Sunday, May 31, 2020


Moab, UT

69.3 F


    BLM seeks public comment on proposed San Juan County drilling

    The Bureau of Land Management seeks public comment on a proposal to drill two oil and gas wells in San Juan County six to eight miles northeast of the town of Bluff.

    Snow and ice in the Colorado River

    Thursday's snow will the last the Moab area will see… until Monday, Jan. 27, when rain or snow showers could once again hit the region.

    Snowpack off to good start with SE Utah at 190% of normal

    Snowpack in Utah got off to a good start for the second year in a row, according to Jordan Clayton, a supervisor and data collection officer for the U.S. Department of Agriculture’s Natural Resource Conservation Service.

    A show of snow

    Skiers, sledders urged to keep eye on avalanche conditions as storms continue to cover Moab Moab received a whopping snow storm Dec. 27 that created near white-out conditions in various areas throughout the...

    2019: Sports & outdoors year in review, January – June

    A state report, released amidst large storms that brought snow and rain to Moab, detailed the severity of the state’s low water year ending in 2019.

    Western mayors urge Congress to support Land, Water Conservation Fund in 2020 federal budget

    Niehaus: Leave this place at least as good, if not better, for future generations Moab Mayor Emily Niehaus was among several other mayors representing cities in the West to urge Congress to permanently fund...

    Meetings on reducing salt in Colorado, Dolores rivers set

    The Bureau of Reclamation seeks public input on alternatives to reduce salinity in the Colorado River from sources in the Paradox Valley in western Colorado. Currently, the Paradox Valley Unit in Montrose County, Colorado, is intercepting naturally occurring brine and injecting it 16,000 feet underground via a deep injection well.

    Feds seek comments on environmental impacts of proposed Lake Powell pipeline

    The Glen Canyon Dam in Page, Arizona marks the beginning of a 140-mile pipeline project that is currently undergoing the public comment process. Photo courtesy of the Bureau of Reclamation The Bureau of...

    Another perspective: Confronting climate change despite our fears

    When the two of us talk to people about climate disruption, there are three common responses. The first is something like, “Don’t disrupt my beautiful life.” The second is, “That’s too upsetting; let’s talk about something else.”...

    State inspects 300K boats in ’19 to help prevent spread of mussels

    Quagga mussels are an invasive species that encrust and clog to damage equipment and boats. Photo courtesy of the National Park Service Utah Division of Wildlife Resources and State Parks personnel were busy...

    Latest News

    White Mesa Mill hopes to benefit from Trump’s uranium reserve plan

    Energy Fuels, the owner of the White Mesa Mill and mining properties in San Juan County, is hopeful that a new proposal in the federal budget could be a lifeline...

    Tales of Trails: Dominguez Canyon offers wilderness, hikes, history

    Little Dominguez Canyon near Grand Junction, Colorado, was home to prehistoric Native Americans and a homesteading family that raised peaches there....

    Free Fishing Day is June 6

    If you’d like to catch a fish in Utah’s beautiful outdoors — while social distancing, of course — but you don’t have a fishing license, Free Fishing Day on Saturday, June 6, is the perfect opportunity to give it a try.

    Leaving Guatemala

    I selected “send me where I’m needed most,” my desire to immerse myself in another country’s culture not affixed to any location in particular.

    City cuts jobs to bridge huge tax loss

    These steps are in addition to cuts made March 13 when 60 part-time employees were terminated.