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Natalie Gochnour
Natalie Gochnour is an associate dean in the David Eccles School of Business at the University of Utah and chief economist for the Salt Lake Chamber.

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Utah and Colorado have many similarities and differences. The legalization of recreational marijuana and powdered alcohol is a difference I think Utah has right.
I’ve learned that discrimination is wrong. I’ve also learned that we all have the absolute right to deeply held religious beliefs. Both lessons need to be put into practice. This week Utah found tha...
I see a bright future for Utah women — a dominant faith tradition that recognizes women have much to offer in all aspects of life and a younger generation of women with amazing skills. I look forward with...
The New Year brings with it lots of emotions — pessimism for some, optimism for others. And for everybody it brings anticipation. What will 2015 bring? I took out my crystal ball and came up with five pre...
Life’s not all a crescendo. Many times in life are just plain flat, ordinary or hard. We take what life gives us and work it out. We find a way to keep hope alive. The holiday season is no different ̵...
A better approach to the holidays is to make it a time of genuine friendship and meaningful connection. We should also look to find people we can help. My holiday wish is simple: to simplify and personalize th...
Mia Love's status as a triple minority — race, gender and religion— will attract phenomenal attention. To Mia, I say: "Use this attention well. Don’t squander it by being like everybody else i...
Gov. Gary Herbert and the Legislature deserve praise for managing state finances admirably during the Great Recession. Now we need to stop shifting monies and make the difficult decisions that lie ahead.
We should all — men and women alike — be asking ourselves, what is it going to take to elevate the stature of a woman’s voice in this state? What do we need to do right now to benefit from the...
News of another national monument by presidential fiat should send shivers down Utahns’ spines, not because these lands aren’t worthy of protection, but because people, particularly those closest to...