Tuesday, August 4, 2020


Moab, UT

84.6 F


    DWR had a busy Pioneer Day weekend, working to prevent invasive quagga mussel spread

    DWR conservation officers issued 60 citations. Most of the citations were issued for failure to stop at an inspection station, and some were for infractions of state rules to prevent the spread of invasive species, like failing to pull drain plugs.

    For many on the Navajo Nation, getting water requires travel, a wait in long lines and lots of patience

    More than 40% of Navajo Nation households in Utah’s San Juan County do not have running water.

    Importance of potash: Reports highlight Utah’s contribution to mineral resources

    When it comes to the most vital mineral resources in the United States, Utah hosts 28 of them and actively produces six of the nation’s 35 critical minerals.

    Fox Corp. CEO acquires property, rock art along Mill Creek

    Single-family housing is the primary use permitted on the properties by Grand and San Juan ordinances.

    Drought conditions grip Utah; stats are grim

    It’s unlikely things will improve this late in the water year.

    County approves letter opposing September gas lease sales

    The oppositional letter asserts that the lease sale “threatens the core of our tourism economy by locking in long-term oil and gas leases on and around popular recreation areas that are vital to our local economy.”

    Weekly electronics, universal waste recycling now available Saturdays

    Electronic waste includes items such as computers, televisions, printers, scanners, cellular phones, cables, extension cords, keyboards, speakers and more.

    Waste collection event rescheduled

    This event remains subject to change depending on the evolution of COVID-19 and budgetary constraints.

    Fatal rabbit disease detected in Utah; authorities seek reports of cases

    The virus can survive in the environment for months and can be spread by contact with infected rabbits, objects, people, or even shoes that have been contaminated by rabbit feces.

    June 6 Derecho left damage in its wake

    Crazy weather in early June has left some lasting impressions, partly because of a weather event called a “derecho.” Parts of southeastern Utah and western Colorado received more than an inch of...

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    Quirks skew Grand’s COVID tally

    When a visitor in such situations tests positive, where should that case be marked? Should it be marked where they tested positive, or their place of residence?

    The Market on Center

    A new type of farmers market is happening in Moab this summer, and it began on July 23. Dubbed “The Market on Center,” it includes vendors selling food and produce, artisan creations and other items.

    Domestic travel not replacing global visits

    The overall figures for 2020, not just the month of June, are more striking.

    CNY flights more empty than full

    The numbers align with anecdotes from businesses of seeing more Texas and California license plates than typical.

    Abandoned mine reclamation project could begin this fall

    The closure methods include masonry walls, steel grates, rebar barricade and earthen backfill.