A 45-year-old Moab man was arrested and charged with sex crimes involving a teenaged girl. The allegations against Samuel Beauregard came after doctors at the Moab Regional Hospital called police to report a possible sexual assault victim had been brought to the emergency room on Jan. 5.
Heavy equipment operators began moving dirt in the 2000 block of Spanish Valley Drive, home of the 300-unit affordable housing development known as Arroyo Crossing. The Moab Area Community Land Trust project is one of the more ambitious affordable housing projects in the county.
Snowpack in Utah got off to a good start for the second year in a row, according to Jordan Clayton, a supervisor and data collection officer for the U.S. Department of Agriculture’s Natural Resource Conservation Service.
Grand County Attorney Christina Sloan in an email said Matt Brooks has been promoted to chief deputy. Sloan hired Brooks shortly after taking office a year ago. He has five years experience as a prosecutor.
Films, balloons and a rodeo queen contest are among numerous events in the coming days.
The Grand County Council voted 5-0 with one recusal to adopt new overnight lodging development standards at the first meeting of 2020 held Tuesday, Jan. 7.
Nearly three out of ten Grand County residents did not respond to the 2010 U.S. Census, 31% to be exact, a dismal figure local officials want to improve upon this year.
The Grand County Council voted 6-0 to send a letter of support to the federal Department of Transportation on behalf of SkyWest’s proposal for a three-year contract as an Essential Air Services provider at Canyonlands Field Airport – but not before Vice Chair Jaylyn Hawks questioned if the airline was making any progress on resuming flights to Salt Lake City.
The Grand County Council knew it was going to have to dig deep to find a replacement for former Canyonlands Field Airport Director Judd Hill, who oversaw fairly dramatic growth during his five years in Moab before stepping down in December to take a consulting job.
Mary McGann was elected chairperson of the Grand County Council, and Jaylyn Hawks was elected vice chair in a pair of 6-0 votes at Tuesday’s meeting Dec. 7, the first meeting of the new year.
Indoor activities dominate the community calendar in January, with a number of events planned for the Moab Arts & Recreation Center, as well as the Grand County Library. Here’s a look at the week ahead:
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