Sunday, May 24, 2020

Moab, UT

66.2 F


    Grand: Highest unemployment in Utah

    According to Utah Lt. Gov. Spencer Cox, Grand County currently has the highest rate of unemployment in the State of Utah as workers have been laid off or furloughed en masse in the absence of tourism amid fears and regulations with regard to COVID-19.

    $600 federal stimulus package is now available to Utahns

    The Department of Workforce Services office is closed to the public these days, but that doesn’t mean its employees aren’t working around the clock to get people desperately needed financial assistance.

    Unemployment rate lowest in 12 years in Utah – lowest nationally in 50 years

    Utah’s nonfarm payroll employment for April 2019 grew by an estimated 3.2 percent, adding 48,600 jobs to the economy since April 2018....

    Utah employment grew 2.8% in February

    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....

    Gas prices creep up as holiday dawns

    The national average price of gasoline has risen 2 cents per gallon in the last week, averaging $1.86 per gallon Monday.

    Nominees sought for Theodore Roosevelt Genius Prize Advisory Council

    It will focus on endangered species protection, invasive species management, poaching and wildlife trafficking prevention, and nonlethal solutions to human-wildlife conflicts, according to a press release from the department.

    Obituary: Michael Arehart, 1950-2020

    On Nov. 21, 1973, he married his wife of 47 years, Ann Sparks of Nephi, Utah, in the Manti Temple. To this union came four children, Teresa “Tee,” Mindee, Trevor and Monica.

    Obituary: Richard Fullam III, 1952-2020

    Richard was born in Brooklyn, New York on April 24, 1952 to Richard J. Jr. and Dorothea A. Baetz Fullam.