The latest installation of public art has taken place at the Moab Arts & Recreation Center in the form of a mosaic.
The Manti-La Sal National Forest on Wednesday reopened roads and trails leading to popular recreation areas north of the Bears Ears buttes as containment grew on the nearby Peavine Canyon and Poison Canyon fires.
As the southwestern United States continues to see the die-off of pinion and juniper trees, a new study from the University of Alberta is the first to show that lodgepole pines release chemicals to warn related trees of threats and help them boost their defenses.
Scott Chandler leads the latest lecture at the Moab Information Center Thursday, Aug. 15, with “Designer Birds.” Chandler will discuss how life has found a way to survive in rugged canyon country. He looks at the region’s birds to be wildlife detectives. “We can learn multitudes about not only this environment, but develop a skill that we can take across the world. Canyonlands Natural History Association and the Museum of Moab sponsor the series. Lectures take place at 6 p.m. The MIC is on the corner of Main and Center streets.
The power of reaching out played out Aug. 6 when the Grand County Council held a public hearing to take public comment on the Arroyo Crossing affordable housing project off Spanish Valley Drive.
Several Utah elk and deer archery hunts begin on Saturday, Aug. 17. Here’s what hunters should expect for the upcoming hunts and some tips to help them be successful, according to a press release from the Division of Wildlife Resources.
The Moab Rotary Club invites the public to a guest lecture Monday, Aug. 19 at noon on the topic of dementia and Alzheimer’s disease, according to the Moab club’s president, Britta Kingsley.
Based on Aug. 1 conditions, alfalfa hay production in Utah is forecast at 2.23 million tons, according to the most recent Agricultural Yield Survey conducted by the Mountain Regional Field Office of the National Agricultural Statistics Service, USDA.
Utah gas prices have risen 0.4 cents per gallon in the past week, averaging $2.96 per gallon Monday, Aug. 12, according to GasBuddy’s daily survey of 1,171 stations. Gas prices in Utah are unchanged versus a month ago, yet stand 19.5 cents per gallon lower than a year ago.
With Grand County Justice Court Judge David Tubbs facing mandatory retirement upon his 70th birthday in a few months, the Grand County Council on Aug. 6 voted 5-0 to appoint Vice Chair Terry Morse and Members Mary McGann and Curtis Wells to a Justice Court Judge Nominating Commission.
The Utah Department of Transportation will begin a two-mile safety improvement project on U.S. Highway 191 as early as Monday, Aug. 19 between La Sal Junction and Hole-‘N’-The-Rock that will require regular road closures to accommodate blasting.
In a monumental decision that underscores the agency’s commitment to honoring the wishes of federally recognized tribes, the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service has revised its policy regarding the retention of eagle remains on lands within Indian country. Federally recognized tribes are now able to retain bald and golden eagle remains found on these lands under certain conditions and with the proper permits, according to a press release from the UFWS.