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Today, there are thousands of full university courses and tens of thousands of learning modules available as open educational resources under open licenses like those offered by Creative Commons. Open Education 2007 will focus specifically on localizing

What's Goin' Down Up North has been scheduled for September 27, 2007. This is the second annual Summit to partner and showcase business and economic development activity in Box Elder, Cache, Franklin and Rich counties. It will be held at USU Innovation Ca

The State of Utah's web portal, was awarded 1st Place in the 2007 Best of The Web competition sponsored by the National Center for Digital Government. The Best of Web is an annual awards program that recognizes the most innovative, user-friendly state and

Flying Wild Program

Sun, 23 Sep 2007

Flying WILD is a new bird conservation education program now available in Utah through the Utah Division of Wildlife Resources' Project WILD program, in partnership with the Council for Environmental Education. Educator Training is scheduled for Septem

A chance to view and learn more about migrating birds of prey will be available Sept. 22, during Utah's annual Raptor Watch Day. Viewing will take place from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. at the Orem Overlook along Squaw Peak Road, east of Orem.

Santa Clara's Swiss Days celebration includes handicrafts, fun activities, heritage displays, concerts, food, and more.

The Utah Office of Ethnic Affairs, The Governor's Office of Economic Development and their sponsors are pleased to invite you to their second annual Ethnic Business Conference "Success on the Rise". The conference will be held October 10, 2007 from 8:00 a

Search the U-PASS results to see how your school performed on standard tests.

This conference covers a variety of emergency management topics for managers at all levels of government..

The new edition of this resource handbook is now available! The book uses a question and answer format to cover legal topics of special concern to women in such areas as consumer transactions, domestic relations, employment, education, and health care.

State Capitol Docents Needed

Tue, 18 Sep 2007

Docents at the Utah State Capitol are interpreters trained to relate, in an exciting and meaningful way, information highlighting the Capitol, its grounds,its artwork, and artifacts, exhibitions and events. If you are interested in joining a dynamic, moti

The Bear River Heritage Area straddles the Idaho-Utah border where the Great Basin and the Rocky Mountains meet. It is home to a strong agricultural economy, history-laced landscape, and abundant natural beauty. Retrace the footsteps of early fur traders,

Right now, Utah stands alone economically, leading the nation in employment growth with a 4.5-percent rate (June 2007). Utah stands out because that rate of growth is so far ahead of the next closest state, Arizona, whose growth rate measures 3.4 percent.

UDOT is implementing Utah's first CFI (continuous flow intersection) at 3500 South and Bangerter Highway to improve traffic flow through the area. CFI is a new approach to intersection design. Compared to a traditional intersection, it reduces the steps i

The Division of Wildlife Resources has finished conducting surveys of Gunnison's prairie dogs in southeastern Utah. Other state wildlife agencies in Colorado, New Mexico and Arizona are also finishing identical surveys within their boundaries.

Come apply for a U.S. passport! Bring a birth certificate, previous passport, or a naturalization certificate (if you are foreign born). Bring a valid state or government photo ID. Bring a check or money order. You can get passport pictures at the fair. C

Celebrate Constitution Day

Mon, 17 Sep 2007

On September 17, 1787, the delegates to the Constitutional Convention met for the last time to sign the document they had created.

The Utah State Library (USL) celebrated its 50th anniversary with a gala event hosted by Governor Jon Huntsman, Jr. and First Lady Mary Kaye Huntsman at the Governor?s Mansion on September 13, 2007. The State Library began in the Governor?s Mansion horse

South Davis Transit Project

Mon, 17 Sep 2007

The South Davis Transit DEIS is being conducted to identify the best transit solution and or solutions for South Davis County. A joint stakeholder and public involvement program has been developed as part of the South Davis Transit plan and you can partic

Utah Pandemic Influenza Plan

Mon, 17 Sep 2007

The Utah Pandemic Flu Plan was completed in August and is now available online.

The 2007 Survivorship Summit will offer concurrent sessions on both Adult and Childhood Cancers. Helpful information on survivorship will be addressed by medical personnel and survivors.

Register for 2007 Youth Pheasant Hunts. Date of hunts: Nov. 10, 2007. We will take applications until slots are filled.

Gold Medal Schools have safe routes to school, offer healthy food choices, encourage physical activity, fight tobacco use, and reward kids with non-food items. Each school determines the pace of the program with help from mentors, principals, a teacher or

Most first-time home buyers are familiar with various types of insurance (e.g., auto, life), but are unaware of what title insurance is, and the role it plays in real estate transactions. In the rush to close such transactions as quickly as possible, titl

At this workshop, business and industry professionals will help you learn the skills you need to help you run a successful small business.

State oversight of radioactive materials in Utah adequately protects public health, according to the preliminary audit findings of the U.S. Nuclear Regulatory Commission (NRC). "We are very satisfied with the results," said Dane Finerfrock, director of

Do Not Call Expiration Alert

Fri, 14 Sep 2007

The Division of Consumer Protection is asking Utah consumers to go online to or call 1-888-382-1222 to check the status of their phone number registration with the National Do Not Call Registry. The Federal Trade Commission is warning co

School kids playing outside during recess on hazy winter days can breathe a little easier in the wake of a Department of Environmental Quality (DEQ)-participating study. Preliminary findings of a 2006-07 pilot study at Greenville Elementary in Cache Co

Utah Fish Advisories

Fri, 14 Sep 2007

Fish are important in a healthy diet. They are a lean, low-calorie source of protein. However, some fish from specific areas in Utah may contain chemicals that could pose health risks. When contaminant levels are unsafe, Utah Public Health Officials issue

This year with the Child Passenger Safety Week parents are reminded to use a child safety seat in the back of their vehicles, restrain their child properly and in accordance with their size and age. The National Seat Check Saturday will take place on Sept

The 2007 version of the Data Book for higher education in Utah provides detailed statistics and information on Utah's system of colleges and universities. This year's version is only being provided online or on CD.

Utah documentarian Craig Denton has focused his camera's lens on the Bear River, along its circular path and in all of its moods. In this work, he has attempted to give the river a voice and alert those of us living in the arid west that it is time to ret

The men and women who prowl the Internet to make it safe for Utah children are being recognized for their efforts. The National Law Center for Children and Families is giving the "Child Defender" Award to the Utah Internet Crimes Against Children (ICAC) T

This year's conference will be held at the Zermatt Resort in Midway on September 18th and 19th. Also visit for additional information.

If you want to apply for a cougar hunting permit for Utah's upcoming season, you'll have to apply on the Internet. The Division of Wildlife Resources will not accept paper applications for limited entry cougar permits this year. You can apply for a

Workplace safety, new minimum wage laws and the latest appellate court decisions are all featured in the latest edition of the On-the-Job news bulletin.

Visit the Utah Cancer Action Network website for more information about prostate cancer as well as news about all forms of cancer.

MyLibraryDV is a unique video-on-demand service created by Recorded Books in partnership with your local library. You can access hundreds of hours of DVD-quality programming such as cooking with America's Test Kitchen, travel with Rick Steves' Europe, lea

September 21 - 22; JOHNSTON?S ARMY ADVENTURE CAMP: Boy Scouts travel back in time to 1861 and enter the world of a soldier at Camp Floyd, Utah Territory. As a newly enlisted private, scouts don a uniform and shoulder muskets. The Adventure Camp experien

Utah Gov. Jon M. Huntsman, Jr., declared the week of Sept. 9-15 as Utah State University Cooperative Extension Week. Huntsman's declaration states that Extension is dedicated to improving the quality of life for Utahns by responding to diverse issues wit

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