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Jasen Lee
Jasen Lee is a journalist for Deseret News/KSL reporting primarily on business, technology and utilities. Having started in radio, he has reported at KCPW and Metro Networks in Utah as well as WTMJ in Milwaukee and WMAY in Springfield, Ill. In addition, he covers the Utah Jazz along with Utah/BYU football and basketball for the Associated Press and Fox Sports Radio. A native of Chicago, Jasen graduated from the University of Illinois—Urbana-Champaign with a degree in finance and studied broadcasting at Columbia College Chicago. He has been recognized with numerous journalism awards from the Utah Broadcasters Association and the Society of Professional Journalists (Rocky Mountain Region). He lives in Salt Lake County with his wife.
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A group designed to preserve the Wasatch Mountains will create a working group that will examine and review the possible exchange involving Snowbird ski resort and the U.S. Forest Service.
The Zions Bank Utah Consumer Attitude Index increased 0.4 points to register at 111.8 in June. The index currently sits 13.6 points higher than at the same time twelve months ago.
Lawmakers in Washington D.C., including Rep. Jason Chaffetz, R-Utah, are working to craft measures that would “even the playing field” by requiring online merchants to collect local sales tax just l...
The state’s largest transit agency is in the midst of a plan to devise the fairest fare system. Over the past year, the Utah Transit Authority has conducted research to study various fare structures in an...
Scores of residents packed the Utah County Commission chambers Tuesday to voice their disapproval of a proposal that would trade just over 400 acres of coveted land in American Fork Canyon for about 1,400 acres...
Rio Tinto Kennecott has launched a $100 million, five-year project aimed at rehabilitating and enhancing the aesthetic appearance of the mountainside altered by decades of mining activity in one of the world's ...
Forecasters are predicting temperatures in the high 90s for the foreseeable future along the Wasatch Front, with temperatures likely hitting 100 degrees Sunday. The American Red Cross in Utah urges residents to...
May’s seasonally adjusted unemployment rate increased one-tenth of a percentage point from last month, measuring 3.5 percent. The national jobless rate was 5.5 percent.
The Zions Bank Wasatch Front Consumer Price Index rose 0.6 percent from April to May, while the national index increased 0.5 percent for the period and has remained flat over the past year.
Along the Wasatch Front, there are more than 20 residential Internet service providers from large nationwide corporations to small locally based companies, in addition to seven providers that cater specifically...