A recent order by Acting Regional Director of the National Park Service, Palmer “Chip” Jenkins, to allow off-highway vehicles such as ATVs and UTVs into Utah’s national parks is positioned to possibly stall out when it is scheduled to go into effect Nov. 1.
Although a reservation system at Arches National Park is still a possibility, the idea has been put on hold as park administration searches for other solutions to vehicle congestion woes.
Candidates for Moab City Council provided their diverging opinions on a Highway 191 bypass around Moab, what role the free market plays in housing Moab’s residents and how their personalities differ from each other.
After the Grand County School District retested vaping devices that it recently found at the high school, a prior test that showed positive for methamphetamine was overturned to negative. The retest confirmed a positive test for THC, which is the primary psychoactive component of marijuana.
Shasta Dawn Lisonbee was born Aug. 13, 1991 and is survived by her mother, Corina Stevenson; her little sister, Miranda Mae Stevenson; a 6-year-old daughter, Destanee Starr Prichett; grandparents, Ernie and Susan Lisonbee; and aunts, uncles, cousins and friends who loved her dearly.
The Moab Mosquito Abatement District Board will seek a tax increase after enduring a substantial struggle coping with one of Moab’s worst mosquito seasons in years, but just how much additional revenue the district will need is unknown – as is the question of whether the board will even exist in another year.
The City of Moab has hired Kaitlin Myers as its senior project manager, according to Lisa Church, city spokesperson.
The City of Moab has named Carly Castle as the new assistant city manager. A Utah native, Castle holds a Juris Doctorate from Brigham Young University and Bachelor of Arts degrees in political science and anthropology from the University of Utah. Castle joined the city’s staff on Sept. 30, according to city spokesperson Lisa Church.
Terry Morse will leave the Grand County Council following the first meeting in November because he and his wife are moving out of District 1.
Note: A version of this article published in the Oct. 10 edition of The Times-Independent published with a headline that erroneously stated that the date of this event is Tuesday, Oct. 14. The date of the event is Monday, Oct. 21.
A Moab woman faces felony burglary charges after she allegedly entered a local hotel, asked its front desk about job openings, then stole an employee’s credit card. Police said she admitted to the crime after they arrested her.
Utah Highway Patrol officers recently arrested two men after a woman, with whom the men had been driving north on Highway 191, told police dispatch that the men were keeping her in the car, holding her at gunpoint.