The City of Moab announced the promotion of Officer Mike Thurston to Assistant Moab Police Chief with a swearing-in ceremony at the start of the city council meeting Tuesday, July 9.
City Engineer Chuck Williams reported to the Moab City Council on Tuesday, July 9, that the engineering department had plans to change the traffic pattern on Uranium Boulevard and 100 East to mitigate negative traffic impacts while multiple construction projects take place in the area.
The National Park Service and the International Dark-Sky Association have announced Arches National Park is an International Dark Sky Park, a place recognized for its quality night skies and a commitment to protecting and sharing natural darkness.
Summer is a great time for road trips. And if said road trip ends in a unique wildlife-viewing experience? Even better. Folks can see ospreys in the air and on top of their huge nests at a free Utah Division of Wildlife Resources event on Saturday, July 13.
Independence Day 2019 was “coordinated chaos” for the Moab Valley Fire Department, according to its chief T.J. Brewer.
Bureau of Land Management Fire Investigator J.B. Clay gathers evidence at a fire that occurred July 3 near the parking area at Ken’s Lake.
In a letter sent to Moab City and Grand County officials, State Rep. Carl Albrecht, R-Richfield, expressed concern with proposed ordinances that would remove lodging as a protected use in and around Moab, which is part of District 70.
Twenty-seven children, each of whom had lost a law enforcement parent in the line of duty, were escorted by Moab City Police, the Grand County Sheriff’s Office, Utah Highway Patrol and numerous other law enforcement agencies on Saturday, July 6 as they made their way to Bluff for a river trip.
Moab’s Fourth of July celebration – Red Rock & Blues – began at Swanny Park at 10 a.m. with vendor booths consisting primarily of Chamber of Commerce members. Each booth featured an activity for families.
A public confused over who oversees the Moab Mosquito Abatement District – is it the city or the county? – can be forgiven. They are not alone.
The Moab City Council reviewed a draft ordinance from the city’s planning commission at a meeting on Tuesday, July 9, that would remove lodging as a protected use inside city limits, protect existing lodging operations and set a soft deadline for developing new regulations by the end of the year.
From a shortage of employees to budget concerns, from a proposed law to do away with electing county officers to a potential power struggle at the Utah Association of Counties, myriad issues were raised during an informal luncheon the Grand County Council hosted for other elected county officials Tuesday, July 9.
In a 6-1 vote, the Moab City Planning Commission July 3 voted to favorably recommend ordinances that would remove lodging as a protected use inside city limits with the exception of existing lodging businesses.
The Grand County Planning Commission on Tuesday voted to make favorable recommendations on plans for two high-density housing overlay projects representing more than 500 new long-term rental homes and homes for sale.