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‘Starry, Starry Night’ theme announced for 2014 Moab Electric Light Parade
The Moab Electric Light Parade will take place Dec. 6, and last week the Moab Area Chamber of Commerce announced that the 2014 theme will be “Starry, Starry Night.” The theme was selected by last y...
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Grand County Credit Union looking to open Green River location soon
Ever since Key Bank closed its branch in Green River in June, residents of that community have been left without a financial institution. But the Grand County Credit Union (GCCU) will soon be allev...
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Local doctor donates vasectomy fees to non-profit groups
A local physician has contributed approximately $15,000 to local charities by collecting donations from the recipients of no-scalpel vasectomies performed at his Moab clinic. Through his program, D...
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New guide service aims to fill gap in backcountry offerings
A new backcountry guide service that specializes in custom journeys for small groups and families has opened in Moab. Deep Desert Expeditions, founded by Moab resident Mike Coronella, aims to fill ...
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  • Second Lives: Sara Melnicoff
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    staff writer
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    by Molly Marcello
    Contributing Writer
    11.06.14 - 09:56 am

  • <b><i>Rotary recognition...<br></b></i>
The Rotary Club of Moab recently awarded $1,000 grants to two Moab nonprofit organizations — the Moab Valley Multicultural Center and the Moab Free Health Clinic — in recognition of their work for the local community. Katlyn Keane (left) and Rhiana Medina from Moab Multicultural Center, and Beth Joseph, Joanna Onorato and Danette Johnson from the Free Health Center pose with their grant checks. Courtesy photo
    Rotary recognition...
    The Rotary Club of Moab recently awarded $1,000 grants to two Moab nonprofit organizations — the Moab Valley Multicultural Center and the Moab Free Health Clinic — in recognition of their work for the local community. Katlyn Keane (left) and Rhiana Medina from Moab Multicultural Center, and Beth Joseph, Joanna Onorato and Danette Johnson from the Free Health Center pose with their grant checks. Courtesy photo
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    A street sign for Wall Street hangs in front of the New York Stock ExchangeU.S. stock investors have been enjoying an extended period of low volatility and steady gains, but with the Federal Reserve on track to raise interest rates this year and major indexes near records, the market could get a bit choppier in coming weeks. Fed Chair Janet Yellen on Friday said she expected the U.S. central bank to raise rates in 2015, though the process was expected to be gradual, with the timing of the first hike dependent on the strength of economic data. Some weak reports have pushed back the expected lift-off, but Yellen's words suggest the Fed is still headed to rate increases later this year.


    2015-05-22 20:35:49 -0600

    File photo of Federal Reserve Chair Yellen speaking at meeting of the FSOC at the Treasury Department in WashingtonBy Jonathan Spicer and Michael Flaherty PROVIDENCE, R.I. (Reuters) - Federal Reserve Chair Janet Yellen was clearer than ever on Friday that the central bank was poised to raise interest rates this year, as the U.S. economy was set to bounce back from an early-year slump and as headwinds at home and abroad waned. Yellen spoke amid growing concern at the Fed about volatility in financial markets once it begins to raise rates, and a desire to begin coaxing skeptical investors toward accepting the inevitable: that a 6-1/2-year stretch of near-zero interest rates would soon end. In a speech to a business group in Providence, Rhode Island, Yellen said she expected the world's largest economy to strengthen after a slowdown due to "transitory factors" in recent months, and noted that some of the weakness might be due to "statistical noise." The confident tone suggested the Fed wants to set the stage as early as possible for its first rate rise in nearly a decade, with Yellen stressing that monetary policy must get out ahead of an economy whose future looks bright.


    2015-05-22 13:27:11 -0600

    The Union Flag flies next to the European Flag outside the European Commission building in central LondonBy William Schomberg LONDON (Reuters) - The Bank of England plans to assess the implications of a possible British exit from the European Union, it said in a statement, confirming an email it inadvertently sent to a newspaper about the supposedly confidential research project. The Guardian reported that an aide to a senior Bank official said in the email the project should be kept secret from most BoE staff and any journalists asking about it should be told the Bank was looking at a broad range of European economic issues. British Prime Minister David Cameron, who was re-elected on May 7, has pledged to reshape Britain's ties with the EU before holding an in-out membership referendum by the end of 2017.


    2015-05-23 04:54:19 -0600