The University of Utah launches Center for FinTech and Student Entrepreneurship

University of Utah President Taylor Randall and Stena Foundation founder Steve Smith speaks about the new financial technology Stena Center, at Rice-Eccles Stadium in Salt Lake City on Monday. The new donor initiative aims to enhance the student entrepreneurial experience and Utah’s reputation in the financial technology space. (Scott G. Winterton, Deseret News) Estimated reading … Read more

5 Incredible Stories of Wild Animal Encounters in Utah

Estimated reading time: 5-6 minutes As you explore Utah’s great outdoors, you’re likely to encounter a variety of wildlife, especially with heavy snowfall driving many animals to lower elevations. It is noted that the state is home to more than 600 species of mammals, birds, fish, reptiles and amphibians. Although watching a wild animal … Read more

Construction on the Blair bypass road was delayed by another week

A paperwork glitch is delaying a phase of the Blair bypass that was due to start on Monday by another week, but neighbors and business owners say the project cannot start soon enough. “I can still feel the walls shaking. The plates will shake a little bit when two trucks pass by,” said Blair Bakery … Read more