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Community Rebuilds helps Hopi group develop new natural building program
In Kykotsmovi, Arizona, 60 miles from the closest hardware store and 260 miles from Moab, young Hopi students are making headway on their first natural building project. The Hopi students are the f...
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Moab volunteers to help Haitians still affected by 2010 earthquake
On January 12, 2010, a 7.0 magnitude earthquake shook the country of Haiti, killing more than 200,000 people and affecting as many as 3 million. Many survivors were left to deal with a lack of supp...
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Go Green Challenge participant makes recycling, repurposing ongoing goals
In just three weeks of participating in the first Go Green Challenge, Moab resident Jodi Salazar has transformed her old habits of throwing “everything in the trash” to advocating for recycling and...
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Generations
Gwynith Parriott

At 93 years old, Gwynith Parriott has earned the designation of being the oldest resident at the Canyonlands Care Center in Moab. She remembers simpler times from her childhood. “We always wore lon...
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<b><i>Cookie time...<br></b></i>
Hannah Tuft and Grace Mefret help unload a shipment of 630 cases of Girl Scout cookies on March 4. Moab’s four Girl Scout troops sold a combined total of 6,625 boxes of cookies this year, according to troop leader Deb Hren. Three troops purchased extra cookies to be sold at booth sales, Hren said. Anyone who is interested in purchasing some of the extra cookies prior to the booth sales can contact Hren at 435-260-1785. Hren offered a “big thank you” to all the girls and parents who showed up and helped with unloading the cookies. “It was awesome,” she said. Photo by Danielle Skidmore
Cookie time...
Hannah Tuft and Grace Mefret help unload a shipment of 630 cases of Girl Scout cookies on March 4. Moab’s four Girl Scout troops sold a combined total of 6,625 boxes of cookies this year, according to troop leader Deb Hren. Three troops purchased extra cookies to be sold at booth sales, Hren said. Anyone who is interested in purchasing some of the extra cookies prior to the booth sales can contact Hren at 435-260-1785. Hren offered a “big thank you” to all the girls and parents who showed up and helped with unloading the cookies. “It was awesome,” she said. Photo by Danielle Skidmore
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  • Unsung Heroes —The Amigos Club
    by Laura Haley
    Contributing Writer
    03.19.15 - 09:36 am
  • National group donates 200 books to Moab library
    by Laura Haley
    Contributing Writer
    03.19.15 - 09:46 am

  • national news

    Jay Z earlier this year bought Tidal, which markets itself to audiophiles, by spending $56 million for its Swedish-listed parent company AspiroRap mogul Jay Z has launched the rebranded Tidal music streaming service with major star backing, hoping to shake up the growing industry through high sound quality and artist control. With veiled swipes at streaming leader Spotify, Jay Z brought out musicians including Madonna, Kanye West and the masked electronic duo Daft Punk, who will all be equity partners in the new Tidal. Jay Z earlier this year bought Tidal, which markets itself to audiophiles, by spending $56 million for its Swedish-listed parent company Aspiro. At the announcement in New York, singer Alicia Keys hinted that some musicians could choose to release material exclusively or early on the artist-owned service.


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    April 5: Singer Allan Clarke of The Hollies is 73. Actor Max Gail ("Sons and Daughters," ''Barney Miller") is 72. Actress Jane Asher is 69. Singer Agnetha Faltskog of Abba is 65. Actor Mitch Pileggi is 63. Guitarist Mike McCready of Pearl Jam is 49. Country singer Troy Gentry of Montgomery Gentry is 48. Singer Paula Cole is 47. Country singer Pat Green is 43. Rapper-producer Pharrell Williams is 42. Rapper Juicy J (Three 6 Mafia) is 40. Mike Eli (Eli Brown Band) is 34. Lily James ("Downton Abbey," ''Cinderella") is 26.
    2015-03-30 23:02:23 -0600

    In this photo taken Oct. 27 2009 South African comedian Trevor Noah is photographed during an interview. Trevor Noah, a 31-year-old comedian from South Africa who has contributed to "The Daily Show" a handful of times during the past year, will become Jon Stewart's replacement as host, Comedy Central announced Monday March 30, 2015. Noah was chosen a little more than a month after Stewart unexpectedly announced he was leaving "The Daily Show" following 16 years as the show's principal voice. (AP Photo/Bongiwe Mchunu-The Star) SOUTH AFRICA OUT NO SALES NO ARCHIVENEW YORK (AP) — The choice of South African comic Trevor Noah as Jon Stewart's replacement on "The Daily Show" advances an intriguing new trend of late-night comic hosts with a more worldly perspective while continuing the longer-running pattern of keeping those jobs filled with men.


    2015-03-30 22:59:08 -0600