Monday, August 10, 2020


Moab, UT

77.3 F

    Castle Valley Comments

    Power outage was major inconvenience

    The road closure and power outage were not related, contrary to some rumors, according to Dave Eskelsen.

    Beautiful lightning show has downside

    Other residents either took photos or just watched in awe as the spectacle unfolded before them.

    Fire destroys a Castle Valley home

    Within minutes the first arriving Castle Valley unit found the structure and a vehicle fully engulfed in flames.

    COVID-19 strands couple in Castle Valley

    The couple planned to return in mid-May but was told by airport authorities that it would open in June then July and now they are being told possibly August.

    Fourth of July parade a hit with residents

    The parade had about 17 entrants, which was a pretty respectable number for such a small community.

    Helicopter traffic due to Roc Fire

    Since the engines will be carrying an ample amount of water in the parade, some of the firefighters might not be able to contain the urge to spread some of it around to the spectators.

    Opinion: Library to reopen on a limited basis

    Castle Valley Librarian Jenny Haraden announced this week that curbside delivery of books, audiobooks, movies or magazines will be available at the Castle Valley Library starting July 1. The service will be...

    Where there is smoke there is not always fire

    “On an average day ... 800,000 weather observations are collected from 43 airlines."

    Town Hall will remain closed for now

    The church issued pretty strict guidelines to follow in an effort to keep everyone safe at our meetings this week.

    Opinion: For some, weather is an obsession

    Benjamin Franklin apparently had many quotes, but one is: “Some people are weatherwise, but most are otherwise.”
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