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If you are a business person who is considering exporting or looking for growth opportunities, this seminar will benefit you.

SALT LAKE CITY (Dec. 19, 2014) – Utah job growth ranks third in the nation at 3.3 percent and unemployment remains at 3.6 percent, fourth lowest in the nation, according to new data released today. Utah's economy ends the calendar year strong, adding new jobs each month in 2014.

Santa's Helpers

Fri, 19 Dec 2014

Since 2000, retailers in Utah have expanded their workforce an average of 5.1 percent over the holiday seasons (October to December).

SALT LAKE CITY (Dec. 19, 2014) – Marty Carpenter, spokesman for Gov. Gary R. Herbert, issued the following statement regarding a report released by the state auditor today:

SALT LAKE CITY (Dec. 18, 2014) –  Gov. Gary R. Herbert has appointed Judge Constandinos G. Himonas to serve as an associate justice on the Utah Supreme Court. Judge Himonas will fill a vacancy created by the retirement of Utah Supreme Court Justice Ronald E. Nehring on Feb. 1, 2015.

Gov. Gary R. Herbert will announce his appointment for the Utah Supreme Court.

Watch the video to learn about Snow College's top notch industrial technology program.

There are now 73 condors in the wild in Arizona and Utah, including the two new fledglings. A total of 25 chicks have hatched in the wild since condors were first reintroduced in Arizona in 1996.

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.

SALT LAKE CITY (Dec. 17, 2014) – For the ninth consecutive year, the Corporation for National and Community Service (CNCS) has ranked Utah first in the U.S. for voluntarism because of Utahns' generosity and commitment to improve their communities.

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.

Washington Monthly rates schools based on their contributions to the public good in three broad categories: social mobility (recruiting and graduating low-income students), research, and service.

SALT LAKE CITY (Dec. 15, 2014) – Gov. Gary R. Herbert has appointed William K. Kendall as a judge to fill a vacancy on the 3rd District Court.

SALT LAKE CITY (Dec. 15, 2014) – Gov. Gary R. Herbert has appointed James D. Gardner as a judge to fill a vacancy on the 3rd District Court.

SALT LAKE CITY (Dec. 11, 2014) – Gov. Gary R. Herbert presented his budget proposal for fiscal year 2016 today at Granite Park Jr. High School and said Utah’s robust economy gives Utah an opportunity to invest.

Healthy bodies and healthy lifestyles are important to everyone. Unfortunately accidents, illness and disease can strike without warning. Similarly, emergencies and disasters can also occur without warning.

Gov. Gary R. Herbert will present his state budget proposal for fiscal year 2016. New consensus revenue numbers reported yesterday show Utah’s growing and diverse economy gives Utah an opportunity to invest.

During 2013, Utah extractive resource industries produced energy and mineral commodities with an estimated gross value of $9.5 billion.

Students learn culinary principles and techniques, and have an opportunity to work in a modern, well equipped production kitchen. The Culinary Arts program prepares students for numerous career opportunities.

Wildlife Resources Conservation officers are focusing massive patrol efforts on ranges on which deer congregate in the winter. Officers are conducting the patrols for one reason: to protect Utah's mule deer from poachers.

On December 9, the Tour of Utah announced the Antelope Island will be the starting point for the third day of the Tour in 2015.

SALT LAKE CITY (Dec. 9, 2014) – Just two days before Gov. Gary R. Herbert is set to roll out his state budget proposal, new consensus revenue figures show Utah's growing and diverse economy is producing additional revenue for the state.

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.

Christmas At The Homestead

Mon, 08 Dec 2014

Monday, December 8 to Saturday, December at Frontier Homestead State Park. Enjoy Christmas of yesteryear with a variety of hands-on activities, seasonal music, and special guests. $5.00/family.

SALT LAKE CITY (Dec. 5, 2014) – Gov. Gary R. Herbert has appointed Jennifer A. Brown as a District Court Judge in the 4th District to fill a vacancy created by the retirement of Judge Donald J. Eyre.

Gov. Gary R. Herbert will participate with local students in the “Hour of Code,” a nationwide initiative organized by nonprofit designed to encourage students of all ages to devote an hour to computer science education. The governor will also declare Dec. 8-12 as Computer Science Education Week in Utah.

There is a large and growing opportunity for good jobs and sustainable careers in what we call middle skills—more than a high school degree, but less than a four-year degree.

Gov. Gary R. Herbert will comment and answer questions about the Healthy Utah Plan, the state’s alternative to Medicaid expansion. The governor’s comments will follow Lt. Gov. Spencer Cox and Utah Department of Health Executive Director Dr. David Patton’s presentation to the Health Reform Task Force where they will unveil the Healthy Utah Plan. Community leaders will join Gov. Herbert during the press conference and will also be available for comment.

SALT LAKE CITY (Dec. 3, 2014) – Gov. Gary R. Herbert issued the following statement:

A new Utah System of Higher Education (USHE) study shows as veterans in Utah attain a greater education, the more they will earn in wages.

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

Any individual interested in completing a permit for the 2015-16 school year may obtain a permit from the school they wish to attend and begin turning them in on Monday, Dec. 1, 2014, to the desired school.

Camp hosts and museum hosts greet park visitors, provide information about the park and surrounding areas, collect user fees, and assist with maintenance, cleaning and general upkeep of the campground or museum.

Year-over payroll employment in Uintah County grew 2.2 percent in second quarter 2014. Growth was driven by the goods-producing industries, which increased 5.3 percent.

An all-campus "town hall" meeting is planned for Dec. 4th in the HCC building.

You can see Rocky Mountain bighorn sheep up close at the annual Bighorn Sheep Watch. The Division of Wildlife Resources will host the free event on Dec. 6 along the Green River in southeastern Utah.

“Winning $7,500 and second place at this national competition is unreal for these UVU students,” said Paige Gardiner, faculty member in the University’s Marketing Department.

All USTAR teams from Utah State University and the University of Utah presented the status of their research projects and commercialization potentials to industry experts, small business owners and the USTAR Governing Authority.

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?

SALT LAKE CITY (Dec. 1, 2014) - The Public Lands Policy Coordinating Office (PLPCO) publicly released a final report today required by H.B. 142, concerning the economic analysis of a possible transfer of public lands from the federal government to the state.

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