The U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics announced last week that out of 322 of the largest counties in the country, Utah County had the third highest increase in employment last year. According to a press release last Tuesday, jobs in Utah County increased by 4.0 percent, behind Montgomery County, Texas, at 4.1 percent, and Ottawa […]
Provo was just named one of Livability.com’s Top 10 Cities for Keeping New Year’s Resolutions. What are your resolutions for next year? If you haven’t already, add these to your list: Fly out of Provo. Buy tickets at Frontierairlines.com. Attend an event at the Covey Center for the Performing Arts. Register your bike (the $1 […]
We’re not the only ones who are optimistic about our city. The Milken Institute also thinks we’re in good shape. It just released its 2011 Best-Performing Cities Index, which evaluates U.S. metropolitan areas by how well they are creating and sustaining jobs and economic growth. It considers job, wage and salary, and technology growth. The […]
Sutherland Institute blogged today about Gallup’s finding of Utah being the first in the nation in a measure that they call city optimism. That is the number of residents who think their city is becoming a better place to live. As often is the case with good things, the Provo-Orem area is the national leader in […]
Forbes.com recently ranked the Provo-Orem area among the top ten “Best Cities for Jobs” in the country. It is 10th among mid-size cities, up 20 places from last year. Thanks, Drew Hart, for bringing this to our attention.
Over 600,000 readers voted in the Daily Herald’s annual “Best of Utah County” awards. Provo ranked in the top three in many categories, and was voted number one in the following: Best Place to Walk Your Dog–Provo River Trail Best Fishing Spot–Provo River Best Mountain Biking Trail–Bridal Veil Falls Best Kayak Spot–Provo River Best Farmers […]