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Unsung Heroes
Jody Ellis

Last month, the local Retired Senior Volunteer Program (RSVP) shut its doors after serving Grand County for almost 30 years. For the last eight years, Jody Ellis has been the woman responsible for ...
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Generations
Ruth Burraston

In the back corner of Ruth Burraston’s sewing room is a sewing machine that is 100 years old. Despite all the new technology flooding the market today, the 92-year-old Burraston says she keeps sewi...
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Canyonlands Rodeo Queen Contest set for May 23
The Canyonlands PRCA Rodeo Queen Contest will be held Friday, May 23 at 4 p.m. at the Old Spanish Trail Outdoor Arena. The contest will determine the royalty for the 2015 Canyonlands Rodeo. Winners...
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MARC art contest honors Canyonlands’ 50th
The Moab Arts and Recreation Center (MARC), in collaboration with the Friends of Arches and Canyonlands Parks and the National Park Service, will hold an art contest in honor of the 50th anniversar...
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<b><i>Pinwheels for prevention...<br></b></i>
Ellie McGuffee and Blake McGuffee plant pinwheels in the Children’s Garden at the Grand County Courthouse on Tuesday, April 8, as part of the Family Support Center’s promotion of April as child abuse prevention month. The Pinwheels for Prevention campaign is intended to raise awareness of the issues of child abuse and neglect and to “engage people to act to prevent it from ever happening in the first place,, according to center officials. The pinwheel ceremony is one of several events scheduled throughout the month by the Family Support Center. On April 10 the center held “Walk Around the Block” near City Hall to raise awareness among local community members, and on Thursday, April 24 from noon to 2 p.m., an open house at the center, 180 South 300 East, will be held. The community and other local agencies are invited to attend. Photo by Tom Taylor
Pinwheels for prevention...
Ellie McGuffee and Blake McGuffee plant pinwheels in the Children’s Garden at the Grand County Courthouse on Tuesday, April 8, as part of the Family Support Center’s promotion of April as child abuse prevention month. The Pinwheels for Prevention campaign is intended to raise awareness of the issues of child abuse and neglect and to “engage people to act to prevent it from ever happening in the first place,, according to center officials. The pinwheel ceremony is one of several events scheduled throughout the month by the Family Support Center. On April 10 the center held “Walk Around the Block” near City Hall to raise awareness among local community members, and on Thursday, April 24 from noon to 2 p.m., an open house at the center, 180 South 300 East, will be held. The community and other local agencies are invited to attend. Photo by Tom Taylor
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