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GCHS students protest holding class on MLK Day
A group of Grand County High School (GCHS) students gathered outside their school grounds on Monday, Jan. 19, Martin Luther King Jr. Day, protesting the Grand County school district’s decision to h...
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McElhaneys appeal city’s B&B decision
A proposed bed and breakfast on Arches Drive may still be in the works, despite the Moab City Council’s decision to deny the application. On Dec. 23, Jeramey and Mary McElhaney, the applicants, fil...
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Public invited to weigh in on fee hikes for Arches, Canyonlands
Entrance fees at Arches and Canyonlands National Parks have remained the same since 1996, but under a new proposal from the Southeast Utah Group of the National Park Service those fees could more t...
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Avalanche conditions in La Sals called ‘spooky’
An avalanche triggered in the La Sal Mountains on Saturday, Jan. 17, sent deep snow traveling 1,700 feet down the summit of Mt. Tukuhnikivatz. According the investigation of the event by avalanche ...
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Levine to head Grand County Community Development office
Zacharia Levine has been hired as the new Grand County Community Development Director, a position that oversees planning and zoning activities within the county. Krissie Braun, the county’s previou...
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<b><i>Lands bill forum...</b></i><br>
Moab resident Marc Thomas (left) and Fred Ferguson (right) chief of staff for Rep. Jason Chaffetz discuss issues related the proposed Bishop Public Lands Bill. Ferguson and representatives from both Sen. Mike Lee’s office and Gov. Gary Herbert’s office were in Moab on Thursday, Jan. 15 to discuss the lands bill at an open forum at the Grand Center. The representatives fielded questions from the public related to conservation, grazing rights, and the Antiquities Act. Several current and former Grand County council members were in attendance. The council will discuss its plan of action regarding the lands bill in an open meeting Friday, Jan. 23 at 10 a.m. in the council chambers. Photo by Molly Marcello
Lands bill forum...
Moab resident Marc Thomas (left) and Fred Ferguson (right) chief of staff for Rep. Jason Chaffetz discuss issues related the proposed Bishop Public Lands Bill. Ferguson and representatives from both Sen. Mike Lee’s office and Gov. Gary Herbert’s office were in Moab on Thursday, Jan. 15 to discuss the lands bill at an open forum at the Grand Center. The representatives fielded questions from the public related to conservation, grazing rights, and the Antiquities Act. Several current and former Grand County council members were in attendance. The council will discuss its plan of action regarding the lands bill in an open meeting Friday, Jan. 23 at 10 a.m. in the council chambers. Photo by Molly Marcello
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  • Data shows Moab air quality usually meets federal limits
    by Laura Haley
    Contributing Writer
    01.15.15 - 09:58 am
  • Interest in solar power on the rise in Moab
    by Molly Marcello
    Contributing Writer
    01.15.15 - 10:02 am
  • KOA gets go-ahead for campground expansion
    by Molly Marcello
    Contributing Writer
    01.15.15 - 09:59 am
  • Hospital CEO announces plans to retire in April
    by Laura Haley
    Contributing Writer
    01.15.15 - 10:47 am
  • Council votes to opt out of Seven County Coalition
    by Molly Marcello
    Staff Writer
    01.08.15 - 09:40 am
  • MRH signs new deal with Regence BlueCross BlueShield
    by Jeff Richards
    Contributing Writer
    01.08.15 - 09:47 am
  • Flanders retires from KZMU after 16 years
    by Molly Marcello
    Staff Writer
    01.08.15 - 09:58 am

  • national news

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    Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe, right, speaks to reporters at his official residence following a new message purported to be from the Islamic State group, in Tokyo early Sunday, Jan. 25, 2015. Japanese officials are working to verifying the new message purported to be from the Islamic State group holding two Japanese hostages. The Associated Press could not verify the contents of the message, which varied greatly from previous videos released by the Islamic State group, which now holds a third of both Syria and Iraq. (AP Photo/Kyodo News) JAPAN OUT, CREDIT MANDATORYShinzo Abe says the video is likely authentic and offers condolences to the family.


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    U.S. President Barack Obama folds his hands in a traditional Indian greeting gesture, as Indian President Pranab Mukherjee, center, and Prime Minister Narendra Modi laugh during a ceremonial reception at the Indian presidential Palace in New Delhi, India, Sunday, Jan. 25, 2015. Obama is the first American leader to be invited to attend India's Republic Day festivities, which commence Monday and mark the anniversary of the enactment of the country's democratic constitution. (AP Photo/Saurabh Das)NEW DELHI (AP) — President Barack Obama was greeted in India Sunday with an elaborate welcome at the country's sprawling presidential palace, then he solemnly laid a wreath at a memorial honoring the father of India's independence movement, Mahatma Gandhi.


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