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2014-04-01 08:32:58

Hosted social media management, district mobile app, and notification--all in one system. PROVO, Utah, April 1, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- ParentLink® today announced their newest product offering, ParentLink Suite. Created to help school districts communicate using the diverse platforms used by families and communities, the new suite introduces the first-ever social media manager built for K-12, and includes substantial feature enhancements for the hundreds of district apps currently in...

2014-04-01 08:21:11

OGDEN, Utah, April 1, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Tempus Global Data, Inc. announced today that it has opened operations in Utah to deliver next generation weather data to commercial and government customers. Tempus will provide critical weather data through the use of the Utah State University-built Sounding & Tracking Observatory for Regional Meteorology instrument under an exclusive agreement. STORM is designed to be hosted on satellites flying in geostationary orbit, able to...

2014-03-31 23:28:13

An email subscription allows potential homebuyers to receive updates about changing rates, allowing them to consistently know the ups and downs of the market. Salt Lake City, Utah (PRWEB) March 31, 2014 Many mortgage brokers in Utah are more than willing to answer potential clients’ questions about obtaining a home loan or refinancing their current loan. Unfortunately, not all potential and current homeowners know all of the questions to ask. That is why Trillion Mortgage takes the time...

2014-03-31 23:04:39

Naturalist Journeys announces a landscape, wildlife and birding tour to the Grand Canyon and four other Southwestern National Parks September 18-27, 2014. Tour participants enjoy a living classroom for studying geology, geography, birding, and nature as they travel with expert guides. Salt Lake City, UT (PRWEB) March 31, 2014 Grand Canyon, Bryce, Zion, Capitol Reef, and Grand Staircase-Escalante are national parks and monuments visited by top birding and wildlife company Naturalist...

2014-03-31 04:20:40

The Utah Chapter of the Association for Corporate Growth (ACG Utah) has honored southern Utah manufacturer Wilson Electronics with the organization's 2014 ACG Utah Dealmaker of the Year Award SALT LAKE CITY, March 31, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- ACG Utah has a long tradition of honoring dealmakers in the Utah business community--those who have successfully led the charge in driving growth in their organizations. With a focus on "Deals Happen Here," ACG Utah reviewed the...

2014-03-29 23:05:04

LASIK is safer than most people think. SLC, UT (PRWEB) March 29, 2014 In light of recent myths and blanket statements about the risk of LASIK surgery that have been circulating in pop culture including the popular TV show Dr. Oz, (http://www.doctoroz.com/episode/undercover-lasik-surgery-investigation) Dr. Brian Davis of Davis Vision Center in South Jordan, UT is emphasizing the the safety and effectiveness record LASIK has achieved over the past decade. LASIK surgery has helped millions...

2014-03-29 23:05:03

Dr. Haupt will review gummy bear, shaped, silicone, saline implants and more. SLC, Utah (PRWEB) March 29, 2014 Dr. Haupt and Utah Cosmetic Surgery in Murray, UT will host two educational seminars about breast augmentation and the age reverse process that are open to the general public on April 16th. The breast augmentation seminar will be held at noon and the age reverse seminar will be held at 2:30. Each will last approximately one hour. Every attendee at the age reverse seminar will...

2014-03-29 23:02:38

Dental videos created to educate consumers about oral hygiene problems and treatments as well as provide constructive counsel on preventative dental care. Ogden, UT (PRWEB) March 29, 2014 Dentist, Dr. Jim Ellis, DDS, of Ogden, Utah, launched an all-new educational dental video series to help his patients become better informed about oral hygiene care. The series consists of 29 educational videos in which Dr. Ellis covers such topics as dentistry education and specialties, dental...

2014-03-27 12:34:23

CEHE Partners with Smart Horizons Career Online Education and ed2go to Test Program in Denver, Colo. and Ogden, Utah OGDEN, Utah, March 27, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Center for Excellence in Higher Education (CEHE) has launched a new accredited high school diploma program as part of its Good Neighbor Initiative. Career Online High School (COHS) is available at Stevens-Henager College's Ogden, Utah and CollegeAmerica's Denver, Colo. campuses and is designed for students seeking an...

2014-03-27 08:39:33

TELTOW, Germany and LEHI, Utah, March 27, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- SensoMotoric Instruments (SMI) and Converus announce that Converus has OEM'ed the SMI Eye Tracker for inclusion in EyeDetect - Converus' patent-pending solution for efficient and reliable detection of deception. Converus CEO cites SMI's RED-oem eye tracker's exceptional data quality as a key reason. (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20140327/677766 ) Utah-based deception detection technology...


Latest Utah Reference Libraries

Dixie National Forest
2013-12-24 12:00:06

Dixie National Forest is a United States National Forest located in Utah with headquarters located in Cedar City. It takes up 2 million acres and stretches for about 170 miles across southern Utah. As it is the largest national forest in Utah, it straddles the divide between the Great Basin and the Colorado River. It is located in parts of Garfield, Iron, Kane, Wayne, Washington, and Piute counties. The majority of the forest lies in Garfield County. There are local ranger district offices...

Caribou-Targhee National Forest
2013-11-21 15:52:49

Caribou-Targhee National Forest can be found in the states of Idaho and Wyoming, with a small section located in Utah in the United States. The forest is broken into several separate sections and stretches over 2.63 million acres. Towards the east, the forest borders Yellowstone National Park, Grand Teton National Park, and Bridger-Teton National Forest. The majority of the forest is a part of the 20 million acre Greater Yellowstone Ecosystem. The Caribou and Targhee National Forests were...

Ashley National Forest
2013-11-21 09:50:52

Ashley National Forest is a National Forest found in northeastern Utah and southwestern Wyoming. Within the boundaries of this forest are 1,382,346 acres in Utah and 96,223 acres in Wyoming of vast forests, lakes, and mountains with elevations ranging from 6,000 to 13,500 feet. It covers portions of Daggett, Summit, Uintah, Duchesne, and Utah counties in Utah and Sweetwater County in Wyoming. Some of the most popular landmarks in this forest include the Flaming Gorge National Recreation Area...

Bear Lake Monster
2013-10-28 10:22:57

The Bear Lake monster is a cryptid said to inhabit Bear Lake that sits on the border between Utah and Idaho. The creature is part of local folklore that first appeared from articles that were written by Joseph C. Rich in 1868. The article said that the local Indians called the creature a “water devil”, and that the creature has reappeared. According to the article, many white settlers have seen the creature. Rich 26 years later admitted that he fabricated the original sightings as a...

Bryce Canyon National Park
2013-04-17 23:38:39

Bryce Canyon National Park is located in the southwestern portion of Utah in the United States. The park holds 35,835 acres of land that was once inhabited by Native American tribes like the Basketmaker Anasazi and the Paiute Indians. The first explorers of European and American ancestry visited the area in the 18th and 19th centuries. Many explorers searched the area for viable farming and ranching grounds. A scientific expedition traveled into the area in 1872, led by John Wesley Powell....

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