How many longtime residents remember when Moab won first place in a Most Scenic Dump competition?
Part of a house on Arbor Drive in Spanish Valley was caught in a brush fire around 6 p.m. on Thursday, June 13. First responders at the scene said they were unaware of any injuries resulting from the fire.
I am a changed woman. That is because on Saturday, I faced my biggest fear and lived to tell about it. I went whitewater rafting in class 4 and 5 rapids on the Colorado River with record-breaking swells due to high water.
Based on historical averages, the Colorado River typically peaks near Moab during the first week of June. This year the river is projected to peak later; a forecast from the National Weather Service showed the river could reach its maximum on June 15.
During a discussion of future land use plans regarding lodging in Moab, multiple members of the city staff expressed concern with an idea among the Moab City Council and public to remove overnight rentals as a protected use within city limits.
Omar Guerro will spend more than three decades in Utah State Prison following his conviction on murder and aggravated kidnapping counts, along with another felony conviction related to being a prohibited possessor of a firearm.
People who own highway frontage, manage overnight lodging operations, are property rights advocates – or are all of the above – showed up en masse to oppose a fulltime prohibition against developing overnight accommodations in Grand County. It might have been a case of too little, too late for a majority of Grand County Planning commissioners, who in a series of votes following a public hearing Tuesday sent a recommendation asking the Grand County Council to enact legislation that would implement the ban on new lodging developments.
Growth in Spanish Valley has created a number of concerns for officials, ranging from water and sewer issues, the large amount of state lands in the area, and the cost of providing services to San Juan County when tourists staying in Moab venture south.
Bike collectives, or Bike Co-ops as they are often called, function as a place in the community where anyone can go to access education about bikes, find affordable parts, use loaner tools and stands, and to collaborate with others on projects regarding this earth-friendly mode of transportation.
Since their divorce about five years ago, Harry and Elizabeth have worked hard to be successful parents of 12-year-old Stephen and 14-year-old Anne. Elizabeth stayed in the family home and Harry bought a house on the same street. Harry remarried and has teenage stepsons; Elizabeth remarried and has no stepchildren.