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Utah County business leader Steve Densley dies at 74

Steve Densley, a Utah County business leader and the second-longest serving chamber president in Utah's history, died at age 74 on July 24, Pioneer Day. An obituary written by the family said Densley was grateful and proud of his pioneer heritage and often repeated the quote: "The world we live in is a legacy left by those who have gone before. Tomorrow's world will be the work of our hands. Let it be said by them that we did all that we could do."
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Utah Better Business Bureau offers tips for dealing with flood damage, scams

UTAH, July 30, 2021 (Gephardt Daily) — Utah Better Business Bureau is offering tips to residents for dealing with flood damage and possible scams. “Recent rainfall over Utah has led to flooding of homes and businesses, damaging property and landscapes,” said a news release from the BBB. “Flash flood warnings have been issued this summer in places all over the state, including the recent state of emergency declaration in Cedar City. As with any natural disaster like flooding, these acts of nature can bring out the best in people and rally communities to help people and businesses in need. Unfortunately, crisis situations also bring out those looking to take advantage of people who have already been victimized by the disaster.”
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Low Water Levels At Utah Reservoirs Slash Recreation Businesses

WILLARD, Utah — The extreme drought in Utah has been hurting some business owners where low water levels seem to be attracting fewer people. KSL-TV spoke with one business owner who said he’s seeing the bottom line cut in half. Paul Avner has recreation businesses at Willard Bay and Pineview...
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Daryl James: Report shows debt trap for Utah beauty workers

Seconds count when emergency medical technicians arrive at an accident scene. They work in life-or-death situations, so Utah regulators make sure that every team member is prepared with adequate levels of education. The rules work differently for cosmetologists. The state mandates training, but significantly more than necessary to protect public...
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Fearing the Sandbox? What to Learn From Utah About Nonlawyer Investment

Welcome to Southeast Takeaways, a weekly look at news of the legal profession that will highlight important developments to help you manage your firms, grow your practices and serve your clients better. We’ll bring you the most vital information from around ALM, but we’d love to hear from you too. I’m David Gialanella, and you can reach me at [email protected]
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Matt Hansen, SimpleNexus Founder, selected as finalist for EY Entrepreneur Of The Year Utah Region

LEHI, Utah /Massachusetts Newswire – National News/ — SimpleNexus (https://simplenexus.com/), developer of the leading homeownership platform for loan officers, borrowers, real estate agents and settlement agents, today announced company Founder Matt Hansen has been named a finalist for the Entrepreneur Of The Year® Utah Region by Ernst & Young LLP (EY US).
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Fact check: How much have Utah farmers cut water use?

Gov. Spencer Cox recently said it was “ignorant” to suggest Utah’s farmers and ranchers cut back on their water usage as a way to conserve, claiming that they’ve already cut back dramatically. “Nobody has done more to cut back on water usage in this state than our farmers,” Cox said....
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Want to live in a castle? Check out this Utah home that’s for sale

ST. GEORGE, Utah (ABC4) – Ever dreamed of living in a castle? Now is your chance. Described as a modern-day European Castle, this 17,506 square foot mansion on a nearly 3-acre estate in southern Utah has everything a castle should – cathedral ceilings, an in-home spa, an elevator, a rock climbing wall, and tube slides hidden in the walls to ride from level to level.
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Saratoga Springs has attracted large attention due to the affordability of the area. Add to that, astonishing locations with lakefront views, and you have a million dollar view. Woodside Homes is one of the few to still think of the buyer, in this insane real estate market, and not opt-in for the Highest & Best approach. This particular community has a few properties left (6-7 homes). Prices range from the mid 500s, and up to the 800Ks - all depending on square footage, floor plan, and location. I was mind blown by the enormity of the family room adjacent to the gorgeous kitchen. The wood flooring and gloss matte backsplash in the kitchen really got my attention. With stunning lakeside views, this builder offers proximity to Utah lake, shopping, entertainment, hiking, and a quick drive to the Silicon Slopes, and nearby areas.
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Utah Communities Moving Forward With Plans For Clean Energy Transition

At the end of 2019, 23 cities and counties in Utah made an ambitious pledge to transition to 100% net renewable energy by the end of the decade. It’s a plan participating city and county officials are calling a first in the country, paving the way for a partnership with the state’s largest energy utility, Rocky Mountain Power, to develop a greater arsenal of clean energy resources.
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Fred Ash: Drive to attract new business to Utah has (un)intended consequences

Recently there have been three issues commented on quite regularly: runaway housing costs; unacceptable reduction of available water; and the negative impact on the quality of life in Salt Lake County by the inland port. Each of the issues has a common cause: The Utah Legislature’s attracting many new businesses to the state through financial incentives.
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Utah’s crazy housing market: Do you wait or do you buy?

(GTU) – Utah home values are skyrocketing and the housing market doesn’t show any signs of slowing down. “Will the bubble burst, or are the high prices here to stay?” This is the question at the front of everyone’s mind. Utah’s market is unlike any other in the country. It’s...
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June M. Morris, who built a travel empire in Utah, dies at 90

June M. Morris, who built one of Utah’s most successful travel agencies and a discount air carrier that competed with the big airlines, has died. Morris died Friday, July 23, at her home in Salt Lake City, her family wrote in an obituary posted online Tuesday. No cause of death was listed. She was 90.
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Robotic Skies Establishes New Headquarters in Utah to Expand Service Offerings for Commercial Drone Maintenance Network

Robotic Skies, Inc, a global marketplace for professional commercial drone maintenance and repair services, announced its new headquarters in Salt Lake City, Utah. The facility centralizes company operations and advances its service capabilities, including onboarding, training, and logistics support for marketplace partners. In addition, the location provides a testbed environment to optimize new drone maintenance solutions for deployment through the Robotic Skies Service Center network.