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  • Despite many ideas, Point of the Mountain planners ask for more
    By Brice Wallace Even with hundreds of ideas already flowing in about the future of the Point of the Mountain area, a legislative commission and development partner Envision Utah want more. Tasked with looking at what to do with about 22,000 undeveloped acres at the Salt Lake-Utah county border, the Point of the Mountain Commission and Envision Utah are seeking opinions about the property’s...
  • 4.3 million Zion visitors
    The U.S. Department of Interior reports that 331 million people visited America's national parks in 2016, a third consecutive year of record attendance. Locally, Zion National Park in Southern Utah recorded its fourth consecutive record year with 4.3 million visitors, placing it fifth among the parks and one slot ahead of Yellowstone National Park to the north.

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  • Despite many ideas, Point of the Mountain planners ask for more
    By Brice Wallace Even with hundreds of ideas already flowing in about the future of the Point of the Mountain area, a legislative commission and development partner Envision Utah want more. Tasked with looking at what to do with about 22,000...

  • 4.3 million Zion visitors
    The U.S. Department of Interior reports that 331 million people visited America's national parks in 2016, a third consecutive year of record attendance. Locally, Zion National Park in Southern Utah recorded its fourth consecutive record year with...

  • Ground broken for 'central place' retail/office complex in Riverton
    CenterCal Properties, developer of the popular Farmington Station in Davis County, has broken ground on a new major retail, entertainment and office complex in Riverton. Dubbed Mountain View Village, the development sits on 13400 South at the...

  • Pipeline issues cause Utah gas prices to soar
    Despite adequate supplies and lower crude oil prices nationally, Utah has seen its average gasoline prices climb to ninth-highest in the nation. Early last week the average gasoline price sat at $2.45 per gallon after the state landed in the top...

  • Wasatch Front consumer prices head back up again - but only slightly
    Following a slight decline in December, consumer prices have risen for two consecutive months with a modest 0.2 percent hike in February. The Zions Bank Wasatch Front Consumer Price Index (CPI) has now increased 3.2 percent since this same time...

  • Salt Lake multifamily market stays strong
    According to a report from investment brokerage ARA, A Newark Company, Utah’s multifamily housing market will continue to be robust into 2017. Salt Lake ARA managers Mark Jensen and Greg Ratliff recently released the firm’s “2017 Multihousing...

  • CBRE market outlook: 2016 success expected to continue in 2017
    The Salt Lake City office of commercial real estate firm CBRE has released its annual Salt Lake City Real Estate Market Outlook report. The company expects 2017 to be a continuation of a strong 2016 market. The publication highlights the...

  • Haynie & Company acquires Robison, Hill & Co.
    Haynie & Company CPAs, a regional accounting firm with headquarters in Salt Lake City, has acquired Robison, Hill & Co APC, a public accounting firm also located in Salt Lake City. The deal was effective on Feb. 1. Founded in 1960, Haynie &...

  • Virtus Oil buys producing units in Southern Utah
    Las Vegas-based Virtus Oil and Gas Corp. has purchased two oil-producing units in the Paradox Basin area of San Juan County in Southern Utah. The Squaw Canyon and Tin Cup Mesa units were purchased from Mar/Reg Oil Co. The terms of the acquisition...

  • Incentives bringing productions with $4.2 million economic impact to state
    Five productions — ranging from digital series to a documentary to a music video — have been approved for state incentives. The Governor’s Office of Economic Development (GOED) board approved the incentives during its March meeting. The projects...

  • Orem's NetDocuments sold
    Santa Monica, California-based Clearlake Capital Group LP has reached an agreement to acquire Orem’s NetDocuments, a cloud-based document management, email management and collaboration solutions company for law firms and corporate legal and...

  • CORPORATE FINANCIAL REPORTS
    The following are recent financial reports as posted by selected Utah corporations: Profire Energy Profire Energy Inc., based in Lindon, reported net income for the nine months ended Dec. 31 of $78,053, or zero cents per share. That compares with...

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  • Business Tech: The weakest links in network security: Training and backup
    By Mike Herrington Cyber security training and quality backups can save your business from costly security breaches and ransomware attacks. User training is the most basic form of network security and is often completely overlooked. Having a...

  • It’s providing the healthcare that matters, not providing the insurance
    By Veronique de Rugy The release of the House Republicans’ healthcare reform plan is the latest reminder that misguided objectives drive many policy decisions in Washington. Unfortunately, it often results in bad policy outcomes with real...

  • Only a couple of strategies will work in the war against cyber attacks
    By Fareed Zakaria Recently, we have watched the perfect example of a country fighting the last war. The Trump administration has now devoted weeks of time, energy and political capital to rolling out its temporary travel ban against citizens of...