EDITOR’S NOTE: Much of the nation has been shut down over the past two-plus months due to the COVID-19 pandemic. But now the economy is reopening, and businesses of all types are quickly ramping up for what they hope will be a busy summer season that will return them to some sense of normalc…
MORGAN — Six people fighting for a referendum vote on the Wasatch Peaks Ranch ski resort now face a $5 million suit filed against them by the developer.
HARRISVILLE — As coronavirus spread across the United States and the case count increased, overwhelming some hospitals, Cliff Hokanson had something of a revelation.
SALT LAKE CITY — More people have now applied for unemployment in Utah during the coronavirus pandemic than the previous three years combined, though the number of new claims are decreasing as the state economy reopens, officials said Thursday.
Ken Garff Automotive is helping small businesses across the state of Utah and surprising first responders working on the frontlines of the coronavirus pandemic by providing free meals, flowers and other merchandise.
COVID-19 conspiracy theorists have neatly folded in 5G to their stories, claiming 5G towers in Wuhan were responsible for the initial outbreak. It took several months for this rumor to incite action, but in April, protestors set fire to 5G towers in the U.K.
SALT LAKE CITY — Nearly 160,000 Utah residents have applied for unemployment since the COVID-19 pandemic took hold in the U.S. in mid-March, new state figures released Thursday show.
OGDEN — With the expiration of Ogden’s most successful tax increment districts, the city’s Redevelopment Agency revenue is expected to decline significantly over the next fiscal year.
KAYSVILLE — As debate rages over a proposed country concert here later this month, mostly against the plans, residents will have a chance to sound off ahead of a Kaysville City Council meeting on Thursday.
OGDEN — Ogden City officials say a detailed and expansive plan that will guide development downtown for decades to come should be ready to be implemented before summer is over.
A handful of Utah-based media outlets are demanding that Utah County release the names of two businesses that county executives say ignored COVID-19 guidelines and instructed employees who had tested positive for the virus to continue coming in to work.
Just because many areas in Utah have now moved from the orange, moderate-risk phase to a yellow, low-risk phase last Saturday, that does not necessarily mean the end of work-from-home for all. For those who are told they may return to the office, it is likely to be under new rules, such as r…
SALT LAKE CITY — Legislative fiscal analysts are projecting steep state revenue shortfalls caused by the coronavirus pandemic, but they say Utah is positioned well to meet the decline by tapping reserve funds, juggling cash flows and canceling planned spending increases.
SALT LAKE CITY — A woman who contracted the coronavirus in Utah has sued her employer arguing the American Fork-based company did not take proper precautions to protect its employees against COVID-19.
OGDEN — A half-dozen local companies have now contributed to Ogden’s emergency loan program, as the city tries to help keep vulnerable small businesses afloat during the COVID-19 pandemic.
Gov. Gary Herbert announced on Thursday that the majority of Utah will transition from an “orange” to “yellow” designation this weekend as COVID-19 infection rates continue to decline in most of the state.
A week ago, I was in countdown mode to record three interviews for a show I would be hosting the following week. Now that our company’s events have been delayed to the fall, we are going full throttle on digital content — a bi-weekly talk show, a series of webinars and global networking even…
While the Utah County Health Department says a section of the Utah Code prohibits them from releasing the names of two businesses that ignored COVID-19 guidelines and instructed sick staff to work, an attorney who has researched open records laws and litigated public records cases in Utah rejects such an interpretation of state law.
Utah women are performing well under entrepreneurial pressure, according to new research published earlier this week.
EDEN — Mike Seguin says the government-mandated halt to dine-in options at restaurants across Utah wreaked havoc on his upper Ogden Valley business.
OGDEN — A 103-year-old Weber County landmark will soon be gone for good.
OGDEN — The Utah Farm Bureau Federation hopes a new program will help sustain local farmers while feeding families in need during the COVID-19 pandemic.
More than 33 million Americans have filed unemployment insurance claims over the last seven weeks after the coronavirus pandemic forced state and national officials to close nonessential businesses.
OGDEN — Ogden City officials are working on a plan they hope will fix their airport boondoggle.
OGDEN — Boyer is looking to expand a significant portion of the Business Depot Ogden.
Debt collectors, landlords and others hold overwhelming advantages in legal resources compared to the low-income people they sue in civil court, says a Utah Foundation report illuminating gaps in the justice system.
Nearly half of the employees of a Utah County business tested positive for COVID-19 after the business instructed employees to not follow quarantine guidelines and required staff who had tested positive to report to work, according to a written statement from county executives.
As Utah and other states cautiously begin to lift restrictions around staying at home to stop the spread of COVID-19, we are entering a new phase of the pandemic, a time when it will be critical to monitor the disease and stop a second wave of infections. Tech companies have a big role to pl…
OGDEN — After two owners, multiple site plan changes and some community uproar, it appears the northwest corner of Wall Avenue and 2nd Street is ready to be developed.
United States Sen. Mitt Romney, R-Utah, wants employers and the federal government to temporarily up the pay of food, transportation, health care and other essential workers who earn less than $90,000 a year during the COVID-19 pandemic.
SALT LAKE CITY — A surveillance technology company that had a $21 million contract with the state of Utah suspended over its founder's past associations with white supremacists also had a contract with a healthcare company, to track coronavirus patient data.
Editor’s note: The following story was written and reported by The Utah Investigative Journalism Project in partnership with the Standard Examiner, The Salt Lake Tribune and the Daily Herald.
As head of the Utah Coronavirus Task Force, Lt. Gov. Spencer Cox has gotten a close look and played a large role in the state’s response to the COVID-19 pandemic, which so far has focused on public health and economic recovery. Now, the gubernatorial candidate wants Utah to figure out how to adapt to life after the pandemic.
OGDEN — As social distancing restrictions begin to ease across the state, public electric scooters are slowly being reintroduced in Ogden.
OGDEN — The past month has been tough for Richard Hunter, operator of Salon Rox — closed like many businesses since April 3 due to the local public health order aimed at halting the spread of COVID-19.
OGDEN — The newest tenant inside Ogden City’s developing west side business park has officially opened its doors.
Unemployment rates continue to rise as the nation enters its sixth week of increases.
OGDEN — Come Friday, some Weber County businesses shuttered due to coronavirus restrictions will reopen and others will be able to ramp up operations.
All visitors to Costco will be required to wear face masks starting Monday, the same day Costco stores will be returning to regular store hours.
While Utah may see some restrictions lifted this week as part of the “Stay Safe, Stay Home” directive to stop the spread of COVID-19, graduations and other large gatherings will still not be allowed. In lieu of the series of commencement exercises at Kingsbury Hall on the University of Utah …
SALT LAKE CITY — The Legislature has completed work on a locomotive fuel tax bill to generate money for rail crossing overpasses and Gov. Gary Herbert is expected to sign it.
SALT LAKE CITY — Weekly jobless claims in Weber and Davis counties and the rest of the state are tapering from the unprecedented highs reached in recent weeks.
SALT LAKE CITY — A state tax on locomotive fuel to pay for construction of overpasses at clogged and dangerous rail crossings got new life Thursday afternoon at the Utah Legislature.
LOGAN — Ready to add yet another task to the list of jobs folks are successfully doing from home?
NORTH OGDEN — Mike Call, whose North Ogden gym had to shut its doors early this month due to coronavirus restrictions, still recalls the turn of events with a measure of chagrin.
OGDEN — Since this year’s Earth Day — the event’s 50th anniversary — falls during the COVID-19 pandemic, there won’t be traditional in-person celebrations like planting trees.
FARMINGTON — Restaurants, gyms, hair salons and other businesses in Weber and Davis counties that have been forced to scale back operations or close due to coronavirus restrictions may see an easing of the rules come May 2.
It’s been a long six weeks for parents with school-age children, and with Gov. Gary Herbert’s announcement last week that Utah’s public and charter schools will not reopen for the remainder of the school year, it just got a lot tougher. Many parents are allowing their kids to have more scree…
OGDEN — Gas prices are falling everywhere and experts say there’s room for them to drop even further.
Utah’s congressional representatives from both major political parties are calling on their colleagues to pass a bill that would provide billions in loans for small businesses impacted by the COVID-19 pandemic after the United States Small Business Administration, or SBA, reported it had run out of emergency funding.