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SALT LAKE CITY (AP) — State officials say Utah finished the fiscal year with an extra $112 million to spend on one-time projects. Coalville Republican Rep. Mel Brown says that as of June 30, the state's general and education funds had collected an extra $166 million during the fiscal year. Some money was automatically taken out of that surplus to stash into rainy day and emergency funds.
SALT LAKE CITY (AP) — Bureau of Land Management workers are removing two dinosaur tracks in Moab to prevent them from being damaged. The agency says the tracks were collected after they came away from cliff edges naturally due to erosion. They are located near the Poison Spider Dinosaur Track Site and the Hells Revenge Jeep Trail.
EAST CARBON, Utah (AP) — Authorities are investigating an accident at a Carbon County coal mine that left a 46-year-old worker dead. Police say 46-year-old Alejandro Ramirez was crushed to death at the West Ridge Mine early yesterday morning. UtahAmerican officials say it was the first serious accident in the West Ridge Mine's 15-year history.
SALT LAKE CITY (AP) — Utah officials are launching a $1.8 million campaign to market Salt Lake City as "Ski City USA" in an effort to earn a bigger chunk of the lucrative ski market. A package of online and print advertisements highlights the benefits of Salt Lake City being a short drive from four ski resorts located in the Big and Little Cottonwood Canyons east of Salt Lake City.
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