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More Than Two Dozen Bald Eagles Fall Due To West Nile Virus Infection
2014-01-01 09:30:32

[ Watch the Video: Bald Eagles Killed By West Nile Virus ] Gerard LeBlond for redorbit.com - Your Universe Online Utah state officials claimed on Tuesday that the mysterious deaths of 27 bald eagles this past December appear to be from the West Nile Virus, according to a Washington Post report. Laboratory tests of the first few birds indicated the cause of death was from the mosquito-borne virus. The symptoms that the eagles exhibited were head tremors, signs of seizures, wing...

2013-12-31 23:26:17

With the prediction by Lawrence Yun, Chief Economist for the National Association of Realtors, that Salt Lake City will be one of the top ten housing markets in 2014, current homeowners and potential home buyers need to be wary of past and future water damage to avoid costly repairs. Salt Lake City, UT (PRWEB) December 31, 2013 Buying a home is usually the most expensive purchase that most consumers will ever make, so protecting that investment requires both professional assistance and...

2013-12-30 23:04:16

SwiftLiens helps contractors and suppliers get paid with their lien and pre-lien services. Mesa, AZ (PRWEB) December 30, 2013 SwiftLiens, a pre-lien and lien service provider, announces its launching of services in the state of Utah. SwiftLiens was created to help contractors and suppliers get paid for the services and materials they were contracted for. SwiftLiens' primary services will be to file and submit all the necessary documents to the appropriate parties, during the pre-lien...

2013-12-30 23:01:09

The referral plan offers up benefits for the current and future patients, saving them money and promoting the care received at their four locations. Salt Lake City, Utah (PRWEB) December 30, 2013 The Stonehaven Dental offices in Utah are beginning to embrace a new patient referral plan, one that will enable both ends to have equally beneficial results. When patients refer their family and friends to Stonehaven, they embrace the opportunity to save money on their next visit to one of the...

2013-12-30 16:21:11

The Cold Weather Zipper Access Gloves are Perfect for Winter Sports and Everyday Use NEW YORK, Dec. 30, 2013 /PRNewswire-iReach/ -- Eric Vaughn, a young man from Sandy, Utah, has just launched a fundraising campaign on the Kickstarter crowd funding platform to try to raise money to fund the production of his high-quality VO Gloves. The zipper access cold weather gloves are ideal for everyday use as well as for winter sports. (Photo:...

2013-12-27 16:20:04

ST. GEORGE, Utah, Dec. 27, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- The Board of Directors of SkyWest, Inc. (NASDAQ: SKYW) declared a quarterly dividend of $.04 per share to Shareholders of record at the close of business on January 6, 2014 on all shares then issued and outstanding. The 74th consecutive dividend will be paid on January 7, 2014. SkyWest is the holding company for two scheduled passenger airline operations and an aircraft leasing company, and is headquartered in St. George, Utah....

2013-12-26 16:21:11

-Peter Mayhew (Chewbacca from Star Wars) and Walter Jones (Zack Taylor a.k.a the Black Ranger from Mighty Morphin Power Rangers) to judge Salt Lake Comic Con Costume Contest at first of two pre-FanX events- SALT LAKE CITY, Dec. 26, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Salt Lake Comic Con FanX (http://saltlakecomiccon.com/) is crossing the final frontier and will have George Takei, the Helmsman of Star Trek's USS Enterprise to help fans boldly go where no man has gone before. (Photo:...

2013-12-23 23:04:10

Speedskaters will vie for a spot on Team USA at upcoming Olympic Trials. Salt Lake City, UT (PRWEB) December 23, 2013 Utah is proud to remain one of the nation’s leading states for Olympic sports as it gears up to host the Speedskating U.S. Olympic Team Trials which will determine Team USA for the 2014 Winter Olympic Games in Sochi, Russia. Beginning Dec. 27, the 2013/2014 Olympic Trials will be held at the legendary Olympic Oval in Kearns, UT, known as the “fastest ice on earth.”...

2013-12-23 08:25:44

University of Utah Student Entrepreneur Launches Multi-Functional and Customizable Ski Pole Innovation SALT LAKE CITY, Dec. 23, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- CHAR Poles(TM) creators of the renowned ski pole designed for increased performance and functionality as a mountain tool necessity, announces the official launch of CHAR Poles(TM) now available for sale on RocketHub.com for the 2014 ski season. CHAR Poles provide increased performance and a variety of built-in ski tools that will be used...

2013-12-20 23:00:45

Patients are often riddled with anxiety over a visit to the dentist, causing Stonehaven to utilize sedation techniques as a way to ease nerves and calm patients. Salt Lake City, Utah (PRWEB) December 20, 2013 Anxiety upon visiting dental offices in Utah is very common. For many it can be rather disconcerting to have a perfect stranger put metal tools inside of one’s mouth. Stonehaven Dental, in their vast commitment to the desires and needs of their patients, and have mastered the art...


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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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