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The University of Utah, Google and Universal Studios Creative will host a free workshopand tutorial on the SketchUp software for parents and teachers of children with autistic characteristics. The SketchUp workshop will take place on Saturday, Feb. 6 from 10 a.m. to noon

A newly-published report describes the discovery of two new prehistoric rodents in Utah. The report also identifies two fossil rodents and a rabbit previously known from other states. All are from a site near Sevier in central Utah.

Each year in Utah, there is an overwhelming amount of money spent on medical bills to treat bicyclists and pedestrians who have been involved in a crash involving a motor vehicle. In 2007, hospital and emergency charges totaled more than $8.4 million to treat bicycle injuries and nearly $7.5 million to treatpedestrian injuries. All highway safety issues are covered in the 53-page 2009 Highway Safety Report. 

Applications are now being accepted for a vacancy on the Utah Supreme Court bench. The position will replace Justice Michael J. Wilkins who will retire effective May 15, 2010. To be considered for the position, candidates must be at least 30 years of age, a citizen of the United States, a resident of Utah for at least five years, and admitted to practice law in Utah.

Growing a vegetable garden can be fun and rewarding and is a great family activity. There is nothing like a ripe vine tomato or other fresh produce. Learn from experts how to prepare and take care of your garden and fruit trees in Utah.

Weber State Storytelling Festival will be on February 22, 23, 2010 at the Eccles Conference Center. National, State and local storytellers perform. The public is invited to attend. February 24, 2010 the activities will be held at the Davis Conference Center. Over 20 students and student groups from Weber District Elementary and Secondary Schools will present stories at the festival. Schools are invited to bring students to the three day festival.

Agriculture in Utah carries roughly half the relative economic weight that it does nationwide. In 2008, farming accounted for just 0.25 percent of total personal income ($218 million) in Utah and 0.47 percent of gross state product ($511 million).

SALT LAKE CITY - Utah Governor Gary R. Herbert joined Salt Lake City Mayor Ralph Becker and mayors from across the Wasatch Front this morning to urge Utahns to participate in the "Clean Air Challenge."

This site goes through all the requirements for Utah auto dealers.

The dam has been repaired, and fisheries biologists with the Utah Division of Wildlife Resources (DWR) have stocked smallmouth bass and tiger muskie into this reservoir located in the desert north of Gusher.

Forty-two bighorn sheep were released at two sites along the Little Hole Road below Flaming Gorge Reservoir on Jan. 26.

This report from the Utah Geological Survey provides an extensive, graphical look at Utah's Energy Resources.  In his January 2010 State of the State address, Governor Gary Herbert calls for Utah to become a leader in global energy development.

SALT LAKE CITY - Governor Gary R. Herbert has directed that negotiations between the states of Utah and Nevada regarding water in the Snake Valley area be put on hold in light of a Nevada Supreme Court decision released today.

Governor Herbert and Mayor Becker, joined by mayors from across the Wasatch Front, including Salt Lake County Peter Corroon and Provo Mayor John Curtis, will announce efforts to improve air quality across the State.

School counselors provide information, strategies, and opportunities for students to safely navigate the many pathways to a successful future. Counselors meet with students individually or in small groups to teach and practice essential social skills, coping strategies, and emotional management techniques in early school years to prevent future at-risk behaviors and failures.

You are invited to participate in the Utah Rocky Mountain High School Mediafest competition at The College of Eastern Utah in Price, Utah.

Public, private and non-profit homeless service providers will conduct an annual Point-In-Time Count of the homeless population in Utah on Wednesday, Jan. 27, 2010. "It is absolutely essential that we accurately characterize homelessness in Utah," said Gordon Walker, director, Division of Housing and Community Development.

Governor Gary R. Herbert's State of the State Address was delivered in the Chambers of the Utah House of Representatives on Tuesday, January 26, 2010

Governor Gary R. Herbert's State of the State Address was delivered in the Chambers of the Utah House of Representatives on Tuesday, January 26, 2010

Our emphasis on electronic solutions to create both cost savings and better public service is attracting national attention.  Not only are we on the cutting edge in the use these technologies, but also, unlike the other states in these studies, the Utah courts have in every instance developed and implemented them entirely inhouse with existing resources.

The State of the State address will be streamed live at http://www.utah.gov/governor. Full text of the speech will be available on the Governor's website at 7:00 p.m. MST.

Utah's nonfarm wage and salaried job count for December 2009, as generated by the United States Bureau of Labor Statistics (BLS), contracted by 2.8 percent over the past 12 months, a continuing trend toward moderating job losses. Approximately 34,700 jobs have been removed from the Utah economy since December 2008, lowering total wage and salary employment to 1,211,100.

The Governor will deliver the 2010 State of the State Address.

Nestled in the northwestern corner of Kane County is a geologically unique feature that receives few visitors. Although most people in Utah have seen caves and waterfalls, it is peculiar for a waterfall to emerge from a cave system.

 Forty bison will soon have a new home in northeastern Utah.  The Division of Wildlife Resources captured the bison on Jan. 15 and Jan. 16 on the Henry Mountains in southeastern Utah.

Utah's Department of Community and Culture offers this gateway to the thousands of cultural assets digitized from Utah's unique and varied collections. Please come back often, as we add new items to this portal regularly.

Four Dixie State College of Utah student entrepreneurs have created a new online campus marketplace designed for students to buy and sell items and services from fellow students and the community.

Do you want to be notified of Labor Commission news and updates.  Subscribe and stay up to-date on Labor Commission notices, news and announcements of your choice.

Based on construction survey research, interviews with local government and economic development staff, and meetings with business leaders in your community, the Utah Department of Transportation (UDOT) has pooled a wealth of knowledge and resources to provide you with a concise, reader-friendly guide to help you prepare your business for transportation construction projects.

In the spring of 2009, UUSS opened the Rio Tinto Earthquake Information Center, a state-of-the-art facility for earthquake information and community outreach. The facility forms part of the UUSS's new space for seismic network operations.

Beginning January 1, 2010, the process for applying for a Utah Driver License changes.  Make sure you are prepared in advance.

The PBS channel at the University of Utah, KUED, now provides much of its programming through this online channel.

"Diversity - The New Frontier in Science: Keeping the Dream Alive" is the theme of the University of Utah's 26th Annual Martin Luther King, Jr. Celebration. The week-long celebration will highlight the growing contributions and importance of a diverse workforce in the sciences and technology through educational equity and opportunity.

The Utah Departments of Health (UDOH) and Environmental Quality (DEQ) are reminding Utahns about an important online tool to track outdoor air quality - the Recess Guidance for Schools. The Guidance was developed to help school leaders know when the air is bad enough to keep students indoors.

The Finance in the Classroom website and related resources are in large part the result of a partnership between the Utah State Office of Education and the Utah Education Network.

Utah State University's 2010 Martin Luther King Jr. Candlelight Vigil is Wednesday, Jan. 13, in the Taggart Student Center Ballroom, 5:30 p.m. with David E. Dixon, an associate professor of political science at St. Joseph's College, and France A. Davis, a pastor at Calvary Missionary Baptist Church in Salt Lake City, who marched with King in 1965. Activities are free and all are invited.

Visit the 2009 Individual Income Tax website for the latest information on filing this years return, including services for filing electronically.

Although the current spotlight has been turned to STEM, Utah has already been answering the call with several statewide STEM focused initiatives. Utah Science Technology and Research (USTAR), a state funded grant program, has allowed 30 Local Education Agencies (LEAs) across the state to implement programs that they would otherwise be unable to offer.

Now in its 13th year, the Washington County Economic Summit has the reputation of being the premier business planning event of southern Utah. The Summit has come to be known as "What's Up Down South," after its most popular session, the rapid fire bullet-point presentations of future projects that will impact the economy of Washington County for the next 18 months.

SALT LAKE CITY - Governor Gary R. Herbert's father, Duane Barlow Herbert, passed away this morning after a lengthy bout with cancer. Mr. Herbert, 80, died at approximately 9:30 a.m. surrounded by family.

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