In late May, Apple and Google pushed out operating system updates that include the first version of the COVID-19 Exposure Notification API, programming that the two companies developed together. Subsequently, rumors have circulated that the “app” is being used by the government to track peop…
OGDEN — Ramping up another COVID-19 relief program, Ogden City is looking to dole out what could be as much as $7.8 million to local businesses impacted by the ongoing pandemic.
OGDEN — Jobseekers will have another virtual opportunity to find employment during an online job fair on Tuesday.
With the Fourth of July this week, there is an extra emphasis on outdoor activities in the age of COVID-19 — due to the open air as well as the ability to easily social distance. As such, a number of state parks in Utah and around the country have already opened, while others plan to do so j…
NORTH OGDEN — What he’ll miss the most, perhaps, is the camaraderie with his clients, says Ronald Anderson, a long-time North Ogden barber.
Bad things happen to PCs that interrupt your work flow, and often, we don’t know why. Late last week, I had completed a media brochure update in Adobe Creative Cloud’s InDesign, which took about a half-day’s worth of time. As usual, I exported the document to PDF so I could upload it to a pl…
SALT LAKE CITY — Gov. Gary Herbert says he has no plans to shutdown the economy and appears unwilling to bow to mounting pressure to make face masks mandatory despite a warning from the state’s epidemiologist that a complete shutdown might be imminent if Utah can’t stop a prolonged spike of …
WEST HAVEN — Shelly Rovira says she was rescuing a lost or abandoned Great Pyrenees, but a Cache County rancher says the dog is his, and Rovira now has been charged with two felonies.
As states continue the process of reopening after being shut down as a result of the COVID-19 pandemic, gyms have become a source of healing for many who were unable to work out while quarantining.
Weeks after the U.S. Food and Drug Administration granted emergency use authorization of the Chembio Diagnostic System, Inc. COVID-19 antibody test, the FDA revoked nationwide authorization, halting a Utah health solutions company’s rapid antibody testing.
LOGAN — A Cache Valley-based biotechnology company will hold a pair of drive-through COVID-19 antibody testing events in Davis County in the coming weeks.
LAYTON — Bed Bath & Beyond will lay off approximately 285 employees at its Layton call center by August.
OGDEN — Despite a disruptive, unpredictable end to its fiscal year, the Utah Governor's Office of Economic Development says its tax credit program is on track to create a record number of jobs in 2020.
SALT LAKE CITY — Utah state leaders said Wednesday that updated plans intended to help drive economic recovery won't compromise the health of residents even though the state is experiencing a multi-week rise in cases.
Last week I hosted a webinar on what you should do now to prepare for a job search. While the panel represented the maritime, logistics and engineering sectors, their advice can be applied more broadly, so I want to share the information with you.
Multiple Utah attorneys are preparing to file a class-action lawsuit against state officials on behalf of businesses that say the state’s COVID-19 directives affected their livelihoods and violated their constitutional rights.
'It's not over': Business owners, patrons and officials weigh concerns as communities become more relaxed with COVID-19 restrictions
FREDERICK, Maryland — Comic book shops are about camaraderie as much as their products, and that’s a big help as they work to recover from the COVID-19 pandemic.
United States Rep. Ben McAdams criticized the U.S. Department of the Treasury and Small Business Administration (SBA) after federal officials refused to disclose the recipients of billions in COVID-19 relief intended to help small businesses.
If you grew up playing sports in Northern Utah, chances are nearly 100% that you used equipment from, wore uniforms supplied by or even played for a team directly sponsored by SavOn Sporting Goods.
OGDEN — Ogden City is thinking about modernizing some of its drinking laws to accommodate new development in the western portion of the city and along 25th Street.
LAYTON — A pair of Utah JCPenney stores, both in the northern reaches of the state, will close their doors this summer as part of a companywide downsizing.
Less than 2% of our state’s population is black, and that may indicate that there are a lot of folks whose only knowledge of the black community is what they see on the news, in movies and on TV. Over the past week, we’ve been flooded with heartbreaking and disturbing news, images and words …
First the good news — new jobless claims in Weber and Davis counties have dropped dramatically since they peaked in early April.
ROY — One local affiliate of a popular, worldwide fitness chain will cut ties with the main organization after the company’s founder made what some believed was an insensitive comment about George Floyd.
As the nation continues to stabilize following the COVID-19 outbreak, many state leaders are allowing doors to reopen for a return to how life was before the pandemic began. One key element to achieving that normality for some is the reopening of restaurants across the country.
SALT LAKE CITY — The number of people requesting unemployment assistance in Utah last week dropped below 5,000 for the first time since the coronavirus pandemic took hold in the United States but remained at a rate far higher than normal, show new figures released Thursday.
No doubt you’ve been spending more time online over these past several months. At the same time, scammers have multiplied their efforts to steal identities and access sensitive data from unsuspecting users, preying on the uncertainty of people who are more isolated than ever due to shelter a…
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.
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.
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.
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.