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Order of the Eastern Star holds installation ceremony
The Order of the Eastern Star, Bethany Chapter No. 9 in Green River, held a closed installation of officers on Saturday, Nov. 1. Retiring Worthy Matron Andrea Silliman passed her gavel to the insta...
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Unsung Heroes
Wendy Young

Every spring and fall the Center Street ball fields are taken over by a swarm of elementary school kids decked out for soccer in red and gold jerseys and shin guards. And every season, Moab residen...
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Unsung Heroes
Rita Maldonado

Rita Maldonado came to Moab in 2013 to recover from a brain-eating parasite known as “rat lungworm.” It had nearly killed her. Even after recovery, Maldonado was left with nerve damage in more than...
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Local Brownies advance to Junior Scouts
Local Girl Scout Junior Troop 2222 recently handed out wings and congratulated nine members of Brownie Troop 776 they advanced to Junior Girl Scout status. One girl, new to scouting in Troop 776, r...
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<b><i>Dancing stars...<br></b></i>
Moab Mayor Dave Sakrison and Aurita Maldonado perform during the Oct. 17 “Dancing with the Moab Stars” event at Star Hall. Sakrison and Maldonado took home the first-place trophy for their performance. Four other dance pairs also won awards. Robbie Jones and Gretchen Wise took second place at the event and Tony Ramirez and Dona Ramirez placed third. Rafael Lopez and Alejandra Tavares won the People’s Choice award, and Cari Caylor and Mandy Turner received the award for Best Costume. All proceeds from Dancing with the Moab Stars will benefit the Moab Valley Multicultural Center. Organizers said the competition was great fun and they hope to make it an annual event. Photo courtesy of Christy Williams
Dancing stars...
Moab Mayor Dave Sakrison and Aurita Maldonado perform during the Oct. 17 “Dancing with the Moab Stars” event at Star Hall. Sakrison and Maldonado took home the first-place trophy for their performance. Four other dance pairs also won awards. Robbie Jones and Gretchen Wise took second place at the event and Tony Ramirez and Dona Ramirez placed third. Rafael Lopez and Alejandra Tavares won the People’s Choice award, and Cari Caylor and Mandy Turner received the award for Best Costume. All proceeds from Dancing with the Moab Stars will benefit the Moab Valley Multicultural Center. Organizers said the competition was great fun and they hope to make it an annual event. Photo courtesy of Christy Williams
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