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Newsletter for the northern Wasatch front, including Davis, Weber, and Morgan counties.

Find digital resources of historical significance from a variety of digital collections in Utah. Some of the collections material is rare, hard-to-find and may be unavailable anywhere else. You can find digitized photographs, manuscripts texts, maps, audio & video recordings, transcripts, books, yearbooks, newspapers, theses and dissertations, and digital exhibits, as well as "born digital" items.

Trendlines looks at energy costs and their future trends.  Also learn how trade, transportation and utilities affect the Utah economy.

The Department of Homeland Security offers suggestions for what you can to do be prepared for an emergency.

The state of Utah is co-sponsoring this important conference for family members, survivors, nurses, educators and other health care professions on the topic of brain injury.

The two activities are just some of the things your family can enjoy at the historic Division of Wildlife Resources building. Located on the south side of the Utah State Fairpark, the building is close to 100 years old.

If research and history are your thing, find out how the Utah State Archives can become a valuable resource to you.

SALT LAKE CITY, Utah - Utah Governor Jon Huntsman has been asked to nominate fellow Governor Sarah Palin to be the Republican Vice-presidential Candidate as part of the Republican National Convention program tonight. He is expected to speak at 5:30 PM MST.

This year's fair will be full of events and activities you won't want to miss, including Utah's own PRCA rodeo and entertainment that includes singers Natalie Grant and Vanessa Hudgens. And it all begins today!!

The Utah Department of Transportation (UDOT) began construction on 10400 South between Bangerter Highway and Redwood Road in August 2008. The project will widen the roadway to two travel lanes in each direction with a center median.

The Office of Refugee Services was created in 2008 to help refugees find the services they need when coming to Utah.

A celebration to mark the opening of the state’s first commercial wind farm at the mouth of Spanish Fork canyon will kick off a series of events throughout September that focus on green energy.

Judge Eric A. Ludlow has been named presiding judge for the Fifth District Court effective through June 30, 2010. Judge Ludlow replaces Judge Michael G. Westfall. Judge John Walton has been named associate presiding judge in the district.

This September issue of Workforce News provides a population estimates primer.

Utah's 250 museums are the guardians of the state's natural, cultural, and artistic heritage.  During this special statewide event essentially all of Utah's museums are open on the same day, offering special activities, and preferably with a free or reduced admission.

By the start of next school year, about one fourth of Utah’s school buses could be cleaner.

The Division of Air Quality plans to receive about $2.3 million in federal, state and local grants to retrofit roughly 1,150 diesel-powered school buses with pollution control devices.

Full information on the review can be found at http://www.waterquality.utah.gov/WQS/

At their Aug. 28 meeting in Salt Lake City, members of the Utah Wildlife Board approved Utah's first–ever spring light goose hunt. Light geese include snow, blue and Ross' geese.

USTAR professor discusses new innovative ways to create biofuels.

Each year motorcycles become more popular and as a result, the number of motorcycles on Utah’s roads continues to increase. If you’re operating a motor vehicle, please watch for motorcyclists and drive aware. If you’re on a motorcycle, please ride aware.

The Utah Provider List is a list of health care providers who are committed to serving ethnic minorities and other underserved populations.  Use the interactive map to find providers in your area.

The purpose of this report is to present the methodology used to evaluate the collective impact of Governor Hunstman’s initiative to adjust the business hours of state agencies. The estimates used in this report were gathered as the initiative was implemented, and will be replaced with actual data in six months. A final report will be developed after one year and will contain a summary of impacts as well as a recommendation about whether the change should be made permanent.

Pregnancy loss is a sad and difficult event, no matter how early in pregnancy it occurs. Even if the pregnancy was not planned it is often emotionally difficult when it does not continue. Here is a summary of some causes of loss in each trimester and some ideas about ways loss might be prevented.

This guidebook explains the current provisions for trapping furbearing mammals such as bobcat and beaver.

New site prepared by the Utah Geological Survey combines maps and reports of geologic hazards across the state into a single resource.  Individual pages are available with maps for every county with information on landslides, earthquake potential, rockfalls, floods, and other hazard information.

The August 2008 report from the Utah Legislative Fiscal Analyst's Office.

A new hydroelectric plant will be dedicated Wednesday at the base of the Jordanelle Dam.  The $21.5 million power plant houses two turbines capable of generating enough energy to supply 9,000 homes per year.

With high fuel costs and school districts cutting back on bus service, it is anticipated more students will be walking and biking to school this fall. UDOT, through its Student Neighborhood Access Program (SNAP), is issuing walking and biking safety tips for Utah's students today, encouraging children to get in the habit of safely walking and biking to school. All Utah elementary and middle/junior high schools provide maps to parents and students of the safest routes to walk and bike to school.

The Utah Department of Transportation (UDOT) will be repaving state Route 75 in Springville from 1750 West to U.S. 89 on August 27-28 and again on September 2-3.  Traffic will be down to one lane through the construction zone with flaggers in place to direct the flow of traffic.  Construction will be taking place from 7 a.m. to 5 p.m. each day.  There will be significant traffic delays with this project.

Last week, after a visit to Utah, Secretary Peters discussed her impressions of Utah's innovative approach to transportation management.

The Governor's Office of Economic Development wants your input regarding the priorities for economic development in Utah.

The number of Utah chubs in Scofield Reservoir is growing. And so is the number of burbot and walleye that were placed illegally in two other Utah waters.

To address those and other concerns, Division of Wildlife Resources biologists are recommending several fishing changes for Utah's 2009 season.

Utah's AMBER Alert Plan will be tested again this year on August 26, a day remembered for both tragedy and hope. On August 26, 1982, three-year old Rachael Runyan was kidnapped near her home in Sunset. Twenty-five years later on August 26, 2007, Utah Attorney General Mark Shurtleff announced the launch of the nation's first statewide Child Abduction Response Team.

The project, one of the largest and most ambitious projects of its kind in the world, replaced 12 bridges on or near the I-80 Corridor in a period of less than two months this summer.

The Utah Arts Council Public Art Program requests qualifications and a letter of interest from artists / artist teams interested in creating site specific public work for this new multi-agency state facility in Salt Lake City, Utah.

Affordable housing built to ENERGY STAR standards saves homeowners more money than previously thought, a new state study shows.  Actual utility costs average $62 per month, 12% lower than original estimates.

Upcoming training seminars include comprehensive records management, law enforcement records, school district records, and how to post notices on the Public Meeting Notice Website.

Utah Governor Jon Huntsman traveled to Antelope Island State Park this morning and signed an executive order creating the Great Salt Lake Advisory Council. This entity will be charged by Governor Huntsman with conducting a comprehensive evaluation of the entire Great Salt Lake, specifically looking at the long term viability of the Lake and its entire ecosystem.   

Economic growth in Utah is slowing.  Based on key indicators, revenue collections are lower now than were expected in February.

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