The slow season has arrived in the Moab area and the number of events, like the number of tourists, has dwindled. Still, there’s plenty of holiday fun to be had this weekend.
Mackson Clay Nagel, a boy, was born on Nov. 15 to Keith Nagel and Hailey Myers.
We’ve all been warned about what’s in the fine print when it comes to contracts. I’m reckoning with this fact in the wake of a power outage and resulting electrical surge that caused several thousand dollars worth of damage to the solar power generating system on my house.
Denise Tangren Merkl, 70, died of cardiac arrest on Nov. 30, 2019, at Canyonlands Care Center. She passed without apparent pain or prolonged process, which is of great comfort to her family. Mrs. Merkl is a native of Moab and a descendant of Moab pioneers. Many of her relatives live in Moab, Salt Lake and Provo.
Some important holiday mail-by dates are rapidly approaching, according to the U.S. Postal Service. Ensuring that loved ones receive their holiday mail in time is a priority for the Postal Service. Utah Post Offices are encouraging Utahns to mail early and conveniently this holiday season.
Proposed requirements could put a damper on new lodging developments if they are ultimately approved by the Moab City Council. The proposals, discussed during a special meeting last week, are in regard to renewable energy, maximizing on-site capture of rainwater, and creating spaces for shuttle stops.
The Housing Authority of Southeastern Utah had a fairly good year in 2019, according to a report offered by Executive Director Ben Riley at the Nov. 19 Grand County Council meeting.
Annual GCHS musical a ‘smash!’
Moab legend Lin Ottinger shared stories of his life exploits before an audience of over 70 people on Tuesday, Nov. 19, at the Moab Museum. Young and old piled into the newly renovated facility. The crowd laughed at Ottinger’s jokes, heartily applauded his original poetry, and learned how he fell in love with Moab.
The City of Moab will hold an open house from 5 p.m. to 7 p.m. Tuesday, Dec. 3 inside council chambers at City Hall, 217 E. Center Street, to gather input from the public on aesthetics and features of the parking structure to be built in downtown Moab, according to a statement from Lisa Church, the city’s spokesperson.
Last winter, four people died in avalanches in the State of Utah, including one in Moab’s La Sal Mountains. Learning about avalanches is imperative for winter recreationists, including snowmobilers and backcountry skiers, according to avalanche forecaster Eric Trenbeath.