A deputy with the Grand County Sheriff’s Office recently arrested a man as he was driving through Moab and charged him with intent to distribute a controlled substance after officers allegedly found him high on methamphetamines and carrying seven grams of the drug, a scale and $213.
Deputies with the Grand County Sheriff’s Office seized 25 pounds of cocaine from two men during a traffic stop near Crescent Junction that started, according to police, on suspicion that the car had illegally tinted windows.
Note: An update to this story explains that the vaping devices were retested since the publication of this article and showed no presence of methamphetamine.
The Bureau of Land Management seeks public comment on a proposal to drill an oil and gas well in northern San Juan County. The proposed well pad is located on public lands approximately 1.7 miles southeast of Looking Glass Rock.
Officials, dignitaries and residents observed a major milestone at the Moab Uranium Mill Tailings Remedial Action site at Lions Park Tuesday after the project reached the 10 million tons of low-level radioactive waste shipped mark, leaving 6 million more tons left to move to Crescent Junction.
There are countless iconic views throughout the National Park system, but some of the best known are found in the orange-red canyons and stone arches of southern Utah. Arches National Park and nearby Canyonlands National Park have become favorite destinations for tourists from around the world, many of whom visit both in the same trip.
Two-dozen female veterans and their guides and counselors make their way down the Colorado River. Warriors on Cataract Canyon, a nonprofit group that works with wounded warriors, took the women warriors – 21 Americans and three Britons – on a four-day whitewater trip through Cataract Canyon.
The Grand County High Speech and Debate team season started well Oct. 4-5 at the University of Utah’s Beehive Bonanza. Head coach Carrie Strecker said seniors Emma Millis and Ty Martinez finaled in Congressional Debate. Junior Jack Charlton placed fourth in Novice Informative behind sophomore Chessadie Garfield and Elana Ross, who placed second and third, respectively.
Members of the Moab Rotary Club recently distributed about 130 dictionaries to five classes of third graders at HMK and Moab Charter School, above. Teachers were pleased with the donation, especially since it came early in the school year, according to an announcement from the club.
The 10-year statewide management plan for bighorn sheep in Utah was approved in November 2018, and on Oct. 3 the Utah Wildlife Board approved plans for each of the specific regions in Utah that have bighorn sheep populations, according to Faith Jolley of the Utah Division of Wildlife Resources.
Members of the Moab Red Devils mountain biking team continued their amazing season, once again finishing first in points in their division at a new course in Price over the weekend, according to Greg Child.
The Moab Points & Pebbles Club is hosting the 60th annual Rock, Gem and Mineral Show this weekend at the Old Spanish Trail Arena. There will be vendors, displays, demonstrations and prizes, along with field trips to Yellow Cat and Spring Canyon uplands. Admission to the show is free, and food concessions will be provided by the LaSal Masonic Lodge and Arches Shrine Club. Doors will open at 10 a.m. Friday through Sunday. A club volunteer plays the spin game with show-goers during last year’s event, while other participants admire beads in all colors and forms. See more upcoming events in Save the Dates.