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Interior Secretary discusses public lands issues with Grand County officials
During a July 13 meeting with Secretary of the Interior Sally Jewell, the Grand County Council discussed local public lands issues including the Bureau of Land Management’s (BLM) Master Leasing Pla...
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Moab’s Relay for Life fundraiser set for Aug. 6
Organizers are preparing to stage Moab’s 11th annual “Relay for Life” event to raise money for the battle against cancer. This year’s event will last 12 hours and take place from noon until midnigh...
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Bears Ears designation concerns draw large crowds at Bluff
During a four-day tour of southeastern Utah that included a stop in Grand County, Secretary of the Interior Sally Jewell held a well-attended public meeting in Bluff to discuss a potential Bears Ea...
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County balks at developer’s request to create special assessment district
Grand County Council members said July 5 that they had no interest in creating a “special assessment area” for a 108-unit short-term rental development planned for the intersection of U.S. 191 and ...
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City council discusses updating conflict of interest, emergency spending policies
Following recent controversy and concerns raised by some local citizens, the Moab City Council is looking at possibly updating the city’s policies and procedures regarding conflicts of interest and...
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Celebrating pioneer heritage …
Moab residents (from left) Tia Shumway, Tammy Tucker, and Jeff Tucker pull a handcart during the Moab Stake of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints youth conference trek that took place in the Logan, Utah area July 6 through 9. More than 80 youth and approximately 50 leaders took part in the four-day event, which included three days of pulling handcarts several miles across rough terrain in the Hardware Ranch area of Cache County. The event was designed to give the youth a greater appreciation for the dedication of the many pioneers who crossed the plains from Nebraska to Utah from the late 1840s through the 1860s. Many of the participants marched on behalf of an ancestor who had made the original journey. Moab LDS Stake members will also celebrate their pioneer heritage with a traditional stake Pioneer Day breakfast at Old City Park on Saturday morning, July 23, starting at 7 a.m.  Photo by Jeff Richards
Celebrating pioneer heritage … Moab residents (from left) Tia Shumway, Tammy Tucker, and Jeff Tucker pull a handcart during the Moab Stake of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints youth conference trek that took place in the Logan, Utah area July 6 through 9. More than 80 youth and approximately 50 leaders took part in the four-day event, which included three days of pulling handcarts several miles across rough terrain in the Hardware Ranch area of Cache County. The event was designed to give the youth a greater appreciation for the dedication of the many pioneers who crossed the plains from Nebraska to Utah from the late 1840s through the 1860s. Many of the participants marched on behalf of an ancestor who had made the original journey. Moab LDS Stake members will also celebrate their pioneer heritage with a traditional stake Pioneer Day breakfast at Old City Park on Saturday morning, July 23, starting at 7 a.m. Photo by Jeff Richards
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