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Salt Lake City, UT, United States

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Past articles by Mike:

Alta’s Onno Wieringa gets skiing’s national lifetime achievement award

Onno Wieringa, who ran Alta Ski Area for 29 years before retiring after the 2016-17 season, received a lifetime achievement award last weekend from the National Ski Areas Association. → Read More

Utah’s 3.3 percent job-growth rate in March was the nation’s best, fueled by businesses like the new AC Hotel in Salt Lake City

When the AC Hotel opened its doors March 21 in downtown Salt Lake City, 45 newly hired people were on staff to handle the needs of guests at the Marriott brand with its minimalist, European style. → Read More

Independent toy stores in Utah flourishing with or without Toys R Us

Independent Utah toy-store owners aren’t preparing for any customer stampedes. → Read More

Utah resorts made do, out-of-state guests came through, to salvage a low-snow ski season

The snow didn’t get good until way late in the season, prompting many powder-spoiled Utahns to steer clear of the ski slopes this winter. → Read More

Pleasant Grove ‘virtual reality’ entertainment center on track to open this summer or fall

First, entrepreneur Ken Bretschneider came up with plans to develop The Void, a “virtual entertainment center” scheduled to open this summer or fall in Utah County. → Read More

Invitation coming soon for businesses eager to operate in concession-friendly new Salt Lake City International Airport

Concessions were an afterthought when Salt Lake City International Airport opened in 1961. → Read More

Utah’s construction industry leads another month of solid employment growth in February

Utah’s economy supported 45,700 more jobs last month than it did the previous February, an annual growth rate of 3.2 percent. → Read More

While Outdoor Retailer is in Denver, the Salt Palace will become a forum for small ski shops to buy goods

It’s not Outdoor Retailer, but a trade show has been booked for Salt Lake City next January that is designed to bolster the state’s connections to the ski industry. → Read More

Hey, Utahns, do you like where you work? Nominate your company as a Top Workplace

Ryan Anderson’s goal as one of the bosses at Fluid Advertising in West Bountiful has been to “create a work culture that gets people engaged in their jobs, gets people moving forward in their careers.” → Read More

Seeing is believing — SheTech shows girls there's a future for women in Utah's tech industry

When Nadia Diaz and Abbi Rogers were students at American Fork High School, “inspirational” chemistry teacher Whitney Beckstead took them to SheTech Explorer Day three years running. → Read More

‘We expect the skyline to change’ — Utah County’s tech boom is fueling new growth in Lindon

Lindon • Utah County’s high-tech revolution is spreading down Interstate 15. → Read More

Rebuffed developers of Cottonwood Mall site are deciding whether changes sought by critics would kill the project

Holladay • An embattled proposal to redevelop the old Cottonwood Mall site is on hold. → Read More

Officials try to get ‘a handle on the height’ of office tower in Cottonwood Mall replacement plan

As the Holladay Planning Commission weighs a revised development plan for the old Cottonwood Mall site, the height of the proposed live-and-work community’s centerpiece office tower remains the focal point of dispute. → Read More

Limited snow putting a crimp on visits to Vail's ski resorts, including Park City Mountain

Visits are down almost 11 percent to Vail Resorts’ 13 North American ski areas, including Park City Mountain, due to the limited snow so far this winter, the company reported Friday. → Read More

What will GOP tax plan mean for Utahns? Experts try to break it down

With the opening of the Utah Legislature looming and tax-preparation season underway, there’s still considerable uncertainty about what the $1.5 trillion tax reform bill passed by Congress late last year will mean for individual Utahns’ pocketbooks and overall state revenues. → Read More

Utah companies get to the top — and stay there — by being good to their workers

And, at Experticity, a marketing and branding company in downtown Salt Lake City, a drive to collect coats for the needy is just one of many “little things” undertaken to build employee morale in ways that encourage contributions to community well-being. → Read More

Utah's ski resorts hoping for a third record year in a row

After the seismic shock of the summer — the unforeseen sale of Deer Valley Resort — Utah’s upcoming ski season is shaping up a lot like last year. → Read More

USTAR Innovation Center opens, 7 organizations get Boeing grants

Boeing has given grants totaling $300,000 to seven Utah organizations that provide help for veterans and their families, advance STEM programs or boost the environment. → Read More

Sloths rescued from deforestation will debut Friday at Draper aquarium

Actually, they were sleeping. → Read More

Utah’s three largest coal mines have been sold to a group led by Murray Energy

The largest coal company in Utah, which employs about 840 people at three central Utah mines, has been sold for an undisclosed price to a consortium led by Murray Energy Corp. → Read More