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    ‘Moot’ Lionsback lawsuit dismissed

    The decision to end litigation was based in large part on developer Jon Dwight’s decision to develop the project based on the original agreement ironed out in 2008.

    COVID claims life of county senior citizen

    “Our sympathies go out to the family of the deceased. This is a sobering reminder of why we take the precautions that we do."

    BLM officially establishes Grand Junction as headquarters

    The formal designation completes the process of relocating the federal agency headquarters closer to both the land it administers and to its employees.

    BLM omits September Moab-area oil, gas leases

    “This victory will ensure, for now, that the spectacular views at Arches and Canyonlands remain unspoiled by industrialization."

    75% of students opt for in-person schooling

    According to Frank Melo, maintenance supervisor for the district, the ventilation systems in the schools have MERV 8 filters, which are not rated for filtering viral particles.

    Here’s what to expect as in-person schooling commences Sept. 8

    The district has presented three options to parents, attempting to ensure public education is available to every Moab child no matter their particular situation.

    Colorado’s Pine Gulch Fire burns more than 51,000 acres, 7% contained

    The Pine Gulch Fire is about 18 miles north of Grand Junction and is 7% contained, according to fire officials on the incident website.

    Moab sales tax revenue beats city projections for June

    The overall case rate in Grand County, five COVID-19 cases per thousand people, is better than the state average of 14 cases per thousand.

    WEATHER

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    Opinion

    We ‘have a decision to make’

    People are dying every day from this deadly virus and no one has all the answers.

    Honoring a hero on his 100th birthday

    As the padrone of an Italian clan in a tiny Italian town (Lewis Run, Pennsylvania), he accepted the mantle of big shot, and has lived it.

    A closer look at the science of wearing masks

    Masks, along with physical distancing, frequent hand-washing, and comprehensive testing and contact tracing will help slow the spread of this disease in our community.

    Red state Utah’s love affair with voting by mail

    In 2016, when Trump was elected, about 25 percent of the voting was done by mail.

    Government News
    Latest

    Moab sales tax revenue beats city projections for June

    The overall case rate in Grand County, five COVID-19 cases per thousand people, is better than the state average of 14 cases per thousand.

    San Juan County pledges support for local law enforcement

    The resolution publicly salutes the sheriff’s department and was passed unanimously.
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    Emergency

    Colorado’s Pine Gulch Fire burns more than 51,000 acres, 7% contained

    The Pine Gulch Fire is about 18 miles north of Grand Junction and is 7% contained, according to fire officials on the incident website.

    Government impostor scammers propagate amid pandemic

    A recent AARP survey found that 44% of people in the U.S. have been contacted by one of these impersonators.

    Police: Woman claims to have ‘corona,’ coughs on deputy

    Randi Lou Bell, 38, was the subject on an investigation into the theft of a vehicle rented on July 10 from a local car rental agency.

    Public Notices

    NOTICE OF TIME CHANGE OF PUBLIC HEARING

    PUBLIC NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN that the Board of Trustees of Spanish Valley Water & Sewer Improvement District public hearing previously scheduled...

    CITY OF MOAB – ORDINANCE #2020-12

    AN ORDINANCE APPROVING A ZONING MAP AMENDMENT FOR PROPERTY LOCATED AT 191 WALNUT LANE, CONSOLIDATING A SPLIT ZONE PARCEL FROM R-2 SINGLE-HOUSEHOLD...

    OOWAH LAKE DAM WORK AND ROAD REPAIR CLOSURE

    The Manti-La Sal National Forest, Moab-Monticello Ranger District is notifying the public of two separate projects that will impact public use around...

    Education

    75% of students opt for in-person schooling

    According to Frank Melo, maintenance supervisor for the district, the ventilation systems in the schools have MERV 8 filters, which are not rated for filtering viral particles.

    Here’s what to expect as in-person schooling commences Sept. 8

    The district has presented three options to parents, attempting to ensure public education is available to every Moab child no matter their particular situation.

    City Market offers teachers back-to-school savings

    To receive the discount, customers can shop in-store or via City Market pickup using their shopper’s card on any Wednesday.

    Efforts to diversify gender leadership come up short

    The research is the first in a series that focuses on women leaders who work in Utah’s public sector.

    COMMUNITY & CULTURE

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    Recreation & Outdoors

    BLM omits September Moab-area oil, gas leases

    “This victory will ensure, for now, that the spectacular views at Arches and Canyonlands remain unspoiled by industrialization."

    Fruit harvest not favorable in Capitol Reef

    The reduced harvest is primarily due to a cold snap in the middle of April that caused fruit blossoms in the park to freeze, said park officials.

    Hayden Survey of 1875 meant dispossession of homeland to Native peoples

    Peale was one of many scientists who charted this territory, some of the last to be mapped in the lower 48 states.

    Crow Canyon grants to benefit research, education

    The Teaching Native Waters project will advance the long-term goal of including more Native American students in science, technology, engineering, and mathematics fields.

    Powderhorn expands snow-making capabilities with gravity-fed system

    The gravity-fed snowmaking project is slated for completion prior to the winter 2020/21 season.

    Licenses suspended for 4 Utahns convicted of wildlife-related violations

    The man was under a previous wildlife license suspension order at the time he shot the duck.