A majority of likely voters in the Granite School District would support a property tax increase to maintain, renovate and build new schools, a public opinion poll shows but most want to keep the tax increase to about a $200 hike on an average home.
The Beehive State continued its streak of robust job growth as nonfarm payroll employment for March 2017 added 45,700 jobs to the economy since March of last year. The seasonally adjusted unemployment rate held steady at 3.1 percent.
L.L.Bean announced Friday that it will open its first Utah store in Park City later this year or early in 2018. When it opens its doors, it will be the Maine-based retailer’s westernmost store in the U.S.
The Utah Afterschool Network brought about 100 educators, business leaders and local politicians together Friday at the Columbus Community Center to talk about the need for investing in after-school programs in Salt Lake County.
New data shows Utah is ahead of the country in emergency preparedness. An example of why Utah is so prepared for emergencies could be seen Friday during a convention dedicated to being prepared for potential emergencies.