Quantcast

Latest Salt Lake County Stories

2014-01-13 12:26:21

Attendees of Event Marketing Summit to Benefit from Special Access, Logistics Support and New Activities as Salt Lake 'Rolls Out the Red Carpet' for the Event Industry NORWALK, Conn. and SALT LAKE CITY, Jan. 13, 2014 /PRNewswire-iReach/ -- Event Marketer magazine and Visit Salt Lake today unveiled details of a new partnership surrounding the upcoming Event Marketing Summit--the world's largest executive conference on experiential marketing, taking place May 7-9 at the Grand America...

2013-08-12 23:20:44

Selected as the Next Generation ILS for the High-Volume, Urban Public Library Syracuse, NY (PRWEB) August 12, 2013 As a trusted provider of technology solutions helping academic, private and public libraries serve their communities, Polaris Library Systems today announces a new partnership with Salt Lake County Library Services. The Polaris Library System (PLS) has been selected as the library’s new automation system, accounting for 20 branches throughout Salt Lake Valley in Utah. Salt...

2013-07-01 23:21:57

Winning lawyers from Ogborn Mihm explain the $21.4 million verdict Denver, CO (PRWEB) July 01, 2013 A state court jury has found the national law firm Stoel Rives and the chair of its real estate and construction practice group, Salt Lake City-based partner Thomas A. Ellison, were negligent and mishandled a land use and development rights application for a 8,650-acre cattle ranch near Park City (Third Judicial District Court for Salt Lake County, Utah /100907407). The jury deliberated for...

2010-09-01 10:47:00

BOULDER, Colo., Sept. 1 /PRNewswire/ -- Salt Lake County has chosen NexGen Energy and Bella Energy to develop a solar installation on the roof of the Calvin L. Rampton Salt Palace Convention Center in downtown Salt Lake City. The team presented a plan to install up to 2.6 megawatts of solar modules on the structure. If built to that capacity, the Salt Palace will host the largest rooftop solar facility in the United States, generating more than 3,330,000 kilowatt hours of electricity...

2009-10-27 12:51:06

Obesity linked to fewer neighborhood food options Contrary to what you might believe, living near a variety of restaurants, convenience stores, supermarkets and even fast food outlets actually lowers your risk for obesity, according to a new study from the University of Utah. Surprisingly, people who live more than a half mile away from any food outlets are the ones who tend to be fatter. "Having access to a range of food options in your neighborhood affects both your energy input and...

2009-08-07 10:29:00

WEST JORDAN, Utah, Aug. 7 /PRNewswire/ -- The Dannon Company, Inc. awarded the I.J. & Jeanne Wagner Jewish Community Center (JCC) the fourth annual Dannon Next Generation Nutrition Grant aimed at promoting healthy eating and fitness among students in the Salt Lake County community. The JCC received $30,000 in support of its Fun, Fit & Healthy! nutrition education program. Fun, Fit & Healthy! will offer weekly, nutritionist-developed cooking classes for pre-school and...

2008-10-23 18:00:13

Dorothy Young has been selected as the recipient of the second annual Humana Starlight Award honoring the efforts of senior citizens who volunteer in Salt Lake County. In recognition of her service, Humana (NYSE: HUM) awarded a $10,000 grant to the Senior Companion Program, the nonprofit organization of Young's choosing. Young has served as a Senior Companion Program volunteer with Salt Lake County Aging Services for the past 21 years. Senior Companions serve up to 20 hours each week...

2008-09-23 09:00:36

By Arthur Raymond Deseret News The third year of Salt Lake County's partnership with the national service group AmeriCorps kicked off Monday with Mayor Peter Corroon's announcement of a vigorous recruitment campaign for this year's program. Corroon honored a group of volunteers who joined him by the podium, all of whom were nearing the completion of their second year of service. "This group ... has been sacrificing and giving back to their communities," Corroon said. "They've aided...

2008-09-22 09:00:30

Salt Lake County voters who have an urge to be a bigger part of the election process -- and an interest in a little extra cash -- can satisfy both needs as a volunteer for the County Clerk's Office. County Clerk Sherrie Swenson released a call for poll workers Thursday for the Nov. 4 election. Compensation ranges from $120 to $220, depending on the position. Workers must be registered voters residing in Salt Lake County and a mandatory training session prior to election night is required....


Word of the Day
pungle
  • To take pains; labor assiduously with little progress.
This word comes from the Spanish 'pongale,' put it.
Related