Last Friday, July 12, I was informed that none of the Advanced Placement tests taken by the 2019 Grand County High School seniors had been sent to the College Board for grading. Apparently someone in the Grand County High School Administration office simply forgot to send them. Those tests were completed months ago. My daughter only found out about this mistake late last week when she went to her University of Utah orientation in Salt Lake City.
According to the U.S. Department of the Interior, Grand Junction will become the new home of the Bureau of Land Management’s headquarters, part of a “realignment of resources to the West.”
Spencer Warren Connolley, 23, passed away on July 14, 2019, from a skydiving accident near Moab. Cremation has taken place and a life celebration will be held at a later date. A complete obituary will be published in the July 25 edition of The Times-Independent.
On behalf of the family of Kevin Carroll, we want to express the gratitude and appreciation felt for the many acts of kindness and generosity. Special thanks to the Grand and San Juan County sheriffs’ offices, the search pilots who flew in, and the many others who attended and participated in the search.
Michael Melich, a Utah-raised physicist who forged a successful career in various civilian positions in the United States Navy for nearly a half-century, died on Friday, June 28, 2019, in Annapolis, Maryland.
Jay M. “Smarties Man” Marshall, our beloved husband, father and grandfather, passed away on Sunday, July 14, 2019. He will be fondly remembered by many in Moab as the courtesy clerk at City Market, who always had Smarties candy for kids of all ages and an inspirational thought to share every day. He worked at City Market from 1997-2017.
Venice Calvin Denney, born Sept. 6, 1929 to Ernest Harrison Denney and Winona May Byfield Denney, passed peacefully at home July 10, 2019.
Joseph Wesley “Joe” Ferguson passed away peacefully on July 14 at his home in Grand Junction, Colorado surrounded by his loving family.
Pansy Deloris Lambeth, 92, passed away on July 16, 2019, at her home. At her request cremation will take place and a private family service will be held at a later date.
The third of this month’s free concert series sponsored by the Moab Folk Festival, Moab Arts and Recreation, KZMU and Moab Gear trader features the 23rd Army Band of the Utah National Guard, 6 p.m., Friday, July 19. A local act will open the show at 5 p.m.
It may surprise many people to learn that 25 percent of those who die every year in the U.S. are veterans, according to a press release from Grand County Hospice.
The Utah Division of Archives and Records Service, in cooperation with the Utah State Historical Records Advisory Board, has grant funding available to nonprofit cultural heritage organizations and local governments for historical records preservation projects.