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2014-03-06 16:26:15

- Salt Lake Comic Con's Food Not Brains campaign will collect donations for Utah Food Bank - SALT LAKE CITY, March 6, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Zombies will invade the Utah State Capitol on March 28, 2014 as part of a pre Salt Lake Comic Con FanXperience(TM) (FanX) Zombie Ball. http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20140306/LA78687 Comic Con is partnering with SL Zombie Walk to occupy the Utah State Capitol. The ball will begin at 5:00 pm MST at the Utah State Capitol and end at 10:00 pm. The...

2014-03-06 12:31:05

DevPoint Labs' Developer Bootcamp Web Programming Curriculum Offers Intense Career Changing Opportunities and Job Placement Assistance SALT LAKE CITY, March 6, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- DevPoint Labs, the innovative leader in web programming coding bootcamp teaches students to code and become web developers in an intense full-time 11-week development bootcamp with campus locations in Salt Lake City, Utah and Las Vegas, Nevada. Future developers learn Ruby on Rails programming language and...

2014-03-06 08:33:58

Investment Expands Access to Nation's Most Reliable 4G LTE Network, Benefits of Mobile Broadband SALT LAKE CITY, March 6, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- AT&T has invested nearly $200 million in its best-in-class wireless and wired networks in Utah between 2011 through 2013, driving a wide range of upgrades to enhance speed, reliability, coverage and performance for residents and business customers. http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20120612/DA23287LOGO Advancing its Project Velocity IP (VIP), an...

2014-03-06 08:32:19

"Gold Seal" Certification Confirms Company's Dedication to Patient Care Quality PARK CITY, Utah, March 6, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Supplemental Health Care, a leading, innovative national provider of healthcare staffing solutions, today reported it has been recertified for the Gold Seal of Approval(TM) by the Joint Commission for healthcare staffing services. This prestigious industry award is an independent, objective confirmation of the company's commitment to the highest level of...

2014-03-05 23:31:06

United Yacht, a boat brokerage in Florida, recently launched an innovative new website. The team at UtahSites.com offered insight during the migration from old site to new. Salt Lake City, UT (PRWEB) March 05, 2014 Utah Sites, a web design company in Davis County, Utah, has experienced national demand. While based local to Utah, a reasonable percentage of their clientele is spread across the country. Their expertise is continually sought after, and their latest consulting helped drive the...

2014-03-05 23:28:47

Solar integrators, solar mounting manufacturers and clean energy advocates oppose legislating rate increase on net-metering solar customers; preferring Public Service Commission research and analysis to legislation. American Fork, UT (PRWEB) March 05, 2014 As Utah's 2014 Legislative session begins, Rocky Mountain Power residential customers with solar panels participating in their net-metering system could face unexpected increases in their electricity bill and those considering...

2014-03-05 16:28:35

$11.5 million federal i3 grant brings UPSTART to Utah's rural areas SALT LAKE CITY, March 5, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Eighteen rural Utah school districts have signed on to participate in an $11.5 million federal grant award to expand UPSTART, Waterford Institute's free, in-home preschool program, to their regions. http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20131107/LA12431LOGO Waterford Institute, a Sandy, Utah-based research and education technology nonprofit, has signed a memorandum of...

2014-03-05 08:28:19

80% of Phones Tested are 18 Times Dirtier than Toilet Seats PROVO, Utah, March 5, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Cell phones have become our constant companions, and as a result, they are exposed to many bacteria and viruses. When we open a door, shake hands, use an ATM or dozens of other daily tasks, our hands come in contact with germs, and numerous studies have shown that a significant number of bacteria, such as the flu virus, staph, strep, E. coli, and salmonella, are transferred from...

2014-03-05 08:27:48

Event will feature workshops and a gallery experience for Wasatch Range educators interested in integrating arts into the classroom OGDEN, Utah, March 5, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Weber State University's Telitha E. Lindquist College of Arts & Humanities (http://www.weber.edu/cah) and the Jerry and Vickie Moyes College of Education (http://www.weber.edu/coe/) today announced the inaugural Arts Integration Conference (www.weber.edu/artsintegration) scheduled for Friday, March 28 from...

2014-03-04 16:29:36

DigiForge Student Technology Conference to be held at Salt Lake Community College South City Campus SALT LAKE CITY, March 4, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- More than 600 high school students will converge at the Salt Lake Community College (SLCC) South City Campus on March 13, 2014, to learn more about careers in technology. With the campus' new Center for Arts and Media as a focal point, students will learn about careers in technology in workshops with names like "Anyone Can Code,"...


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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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