Top News & Analysis Utah


  • Attendees wait in line to get into the Oculus stand, January 6, 2015 at the Consumer Electronics Show in Las Vegas, Nevada.

    Facebook's Oculus VR is getting into movies with an in-house studio dedicated to making virtual-reality films.

  • website seen on Nov. 12, 2014.

    The Obama administration may need to make still more changes to protect consumer privacy on the government's health insurance website.

  • Downtown skyline of Nashville, Tennessee

    Office space in New York, San Francisco and Washington has gotten pricey to buy into. Where do you go for the next opportunity?

  • obesity over weight health

    Life expectancy is up, smoking is down, and obesity rates are on the rise again according to the new edition of America's Health Rankings.

  • Microsoft's biogas and fuel cell Data Plant system under construction in Cheyenne, Wyo.

    A Microsoft Data Plant in Wyoming uses fuel cells and anaerobic digesters for zero-carbon power.

  • Passing collection basket in church, religious charity, religious philanthropy

    New York and California may be the richest states, but when it comes to charity, they're not even among the top 25. A look at who tops the list, and why.

  • Flags fly on condos at the Park City Mountain Resort on Sept. 2, 2014, in Park City, Utah.

    Vail Resorts on Thursday agreed to buy out Park City Mountain Resort for $182.5 million in cash.

  • Park City ski dilemma resolved

    Vail Resorts has acquired Park City Mountain Resort for $182.5 million, reports CNBC's Jane Wells.

  • Park City happy again

    Park City Mountain Resort is selling season passes for the season which begins November 22nd, after a battle between the owners of the bottom of the mountain and the owners at the top. CNBC's Jane Wells has the story.

  • A legal fight between two companies that own different ends of the Park City ski resort mountain could mean no winter season this year.

  • Battle of the slopes

    CNBC's Jane Wells reports Talisker and PCMR are refusing access to each other's half of the mountain in Park City, which could threaten the ski season there.

  • Park City: Mountain divided

    CNBC's Jane Wells looks at how a dispute over a lapsed lease has jeopardized ski season at one of Park City's most popular resorts.

  • A woman cheers during the Utah Pride Parade in Salt Lake City, Utah, June 8, 2014.

    A federal appeals court and a US District Judge ruled that Utah and Indiana cannot prevent gay people from getting married.

  • The "new economy" has transformed how states conduct business, both with each other and the broader global marketplace.

  • Georgia slices up the competition in America's Top States for Business 2014, signaling a shift back to the Sun Belt from the energy boomers.

  • There is a buzz about Utah, which is attracting a swarm of business capital. But large class sizes and small budgets hurt education.

  • CNBC's Top State for Business: Utah is No. 3

    The state of Utah tops out at number 3 on CNBC's top state for business list. CNBC's Scott Cohn says the Beehive State's best category is access to capital, but education remains a weak spot.

  • Dirk Bak

    If there is a silver lining to Minnesota's current business climate, it's that the legislature was forced to repeal biz sales taxes.

  • Utah Gov. Gary Herbert

    People are becoming familiar with Utah's Silicon Slopes, a cluster of information technology and software-development firms.

  • Mountains Development: View from the stretch of highway between Park City and Freestone River Ranch

    Private equity funds are seeing an opportunity in refurbishing sporting ranches near the Rockies, attracting investors like T. Boone Pickens.