News stories from the past 60 days.
Nov 25, 2019 - The U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) announces its investment of $5.13 million in two high-speed broadband infrastructure projects in Utah and Colorado. The projects will focus on providing communication infrastructure in rural areas of the states as part of USDA's ReConnect Pilot Program.
Source: U.S. Department of Agriculture
Nov 21, 2019 - Covers the 'rehab deserts' in southern Utah and describes that even though substance abuse is on the rise, the number of treatment centers remains insufficient. Discusses how capital funding, stigma, and the cost of care are barriers to those seeking substance use treatment.
Source: The Spectrum
Oct 20, 2019 - A veterans resource center opens in rural North Logan, Utah to provide veterans with housing, employment, and healthcare services, as well as a place to socialize with other service members. The center hopes to address the barriers faced in rural areas and bring awareness to the services available to veterans.
Last Updated: 11/26/2019