing unrestricted revenue for the upcoming FY 2017 budget.

SALT LAKE CITY (Dec. 4, 2015) - Gov. Gary R. Herbert has authorized the lowering of the flag of the United States of America and the flag of the state of Utah to continue until Dec. 2, 2015 to honor the victims of the San Bernardino, California attack.

For jobseekers, finding the right job is just part of the equation. Since the application process can make or break your chances of landing the position, it?s important to be prepared by creating a career portfolio.

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