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SALT LAKE CITY (July 27, 2016) - Gov. Gary R. Herbert has appointed Douglas Nielsen as a judge on the 4th District Juvenile Court.

Cougars and bobcats are doing well in Utah. For that reason, Division of Wildlife Resources biologists are recommending only minor changes for Utah's 2016?2017 cougar hunting season.

Teacher preparation is a top issue among education leaders?not just for K-12, but for higher education as well.

SALT LAKE CITY (July 18, 2016) - 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 honor victims of the attack on police officers in Baton Rouge, Louisiana.

SALT LAKE CITY (July 18, 2016) - Gov. Gary R. Herbert has signed all eight bills passed by the Utah State Legislature during the July special session.

"Our long traditions of collaboration, innovation and entrepreneurship have earned us a spotlight on the nation's economic map, and businesses have noticed," said Gov. Gary Herbert.

Utah State University?s recently opened Brigham City academic building joins nine other USU buildings in attaining LEEDŽ Gold certification.

While high-elevation waters throughout Utah provide quality fishing in the summer, the Uinta Mountains and Boulder Mountain top the list.

Public health officials have decided to close Utah Lake, effective immediately, due to a large, harmful algal bloom that may pose a serious health risk to the public and animals.

SALT LAKE CITY (July 15, 2016) - 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 honor the victims of the terrorist attack in Nice, France.

SALT LAKE CITY (July 15, 2016) - Allegations of misconduct were recently raised related to the county commission primary race in Wayne County. If proven to be accurate these allegations may have impacted the final outcome of the election.

SALT LAKE CITY (July 15, 2016) - Allegations of misconduct were recently raised related to the county commission primary race in Wayne County. If proven to be accurate these allegations may have impacted the final outcome of the election.

In its annual survey of the 529 college-savings plan landscape, Morningstar said Utah residents also should look to UESP rather than seek out another state's 529 plan to save for their child's higher education expenses.

The Utah Driver License Division began issuing updated driver's licenses and ID this week, aimed to enhance security and protect Utahns from fraud, and Gov. Gary R. Herbert was first in line to renew his driver's license Monday.

SALT LAKE CITY (July 11, 2016) - Gov. Gary R. Herbert has issued a call for a special session of the Utah State Legislature. The session will be held on July 13 to consider measures related to unmanned aircrafts near wildland fires, the Utah State Fairpark and other issues.

SALT LAKE CITY (July 8, 2016) - Utah Gov. Gary R. Herbert has authorized the lowering of the flag of the United States of America and the State of Utah at all state facilities as a mark of respect for the victims of the attack in Dallas, Texas.

SALT LAKE CITY (July 7, 2016) - Lt. Gov. Spencer J. Cox has announced changes to his office staff.

This year, Utah?s FAFSA completions increased 5.5%. This number could have increased due to Utah joining the FAFSA Collective Impact Initiative last year

"Riding with the Stars" is the theme and Antelope Island State Park will be the venue for the 23rd Annual Antelope by Moonlight Bike Ride to be held on July 15th

The Utah Office of Outdoor Recreation is accepting applications for the Utah Outdoor Recreation Grant, formerly the Utah Waypoint Grant.

Construction is moving forward on Mountain View Corridor from 5400 South to 4100 South in West Valley City.

Drones have been interfering with firefighting operations in southern Utah. Governor Herbert visited the sites and called on Utahns not to fly drones in these restricted areas.

If you'd like to hunt tundra swans in Utah this fall, you need to be aware of a major change: starting this year, applications will be accepted in July.

Utah's Own is a state-funded program designed to help you discover delicious local products in your own backyard. Together, if we spent just 10% more on local businesses could keep $1.4 billion in the state of Utah.

SALT LAKE CITY (June 27, 2016) - After serving for10 years as a member of the governor's cabinet, Commissioner Sherrie Hayashi is stepping down to accept a position as the director of the University of Utah Office of Equal Opportunity.

The Department of Workforce Services provides information regarding Labor Law posters. These may be obtained free of charge from the agencies listed.

Please join us to learn about the reality of doing business in Cuba, some of the surprising synergies between Utah and Cuba, and how best to evaluate and prepare for current and potential future trade opportunities.

Rattlesnake safety tips

Fri, 24 Jun 2016

Eight rattlesnake subspecies live in Utah. The most common is the Great Basin rattlesnake. The Great Basin 'rattler' is found across the state.

The Utah State Board of Education unanimously selected veteran educator Sydnee Dickson as the next State Superintendent of Public Instruction on Thursday, June 23, 2016.

SALT LAKE CITY (June 23, 2016) - Gov. Gary R. Herbert issued the following statement in response to the Utah State Board of Education's selection of Sydnee Dickson as state superintendent:

SALT LAKE CITY (June 21, 2016) - Utahns have until midnight to register to vote in the upcoming primary election. More than 10 percent of registered voters have already cast ballots with approximately 130,000 ballots submitted to county clerks.

SALT LAKE CITY (June 21, 2016) - After serving 18 years in state government and nearly 10 years as a member of Gov. Herbert's Cabinet, Kim Hood is retiring on July 1, 2016.

"Mexico holds significant opportunities for Utah's economic growth," said Harvey Scott, director of International Trade and Diplomacy for the Governor's Office of Economic Development (GOED).

The two week games feature nearly 10,000 athletes from across the state competing in over 40 events. According to Gov. Herbert, the Utah games are the 3rd longest running games in the United States.

Utah Lt. Governor Spencer Cox joins NBC?s Andrea Mitchell to discuss his recent speech at a Orlando shooting vigil that has now gone viral on social media.

SALT LAKE CITY (June 16, 2016) - Governor Gary R. Herbert, Senate President Wayne Niederhauser, House Speaker Greg Hughes, and Utah Supreme Court Chief Justice Matthew Durrant today announced the formation of the interbranch Utah Juvenile Justice Working Group that will conduct a data-driven examination of Utah's juvenile justice system and issue a comprehensive set of policy recommendations aimed at protecting public safety...

Many colleges and universities are hosting girls-only STEM camps, to encourage better participation by women in STEM fields.

SALT LAKE CITY - The 4th District Judicial Nominating Commission has selected nominees for a vacancy on the 4th District Juvenile Court. This vacancy was created by the Legislature during the 2016 Legislative Session. The 4th Judicial District includes Juab, Millard, Utah, and Wasatch counties.

Tribute to Orlando

Tue, 14 Jun 2016

Speech delivered by Utah Lt. Governor Spencer J. Cox on 6/13/16 to the Salt Lake City Candlelight vigil for the Orlando mass shooting victims.

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