8 08, 2018

Unemployment is Low, but Underemployment is High

By |2018-08-08T12:43:42+00:00August 8th, 2018|Blog, Community News, News & Press|0 Comments

Originally published by Salt Lake City Department of Economic Development on August 8, 2018 What are the top jobs with underemployment in Salt Lake County?  Our SLC Economic Development Workforce Development Manager Jake Maxwell shares his experiences from the field. As always, we’d love to hear your feedback. Businesses continue to feel the workforce shortage [...]

7 08, 2018

Utah Farmers Concerned About Crops Amid Drought Conditions

By |2018-08-08T13:06:14+00:00August 7th, 2018|Blog, Community News, News & Press|0 Comments

Originally published by Alana Brophy in Good4Utah on August 7, 2018 FARMINGTON, Utah (News4Utah) - The relentless heat and direct sun impacts our local farmers and produce. Extreme heat can mean trouble for farmers and growers say irrigation is key, but water is tough to come by this year. "We are being careful about where [...]

6 08, 2018

Utahns Using SNAP Now Have Access to Healthier Foods

By |2018-08-08T13:01:33+00:00August 6th, 2018|Blog, Community News, News & Press|0 Comments

Originally published by Good4Utah on August 6, 2018 SALT LAKE CITY (News4Utah)- The Utah Department of Health is providing a way for more Utahns to eat their fruits and veggies with a new program. The Double Up Food Bucks program increases low-income shoppers' ability to eat more healthy food while supporting local farmers. "Double Up [...]

6 08, 2018

Women’s History Crowdfunding Launches, GOED Partners With UCFS

By |2018-08-08T12:57:05+00:00August 6th, 2018|Blog, Community News, News & Press|0 Comments

Originally published by Karissa Neely in Daily Herald in August 6, 2018 Women’s history crowdfunding campaign launched Statues.com launched its crowdfunding campaign to bolster public recognition of trailblazing women in American history by creating a first-of-its-kind 20-piece statue collection. The “Where are the Women: Shaping Women’s History Through Sculpture” launch event took place at the Impact [...]

6 08, 2018

Patrons Urged to Offer Ideas for Sprague Library Renovation

By |2018-08-08T12:52:34+00:00August 6th, 2018|Blog, Community News, News & Press|0 Comments

Originally published by Deseret News on August 6, 2018 SALT LAKE CITY — The Salt Lake City Public Library invites patrons to help contribute to the vision for a renovation of the Sprague Branch. On Thursday, representatives from the library, the architectural firm Arch Nexus and design firm Margaret Sullivan Studio will hold two community [...]

6 08, 2018

What’s the Fastest, Easiest and Cheapest Way to Get Around Salt Lake City? We put TRAX, Scooters, Bikes, Lyft and Our Own Legs to the Test

By |2018-08-06T12:13:42+00:00August 6th, 2018|Blog, Community News, News & Press|0 Comments

Originally published by Benjamin Wood in The Salt Lake Tribune on August 6, 2018 You’re in downtown Salt Lake City without a car and need to get from point A to point B. What do you do? You have options. You could hop on TRAX — free within the downtown area — rent a GREENbike [...]

6 08, 2018

Utah Has Desperate Need for Highly Educated, Skilled Workers

By |2018-08-07T11:51:21+00:00August 6th, 2018|Blog, Community News, News & Press|0 Comments

Originally published by Marjorie Cortez in Deseret News on August 6, 2018 SALT LAKE CITY — Even as a legislative commission works to chart the future of the state's higher education system, Utah officials say the need for a highly educated, skilled workforce is acute. How acute? Harris Simmons, chairman of the State Board of [...]

5 08, 2018

Utah Air Reaches ‘Orange’ Range

By |2018-08-07T11:39:26+00:00August 5th, 2018|Blog, Community News, News & Press|0 Comments

Originally published by Lisa Nico in KUTV on August 5, 2018 (KUTV) — A warning to outdoorsmen of Utah: The air quality may affect your health. Cyclist Eric Edelstein has noticed a physical impact on his body since the wildfires started spewing smoke this way. “I definitely feel it more in the valley. It’s a [...]

3 08, 2018

As Job Growth Soars, Utah Consistently Ranks in Top 5 States for Business

By |2018-08-06T12:06:21+00:00August 3rd, 2018|Blog, Community News, News & Press|0 Comments

Originally published by Joseph Witham in St George News on August 3, 2018 ST. GEORGE — Several agencies have ranked Utah in the top five states to do business in 2018, a ranking that is well-demonstrated by the state’s exceptionally high job growth. In a study measuring all 50 states’ economic climate, CNBC ranked Utah as the [...]

2 08, 2018

New Radar Technology That Triggers Traffic Lights for Bicyclists Looks to End Frustrations for Salt Lake City Bikers

By |2018-08-06T11:55:58+00:00August 2nd, 2018|Blog, Community News, News & Press|0 Comments

Originally published by Taylor Stevens in The Salt Lake Tribune on August 2, 2018 Bikers may find it easier, safer and quicker to pass through some traffic lights now that Salt Lake City has installed a number of new signals sensitive enough to be triggered by cyclists. Before, when a bicyclist would come up to [...]