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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.

In joint partnership, the Bureau of Land Management (BLM) and Utah Division of Wildlife Resources manage the Henry Mountains bison herd.

Utah has been awarded the "Gold Shovel" for significant job creation, infrastructure improvement and for leading the nation in fostering a world-class business environment.

SALT LAKE CITY (June 13, 2016) - Gov. Gary R. Herbert has appointed Craig Bunnell as a judge to fill a vacancy on the Seventh District Juvenile Court.

SALT LAKE CITY (June 12, 2016) - Utah 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 act of terror perpetuated earlier this morning in Orlando, Florida.

SALT LAKE CITY (June 12, 2016) - Utah Gov. Gary R. Herbert issued the following statement regarding this morning's attack in Florida:

Speaking to school teachers today, Gov. Gary R. Herbert praised a statewide effort to improve financial and economic literacy in Utah?s schools.

Utah ranks among the lowest states for how long people collect unemployment benefits.

If you'd like to give fishing a try ? but you don't have a fishing license ? grab a fishing pole and head to your nearest fishing water on June 11, 2016.

The Utah System of Higher Education released projected student enrollment figures, which show an additional 52,000 students are expected to come to Utah?s public college and university campuses over the next ten years.

On Tuesday, Gov. Gary Herbert visited St. Mark's Hospital to sign Senate Bill 106, a bill that takes aim at protecting health care professionals from patient and patient family assault.

Fly-fishing the quiet and peaceful lakes, rivers, and streams in the Uinta Mountains has become a favorite summer activity for anglers in the "know".

SALT LAKE CITY (May 27, 2016) - 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 in honor of Memorial Day.

SALT LAKE CITY (May 25, 2016) - Gov. Gary R. Herbert issued the following statement today regarding a multi-state lawsuit over the recent Department of Education and Department of Justice directive:

SALT LAKE CITY (May 24, 2016) - Gov. Gary R. Herbert has appointed Matthew Bates as a judge to fill a vacancy on the 3rd District Court.

SALT LAKE CITY (May 24, 2016) - Governor Gary R. Herbert announced the appointment of Dr. Laura Nelson as his new energy policy adviser at the fifth annual Governor's Utah Energy Development Summit, May 24, 2016.

Regular savings of even small amounts may make college more affordable. Money saved in a 529 college savings account is money that a college student will not have to borrow and repay with interest.

In one project, more than 225 fourth, fifth and sixth grade students at Maple Ridge Elementary School have engaged in Code.org's plugged and unplugged curriculum, administered by volunteers from InsideSales.com.

In the first two weeks of May there were 12 fatal crashes on Utah roads resulting in 15 deaths, 8 of those were unbuckled or improperly restrained. Nearly 50 percent of fatal crashes are unbuckled.

SALT LAKE CITY (May 23, 2016) - Gov. Gary R. Herbert issued the following statement today regarding the death of former Utah Gov. Jon Huntsman's chief of staff Neil Ashdown:

To celebrate, we are offering you a chance to win the prize of a lifetime, an inflatable life jacket that could end up saving your life.

Start your trip in Arches National Park, where just off the trail to Delicate Arch lie ancient Ute petroglyphs.

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