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Book Cliffs road likely off the table as county discusses Bishop lands recommendations
The Grand County Council appears to be distancing itself from the idea of a transportation corridor through the Book Cliffs. During a special workshop on Feb. 23 to discuss recommendations the coun...
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City council votes to raise its pay
Most members of the Moab City Council will be getting a raise, after approving an ordinance that increases their monthly salaries by $200. The suggestion was originally brought before the council b...
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Council retracts letter regarding BLM Master Leasing Plan
By a 4-3 vote on Feb. 17, the Grand County Council formally retracted an endorsement made by the previous council regarding the Bureau of Land Management’s (BLM) Moab Master Leasing Plan (MLP). The...
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School district hopes bond refinancing will again save taxpayers money
The Grand County School District is once again hoping to save taxpayers some money by refinancing a portion of a general obligation bond that was used to build the new Helen M. Knight Elementary Sc...
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Construction to close section of 500 West through May 1
A Utah Department of Transportation [UDOT] project to reconstruct a portion of 500 West in Moab will close the road to through traffic for approximately 9 weeks, beginning March 2 and continuing un...
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<b><i>Happy centennial!<br></i></b>
Charlotte Hurley, head of children and teen services at the Grand County Public Library, hands slices of cake to Heather and Kendal Dalton on Tuesday, Feb. 17. The library celebrated its 100th anniversary with a day-long public party. The first Grand County Library opened Feb. 17, 1915 as the Moab Library. The current library building, which opened in 2006, was named the 2007 “Best Small Library in America” by Library Journal. Photo by Tom Taylor
Happy centennial!
Charlotte Hurley, head of children and teen services at the Grand County Public Library, hands slices of cake to Heather and Kendal Dalton on Tuesday, Feb. 17. The library celebrated its 100th anniversary with a day-long public party. The first Grand County Library opened Feb. 17, 1915 as the Moab Library. The current library building, which opened in 2006, was named the 2007 “Best Small Library in America” by Library Journal. Photo by Tom Taylor
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  • Health fair helps community members connect to healthcare professionals
    by Robin Willscheidt-Johnson
    Contributing Writer
    02.19.15 - 09:58 am
  • Grand County Library to celebrate 100th anniversary on Feb. 17
    by Robin Willscheidt-Johnson
    Contributing Writer
    02.12.15 - 09:35 am
  • Danish Flats facility ordered to adopt new emissions controls
    by Molly Marcello
    Contributing Writer
    02.12.15 - 09:41 am
  • A brighter water outlook may be ahead for 2015
    by Jeff Richards
    Contributing Writer
    02.12.15 - 09:39 am
  • EMS eyes moving operations to old senior center
    by Molly Marcello
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    02.12.15 - 09:44 am

  • national news

    Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu prays at the Western Wall, the holiest site where Jews can pray, in Jerusalem's Old City, Saturday Feb. 28, 2015. (AP Photo/Marc Sellem, Pool)In a contentious address, the prime minister will press his case against an emerging deal on Iran's nuclear program.


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    In this file photo taken on Saturday, March 15, 2014, Boris Nemtsov, a former Russian deputy prime minister and opposition leader addresses demonstrators during a massive rally to oppose president Vladimir Putin's policies in Ukraine, in Moscow, Russia. Russian police say opposition leader Boris Nemtsov has been shot and killed in Moscow. (AP Photo/Alexander Zemlianichenko, File)The gunning-down of Russian opposition leader Boris Y. Nemtsov has some pundits consumed with the whodunit. “The biggest theory which dumbfounded me is the notion that Nemtsov’s own party ordered his murder because that’s just absolutely ridiculous and I can’t even believe it’s being dignified,” Knight says. Ms. Knight has a PhD degree in Russian politics at the London School of Economics and Political Science (LSE).


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    A Bosnian Muslim woman, survivor of the Srebrenica 1995 massacre, searches for remains of her relative at a memorial cemetery in the village of Potocarion near Srebrenica, on July 10, 2014The United States is moving to deport at least 150 Bosnians suspected of taking part in war crimes and ethnic cleansing in the former Yugoslavia in the 1990s, the New York Times reported Saturday.


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