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The Utah Legislature authorized $35 million Wednesday for the Jeffrey R. Holland Centennial Commons building. It will be the largest facility on campus with five stories and 170,000 square feet of floor space.

The Utah Division of Housing and Community Development's Olene Walker Housing Loan Fund will share the results of an initiative that creates more community driven housing projects at the annual Council of State Community Development Agencies (COSCDA) Manager Conference in Washington D.C. on March 16, 2010.

SALT LAKE CITY - Governor Gary R. Herbert signed the following bills today:

Utah Governor Gary R. Herbert, has authorized all state agencies to lower the Flag of the United States of America and the Flag of the State of Utah on Saturday, March 13, 2010.  The flags shall be flown at half-staff from sunrise to sunset  to honor Lance Corporal Nigel K. Olsen.  Lance Corporal Olsen, 21, died March 4 due to injuries sustained from combat action in Helmand Province, Afghanistan.

Utah cowboys can be among the first in the nation to use the Internet to renew or apply for a livestock brand or earmark. The traditional 5-year renewal cycle for livestock brands is currently under way. This ritual has been part of the Utah West since the 1860's.

SALT LAKE CITY - In a groundbreaking effort to achieve tort reform in Utah, the Legislature have given its final approval to HB408 and a companion resolution, HJR 34.

Researchers at the University of Utah and other institutions have sequenced for the first time the entire genome of a family, enabling them to accurately estimate the average rate at which parents pass genetic mutations to their offspring and also identify precise locations where parental chromosomes exchange information that creates new combinations of genetic traits in their children.

The Department of Environmental Quality has joined the Department of Human Services in the new office building at 195 North 1950 West.

SALT LAKE CITY - Utah Governor Gary R. Herbert has issued the following statement regarding the death of Lance Corporal Nigel K. Olsen:

SALT LAKE CITY - Utah school teachers visited Capitol Hill Wednesday and delivered handwritten notes to Governor Gary R. Herbert to thank him for his dedicated defense of public education funding.

Six-million dollars will soon be turned into roughly $50 million worth of energy efficiency projects in Utah. The Utah State Energy Program (USEP) is partnering with the Division of Facilities Construction and Management (DFCM) to invest more than $50 million in energy efficiency measures in state-owned buildings.

The Utah Department of Health (UDOH), in conjunction with the Utah Hospitals & Health Systems Association (UHA) and HealthInsight, today released the 2009 Sentinel Event Data report for the state of Utah. Sentinel events are defined as unanticipated deaths, wrong-site surgeries, patient abductions, and loss of function that occur at a hospital or ambulatory surgical center and are directly related to any clinical service.

Community fisheries in Utah

Wed, 10 Mar 2010

This new map helps you explore community fisheries across the state of Utah.

The College of Eastern Utah is now officially part of the Utah State University system as a result of the passage of Senate Bill 69 by the Utah State Legislature March 4. Pending the governor's signature, the passage of the bill marks the first higher education merger between two long-standing institutions in the state's history. CEU's new name will be Utah State University-College of Eastern Utah.

A documentary produced in southern Utah about the trail to glory of a national saddle bronc champion has won the "Outstanding Documentary, Contemporary" award from the National Cowboy and Western Heritage Museum. Born to Ride: Cody Wright and the Quest for a World Title, produced by Southern Utah University in Cedar City, Utah, has won the prestigious Western Heritage Award.

Alpine School District is pleased to announce the implementation of Family Access by Skyward, Inc. Family Access is a secure internet-based website that will allow you to easily keep track of your student's attendance and grades. Family Access will be provided by Alpine School District as a free service and will be available to all parents with children enrolled in the district.

Your neighbor won't be catching and keeping venomous snakes in his house, at least not legally. At their March 4 meeting in Salt Lake City, members of the Utah Wildlife Board voted against a proposal that would have allowed people to collect and keep Great Basin rattlesnakes.

Great new publication from the Utah Travel Council takes you around some of the state of Utah's most scenic drives.

The annual Governor's Utah Economic Summit will again set the foundation for the outlook and forecast for Utah in 2010 and beyond. Respected leaders from across the state will discuss the business opportunities across the state.

SALT LAKE CITY - Governor Gary R. Herbert signed the following bills today:

Updates from UDOT for construction activity this week on Pioneer Crossing in Lehi and Saratoga Springs, SR92 in Highland, and State Route 198 in Spanish Fork.

"Our spring field trip season is coming up fast," says Justina Parsons-Bernstein, Great Salt Lake Nature Center director. "We're looking for people to help us run field trips, workshops and nature tours. These activities happen during the day. They're a lot of fun."

Get the latest information on Utah's economy with the current issue of Trendlines magazine from the Department of Workforce Services.

The 2010 Convention is scheduled for June 9-12 in St. George, Utah.

SALT LAKE CITY - Governor Gary R. Herbert signed the following bill today: HB 39, Dunnigan - "Insurance Related Amendments"

Utah Governor Gary R. Herbert, has authorized all state agencies to lower the Flag of the United States of America and the Flag of the State of Utah on Saturday, March 6, 2010.  The flags shall be flown at half-staff from sunrise to sunset on March 6, 2010 to honor Lance Corporal Carlos A. Aragon.  Lance Corporal Aragon, 19, died March 1 while supporting combat operations in Afghanistan's Helmand province.

Youth Education gives you endless possibilities to meet new friends, explore your interests, develop your talents, and make a name for yourself. Discover a world of art, music, science, sports, photography, computers, and more!

Federal funding for energy-related projects has exploded, providing Utah opportunities to leverage existing strengths and create jobs in the new energy economy. Through the end of 2009, USTAR's Technology Outreach team coordinated and supported $1.1 billion in grant applications, for USTAR and non-USTAR entities. Utah-supported applicants have won more than $40 million in new research funding so far, with an additional $450 million pending.

The Governor's Utah Economic Summit will be held Monday, March 29, 2010. We are excited to add the Student Business Summit as part of this event. The Student Business Summit will feature keynote speakers, business leaders, entrepreneurs, venture capitalists, and experts in their field.

Amy Clay came to the Career and Networking Fair, held Tuesday at Ogden-Weber Applied Technology College, looking for one thing: a job. Clay has been out of work since August after 10 years doing medical transcription work. "I'm keeping my options open," she said about her job search. "I'm considering school. I'm reaching my 40s, so if I'm going to (change careers), this is the time." She said she received good information and saw several job prospects at the fair.

Tundra Swan Day, March 13

Wed, 03 Mar 2010

The Division of Wildlife Resources and the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service will host Utah's annual Tundra Swan Day on March 13, 2010. Admission is free. Viewing will take place at three sites?the Farmington Bay Waterfowl Management Area west of Farmington, the Salt Creek WMA west of Corinne and the Bear River Migratory Bird Refuge west of Brigham City.

SALT LAKE CITY - Utah Governor Gary R. Herbert issued the following statement today regarding the death of Lance Corporal Carlos A. Aragon.

Former U.S. Army World Class Athlete Program bobsledder Steven Holcomb of Park City ended Team USA?s 62-year gold medal drought in Olympic bobsled by driving to victory in the four-man event Feb. 27 at Whistler Sliding Centre.

The seminar is hosted by the Bridgerland Applied Technology College in Brigham City on March 17th.

This newsletter provides an update on the economies of Davis, Morgan, and Weber counties.

Skyline High School is producing EagleNest TV where they are using YouTube to put school news online.

A unanimous preliminary vote in the Senate on Friday puts the College of Eastern Utah one step closer to a proposed affiliation with Utah State University. SB69, sponsored by Sen. David Hinkins, R-Orangeville, puts the care of the two-year community college, which has struggled with enrollment numbers and finances, under the authority of the research institution in Logan, however, with a chancellor at the helm.

The UDWR, the Department of Natural Resources and Utah State University Extension have worked to engage local communities and land owners in implementing conservation actions identified in the plan to conserve the Gunnison and greater sage-grouse species and their natural habitats.

Through a scientific examination of the scholarly output of universities on the Web, the Webometrics Ranking of World Universities places the University of Utah at 48th best out of more than 18,000 others worldwide. That's an improvement of eight spots from the previous ranking.

A group of Weber State University students have received a grant from NASA to do some light dusting ? of the stratosphere. WSU's High Altitude Reconnaissance Balloon for Outreach and Research team has received a $25,000 grant from NASA to monitor atmospheric dust over the Wasatch Front. In particular, the researchers are trying to learn more about stratospheric aerosols, an important but poorly understood aspect of Earth's climate.

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