Utah Economy

It’s time to cleanse the sacred air

Because the current Drought conditions in the southwest are worse than any spring in the past 21 years, utah state faces potentially devastating situation forest fire season. Ultimately, this situation is a harbinger of our future as mega-lice due to climate change. It’s easy to blame the fossil fuel companies …

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BioUtah statement on drug pricing legislation from Democratic House leaders

SALT LAKE CITY – (BUSINESS WIRE) –BioUtah Chief Executive Officer Kelvyn Cullimore issued the following statement after Democratic House leaders released their drug pricing proposal, HR 3, Elijah E. Cummings Drugs Cost Cutting Now Act, based on similar legislation introduced in the 116th Congress. “Utah has a long and proud …

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Utah faces Los Angeles in 3-game skidding

Utah Jazz (42-15, first in Western Conference) vs Los Angeles Lakers (35-22, fifth in Western Conference) Los Angeles; Monday, 10 p.m. EDT BOTTOM LINE: Utah hit the road against Los Angeles to break their three-game losing streak on the road. The Lakers are 21-11 in conference. Los Angeles averages 15.6 …

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Data shows high retention of teachers in Utah despite pandemic

SALT LAKE CITY (AP) – Despite fears that the pandemic will push away many teachers and worsen a long-term teacher shortage in the state, more Utah teachers have remained in their jobs this year than over the past five years, according to data from the Utah State Board of Education. …

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US, China agree to urgently cooperate on climate crisis

SEOUL, South Korea (AP) – The United States and China, the world’s two biggest carbon polluters, agreed to cooperate to tackle climate change urgently, just days before President Joe Biden is hosting a virtual summit of world leaders to discuss the issue. The deal was struck by US special climate …

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Amazon will occupy a warehouse under construction in Marriott-Slaterville, employing “hundreds” | Business

MARRIOTT-SLATERVILLE – Amazon will occupy the new warehouse that is taking shape at Marriott-Slaterville, using it as a last mile delivery center for Weber County residents receiving merchandise through the online retailer. Work is underway at the site at the northeast corner of 400 North and Interstate 15, and officials …

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Opinion: The good and bad news about Utah’s infrastructure

The next time you’re driving on 300 West in Salt Lake City and risk causing a three-car crowd by swerving to avoid a pothole, take heart to the good news. Utah (tied with Georgia) received the country’s highest rating for its infrastructure. The bad news is, it’s a C +. …

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Salt Lake economy firing on all pistons

SALT LAKE CITY – Again, when it comes to the strong muscles of its economy, Salt Lake City exceeds its weight compared to other American cities. Salt Lake Chamber President and CEO Derek Miller joined Inside Sources host Boyd Matheson on Friday to break down a new Wall Street Journal …

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Dwyane Wade Joins Utah Jazz Ownership Group

SALT LAKE CITY – Dwyane Wade is an NBA owner. The Utah Jazz announced on Friday that the 13-time NBA all-star will join the youngest group of owners in the league. The group is led by tech entrepreneur Ryan Smith, who, along with his wife, Ashley, acquired a controlling stake …

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Washington Co. School District Joins Campaign to Prevent Suicide in Utah

WASATCH, Utah (ABC4) – This month, the Wasatch County School District is partnering with Live On in hopes of raising awareness about suicide prevention. To further advocate, the district will host various events that will be available to the entire Utah community. Research shows that the potential mental health effects …

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