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The Moab Rotary Club Dec. 6 presented the Moab Free Clinic with a donation of $10,000 to help fund the various services offered by the clinic.
Following a formal and written request from President J. Stuart Adams and Speaker Brad Wilson, Gov. Gary Herbert has issued a call for a special session of the Utah Legislature. The session will be held at 5 p.m. on Thursday, Dec. 12, according to a statement from the Governor’s Office.
Every year I go to Center and Main to watch Moab’s Electric Light Parade.
None of us like having to pay more taxes, but we need to support the new proposed tax increases. In hindsight, past Grand County councils should have made small increases each year to keep up with inflation.
Somebody tampered with the heating and cooling system at the Moab Free Health Clinic recently, according to Moab City Police, causing $100 in damage to the unit. Staff at the clinic said that someone might have tampered with the unit previously, as well, possibly in September of this year and January of last year.
Zella Chloe Ceniceros passed away unexpectedly in late October. On Dec. 3, Grand County High School honored her memory during a Red Devils boys basketball home game. The color purple was the theme. The cheerleading squad wore oversized purple bows in their hair. The basketball team donned purple socks.
The Grand County High School drill team earned the respect of their coach when members attended the Mustang Classic, on Saturday, December 7, at Herriman High School.
The Richfield Invite on Friday, Dec. 6 and Saturday, Dec. 7, at Richfield High School was a successful meet for the Grand County Swim Team. “We were able to swim against a couple of big teams and hold our own,” coach Brian Pierce said in an e-mail. The Grand boys team took second place out of seven competing schools. The Lady Devils earned third place out of eight competing schools.
Grand County High senior and elite cross-country runner Evan Ellison represented Moab well in Saturday’s 37th annual Winter Sun 10K, finishing third out of 183 participants in a race that was dominated by Grand Junction competitors.
The Moab Red Rocks Invitational marked the beginning of the Red Devil wrestling season in a big way on Friday, Dec. 6 and Saturday, Dec. 7, when over 180 male and female grapplers from 14 schools in Colorado and Utah came to Moab.
Nearly 80 county residents crowded the San Juan County Commission Chambers Dec. 4 for a Truth in Taxation hearing regarding proposed property tax increases. San Juan County Commissioners are poised to consider the increases when they finalize the 2020 county budget before the end of December.