Moab Mosquito Abatement District Manager Libby Nance is warning residents to drain or dump standing water on their property due to the presence in Grand County of a new invasive mosquito known as Aedes aegypti, or the “yellow fever mosquito,” which can carry the Zika virus and yellow and dengue fever.
The community is invited to join the City of Moab, Grand County, and Utah State University Moab in celebrating the completion of the newly named Aggie Boulevard. A ribbon-cutting ceremony to commemorate the official opening of the new road to the future USU Moab campus will be held at 9 a.m. Thursday, Sept. 19, according to City of Moab Communication and Engagement Manager Lisa Church.
The Youth Garden Project’s Harvest Festival is just around the corner – Sept. 21 – and organizers remind everyone of two exciting contests to enter.
Sept. 13, Friday: Dancing with the Moab Stars is an action-packed dance competition based on the hit TV series “Dancing with the Stars.” Tickets available at Moab Valley Multicultural Center, 156 North 100 West.
The 32 riders on Moab’s Red Devil mountain biking team took first place on points in Division 3 in Richfield – giving them consecutive first place victories to start the NICA season, according to Greg Child.
The Red Devils football team lost an epic 6-7 defensive battle at home against the South Summit Wildcats on Friday, Sept. 6, in a rematch of the 2018 state championship.
After the Spartans of Emery High School put away Grand County’s Red Devils junior varsity team, the varsity girls faced each other on the court, and the home team came out of four close sets with the match win.
The Grand County High School girls soccer team lost its season opener 0-5 to the Emery Spartans on Sept. 3, at home.
Bonnie Lew Hammer left this earthly existence on Sept. 8, 2019, in the early afternoon, to be reunited with her parents, Archie and Eola; her siblings, Thomas Stocks and Lilly Noorlander; and her beloved husband, William Hammer. She was 79.
Darlene Joyce Roberts, 84, mother, grandmother and great grandmother passed away in St. George, Utah on Sept. 4, 2019. She was born in Fruita, Colorado on Jan. 30, 1935.
Joanna was known to most as “Sarani.” Born Aug. 8, 1941 in Evanston Illinois to John and Mildred Hamrin, she passed away Aug. 30, 2019.
Vion LaVern Johnston was born in Cisco, Utah, (yes, Cisco) on July 22, 1934. He was the second of four children born to Wayne and Edith Johnston, the family remained in Cisco until 1939 when they moved to Price, but continued to herd cattle on their land in Castleton and the Fish Ford area.