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Work Hard, Play Hard – An Interview with Alisha Niswander of Mountain Vista Touring

February 05 2016 - 1:49 pm

This is the first in a new series about women in the Utah outdoor recreation and adventure travel business. My name is Emilia Wint and I’m a member of the US Freeskiing Team. As the GOED intern, I’ve been traveling around the state to hear the stories of the women doing business in the coolest…


Diesel Tech Pathways Program “Revs Up” in Utah

February 02 2016 - 9:38 am
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News Release For Immediate Release Feb. 2, 2015 Contact: Michael Sullivan GOED Communications Director 801-538-8811 mgsullivan@utah.gov Diesel Technician Pathways Program “Revs Up” in Utah Diesel tech industry partners come together to create career pathway for high school students SALT LAKE CITY, UT— Governor Gary R. Herbert, along with Utah Diesel Technician industry partners and the…


Outreach Center Releases Revamped Broadband Availability Map on Fifth Anniversary

February 01 2016 - 11:14 am
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NEWS RELEASE For Immediate Release February 1, 2016 Contact: Kelleigh Cole Director, Utah Broadband Outreach Center Governor’s Office of Economic Development 801-538-8831 kcole@utah.gov Outreach Center Releases Revamped Broadband Availability Map on Fifth Anniversary The site showcases Utah’s “Fastest Internet in the West” SALT LAKE CITY—The Utah Broadband Outreach Center in the Governor’s Office of Economic…


Utah STEM Fest 2015

Students Experience STEM Through Hands-on Activities at Utah’s Second Annual STEM Fest

January 28 2016 - 2:04 pm
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FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE JANUARY 28, 2016 Contact: Kaitlin Felsted, STEM Action Center 801-673-7601 kfelsted@utah.gov Michael Sullivan, GOED Communications Director 801-538-8811 mgsullivan@utah.gov   Students Experience STEM Through Hands-on Activities at Utah’s Second Annual STEM Fest Utah companies to host more than 17,000 students with STEM interactive experiences SALT LAKE CITY, UT – Utah’s Second Annual STEM…


Why Does Utah Rank So High in Health Care?

January 22 2016 - 9:12 am
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Utah holds a unique distinction among U.S. states: It has the healthiest population and the lowest per-capita health care costs, according to some measures. A grid analysis of health status against expenditures, based on 2009 data from the Kaiser Family Foundation and 2013 data from the United Health Foundation, puts Utah in the sweet spot:…


GOED Announces New Office of Outdoor Recreation Director

January 21 2016 - 12:02 pm
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News Release For Immediate Release January 21, 2016 Contact: Michael Sullivan, GOED Communications Director 801-538-8811 mgsullivan@utah.gov GOED Announces New Office of Outdoor Recreation Director Outdoor enthusiast and Utah native Tom Adams brings firsthand experience and strong business acumen to GOED SALT LAKE CITY, UTAH — The Governor’s Office of Economic Development (GOED) is pleased to…


America’s Next Boomtowns – SLC #2

January 14 2016 - 12:09 pm
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No. 2 Salt Lake City and No. 4 Denver have been expanding for years, with significant tech-sector growth. Both are logging population increases, with Denver benefiting from strong domestic in-migration while Salt Lake City has the highest birth rate among major metro areas, 16.9 per 1,000 women from 2010-14, largely due to its fecund Mormon population.


Utah #4 Strongest State

January 14 2016 - 11:40 am
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Utah has proven once again to be one of the strongest states in America. Low unemployment, high home-ownership rates and percentage of high school graduates are among the metrics Politico looked at to make it’s assessment.


Banking Veteran Charlie Knadler Becomes President & CEO of EnerBank USA

January 07 2016 - 4:53 pm
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Banking Veteran Charlie Knadler Becomes President & CEO of EnerBank USA Knadler Replaces Retiring CEO Louise Kelly; Kristin Dittmer Is New CFO For Immediate Release—Jan. 6, 2016, Salt Lake City—EnerBank USA announced today that Charlie Knadler has commenced his new role as President and CEO, effective Jan. 1. He replaces Louise Kelly, who retired at…


Kings and Queens of the Mountains – Utahns Love to Run and Bike

January 06 2016 - 2:45 pm
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News Release For Immediate Release January 6, 2016 Contact: Michael Sullivan, GOED Communications Director 801-538-8811 mgsullivan@utah.gov Tara McKee Office of Outdoor Recreation 801-538-8686 tmckee@utah.gov Kings and Queens of the Mountains – Utahns Love to Run and Bike New data from Strava ranks Utahns in top 10 for running and biking activity SALT LAKE CITY, UT—…