Stargazing: Lehi museum partners with NASA to teach about Webb telescope images

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NASA reveled four new images Tuesday taken by the James Webb Telescope. This image shows the Carina nebula. The Hutchings Museum Institute in Lehi, selected by NASA to be an official Webb events host, held an event on Saturday to celebrate the first images from the telescope, (NASA, ESA, CSA, and STScI) Estimated read time: … Read more

These are the 10 states with America’s best workers

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If you are a good worker with marketable skills, you have never been as much in demand as you are right now. With 5 million more job openings in the U.S. than there are workers to fill them, companies are desperately seeking talent. And increasingly, they are willing to go where the workers are. “Workforce … Read more

Study proves COVID outbreak originated at Wuhan food market, Utah researcher says

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In this Jan. 31, 2021 photo, a security guard waves for journalists to clear the road after a convoy carrying the World Health Organization team entered the Huanan Seafood Market. New research found that the Huanan foods market in Wuhan, China served as the epicenter for the SARS-CoV-2 outbreak in late 2019, a study co-authored … Read more

Colorado, Utah, Idaho metros had the biggest share of sellers dropping home prices in June

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JLL Americas Markets CEO John Gates discusses trends and growth in commercial real estate. A significant number of sellers around the U.S. are cutting prices as high mortgage rates and fears of a potential recession keep many prospective buyers at bay.  A recent report by Redfin indicated over 25% of home sellers in three-quarters of … Read more

What is fueling inflation and how is it impacting Utah’s economy and job market?

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A “Now Hiring” sign is pictured outside Staker Parson in Salt Lake City on July 13. Utah’s economy is running strong, for now, but how will inflation and a looming recession impact the economy? (Laura Seitz, Deseret News) Estimated read time: 4-5 minutes SALT LAKE CITY — Utah’s employment summary for the month of June … Read more

Crumbl CEO doubles down, as Utah cookie war continues

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Co-founder Jason McGowan repeats charges that two smaller cookie makers infringed on Crumbl’s trademarks. (Crumbl Cookies) The Logan, Utah-based Crumbl bakery chain, which has more than 500 locations nationwide, has filed lawsuits against two small cookie companies with sites in Utah, accusing them of infringing on Crumbl’s trademarks.   | July 22, 2022, 1:00 p.m. | … Read more

See which 7 Utah counties have high COVID levels, should be masking, per CDC

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More than 40% of Utahns live in counties with high COVID-19 levels and should be universally masking in public indoor spaces to protect themselves — and others — from the latest coronavirus variant, according to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention. The seven Utah counties considered to have high COVID-19 community levels are: Salt … Read more