The pending construction of the Radcliffe Hotel at the current site of Gearheads Outdoor Store means the popular business must relocate from 471 South Main to 1040 South Main next to the Southtown Gym – but only for the next year.
Moab Museum interim Executive Director Forrest Rodgers late last week announced the appointments of Tara Beresh as Curatorial and Collections manager and Mary Langworthy as the museum’s Membership and Community Outreach coordinator.
Grand and San Juan County businesses will converge next week for the first business summit to bring the two communities together, and the Grand County Division of Community and Economic Development has reeled in some notable figures to speak at the event, including the U.S. Rep. John Curtis (R-Provo) and the Lt. Gov. Spencer Cox.
During a conference with the Utah Public Service Commission on Jan. 22, representatives with Frontier and investigators told commissioners that a “strong likelihood exists” that Frontier Communications’s parent company “will file soon for bankruptcy,” resulting in the discovery phase of the investigation being delayed.
In 2020, the Grand County Community and Economic Development Department is rebranding the Moab Business Summit to become the Canyonlands Business Summit. The valley-wide business summit, scheduled for Monday, Feb. 10 at Hoodoo Moab, will expand for the first time this year to incorporate the San Juan County business community.
The Moonflower Community Co-op is hosting its quarterly “Roundup at the Register” fundraiser for Underdog Animal Rescue & Rehab.
The Lisbon Valley Gas Plant is meeting a strong market demand for a valuable gas that has been in short supply worldwide. The plant about 40 miles south of Moab began accepting and processing third party producer helium gas streams in July. With the recent shutdown of the only other plant in the region near Farmington, New Mexico, the Lisbon Valley Gas Plant is offering stranded producers the sales outlet and solutions they need to get their gas to market at a fair price.
The Valley Voices Barbershop Chorus will offer Singing Valentines on Friday, Feb. 14, in Moab and Spanish Valley. For a cost of $10, each recipient will be serenaded with two songs and will receive a carnation, along with a message from the giver.
Lt. Gov. Spencer Cox is the featured speaker at the 2020 Canyonlands Business Summit that takes place from 8 a.m. to 4 p.m. Feb. 10 at Hoodoo Moab.
Deanne Zebelean, an official with the U.S. Census Bureau, presented on Tuesday, Jan. 21 to the Moab Chamber of Commerce during its monthly luncheon about the 2020 U.S. Census and how businesses can help ensure a complete count. Zebelean also talked about the benefits that the freely available information from Census results can provide to businesses.
Changes in the global uranium market have prompted managers of the White Mesa Mill near Blanding to lay off 30% of their employees. The mill is the largest private employer in San Juan County.
As the Utah Public Service Commission investigates Frontier Communications of Utah over complaints out of Castle Valley and the nearby area that the company has failed to provide reliable service to customers, talk about the national corporation’s financial stability indicate it is selling major assets and operations to meet its debts.