According to Carolina Infante, a friend of the Camey family, funeral services for Israel and his father Vilsar Camey, who died as a result of Sunday’s car crash, are scheduled for 11:30 a.m. on Saturday, Feb. 15 at the Grand Center. The service, which is scheduled to last until 1:30 p.m., will move to the Grand County Cemetery at 2 p.m.
The question of who would benefit most from a parking structure currently under design for downtown Moab has divided local business owners, who showed up in relatively large numbers to speak about the matter during a Moab City Council meeting Tuesday night, Feb. 11.
A second Moab deer has died and the Utah Division of Wildlife Resources officials are reminding the public not to feed deer or other wildlife after corn kernels were discovered in the gut of a deer that recently died of chronic wasting disease in the Moab area, according to a statement from Faith Jolley, UDWR spokesperson.
Responding to what Moab City Council Member Mike Duncan described as overwhelmingly negative comments about back-in parking, elected officials instructed city staff Tuesday, Feb. 11 to stripe over back-in parking on West 100 South to revert it back to pull-in parking.
The final remaining sales tax that Moab has left to implement, as allowed by the State of Utah, might soon come into effect pending voter approval.
Southeast Utah Group of National Parks officials began burning piles of dead vegetation in Salt Valley Wash Monday, Feb. 10. Burns can occur throughout February, March, and April as conditions allow, according to a statement from the group.
With more than a third of documented cases of chronic wasting disease in Utah deer occurring in the Manti-La Sal unit — which includes the deer living in and around Moab — officials with the Utah Division of Wildlife Resources are concerned about the abundance of urban deer in Moab, especially with the prevalence of CWD in the region.
The Bureau of Land Management on behalf of the Trump administration on Feb. 6 finalized plans to allow mining and energy drilling on almost 2 million acres that are attached to southern Utah national monuments Bears Ears and Grand Staircase-Escalante.
Ravenna grass is now a designated a class IV noxious weed after the Grand County Council unanimously voted to declare it so during its Feb. 4 meeting.
A push to keep Utah on Mountain Daylight Time throughout the year is supported by an overwhelming number of State senators. Senate Bill 59 Daylight Saving Time Amendments, sponsored by Sen. Wayne Harper, R-Salt Lake, proposes Utah stay on Mountain Daylight Time year-round, pending congressional approval and at least four other western states pass similar legislation.
A young player at BEACON’s 27th annual Dodgeball tournament, the last standing on his team, takes a hit to the head as he tries to wrangle two other dodgeballs for a mighty throw. Headshots did not count at the tournament, so the boy stayed in to throw one of the adults on the opposing team out. Ultimately, he was unable to carry his team to victory that round. Photo by Carter Pape
The pending construction of the Radcliffe Hotel at the current site of Gearheads Outdoor Store means the popular business must relocate from 471 South Main to 1040 South Main next to the Southtown Gym – but only for the next year.
I was at the last boys basketball game of the season on Friday, Feb. 7. Ouch, that was a tough one. I’m not saying the referees were wrong, but the loss was quite a bitter pill to swallow. Competitive sports by nature involve winning and losing; when an athlete steps on the court or on the field, there is a chance even the best of them will lose.