5 12, 2018

At Home and Online: Utah Households Among the Most Connected, Census Shows

By |2018-12-07T15:17:34+00:00December 5th, 2018|Blog, Community News|0 Comments

Originally published by Annie Knox and Art Raymond in Deseret News on December 5, 2018 SALT LAKE CITY — When they're at home, Utahns are more connected to the internet than the nation as a whole, new census estimates show, but the numbers also point to a stark digital divide. About 84 percent of Utah [...]

5 12, 2018

Puerto Rico is Open for Business with Utah, Secretary Says

By |2018-12-07T15:14:39+00:00December 5th, 2018|Blog, Community News|0 Comments

Originally published by Jasen Lee in Deseret News on December 5, 2018 SALT LAKE CITY — Puerto Rico is ready to do more business with Utahns. That was the message Wednesday from the secretary of Puerto Rico's Department of Economic Development and Commerce, who was visiting Salt Lake City. "We want to send the message [...]

5 12, 2018

Salt Lake County Library to Open New Branch at Junior Achievement City

By |2018-12-06T11:16:12+00:00December 5th, 2018|Blog, Community News|0 Comments

Originally published by Deseret News on December 5, 2018 SALT LAKE CITY — Junior Achievement of Utah and the Salt Lake County Library will celebrate the installation of a library branch at Junior Achievement City with a ribbon-cutting ceremony on Monday. The ribbon-cutting will take place at 10:30 a.m. at the learning center located above [...]

4 12, 2018

A-Rod, Jeff Flake and a Slew of Big-Time Tech CEOs Headed for Slopes Summit

By |2018-12-07T15:39:12+00:00December 4th, 2018|Blog, Member News|0 Comments

Originally published by Art Raymond in Deseret News on December 4, 2018 LEHI — Following an uprecedented year of successes, the Utah tech community will have a chance to launch 2019 in equally grand style thanks to the biggest lineup yet coming to January's Silicon Slopes Tech Summit. While there are many slots still to [...]

4 12, 2018

Utah Leaders: Give to the Homeless but be Smart — and Don’t Stop When Holidays End

By |2018-12-06T12:09:28+00:00December 4th, 2018|Blog, Community News|0 Comments

Originally published by Katie McKellar in Deseret News on December 4, 2018 SALT LAKE CITY — Jared Arvanitas, manager for the Downtown Alliance's ambassador program, says he and his team walk an average of 13 miles a day in their work to help those living on the streets. Arvanitas' breath wisped in the air as [...]

4 12, 2018

Utah Utes Announce 2019 Football Schedule

By |2018-12-06T11:29:05+00:00December 4th, 2018|Blog, Member News|0 Comments

Originally published by Dirk Facer in Deseret News on December 4, 2018 SALT LAKE CITY — Utah’s 2019 football schedule has been finalized as far as dates are concerned. The Utes open the season Thursday, Aug. 29, at BYU. They’ll complete their non-conference slate the following two weeks at Rice-Eccles Stadium against Northern Illinois (Sept. [...]

4 12, 2018

Groups at Utah Conference Tout Need for Investment in Tech Innovation

By |2018-12-06T11:21:45+00:00December 4th, 2018|Blog, Community News|0 Comments

Originally published by Art Raymond in Deseret News on December 4, 2018 SALT LAKE CITY — While the long-term fate of the Utah Science, Technology and Research Initiative continues to hang in the balance, the agency is hosting a national conference this week for other innovation industry development groups from around the country. The conference is [...]

3 12, 2018

Utah Lawmakers Pass Driver’s License Changes, $235M for Prison Construction in Special Session

By |2018-12-07T12:58:14+00:00December 3rd, 2018|Blog, Community News|0 Comments

Originally published by Dennis Romboy in Deseret News on December 3, 2018 SALT LAKE CITY — Utah driver's licenses will soon bear a gold star to allow residents to pass through airport security, bringing the state into compliance with a part of federal law it has resisted for nearly a decade. Lawmakers passed a bill [...]

2 12, 2018

Utah’s Wildfires, Record Heat and Low Snowpack — Welcome to Climate Change, Experts Say

By |2018-12-03T15:48:23+00:00December 2nd, 2018|Blog, Community News|0 Comments

Originally published by Amy Joi O'Donoghue in Deseret News on December 2, 2018 SALT LAKE CITY — A congressionally mandated climate change report predicts dire consequences for the United States if greenhouse gas emissions are not immediately reduced, adding that some of the most severe impacts will occur in Utah and other parts of the [...]

2 12, 2018

Why a Utah Consulting Firm Wanted to be Closer to Salt Lake’s Homeless Shelter, Soup Kitchen

By |2018-12-03T15:42:07+00:00December 2nd, 2018|Blog, Community News|0 Comments

Originally published by Lee Benson in Deseret News on December 2, 2018 SALT LAKE CITY — Two years ago, faced with the happy necessity of finding a bigger office space because business, quite frankly, was booming, the Cicero Group made a tactical decision to move from the east side of town to the west side. [...]