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    At 99, Moab man is knighted by France

    “The French people will never forget his courage and devotion to the great cause of freedom,”

    Leaving Guatemala, Part 4: ‘A year in the land of eternal spring’

    Though I planned to return someday, whether as a Peace Corps volunteer or not, this experience proved that even the best-laid plans go awry.

    Leaving Guatemala, Part 3: Sudden departure came with painful goodbyes

    Men donned wooden masks and numerous layers of sweatshirts and ponchos then proceeded to hit each other with whips as they danced around the town square.

    Leaving Guatemala Part 2: There wasn’t enough time to say goodbye

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    Ignoring own standards and experts, Utah commission pushes reopening

    The COVID-19 model from the CDC predicts an increase in deaths from the coronavirus from Utah in the coming weeks, and key indicators predict more hospitalizations are to come.
    Doug McMurdo
    Doug McMurdo
    Editor Doug McMurdo reports on news out of the Moab City Center, tourism, courts, change of government and more.
    santa claus and axel
    Santa Claus and Axel Youngblood share a moment on the corner of Main and Center streets Friday, Dec. 20. Santa, aka Dan Mick of Moab Jeep Tours, said he is “Moab’s Santa.” Each Christmas he participates in parades, visits schools, attends holiday events and even makes custom visits to speak to children whose parents tell him ahead of time their children’s names, ages, and “what they’re doing good and what they’re not doing good. I tell them, ‘Hey, you’ve been back-talking,’ and their eyes get big and they cover their mouth,” he said with a laugh. Mick said he’s been Santa ever since his house caught fire more than a decade ago. He said the entire town came together to help his family recover. “This is one way I give back,” he said. “It’s important that we give back.” Photo by Doug McMurdo

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