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Posts from May 2012

  • Rooftop Solar Panels Turn on the Salt Palace

    Contact: Jim Braden, 385-468-7003, Salt Lake County Mayor's Office Utah’s largest rooftop solar powered electric system is operational. The 1.65MW system atop the Calvin L. Rampton Salt Palace Convention Center was turned on today by Salt Lake County and its project partners. It’s one of the largest roof-top solar panel installations in the

  • Salt Lake City is a top hiking town, says National Geographic

    by Nate Carlisle, The Salt Lake Tribune Walked up City Creek Canyon lately? How about a mosey up Emigration Canyon or putting your boots onto a trail in Big or Little Cottonwood canyons? If so, you're enjoying the trails in what the website for National Geographic says is one of the best U.S. cities for hiking. National Geographic singled

  • Visit Salt Lake Partners with aRes Travel

    May 2012 – aRes Travel has finalized an agreement with its newest online booking engine affiliate, Visit Salt Lake, the destination marketing organization responsible for representing all aspects of Salt Lake’s varied meeting, convention and tourism product mix. Through this deal, aRes Travel will integrate their private-label booking engine with

  • Snowbird Receives Approval to Install Mountian Coaster

    UtahBusiness.com -- The Salt Lake County Planning Commission voted unanimously to approve Snowbird’s proposed new location for a mountain coaster. The commission’s approval is contingent on more detailed site plans and meeting various governmental agency criteria, all of which Snowbird has addressed throughout the planning process. “We are

  • Natural History, Modern Setting

    Julie V. Iovine, Wall Street Journal Salt Lake City There's nothing like a natural-history museum to give one a little perspective. Compared with the more than 160 million years that dinosaurs stomped the earth, mankind's roughly 20,000-year history is barely a sliver of time. In the past, the grandiose subject of where we came from and what

  • Hilton Salt Lake City Center Embarks on a $10 Million Enhancement Project

    Hotel Set to Complete Improvements by August 25, 2012 SALT LAKE CITY - May 1, 2012 - Hilton Salt Lake City Center today announced plans for a multi-million dollar guest room enhancement project. The downtown convention hotel will modernize its 479 guest rooms and 20 suites with new furnishings and fixtures. The corridors on all guest floors will

  • Forbes: Salt Lake City third-best big city for jobs

    Salt Lake City is third on Forbes’ list of the Best Big Cities for Jobs, the magazine announced... Salt Lake City is ranked highly in several of the business magazine’s other rankings measuring the job market, business environment, quality of life and other factors.

  • New airport TRAX line is in final push toward completion

    By Lee Davidson, The Salt Lake Tribune -- Light is finally appearing at the end of the tunnel for the new airport TRAX line. "The last big push will be this spring and summer," said Jim Webb, project manager for the Utah Transit Authority, noting the project is 80 percent complete. "We will probably be substantially complete in the fall of this