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NPS extends fee comment period
Admission would jump to $70 per car during peak season at 17 parks

The National Park Service (NPS) has extended the public comment periods for proposed peak-season entrance fees at 17 national parks and revised fees for road-based commercial tours and will accept ...
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Food bank fills with school generosity
For the past five years, Grand County Middle School (GCMS) has held an annual food drive where students bring in canned good to donate. This year was the most successful yet, and on Thursday, Nov. ...
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BLM seeks commentary on controversial 'copter shuttle to Mineral Bottom strip
The Bureau of Land Management (BLM) Moab Field Office is seeking public comments on an environmental assessment (EA) analyzing the potential impacts of issuing a Special Recreation Permit to Pinnac...
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Rep. Curtis makes surprise council visit
Field trip focus: restoring river's endangered species

Only eight days after winning the 3rd Congressional District special election, Rep. John Curtis paid a surprise visit to the Grand County Council at their Nov. 21 meeting. After being asked to spon...
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Spanish Valley growth hinges on water rights, consultant says
A new initiative known as the Spanish Valley Area Plan envisions up to 7,300 residents in Spanish Valley. The planning effort was initiated by San Juan County and is being conducted by Landmark Des...
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As of Thursday, Nov. 16, the window for open burns in Grand County has expired and anyone seeking to burn clippings, bushes, plants and prunings from trees during property and residential clean-up activities will need a special permit. The permits are available on an individual, case-by-case basis from Orion Rogers, environmental health director for the Southeast Utah Health Department. For more information about burning permits, call Rogers at 801-557-6978 or email orogers@utah.gov.          File photo
As of Thursday, Nov. 16, the window for open burns in Grand County has expired and anyone seeking to burn clippings, bushes, plants and prunings from trees during property and residential clean-up activities will need a special permit. The permits are available on an individual, case-by-case basis from Orion Rogers, environmental health director for the Southeast Utah Health Department. For more information about burning permits, call Rogers at 801-557-6978 or email orogers@utah.gov. File photo
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  • Arches proposes reservation system to manage traffic
    by Rose Egelhoff
    The Times-Independent
    11.09.17 - 10:31 am
  • Stenta: Highest voter turnout on record for Moab city election
    by Greg Knight
    The Times-Independent
    11.16.17 - 10:16 am
  • WabiSabi Thanksgiving dinner returns to Moab at Grand Center
    by Drew Chowbay
    The Times-Independent
    11.16.17 - 10:14 am
  • Outdoor sculptures aim to spark conversations
    by Molly Marcello
    The Times-Independent
    11.02.17 - 10:42 am
  • Fire department working with county to fund calls outside city
    by Drew Chowbay
    The Times-Independent
    11.09.17 - 10:24 am
  • Blow out the candles: Lin Ottinger turns 90
    by Rose Egelhoff
    The Times-Independent
    11.09.17 - 10:23 am

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