The Canyonlands PRCA Rodeo crowned the 2020 Royalty this past Saturday. Chloe Talbot, right, was named queen and Ella Munger, left, junior queen. Rozalyn Krist, center, was named attendant. This year’s rodeo takes place June 5-7.
Blues artist Johnny Rawls, perennial Moab favorite, returns for a five-night concert series: 9 p.m. Friday and Saturday, March 13 -14 at Woody’s Tavern; 6 p.m. Sunday, March 15 at Eddie McStiffs Restaurant; Monday, 7 p.m. March 16 at the Blu Pig; and 6 p.m. at the Atomic Lounge for Saint Patrick’s Day, March 17.
Back of Beyond Books will host authors Pam Houston and Ginger Gaffney at 7 p.m. on Friday, March 6. Both authors will read from their memoirs.
Longtime Grand County Weed Control Supervisor Tim Higgs was presented with the Lifetime Achievement Award from his peers at the Board of the Utah Weed Supervisors Association.
Timothy Oscar Martin will celebrate his 80th birthday Friday, March 14, and the community is invited to the party at the home of David and Roseanne Lewis, 456 Wingate Ave., from noon to 4 p.m. This will be an open house with light snacks and visiting. Please join us.
A week after Boy Scouts of America filed for bankruptcy protection as it funds a nationwide compensation trust for survivors of sexual abuse, a group of locals led by Scoutmaster Mingo Gritts are hoping to revive the Boy Scouts’s tradition of organized Scouting in Moab, for boys and for girls.
The Utah Department of Alcoholic Beverage Control recently named local employee Wendy Mayberry as its employee of the quarter, out of the departments approximately 650 employees statewide. Mayberry was rewarded with a plaque and performance bonus.
Silver bells and cockleshells and pretty maids all in a row might be how gardens grow in the world of nursery rhymes, but in Moab it takes time, diligence and tender loving care.
New leadership roles, new positions and a new investigative reporting initiative are coming to KUER, the station announced Monday. The plan includes new staff for KUER News and external communications, as well as new responsibilities for the NPR member station’s current editorial leaders.
The public is invited to tour the nearly-ready-for–a-grand-reopening Moab Museum from 3 p.m. to 7 p.m. Saturday, Feb. 29.
The third installment of the free SyFy Movie Night features the classic film, “Invasion of the Body Snatchers,” 7 p.m. to 9 p.m. Friday, Feb. 21 at the Moab Arts & Recreation Center, 111 E. 100 North. This from IMDb: “A small-town doctor learns that the population of his community is being replaced by emotionless alien duplicates.” Hmmm, just in time for tourist season.
The NBCC Foundation, an affiliate of the National Board for Certified Counselors, Inc., recently awarded an $8,000 2019 NBCC Foundation rural scholarship to Pippa S. Thomas, of Moab. The rural scholarship is awarded to counseling students who are from rural communities and commit to practicing in rural areas upon graduation.