Utah bankruptcies actually plummeted during COVID-19. Here’s why.

The economic devastation of the pandemic in Utah has not triggered an increase in personal or business bankruptcies. At least not so far. On the contrary: The Hive State recorded 7,641 personal bankruptcies last year under Chapters 7 and 13, down 22.7% in a year of uproar and COVID-19 lockdowns …

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Square launches small business banking

July 20 (Reuters) – Square Inc (SQ.N), the company led by Jack Dorsey, CEO of Twitter Inc (TWTR.N), launches banking services for small businesses, as it continues to expand at- beyond payment processing. Square Banking will offer small businesses savings and chequing accounts, as well as its existing loan offering …

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Come to the Carbon Corridor for music, arts, crafts and more this summer

As it all reopens, one of the things people are most excited about is the return of live music. Getting together with loved ones and new friends and enjoying the summer sun, what more could you ask for? There is nothing quite like basking in the sun while listening to …

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Campfires, forest fires, graffiti, bus schedules and new superintendents

Along with other campgrounds in the North Cascades National Park complex, Harlequinn Campground near the community of Stehekin has fire restrictions in effect which currently ban campfires / Rebecca Latson file There is always something going on in the national park system, and the summer is a particularly busy time. …

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Northwest Arvada gets new barbecue restaurant in Five Parks Village

The city of Arvada has grown tremendously over the past few years – from 2010 to 2020 the population grew by more than 15% – and with more and more people moving from the city to the suburbs, localities like Arvada need more restaurants. Especially in the northwestern part of …

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Lewisville to celebrate Pioneer Day on July 24 | Local scenes

LEWISVILLE – Robert and Rosalie Evans have a new granddaughter. Their son, Colton Evans, and his wife, Brook, from Utah, are the proud parents of their third child, a baby girl! She was born on June 28. Her name will be Brinley Jade Evans, and her older brothers, Aiden, five, …

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Closure of Smokin ‘Joe’s in Olathe due to staff and food costs

OLATHE, Kan. – Olathe loses a basic barbecue restaurant that caught customers off guard with its abrupt closure. Smokin ‘Joe’s Bar-BQ & Catering has been a mainstay of the Santa Fe Strip since the late’ 80s, but the owner has said for a variety of reasons she calls him to …

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Konan’s BBQ restaurant in Tampa is all about family and food

Tampa’s restaurant does it all for the family That’s what’s right with Tampa Bay TAMPA, Florida – A local restaurant gives new meaning to family work. Serving barbecue is a family affair at Konan’s BBQ restaurant in Tampa. “You know, I have three brothers who work here. I have nephews, …

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Seahawks BBQ fundraiser spreads goodwill – Washington Daily News

When the smoke finally cleared on a scorching Saturday at the Chocowinity Volunteer Fire Department, members of the Southside High School Track and Field Department had handed out more than 700 barbecue plates with more to be delivered. There were a few left, so Seahawks athletic director Andre Quinerly, football …

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