30 09, 2018

After Long Summer, Northern Utah Water Managers Worry About Another Dismal Winter

By |2018-10-01T15:07:02+00:00September 30th, 2018|Blog, Community News|0 Comments

Originally published by Leia Larsen in Standard-Examiner on September 30, 2018 With outdoor watering season almost over, northern Utah water managers are already looking ahead. A dry, hot summer in the region followed a below-average snow season, leaving lawns parched and reservoirs drained. Weber Basin Water Conservancy District decided to shut down secondary water early this [...]

30 09, 2018

The Salt Lake Valley Sees a Wave of New Homebuilding, But Prices are Still Rising

By |2018-10-01T15:02:42+00:00September 30th, 2018|Blog, Community News|0 Comments

Originally published by Tony Semerad in The Salt Lake Tribune on September 30, 2018 Riverton • Homebuilding has surged along the Wasatch Front, but those waves of new construction are doing little to make housing more affordable. Several reports indicate substantial increases in new home and apartment construction across Utah’s urban core and up into Summit [...]

29 09, 2018

Q&A: Zions Bank CEO on Supporting the Arts: ‘We Should be About Improving the World by Bringing Beauty Into (It)’

By |2018-10-16T11:55:25+00:00September 29th, 2018|Blog, Member News|0 Comments

Originally published by Whitney Butters Wilde in Deseret News on September 29, 2018 SALT LAKE CITY — President and CEO of Zions Bank Scott Anderson remembers his mother hoping one specific thing for him as a child: She wanted him to learn to play an instrument. “She had me take the violin, she had me [...]

29 09, 2018

Dobkin Brings Versatile Experience to Post as Westminster’s 19th President

By |2018-10-16T11:52:05+00:00September 29th, 2018|Blog, Member News|0 Comments

Originally published by Art Raymond in Deseret News on September 29, 2018 SALT LAKE CITY — Dr. Bethami Dobkin was sworn in as Westminster College's 19th overall — and second woman — president on Saturday, joining a historic and unprecedented slate of women leading Utah's post-secondary schools. Dobkin comes to the school following a decade [...]

28 09, 2018

2018 Washington, D.C. Trip – Day 4: Exploring hot topics with industry experts

By |2018-10-24T14:03:21+00:00September 28th, 2018|Blog, Policy|0 Comments

Inland Port Economic Engine https://twitter.com/saltlakechamber/status/1045649905098911744 Cathie Vick, the chief public affairs officer for the Virginia Port Authority (VPA) joined us to discuss inland ports as economic drivers to the community. She oversees The Port of Virginia's government relations, community outreach, economic development, engineering, environmental services, and maritime incident response. Vick believes in delivering results for the [...]

28 09, 2018

UBR: September 24-28

By |2018-10-09T08:32:33+00:00September 28th, 2018|Blog, UBR|Comments Off on UBR: September 24-28

September 24, 2018 As a statewide chamber of commerce, the Salt Lake Chamber is Utah's "voice of business." We like to say that we are capital city by name, statewide by mission. We don't serve just one industry, but all of Utah's businesses, and not only in Utah but also on a national level. That's [...]

28 09, 2018

Utah Governor Gary R. Herbert Touts the State’s Growing Life Sciences Industry at the 2018 MedTech Conference

By |2018-10-16T12:13:10+00:00September 28th, 2018|Blog, Community News|0 Comments

Originally published by BusinessWire on September 28, 2018 SALT LAKE CITY--(BUSINESS WIRE)--BioUtah praises Gov. Gary R. Herbert’s speech on September 25 during the breakfast plenary session of the 2018 MedTech Conference. Gov. Herbert told the packed ballroom of 3,000 national and international medical technology executives and stakeholders about Utah’s exceptional life sciences industry, raising the [...]

28 09, 2018

Westminster College’s New President, to be Inaugurated Saturday, Hopes to ‘Counter that Mindset’ that Private College is Inaccessible

By |2018-10-16T12:07:47+00:00September 28th, 2018|Blog, Member News|0 Comments

Originally published by Courtney Tanner in The Salt Lake Tribune on September 28, 2018 Westminster College, a private institution tucked in the foothills of Salt Lake City, will inaugurate its 19th — and second female — president Saturday morning. Bethami Dobkin will take over the post after spending the past 10 years as provost and vice [...]

28 09, 2018

Utah State Opens First On-Campus Bean-to-Chocolate Factory

By |2018-10-16T11:58:25+00:00September 28th, 2018|Blog, Member News|0 Comments

Originally published by Mike Anderson in KSL on September 28, 2018 LOGAN — Food science professors at Utah State University used to teach a chocolate history class out of a textbook. Now, they have a chocolate factory of their own to better give hands-on experience. Carefully sorting cacao beans from Belize, a group of food [...]

28 09, 2018

Program to Food-Service Training to CCS Clients

By |2018-09-28T11:38:30+00:00September 28th, 2018|Blog, Member News|0 Comments

Originally published by Laura Vallejo in Intermountain Catholic on September 28, 2018 SALT LAKE CITY —  Catholic Community Services of Utah has launched a kitchen training program at the Saint Vincent de Paul dining hall in Salt Lake City. Thanks to $1.5 million in donations, CCS will be able to renovate its soup kitchen as [...]