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Nu Skin becomes first sensory certified company worldwide

Employees at Nu Skin in Provo are known for their generosity and volunteerism, but on Tuesday they went one step further. More than 700 Nu Skin employees received sensory training and then worked to wrap 2,400 gifts for 600 sensory needs children across the United States, according to ...

UTOPIA survey reports high preference for fiber network, fast internet

Fifteen years ago, 11 Utah cities joined in a collaboration that became the Utah Telecommunication Open Infrastructure Agency. At the time, many residents were skeptical of the financial investment and idea it was as important as other utilities. Now, many of those same residents say they ...

Google Fiber is coming to Springville after City Council approval

After going back and forth with different internet providers for over 10 years, the Springville City Council voted unanimously Tuesday night to allow Google Fiber to dig into the city streets to run fiber throughout the community, ultimately bringing a new service option to individual homes and ...

Perseverance, customer loyalty keep local businesses around for decades

Amid a historically difficult period for businesses, at least two local establishments have been quietly celebrating about half a century of sales in Utah Valley. Pioneer Book celebrated 40 years of business last year, and McGee’s Stamp & Trophy celebrates 55 this fall. (A sign ...

University Place on its way to completing promises as retail hub of Orem

In 1973, the Woodbury Corp. took a chance with a new flagship project called University Mall. At the time, other than a few homes and open fields, there wasn’t much in the 133 acres. A new connector road had gone in from Provo to Orem and west to Interstate 15. Residents fondly called the ...

Money Matters: Saving for a large expense? Raise money like an entrepreneur

If you are starting a business or are simply in the business of running your life, here’s some advice for you: “Don’t wait to turn your business idea into a reality.” That advice comes from Pete Ord, founder of client onboarding software company GuideCX. His recent article in the Daily ...

Dirty Bird, Wimpy & Fritz open doors at new locations

Two new eateries are up and running in Ogden's Riverbend area, offering up, between them, fried chicken sandwiches and tacos. Dirty Bird Fried Chxx formally opened its doors late Friday morning to a line of waiting customers, and the creative force behind the locale, Salt Lake City-based ...

The Walton Group hires new interns in new era of business

The Walton Group, owned and operated by Linda Walton for more than three decades, has been connected to the community not only as a leading marketing and media relations firm, but through the internship programs that have been provided at the company. Walton has been an adjunct professor at ...