Utah Governor Gary Herbert took the oath on office on Monday; saying the state’s best days lie ahead. The Mormon Tabernacle Choir helped ring Governor Gary Herbert’s first full term in office Monday at the Utah State Capitol. At 11:15 Monday morning, Herbert was sworn in as the 17th Governor of Utah.
Representatives from a Northern Utah neighborhood council will meet with residents during the month of January. A series of information gathering meetings and workshops are scheduled to begin Wednesday.
Residents living in Logan are being invited to share ideas on how money used for community development block grants (CBG) can best benefit their neighborhood.
In the wake of the Sandy Hook school shootings, the Moab School District is ready to employ a full-time sheriffs deputy whose only job is school security.
The deputy’s time would be divided among Moab’s three public school campuses. The effort is being spearheaded by Sheriff Steven White, who has worked with the school’s Safety Committee during the last 10 years, ever since the Columbine shootings in Colorado.
The St. George City Council and Washington County Commission has voted unanimously to recommend that the name “Dixie” continue to be included in any new name for Dixie State College. The request is non-binding on school administration, but the vote does reflect widespread support for the traditional name as the college moves toward university status.