Friday, May 29, 2020

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    City cuts jobs to bridge huge tax loss

    These steps are in addition to cuts made March 13 when 60 part-time employees were terminated.

    District to end student meal delivery by bus; drive-through opens at HMK

    Instead, as of Monday, June 1 through June 30, all children 18 years old and younger can receive a meal from 11 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. at a drive-through at Helen M. Knight Elementary School, 505 N. MiVida Drive.

    Youth spots fire, alerts authorities

    "They (firefighters) figured out where the fire was coming from … it started with a cigarette.”

    Leaving Guatemala

    I selected “send me where I’m needed most,” my desire to immerse myself in another country’s culture not affixed to any location in particular.

    Broken bones in Left Hand

    All but one of the injuries involved jumping from rocks into a shallow pool at the base of a waterfall.

    How the Canyonlands Care Center is protecting residents

    Part of expanding coronavirus testing in Moab will involve regularly testing residents at the Canyonlands Care Center. This isn’t just part of...

    Colorado National Monument increases recreational access

    Beginning Thursday, May 21, Colorado National Monument reopened access to Saddlehorn Visitor Center, Devil’s Kitchen Trailhead Parking, and Cold Shivers Overlook. Rim Rock Drive and all hiking trails are also open.

    What does asymptomatic testing mean for businesses?

    People can unwittingly spread COVID-19 even if they have no symptoms.

    Employment data confirms Grand is among worst hit in state

    The figures confirm earlier estimates that roughly one in five to one in six jobs in Grand County have been lost to COVID-19.

    Widespread testing is key to Moab’s path forward

    Once a person develops symptoms of COVID-19, it has likely already been days since they started unknowingly spreading the virus. As such, local health officials want to expand testing locally for the coronavirus.

    Opinion

    Letter: Haircuts, concerts not ‘constitutional rights’

    Our Constitution does not list mall shopping and concert attendance as constitutional rights, and for good reason.

    Letter: Post-Memorial Day musings

    My young political life and understanding began as a humble, financially challenged, Lake Michigan, cigarette smoking 11-year-old paperboy.

    Letter: Do you trust Bill Gates?

    Hundreds of international experts have called for a moratorium on 5G, citing “serious health concerns."

    Why I wear the mask

    I wear the mask because people who know about viruses and community spread and pandemic response protocols are far more trustworthy than any politician telling you something different.

    Town Council nixes use of gravel pit

    Pamela Gibson and Tory Hill were also sworn in as members of the board and Hill was selected to continue as treasurer for the board.

    Most Read

    Young sisters killed in Goblin Valley flash flood

    Two young siblings from West Jordan died in a flashflood at Little Wild Horse Canyon inside Goblin Valley State Park in Emery...

    Arches, Canyonlands to reopen May 29

    Arches and Canyonlands national parks will partially reopen to the public at the end of the month, according to a spokesperson for the parks, following guidance from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention and state and local public health authorities.

    Man pleads guilty to crimes against minor

    A Moab man has pleaded guilty after his January arrest on allegations he had engaged in a two-year sexual relationship with a teenager.

    Samuel Beauregard, 45, could receive up to five years on each of the two counts to which he pleaded guilty...

    Another business folds: Owner says Atomic Grill will not reopen

    In a public letter to Moab posted on his Facebook profile, Tim Buckingham, chef and owner of the Atomic Grill and Lounge...

    Fearing alcohol poisoning, deputy sends 3 boys to MRH; 2 adults charged

    Jordan Munoz-Luquin, 22, and 28-year-old Jose Guadalupe Herrera Ramirez were charged with contributing to the delinquency of a minor and furnishing alcohol to the boys, knowing they were minors.

    Escapee found at motel in which he told cop he was staying

    When he returned the officer discovered his arrestee had escaped through the window.
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    Comunity & Culture

    Some Gave All

    While only a handful of residents attended, Ron Irwin played a recording explaining the meaning behind “The Star Spangled Banner,” that the late Paul Harvey narrated years ago.

    Tales of Trails: Dominguez Canyon offers wilderness, hikes, history

    Little Dominguez Canyon near Grand Junction, Colorado, was home to prehistoric Native Americans and a homesteading family that raised peaches there....

    Free Fishing Day is June 6

    If you’d like to catch a fish in Utah’s beautiful outdoors — while social distancing, of course — but you don’t have a fishing license, Free Fishing Day on Saturday, June 6, is the perfect opportunity to give it a try.

    Colorado National Monument increases recreational access

    Beginning Thursday, May 21, Colorado National Monument reopened access to Saddlehorn Visitor Center, Devil’s Kitchen Trailhead Parking, and Cold Shivers Overlook. Rim Rock Drive and all hiking trails are also open.

    DWR to conduct checkpoints to help prevent the spread of quagga mussels

    By state law, DWR officials are authorized to conduct administrative checkpoints on various roadways throughout the year to help prevent the spread of quagga mussels. These are different than mandatory inspection stations at bodies of water and other areas because all vehicles — not just those transporting watercraft — will be directed off the road.

    Nominees sought for Theodore Roosevelt Genius Prize Advisory Council

    It will focus on endangered species protection, invasive species management, poaching and wildlife trafficking prevention, and nonlethal solutions to human-wildlife conflicts, according to a press release from the department.

    A look at how DWR, other agencies help Utah’s razorback suckers survive

    There are currently 18 wildlife species in Utah on the federal endangered species list, with 10 listed as endangered and eight listed as threatened.