State’s housing market in bad shape

It’s constantly mentioned at local public meetings these days.  It was mentioned at last week’s county planning and zoning special meeting, for example, where amendments to Intermountain Power Project’s conditional use permit—the board enumerated all of the impacts the county wanted mitigated as part of the project’s switch to hydrogen and natural gas—were voted upon and sent to the county […]

Delta’s vacant Shopko building to get welcome new tenant

The former retail outfit will be replaced by an incoming branch of Tractor Supply Co.  The company is a farm supply store, offering pet supplies, fencing, hardware, clothing, lawn and garden products and more.  The building was purchased last week, according to Lucas Stevens, whose company, Signature Real Estate, handled the listing. The purchase is in its final stage of the […]

Las Vegas CPA named to MSD’s top finance job

Corey Holyoak was selected from among a dozen applicants interviewed to replace Keith Griffiths, who has held the district’s top finance position since 1987.  Holyoak is scheduled to begin work shadowing Griffiths on Nov. 1. Griffiths officially retires on Jan. 1.  “Everyone here loves you Keith and we hate to replace you,” Superintendent David Styler said at Thursday’s monthly board […]

Phone calls with a splash of constructive criticism

But I wanted to discuss a few topics and some phone calls that had me a bit defensive lately. Not nice phone calls. But not totally unpleasant phone calls, either. In fact, I’ve been kicking around this business long enough to have had many, many such phone calls. Complaints—constructive criticism may be a better phrase—come with the territory. I’m used […]

2021-10-20 E-Edition