Tuesday, July 14, 2020


Moab, UT

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    Doug McMurdo

    Editor Doug McMurdo reports on news out of the Moab City Center, tourism, courts, change of government and more.
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    Lionsback Resort project begins on Sand Flats Road

    The City of Moab will have oversight of the project, which was not something that was always on the table because state law allows SITLA to develop projects without input from local authorities.

    High-Impact Collision

    Chief TJ Brewer said firefighters extricated the lone occupant of a passenger vehicle involved in the crash, which was serious but not as severe as it could have been.

    Bear wrangled wandering around Murphy Lane

    A deputy went into a wooded area in an effort to locate the bear while others spread out in an attempt to contain the animal if it left the wooded area.

    Why did Cox do so poorly in Grand County?

    Did a bunch of local Democrats change parties, if only for a minute?

    Brother charged following stabbing

    Bobby Yanito allegedly admitted he stabbed his brother and he was restrained and put in a patrol unit while officers continued to help care for Keshaun Yanito until EMS arrived.

    GOP’s Cox, Reyes move on to General Election

    If the figures hold, Cox will face off against University of Utah law professor Christopher Peterson, a Democrat, and Libertarian Daniel Cottam, a surgeon, in November’s general election.

    Man pleads guilty to double manslaughter

    He faces up to 15 years apiece for the deaths of Vilsar Camey, 45, and Camey’s 10-year-old son, Israel on Feb. 9.

    Lapping it up

    The pool opened for the season for the first time Friday, June 26.

    Love triangle dispute leads to felony charges

    The officer eventually interviewed both women and determined Caras was allegedly the primary aggressor.

    Trial set for man who allegedly beat woman for days on end

    He later set it at $300,000, and that’s where he kept it, saying there was no reason to change the amount.

    Mystery couple donates $1,000 to shelter

    The Moab Animal Shelter is the beneficiary of a generous $1,000 donation from a couple who wishes to remain anonymous

    City sales tax comes in higher than expected

    Sometimes, bad news is good news. City of Moab Finance Director...

    Library reopens on limited basis

    Director Carrie Valdes said the library will open to the public from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. on Tuesdays and Thursdays through the month of July.

    Cooling off

    Children who are taking part in the Moab Arts and Recreation Department’s camp run...

    Man charged after family fight; Yanito held knife to own throat

    A Facebook-started rumor of law enforcement officials shooting a man early Friday morning proved...