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Recently, one of the major stations in Salt Lake City carried a news story about Moab, Springdale and other small towns and their inability to deal with the hoards of visitors overloading their infrastructure. The story also looked at how the surrounding countryside is being “loved to death.”

The irony here is as soon as that news segment was over a “Discover Moab” commercial came on with some “feel good” type of advertising.

Realistically, these commercials could show a jammed up Main Street, very long lines trying to get in and out of Arches National Park, and a human fence of hikers on their way to Delicate Arch. Maybe throw in a soundtrack of all the loud motorized recreational vehicles we’re beset with now.

Might as well be real about it.

—Steve Brock

Moab

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