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Deadline nears for airlines to bid on EAS contract
The Moab community will soon have the opportunity to weigh in on potential airline carriers for Canyonlands Field airport. The deadline for airlines to submit bids to provide Essential Air Service ...
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New Sand Flats parking lot at Fins ‘N Things trail will accommodate larger vehicles
The Sand Flats Recreation Area recently opened an expanded parking lot at the popular Fins ‘N Things trailhead. The new facility is designed to better accommodate Off-Highway Vehicle (OHV) users, r...
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Audobon Society Christmas Bird Count helps researchers track changes to avian populations, migration patterns
Bird-watchers from across the community are invited to participate in the Moab area’s annual Christmas Bird Count on Saturday, Dec. 20 at a variety of locations throughout Grand County. The count, ...
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Holiday season offers many ways to help local residents in need
There are many different ways to support community members in need this holiday season. Through several holiday fundraisers, some nonprofits and businesses hope the giving spirit will extend to var...
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Record amount of donations leads WabiSabi to initiate changes
Wabisabi, Moab’s nonprofit thrift store, has experienced a record amount of donations this fall, necessitating several ‘no donation’ days in order for staff and volunteers to process the material. ...
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<b><i>‘May the Fish Be With You’...<br></b></i>
The Utah Division of Wildlife Resources–Moab Field Station’s entry in this year’s Electric Light Parade on Dec. 6 floats down a darkened Main Street while DWR staffers and friends dressed as Star Wars characters walk alongside. The DWR entry, entitled “Star Wars: May the Fish Be With You,” has been selected as the best float in the parade by the Moab Area Chamber of Commerce. The Moab Chamber will present its traveling trophy to the Utah DWR during the chamber luncheon on Dec. 16. Two other entries in this year’s event — the National Park Service’s “Half the Park is After Dark,” and Moab Charter School’s “Starry Night in the Woods” — received honorable mention. Photo by Janet Buckingham
‘May the Fish Be With You’...
The Utah Division of Wildlife Resources–Moab Field Station’s entry in this year’s Electric Light Parade on Dec. 6 floats down a darkened Main Street while DWR staffers and friends dressed as Star Wars characters walk alongside. The DWR entry, entitled “Star Wars: May the Fish Be With You,” has been selected as the best float in the parade by the Moab Area Chamber of Commerce. The Moab Chamber will present its traveling trophy to the Utah DWR during the chamber luncheon on Dec. 16. Two other entries in this year’s event — the National Park Service’s “Half the Park is After Dark,” and Moab Charter School’s “Starry Night in the Woods” — received honorable mention. Photo by Janet Buckingham
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  • Grand County accepted into National Flood Insurance Program
    by Molly Marcello
    Contributing Writer
    12.11.14 - 09:55 am
  • Metzler to leave Moab city for new career at GCHS
    by Lisa J. Church
    Staff Writer
    12.11.14 - 09:57 am
  • Hospital, Blue Cross without contract as deadline nears
    by Laura Haley
    Contributing Writer
    12.11.14 - 10:01 am
  • New council will decide final Bishop lands proposal
    by Molly Marcello
    Staff Writer
    12.04.14 - 11:10 am

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