Business briefs, April 16-19 |

Business briefs, April 16-19


Chamber/Bureau to hold business mixer

The Park City Chamber/Bureau is set to hold an after-hours business mixer this week for current and prospective members. According to a newsletter, the mixer is scheduled for Thursday, April 21, from 5 p.m. to 7 p.m. at Armada Skis, 2700 Rasmussen Road. The mixer is an opportunity to network with others in the Park City business community. Complimentary hors d’oeuvres and beverages, including beer and wine, will be served. Those wishing to attend are asked to RSVP to . For more information, visit the Chamber/Bureau’s website,

Utah gas prices see a bump to start April

Gas prices in Utah are starting their summer climb. According to a press release from AAA Utah, the cost of a gallon of gas saw a 10-cent bump to begin April and have climbed 28 cents since early March, the second biggest rise in the country. The average price of gas in the state is $2.10 a gallon, four cents more than the national average but 43 cents below prices a year ago. "Prices are likely to fluctuate as the supply of summer-blend gasoline continues to make its way to terminals nationwide," said Rolayne Fairclough, AAA Utah spokesperson, in the release.

Park City company names new CEO

Mark Powelson has been appointed as the new chief executive officer of XCR Diagnostics, a Park City-based startup that specializes in diagnostic testing. According to a press release, Powelson previously served as the company’s chief operating officer. "We have built a strong foundation in the first year of operations and I look forward to completing the vision we created nearly a year ago: to bring XCR chemistry and our Portable Nucleic Acid Testing System (PNATS) to a prominent position in the molecular diagnostics market," Powelson said in the release.

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