Tuesday, July 14, 2020

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Moab, UT

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    Fox Corp. CEO acquires property, rock art along Mill Creek

    Single-family housing is the primary use permitted on the properties by Grand and San Juan ordinances.

    Drought conditions grip Utah; stats are grim

    It’s unlikely things will improve this late in the water year.

    Spanish Valley’s Clark challenges Adams

    Clark faces off in November against 16-year incumbent Bruce Adams.

    County approves letter opposing September gas lease sales

    The oppositional letter asserts that the lease sale “threatens the core of our tourism economy by locking in long-term oil and gas leases on and around popular recreation areas that are vital to our local economy.”

    Quirks skew Grand’s COVID tally

    When a visitor in such situations tests positive, where should that case be marked? Should it be marked where they tested positive, or their place of residence?

    State provides 75,000 more facemasks for Moab businesses, visitors

    Local businesses may pick up free face coverings at the Canyonlands Copy Center, 375 S. Main St., in Moab.

    High-Impact Collision

    Chief TJ Brewer said firefighters extricated the lone occupant of a passenger vehicle involved in the crash, which was serious but not as severe as it could have been.

    County: Mask mandate is official

    Southeast Utah Health Department Director Bradon Bradford modeled the local order after those in Salt Lake and Summit counties.

    WEATHER

    Moab
    clear sky
    95.3 ° F
    96.8 °
    94 °
    13 %
    2.2mph
    1 %
    Wed
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    Opinion

    Don’t print biased opinions, T-I

    You’ll print letters from GOP haters like Kevin and Steve and tell us about the alleged phone call from a hater that hates the GOP haters.

    Writers on the Range: We either lie about them or omit them

    Historian Alvin Josephy said that when we are not lying about American Indians in our history we are omitting them.

    Reopening makes Moab a ‘ticking time bomb’

    By promoting a false sense of competency and readiness, we’ve inspired others to travel more, go out more, socialize more, and generally take more risks.

    Let your freak flag fly

    We are driven by our universal wonderment of creating and understanding our completed works.

    Government News
    Latest

    Here’s what’s happening on the Highway 191 widening project this week

    The contractor will continue working in the center of the highway to install the storm drain pipeline that extends south to Cermak Street where it exits the roadway to the east.

    BLM to conduct Range Creek wild horse roundup

    The roundup began Wednesday, July 1, and is expected to last approximately six days.

    Gizler’s duties expand to economic diversification

    The change would mean Gizler and the travel council’s focus would shift to bolstering economic diversification in Moab.
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    Emergency

    Brother charged following stabbing

    Bobby Yanito allegedly admitted he stabbed his brother and he was restrained and put in a patrol unit while officers continued to help care for Keshaun Yanito until EMS arrived.

    Love triangle dispute leads to felony charges

    The officer eventually interviewed both women and determined Caras was allegedly the primary aggressor.

    Police reform: Chief bristles at county attorney’s critique

    Responding to comments from Grand County Attorney Christina Sloan on gender bias in local policing, Moab City...

    Public Notices

    DEPARTMENT OF HOMELAND SECURITY – FEDERAL EMERGENCY MANAGEMENT AGENCY

    Proposed Flood Hazard Determinations for Unincorporated Areas of Grand County, Utah, Case No. 20-08-0298P. The Department of Homeland Security's Federal Emergency Management...

    CITY OF MOAB – ORDINANCE #2020-08

    AN ORDINANCE OF THE CITY COUNCIL OF MOAB ANNEXING THE LIONS BACK HOLDINGS, LLC, PROPERTY AT 938 AND 940 SOUTH HIGHWAY 191...

    NOTICE TO WATER USERS

    The applications below were filed with the Division of Water Rights in Grand County. These are informal proceedings per Rule 655-6-2. Protests...

    Education

    Opioid epidemic: USU Extension program recognized

    From 2013 through 2015, Utah’s opioid overdoses outpaced deaths from firearms, falls and motor vehicle accidents.

    Sneak Peek: Middle School nears completion

    The footprint is large and built with growth in mind, to the possibility of accommodating up to 500 seventh and eighth graders.

    School district weighs COVID-19 plan

    Kay said during an interview last month that she too was deeply hopeful Grand County teachers could invite children back into the classroom this fall.

    GCSD faculty, staff honored for years of service

    In 2020 the district recognized 24 employees for their longevity and four retiring employees.

    COMMUNITY & CULTURE

    Canyonlands Field Institute event: USFS service project at Oowah Lake planned for July 11

    A U.S. Forest Service ranger will lead volunteers with campsite, trail and picnic table cleaning and maintenance.

    Recreation & Outdoors

    Spadefoot frog: Rarely seen local species

    There are three species of spadefoots known to live in Utah

    Bear wrangled wandering around Murphy Lane

    A deputy went into a wooded area in an effort to locate the bear while others spread out in an attempt to contain the animal if it left the wooded area.

    Tales of Trails: Savor spectacular views from thrilling Shafer Trail

    In the 1890s, Moab pioneer brothers Frank M. And John S. Shafer developed the route from what had been a Native American pathway connecting what is now Canyonlands National Park to the river below.

    Arches, Canyonlands begin to open campgrounds

    All standard campsites and both group sites will be fully reservable through www.Recreation.gov or by calling 877-444-6777.

    Phased reopening: Shuttle service resumes at Zion National Park

    The shuttle provides access to trails and viewpoints in Zion Canyon along the Scenic Drive including the West Rim trail, the Emerald Pools, the Riverside Walk, and The Narrows.
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