The sun-bleached letters drawing people to the Hole N The Rock tourist stop off Highway 191 were revitalized with a new coat of paint by Jeff the Painter on Saturday, May 11.Courtesy photo
The State of Colorado will no longer promote the production of natural gas in eastern Utah and western Colorado, leaving such efforts up to individual counties to take leadership roles in such projects.
The Red Rock 4-Wheelers hosted the Moab Chamber of Commerce’s monthly luncheon on April 9 with a four-wheeling excursion at the Fins & Things Trail in the Sand Flats Recreation Area.
The Blanding City Wellness Center and Utah State University will host a Four-State Business Expo and Job Fair April 19.
April is National Financial Literacy Month, established in 2003 to teach Americans the importance of creating and maintaining healthy financial habits.
The Desert Rivers Credit Union in Moab is expanding to Blanding.
The Sloan Law Firm, PLLC has added associate attorney Daniel W. Boyer to its team. Boyer has worked in the attorney general’s office in Salt Lake City and has over five years of experience in civil litigation, including appellate work, according to a press release from the firm.
The Southeastern Utah Economic Development District has a Revolving Loan Fund available for businesses that qualify, and that money can make all the difference to a small operation, according to SEUEDD spokesman Richard Shaw.
Utah’s nonfarm payroll employment for February 2019 grew by an estimated 2.8 percent, adding 42,400 jobs to the economy since February 2018. Utah’s current employment level registers 1,536,300, according to the state’s employment summary.
Utah business leaders gathered March 21 in Salt Lake City to reaffirm their commitment to the Utah Compact, a set of key principles initially released in 2010 outlining the need for immigration policies to drive the state’s economy forward.
Employees of Kroger, the parent company of City Market, could go on strike within the next several weeks following the collapse of talks between union leaders and store officials last week in Denver where the company is headquartered. Moab residents don’t need to worry about a work disruption here; the Moab store is not unionized. However, other City Market stores throughout Colorado could have labor disruptions if a settlement isn’t reached.
The motto of Sorrel River Ranch & Spa is, “Where Luxury Meets Adventure.” By May 1, the resort expects to add a retail store to its amenities when JJ’s Mercantile opens. The store will sell goods including beer and wine, bread, food and many other items at the ranch, located roughly at milepost 17 on Highway 128. Ranch owner Liz Rad flew in for a “barn-raising” event last week. Actually, a crane was used to move modular buildings into place. While the first floor will house the store, upstairs will be employee housing.Photo by Doug McMurdo