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Fingertip Facts 2008

Wed, 19 Mar 2008

Get the latest facts and information on Utah's education system.

A new online calculator will give you an estimate of the stimulus payment you may be due. Just answer a few questions and the calculator will do the rest. Remember: you must file a 2007 tax return in order to receive the payment.

Sun-Earth Day: 2008

Tue, 18 Mar 2008

This year's main event will be on March 20, 2008. Sun-Earth Day is comprised of a series of programs and events that occur throughout the year culminating with a celebration on or near the Spring Equinox. Middle schools are invited to participate in Solar

Utah's nonfarm wage and salaried job growth for February is estimated at 2.3 percent. This continues the recent downward trend in employment growth. January's employment growth has been revised down to 2.6 percent from 2.8 percent. Approximately 28,100 ne

This fact sheet spells out the details of changes made recently to individual income tax for the 2007 and 2008 filing years.

An informal report on the status of women in the Utah labor force. This report provides a broad range of information detailing the changing nature of women in the workplace.

The Children?s Health Insurance Program (CHIP) Van Tour rolls on now that new legislation is allowing open enrollment for all eligible children. House Bill 326 provides new funding that keeps enrollment open year-round. Since 2002, funding restraints mean

The Utah Arts Council announces the new state-wide performing arts tour program, OnStage in Utah!Replacing the Utah Arts Councils Utah Performing Arts Tour, OnStage in Utah!coordinates performances by high-quality, nationally touring groups and is open to

The Utah Geological Survey (UGS) recently released Special Study 122, "Paleoseismic Reconnaissance of the Sevier Fault, Kane and Garfield Counties, Utah." The Sevier fault trends north-south through southwestern Utah and northern Arizona, extending from

Utah Public Radio and KRCL are partnering to bring you an opportunity to participate in "Replay?". "Replay?" is a campaign to collect and recondition used musical instruments for Utah Public school children throughout the State. The goal is to receive $10

New article in Wildlife Review magazine shares insight into animal survival and the need for humans to be mindful of their habitats.

This guide links to all National Parks in Utah.

Ongoing actions by Utah environmental regulators, industry, and the public are more critical than ever to meet the new tougher ozone levels announced today by the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA). Already, air quality officials have been working wi

Lehi City submitted a suggested roadway alternative for the Mountain View Corridor (MVC) to the Federal Highway Administration (FHWA) and the Utah Department of Transportation (UDOT) in August 2007. UDOT and FHWA agreed to evaluate the 4800 North Connecto

Geocaching is a high-tech treasure hunt using a global positioning satellite (GPS) unit. Camp Floyd State Park is hosting a geocache treasure hunt in locating various sites within in the park of various historical interests. The event will be held on Satu

The National Sports Foundation is partnering with the United States Ski & Snowboard Association to host the ski jumping and Nordic combined championships for the first time since before the 2002 Olympic Winter Games. The Utah Olympic Park and Soldier H

Produced in February 2008 by the US Environmental Protection Agency.

Proper Medication Disposal

Thu, 13 Mar 2008

The laws governing the handling of prescription drugs are stringent. Take-back collection programs are legal only under the jurisdiction of law enforcement agencies. Two "Drug Collection for Proper Disposal" programs exist in Utah. The Salt Lake City P

The Discovery Channel website has this report about new insights into its formation. Below are excerpts. One of the longest-running mysteries in the U.S. National Parks has been solved: The crater-like Upheaval Dome in Utah's Canyonlands National Park

Design Arts Utah '08

Wed, 12 Mar 2008

The Utah Arts Council Design Arts Program proudly continues the annual salute and celebration of Utah's designers with the sixth annual Design Arts Utah exhibition. The selected designers will be exhibited at the Rio Gallery in the Rio Grande Depot (300 S

This month an estimated 212 Utahns will suffer a life-changing traumatic brain injury (TBI). There is new hope for these people thanks to some new legislation. The Brain Injury Association of Utah (BIAU) today applauded lawmakers for passing HB 174, wh

The Winter 2008 Newsletter for Utah's Underground Storage Tank Program

uec.org is a single access point for information on technology delivered courses and programs offered from the colleges and universities within the Utah System of Higher Education. No matter where you live in the state, no matter how busy your schedul

The Utah Science Technology and Research initiative (USTAR) is hosting the first annual Utah Energy Discovery Conference. The conference will allow energy innovators and executives the opportunity to meet with some of the top energy related research profe

Use this service to check the status of your 2007 income tax refund.

The Governor's Office of Economic Development is pleased to announce the Governor's Utah Economic Summit, being held at the Grand America Hotel on Thursday, March 20, 2008. The Governor's Utah Economic Summit unites leaders and executives of business,

The Utah Department of Transportation (UDOT) will begin work on I-15 to widen the freeway between State Street in Farmington and the south Layton interchange (exit 330) on Monday, March 17. The project will widen the existing center median to accommodate

This service should not be used to determine your tax bill. The calculator is intended to provide a comparison of estimated tax liability under the 2007 "Dual Rate System" and the 2008 "Single Rate System". Estimates are consistent with legislation passed

Includes the latest news and statistics from the United States Bankruptcy Court, District of Utah.

This is the latest quarterly newsletter from the Division.

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Published by the Utah Personnel Development Center

The mission of the State Energy Program (SEP) is to promote renewable and alternative energy technologies and energy efficiency in Utah. SEP, in support of advancing renewable energy technologies, is offering financial assistance to state government agenc

Kids can catch fish, shoot arrows and drive remote-control ATVs at this year's DNR Youth Outdoor Sports Fair. The sports fair is part of this year's International Sportsmen's Exposition. The expo will be held March 13-16 at the South Towne Expositio

The Department of Workforce Services will be conducting a free workshop for employers to learn about the advantages of hiring members of Utah?s refugee population. The workshop will be held Tuesday March 11, 2008 from 7:30 A.M. to 9:00 A.M. at the Depa

Today in Utah we have over 400 sponsor-implemented programs employing some 2,400 apprentices committed to advancing the ideals and goals of their employers, including the importance of maintaining a safe workplace. Sponsors include employers, association

This document highlights the appropriations from the 2008 General Session of the Utah Legislature which concluded at midnight on March 5th.

Camphosts Greet park visitors and provide information regarding the park and surrounding areas. Collect user fees. Assist in the maintenance, cleaning and general upkeep of the campground. Oversee campground activities to deter any vandalism from occurrin

New Kiosks Make Utah Debut

Thu, 06 Mar 2008

Travelers at Utah's state welcome centers now have a new tool to access visitor activities, hotels & restaurants, travel information and browse the web or check email. The Utah Travel Office has purchased five test units, currently featured at the Echo, B

On November 13, 2004, a six-foot-long mammoth tusk was unearthed by a bulldozer operator in a sand and gravel pit on Earl and Elaine Gowin's ranch near Fillmore, Utah. The Gowins contacted the State Paleontologist at UGS who sent a team to excavate the tu

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