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New College of Veterinary Medicine to Ease Utah Veterinarian Shortage

LOGAN, Utah (ABC4) – The Utah Legislature recently approved funding for the new College of Veterinary Medicine at Utah State University. The college will open in the fall of 2024, and when it does, it will be the first of its kind in the Beehive State. School officials believe that, …

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No. 23 Colorado State ekes by Utah State in MWC Quarters

LAS VEGAS (AP) — Chandler Jacobs banked the winning field goal with 1.8 seconds left and the No. 23 Colorado State held off Utah State 53-51 Thursday night in the quarterfinals of the Mountain West Conference. Isaiah Stevens drove the lane in the dying seconds and then drove through the …

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Montana’s Whitney tries to establish himself as Big Sky’s elite defenseman – Skyline Sports

If Brandon Whitney could have looked at the camera during the fourth quarter of Montana’s Feb. 7 home game against Southern Utah and winked. Zero registration. Pause. I bet you are wondering how I got here. “Here” in his case was about three feet off the ground, parallel to the …

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Liquor bills pass as Utah lawmakers rush to end legislative session

SALT LAKE CITY — With Utah’s current legislative session set to end Friday, lawmakers were busy in the House and Senate with a variety of bills: WINE CLUB OF THE MONTH The Legislature has approved a bill allowing “Wine of the Month” club memberships in Utah, but there’s a catch: …

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Utah needs the freedom to use income taxes for more than schools | Opinion

By any measure, Utah has the strongest economy in the country. With an unemployment rate below 2%, a healthy rainy day fund, and outstanding credit, Utah lawmakers should have plenty of tax revenue to cover all of our current needs and invest in our long-term prosperity. We do it but …

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Utah House speaker proposes ballot question to address education funding and food tax | News, Sports, Jobs

TIM VANDENACK, Standard Examiner Utah House Speaker Brad Wilson, right, addresses a legislative town hall at Layton City Hall on Monday, Feb. 3, 2020. Listening in, from left, are Senator Jerry Stevenson, Representative Stewart Barlow and Representative Stephen Handy. Utahns could see a question about whether to …

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Fewer accidents after Utah sets toughest DUI law in US

SALT LAKE CITY (AP) — Road deaths declined in Utah after the state enacted the nation’s toughest drunk driving laws five years ago, a new study finds. published Friday by a US government agency. The findings, which relate to deaths involving alcohol and not alcohol, provide initial validation for conservative …

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Utah lawmakers are considering steps to save the Great Salt Lake

The Great Salt Lake, the largest natural lake in America west of the Mississippi, has reached its lowest level on record. Utah officials and lawmakers say the state needs to take serious action to prevent further declines in lake levels. The current state of the Great Salt Lake follows severe …

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NMSU Joins Efforts to Grow Maple Industry in Western United States

LAS CRUCES — A professor at New Mexico State University is part of a research collaboration that received a $500,000 grant from the United States Department of Agriculture to develop an industry of maple in the western interior region of the country. Rolston St. Hilaire, NMSU Regents Professor and Head …

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A brine shrimp tender for Utah’s state crustacean

Brine shrimp are an abundant crustacean in the Great Salt Lake, providing an essential source of food for migrating birds, and brine shrimp eggs are sold worldwide as feed for aquaculture facilities, bringing in millions of dollars. to the Utah economy. Now, a group of Utahns are looking to make …

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Make gardening your New Years resolution to improve your mood and overall health – St George News

Image bank | Photo by Ridofranz / iStock / Getty Images Plus, St. George News CHARACTERISTIC – The New Year is filled with resolutions that usually involve diet and exercise. Gardening is a great way to help achieve both of these resolutions, while also improving your mood, lowering blood pressure, …

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Top news from Utah in 2021

Just like 2020, the year 2021 will always be associated with the COVID-19 pandemic. To date, Utah has lost nearly 3,800 people to the virus. But there was also plenty of other news in 2021 – both good and bad. In January, Utah began the New Year with a new …

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This Utah startup will help you rent just about anything you own

Peer-to-peer apps have helped millions of people loan out their cars, spare rooms, and even motorhomes. Now a Provo-based tech startup wants to help people rent just about everything else. Go to the Yoodlize website and you’ll find Utahns with all kinds of items for rent – bike racks and …

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From masks to book bans, conservatives attack educators | Lifestyles: food, home, health

Amanda Darrow, director of youth, family and education programs at the Utah Pride Center, poses with books that have been the subject of complaints from parents in recent weeks on Thursday, December 16, 2021, in Salt Lake City. Parents who initially packed school board meetings to voice their opposition to …

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Has Utah’s Tourism Industry Recovered From COVID-19? The report details the ups and downs

After a decade of steady growth and record numbers, the pandemic has proven to be a drag on Utah’s tourism industry, which has seen widespread declines in visits and revenues in 2020. The forecast looks better for 2021, however. And while some tourism-dependent industries experienced a financial decline during the …

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Watch out for new Utahns

(ABC4) – Warning: Newcomers to Utah – Whether you are visiting for the holidays or have chosen Beehive State as your new home – you may not be familiar with the unique regional cuisine that the State has to offer. From inventive dips, loaded burgers and special sweet treats, Utah …

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Utah’s economy will get another boost at Point of the Mountain near Silicon Slopes

This year, Utah was featured in the national spotlight as the No.1 economy and one of the best states in the country for infrastructure and financial stability, according to US News & World Report. As we look to 2022, we are confident that our state will continue to lead the …

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State budgets linked to fossil fuels are slowing the energy transition and leaving workers and communities behind

Achieving America’s net zero energy future and avoiding the worst impacts of climate change requires a rapid transition from fossil fuels to clean energy. But a major source of state funding for important programs, including schools, public health, and infrastructure, is the continued extraction of oil and natural gas on …

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Responsibility is the key to successful infrastructure in Utah

All that federal money could be used for beneficial projects or for more mischief. (Francisco Kjolseth | The Salt Lake Tribune) Trucks carrying ocean containers move in and out of Union Pacific’s intermodal terminal at a rapid pace, west of Salt Lake City. Directly to the south is the future …

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Local Utah Headlines – Wednesday Morning November 24, 2021

Wednesday morning November 24, 2021 State US sees improvement as second Thanksgiving pandemic arrives The United States is in better shape as its second Thanksgiving pandemic approaches, thanks to the vaccine. But some cold regions are reporting outbreaks of COVID-19 cases. These could worsen in the days to come as …

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Logan will welcome popular new businesses

November 8, 2021 at 8:00 a.m. Popular businesses such as Dutch Bros Coffee, In-N-Out Burger, WinCo Foods, Cupbop, and Cafe Zupas all plan to open stores in Logan in the coming months. Dutch Bros Coffee is renovating a property located at 910 Main Street that was once owned by Papa …

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County of SL split into 4 in new redistribution map

SALT LAKE CITY – The Utah State Legislature Redistribution Committee unveiled its long-awaited maps on Friday night, ahead of a special session to adopt the political boundaries of the Congress, Legislature and School Board of the State. The cards were released to the public ahead of a hearing on them …

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DABC commission walks into a bar – and it’s no joke

CEDAR CITY, Utah – Utah liquor control commissioners walked into a bar. This is not the setup for a very good joke. The Utah Department of Alcohol Control Commission held what were technically public meetings Tuesday inside the Instant Gratification Winery and Policy Kings Brewery in Cedar City. “This would …

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Local Utah News Headlines – Tuesday Night, October 19, 2021

Tuesday evening October 19, 2021 State Utah could lose the ability to enforce its own labor laws Utah could lose some of its independence to enforce labor laws. The US Department of Labor announced Tuesday that it is considering enforcing labor standards in Utah itself. That’s because the state was …

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New report shows Utah’s gender pay gap hasn’t changed in four years

LOGAN, Utah – The gender pay gap in Utah generally ranks among the highest in the country. A new report from the Utah Women & Leadership Project at Utah State University shows little is changing. “Unfortunately, with our pay gap, not much has changed,” UWLP director Susan Madsen told ABC4. …

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Memo sheds light on North Coast Railroad’s coal export plan

BY ANDREW GRAHAM A Utah state official and the leaders of two federally recognized tribal nations discussed in March the shipment of Rocky Mountain coal by rail along the northern California coast and its export. from Humboldt Bay, according to a recently revealed document that sheds additional light on the …

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On his way to Logan for BYU Football in Utah State

Hopefully not. 13 BYU Football will have a good representation from Cougar fans at the ever-hostile Maverik Stadium as they face the Utah State Aggies on Friday night. Mary’s longtime friend Jenna Dye and her husband Jeremy have lived in Logan for nine years and were kind enough to share …

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Memo shows Utah agency and 2 tribal involvement in North Coast coal export proposal

A Utah state official and the leaders of two federally recognized tribal nations discussed in March the shipment of Rocky Mountain coal by rail along the northern California coast and its export. from Humboldt Bay, according to a recently revealed document that sheds additional light on the parties involved in …

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A teddy bear gets a helping hand

Orphan cubs have a better chance of living, thanks to the combined efforts of Utah State University, the Utah Division of Wildlife Resources (UDWR) and the National Center Predator Research Center USDA Wildlife Research. Each year, the Department of Wildlife Resources coordinates the relocation and rehabilitation of young bears who …

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September 27 to October 1, 2021: Calendar of Governor Spencer J. Cox and Lieutenant Governor Deidre M. Henderson

September 27, 2021 Tagged events Media access indicate that an event is open to the media. Tagged events Media availability indicated that an event is open to the media and that a media question and answer session is scheduled. Please note that if a Remote Surge Day is called, the …

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Utah’s # 2 employment rate in the country as Delta variant emerges – St George News

Image bank | Photo by Lorenzo de Pexels, St. George News ST. GEORGE – Utah’s August employment rate remains one of the best in the country. According to a summary released by the Utah Department of Workforce Services on September 17, the national unemployment rate was 5.2% in August. Meanwhile, …

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Dinosaurs are colossal beings that shaped our childhood. Psychologists Explain Why They Capture Children’s Hearts

James Kirkland bought his first dinosaur toy at the age of 5 in 1959. He remembers it like it was yesterday. He did not know then that his love of dinosaurs would lead him to a career as a paleontologist. From the day his father brought home a special gift …

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Some children are obsessed with dinosaurs. here’s why

He did not know then that his love of dinosaurs would lead him to a career as a paleontologist. From the day his father brought home a special gift for him – a dinosaur set – after a business trip, Kirkland has spent nearly 50 years traveling the world digging …

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Dinosaurs are colossal beings that shaped our childhood. Psychologists Explain Why They Capture Children’s Hearts | Health

James Kirkland bought his first dinosaur toy at the age of 5 in 1959. He remembers it like it was yesterday. He did not know then that his love of dinosaurs would lead him to a career as a paleontologist. From the day his father brought home a special gift …

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Why some missing women don’t get nationwide attention like Gabby Petito

SALT LAKE CITY – It’s easy to see why the mystery surrounding Gabby Petito’s disappearance and death has caught the nation’s attention. A young couple traveling the country, appearing regularly on social media in beautiful settings, seeming happy about their adventures. Then the video stream was gone, only the boyfriend …

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Top 10 Utah Jazz Pieces of the Year! ??

The NBA released this video clip, titled “Top 10 Jazz Performances of the Year in Utah!” “- below is their description. Top 10 Utah Jazz Plays for the 2020-21 NBA Season, including Donovan Mitchell, Jordan Clarkson, Rudy Gobert and more! ?? Subscribe to the NBA: https://on.nba.com/2JX5gSN Full Game Highlights Playlist: …

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Covid-19 vaccine for 5-11 year olds safe and shows ‘robust’ antibody response, says Pfizer

(CNN) – In a long-awaited announcement, Pfizer said Monday that a Phase 2/3 trial has shown its Covid-19 vaccine to be safe and generated a ‘robust’ antibody response in children ages 5 to 11 years. These are the first such results published for this age group for a U.S. Covid-19 …

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First Latino Festival in Logan Celebrates Hispanic Heritage Month

LOGAN, Utah – Wednesday marked the start of Hispanic Heritage Month, and for the first time, the community of Logan City celebrated Saturday in style. The bustling central street of historic downtown Logan has been cleaned up for the festival. Instead of cars and customers, there was a celebration of …

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ABLE UTAH: a new program enables people with disabilities to save and invest without losing their benefits

SALT LAKE CITY, UT. (ABC 4) – On Wednesday, September 8, the Utah Department of Workforce Services and the Utah State Treasurer’s Office announced the launch of ABLE Utah, a free savings program for tax for people with disabilities receiving needs-based benefits. “They deserve to have the same rights and …

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The impact of the tech sector on the Utah economy

When someone mentions a beehive, what are the first thoughts that come to mind? You probably can’t help but think about the delicious honey these little creatures make. Most importantly, bees play a vital role in maintaining strong plants and cultures throughout the pollination process. Most people already know that …

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Monsters of Utah: the real and the supernatural

Sometimes the scariest monsters lurk in the most unlikely places. While Utah is known for its family-friendly and healthy appeal, you might be surprised to learn that it is also home to formidable monsters. (No, Utah pilots don’t count.) From sea creatures and giant bears to demons and ghosts, these …

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Horse roundups amid drought create debate

In recent weeks, federal workers have flown large helicopters roundups to eliminate feral horses in the US states of Utah and Colorado. The Bureau of Land Management, the agency responsible for public lands across the United States, says the roundups are necessary to protect the environment and horses as a …

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Space Symposium: Catalyst Campus Has Big Growth Plans, Including Nationwide Expansion | Business

Six years after turning an old, near-vacant train station into a hub for space and tech startups, Kevin O’Neil has even more ambitious plans for his Catalyst Campus business park. Construction is slated to begin early next year on a sixth office building in the 12-acre business park on the …

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What Utah restaurants and bars still need to come out of resuscitation

Editor’s Note • This story is only available to Salt Lake Tribune subscribers. Thank you for supporting local journalism. Utah restaurants and bars may be open for business and serve food and drink, but the industry is not doing well. “We’re still kind of on life support,” Melva Sine, president …

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Donald Merrill Shupe: beloved husband, father, grandfather and friend of so many

Donald Merrill Shupe died at his home on July 19, aged 85.Merrill, as he was known to all, was born in Boise and raised on a farm in Gooding, Idaho. He worked hard, as all farmers do. He received his bachelor’s degree in electrical engineering from Utah State University.He married …

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Utah medical cannabis cultivation license lawsuit

SALT LAKE CITY – Legal action has been filed against Utah’s medical cannabis cultivation system by a company that has been turned down for a license. JLPR Inc. filed a lawsuit over the weekend against the Utah Department of Agriculture and Food, including former agency officials involved in the medical …

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Is Utah the Worst State for Women’s Equality? Here’s what the numbers show.

Editor’s Note: This article is one of a series examining the status of women in Utah. Read the editorial explaining the project. Utah is regularly called the worst state for women’s equality, and this ranking is often due to these factors in the lives of the women who live here: …

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Building New Mexico’s outdoor economy

ALBUQUERQUE, NM (AP) – Ryan and Cody Dudgeon both grew up in northwestern New Mexico. The two left for greener pastures in Missoula, MT. But after working as river guides in Montana and Idaho for 14 years, the married couple came to see the rivers that run through their homes …

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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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No threat of giant hornets in southern Utah, but there are other bugs to worry about – St George News

ST. GEORGE – What’s bothering people in southern Utah this spring? Fortunately, not the Asian giant hornets that have appeared in Washington state. Due to the dry climate, Utah State University arthropod diagnostics specialist Zach Schumm doesn’t expect the Asian giant hornet to establish itself here. Asian Giant Hornets Exhibition, …

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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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Utah’s newest state park features a mountain full of dinosaur bones and a former WWII Japanese internment camp.

It doesn’t look like much: a simple dirt road branching off into a dusty pool, crisscrossed with tire tracks, surrounded by an unimpressive ridge line. But when Jim Kirkland talks about what’s on this plateau and the surrounding Cedar Mountain formation, his eyes light up. “This formation has more dinosaur …

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School meals are the most nutritious in the country, study finds

In this edition of 5 Things, Food Management highlights five things you may have missed recently about developments affecting on-site catering. Here’s your list for today: School meals are the most nutritious in the country, study finds Related: School Nutrition Trends: 17 Bright Ideas From Real Life; how Chicago’s public …

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Utah tax collections jumped by more than $ 1.5 billion, with billions more in federal spending going to the state

Utah lawmakers plan special session in May to distribute billions of dollars in federal coronavirus aid (Rick Bowmer | AP) Republican Mike Schultz at the Utah State Capitol in February 2020. A special session is scheduled for May 2021 to distribute additional income to taxpayers. | April 16, 2021 at …

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New study reveals problem with airborne microplastics

While microplastics research previously focused on the impact on rivers and oceans, a new study highlights the growing threat of airborne microplastics. Plastic is not new, but the result of decades of accumulation in the environment. Scientists consider plastic pollution one of the “the most pressing environmental and social issues …

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Utah could be weeks away from lifting COVID-19 restrictions

SALT LAKE CITY – Utah could be weeks away from lifting long-standing health restrictions put in place by the COVID-19 pandemic. The law project, dubbed the “COVID-19 endgame”, will begin to end public health orders once the state meets certain criteria for virus cases, hospitalizations and vaccinations. Right now, the …

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A look at Governor Cox’s progress during his first 100 days in office

SALT LAKE CITY (ABC4) – It’s been 100 days since Spencer J. Cox took office as 18e Governor of Utah. “I think the Governor and Lieutenant Governor could not be happier,” Governor Cox Director of Communications Jennifer Napier-Pearce told ABC4. “Obviously, COVID-19 is our top priority and it took a …

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Utah gets two new state parks, including one named for Utahraptor

Over 40 states of Utah parks, from Antelope Island to Goblin Valley, bear witness to the region’s fascinating and diverse landscapes. Now like Travel + Leisure reports, the state adds two more: Utahraptor State Park and Lost Creek State Park. the bill, signed into law by Utah Gov. Spencer Cox …

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Cache Valley Bank senior vice president bids farewell after 44 years serving southern Utah

Composite image. Background photo of the Tabernacle branch of Cache Valley Bank in St. George, Utah, date unspecified. Inset image of Sheldon T. Banks, outgoing senior vice president of Cache Valley Bank, date and location unspecified | Photo courtesy of Cache Valley Bank, St. George News CONTRIBUTED CONTENT – After …

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