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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.

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.

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.

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

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?

Enjoy activities for the whole family: funny face photo booth, public ice skating, sports clinics, ice carver, Oval Figure Skating Show, holiday crafts, and much more! Don't forget to visit Mr. & Mrs. Claus!

The Territorial Statehouse Museum celebrates Christmas with an Old Time Christmas. Warm up next to a wood stove, make homemade ornaments and string popcorn for your tree.

If not prepared properly, turkey and all poultry can carry Salmonella, a common type of bacteria that can cause food-borne illness. Consider these tips for preparing a safe and tasty turkey this year.

Utah State Treasurer Richard Ellis is reminding Utahns to check to find out if they have any unclaimed assets. It's easy to do. Just visit mine.utah.gov to begin your search.

Gov. Herbert is in Brazil with Utah business leaders to deliver a simple message: Utah is open for business. The governor will be on the trade mission through early next week and will make stops in both São Paulo and Rio.

The results are in! Check out this year's general election voting outcomes for Utah, including your local results at electionresults.utah.gov

Utah’s National Guard, Division of Emergency Management, and emergency responders will participate in Vigilant Guard Utah 2014, a large-magnitude earthquake exercise, held Nov. 3-6, at sites across the Wasatch Front.

The results of last spring’s first-ever computer-adaptive Student Assessment of Growth and Excellence (SAGE) tests were released this week.

National Service programs helps communities across the nation prepare, respond, and recover from natural and man-made disasters, from forest fires and floods, to hurricanes and tornadoes, to terror attacks and oil spills.

An extensive mural at Decker Lake Youth Center, that began only last week, is now complete thanks to the talent and time of Emanuel Martinez of the Emanuel Project.

The Statewide Annual theme this year is Painting and Sculpture. Online registration is open September 22 – October 21,

Vehicles in fatal crashes were more likely to be traveling at higher speeds. 57.4% (of known) of vehicles infatal crashes were traveling 50 MPH or higher.

Gov. Gary R. Herbert to launch Envision Utah’s "Your Utah Your Future" campaign, the first statewide effort in the US to actively gather citizen feedback on 11 key areas affected by the anticipated growth of the state.

Utah Lt. Governor Spencer Cox urges all Utahns to ride safely and responsibly on trust lands and public lands throughout the state.

Gov. Hebert was inducted into the Utah Tourism Hall of Fame this week. The honor came as a recognition of his leadership in opening Utah’s five national parks during the federal government shutdown last year.

“We have scarcely tapped the surface of what is possible,” said Governor Herbert. “More than 95% of our customers live outside of the U.S. Think about it—that is 7 billion potential customers”

This week we celebrated the 20th anniversary of UDOT's Incident Management Team.

Governor Gary R. Herbert stopped by Salt Lake City International Airport to salute World War II veterans as they took their Honor Flight to see the World War II memorial in the nation's capital.

“This is the first time our department has put together a report with such a broad set of health indicators by Utah Small Areas,” said Michael Friedrichs, UDOH epidemiologist.

Just look at the economic numbers tied to HAFB. It employs more than 20,000 personnel and has a yearly federal payroll of nearly $1.2 billion. It has a total economic impact is $3 billion per year.

Just a few days are left until the fair comes to a close on September 14th. Don't miss out on the great activities and interesting displays this year.

The public expects to be able to interact with their government using new convenient technologies, and with the new services that states like Utah are delivering, that expectation is being met, Sander said.

This year's state fair includes entertainment by the Beach Boys, Grand Funk Railroad, and Zendaya. Don't miss the Utah's Own Rodeo and of course all the rides, fun, and agricultural exhibits that you always expect at the Fair.

Anna Mancuso, a Centenarian Celebration ‘regular’, was pleased to carry the honor of oldest person in Utah at 110 years young. Surrounded by four of her family members, Mancuso was cracking jokes at her table

Daring to Dream Big

Mon, 25 Aug 2014

Instead of letting her formidable teenage years of trauma define her, Cindy wanted to define herself. She was the first in her family to attend college.

The Utah Global forum will help businesses export successfully and adapt to today’s global marketplace and succeed in untapped markets.

Several options for relocating the Fairpark were explored, ranging from rebuilding the same structures at a new location to creating a traveling fair partnering with county fairs.

From Beaver to Farmington, you'll find lots of activity going on this week at county fairs throughout the state.

"He set a daunting goal of making Utah the number one performing economy in America and the premier global business destination," Business Facilities magazine reports. "The results can't be denied"

June’s job growth is the highest thus far in 2014, both in terms of rate and numerical change compared to 2013. A growing job market aligns with the downward trend in the unemployment rate over the last three months.

Pioneer Day is an official state holiday celebrated July 24th of every year. The day commemorates the Mormon pioneers passage into the Salt Lake Valley from Emigration Canyon in 1847

The Utah Geological Survey has created a new interactive map service to help visitors explore the many fossil and dinosaur-related venues across the state of Utah.

Recently, the Alta Hotshots were recognized by the Great Basin Coordinating Group and statused with EGBCC and NIFC as type 1. The Division of Forestry, Fire, and State Lands now sponsers two IHCs out of the Lone Peak Center.

Utah is the second driest state in the country. We are the highest water users per person. With the ever changing climate and population projections Utahns need to change the way we use water. Conserve 25% by 2025!

15 miles of Mountain View Corridor opened December 15, 2012 in Salt Lake County from 16000 South to 5400 South. In fall of 2011, three miles opened in Utah County at 2100 North between I-15 and Redwood Road

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