Established in 1958, the competition awards Utah writers for works of fiction, nonfiction, and poetry in a variety of forms for readers of all ages.
Mon, 16 Nov 2015
In light of the recent terror attacks in Paris, the Utah Department of Public Safety (DPS) reminds everyone to be vigilant and report suspicious activity to your local law enforcement agency.
Mon, 16 Nov 2015
UDOT has finished its improvement projects along 5400 South. The road has been resurfaced from Redwood Road to State Street. There have also been several improvements made at the intersection of 700 West and 5400 South.
Tue, 10 Nov 2015
Guardsman Pass and Sections of the Alpine Loop are already closed with additional closures anticipated for Monte Cristo and East Canyon. Learn more from UDOT traffic.
Wed, 04 Nov 2015
The next project includes a new intersection at Bluff Street and Sunset Boulevard, the widening of Bluff Street between Sunset Boulevard and St George Boulevard, and some modifications to the St George Boulevard Intersection.
Thu, 29 Oct 2015
"Utah's growth is validation that we are doing things right," said Gov. Herbert. "Our quality of life and sound economy are attracting people from around the world who are seeking opportunity."
Fri, 23 Oct 2015
The Beehive State benefits from light regulation and energy costs that are 23% below the national average. Employment has expanded 2.2% annually the past five years, the third best rate in the country.
Mon, 19 Oct 2015
As early as Monday, Oct. 19, crews plan to shift southbound I-15 out of the lane split under Bangerter Highway. The two left lanes will be shifted onto new concrete pavement for the first time.
Wed, 07 Oct 2015
Three of the top four best cities for career opportunities are located in the Beehive State. Unemployment in Utah's major metros is low (less than 4%) while annual jobs growth was between 3.8% and 6.9%.
Fortunately for hunters, there are plenty of deer to locate. Utah's herds have plenty of bucks. And the overall number of deer in the state is the highest it's been since the early 1990s.
Wed, 30 Sep 2015
Join us on October 2nd at the Utah Cultural Celebration Center for a free conference full of workshops, history sessions, panels and documentaries on the theme of multicultural diversity.
Mon, 21 Sep 2015
Snow Canyon State Park is a 7,400-acre scenic park quietly tucked amid lava flows and soaring sandstone cliffs in a strikingly colorful and fragile desert environment.
Tue, 15 Sep 2015
View the largest collection of Ancestral Puebloan (Anasazi) pottery on display in the Four Corners Region. Visit Edge of the Cedars Pueblo, a village inhabited by the ancestors of contemporary Puebloan peoples from AD 825 to 1125
Tue, 08 Sep 2015
As the only major sand dune field on the Colorado Plateau, this park is a unique geologic feature that should not be missed.
Fri, 04 Sep 2015
Across the street from the Camp Floyd Commissary is the fine Stagecoach Inn, a two-story adobe and frame hotel built by John Carson in 1858. Stagecoach Inn was the first stop south of Salt Lake City on the Overland Stage Route.
UDOT's 1100 South/U.S. 91 DDI project in Brigham City has been selected as a Top 10 finalist in America's Transportation Awards
Mon, 24 Aug 2015
"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.
Mon, 17 Aug 2015
At an elevation of 7,616 feet, Scofield State Park is a perfect cool destination for camping, fishing and hiking.
Wed, 12 Aug 2015
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
Mon, 10 Aug 2015
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
Fri, 07 Aug 2015
Fires and flooding are among the significant events on this week's Emergency Management Briefing.
Tue, 04 Aug 2015
Ninety-eight percent of Utahns want to increase food self-sufficiency from agriculture by putting more land into production
Tue, 21 Jul 2015
Palisade State Park is nestled in beautiful Sanpete County approximately five miles south of Manti. This park offers something for everyone from its canyon golf course, water sports, deluxe cabins, new tent cabins, RV and tent camping
Fri, 17 Jul 2015
Anglers continue to report good fishing at Pineview, especially for crappie and smallmouth bass. On July 15 two anglers reported catching a lot of crappie using almost anything.
Thu, 16 Jul 2015
A ribbon-cutting ceremony for the new Sergeants Major Quarters at Camp Williams July 9, 2015.
Thu, 16 Jul 2015
"We are capable of hosting the Winter Olympics again," said Gov. Herbert. "In fact, I would say we are the best place - not only in North America, but maybe the best place in the world - to host a Winter Olympics again."
Visitors can touch actual rock and fossil specimens, including a 150 million-year-old dinosuar bone. Other exhibits include a fossil lab, fluorescent minerals room and a children's lab
Mon, 06 Jul 2015
Boat-in camping, sandy beaches, off-highway vehicle riding and warm waters lure visitors to Yuba Reservoir. Developed and primitive camping areas are available at Oasis and Painted Rocks
Thu, 02 Jul 2015
The sprawling waters of Starvation Reservoir offer great fishing and boating. Enjoy sandy beaches and a grassy day-use area for picnics and volleyball.
Tue, 30 Jun 2015
Gandy Warm Springs is a refreshing oasis of tiny waterfalls, pools, caves, and crystal clear streams with water temperatures up to 81 degrees F located on the western edge of Snake Valley
Tue, 23 Jun 2015
Year-round adventure awaits at Wasatch Mountain State Park. Camp, hike, mountain bike, golf, explore off-highway vehicle and horseback trails and more on over 23,000 acres.
Wed, 17 Jun 2015
Cinnamon-colored buttes provide a backdrop for this quiet desert oasis. Popular with locals, this warm-water reservoir is ideal for waterskiing, fishing and camping.
Gov. Gary Herbert, along with a number of business executives and government officials, hosted a reception promoting Utah as a vacation destination and celebrating Delta Air Lines' new nonstop flight between Amsterdam and Salt Lake City.
Thu, 11 Jun 2015
The Utah Department of Transportation and Layton City are working together to tailor solutions to meet the city?s unique traffic challenges. One of the main challenges is near Hill Field Road and the interchange with Interstate 15.
Thu, 04 Jun 2015
Ride 16,000 acres of open sand and trails or launch a boat and water ski, fish, swim or relax on sandy beaches. Camp overnight in one of three campgrounds.
Wed, 03 Jun 2015
The Utah Department of Health (UDOH) and Safe Kids Utah encourage parents and caregivers to be prepared with simple safety tips to keep kids safe and having fun.
There will be limited lane closures on Bangerter and the on- and off-ramps, but all directions will remain open.
Sat, 30 May 2015
New Utah History podcast features the tale of Old Ephraim.
Fri, 29 May 2015
The study explores whether potential benefits and cost savings to students could be achieved by identifying areas of improvement during the application experience for students
Thu, 28 May 2015
The next land sale auction for Utah State Trust Lands Administration will be held on Wednesday, June 3, 2015.
Tue, 26 May 2015
Many people may be surprised to learn what, or more appropriately who, is the deadliest creature of all - the drunk driver, who kills an average of 30 people per year.