The Southeast Utah Health Department was recently awarded $370,000 for Maternal Infant Early Childhood Home Visiting funding, according to the department.
Gov. Gary R. Herbert has issued a call for a special session of the Utah State Legislature for Monday, Sept. 16, that will focus on issues related to medical cannabis, especially how it will be dispensed now that the State of Utah will no longer be involved, according to a statement from the Governor’s Office.
Grand County School District needs you! If you have a day or two a week to help in educating our students, or if your children are now in school all day and you would like to work the same hours as your children, please sign up as a substitute teacher.
I can’t remember exactly when I first met Floyd Stoughton. It was probably sometime in 1985 when he began building his house on Shafer Lane. But whenever it was, I’ve enjoyed our association and friendship for these last many years
I’m thinking I’ll continue with some more family stories of Thompson Springs in the 1950s. As mentioned in the last column, things were kind of spicy and dicey due to the influx of uranium miners and the assorted commotion they were causing out in the hills and when they came into town to wet their whistles.
Dust is flying in the alpine meadows of the La Sal Mountains. Centuries-old cushion plants are crushed, rare daisies are shorn to their roots, and ovals of bare dirt stand out like scars among the wildflowers. The cause is not hikers. It’s not bikers. It’s goats.
The Red Devils girls tennis team competed in the St. George Invitational on Friday, Sept. 6 and Saturday, Sept. 7.
The Edge of the Cedars State Park Museum will host a free lecture, “When Lightning Strikes Twice: A Novel Approach to Associating Rock Art Images and Fulgurites,” presented by archaeological researcher John Pitts at 2 p.m. Saturday, Sept. 14 at Edge of the Cedars State Park’s museum in Blanding.
With the help of the Utah Division of Wildlife Resources, Moab City Police tranquilized the female bear and are moving it to the Book Cliffs.
Two members of the Utah Legislature, the vice president of Utah State University Extension department and USU Moab Associate Vice President Lianna Etchberger lobbied the Grand County Council for its financial support Tuesday in adding Extension services to the planned Moab campus.
After two pedestrians died crossing Main Street last month, a side-by-side closely missed construction workers on Mill Creek Drive, and a collision with a car injured two motorcyclists, traffic safety is on the fore of many Moabites’ minds.
Seeking “a higher quality of communication” regarding the need to ease traffic congestion at Arches National Park and, by extension, elsewhere in Grand County, Grand County Council Member Curtis Wells and Moab City Council Member Kalen Jones have worked behind the scenes trying to find ways to solve one of the most vexing problems in the region.