Monday, August 10, 2020


Moab, UT

77.3 F


    Stories of Interest

    New professor for USU Moab’s recreation program

    Utah State University Moab students enrolled in the recreation resource management program are seeing the program grow and expand with the addition of Wayne Freimund.

    USU-Moab prepared for fall semester

    The university is calling on all students, staff and faculty to do their part to minimize risk to the rest of the community.

    GCSD finalizes back to school plan

    Mask-wearing would be handled as a discipline issue, according to district Superintendent Taryn Kay.

    USU Extension 4-H hosts virtual mental health camp for teens

    Utah State University Extension 4-H hosts a virtual summer camp focusing on mental health and well-being for youth. Camp Thrive is designed...

    Survey: Local parents want daily in-person teaching

    “I really don’t think that 40% of all people are not going to send their kid to school.”

    In-person schooling will begin Sept. 8; parents may opt for online learning

    Rather than sticking with the previously planned Aug. 20 start date, classes will restart for most students on Sept. 8 to give teachers time to plan for the vastly changed mode of teaching they will have to engage this year due to the pandemic.

    Utah Women & Leadership Project relocated to USU

    By Julene ReeseUSU Extension The Utah State University Jon M. Huntsman School of Business is now home to the...

    Opioid epidemic: USU Extension program recognized

    From 2013 through 2015, Utah’s opioid overdoses outpaced deaths from firearms, falls and motor vehicle accidents.

    Sneak Peek: Middle School nears completion

    The footprint is large and built with growth in mind, to the possibility of accommodating up to 500 seventh and eighth graders.

    School district weighs COVID-19 plan

    Kay said during an interview last month that she too was deeply hopeful Grand County teachers could invite children back into the classroom this fall.

    GCSD faculty, staff honored for years of service

    In 2020 the district recognized 24 employees for their longevity and four retiring employees.

    Some Grand Junction residents want Walker’s name removed from sites

    Recent calls across the country for confederate statues to be taken down have affected Grand Junction, where...

    Dolphin named executive at UIAAA

    The Utah Interscholastic Athletic Administrators Association has named Grand County High School Athletic Director Ron Dolphin as...

    GCHS sports to begin on schedule

    Oglesby said the board of the association will meet again in late July to “continue dialogue regarding statewide health recommendations and best practices.”

    A lost season of GCHS sports

    Students cope with disappointments, uncertainties The announcement came over the intercom on March 12....

    HMK’s Wright is named wrestler of year

    Austin Paris Wright was named the Junior Wrestler of the Year last week at the USA Utah...

    Off and running, seeking new team members

    Members of the Grand County High School cross-country team hold their first practice of the season Monday morning. Coach Randy Martin said he’s looking for more students to join the team.