The Moab Rotary Club Dec. 6 presented the Moab Free Clinic with a donation of $10,000 to help fund the various services offered by the clinic.
Some important holiday mail-by dates are rapidly approaching, according to the U.S. Postal Service. Ensuring that loved ones receive their holiday mail in time is a priority for the Postal Service. Utah Post Offices are encouraging Utahns to mail early and conveniently this holiday season.
The Moab Chamber of Commerce at its annual banquet Saturday named Sweet Cravings as the Business of the Year and the late Don Knowles as its Citizen of the Year.
Utah’s nonfarm payroll employment for October grew by an estimated 3.3 percent, adding 51,200 jobs to the economy since October 2018. Utah’s current employment level registers 1,593,200. September’s year-over job growth is unrevised at 3 percent, according to the State of Utah Workforce Services.
The Wingate by Wyndham Moab hotel at 1260 S. Highway 160 held its grand opening last week. From the left is General Manager Tommy Newell, Katherine Hansen, wife of Will Hansen, who is cutting the ribbon along with partner Alan Melchior.
A representative from Rocky Mountain Power said recently that the company has plans to build a solar farm in Moab, near the golf course. It would be the area’s first community solar project, serving all area customers rather than any specific organization.
The U.S. Department of Agriculture Forest Service awarded the Black Canyon timber sale, which is located on the Manti-La Sal National Forest, to the Utah firm Timberline. This timber sale will help reduce hazardous fuels on the forest floor as it authorizes the removal of 140,000 hundred cubic feet (ccf) of dead and down trees, according to a statement from the USFS.
Canyonlands Care Center held a ribbon cutting ceremony Oct. 16 officially dedicating their memorial garden. Administrator and CEO Kim Macfarlane offered a few remarks before cutting the ribbon, with assistance from Laici Schumway of the Moab Chamber of Commerce.
Two new shops recently endowed Moab with a snack offering that was not previously available from any local, stand-alone shop: Doughnuts.
After 25 years, the hardware and home improvement store Sutherlands will close its doors after its lease in Grand Junction, Colorado was not renewed, according to a report in the Grand Junction Sentinel.
Utah gas prices have fallen 0.8 cents per gallon in the past week, averaging $2.90 per gallon Monday, according to GasBuddy’s daily survey of 1,171 stations. Gas prices in Utah are 3.4 cents per gallon lower than a month ago and stand 32.4 cents per gallon lower than a year ago. According to GasBuddy price reports, the cheapest station in Utah was priced at $2.53 per gallon Monday while the most expensive was $4.79 per gallon, a difference of $2.26 per gallon. The cheapest price in the entire country Monday stood at $1.67 per gallon while the most expensive was $5.75 per gallon, a difference of $4.08 per gallon.
The U.S. Small Business Administration recently issued an interim final rule that will adjust monetary-based small business size standards for inflation to allow more small businesses to become eligible for the SBA’s loan and contracting programs. The interim final rule was published in the Federal Register on July 18.