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The creation of the PCEO

<strong>Val:</strong> As if serving as CEO of a major multi-national company weren't complex enough, now executives must worry that what they say or do in the political realm will cost them their jobs.The latest disturbing case in point is former Mozilla co-founder ...

2 Sense: ‘And the Pillar goes to …’

D<strong>onna:</strong> Elder Dallin H. Oaks, a member of the Quorum of the Twelve Apostles of the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter Day Saints, will receive the Chamber's highest honor tomorrow night at the Pillar of the Valley Awards. We will also celebrate the late ...

Assembly passes limited school accountability bill

Assembly Republicans backed down from pushing an expansive school accountability reform bill Thursday, instead passing the more limited Senate version approved with bipartisan support.Republican lawmakers from both chambers struck a deal Thursday afternoon committing to meet this summer with ...

2 Sense: UVU gets $21 million shot in the financial arm

V<strong>al:</strong> For the last couple of years, the top legislative priority for the Utah Valley Chamber of Commerce has been to help secure equity funding for Utah Valley University and the Mountainland Applied Technology College. Our businesses need an educated ...

2 Sense: Put your money where your house is

D<strong>onna</strong>: I completely understand the drive to shop online and in some of the great retail areas outside Utah County. With our busy lives it can be very convenient to sit home and order the things we want. Also going out to meet friends at City Creek ...

2 Sense: Compromise and Count My Vote

Val: With one more week left in the legislative session, we can't resist the opportunity to get in yet another political column. After all, one of the Chamber's main responsibilities is to advocate for business-friendly public policy. So when Senator Curt Bramble decided to forgo a compromise ...

Let’s convene a caucus in March

D<strong>onna</strong>: It seems like Val and I keep blowing the trumpet of political involvement. That is not going to change this week. We need to share some of our reasons why each of you readers should get involved with your local caucus in March. Regardless of ...

New Guy

It's been just a few weeks since I arrived here in Utah for the very first time for my first ever staff photographer job. I feel right at home.I quickly learned my appetite for adventure, fun, and photography will be deeply satisfied in my new home state. I've been ice climbing, hung with ...

Larger than Life!

As a Utah Jazz fan growing up, (at least from the age of 13 when I moved to Utah), I always dreamed of something like this- getting a visit at school from a towering NBA player. So it's always fun to see the excitement in kids' faces when stars like Enes Kanter pay a visit to their ...

Wheels on the bus…

<strong>Val:</strong> Ever since the announcement of the Provo City Temple a couple of years ago, Provo City has enjoyed more positive momentum than any other city in the state. After the exciting temple news came the Nu Skin Innovation Center, flights out of Provo ...