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(Francisco Kjolseth  | The Salt Lake Tribune) The Hite Marina boat ramp, center, sits idle hundreds of yards from the river’s edge where the Colorado River flows into Lake Powell on Thursday, Feb. 4, 2021. A new investment fund aims to finance technology startups focused on conserving water.

As Utah sweats through another drought, could technology help save the day?

By Shelley K. Mesch | June 15, 2021, 3:00 p.m.

(Francisco Kjolseth  |  The Salt Lake Tribune)  Robert Gehrke.

Cox is eager for a nuclear future. Utahns should tell him why we’re not, says Robert Gehrke

By Robert Gehrke | June 14, 2021, 6:08 p.m.

(Trent Nelson  |  The Salt Lake Tribune) A now hiring sign at the McDonald's in Moab offers $18/hour for new employees, on Thursday, June 3, 2021.

$18 an hour to work at McDonald’s? Moab’s labor shortage means higher pay — if you can find housing

By Jordan Miller | June 7, 2021, 4:37 p.m.

(Rick Egan | The Salt Lake Tribune) The Box 500 apartments on 500 South in Salt Lake City, made from shipping containers is set to open later this summer, following years of roadblocks,Thursday, May 27, 2021.

Shipping containers see new life as affordable Box 500 apartments in Salt Lake City

By Shelley K. Mesch | June 10, 2021, 2:12 p.m.

(Trent Nelson | The Salt Lake Tribune) Ron Gibson is a sixth generation dairy farmer and president of the Utah Farm Bureau. Gibson was photographed at his Ogden farm, Green Acres Dairy, Wednesday, August, 1, 2018.

‘One day closer to the next rainstorm.’ Drought hits Utah farmers more than city dwellers, Robert Gehrke writes

By Robert Gehrke | May 28, 2021, 3:08 p.m.

(Francisco Kjolseth  |  The Salt Lake Tribune)  Robert Gehrke.

Utah should invest in child care so more families can afford their housing, Robert Gehrke says

By Robert Gehrke | May 24, 2021, 4:20 p.m.

Jessica Sweeney joins nonprofit Tribune as development director

By Lauren Gustus | April 26, 2021, 11:05 a.m.

Nominations for Utah's annual Top Workplaces awards are extended.

You get more time to submit a nomination for Utah’s Top Workplaces

By Kathy Stephenson | April 19, 2021, 12:34 a.m.

(Francisco Kjolseth  |  The Salt Lake Tribune) Danyelle White is The Tribune's Senior Director of Audience

Danyelle White joins The Tribune as Senior Director of Audience

By Lauren Gustus | March 29, 2021, 2:26 p.m.

(Trent Nelson  |  The Salt Lake Tribune) Provo employee Kaye Neves pulls down the face of what was a Shopko as the now-defunct Plum Tree shopping center in Provo is demolished to make way for a new development on Tuesday, March 23, 2021.

Carousel Ice Cream Parlor, Movies 8 are gone as Provo razes old favorites for new development

By Tony Semerad | March 23, 2021, 8:35 p.m.

Nominations for Utah's annual Top Workplaces awards are now underway.

Do you like where you work? Nominate your company for a Top Workplaces award.

By Kathy Stephenson | March 16, 2021, 2:16 p.m.

(Lindsay D'Addato | The New York Times)  Soleil Lofts, a solar-powered apartment complex in Herriman, Feb. 21, 2021. The solar energy collected at Soleil Lofts is stored in batteries that can be tapped by Rocky Mountain Power, the local utility.

A Herriman apartment complex features a unique amenity: its own power plant

By Patrick Sisson | The New York Times | March 3, 2021, 4:42 p.m.

(Francisco Kjolseth  | Tribune file photo) Utah Jazz owner Ryan Smith, pictured Wednesday, Dec. 16, 2020, at Vivint Smart Home Arena. He is a co-founder of Provo-born Qualtrics, which took in $1.55 billion in its initial stock offering.

Qualtrics scores big in stock debut, raises a record $1.55B — but not without a hitch

By Tony Semerad | January 28, 2021, 11:59 p.m.

(Francisco Kjolseth  |  Tribune file photo) Help-wanted signs from around the Salt Lake Valley, as seen on Friday, July 17, 2020. Utah officials said unemployment claims eased back last week after a two-week seasonal and benefits-related surge, but they still remain well above pre-pandemic levels.

Number of new Utah unemployment claims dips after hitting a 31-week high

By Tony Semerad | January 28, 2021, 11:53 p.m.

(Hiroko Masuike | The New York Times) A GameStop store in Manhattan on Wednesday, Jan. 27, 2021. GameStop shares have soared 1,500 percent as millions of small investors, egged on by social media, employ a classic Wall Street tactic to put the squeeze — on Wall Street.

4 things to know about the GameStop insanity

By Matt Phillips | The New York Times | January 28, 2021, 5:12 p.m.

(Al Hartmann  |  Tribune file photo) Ryan Smith, executive chairman of Utah-based Qualtrics International, at the 2018 Silicon Slopes Tech Summit at the Salt Lake City.  Qualtrics is going public and its Thursday stock offering is expected to be one of the largest in Utah history.

Qualtrics poised to break another Utah record with Thursday stock sale. How much might it raise?

By Tony Semerad | January 29, 2021, 12:00 a.m.

(Francisco Kjolseth  | The Salt Lake Tribune)  A new subdivision takes shape in West Jordan, January 2021. Home sales on the Wasatch Front Utah broke all records in 2020 as record-low interest rates, working from home, in-migration and new pandemic-driven tastes for more space and suburban areas triggered an unprecedented buying spree.

Sizzling Wasatch Front home sales, prices reached record highs. Here’s why.

By Tony Semerad | January 27, 2021, 8:52 p.m.

(Francisco Kjolseth  |  Tribune file photo) Help-wanted signs from around the Salt Lake Valley, as seen on Friday, July 17, 2020. Utah reported Friday it had reversed job losses during the first nine months of the coronavirus pandemic to close 2020 slightly up on employment.

Despite the pandemic, Utah ended 2020 with more jobs. How did that happen?

By Tony Semerad | January 22, 2021, 8:14 p.m.

(Francisco Kjolseth  |  Tribune file photo)  Former Utah Gov. Jon Huntsman, as seen in Salt Lake City on Thursday, Dec. 5, 2019. Huntsman was named Thursday as chairman of World Trade Center Utah.

Former Utah Gov. Jon Huntsman to lead the state’s business-promoting World Trade Center

By Tony Semerad | January 21, 2021, 11:31 p.m.

(Trent Nelson | Tribune file photo) The downtown Salt Lake City skyline and mountains on Thursday, Nov. 12, 2020. Downtown is looking to rebound from COVID-19 this year.

After a horrific 2020, downtown Salt Lake City positioned for a post-pandemic rebound

By Tony Semerad | January 19, 2021, 10:52 p.m.

(Francisco Kjolseth  |  Tribune file photo) Help wanted signs from around the Salt Lake Valley as seen on Friday, July 17, 2020.

Utah’s jobless claims rise for a second straight week as renewed benefits start to flow

By Tony Semerad | January 14, 2021, 11:17 p.m.

(Francisco Kjolseth  |  Tribune file photo) A help wanted sign in Salt Lake City, as seen July 17, 2020.  Utah's unemployment claims rose the last week in 2020.

As Utah’s jobless numbers rise, most unemployed workers can expect to see that extra $300 stipend soon

By Tony Semerad | January 7, 2021, 11:38 p.m.

(Rick Egan | Tribune file photo) Gail Miller and Steve Starks, Wednesday, Aug. 7, 2019.

After selling the Utah Jazz, Larry Miller Group makes its first health care acquisition

By Tony Semerad | January 5, 2021, 5:30 a.m.

(Scott Sommerdorf | Tribune file photo) Kristen Cox, Executive Director of the Utah Office of Management and Budget, turns to answer a question about the Governor's budget during Utah Governor Gary Herbert's visit with The Salt Lake Tribune editorial board Wednesday, Dec. 13, 2017. Cox has since left state office but email correspondence shows her department was heavily in Utah’s early coronavirus response.

Exclusive: Utah leaders went rogue in early coronavirus response, emails from health experts show

By Bethany Rodgers | Taylor Stevens | Erin Alberty | January 4, 2021, 2:39 p.m.

(Rick Egan | The Salt Lake Tribune) Shoppers and commuters wear masks in downtown Salt Lake City, Monday, Nov. 30, 2020. Utah's unemployment rate was at 4.3% for November, compared to 6.7% for the U.S. as a whole.

Utah’s unemployment rate creeps up, but, at 4.3%, it remains well below the nation’s 6.7%

By Tony Semerad | December 19, 2020, 12:38 a.m.