UDOT and the Office of Tourism operate six welcome centers close to freeways or highways and near state borders. The Utah Office of Tourism headquarters at Council Hall in Salt Lake City also serves as a welcome center.
Statewide, free, and six weeks long. From September 13th through the entire month of October, the Utah Humanities Book Festival will feature hundreds of authors and presenters who will be discussing books at sites from Logan to St. George and from Vernal to Delta.
The 60th Annual Utah State History Conference Encounters: Moments of Change September 20-23, 2012 In partnership with the Fort Douglas Military Museum Association
This update looks at the demographic characteristics of almost 70,000 cancer survivors in Utah.
August temperatures remained signiﬁcantly above the 30-year mean. The state recorded 150 readings that tied or broke daily high temperature records for the month, and 40 readings that tied or broke daily low temperature records.
Utah Arts & Museums announces a call for entries for its annual statewide visual arts competition. This year’s media are Craft and Photography.
An estimated 200 barrels of oil were released after an explosion occurred at HollyFrontier's refinery in Woods Cross on Thursday, August 30. The eruption splattered oil into neighboring yards up to 1 mile southeast of the refinery. No injuries were reported.
Governor Gary Herbert joined with Prosperity 2020 business and education partners Thursday to launch a partnership that will establish the greater Salt Lake area as a top ten center for technology jobs and businesses.
Utah’s youth smoking rate has plunged by more than 50 percent since 1999 and is now at its lowest recorded level. That’s according to the just-released Utah Department of Health (UDOH) Tobacco Prevention and Control Program (TPCP) Twelfth Annual Report. Rates have dropped in nearly all local health districts (LHDs) and research shows that a milestone number of tobacco users have taken advantage of state-sponsored tobacco cessation programs.
Today, consumers use credit to purchase almost everything from appliances to cars. For smaller purchases, like a new TV or washing machine, most credit lenders do not insist that a consumer buy insurance coverage. But for major purchases like a new home or car the lender expects the consumer to insure the property against losses
Vote.Utah.gov is a complete resource to help you prepare for the 2012 General Election. Make sure you're registered and know where you can vote on November 6.
With nearly 60% of Utah adults overweight or obese, the Utah Department of Health (UDOH) Physical Activity, Nutrition & Obesity (PANO) Program has launched a new website, www.choosehealth.utah.gov, to help individuals and families choose healthy options.
The second annual Governor's Health Summit could not come at a more pivotal time, as leaders in both government and the private sector face critical decisions about the future of health care in our state.
Early bird registration is August 20–October 5, 2012 Regular registration is October 6–19, 2012
The Small Business Bridge Program (Bridge Program) provides a limited reimbursement opportunity to small businesses that incur training costs from the creation of new jobs. The Bridge Program provides a streamlined process to ensure businesses are not over burdened with difficult requirements.
The Bangerter Highway Design-Build project team will be holding an opening event marking the completion of this project on Wednesday, August 22
Members of the Utah Board of Tourism Development have approved 28 of 43 Cooperative Marketing applications from non-profit tourism entities totaling about $1.4 million in funding to promote the state to out-of-state visitors.
The department is also working with its partners in higher education to assist service members in obtaining official training records for review by the schools admission office for consideration of transfer of credit and CLEP opportunities, accelerating the pathway to certificate or degree.
More than half of U.S. households are home to at least one pet and the number is growing both nationwide and in Utah. Despite our local love for animals, many pets in Utah are exposed to secondhand smoke, which can have detrimental effects on their health and even lead to early death.
Get the latest news, info, and calendars from Utah's Emergency Management Community in this bi-monthly publication.
The State of Utah has chosen the Governor's Medal for Science and Technology as a symbol of recognition to those individuals who have provided distinguished service to the State of Utah in the fields of science and technology.
Effective August 7, 2012 all weekly filing must be done on the internet. You will no longer be able to file weekly claims by phone.
As of today, our results start tallying and our leader board will show the top 10 individuals, teams and companies in the running for our grand prizes.
In FY 2013, participating communities have access to $1.9 million in funding set aside exclusively for the construction of new multi-family affordable housing.
Free concerts of folk and ethnic music and dance are presented selected Monday evenings in July and August at 7 p.m. in front of the Chase Home Museum in the middle of Liberty Park
UDOT's Restore 14 Project replaces and improves a section of state Route 14 affected by a major landslide and addresses other smaller slides and erosion along the route between Cedar City and Cedar Breaks National Monument.
UDOT is asking stakeholders to get involved by learning about the project and commenting on an Environmental Assessment that identifies the environmental impacts that may result from potential improvements to I-15 at 24th Street.
he Utah Department of Agriculture and Food (UDAF) has awarded $1,000,000 in grants to fight the spread of invasive weed species throughout Utah. Controlling the spread of invasive weeds is one means to reduce the threat of catastrophic wildfires.
Please Drive Aware and Ride Aware this summer. There is a lot of traffic out there and there are more motorcycles than ever before on Utah's roads.
The Utah State Bulletin (Bulletin) is an official noticing publication of the executive branch of Utah State Government. The Department of Administrative Services, Division of Administrative Rules produces the Bulletin under authority of Section 63G-3-402.
Utah is creating a new management tool to maximize the money spent on criminal justice and provides August 2012 as the deadline for completing this round of analysis.
The Utah Division of Water Quality has released a study detailing the effectiveness of the cleanup of Red Butte Creek which was contaminated by an oil spill from the Chevron pipeline in June 2010.
Today, the Utah Department of Health (UDOH) published the July 2012 Utah Health Status Report, which ranked high blood pressure, or hypertension, as the second most costly chronic disease in the state. The annual costs to treat high blood pressure in Utah total an average of more than $111 million.
Last October a massive landslide destroyed a half-mile section of SR-14. UDOT’s construction contractor, Kiewit Western Co., successfully opened the road by Memorial Day, ahead of schedule. But slope instability in the west end of the project area required UDOT and Kiewit to expand the scope and duration of the work.
VMT. It sounds like the name of a concept car. It isn't, but it does relate to automobile use. The acronym stands for "Vehicle Miles Traveled," and it is an important consideration in travel demand management and employer based trip reduction programs.
Sensitive people (those with respiratory or heart disease, the elderly, and children) should reduce prolonged or heavy exertion outdoors. Smoke from wild fires could cause high concentrations of particulates in populated areas. If smoke becomes thick, persons with existing heart or respiratory ailments should reduce physical exertion and outdoor activity.
Governor Gary R. Herbert announced that no changes to state law are necessary to reduce fire risks in the state. He added that State Forester Dick Buehler has authority to limit the discharge of firearms in unincorporated areas.
The first section on I-15 CORE from Lehi to Pleasant Grove is now complete. All six lanes in each direction opened to traffic on the morning of June 14.
Statewide fire restrictions have been issued by fire managers from the Utah Division of Forestry, Fire and State Lands, Bureau of Land Management, Forest Service, National Park Service, Bureau of Indian Affairs and the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service. That is, that all lands in the State of Utah, except incorporated towns and cities, are closed to fireworks.
Any Utah company can apply. If your company has locations in other states, you will just apply on behalf of your Utah-based employees. It is free to apply, and companies must be current on their state/federal taxes.