Monday, August 3, 2020


Moab, UT

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    U.S. Small Business Administration (SBA)

    Opinion: SBA makes PPP easier for small businesses to access

    Less than three months ago the CARES Act approved $349 billion for the new Paycheck Protection Program....

    Economic injury loans in Utah reach $365.3M

    The U.S. Small Business Administration said in a statement that as of May 25, the Economic Injury Disaster Loan Program approved 500,074 loans nationally totaling $42.4 billion.

    SBA: Committed to help businesses amid pandemic

    Roughly half of Moab applicants get help for payroll protection The U.S. Small Business Administration announced April 16 that...

    Opinion: SBA’s disaster loans to help Utah’s small firms mitigate virus impact

    In order to assist businesses adversely impacted by the coronavirus — COVID-19 — and at the request of Gov. Gary Herbert, the U.S. Small Business Administration has been authorized to offer Economic Injury Disaster Loans (EIDL) to Utah small businesses in need of working capital and support with operating expenses.

    SBA adjusts standards to expand lending opportunities

    Deadline to comment on interim final rule is Sept. 16 The U.S. Small Business Administration recently issued an interim...

    State hosts growth accelerator fund competition

    The U.S. Small Business Administration Office of Innovation and Technology has announced the fifth round of the Growth Accelerator Fund Competition. This...

    The Market on Center

    A new type of farmers market is happening in Moab this summer, and it began on July 23. Dubbed “The Market on Center,” it includes vendors selling food and produce, artisan creations and other items.

    Domestic travel not replacing global visits

    The overall figures for 2020, not just the month of June, are more striking.

    CNY flights more empty than full

    The numbers align with anecdotes from businesses of seeing more Texas and California license plates than typical.

    Abandoned mine reclamation project could begin this fall

    The closure methods include masonry walls, steel grates, rebar barricade and earthen backfill.