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Zions Bank to move tech center, 100 jobs to Kaysville

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Apr 16 2014 - 10:59am

KAYSVILLE -- One hundred professional-level technology jobs in Zions Bancorporation's Technology, Operations and Support division will relocate from West Valley City to office space within Zions Bank's Kaysville Financial Center.

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Forest Service directives promote-year-round recreation at ski resorts

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Apr 15 2014 - 5:34pm

WASHINGTON -- The U.S. Forest Service said Tuesday it has finalized policy guidelines that will open opportunities for ski areas to promote year-round recreation activities that are natural resource-based and that will create additional jobs for communities with ski areas on the national forests.

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Think like a seller when you buy a home

Contributed, Tim Carver
Apr 15 2014 - 5:02pm

Several weeks ago I was touring a home with a client and pointing out some problems with cracks and poorly finished drywall. He looked at several of the spots and said, "That doesn't bother me."That stopped me. I paused and asked, "So you're planning on living here the rest of your life?"That stopped him."No way," he responded."So you'll be...

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E-Cigarettes target youth with festivals, lawmakers say

Anna Edney, Bloomberg News
Apr 15 2014 - 8:11am

WASHINGTON -- E-cigarette makers aim to hook youth on their products using music festivals, free samples and candy-flavored versions, U.S. Democratic lawmakers said.

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Nothing is automatic with the IRS

Standard-Examiner contributor, Tracy Bunner
Apr 14 2014 - 5:09pm

Documentation is needed for taking deductions and credits. Nothing is automatic with the IRS. If a taxpayer wants to take a credit or deduction on the tax return, there must be documentation to back up the request. If a taxpayer went to college during the year, there will be receipts that are needed to take the education credit. These can include...

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Federal gender pay gap shrinking, study finds

Eric Yoder, The Washington Post
Apr 14 2014 - 10:06am

WASHINGTON -- Women working for the federal government earn less than men overall but the gap is shrinking, and most of the difference is the result of women being concentrated in lower-paying jobs, with too few occupying the top ranks, a government report issued Friday found.The Office of Personnel Management's study showed an overall gender pay...

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Preview the new Standard.net

Cimaron Neugebauer, Standard-Examiner staff
Apr 12 2014 - 1:35am

Editor's Note: Click here to view our new look and feel. Please keep in mind we are still undergoing testing and implementation, some oddities and errors are likely to occur.

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Gov.: Utah Medicaid negotiations progressing

The Associated Press
Apr 11 2014 - 3:41pm

SALT LAKE CITY -- Utah Gov. Gary Herbert says talks with federal officials over a Medicaid expansion plan are progressing.

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Zions Bank to move tech center, 100 jobs to Kaysville

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Apr 16 2014 - 10:59am

KAYSVILLE -- One hundred professional-level technology jobs in Zions Bancorporation's Technology, Operations and Support division will relocate from West Valley City to office space within Zions Bank's Kaysville Financial Center.

Comments   ·   Read more   ·   Updated: Apr 16 2014 - 10:59am


Forest Service directives promote-year-round recreation at ski resorts

Contributed
Apr 15 2014 - 5:34pm

WASHINGTON -- The U.S. Forest Service said Tuesday it has finalized policy guidelines that will open opportunities for ski areas to promote year-round recreation activities that are natural resource-based and that will create additional jobs for communities with ski areas on the national forests.

Comments   ·   Read more   ·   Updated: Apr 15 2014 - 5:34pm


Think like a seller when you buy a home

Contributed, Tim Carver
Apr 15 2014 - 5:02pm

Several weeks ago I was touring a home with a client and pointing out some problems with cracks and poorly finished drywall. He looked at several of the spots and said, "That doesn't bother me."That stopped me. I paused and asked, "So you're planning on living here the rest of your life?"That stopped him."No way," he responded."So you'll be...

Comments   ·   Read more   ·   Updated: Apr 15 2014 - 5:40pm


E-Cigarettes target youth with festivals, lawmakers say

Anna Edney, Bloomberg News
Apr 15 2014 - 8:11am

WASHINGTON -- E-cigarette makers aim to hook youth on their products using music festivals, free samples and candy-flavored versions, U.S. Democratic lawmakers said.

Comments   ·   Read more   ·   Updated: Apr 15 2014 - 9:48am


Nothing is automatic with the IRS

Standard-Examiner contributor, Tracy Bunner
Apr 14 2014 - 5:09pm

Documentation is needed for taking deductions and credits. Nothing is automatic with the IRS. If a taxpayer wants to take a credit or deduction on the tax return, there must be documentation to back up the request. If a taxpayer went to college during the year, there will be receipts that are needed to take the education credit. These can include...

Comments   ·   Read more   ·   Updated: Apr 15 2014 - 12:12am


Federal gender pay gap shrinking, study finds

Eric Yoder, The Washington Post
Apr 14 2014 - 10:06am

WASHINGTON -- Women working for the federal government earn less than men overall but the gap is shrinking, and most of the difference is the result of women being concentrated in lower-paying jobs, with too few occupying the top ranks, a government report issued Friday found.The Office of Personnel Management's study showed an overall gender pay...

Comments   ·   Read more   ·   Updated: Apr 14 2014 - 10:06am


Preview the new Standard.net

Cimaron Neugebauer, Standard-Examiner staff
Apr 12 2014 - 1:35am

Editor's Note: Click here to view our new look and feel. Please keep in mind we are still undergoing testing and implementation, some oddities and errors are likely to occur.

Comments   ·   Read more   ·   Updated: Apr 13 2014 - 7:30am


Gov.: Utah Medicaid negotiations progressing

The Associated Press
Apr 11 2014 - 3:41pm

SALT LAKE CITY -- Utah Gov. Gary Herbert says talks with federal officials over a Medicaid expansion plan are progressing.

Comments   ·   Read more   ·   Updated: Apr 11 2014 - 3:41pm

VIDEO: Newspaper plots course with new look and outlook

Mark Saal, Standard-Examiner staff
Apr 7 2014 - 8:59pm

OGDEN -- Charles Horton has some breaking news for Standard-Examiner readers: Don't believe the rumors you've heard about the impending demise of the newspaper.Newspapers, he insists, aren't dying. At least, his isn't, anyway.

Comments   ·   Read more   ·   Updated: Apr 8 2014 - 10:38am


VIDEO: ATK stress tests avionics for NASA's new boosters

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Apr 3 2014 - 6:40pm

CLEARFIELD -- ATK's booster avionics, which serve as the central nervous system for NASA's Space Launch System twin solid rockets, underwent more stress testing Thursday at the company's Clearfield installation.The SLS is NASA's new vehicle that is being built to take astronauts into deep space to places like an asteroid and ultimately Mars.

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VIDEO: Syracuse High students learn about being passionate about a career

Dana Rimington, Standard-Examiner correspondent
Mar 31 2014 - 5:35pm

SYRACUSE - Nearly 600 Syracuse High School students got a chance to think about their futures last week during their school's Business Day with a lineup of experts to advise them about networking, utilizing social media, and exploring career options.

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VIDEO: Ogden woos Asian bicycle companies with its Taiwan trips, scenic tour

Cathy McKitrick, Standard-Examiner staff
Mar 29 2014 - 6:33pm

OGDEN -- Mayor Mike Caldwell exited the 9th floor elevator outside his office Thursday clad in bike shorts and rolling his bicycle. A few minutes later he emerged from his office wearing a suit and tie. Being a quick-change artist obviously goes hand in hand with his vision of Ogden as a cycling hub.In 2013, the city invested significant dollars...

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VIDEO: Utah begins ad campaign promoting national parks

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Mar 26 2014 - 12:29pm

SALT LAKE CITY -- Beginning this week, residents in U.S. western cities will see dramatic images of Utah's Mighty 5 national parks on their favorite television programs, websites, digital billboards and magazines.

Comments   ·   Read more   ·   Updated: Mar 26 2014 - 1:50pm


VIDEO: Northern Utah Fashion Expo showcases community creativity

Randi Weston, Standard-Examiner correspondent
Mar 25 2014 - 6:08am

OGDEN -- Guests to the first, bi-annual Northern Utah Fashion Expo spruced up their wardrobes on Saturday with the help of more than 20 local vendors showcasing their goods at the Only in Ogden Store, 2246 Washington Blvd. Products ranged from vintage clothing and cowboy boots from Chuks to fun steampunk fashions, from Laughing Dog Designs...

Comments   ·   Read more   ·   Updated: Mar 25 2014 - 6:08am


VIDEO: Kids do extra chores as part of martial arts regimen

Rachel Trotter, Standard-Examiner correspondent
Mar 6 2014 - 4:20pm

OGDEN -- It's not often kids come to their parents to ask for extra chores.However, students of MP USA, an Ogden martial arts school, do this without fail.  It's all part of a martial arts program that originated from the royal family in Indonesia. Children who enroll in the classes at MP USA range from age 5 to 18 and can earn a series of...

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VIDEO: Hundreds swarm Ogden-Weber Tech College career fair

Becky Wright, Standard-Examiner staff
Mar 5 2014 - 3:03pm

OGDEN -- Jeff Moore is looking for the one. Not the one to fill a hole in his heart, but the one to fill a hole in his business. To find his match, he signed up for the business equivalent of speed dating -- a career fair."We're here to hire one person -- an IT person," said Moore, from the Kaysville-based dictation business Moore Electronics. "...

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GALLERY: Utah crowds line up for PS4 release

Brian Wolfer, Standard-Examiner correspondent
Nov 15 2013 - 1:41pm

Crowds camped out for the release of Sony's PS4 at a Layton Game Stop. Photos by Brian Wolfer, special to the Standard-Examiner

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VIDEO: Newspaper plots course with new look and outlook

Mark Saal, Standard-Examiner staff
Apr 7 2014 - 8:59pm

OGDEN -- Charles Horton has some breaking news for Standard-Examiner readers: Don't believe the rumors you've heard about the impending demise of the newspaper.Newspapers, he insists, aren't dying. At least, his isn't, anyway.

Comments   ·   Read more   ·   Updated: Apr 8 2014 - 10:38am


VIDEO: ATK stress tests avionics for NASA's new boosters

Contributed
Apr 3 2014 - 6:40pm

CLEARFIELD -- ATK's booster avionics, which serve as the central nervous system for NASA's Space Launch System twin solid rockets, underwent more stress testing Thursday at the company's Clearfield installation.The SLS is NASA's new vehicle that is being built to take astronauts into deep space to places like an asteroid and ultimately Mars.

Comments   ·   Read more   ·   Updated: Apr 3 2014 - 7:43pm


VIDEO: Syracuse High students learn about being passionate about a career

Dana Rimington, Standard-Examiner correspondent
Mar 31 2014 - 5:35pm

SYRACUSE - Nearly 600 Syracuse High School students got a chance to think about their futures last week during their school's Business Day with a lineup of experts to advise them about networking, utilizing social media, and exploring career options.

Comments   ·   Read more   ·   Updated: Mar 31 2014 - 5:35pm


VIDEO: Ogden woos Asian bicycle companies with its Taiwan trips, scenic tour

Cathy McKitrick, Standard-Examiner staff
Mar 29 2014 - 6:33pm

OGDEN -- Mayor Mike Caldwell exited the 9th floor elevator outside his office Thursday clad in bike shorts and rolling his bicycle. A few minutes later he emerged from his office wearing a suit and tie. Being a quick-change artist obviously goes hand in hand with his vision of Ogden as a cycling hub.In 2013, the city invested significant dollars...

Comments   ·   Read more   ·   Updated: Mar 29 2014 - 6:34pm


VIDEO: Utah begins ad campaign promoting national parks

Conributed
Mar 26 2014 - 12:29pm

SALT LAKE CITY -- Beginning this week, residents in U.S. western cities will see dramatic images of Utah's Mighty 5 national parks on their favorite television programs, websites, digital billboards and magazines.

Comments   ·   Read more   ·   Updated: Mar 26 2014 - 1:50pm


VIDEO: Northern Utah Fashion Expo showcases community creativity

Randi Weston, Standard-Examiner correspondent
Mar 25 2014 - 6:08am

OGDEN -- Guests to the first, bi-annual Northern Utah Fashion Expo spruced up their wardrobes on Saturday with the help of more than 20 local vendors showcasing their goods at the Only in Ogden Store, 2246 Washington Blvd. Products ranged from vintage clothing and cowboy boots from Chuks to fun steampunk fashions, from Laughing Dog Designs...

Comments   ·   Read more   ·   Updated: Mar 25 2014 - 6:08am


VIDEO: Kids do extra chores as part of martial arts regimen

Rachel Trotter, Standard-Examiner correspondent
Mar 6 2014 - 4:20pm

OGDEN -- It's not often kids come to their parents to ask for extra chores.However, students of MP USA, an Ogden martial arts school, do this without fail.  It's all part of a martial arts program that originated from the royal family in Indonesia. Children who enroll in the classes at MP USA range from age 5 to 18 and can earn a series of...

Comments   ·   Read more   ·   Updated: Mar 6 2014 - 5:05pm


VIDEO: Hundreds swarm Ogden-Weber Tech College career fair

Becky Wright, Standard-Examiner staff
Mar 5 2014 - 3:03pm

OGDEN -- Jeff Moore is looking for the one. Not the one to fill a hole in his heart, but the one to fill a hole in his business. To find his match, he signed up for the business equivalent of speed dating -- a career fair."We're here to hire one person -- an IT person," said Moore, from the Kaysville-based dictation business Moore Electronics. "...

Comments   ·   Read more   ·   Updated: Mar 5 2014 - 3:15pm


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