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Grand County’s permitting process for special events is evolving, officials say
Since adopting a special events permitting ordinance in 2013, Grand County officials say the process for coordinating and monitoring special events is “evolving.” One strategy that has emerged afte...
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County approves letter opposing Public Lands Initiative
The Grand County Council has once again outlined its concerns regarding the Public Lands Initiative (PLI) proposed by Rep. Rob Bishop and Rep. Jason Chaffetz. In a letter approved by a 4-2 vote on ...
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Moab Tailings Project Committee to ask state to provide some funding to help with UMTRA mill tailings cleanup project
The Moab Uranium Mill Tailings Remedial Action Project (UMTRA) has faced a year of changes, according to an annual report by the Department of Energy (DOE), which oversees cleanup of the former Atl...
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GCHS students sharpen media skills at Utah journalism boot camp
Four Grand County High School students took part in the second annual Utah High School Media Boot Camp at Weber State University last week. About two-dozen students from a handful of Utah schools a...
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BLM seeks public input on proposed February 2017 oil and gas lease sale
The Bureau of Land Management (BLM) Canyon Country District is seeking public input on parcels that have been nominated for the agency’s competitive oil and gas lease sale scheduled for February 20...
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<b>Let it flow...</b><br>
Moab City Public Works employee Conrad Yanito releases water from a fire hydrant at 100 North and Center Street on Wednesday, Aug. 17 in preparation for repairs to a water line. Water was shut off to all Center Street buildings located between 100 North and 200 North for several hours in the morning while the city public works crew replaced a section of the main water line on Center Street in front of the county offices and repaired an irrigation line that provides water to the lawn of the county courthouse.              Photo by Molly Marcello
Let it flow...
Moab City Public Works employee Conrad Yanito releases water from a fire hydrant at 100 North and Center Street on Wednesday, Aug. 17 in preparation for repairs to a water line. Water was shut off to all Center Street buildings located between 100 North and 200 North for several hours in the morning while the city public works crew replaced a section of the main water line on Center Street in front of the county offices and repaired an irrigation line that provides water to the lawn of the county courthouse. Photo by Molly Marcello
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  • School board votes to freeze property tax rate at 2015 level
    by By Molly Marcello
    The Times-Independent
    08.11.16 - 09:17 am
  • Interlocal sewer agreement still being hammered out
    by By Jeff Richards
    The Times-Independent
    08.11.16 - 09:15 am
  • Dark skies are a valuable resource, advocates say
    by Jeff Richards
    The Times-Independent
    08.04.16 - 10:10 am
  • Moab Relay for Life raises over $32,000 in fight against cancer
    by Jeff Richards
    The Times-Independent
    08.11.16 - 09:50 am
  • DUP cabin gets new protective cover
    by Lisa J. Church
    The Times-Independent
    07.28.16 - 09:48 am
  • BLM unveils long-anticipated Master Leasing Plan
    by Jeff Richards
    The Times-Independent
    08.04.16 - 10:28 am
  • County eyes code changes to encourage affordable housing
    by Molly Marcello
    The Times-Independent
    08.04.16 - 10:29 am
  • Utah considers future options after Oakland says no to coal
    by Molly Marcello
    The Times-Independent
    07.28.16 - 10:00 am

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