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‘Summer of bears’ wreaks havoc on local honeybee colonies
Several honeybee colonies and their hives along Kane Creek Road have encountered damage by a single hungry bear. In the past several weeks, seven hives owned by four different beekeepers were knock...
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City joins initiative to develop ‘solar roadmap’
Moab is well known for its efforts to encourage the use of alternative energy sources. In 2004, it was the first city to be named an EPA Green Power Community. Now, the city is taking another step ...
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USU-Moab, SITLA finalize land exchange
Utah State University–Moab and the State of Utah School and Institutional Trust Lands Administration (SITLA) have finalized a land exchange agreement, securing property for future joint projects. T...
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Moab Farmers’ Market gets new management
Next growing season, the Moab Farmers’ Market will have new management. The Southeastern Utah District Health Department plans to take over the market’s operations from the Youth Garden Project, wh...
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Local women hope ‘cautionary tales’ will help others who hike alone
Many local residents choose to hike alone, enjoying the meditative qualities of the desert landscape in solitude. With the canyons and mountains in Moab’s backyard, local hikers regularly step out ...
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<b><i>Flash floods...</b><br></i>
Heavy rains on Monday, Sept. 29, flooded some streets and parking lots in Moab, covering the pavement with thick layers of mud and rocks and causing local creeks and streams to overflow their banks. Several business owners on South Main Street reported that floodwaters had entered their buildings, and at Village Market (pictured) the parking lot quickly filled with muddy water during the storm that dropped almost 2 inches of rain in some parts of the county. Grand County Sheriff Steve White said city and county road crews spent most of the day on Monday removing debris from the intersection of 400 East and U.S. 191 after more than 6 inches of mud flowed down Jackson Street onto the highway. “We’ve seen some storms like this before, but I don’t think I’ve seen anything quite that bad,” White said. The Grand County Emergency Management Office said Tuesday that anyone in need of sandbags can obtain them by contacting the Grand County Sheriff’s Department at 435-259-8115. Photo by Zane Taylor
Flash floods...
Heavy rains on Monday, Sept. 29, flooded some streets and parking lots in Moab, covering the pavement with thick layers of mud and rocks and causing local creeks and streams to overflow their banks. Several business owners on South Main Street reported that floodwaters had entered their buildings, and at Village Market (pictured) the parking lot quickly filled with muddy water during the storm that dropped almost 2 inches of rain in some parts of the county. Grand County Sheriff Steve White said city and county road crews spent most of the day on Monday removing debris from the intersection of 400 East and U.S. 191 after more than 6 inches of mud flowed down Jackson Street onto the highway. “We’ve seen some storms like this before, but I don’t think I’ve seen anything quite that bad,” White said. The Grand County Emergency Management Office said Tuesday that anyone in need of sandbags can obtain them by contacting the Grand County Sheriff’s Department at 435-259-8115. Photo by Zane Taylor
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  • Local candidates face off at Civics on Center forum
    by Molly Marcello
    Contributing Writer
    10.09.14 - 10:40 am
  • County approves allocations of PILT, mineral lease funds
    by Molly Marcello
    Contributing Writer
    10.09.14 - 10:39 am
  • AG’s office declines to file charges against Jackson
    by Lisa J. Church
    Staff Writer
    10.09.14 - 10:42 am
  • High-adrenalin films featured in Radical Reels tour
    by Laura Haley
    Contributing Writer
    10.09.14 - 11:10 am
  • Candidates discuss issues at League of Women Voters forum
    by Jeff Richards
    Contributing Writer
    10.02.14 - 09:52 am
  • Moab man killed in work accident
    by Lisa J. Church
    Staff Writer
    10.02.14 - 10:15 am
  • Deputy arrested for alleged domestic violence assault
    by Lisa J. Church
    Staff Writer
    10.02.14 - 10:14 am

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