Wednesday, June 3, 2020


Moab, UT

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    economic systems

    Study: Overnight rental developments ‘directly’ limited housing opportunity

    Various economic dynamics feed Moab’s housing problem, and tourism is among them. In particular, hotels have created demand for workforce housing,...

    Interior chief: National park visitors added $40 billion to U.S. economy in 2018

    As the summer vacation and travel seasons opens, U.S. Secretary of the Interior David Bernhardt announced May 23 that visitor spending in communities near national parks in 2018 resulted in a $40.1 billion benefit to the nation’s economy and supported 329,000 jobs, according to a statement from the department.

    What’s the purpose?

    An explanation of the three economic studies studying the impacts of overnight rentals on Moab's economy

    What are capitalism and socialism?

    We hear the terms capitalism and socialism often these days, but rarely do we hear definitions or explanations. Politicians and commentators say...

    Against local officials’ request, gov. allows Moab lodgings to fully reopen

    Grand County asked to keep hotel capacities limited. The state overruled local elected and health officials, instead further lifting restrictions on the county.

    Tales of Trails: Dominguez Canyon offers wilderness, hikes, history

    Little Dominguez Canyon near Grand Junction, Colorado, was home to prehistoric Native Americans and a homesteading family that raised peaches there....

    Free Fishing Day is June 6

    If you’d like to catch a fish in Utah’s beautiful outdoors — while social distancing, of course — but you don’t have a fishing license, Free Fishing Day on Saturday, June 6, is the perfect opportunity to give it a try.

    Leaving Guatemala

    I selected “send me where I’m needed most,” my desire to immerse myself in another country’s culture not affixed to any location in particular.