The Utah Cancer Control Program has awarded the grants to support projects that include radon exposure; breast, colorectal, and skin cancer; lung cancer screening; and cancer survivorship, among others.
Utah’s nonfarm payroll employment for May 2013 grew by an estimated 2.6percent, adding 32,600 jobs to the economy as compared to May 2012.
The enhanced quality of life linked with college-educated women contributes to their ability to be more resilient when faced with stressful situations.
10am - 4pm. Free sailboat rides, BBQ at the beach, learn about Park City Sailing programs, stand up paddle boarding, boating safety classes for kids, and laser rigging and racing clinic.
Get the latest situation reports and wildfire operations briefings from the Utah Division of Emergency Management.
Throughout the summer, the Utah Department of Health (UDOH), Office of Health Disparities (OHD) will partner with community groups and clinics to screen underserved Utahns for health risks.
Due to dry and other conditions, many local communities have implemented additional restrictions for fireworks this summer.
The event will allow visitors to learn about the archeological digs at Camp Floyd from 1982 to 1993. Learn what they found!
Five hundred men and women donned caps and gowns over their prison jumpsuits at the Draper and Gunnison prisons this year, as they celebrated an important milestone.
The Department of Workforce Services is working with employers throughout the state to promote job opportunities. Check out some of those this week.
This is a fun and educational activity for your entire family and admission is free. We hope you’ll enjoy the many recreational opportunities Utah Lake has to offer.
Use this interactive map from the Utah Department of Agriculture and Food to find locations, dates, and times for farmers markets throughout the state.
Utah Department of Health’s anti-tobacco effort is launching a new ad campaign ‘Quitting For Real’. Quitting for real isn't easy, but it's worth it.
Submissions will be accepted until June 5th.
To help bicyclists understand roadway conditions, a series of maps have been created and are available online.
Det. 50 and 19th Special Forces Deploy to Afghanistan...
Use this service to find persons buried in Utah in advance of Memorial Day...
Crews have discovered Virgin Anasazi artifacts, one of which has been named the oldest site in southwestern Utah.
If you hope to avoid getting the flu as a result of visiting a hospital, there’s a new tool in your arsenal.
Eagle Mountain City Events sponsors the Pony Express Days Festival and Fair May 21 - June 1.
The Bureau of Emergency Medical Services has work with others to speed up the process of getting stroke victims to the critical care they need.
Four Shakespearean classics, two hit musicals, an American stage icon about justice, and a regional premier of a new play are all scheduled as part of the 2013 season.
Be sure to arrive early and be prepared to talk with potential employers!
The Southern Utah Veterans Home-Ivins Dedication Ceremony is scheduled for May 23
On May 10, 1869 the Union and Central Pacific Railroads joined their rails at Promontory Summit. Reenactments are held Saturdays and holidays at 11am and 1pm.
This brand new facility will add 2,200 high-quality and higher-paying jobs over the next few decades. It could result in another $127 million in state revenues - money we can invest in education...
Come to Utah State Railroad Museum for National Train Day! Explore the museums at Union Station for free, ride the mini train around the Fountain Plaza and marvel at the scale model train exhibits.
Youth, ages 14-21 are invited to meet with area employers. Youth who have prepared a master application or resumé will be given a ticket for express entry into the job fair.
For the first time ever, the Utah Department of Health (UDOH) has released a hospital-specific report of healthcare associated infections (HAIs) in licensed hospitals* with intensive care units (ICUs).
Statewide events will give you insight into groups who made their lives here for thousands of years before people started writing history. During Utah Archaeology Week you can learn about Utah's past and have fun while doing it.
The Utah Broadband Project is working together with Utah Associations of Governments (AOGs) to address broadband planning issues on a regional level. Beginning in Spring 2013, the Project will convene planning councils on a regional basis to carry out this initiative.
Utah’s Primary Care Network (PCN) will open enrollment today. PCN is a primary preventive health coverage plan for uninsured adults. Benefits include physician services, prescriptions, dental services, eye exams, emergency room visits, birth control, and general preventive services.
Snotel reports from around the state show that precipitation levels in Utah may be the lowest in 10 years.
Substantial completion of construction in the business district is anticipated to be June 15, 2013. Completion of the entire project including U.S. 89A is expected in August 2013.
A proactive approach regarding food safety at outdoor markets will safeguard vendors from violations that have the potential to make consumers ill.
In recognition of Records and Information Management Month, the Utah State Archives will host a series of presentations on Thursday, April 25th focusing on practical tools and tips for records preservation and management.
“I’m delighted to congratulate this year’s recipients of the Governor’s Leadership in the Arts Awards,” said Governor Herbert. “They have tirelessly championed the arts, enhancing the lives of Utahns with their visionary leadership and dedication.
Residents and regulators alike are breathing a sigh of relief as the winter wood burn season comes to an end. This winter's snow cover and meteorological conditions prompted multi-week-long inversions - among the worst air quality seen along the Wasatch Front since 2006.
Employees gathered in the Calvin Rampton Atrium and via video conference at offices around the state to hear John’s final farewell. He began by mentioning the major accomplishments we’ve seen over the past 12 years during his time as director.
The Division of Water Quality has been actively collecting environmental samples associated with the Chevron pipeline spill near Willard Bay. The available analyses demonstrate that the response actions have been mostly successful in preventing the spilled diesel from contaminating Willard Bay.